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"It's new technology... There's no argument whether the tennis ball's in or out. Should have had it years ago." "When Benson-Pope was still a teacher?" 29 March, 2006.

Reference Number: DCDL-0001205

The scene is a tennis match. The umpire from his tall chair explains to a fan that the new technology means that there is no argument about whether the ball is in or out. The fan comments that it would have been useful for Benson-Pope. David Benson-Pope, Minister for the Environment, has been in trouble in recent months over an allegation that he stuffed a tennis ball into the mouth of a student when he was a teacher. The controversy has gone on for months but is now blessedly almost over with and David Benson-Pope retains his seat and can get on with his job.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary) and Digital images, related to Garrick Tremain, Otago Daily Times (Newspaper), Teachers - Complaints against, Politicians, Tennis balls, Technology and Tennis.

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 1120 x 875. Single art work

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