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Pay equity material from Danna Glendinning

 Collection — Box: 1 of 1 for Glendining 2021-009
Identifier: gled


  • ca1970-2019
  • Majority of material found in 1985-1991

Brief note about the donor

Danna Glendining has been active in rural and women’s organisations since the 1970s, including Towards Rural Equality of Citizenship (TREC), Women in Agriculture (WAG), Women’s Electoral Lobby (WEL), the National Advisory Council for the Employment of Women (NACEW, which she chaired from 1984-1986). She was the first woman to be elected to the Executive of Federated Farmers. She has worked as an Equal Employment Opportunities consultant, and stood as a candidate for the Green party in Taupo in 2020.

About the Coalition for Equal Value, Equal Pay (CEVEP)

CEVEP was established 1986 after the NZ Clerical Workers Union’s claim for equal pay for work of equal value was rejected by the arbitration court. By forming networks with other interested parties, it became an umbrella group for women’s organisations and unions with an interest in advocating for pay equity policies and legislation in Aotearoa/New Zealand. As of 2020, the organisation remains active in pursuing these goals. For further information, see the website

About the Counci for Equal Pay and Opportunity (CEPO)

CEPO was the predecessor organisation to CEVEP. Founded in 1957 'to bring about as soon as possible the full implementation of the principles of equal pay for equal work (or the rate for the job) and equal opportunity for women in all spheres of employment in New Zealand', CEPO went into recess in 1977, reappearing in 1987 as an affiliate of CEVEP. More information can be found on the New Zealand History website:


20 linear_centimeters (1 box)

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Unverified Partial Draft
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Repository Details

Part of the J C Beaglehole Room, Victoria University of Wellington Library Repository

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