Anne Spencer Public Sculpture in Napier

The work was unveiled at a public ceremony on 14 Feb, 2021.

From ‘Hawkes Bay Today’ :

The Napier-born founder of the New Zealand Federation of Women’s Institutes has been remembered as a “remarkable woman” and “forward thinking proto-feminist”.

After being covered by a box for a couple of weeks, a bronze cast statue of Anna Elizabeth Jerome Spencer (known to her friends as Bessie), born in Napier in 1872, has now been unveiled on the corner of Shakespeare Rd and Browning St. View Article