The New Zealand Labour Party grew out of organisations that represented union members, and earlier political parties. It was also strongly influenced by recent events such as the Waihī miners' strike (1912), the 1913 maritime strike and the campaign against conscription during the First World War. This chart shows the party's main parent organisations, broadly divided into left and right wings.
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Source: Bruce Brown, The rise of New Zealand labour: a history of the New Zealand Labour Party from 1916 to 1940. Wellington: Price Milburn, 1962