Twenty-one years after its formation, the Trade Union History Project is finally experiencing a complete renovation, from a new name to a revised constitutional structure and expanded scope of activity.
Following the overwhelmingly successful Blackball ’08 Commemoration in Blackball at Easter, the Wellington WEA and the Trade Union History Project would like to offer Wellington People a chance to hear some of the main speakers and experience some of the other highlights of what was an extremely memorable and important occasion.
A one day seminar to mark the 70th anniversary of the formation of the New Zealand Federation of Labour in 1937.
Rona Bailey was an icon of left-wing politics in New Zealand as well as being a founding member of the TUHP Committee. We were lucky secure the services of Robert Reid to give the inaugural lecture.
For the first time ever, the story of New Zealand’s involvement in the Spanish Civil War was publicly examined at a highly successful Trade Union History Project seminar on the weekend of 4-5 November 2006.
Paul Corliss, Words at Work: An annotated bibliography of New Zealand trade union literature, Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, 2006
Film and video grants awarded by the TUHP from 1987 to 2001
Revolution: The 1913 Great Strike in New Zealand is a collection of papers that arose out of a 2003 Trade Union History Project conference that brought together many of New Zealand’s leading historians to re-explore the 1913 General Strike.