This caricature of Edward Tregear, the secretary for labour, appeared in New Zealand Truth on 12 February 1910. The verse comments on Tregear's reputation for great knowledge of labour issues. With Tregear at the helm, the Department of Labour carried out research on working conditions and industrial matters around the country, publishing material in the Journal of the Department of Labour.
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Reference: NZ Truth, 12 February 1910, p.5
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