The Runanga Miners’ Hall has been given a Category One listing by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust.
LHP members will be interested in this recently re-published book about the 1949 Carpenters’ Dispute.
Dean Parker has written a fascinating article about New Zealand’s first stay-in strike.
A collection of TUHP & LHP newsletters have been uploaded at issu.com.
Labour History Project members and friends are warmly invited to the 2013 LHP AGM, Tuesday 2 July 2013, 6pm, Todd Foundation Room, Museum of Wellington City and Sea.
The April 2013 Newsletter has been published & sent to our members. It includes articles on New Zealand Chartists, Travelling with Labour History, the Spanish Civil War, Spooks Spying on Citizens and much more…
Originally written and performed by Mervyn Thompson, Coaltown Blues is an intensely personal play with music which depicts both the tragedy and comedy of poverty, politics and struggles throughout Thompson’s childhood in a West Coast mining town. Bats Theatre, Wellington, 28-1 June.
LHP members in Wellington may be interested in a special screening at the Film Archive on Wednesday 22 May at 7pm which was compiled as part of the PSA’s Centenary Celebrations.