Welcome to the website of the Labour History Project (LHP), the only national organisation dedicated to fostering New Zealand labour history and cultivating an important part of our collective memory.
If you would like to join the LHP email our secretary: email@example.com.
The Labour History Project is delighted to announce Tragedy at Pike River Mine: How and why 29 Men died by Rebecca Macfie as the winner of the inaugural Bert Roth award for labour history.
The latest issue of the LHP Bulletin has been sent out to members. Feature articles include the 2014 Rona Bailey Lecture and an article on spooks and the 1951 Watersiders’ Dispute.
The Annual General Meeting of the Labour History Project (Inc.) will be held on Tuesday 29 July, beginning at 545pm, at the Museum of Wellington City & Sea (on Jervois Quay, close to Hunter St).
The latest issue of the LHP Bulletin has been sent out to members. Feature articles include Harriet Morison and the Tailoresses’ Union, World War One Correspondence between James Allen and William Massey, and the ‘Lawless Law’ in early twentieth century NZ.
The Labour History Project now has a youtube channel, and we’re delighted to announce that the first video to be uploaded is a recording of the talk that Hazel Armstrong gave to the LHP’s 2013 AGM.
There are three upcoming events this month that may be of interest to LHP members: a film, a talk and a bookfair.
The 2014 Rona Bailey Memorial Lecture will be given by Robert Consedine on 13 February.
The latest issue of the LHP Bulletin has been sent out to members. It includes articles on “Declaring ‘Lawless Law’ in Early Twentieth Century” and profiles of ‘Peter the Painter’, ‘Grandma Green’ and Johann Sebastian Trunk. We’re also delighted to feature the three winning entries from the “Another World is Possible” essay competition.