Wellington Trades Council workers demonstration against wage controls and wage freeze

Wellington Trades Council workers demonstration against wage controls and wage freeze
Date
1976
Ref
AW-1523
Description
All frames related to a huge protest by the Wellington Trades Council, with about 12,000 workers demonstrating against wage controls and the fall in living standards. Held in Parliament grounds in June 1976. [See internet: . Page 206 in the book "A history of Trade Unions in New Zealand" by Peter Franks (Victoria University Press. 2001).] There are some groups of young Māori. Various placards read "[...] North Island - Muldoon is sinking the South Island"; "A living wage now"; "Rob! Rob! Rob! Muldoon"; and "State rents, power, rail charges are all up." Unless otherwise stated, all persons are unidentified. Photographs taken by Ans Westra. Source of descriptive information - Notes written by Westra, accompanying the corresponding proof sheet Quantity: 4 b&w original negative(s) 120 strips containing 12 images. Physical Description: Cellulose acetate roll film
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All requests for copies, use and reproduction, must be sent to Ans Westra's agent Suite Tirohanga at westra@suite.co.nz and 04 976 7663. Copyright: Copyright held by Ans Westra
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Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
Format
4 b&w original negative(s) 120 strips containing 12 images, Negatives, Cellulose acetate roll film
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Wellington Trades Council workers demonstration against wage controls and wage freeze. Ref: AW-1523. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/38422938

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