Rnz: Beyond Kate



GOLD MEDAL, NEW YORK FESTIVALS RADIO AWARDS: Exploring 125 years of women's suffrage in New Zealand, and the challenges that women face in a society where the rules continue to shift.


  • Fighting the Same Fight

    09/11/2018 Duración: 51min

    Feminised or gendered roles in the workforce were carved out in our past and still impact on the lives of women in the workplace today. Find out more in Episode 8 of Beyond Kate.

  • Sure to Rise

    04/11/2018 Duración: 50min

    Mathematics, science and English might be what we consider the core elements of a good education today, but back when women won the right to vote, learning to bake the perfect scone was considered an essential for girls…Find out more in the latest episode of Beyond Kate.

  • Women Should Be Seen and Heard

    26/10/2018 Duración: 49min

    Is the arts a place where women have equal opportunity? And if not, why not? That's the big question at hand in Episode Six of RNZ podcast, Beyond Kate.

  • Women Caught Between Two Worlds

    18/10/2018 Duración: 52min

    Being a woman of colour in a predominantly white society brings with it a complex set of rules and expectations that are often not spoken about. Episode Four of Beyond Kate looks at some of the Maori suffragists who fought for women's rights and explores how decisions made in our history have impacted on women from non-Pakeha backgrounds today.

  • Rights and Ownership Over the Female Body

    14/10/2018 Duración: 01h01min

    From crotch-less bloomers and women’s fashion in the late 19th century to contraception, menstruation and abortion. Episode Four of Beyond Kate explores the politics and double standards around the female body, and women's access to public space.

  • Standing their ground

    07/10/2018 Duración: 53min

    Episode Three of Beyond Kate explores property and divorce rights for women, the age of consent, and even the right for women to wear what they want... early social reforms still being debated today.

  • The Useful Woman

    28/09/2018 Duración: 52min

    Episode Two of Beyond Kate explores politics, the reality of women at the polling booths, and Victorian attitudes that kept women in the home.

  • Unwrapping the Suffrage Petition

    19/09/2018 Duración: 52min

    Gaining the vote was a battle hard won for New Zealand women. Episode one of Beyond Kate visits the petition, hears about the woman whose name sits atop it & looks at the lives of rural women then and now. 

  • Beyond Kate Trailer

    18/09/2018 Duración: 01min

    Beyond Kate is a podcast exploring women's suffrage in New Zealand 125 years after women gained the right to vote in New Zealand. The series launches 19 September commemorating women's suffrage.