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Minhinnick, Gordon, 1902-1992 :Maui. New Zealand Herald, 5 April 1973.

Reference Number: A-311-1-042

A group of men representing oil companies, and the New Zealand Prime Minister Norman Kirk are pulling on the ropes of a net to drag to shore a Maori ancestor figure, Maui, who holds a flaming torchThe government signed a contract on 1 October 1973 whereby ownership of the Maui natural gas field at Kapuni was split 50 % to the New Zealand government and 50 % to the oil companies, Shell, BP, Todd and Off Shore Mining, as the government did not have the resources to develop the field.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Clippings and Cartoons (Commentary), related to Rt Hon Norman Eric Kirk, Sir Gordon Edward George Minhinnick, Maui Gas Field (New Zealand), Maui (Atua), Shell BP and Todd Oil Services Ltd, New Zealand Herald (Newspaper), Kapuni, Gas as fuel and Gas industry.

Part of:
Various artists :Collection of newspaper clippings, photocopies and bromides of cartoons by Minhinnick (A-311-1), Mack (A-311-2) and Bird (A-311-3)., Reference Number A-311 (50 digitised items)

Extent: 1 newspaper clipping.Newspaper cutting 155mm x 198mm.. Single art work

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