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1st home buyers. "Blasted bollard!!" 10 March, 2007

Reference Number: DCDL-0003033

A mother, father and two children are sitting in a dinghy called '1st home Buyers', that the father is trying to row. The boat doesn't move because it is moored to a huge bollard on which is a faint image of the Governor of the Reserve Bank, Dr Alan Bollard. Refers to the raising of interest rates by Reserve Bank governor, Dr Alan Bollard, in an attempt to control rising house prices. This meant that mortgages were out of reach for house buyers on lower incomes.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary) and Digital images, related to Dr Alan Bollard, Family, Housing - Costs, Mortgages, Interest rates, Banks and banking and Dinghies.

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 1125 x 877. Single art work

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