Former Collective member at The Carterton Crier.
- Studied at Te Wananga O Raukawa
- Studied at Christchurch Girls' High School
Last SUP Central Committee meeting before split
Wellington March 1990.
Compact/SUP Labour ties
While Compact was being negotiated Labour and SUP leaders were close. Ken Douglas was close to Mike Moore the Compact's architect. Marilyn Tucker was close to Labour Party president Ruth Dyson. Don Farr, a Labourite CTU official was married to Jan Farr, a member of the SUP Central Committee and the editor of Tribune.
NZ Trade Union Moments and Memories July 19 2014 posted.
Jan Farr, Ray Stewart, Karl Andersen, Johnny Mitchell, Peter Purdue, Bert Roth, Mike Sweeney, Marilyn Kohlhase, Victoria Keesing, Lindsey Rea, Arthur Sims, Bill Doody, Ray Bianchi, Mark Montgomery, Billy Baines, John Taylor, Basil Prestidge, Kirsty Campbell, Alex Barr, Jo and Bracks, etc. Photo Alec Morgan.
"We thank you for the invitation to send 4 mid level cadres to the USSR to study CPSU leadership at the levels closest to workers"
"Douglas McCallum-Regional Cttee Chairman, Chairman of Unemployed workers organisation, trade-blacksmith" All but Farr arrive on the 8th May by SU 558.
- [A Man for all seasons]