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Tremain, Garrick, 1941- :Nobody will be going near the beach today, boy... A year ago there was a tsunami here and half the country got carried away! Otago Daily Times, [ca 24 January 2005].

Reference Number: DX-022-169

An elderly man walking his dog explains to a young surfer why there is no- one on Orewa beach. In the context of the Boxing Day tsunami in the Indian Ocean and the upcoming speech of National Party leader Don Brash at the Orewa RSA (Returned Servicemen's Association). He uses the tsunami as a metphor for the controversy that followed the previous year's speech on Treaty of Waitangi issues.

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1 image, categorised under Ink drawings and Cartoons (Commentary), related to Garrick Tremain, Dr Donald Thomas Brash, Otago Daily Times (Newspaper), Orewa, Political oratory, Surfing, Tsunamis, Treaty of Waitangi (1840), Beaches and Surfers.

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Tremain, Garrick, 1941- :Nobody will be going near the beach today, boy... A year ago there was a tsunami here and half the country got carried away! Otago Daily Times, [ca 24 January 2005]., Reference Number DX-022-169 (1 digitised items)

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