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"I'm not losing two tri-nations tests on home soil during an election campaign. I want the Boks and the Wallabies to come down with the worst food poisoning, this side of death, you can arrange..." 8 August 2005.

Reference Number: DCDL-0000036

Prime Minister, Helen Clark sits at her desk reading the morning newspaper whose headlines read 'Shock loss for AB's. Standing beside her desl is a secretary taking notes. She tells him that she is not losing two tri-nations tests during the election campaign and that he is to arrange food poisoning. Refers to the fact that successful sports results can engender the kind of feel good response that can help win an election. There is a tri-nations Rugby test series on at the moment.

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1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary) and Digital images, related to Rt Hon Helen Elizabeth Clark, Springboks (Rugby team), Wallabies (Rugby team), All Blacks (Rugby team), Politicians, Rugby football - Tournaments, Elections and Food poisoning.

Part of:
Scott, Thomas, 1947- :[Digital cartoons published from 27 July 2005 onwards in the Dominion Post. Includes a selection of digital cartoons from 2003-], Reference Number DC-Group-0025 (778 digitised items)

Extent: 1 digital cartoon(s)Jpeg images - Resolution 150 dpi; RGB (24 bit); Pixel dimensions 2540 x 1790. Single art work

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