The Maritime Union of New Zealand is part of the campaign against the secret negotiations for the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement
Ports of Auckland workers and their families struggling to defend secure jobs and their livelihoods have taken their message to the people in a three minute online video.
In 1951, New Zealand temporarily became a police state. Civil liberties were curtailed, freedom of speech denied, and the Government used force against its own citizens. This film tells the story of the infamous lockout of waterside workers and the nationwide strike which followed.