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McAra, W (Wilfred)



  • Existence: 1904 - 1989

biographical statement

Peter McAra was, among other things, a waterfront union official, 1946-1949, and editor of "Peoples voice".

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Wilfred McAra collection relating to the building industry.

Identifier: MSS &-Archives-D-10
Overview The records relate mainly to McAra’s association with the Wellington Branch of the Amalgamated Carpenters and Joiners Union between 1938 and 1946. They document McAra’s participation in the Branch’s Housing Committee, later known as the Building Investigation Committee, established in 1938, to investigate the growing housing shortage in New Zealand.