Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989:'Oh, the boys will be pleased! They're getting a bit fed up with you making them stay at college until they get their school certs.' Evening Post, 11 Feburary 1975
Reference Number: B-134-696
This cartoon relates to the Labour government's policy of getting rid of School Certificate (a national exam for Fifth Formers) by 1977. It features three adult men in school uniforms drinking flagon beer and watching television in a suburban living room. The father has just come home with the newspaper which headlines this news and the mother replies that the boys will be pleased because they have had enough of staying at school to get their school cert. However, school certificate stayed until 2002
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings and Cartoons (Commentary), related to The Evening Post (Newspaper. 1865-2002), Nevile Sidney Lodge, New Zealand Cartoon Archive. Lodge Laughs at Wellington [Book title] 2004., Lodge Laughs at Wellington - Celebrating the life and works of cartoonist Nevile Lodge (Exhibition title) 2004., New Zealand Labour Party, School Certificate, Family, High schools - New Zealand, Examinations, Television, Students and Living rooms.
Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Cartoons for the Evening Post, 1975], Reference Number B-134-680/738 (4 digitised items)
Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988], Reference Number B-133/138 (242 digitised items)
Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)Ink, letratone and crayon, 280 x 406 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Inscriptions: Inscribed - Pencil dated lower right hand corner 11/2/75
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