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Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989 :"A slight misunderstanding, Mr Prime Minister, - I told the traffic controllers His Royal Highness was arriving on a VC 10 and they thought I said DC 10 and you know we don't handle DC 10s here at Wellington so they divert

Reference Number: B-135-808

Shows Muldoon and the official party dressed in pin-stripe trousers and top hats waiting at Wellington Airport to greet a royal visitor. He is being told that the plane has been diverted to Christchurch. Refers to visit of Prince Charles to Wellington in March 1981.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings and Cartoons (Commentary), related to Sir Robert David Muldoon, Prince of Wales Charles, 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., Wellington Airport, Christchurch City, Air traffic control, Airports, Airplanes, Hats and Visits of state.

Part of:
Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Cartoons for the Evening Post, 1981], Reference Number B-135-794/848 (1 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, crayon and letratone, 450 x 320 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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