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Scott, Thomas, 1947- :"I command Maori expectations about ownership of sea bed and foreshore to retreat..." 2004

Reference Number: H-734-220

The cartoon shows Prime Minister, Helen Clark, seated on a throne on the beach. She wears royal regalia, including a crown, and holds an orb. She has her right hand stretched out and is commanding a huge wave to retreat. The wave symbolises Maori expectations about seabed and foreshore. Refers to the political complexities behind the foreshore and sea bed debate and Helen Clark's desire that the issue disappear.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Photocopies and Cartoons (Commentary), related to Rt Hon Helen Elizabeth Clark, New Zealand. Foreshore and Seabed Act 2004, King of England Canute I, Thomas Scott, The Dominion Post (Newspaper), Race relations - New Zealand, Kings and rulers, Politicians, Thrones, Seashore, Maori - Land and Ocean waves.

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Scott, Thomas, 1947- :"I command Maori expectations about ownership of sea bed and foreshore to retreat..." 2004, Reference Number H-734-220 (1 digitised items)

Extent: 1 photocopy/ies1 A4 photocopy. Single art work

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