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November

Gender Pay Equity Solution
Gender Pay Equity Solution
Cartoon shows boss behind a bid desk announcing to female assistant "I've solved the gender-pay gap - lower. male rates to female levels"
Meet The Sub-Editor
Meet The Sub-Editor
'Meet the sub-editor' announces a sign in a book shop under the able behind which sits a dishevelled and grumpy book editor.
'Clumsy Nativity Bloke'..Cartoon published in 'Blokes, Jokes & Sheds', an 80 page cartoon book, writen and drawn by Chris Sla...
'Clumsy Nativity Bloke'..Cartoon published in 'Blokes, Jokes & Sheds', an 80 page cartoon book, writen and drawn by Chris Slane. ..It collects New Zealand's best (and probably only) cartoons set in men's sheds. RandomHouseNZ 2009 Softback, A5, 80 pages. NZ$24.99 ISBN 978-1-86979-149-0 http://www.slane.co.nz/books.html
LOGIMA Ram
LOGIMA Ram
Cartoon depicts a long pole labelled LOGIMA used by the public to gain entry to a local council meeting closed to the public.
Cartoon
Cartoon
Cartoon
Cartoon
Good-Bad-Ombudsman
Good-Bad-Ombudsman
Cartoon depicts an hot lights police-style interview room with two peolple italking a third - a woman says - "I'm good ombudsman he's bad ombudsman" a big tough guy looks menacingly at a smaller man on the other side of a table.
Info-Request-Hoops
Info-Request-Hoops
Cartoon depicts a series of increasingly perilous high hoops for a small person to jump through to make an information request.
FOI Request Bags
FOI Request Bags
Cartoon depicts a man pulling large bags to an ombudsman's office "I've bought all my FOI requests for you"
Fortune Teller Database
Fortune Teller Database
"Theres just so much personal information with databases."

fortune teller,database,personal,information,
Reform Sacrifices
Reform Sacrifices
If reform stops now all our sacrifices will have been in vain" claims a businessman sitting in a plush office - refers to damaging market monetarist reforms of the 1980s led by Minister of Finance Roger Douglas.
Rome is not burning
Rome is not burning
"Experts are divided on whether Rome is actually getting warmer" "This is a natural cycle - rise -decline- fall -sacking" "The alarmists have vested interests in aqueducts".says romans to an complacentemporer playing the lute or fiddle...Rome,Romans,fire,burning,global,warming,denier,denialism,climate,crisis,warnings,science,Nero,inaction,alarmist,
Zombies & Graves
Zombies & Graves
Cartoon depicts zombies & covid19 monsters emerging from graves labelled 'Inflation' 'War' 'Climate Disasters' 'Pandemic' a male bystander comments to a female bystander "We'll be fine as long as property prices hold up"
Hot Economic Boiler
Hot Economic Boiler
Cartoon depicts the NZ Economy as a high pressure boiler with an open door revealing roaring flames labelled 'costs' 'prices' 'war' with gauges on the outside 'Jobless- low' 'Wages - up' 'inflation - low comparatively' "profits - high' while Reserve Bank Governor Adrian Orr instructs a surprised worker "Quick get inside and dampen down that inflation"
Grape Droid
Grape Droid
Cartoon depicts a large unmanned vehicle harvesting grapes while a farmer comments "turns out these are the droids we are looking for"
Mob Protest
Mob Protest
Cartoon depicts animals with placards protesting against the government's plans for inclusion of farming sectors in greenhouse gas reduction plans

