In the late 19th and early 20th centuries union rules and information were sometimes translated into Māori, as many Māori workers didn’t speak English. The cover of the Māori version of the shearers’ union rules for Australia and New Zealand reads:
The Amalgamated Shearers’ Union of Australia and the rules for the work of this branch of New Zealand established June, 1886. Napier: This was printed at the offices of the Telegraph Newspaper, 1887.
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