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.
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.
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.
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.