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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The People’s History Series continues this Wednesday 29 October at the Museum of Wellington City and Sea, at 12:30 pm. The presentation connects with the story of the several hundred Polish children who arrived in Wellington as refugees in 1944.
LHP Chairman Jim McAloon begins the 2014 People’s History Series, with a talk looking at early immigrants to Wellington at Wellington Museum of City and Sea on 22 October, 5:30pm.
The Labour History Project is delighted to be working in partnership with the Museum of Wellington City and Sea and the National Library of New Zealand to present this year’s People’s History Series. This year’s series, from October 22 to November 26, examines the experiences and impact of Wellington’s immigrant workers.
LHP members might be interested in checking out, or contributing to, the New Zealand trade union memories page.
“You Don’t Scab & You Don’t Crawl: A Tribute to West Coast coal miner Bobby Closs” by Pete Lusk is now available for download.
LHP members may be interested in the Auckland Workers Education Association centennial celebrations on 18-19 October.
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.