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Empowering women : a history of Zonta International in New Zealand, 1965-2016 / Jennifer A. Loughton; researched and written by Jennifer A. Loughton M.A. (Hons. History) Zonta International District 16 Historian and Archivist ; reviewed by Lynette Grave and Bridget Orman.

By: Loughton, Jennifer, 1948-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: [Dunedin, New Zealand] : Zonta International District 16, [2017]Copyright date: ©2017Description: 476 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780473402426; 0473402424.Subject(s): Zonta International. District 16 -- History | Zonta International. District 16 -- Presidents | Women -- New Zealand -- Societies and clubs | Women in charitable work -- New Zealand | Social advocacy -- New ZealandDDC classification: 369.50993 Summary: A history of the activities and achievements of the Zonta women's organisation in New Zealand, including New Zealand and Australian governors of the organisation.
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"The Convention of Zonta Clubs was formed in Buffalo, New York, USA in 1919. Mary E. Jenkins was the first president. The Zonta colours and emblem were adopted in 1920 and the first issue of The Zontian was published. The word ZONTA is derived from a Lakota Sioux word meaning 'honest' and 'trustworthy.' In 1923 the first international project was funded to care for 115,000 orphan children and women in Smyrna, Turkey, although the Zonta International Foundation was not established until 1984. In 1930 the name Zonta International was adopted as the first European club had been established in Vienna, Austria. Zonta International has 30,000 members, 1160 clubs in 66 countries working together to improve the lives of women and girls."--Back cover.

Includes bibliographical references.

A history of the activities and achievements of the Zonta women's organisation in New Zealand, including New Zealand and Australian governors of the organisation.