People’s History Symposium 2016: Precarious Work – past, present and future

Each year, since 2013, the Labour History Project, National Library of New Zealand and Wellington Museum have collaborated to make history more accessible to the Wellington public with a series of lectures or a one-day symposium on a particular theme. …

People’s History 2016: ‘Precarious Work – past, present and future’

People’s History 2016: ‘Precarious Work – past, present and future’

Sunday 6 November 9.30 – 4.30pm, Wellington Museum A full day symposium This year the collaborative programme People’s History again takes the form of a full day symposium, this time on the topic of precarious work. People’s History is an…

Bert Roth Award 2016

The 2016 Bert Roth award was announced at our AGM; the judges’ report shows the strength of Labour History in New Zealand today. ************** Putting together the short-list is always a pleasure in exploring the range of work that documents…

Labour History Project 2017 Scholarship

The Labour History Project offers a one-off $2000 scholarship towards a MA degree on an aspect of New Zealand labour history.  We give particular consideration to applicants who have been active in the workforce and plan to study an aspect…

LHP Bulletin - August 2016

LHP Bulletin – August 2016

The August 2016 issue of the LHP Bulletin has been released. Contents include: FEATURE ARTICLES A Pig Islander in the Spanish Civil War: Some New Evidence A Fleet Street Personality: Evelyn Kate Isitt, 1876-1948 2015 Rona Bailey Memorial Lecture: “What…

Seeking Archivist for Labour History Project

The Labour History Project recently received a grant for a project to identify and collect records of the history of the Labour party and we are seeking an archivist: Position Title: Archivist, Labour 100 Project Hours: 20 hours per week…

LHP Bulletin - April 2016

LHP Bulletin – April 2016

The latest issue of the LHP Bulletin has been released. If you’re an LHP member you get access to it as soon as it’s available!   FEATURE ARTICLES Hostels and Hospitality: Civilian Women and American Marines in Wartime Wellington “We…