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Authenticate before you communicate
Authenticate before you communicate
Cartoon depicts a hacker hiding behind a cutout image of a boss talking to a woman in accounts "Hey - your boss here - I need you to drop everything else and pay this huge bill ASAP!" Woman thinks "Hmmm doesn't sound like my boss" - title - 'Authenticate before you communicate - check for fake email urls. '

May

You can't always get what you want
You can't always get what you want
Cartoon depicts a shopkeeper with a 'Help Wanted in Gore' sign in his window and the mayor of Gore with a sign 'All Welcome' quoting Exile on Main Street album by the Rolling Stones song "You can't always get what you want" "But if you try sometimes"
Cop26 - No Time To Die
Cop26 - No Time To Die
Cartoon depicts NZGreen Party leader James Shaw as James Bond 'COP26 - UN Climate Change Conference - No time to die' "The name's Shaw - James Shaw - Save a room in MIQ for the planet"
Green Drought
Green Drought
Cartoon depicts the Greens party measuring soil moisture of grass on a bluff "The climate message hasn't yet sunk in deeply enough"
caption 'Green drought looms' (where there is just enough rain to make the countryside look lush, but not enough to relieve dry conditions…)
House of Cards
House of Cards
Cartoon depicts 'The Housing Market' as a stack of playing cards with $ symbols with a representative of banks standing on a high level speakking through a megaphone to a homelss family "Have you considered a co-ownership model?"
Erehwon Shed
Erehwon Shed
Cartoon depicts two explorers who discover a boatshed in a hidden valley surrounded by extinct animals "It's the legendary lost shed of Erehwon appearing for only one day every 100 years revealing every tool mould part model rare vehicles aircraft or boat ever mislaid..."
Tax cuts for wealth hoarders
Tax cuts for wealth hoarders
Cartoon depicts a super yacht labeled 'Wealthy' with a white male owner shouting to swimmers wearing life belts "Tax cuts for everyone with a big boat"
Cashmere Creatures
Cashmere Creatures
Cartoon depicts tourists looking at sheep "What are those strange creatures? asks a man wearing a stetson hat and a female comments "And why did the farmer buy them all cashmere sweaters?" Caption - Americans have other ideas about wool -news - Research shows Americans don't have a very good understanding of what wool actually is.

https://farmersweekly.co.nz/s/fw-article/new-research-shows-opportunity-for-nz-wool-in-us-MC2RCIGTZ5KVHBVK5J7SJOPCF24Y
Highway To Climate Hell
Highway To Climate Hell
Cartoon depicts a mass of large automobiles rushes down a new multi-lane motorway towards a huge fire passing under a sign reading 'Highway Hell' a bystander in hi-vis and helmet comments "It's a much faster smoother ride once we paved it with good intentions" refers to completion of Transmission Gully route near Wellington New Zealand
Airport Departures
Airport Departures
Cartoon depicts airport departures desks with queues of passengers departing New Zealand under screens labelled 'Anywhere But Here' 'Higher Wages' 'Cheaper Housing' 'Lower Costs' 'NZ govet promo tour' a passenger comments "Back to normal, eh?"

