Farmers Weekly 2024
Cartoon depicts a field of maize up north growing high and a small boy: "Wow amaizing!"( sic ). A farmer reading a newspaper with headlines 'Drought' 'Floods' commenting "This year it looks like we're in for a bumper crop..." "...of puns?" asks a female farmer. Refers to previous season of floods from cyclone Gabrielle, but uninterrupted in 2023-4 growth.
Cartoon depicts an urban-rural health services van stopped at a broken bridge, washed away by Cyclone Gabrielle the year before and not yet repaired.. Title: . "Widening gap between rural and urban health-news'. A female medical worker leans out the window calling to a woman paddling across. "Can we borrow your canoe?". Refers to news story of a head nurse who still has to take her own canoe to travel to her workplace at a rural hospital.
Cartoon depicts a Birthday Cake made of a candle, mud, slash and flood debris. "Too much on our plate" observes a bystander. Title: Cyclone Gabrielle - one year on.'
Cartoon depicts a kiwi mānuka tree holding an Ancestry DNA report on mānuka, showing it to an Australian t-tree acrosss the Tasman Sea. The Australian tree has corks dangling from it's branches and says "Crikey, cobbe. We're not brothers after all? Who'da thought!"
Cartoon depicts Anna Nelson the first woman elected to chair a major NZ meatwork company squeezing between a group of male meat execs at Silver Fern Farms to chair the big chair, saying "One in a hundred year event incoming"
Cartoon depicts a vet helping a cow to dliver her calf. A drone says "I'm sorry, I didn't quite catch that. Do you want me to play 'Push it' by Salt-N-Pepa?" Newsflash 'Vets to get Ai app'