Political Cartoons 2015
Cartoon by Chris Slane depicting a line of people exiting the Labour Department office, and falling off of a cliff into the ‘pit of despair’. A voice from inside the Labour Department says, “Unemployment down, job vacancies up… I can’t understand where they’re going.”
Cartoon shows three vultures sitting in a tree, watching over Andrew Little, new leader of the Labour Party. One of the vultures says, "Let him live until we run out of puns"..Alexander Turnbull Library.21 November 2014
cartoon by Chris Slane depicting Prime Minister John Key and Housing Minister Nick Smith as contractors taking a tea break. Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler is working to build a sign that reads, ‘Auckland housing market loan limits’. Key watches him and says, “Hey new guy, smoko aint over yet!”
Cartoon depicts the New Zealand political party leaders competing in the 2014 General Elections as whitewater rafters going over river rapids. Shows Te Ururoa Flavell, Colin Craig, Metiria Turei, Russel Norman, Winston Peters, Jamie Whyte, David Cunliffe, David Parker, Laila Harre, John Key, and Peter Dunne.
Cartoon depicts Prime Minister John Key being examined by a doctor in a white coat. The doctor shows him an x-ray of his head showing a "5 and 1/2 year gap in your short term memory". Key blames "the previous government". Refers to revelations that New Zealand was reintegrated into the controversial Five Eyes intelligence network five years ago. However Key says he does not recall any change since National took office. Key is known for having no memory of policy implementation.