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Brockie, Robert Ellison, 1932-:Hot Diggity! Celebrity centrefolds. National Business Review, 13 June 1986 (redrawn 1999).

Reference Number: C-133-076

Caricature of Colin Meads. Shows Colin Meads lying naked on a rugby field. Two rugby balls are covering his private parts, he has a studded wristband on protecting his injured wrist, is drinking champagne from a glass representing South African Airways, and has a tatoo reading, bruderband on his right shoulder. In the foreground is a voodoo doll of David Lange with pins all through it. A note on the side, refering to the doll, reads, a small gift from Transvaal. Refers to Colin Meads as co-manager of the Cavaliers tour of South Africa in 1985. It was a secretly organised rebel tour of the All Blacks calling themselves the Cavaliers. A court injunctin had effectively blocked an official All Black tour. The Lange government was also against sporting relations with South Africa. Redrawn original held at B-154-035.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings, Caricatures and Cartoons (Commentary), related to Colin Earl Meads, organised by the New Zealand Cartoon Archive Trust in association with the Alexander Turnbull Library Guts and Glory; exhibition of rugby cartoons, Rt Hon David Russell Lange, New Zealand Rugby Football Union, Cavaliers (Rugby team), South Africa, New Zealand, Lawyers, Rugby football referees and Rugby Union football.

Part of:
Brockie, Robert Ellison, 1932-:Hot Diggity! Celebrity centrefolds. National Business Review, 13 June 1986 (redrawn 1999)., Reference Number C-133-076 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)Pen and ink on paper, 295 x 420 mm.. Horizontal imageSingle art work

Conditions governing access to original: Partial restriction - Use photocopies in ringbinders in preference to original.

Other copies available: Photocopy in public folders.

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