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New Zealand Carpenters and Related Trades' Industrial Union of Workers


administrative history

This became part of the NZ Building Trades Union.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

New Zealand Carpenters' and Joiners' Union, Auckland Branch, further records.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-92/1
Scope and Contents This collection includes minutes, correspondence, membership lists and financial records. The collection covers the period from 1873, when the union was first formed, until 1986 making them amongst the oldest surviving trade union records in New Zealand.

This collection also includes minute books and correspondence relating to the Auckland Building Trades Council for the period 1934 to 1944.

New Zealand (except Otago and Southland) Plasterers and Related Trades Industrial Union of Workers records.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-D-22
Scope and Contents The collection mainly consists of the records of the Wellington, Marlborough and Nelson Plasterers Union before amalgamation (1945) with other plasterers' unions. The records include correspondence, minutes, accounts and award negotiation documents.

Roof Tilers and Slaters Union, Auckland Branch records.

Identifier: MSS & Archives-D-34
Scope and Contents note Records of the Union 1936-1964, consisting mainly of minute books, with a small amount of correspondence.

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...

Wilfred (Bill) McAra papers relating to the building industry in New Zealand.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-D-11
Scope and Contents This collection comprises drafts, research notes, reports, minutes, newspaper clippings and files relating to the building industry in New Zealand accumulated by Wilfred (Bill) McAra during the period 1935 to 1946.The papers in this collection are rather a mixed bag, some items relate more to material held in MSS & Archives D-10: Papers relating to the Building Investigations Committee of the Wellington Branch of the Carpenters Union, and MSS & Archives D-6: Records of the New...