Story: Butler, Peter Michael

Butler discusses the 1951 waterfront dispute

Hear Peter Butler recall events at the start of the 1951 waterfront dispute, including last-minute efforts to avoid a lockout. This interview was recorded in May 1976 for a Radio New Zealand documentary. (5 min 7 sec)

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Peter Franks. 'Butler, Peter Michael', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 January 2022)