See our Top Entries

The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust (KEECT) asked young New Zealanders to share their perspective on how we could ‘Rise Above Our Limits’

Our Finalists for 2019

Twelve young women and men showed us how they would go about forging a brighter future. See our Top Entries in our Competitions Page.

Writing or Poetry




In 1877, Kate Edger became the first woman in New Zealand to gain a university degree.

She was a great supporter of the Suffrage Movement and advocated strongly for women to use the vote to bring about change and improvement in society.

Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust

The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust’s purpose is for the promotion, advancement and encouragement amongst women of education, whether it be for research and professional activities, or for artistic and creative activities.

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