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New Zealand Shearers' Union conference

New Zealand Shearers' Union conference

Very dignified in their best suits, the executive of the New Zealand Shearers’ Union meet at their second annual conference in 1910. This powerful union had many Māori members. The two Māori on the national executive are H. Hawkins (back row, third from left) and J. K. Morgan (middle row, second from left).

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Reference: John E. Martin, Tatau tatau - one big union altogether. Wellington: New Zealand Workers' Union, 1987, p. 48

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Erik Olssen, 'Unions and employee organisations - Reviving the unions, 1890–1913', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/22265/new-zealand-shearers-union-conference (accessed 11 August 2020)

Story by Erik Olssen, published 11 Mar 2010