April

One Day All This Will Be A Lower Carbon Mix
One Day All This Will Be A Lower Carbon Mix
Cartoon depicts a male farmer on a hilltop with his farmer wife & family indicating a farm below "One day all this will be a lower carbon mix of kale almonds & quinoa - plus some sheep and beef"
Covid Merry Go-Round
Covid Merry Go-Round
Cartoon depicts a covid merry go round with sickened adults begging to get off "Help - we wanna get off"
Biosecurity Bugs
Biosecurity Bugs
Cartoon depicts bugs disguising themselves as workers to smuggle themselves on to farm crops.
Carbon Shadows
Carbon Shadows
Cartoon depicts one man with a large carbon shadow accuses another man with a smaller carbon shadow "Aha eating a burger eh? So much for saving the planet!" Second man replies "Bro I don't have to be perfect only helpful".
Let's Turn Down The Heat Together
Let's Turn Down The Heat Together
Depicts pipes and a temperature gauge measuring Global Heat going into the red showing city and rural people supporting various measures to lower heat. Cartoon depicts the display from an online fantasy game called Climate Quest - 'Join The Quest' open with 'Defeat Fossilosaur' option selected created for Climate Quest - Fossilosaur dragon representing the addiction to fossil fuel reserves, suppliers and associated industries - a player avatar is ready to select options from the game panel such as - vote - join - ask - organize - protest - support - boycott - while other players are wielding various 'eco' powers represented by microphone a sun & green lightning. Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
 - Climate Quest
- Climate Quest
Cartoon depicts the display from an online fantasy game called Climate Quest - 'Join The Quest' open with 'Defeat Fossilosaur' option selected created for Climate Quest - Fossilosaur dragon representing the addiction to fossil fuel reserves, suppliers and associated industries - a player avatar is ready to select options from the game panel such as - vote - join - ask - organize - protest - support - boycott - while other players are wielding various 'eco' powers represented by microphone a sun & green lightning. Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Cyber War Spills Over Borders
Cyber War Spills Over Borders
Cartoon depicts a Russian bear looming over the globe throwing computer viruses, and exotic malware beasts at Ukraine which are rebounding over the borders while onlookers comment "There are no borders in a cyber war" - slogan is "War videos often go viral - so can suspicious links websites & downloads'
Jones Dog-Whistle
Jones Dog-Whistle
Shane Jones in concert blowing a specially adapted whistle with a magazine and telescopic sights while onlooker Labour minister of immigration Ian Lees-Galloway comments “Oh no he has a semi-automatic dog-whistle” - “without a silencer” comments a stage-hand.
Jones Bullseye
Jones Bullseye
Cartoon depicts Shane Jones shooting holes in a target marked 'Coalition Cred' "Ooops bullseye"
Jacinda And The Troublesome Trucks
Jacinda And The Troublesome Trucks
Cartoon depicts coalition tensions as light rail wagons of Labour & NZFirst being bumped and nudged forward by the Greens party towards a clean green future.
Housing Crisi Ship
Housing Crisi Ship
Opposition leader Simon Bridges - having already abandoned ship - calls to the Coalition crew " Hey Government - why haven't you turned the ship around already?"
HouserMoverTruck
HouserMoverTruck
House-moving truck loses it's load labelled 'National Housing Policies'
Hot Tubs
Hot Tubs
In a bathouse scene, an armed white supremacist sits in a spa labelled 'white supremacy' while naked white people leap away in alarm towards spas labelled 'bigotry' and multi-cultural society' in which a friendly muslim man enquires "Too Hot? Come on in - the water is fine." Christchurch terror,christchurchshooting,mosque,shooting,newzealand cartoon,nzlistenermag,nzpol,white,supremacist,supremacy,gun,control,massacre,mass,shooting,bigotry,,islamaphobia,multicultural, White supremacists exposed: unattractive features revealed in hasty exit. Politics cartoon p.13 "Too hot? Come on in - the water is fine."
Publication/Scheduled Issue
1915 - NZ Listener Apr 6-12 2019
Herding Cats
Herding Cats
Cartoon depicts A Dog's Show with Government failing to herd farmers into the emissions trading scheme
Manifesto of A Gun
Manifesto of A Gun
"The 'Intellectual' - a serial killer sits in his basement composing his murderous manifesto on his computer and thinks to himself 'I am so smart' but his head is an automatic assault rifle with the words 'White Supremacy' scrawled on the side.
Listener Publication/Scheduled Issue 1934 - NZ Listener Aug 17-23 2019
Dumpster Planet
Dumpster Planet
'Western lifestyle here' says the sign above the dumpster labelled 'Screw The Planet' as a man stuffs in stinky plastic bags labelled C02 N2O CH4.
Terrorist Deathmatch Island
Terrorist Deathmatch Island
Title 'Could all fanatics be marooned on a remote island and fight each other to the death?' Scene shows a rocky desert island infested with extremists of all types fighting and killing each other with bombs guns hand-to-hand as sharks circle around bodies floating past signs which read 'Extremist Deathmatch Island 'No Wifi' 'No Social Media'.
Publication/Scheduled Issue
1919 - NZ Listener May 4-10 2019
Anthropocene Mass-Extinction
Anthropocene Mass-Extinction
"It's ridiculous to ban set-netting just to save a few midget dolphins" says captain of a fishing boat on the edge of a giant waterfall at the end of the world marked 'Anthropocene Mass-Extinction'.
Publication/Scheduled Issue 1927 - NZ Listener Jun 29-Jul 5 2019
Digger Bogged Down
Digger Bogged Down
"We helped the farmers drive away, but now we've just dug ourselves in deeper" says James Shaw of the NZGreen Party to Winston Peters ( NZFirst) and Jacinda Ardern PM ( NZLabour ) of a digger they are driving into a deep hole labelled 'Carbon' as the global warming tide comes in.
Complaints Officer with Feathers
Complaints Officer with Feathers
A labour party official says to a sexual assault compainant "Speak to our complaints officer" as he indicates an ostrich with it's head in a hole.
Climate Crisis Train
Climate Crisis Train
Two pedestrians crossing tracks in front of a speeding train are nearly struck - while the train is labelled 'Climate Crisis'.
Chickens Coming Home To Roost
Chickens Coming Home To Roost
Cartoon depicts a huge cloud of Chickens Coming Home To Roost on the heads of New Zealand politicians.
Flaming Boomerang
Flaming Boomerang
A flaming boomerang labelled 'Weak Environmental Policies, returns to pursue thrower Australian prime minister Scott Morrison followed by a giant bush fire firestorm.
Proper Regulation ANZ
Proper Regulation ANZ
Cartoon depicts huge bags of profits taken by ANZ bank and others "Proper regulation? That's it we're outta here -we're shooting through right now - so long hooroo ya gonna miss us er can you help me with this bag?
Are We There Yet?
Are We There Yet?
Cartoon depicts Labour Party leader and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern driving a coalition car full of press asking superficial questions.
Alien Regrets
Alien Regrets
"Oh great - now we'll have to return in 300 years to express regret" says on one alien to another as they look at the humans they have accidentally ray-gunned...cartoon,.aliens,explorartion,.race,.relations,.
Ihumatao Protest
Ihumatao Protest
At Ihumatao in Auckland a Fletchers Construction digger driver unearths a load of historical injustices including an old cannon and protest signs - "What do you want to do?" he asks of his supervisor - 'the Government' - who replies "Can't we just bury it all again?"
Ihumatao Animation
Ihumatao Animation
Short animatic of cartoon
Step Away From Disaster
Step Away From Disaster
70% of the public tug at their government to pull it away from the flames of environmental disaster looming behind him.
Manifesto of A Gun
Manifesto of A Gun

