While assorted groups marched for democracy in Auckland, people were marching in Oamaru for a similar cause:
They were part of the street parade in the Victorian Heritage Celebrations.
Waitaki Mayor, Alec Fmailton, Mayoress Heather, the Queen of Victorian Oamaru and celebration committee chair, Sally Hope travelled by horse drawn carriage:
Also on parade, though not necessarily in support of votes for women were foot soldiers of Alf’s Imperial Army:
Emergency services were represented with an ambulance . . .
. . . a fire engine . . .
. . . and a policeman:
There was steam power . . .
. . . and pedal power:
And if Donna Demente’s car was a few decades ahead of the Victorian era, what it lacked in historical authenticity was more than compensated for by its artistry: