Eight Inspirational AF Kiwi Women Who Are Changing The World In 2018

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There are so many reasons why Parris Goebel is one hell of a role model. Along with her sisters, Parris launched Sisters United, an organisation which provides a range of mentoring programmes to help empower the lives of young Pacific and Maori women.

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Not only is Alexia Hilbertidou the youngest person to go on a project mission with NASA, she’s empowering the next gen of female trailblazers with GirlBoss NZ.

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Georgia Nott of Broods, is doing her bit to change the male-dominated music industry. She made a powerful statement on International Woman's Day by releasing #TheVenusProject, an album created entirely by women.

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Golriz Ghahraman made history last year, when she became New Zealand's first refugee MP. She's worked as a human rights & constitutional lawyer for twelve years.

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Portia Woodman is one of the country’s finest athletes & she’s an incredible role model for girls looking to pursue a rugby career. The Black Ferns star has won a number of awards, and was named Women's Player of the Year in 2017.

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Since she first came onto the scene in 2009, Lorde has remained one of the hottest names in music. The award-winning singer is not afraid to call out sexism in the music industry.

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Jacinda Ardern is Aotearoa's youngest PM in over 150 years. She will also be the second elected world leader to give birth while in office.

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Last year, Chloe Swarbrick became New Zealand's youngest MP in over 42 years.

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