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New Zealand Federation of Labour


administrative history

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Auckland Boilermakers' Union records.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-2014/13
Scope and Contents

The entire collection covers the period 1921 to 2010 however, the majority of records are concentrated around the period 1950 to 1990. Included are series of minutes, correspondence and related papers, newspaper clippings, realia and subject files.

Dates: 1921 - 2010

Auckland Trades and Labour Council minute book.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-D-30
Scope and Contents

Collection contains the minute book of the Auckland Trades and Labour Council coving the period 27 June 1929 to 10 June 1937.

Dates: 1929 - 1937

Auckland Trades Council records.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-97/10
Scope and Contents

Minutes and agendas for meetings.

Dates: 1937 - 1988

Ken Johnson papers regarding Federation of Labour and Combined State Unions campaign against cuts in living standards.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-Vault 78
Scope and Contents

The bulk of the collection comprises of circulars produced by the Federation of Labour and Combined State Unions regarding their 1982 - 1983 campaign against cuts in living standards.

Dates: 1982 - 1983

New Zealand Electrical, Electronics and Related Trades Union, Auckland Branch records.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-93/5
Scope and Contents

Collection includes minutes, correspondence, subject files and newspaper clippings. Some "national" records appear to have been filed with the Auckland Branch records.

Dates: 1910 - 1990

New Zealand Federation of Labour records.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-D-41
Scope and Contents

Collection includes conference papers (1981), copies of annual reports, conference proceedings, copies of minutes, and newspaper clippings 1970-1980.

Dates: 1970 - 1980

Norman Vassey Douglas papers.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-D-4
Scope and Contents

Papers relating to the Industrial Conciliation and Arbitration Amendment Act 1961. Papers include transcripts of tapes of Bills Committee proceedings, correspondence, newspaper clippings, written submissions, etc., relating to the bill, and to Douglas' work on the committee.

Dates: 1961

Submissions to the New Zealand Court of Arbitration.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-D-14
Scope and Contents

Submissions to the Court of Arbitration for a general order wage increase. Chiefly submissions and applicant's replies made by Mr F.P. Walsh, President of the Federation of Labour.

Dates: 1952-1964

Wilfred (Bill) McAra collection on industrial relations on the New Zealand waterfront.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-D-5
Scope and Contents The papers in this collection cover the period 1946 to 1953 and concern industrial relations on the waterfront in the years leading up to the 1951 waterfront dispute, the dispute itself, and the immediate aftermath. The collection includes minutes, correspondence, notes, reports, pamphlets and clippings. In 1946, the New Zealand Waterside Workers Industrial Union of Workers approached the Waterfront Industry Commission seeking better working conditions, including guaranteed minimum pay....
Dates: 1946 - 1953

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...
Dates: 1929 - 1988