"The 'Intellectual' - a serial killer sits in his basement composing his murderous manifesto on his computer and thinks to himself 'I am so smart' but his head is an automatic assault rifle with the words 'White Supremacy' scrawled on the side.
Prison Barriers
Prison Barriers
"Get ready to escape the racist system" shouts minister Kelvin Davis holding a rope of knotted sheets towards inmates of a prison behind multiple barrier walls marked with graffitied with labels 'Historical barriers to Maori progress - systemic poverty -inequality - discrimination - lack of education -health - high maori imprisonment rate.'
End is Nigh
End is Nigh
Cartoon depicts a street prophet of doom with a placard 'The End Is Nigh' asking "Hey - where did everyone go?"
He Waka Eke Noa
He Waka Eke Noa
He Waka Eke Noa - we are all in this together - *2 metres apart - a Maori canoe labelled Aotearoa -New Zealand - with rowers seated some distance apart.
Recession Covid 19 Waves
Recession Covid 19 Waves
Cartoon depicts a series of mega waves labelled Covid19' 'Recession' approaching a lifeboat labelled 'NZ'
Donor of the lake
Donor of the lake
Cartoon depicts NZFirst party leader Winston Peters viewing a man in a lake offering a cheque for $14-999 "Oh look it's the mysterious powerful and anonymous "Donor of the Lake' carefully staying out of a view"
Covid Testing Station
Covid Testing Station
"We'll have the Covid-19 mega stimulus pack with a McFlurry of activity fries and extra toilet rolls" says Grant Robertson to the drive-through medical testing station - Jacinda Ardern sits beside him with Winston Peters and James Shaw in the passenger seats.
Aeroplane Planet Virus
Aeroplane Planet Virus
"There's a deadly new virus on the planet" says one person "No kidding" says another from a planet infested by jet passenger airliners swarming all over it in a manner akin to flies feeding on rotten fruit.
Shane Jones on the Rack
Shane Jones on the Rack
"Stop - this is torture!" claims a politician tied to a rack as he is educated about climate change science and a waiter from Bellamy's restaurant reminding him of a forestry scandal.
Change Dial
Change Dial
"How would you like your change - hopey - transformative or disastrous?" asks a scientist of New Zealand government politicians Winston Peters - Jacinda Ardern - James Shaw standing before a large computer labelled 'Climate Change Modeling - with settings 'not cool' 'toasty' 'flames' and 'inferno'.
Bugger The Planet
Bugger The Planet
Cartoon show double-cab ute driving off a cliff breaking a barrier labelled carbon limits with driver saying "Bugger - the planet!"