Digitised Image

"Er...?" 25 January, 2006

Reference Number: DCDL-0004642

Shows Maori Party leaders Tariana Turia and Pita Sharples sitting on a Maori seats. They are encouraging voters signing on the Maori roll. National and ACT leaders Don Brash and Rodney Hide are dressed as furniture removers and are trying to remove the Maori seats. Cartoon depicts the importance of politics for Maori with the introduction of the five-yearly voting option for New Zealand citizens of Maori descent. This option has the potential to increase the power of the Maori Party. The National and ACT parties hope to abolish the Maori seats in the government, while the Labour Party lost four of its Maori seats as a result.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary) and Digital images, related to Dr Donald Thomas Brash, Hon Dr Pita Russell Sharples, Hon Rodney Hide, Hon Tariana Turia, Members of parliament, New Zealand - Politics and government, Maori - Politicians and Proportional representation.

Part of:
Smith, Ashley W, 1948- :[Digital cartoons from 1 June 2007 onwards + digital cartoons received on 2 CDs dated 2004-2006 - all published in the Shipping Gazette, MG Business, or Presto], Reference Number DC-Group-0032 (289 digitised items)

Extent: 1 digital cartoon(s)Jpeg image - Resolution 300 dpi; RGB (24 bit); Pixel dimensions 2360 x 1532. Single art work

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