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Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989 :"Don't worry! This will give you a smoother ride". Evening Post. 28 March 1983.

Reference Number: B-136-139

Shows a truck with two flat tyres (Reidrubber and Dunlop). Hugh Templeton, Minister of Trade and Industry, is trying to pump up the Dunlop tyre with $1.5 million. The passenger (tyre worker) is telling him the Reidrubber tyre will give him a 'smoother ride'. Refers to government financial assistance in restructuring the tyre industry, and the takeover of Reidrubber by Dunlop NZ.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary), related to Hon Hugh Campbell Templeton, The Evening Post (Newspaper. 1865-2002), Nevile Sidney Lodge, Dunlop Company, Reid New Zealand Rubber Mills Ltd, Consolidation and merger of corporations, Corporate reorganizations, Tyres, rubber, Automobiles - Tyres and Pumping machinery.

Part of:
Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Cartoons for the Evening Post, 1983], Reference Number B-136-134/180 (2 digitised items)
Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988], Reference Number B-133/138 (242 digitised items)

Extent: 1 original cartoon(s)Ink, white gouache, letratone and crayon, 455 x 320 mm. Horizontal imageSingle art work

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