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Wednesday 20 November: Party with the Aunties!!

When did you last party with your aunties? Well, they’re inviting you to join them and other members of Staff Women’s Caucus on Wednesday 20 November at the North East Valley Bowling Club for a special event staged by WOW! Productions.

WOW! Productions 'Party with the Aunties' event page

Party with the Aunties is a celebration of a Kiwi family, with a good singalong vibe... you may see someone you recognise.

This original NZ work was created by Mosgiel-born Erina Daniels and the original cast of 2011. It has since toured to many regions and festivals including Nelson, Christchurch and Taranaki Arts festivals, and has enjoyed representing theatre of Aotearoa at the 2016 Festival of Pacific Arts, in Guam.

Party with the Aunties takes place in local clubs, bars and community halls. You are invited to be a guest at Uncle Angus’ 50th birthday party - the show will happen around you.

Singing along is not compulsory, but it will be a fun way to lead into the end of year and to celebrate the start of Summer!

  • When: 7.30-9pm, Wednesday 20 November
  • Where: NEV Bowling Club is at 139 North Road, NEV, and has plenty of parking.
  • Cost: Tickets are $25 (including party snacks) - there’s a cash bar
  • RSVP: 5pm Friday 15 November by payment to the SWC bank account (03 0883 0189838 00). Use your name as particulars and “Partywta” as a reference. Please also send Karin Warnaar ( a confirmation message so that she can order the tickets and match up the details.

We look forward to seeing you and your friends/whanau there!

Suggestions for future events

Please contact a member of the committee to suggest an event.

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Please don't send cash via the internal mail.

Internet banking:

  • Bank: Westpac
  • Branch: Dunedin North
  • Account Number: 03 0883 0189838 00
  • Particulars: Your name
  • Reference: Event name (e.g., “SWC IWD” or “SWC AGM”).

Please also send Karin ( a confirmation message so that she can match up the details.

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Past events 2019

8 March: International Women’s Day Breakfast at the Good Earth Café

In what's becomming an annual tradition, an informal breakfast at The Good Earth Café between 8-9am was well attended and a great opportunity to catch up.

1 August: "A Garden of Earthly Delights" Hocken Exhibition

Thanks to Hocken Curator Robyn Notman for hosting us for a "floor talk" on the exhibition.

28 August: AGM and Dinner

Our AGM and delicious buffet dinner was held at Arana College. Dinner was followed by an informative and entertaining conversation with Suze Jones (Deputy Clerk of the House of Representatives) led by Professor Janine Hayward, of the Department of Politics. 

19 September: Suffrage Day Picnic

A BYO picnic on the lawn between Marama Hall and Geology to celebrate Suffrage Day. 

23 September Annual Suffrage lecture 

Dr Brigid Inder, OBE, presented this year's  Suffrage Lecture titled “International Gender Justice: A Journey towards Equality”. This event is organised by the Federation of Graduate Women.

Find out more about events we've organised for our members in previous years.