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Heath, Eric Walmsley, 1923- :Aussies to build 4 frigates for NZ Navy. 13 September 1987.

Reference Number: C-133-033

The cartoon shows two men wearing military uniforms, representing the US and Oz, standing with former Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke, who holds a piece of paper reading ANZUS. They are at a ship yard where they have just arranged for the conversion of four frigates, being built for New Zealand, to be switched to nuclear power. Refers to the decision of the New Zealand government to purchase four Australian made frigates for the New Zealand Navy. Also refers to ill feelings about New Zealand's withdrawal from the ANZUS agreement.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Caricatures and Cartoons (Commentary), related to The Dominion (Newspaper. 1907-2002), Rt Hon Robert James Lee Hawke, ANZUS Council, New Zealand. Royal New Zealand Navy, Australia, United States, New Zealand, Frigates, Ships - Standards, New Zealand - Politics and government and Nuclear ships.

Part of:
Heath, Eric Walmsley, 1923- :One folder of original cartoons donated for the New Zealand Cartoon Archive auction. [1973-1992]., Reference Number C-133-010/040 (14 digitised items)

Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)Ink on paper, 495 x 375mm.. Single 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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