The Archives and Records Association of New Zealand, Wellington Branch and the Labour History invite you to this free Records & Archives Week event. Labour History Project members Peter Franks, Dr Peter Clayworth, and Lisa Sacksen will draw on their research experiences to address current archival issues relating to our industrial history.
Includes feature articles on NZ reactions to the Haymarket Martyrs and Two NZ-born Wobblies & much more!
The Labour History Project has been fortunate to secure the services of well-known historian and writer Dick Scott to give the Second Rona Bailey Memorial Lecture
I’d never heard of the great New Zealand-born union activist Pat Mackie until I went to the annual conference of the Australian Association for the Study of Labour History in Melbourne two years ago.
The Auckland Labour History Group is holding a tribute to Michael Joseph Savage as part of the 2009 Auckland City Heritage Festival.
Wednesday 27 May 2009, 8.30 am to 5pm It is now 30 years since the Working Women’s Charter was adopted by the Federation of Labour Conference as policy It had an immediate effect on conditions of work for women and on women’s participation in unions.
Kiwi Companeros: New Zealand and the Spanish Civil War published by Canterbury University Press in association with the LHP and edited by LHP chair Mark Derby, will be released in May 2009.
Hazel Armstrong, Blood on the Coal: The Origins and Future of New Zealand’s Accident Compensation Scheme, Trade Union History Project, Wellington, 2008. pp. 64. NZ $10.00.