Chair’s Report 2018

It has been a privilege to work with an incredibly hard-working, talented and creative (not to mention fun!) Committee of…

New website

Kia ora koutou, nau mai! Welcome to the new website of the Labour History Project. We’re still adding things here,…

Class War in the Old West

Peter Clayworth, who is writing a biography of New Zealand trade unionist Pat Hickey, tracks some of Hickey’s background through…

Fighting Back (review)

Fighting Back, a 1949 film by Cecil Holmes. Reviewed by Dean Parker in LHP Newsletter 46. ‘The first on-the-spot film…

LHP Newsletter 46, June 2009

LHP Newsletter 46, June 2009 featured news on the launch of Kiwi Compañeros, the ALHG’s seminar on the Women’s Charter,…

The Great 08 (review)

The Great 08: Blackball Coal Miners’ Strike 27 February – 13 May 1908 by Brian Wood. 230 pages. Reviewed by…