Story: Waikato region

Kinleith strike

There were several major strikes at the Kinleith pulp and paper mill from the late 1970s. A strike in 2003 over retention of the mill’s fire brigade and senior staff appointment processes lasted three months, affecting many people in the nearby town of Tokoroa.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Waikato region - Energy and forestry', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 28 November 2023)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, updated 1 Jul 2015