Mike Smith (New Zealand)
According to Workers Voice No 16, 1992 union officials deeply involved in promoting Workplace Reform at Bluebird, Auck are Warwick Jones, Peter Devlin, Engineers union educator, Mike Smith & Working Womens Resource Centre co-ordinator, Jo Taylor
Trade Union Education Authority
In 1989, Smith was an educator for the NZ Engineers Union, Wellington, Trade Union Education Authority.
Electoral Reform Coalition
On September 14, 1992, Smith was a signatory to Electoral Reform Coalition sponsored advert in the Evening Post, promoting MMP.
NZ Labour Party
As Secretary of the Labour Party, Smith's name was to appear on all election advertisements at the 2008 Election Campaign following the passing of the Electoral Finance Act.
On April 14, 2001 Listener Magazine stated that Smith was, one of the inner circle of power, kneecappers and gatekeepers in Labour/Alliance Government.