October

Ikaroa-a-Māui
Ikaroa-a-Māui
Maui Catches a Land Fish (Ikaroa-a-Māui) from the book 'Maui Legends of the Outcast'
By Chris Slane & Robert Sullivan
Design, Storyboards, Pencils, Inks, Lettering, Colours: Chris Slane.
Script: Robert Sullivan.
Colours: Jonathan Paynter, Bill Paynter.
Technical Direction and Fonts: Bill Paynter.
48 pp colour Hardback
Godwit Publishing, New Zealand
© 1996 ISBN: 0 908877 97 8
1997 Finalist LIANZA Children's Book Awards, Rusell Clark Medal, 1997 NZLA Young People's Non-Fiction Award.
Maui Meets Murirangwhenua
Maui Meets Murirangwhenua
Illustration depicts Maui meeting his grandmother Murirangwhenua from the book 'Maui Legends of the Outcast'
By Chris Slane & Robert Sullivan
Design, Storyboards, Pencils, Inks, Lettering, Colours: Chris Slane.
Script: Robert Sullivan.
Colours: Jonathan Paynter, Bill Paynter.
Technical Direction and Fonts: Bill Paynter.
48 pp colour Hardback
Godwit Publishing, New Zealand
© 1996 ISBN: 0 908877 97 8
1997 Finalist LIANZA Children's Book Awards, Rusell Clark Medal, 1997 NZLA Young People's Non-Fiction Award.
Carbon Factor
Carbon Factor
Cartoon depicts awards for Carbon Factor Sequestration Awards with first prize going to a pine tree while a kowhai gets last place
Haymaking Weather
Haymaking Weather
Cartoon depicts a farmer skiing behind a tractor with the heading 'Haymaking starts late due to wet weather - News'
Wayne Brown Walks Into A Saloon
Wayne Brown Walks Into A Saloon
Cartoon depicts new mayor Wayne Brown entering the Auckland Council saloon after firing off his pistols proclaiming "Hey idio-" he is interrupted by clicks of many guns being cocked as all the shadowy denizens of the bar aim their guns at him "Pull up a chair Parker" says one "We've been expecting you"
Maui trapping the sun Tamanui-Te-Ra
Maui trapping the sun Tamanui-Te-Ra
Illustration depicts the Maui trapping the sun Tamanui-Te-Ra pages 42-43 in the book 'Maui Legends of the Outcast'
By Chris Slane & Robert Sullivan
Design, Storyboards, Pencils, Inks, Lettering, Colours: Chris Slane.
Script: Robert Sullivan.
Colours: Jonathan Paynter, Bill Paynter.
Technical Direction and Fonts: Bill Paynter.
48 pp colour Hardback
Godwit Publishing, New Zealand
© 1996 ISBN: 0 908877 97 8
1997 Finalist LIANZA Children's Book Awards, Rusell Clark Medal, 1997 NZLA Young People's Non-Fiction Award.
Bury The Dead Properly
Bury The Dead Properly
Illustration depicts the birth of Maui pp02-03 book 'Maui Legends of the Outcast'
By Chris Slane & Robert Sullivan
Design, Storyboards, Pencils, Inks, Lettering, Colours: Chris Slane.
Script: Robert Sullivan.
Colours: Jonathan Paynter, Bill Paynter.
Technical Direction and Fonts: Bill Paynter.
48 pp colour Hardback
Godwit Publishing, New Zealand
© 1996 ISBN: 0 908877 97 8
1997 Finalist LIANZA Children's Book Awards, Rusell Clark Medal, 1997 NZLA Young People's Non-Fiction Award.
Unconcerned About Facial Recognition
Unconcerned About Facial Recognition
Cartoon,Unconcerned,Facial,Recognition,blur,.
Briefcase Data Dump (Norwegian)
Briefcase Data Dump (Norwegian)
Man accidentally dumps a trail of sensitive data in the street.
Briefcase Data Dump
Briefcase Data Dump
Man accidentally dumps a trail of sensitive data in the street.
Blurter on the Orient Express
Blurter on the Orient Express
"Let's talk business - I'm practically alone" says man on a crowded train.

Subtitle: 'Blurter on the Orient Express'
Truss Rocket Crashes
Truss Rocket Crashes
Cartoon depicts UK Conservaive Party leader Lynn Truss riding a crashing rocket labelled 'Top Tax Cuts' with a smoke trail in the shape of the UK pound "See not a u-turn at all" she claims to Christopher Luxon who is proposing similar policies for New Zealand - title - "UK Bank of New Zealand forced to inject 63 bn pounds to stabilise the economy"
White Spring Lamb
White Spring Lamb
Cartoon depicts a newly born lamb on a snowy hill side asking "So is spring normally this white?"
Maui: Legends Of The Outcast - A Graphic Novel
Maui: Legends Of The Outcast - A Graphic Novel
Paperback book is available by order NZ$25+gst - email for details.

