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"Mr Cullen, we saved up a big nest egg to buy us a comfortable retirement..." "...And suddenly we seem to have no show!" "I know exactly how you feel... We saved up a massive surplus to buy us an election victory..." 6 May, 2008

Reference Number: DCDL-0006397

Shows a couple standing in front of the desk of Finance Minister Michael Cullen. They complain to him that they had saved up a big nest egg for their retirement but suddenly it seems to have vanished. Michael Cullen says he knows how they feel as he had done the same thing with a surplus to win the election. Refers to the slowing economy and the slipping away of the surplus.

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1 image, categorised under Cartoons (Commentary) and Digital images, related to Hon Dr Michael John Cullen, Savings accounts, Surplus (Economics), Political campaigns and New Zealand - Economic conditions.

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 1118 x 871. Single art work

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