People's History Series 2014

People’s History Series 2014

The Labour History Project is delighted to be working in partnership with the Museum of Wellington City and Sea and the National Library of New Zealand to present this year’s People’s History Series. This year’s series, from October 22 to November 26, examines the experiences and impact of Wellington’s immigrant workers.

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Jim McAloon: Cook Strait Immigrants in the 1840s and 1850s
Oct 22 MOWCAS 5:30pm

Mr Stan Manterys: Refugees and immigrant workers in Wellington & Mr Zdzislaw (Eric) Lepionka: The Arrival of Polish Refugees 1980-1983
Oct 29 MOWCAS 12:30pm

Judi Altinkaya: Migrant Settlement
Nov 5 MOWCAS 5:30pm

Rebecca Lenihan: Jocks’ of all trades: an occupational profile of New Zealand’s Scots, 1840-1920
Nov 12 NL 5:30pm

Charlotte Macdonald: Bringing colonialism home: ‘house girls’ in World War Two New Zealand
Nov 19 NL 5:30pm

Pushpa Wood: Migrating to New Zealand – what do we bring with us and what do we leave behind?
Nov 26 NL 5:30pm

MOWCAS = Museum of Wellington City & Sea, Jervois Quay, Wellington
NL= National Library of New Zealand, Corner Molesworth & Aitken St, Wellington.