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Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989:'New Zealand will provide sufficient funds to carry out much-needed improvements to your airport facilities and - oops! Thought for a moment I was arriving at another undeveloped country!' Evening Post, 8 January 1974

Reference Number: B-134-640

This cartoon relates to the poor state of Wellington airport and shows Prime Minister Kirk arriving at Wellington airport. As he gets off the plane he starts to make a speech about aid for airport facilities before he realises he is in Wellington, not a developing country

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings and Caricatures, related to Rt Hon Norman Eric Kirk, Hon Hugh Watt, 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 International Airport Ltd, Wellington Airport, Wellington City, Prime ministers, Journalists, New Zealand - Politics and government, International relief, Airports and Airplanes.

Part of:
Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Cartoons for the Evening Post, 1974], Reference Number B-134-623/679 (3 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, 286 x 394 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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