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"I never had no breakfast, Miss, cos Parekura had mine!" "...and ours!!" 10 April, 2008

Reference Number: DCDL-0006187

Shows a classroom where a boy complains to the teacher that he didn't have breakfast because Parekura ate it. A girl adds that he ate hers as well. Between the two children sits Minister of Maori Affairs, Parekura Horomia. Refers to the comment made by Parekura Horomia that many children choose to go without breakfast in order to stay slim. He was criticised by the opposition and by Tariana Turia, co-leader of the Maori Party, for refusing to withdraw his comment and recognise the genuine poverty levels of many children in New Zealand.

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary) and Digital images, related to Hon Parekura Tureia Horomia, Poverty - New Zealand, School children, Breakfasts, Classrooms and Weight loss.

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; Gray scale (24 bit); Pixel dimensions 1116 x 871. Single art work

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