By Chris Slane & Robert Sullivan
Design, Storyboards, Pencils, Inks, Lettering, Colours: Chris Slane.
Script: Robert Sullivan.
Colours: Jonathan Paynter, Bill Paynter.
Technical Direction and Fonts: Bill Paynter.
48 pp colour Hardback
Godwit Publishing, New Zealand
© 1996 ISBN: 0 908877 97 8
1997 Finalist LIANZA Children's Book Awards, Rusell Clark Medal, 1997 NZLA Young People's Non-Fiction Award.
Nice Day For A War - Adventures Of A Kiwi Soldier In World War I
Nice Day For A War - Adventures Of A Kiwi Soldier In World War I
By Chris Slane & Matt Elliott
April 2011 | RRP: NZ$29.99 | HARPERCOLLINS
|Non-standard Paperback | 96pp colour | ISBN13: 978186950901
Winner NZPost Children's Book of the Year Award 2012
Winner Children's Non-Fiction Award 2012
LIANZA Non Fiction Award – Elsie Locke Medal Winner 2012
Sheep Thrills
Sheep Thrills
Author: Chris Slane
Cartoons: Chris Slane
Random House 1989 ISBN 1-86954-004-2
48pp colour/black & white
Out of print
Blokes, Jokes & Sheds - New Zealand's funniest shed cartoons
Blokes, Jokes & Sheds - New Zealand's funniest shed cartoons
Author: Chris Slane
Random House NZ 2009
Softback 80pp 210 x 150mm NZ$24.99 RRP
Out of print
 Caricatures of NZ Writers
Caricatures of NZ Writers
Caricatures of Karl Stead - Marilyn Duckworth - Alan Duff - Elizabeth Knox - Peter Wells - Kevin Ireland published in NZListener
Cath Tizard X 3 caricature
Cath Tizard X 3 caricature
Collage caricture of NZ Governor General Cath Tizard represented in the census as 3 people for statistical reasons - illustration for NZListener
Joanna Paul Caricature
Joanna Paul Caricature
Collage caricature of television presenter Joanna Paul c1993 published in NZListener
You're Not in Guatemala Now Dr Ropata
You're Not in Guatemala Now Dr Ropata
Collage caricature of actor Temuera Morrison as he appeared in the role of Dr. Hone Ropata on NZ tv soap opera Shortland Street and his catch phrase
"You're not in Guatemala now Dr Ropata" published in NZListener
Mark Leishman
Mark Leishman
Collage caricature of host of New Zealand TV series Jeopardy Mark Leishman ( The Dish 2/01/1993 NZListener Magazine)
Trump-Clinton Battle
Trump-Clinton Battle
Trump-Clinton Battle over the planet Star Wars style
Brownlee's Throne
Brownlee's Throne
Illustration appearing in the NZListener of National Party politician Gerry Brownlee sitting on a broken concrete throne refers to failiures during the rebuild of Christchurch post 2011 earthquake which cause widespread destruction.
Shrek-Merino Breed
Shrek-Merino Breed
Cartoon depicts a foreign buyer hiking the hill country saying to a farmer "I'm a wool buyer - Is this the way to find the legendary shrek-merino breed?"
Walkies For Queen Elizabeth
Walkies For Queen Elizabeth
Cartoon depicts Queen Elizabeth greeted at heaven's gates by a pck of corgis & other dogs "walkies?" they ask offering her a leash and collar.
Red Carpet
Red Carpet
Cartoon depicts Queen Elizabeth and King Charles walking on a red carpet labelled 'constitutional monarchy laid over a host of problems beneath the ground including historical injustice - racism - colonial legacy - class - Treaty of Waitangi - racism - slavery

September

Grazing Plan Flood
Grazing Plan Flood
Cartoon depicts a farmer and dog standing under a tree above flooded farm feilds as wreckage flows downstream in the rain "Council? Hey about that grazing plan-" he says into his phone.
City Fringe Real Estate
City Fringe Real Estate
Cartoon depicts a street outside a display window of a real estate agent selling city fringe sections for new housing on valuable agricultural soils as a shopper gapes at the prices in fruit and vegtable shop with broccoli at $25 each
He Waka Eke Noa -  we are all in this canoe together
He Waka Eke Noa - we are all in this canoe together
Cartoon depicts a waka labelled 'He Waka Eke Noa' paddled by a crew some of whom are bailing water while two are drilling holes in the hull and holding a sign 'Help we are sinking' refers to a five-year programme to empower farmers and growers to measure, manage and reduce on-farm emissions in New Zealand
Polar Bear On A Jet-Ski
Polar Bear On A Jet-Ski
A Polar Bear riding on a jet-ski through a melting polar seascape under a brightly shining sun muses to himself -"If only petrol for my jest-ski was cheaper" while a copy of the latest IPCC report floats on top a a tiny iceberg.
Uninhabitable For Corporations
Uninhabitable For Corporations
"We fear carbon taxes will render the planet uninbaitable for corporations" submits one frightened looking advocate among three representing big bussiness at a government hearing...carbon,taxes,levies,polluter,pays,corporation,big business,economy,climate,change,environment,AGW,mitigation,
Polar Bear's SUV
Polar Bear's SUV
"Phew - thanks goodness for the air-conditioning" exlcaims pap bear to momma bear and little bear as they look out of the windows of a SUV at the sun melting the iceberg they are driving on.
Paddle Like Stink
Paddle Like Stink
Cartoon shows a water raft ( labelled 'Climate Commission' ) load of new Zealand citizens about to go over a waterfall while an older man ( Dr Rod Carr - Chairperson ) warns them "You know how we've been drifting along for ages? Well now we need to paddle like stink" while two rocks are labelled with the years 2021 and 2030