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10,000 litres of river water sprayed on SH1 and SH2 to release spirits.....News. "New Zealand..... this is the Australian outback calling with an unusual request." 6 December, 2006.

Reference Number: DCDL-0002735

The scene shows a man standing beside his house in the Australian desert, talking to someone in New Zealand on his mobile phone. He has heard a news item about the spraying of new motorways in Hamilton with 10,000 litres of river water in order to free spirits and wonders if there is some spare water for his desert situation. Refers to the fact that a police convoy carrying Maori elders sprayed 10,000 litres of Waikato River water on SH1 and SH2 in a bid to free the spirits of crash victims.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary) and Digital images, related to Hamilton City, Australia, Traffic accidents, Rivers, Deserts, Water and Spirits.

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 300 dpi; RGB (24 bit); Pixel dimensions 2885 x 2339. Single art work

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