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The 1913 Great Strike

Page 8 – Further information

This web feature was written by Peter Clayworth and produced by the NZHistory team and Labour History Project.



  • Richard Hill, The iron hand in the velvet glove: the modernisation of New Zealand policing, 1886-1917, Dunmore Press, Palmerston North, 1995
  • Melanie Nolan (ed.), Revolution: The 1913 Great Strike in New Zealand, Canterbury University Press with the Trade Union History Project, Christchurch, 2005
  • Erik Olssen, The Red Feds: revolutionary industrial unionism and the New Zealand Federation of Labour, 1908-1913, Oxford University Press, Auckland, 1988
  • Len Richardson, Coal, class and community: the United Mine Workers of New Zealand 1880-1960, Auckland University Press, Auckland, 1995
  • Bert Roth and Jenny Hammond, Toil and trouble: the struggle for a better life in New Zealand, Methuen New Zealand, Auckland, 1981

How to cite this page

Further information, URL:, (Manatū Taonga — Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated