Historian on NZ’s Great Strike
Historian Peter Clayworth will give a public talk on the Great Strike of 1913 at Pataka on Sunday, July 6, 3.30pm.
The Great Strike was one of the largest in New Zealand’s history. It involved about 14,000 workers, at a time when the country’s population was only one million. It was sparked by a miners’ strike at Huntly over the sacking of unionists, and a dispute in Wellington over shipping.