Donald Anderson reviews the LHP’s December 2008 seminar in Wellington. There was something in the air in 1968 A wave of revolt spread around the world In France, workers and students famously almost brought down the government
Following the successful Trans-Tasman Labour History Conference in 2007, the Auckland committee took steps to constitute a formal Auckland Labour History Group.
Twenty-one years after its formation, the Trade Union History Project is finally experiencing a complete renovation, from a new name to a revised constitutional structure and expanded scope of activity.
Following the overwhelmingly successful Blackball ’08 Commemoration in Blackball at Easter, the Wellington WEA and the Trade Union History Project would like to offer Wellington People a chance to hear some of the main speakers and experience some of the other highlights of what was an extremely memorable and important occasion.
A one day seminar to mark the 70th anniversary of the formation of the New Zealand Federation of Labour in 1937.
Rona Bailey was an icon of left-wing politics in New Zealand as well as being a founding member of the TUHP Committee. We were lucky secure the services of Robert Reid to give the inaugural lecture.
For the first time ever, the story of New Zealand’s involvement in the Spanish Civil War was publicly examined at a highly successful Trade Union History Project seminar on the weekend of 4-5 November 2006.
Paul Corliss, Words at Work: An annotated bibliography of New Zealand trade union literature, Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, 2006