Story: Ngā uniana – Māori and the union movement

Picketing workers

Picketing workers

Freezing workers picket the Timaru port against shipping live sheep in 1986. They were concerned that live sheep exports would lead to less work at the freezing works.

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Cybèle Locke, 'Ngā uniana – Māori and the union movement - Recession: 1970s–1990s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 27 January 2022)

Story by Cybèle Locke, published 11 Mar 2010