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"Explain to me... if we spend all your money treating patients......how are we going to fund pledge cards and things to help you vote for a perfect health system." 8 September, 2006.

Reference Number: DCDL-0002284

Minister of Health, Pete Hodgson, is seen as a string puppet dangling from an unseen hand above. The hand is that of Prime Minister, Helen Clark. In the hand of the puppet is a Labour Party pledge card. He asks the public how the party can fund pledge cards in order to keep labour in power so that a perfect health system can be created, if the money is spent on the current treatment of patients. Refers to the crisis over waiting lists for surgery.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary) and Digital images, related to Rt Hon Helen Elizabeth Clark, Hon Peter Colin Hodgson, Promises, Political campaigns, Hospitals - Waiting lists and Marionettes.

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 1118 x 868. Single art work

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