Maoriland Worker, Volume 11, Issue 473, 7 April 1920, Page 3
A mass meeting was called by the miners of Hikurangi on March 24, to start a movement to form a_ "Anti- Profiteering League, the meeting was a representative one. The citizens of 'the town were very enthusiastic, aud a Provisional Committee was formed and the organisation started. 11. is hoped to organise and start a similar movement throughout New Zealand, as now is the time to get the profiteer. The object of the League is, to help the Board of Trade and Tribunals in prosecutions of cases of profiteering, to reduce the cost of living, and to encourage a fairer and more practicable commercial system.-*.