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Mr. Vivian H. Potter (Roskill), who1 has lived in and about Auckland for the past 35 years, is a veteran of two wars. He served in South Africa for two years, and as an officer in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force for about three years. He returned to the Dominion about the middle of this year, then holding the rank oMieutenaiit. Mr. Potter was a resident of Waihi for a considerable time, during, that period acting as a member of the Borough Council, chairman of the school committee, and a member of the advisory committee of the Technical School. He also held a seat on the chief executive of the Waihi Miners' Union. During the Waihi strike of 1912 he became prominent owing to his outspoken opposition to the strike and to the Federation of Labour. After the strike he travelled tlie North Island, lecturing in favour of arbitration arid conciliation in Labour disputes. He is a brother of Colonel H. R. Potter, formerly commanding officer at Trentham Military" Camp, and no\r Officer Commanding the Auckland Military District.

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MR. VIVIAN H. POTTER., Evening Post, Volume XCVIII, Issue 146, 18 December 1919

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MR. VIVIAN H. POTTER. Evening Post, Volume XCVIII, Issue 146, 18 December 1919

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