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New Zealand. Parliament


Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Axel G. Hultquist correspondence.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-118
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters from Hultquist to his wife during his 1935 election campaign and during his overseas service; transcripts of the overseas letters; Labour Party telegrams received by his wife upon his death. Dr Michael Bassett used the letters as the basis for his 'A Labour candidate in the Bay of Plenty 1935' published in 'Political science' v. 24, April 1972: 62- 71.

Collection relating to the selection of Labour candidate, Ralph K. Maxwell, for the Waitakere electorate, 1978.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-214
Scope and Contents An anonymous letter directed against Ralph Maxwell, New Zealand Labour Party candidate for Waitakere, November 1978. Includes copy of: Candidate hit by smear letter, New Zealand Herald, clipping from New Zealand Herald. Maxwell won the electorate for Labour Party with a majority of 2,016.

Communist Party of New Zealand records.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-9
Scope and Contents The papers which make up the core of this collection were donated to The University of Auckland by Wilfred (Bill) McAra a prominent member of Communist Party of New Zealand (CPNZ) on behalf of the ESPAL Society. The papers document the activities of the CPNZ from the 1920s until the early 1970s at both the national and local level. The collection includes papers relating to National and District Conferences, general and local body election campaigns, Communist Party study courses, the...

Court proceedings

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-200
Scope and Contents Proceedings of the Supreme Court of New Zealand, Auckland Registry "in the matter of the Judicature Amendment Acts of 1972 and 1977 and in the matter of the Electoral Act 1956". The Manurewa Electoral Rolls case, 1978

Election posters

 Collection — MSS Rack: 1, Bay: 3, Shelf: 5
Identifier: MSS &-Archives-97/2-Outsize

Eric Halstead papers.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-60
Scope and Contents The papers include correspondence files, (private, business and parliamentary); files relating to the Auckland Savings Bank, Auckland Community Chest, New Zealand Travel and Holiday Association, Chartered Institute of Accountants, and various Auckland local bodies and citizens' associations. There is also a New Zealand National Party file.

Ernest Langford papers.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-105
Scope and Contents Collection encompasses all the activities in which Langford was involved, including 23 boxes relating to his government service.

F.C. Chandler papers.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-57
Scope and Contents Papers are related to the organisation of the Labour Party campaign in the Rodney and Waitemata electorates, and include correspondence, memoranda, reports and election ephemera.

Frank Langstone papers.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-59
Scope and Contents A collection of statements relating principally to monetary reform and conscription.

Frank O.V. Acheson papers.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-96/1
Scope and Contents This extensive collection was deposited in the University of Auckland Library in October 1990 by the Trustees of Judge Acheson's estate. Some artefacts of family interest were returned to members of the Acheson family, and the remainder of the material was arranged into the following series: Personal papers 1906-1948; Maori Affairs - Native Land Court - 1920-1943, including formal studies on Maori land tenure, theses, etc.; Judge Acheson's relations with the Native Affairs Dept, 1933-1943;...

Herbert Thatcher papers.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-53
Scope and Contents Papers include correspondence relating to his non- payment of the General Unemployment Levy, 1932-1935; New Zealand Timber Workers' Union records; reminiscences of Mount Eden Prison; eight volumes of newspaper clippings; letters from Lincoln Efford; and 1943 election ephemera and letters to H.E. Thatcher concerning pacifism and social reform. Associated materials: MSS & Archives Vault 48.

John A. Lee Labour Party Caucus minutes.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-108
Scope and Contents Caucus minutes from December 4 1935 to November 4 1938. Minutes for December 3 1935 and February 17 1937 have been annotated by John A. Lee.

John Prebble collection on the New Zealand Labour Party, Auckland Regional Council.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-226
Scope and Contents The collection consists of papers of the New Zealand Labour Party Auckland Regional Council from May 1973 to 1979 (with gaps); policy material for the New Zealand Labour Party general election campaign in 1975 and local body election campaign papers for 1974. The material in this collection was collated by Dr John Prebble who served as a member of the New Zealand Labour Party Auckland Regional Council Committee from 1973 to 1978 and in 1974 stood as a Labour Party candidate for the Auckland...

Malcolm Douglas papers relating to Hunua electoral petition.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-94/8
Scope and Contents The papers in this collection include letters, press releases, copies of newspaper clippings, notes, etc. covering the period of Malcolm Douglas's candidacy for the seat of Hunua in 1978, his six months as MP, during which the Election Petition was presented, his loss to Winston Peters in 1979, and the Court of Appeal hearing of 1980 relating to the judgment in the Electoral Court. They have been left in the order in which they were received, except that a set of 'Notes of Evidence' from the...

Members' book no 1 / [compiled by Richard Seddon].

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-45
Scope and Contents A collection of newspaper clippings of reports of debates and meetings addressed by various politicians. Manuscript annotation: This is one of the late R.J. Seddon's famous black books. G.F.

Title from cover: Member's book no. 1 1905.

Michael Bassett interviews.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-192
Scope and Contents Interviews with Hon Sir Arnold Nordmeyer, Hon Dr Martyn Finlay and Hon Henry May.

New Zealand Labour Party, Henderson Branch, Electorate Committee records.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-195
Scope and Contents The collection consists of records of the Henderson Branch electorate committee of the New Zealand Labour Party, 1976- 1978; and includes minutes of the campaign committee, and various other committees, newsletters, 1975 election material, financial statements, and correspondence.Files of the last 18 months of the Henderson Labour Electorate Committee, now out of existence. Donated by Dr J. Prebble, Law Faculty. The papers consist of the records of the Henderson Labour...

New Zealand Labour Party, Hunua Electorate Committee records.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-94/7
Scope and Contents At the 1978 General Election, Mr Malcolm Douglas, the Labour candidate for Hunua, won the seat with a majority of 301 votes. Because of irregularities, however, the Electoral Court order a recount. As a result of this, nearly 500 votes were disallowed and the National candidate, Mr Winston Peters, gained a majority of 192 votes. The collection consists of interview sheets, registration cards, disallowed and allowed special votes, submissions and court papers.

Norman Douglas political papers.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-96/3
Scope and Contents The papers in this collection relate to Norman Douglas' secretaryship of the Northern Rubber Workers’ Union, 1958-1962, and of the Auckland District Woollen Mills, Knitting Mills and Hosiery Factories Employees’ Industrial Union of Workers, 1959-1961.A set of subject files was found among the papers, which had been thought to relate only to unions and to the Parliamentary Committees of which Norman Douglas was Chairman. The files cover the span of his years as an MP. They have been...

Sir George Fowlds papers.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-A-17
Scope and Contents The bulk of the papers consist of the office records of a Cabinet minister, his earlier and later life being less fully documented. The correspondence covers family, business, political and social matters with a wide array of people in N.Z. and overseas, particularly the United Kingdom, U.S.A., and South Africa. His regular letters to his London friend T.W. Orr provide a commentary on George Fowlds's affairs and the N.Z. scene 1906-1918. There are some 40,000 letters, together with files of...

Wilfred (Bill) McAra papers.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-94/4
Scope and Contents The papers in this collection cover McAra’s years of study and research into Marxist-Leninist ideology and the problems of the working class. They document his membership of the Communist Party of New Zealand and expulsion from the Party; his activities as a pamphleteer; and aspects of his personal and family life. From the early 1960s the papers and records of Diana Miriam Wilsie, are inextricably mixed with those of McAra. The papers were received by the Library in twenty four...