Sarah Saunders Page


Sarah Saunders Page born Waimea South, Nelson, New Zealand August 26, 1863 (d. 1950). New Zealand peace leader; Quaker feminist, Socialist; led opposition to conscription World War I in Canterbury Women’s Institute; led No More War movement 1930.


Our contention is that war is all atrocity. It is the supreme national and international crime. It is the insanity of the age which regards brute force as the deciding power.” (May 17, 1916, to prime minister; quote and photo Voices Against War)