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Northern (except Gisborne) Road Transport and Motor and Horse Drivers and their Assistants' Industrial Union of Workers (N.Z.). Auckland Branch


administrative history

The Northern Drivers Union was registered in 1948. Gisborne Drivers merged with Northern Drivers (May 1986), the combined group merged with Northern Distribution Union (July 1989), which in turn became part of NZ Distribution Union (June 1992). The National Distribution Union and Finsec amalgamated into FIRST Union in October 2011.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Auckland Harbour Bridge Authority records

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-D-48
Scope and Contents Collection comprises the minutes of the A.H.B.A. Maintenance Site Committee and correspondence with the Chairman and Unions over the redundancy and terms of employment dispute.

Northern Road Transport and Motor and Horse Drivers' Union, Auckland Branch records.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-D-39
Scope and Contents Collection includes minute books, correspondence, some records of disputes involving the Union, details of awards and other miscellaneous material.Raymond Harbridge, in his A sourcebook of New Zealand trade unions and employee organisations, Wellington, 1994, under the heading Northern (except Gisborne) Road Transport & Motor & Horse Drivers and Their Assistants, gives the following brief history:Northern...

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...