New Zealand Council of Trade Unions
|Full name||New Zealand Council of Trade Unions|
|Key people||Richard Wagstaff, President
Sam Huggard, Secretary
|Office location||Education House, Wellington, New Zealand|
It was formed in 1987 by the merger of the New Zealand Federation of Labour (NZFL) and the Combined State Unions (CSU).
The NZCTU is often linked to the Labour Party. While there is no formal link between the two, some unions are formally affiliated to the Labour Party. Furthermore, the President of the NZCTU speaks at the annual conference of the Labour Party.
The NZCTU is affiliated with the International Trade Union Confederation.
- 2015–Present: Richard Wagstaff, former PSA national secretary
- 2007–2015: Helen Kelly, former TEU national secretary
- 1999–2007: Ross Wilson
- 1987–1999: Ken Douglas
- 2008–2015: Peter Conway, former NZCTU economist
- 2015–Present: Sam Huggard, former NDU and FIRST Union campaigns officer
- Alloy Yachts Employees Federation
- Amalgamated Workers Union (Central)(AWUNZ)
- Amalgamated Workers Union (Northern)(AWUNZ)
- Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS)
- Aviation and Marine Engineers Association Inc.(AMEA)
- Cape Foulwind Drivers, Operators and General Workers Union Inc.
- Corrections Association of New Zealand (CANZ)
- Customs Officers Association (COA)
- Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union (EPMU)
- Firestone Employees Society
- FIRST Union (an amalgamation of Finsec and the National Distribution Union)
- Flight Attendants & Related Services Association (FARSA)
- Furniture, Manufacturing & Associated Workers Union
- Independent Schools Education Association (ISEA)
- ITF New Zealand Inspectorate
- Maritime Union of N.Z (MUNZ)
- Media Entertainment & Arts Alliance
- Midwifery Representation & Advisory Services (MERAS)
- National Distribution Union (NDU)
- NZ Bakers & Pastrycooks Union
- NZ Building Trades Union (NZBTU)
- NZ Dairy Workers Union (NZDWU)
- NZEI Te Riu Roa: NZ Educational Institute (NZEI)
- NZ Meat Workers & Related Trades Union (NZMWU)
- NZ Merchant Service Guild Industrial Union of Workers Inc (NZMSG)
- NZ Nurses Organisation (NZNO)
- NZ Post Primary Teachers Association Te Wehengarua (PPTA)
- NZ Professional Firefighters Union (NZPFU)
- NZ Professional Footballers Association
- NZ Tramways & Public Transport Employees Union
- NZ Writers Guild (NZWG)
- Postal Workers Union of Aotearoa, Northern
- Postal Workers Union of Aotearoa, Southern
- Public Service Association
- Rail & Maritime Transport Union (RMTU)
- Service & Food Workers Union Nga Ringa Tota Inc. (SFWU)
- Southern Local Government Officers Union (SLGOU)
- New Zealand Tertiary Education Union - Te Hautu Kahurangi o Aotearoa (NZTEU)
- Tertiary Institutes Allied Staff Association (TIASA)
- TUIA Union
- ICTUR et al.,, ed. (2005). Trade Unions of the World (6th ed.). London, UK: John Harper Publishing. ISBN 0-9543811-5-7.
- NZCTU Trade Union 2011 Directory. Wellington: NZCTU. 2011.
- NZCTU official site.