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"Looks like a meteor exploded in Canterbury. Do you want to make a press statement, Prime Minister?" "Can we blame the Exclusive Brethren?" 13 September, 2006.

Reference Number: DCDL-0002294

Prime Minister, Helen Clark, walks along a corridor in parliament accompanied by a press officer. He tells her that a meteor has exploded over Canterbury and he wonders if she would like to make a press statement. Helen Clark, who is looking very grim, wonders if it can be blamed on the Exclusive Brethren. Refers to the accusations of illegal election spending during the 2004 elections. The Exclusive Brethren who over the past few weeks have distributed hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of pamphlets attacking the current Labour Government and the Green Party.

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1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary) and Digital images, related to Rt Hon Helen Elizabeth Clark, Plymouth Brethren, Canterbury Region, Elections - Costs, Political campaigns, Christianity and politics, Prime ministers, Meteors, Journalists and Political corruption.

Part of:
Hawkey, Allan Charles, 1941- :[Digital cartoons published from August 2005 onwards in the Waikato Times.], Reference Number DC-Group-0014 (1110 digitised items)

Extent: 1 digital cartoon(s)Jpeg image - Resolution 400 dpi; RGB (24 bit); Pixel dimensions 3876 x 3108. Single art work

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