Story: Bailey, Chip

Chip Bailey

Chip Bailey

This photograph of communist activist and intellectual Chip Bailey was taken in the 1950s, at a time when he was a major force in the Wellington Drivers’ Union. He worked to rebuild the union when it was deregistered and left the Federation of Labour following the 1951 waterfront strike.

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library, Meg Bailey Collection
Reference: 1/2-201350-F
Photograph by Don and Beatrice Peat Studio

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

How to cite this page:

Peter Franks. 'Bailey, Chip', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 April 2021)