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"I'll do you a favour...If I put you're racing to get the boss there to the rugby, there's a chance some drooling sycophants will pay your fine..." 26 August 2005.

Reference Number: DCDL-0000111

A traffic policeman has stopped a car for speeding on its way to a rugby match. The occupants, the driver wearing an All Black cap and a woman wearing a black pom-pom hat with 'NZ' stitched onto the front, are obviously annoyed and frustrated at being stopped. The policeman says that he will do them a favour by writing in his report that the driver was racing to get his boss (the woman) to the rugby with the hope that some drooling sycophants might offer to pay the fine. Refers to the recent case where some of the policemen involved in a cavalcade taking Helen Clark to a rugby match were fined for excessive speed and Labour Party MPs did a whip-around to pay their fines.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary) and Digital images, related to Rt Hon Helen Elizabeth Clark, Garrick Tremain, Otago Daily Times (Newspaper), Traffic police, Traffic violations and Speed.

Part of:
Tremain, Garrick, 1941-:[Includes all digital cartoons published in the Otago Daily Times from 25 July 2005 onwards plus a selection from December 2004 to July 2005], Reference Number DC-Group-0022 (628 digitised items)

Extent: 1 digital cartoon(s)Jpeg image - Resolution 200 dpi; RGB (24 bit); Pixel dimensions 1123 x 873. Single art work

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