Closure of the East Town Railway Workshops, Part Two: Inability to Help

By Russell Marshall In 1972, Russell Marshall was elected Labour Member of Parliament of Wanganui (as the electorate was then called). Rail was an important part of New Zealand’s infrastructure, protected by regulations that limited how far freight could be…

Statement of solidarity with Tariq Khan

The Labour History Project has sent the following statement to the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, in response to a targeted campaign attacking labour history scholar Tariq Khan. The Labour History Project is a group of New Zealand unionists and historians dedicated…