Author: Chris Slane
Cartoons: Chris Slane
Random House 1989 ISBN 1-86954-004-2
48pp colour/black & white
Out of print
Author: Chris Slane
Random House NZ 2009
Softback 80pp 210 x 150mm NZ$24.99 RRP
Out of print
Caricatures of Karl Stead - Marilyn Duckworth - Alan Duff - Elizabeth Knox - Peter Wells - Kevin Ireland published in NZListener
Collage caricture of NZ Governor General Cath Tizard represented in the census as 3 people for statistical reasons - illustration for NZListener
Collage caricature of television presenter Joanna Paul c1993 published in NZListener
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
Collage caricature of host of New Zealand TV series Jeopardy Mark Leishman ( The Dish 2/01/1993 NZListener Magazine)
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.
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?"
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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
"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,
"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.
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
Cartoon depicts a family driving into the forecourt of 'MSD Motel' thermal spa in Rotorua on a spooky night "I hear the showers are great if you don't mind experiencing social injustice at boiling point" references Bates Motel from the Hitchcock movie 'Psycho' and threats of bullying related on 60 minutes current affairs tv.
Cartoon depicts two sheep watching a topdressing plane spraying "Phosphate time again?" "Gold dust -it's cheaper"
Cartoon depicts a father and daughter standing in a flooded field "Look at all the pretty spring flowers" and he walks over the weeds she tries to pull him back "Dad!"
Cartoon depicts NZ PM Jacinda Ardern shovelling 'Govt winter support for the rest' $ while National MP Willis wails "Nooo - don't waste it Jacinda" while standing on a much larger money bag labelled 'Govt covid support for business $ huge profits & dividends'
Cartoon depicts a public health press conference where a covid virus says "What are my plans? Travel obviously - meeting new people - a family christmas- then mutate again over summer" while a sign language interpreter displays signs of panic arms crossed to indicate 'prevent' while Health Ministry head Ashley Bloomfield looks on.
Cartoon depicts a faded retro style motel with people and cars "Welcome to Motel Dystopia - You can check in but you can never leave" referencing the song Hotel California by The Eagles
Cartoon depicts a mudslide or landslide of muddy words on to an information highway swamping a house marked 'NZ"
Cartoon depicts tow bees sampling honey types "A cheeky little manic honey - hints of northland pohutukawa - I think you'll be amused by its presumption" 'Honey flavours to be defined by experts' - news
Man ushers a beautiful woman through security door not noticing two suspicious characters who have gained unauthorised entry...Subtitle: La courtoisie oui la sécurité aussi
Cartoon depicts a man about to enter a door with a security card wearing a sign on his back reading 'I brake for Tailgaters' - 'Security Before courtesy'
Cartoon depicts prospective politicians with large egos from various parties entering a trial by fire and getting rather toon toasty - refers to Gaurav Sharma, Labour MP.
Satirical cartoon refers to Stranger Things TV series featuring hacked smart devices- title 'Stranger Internet of Things' A back door has opened in your smart device' Slogan - 'Don't let hackers turn your world upside down - secure all smart devices' also shows a teen hacker.
Cartoon depicts a fisherman in a boat being lured by a hook with a note 'Congratulations you've won a lottery $$$$' on the end of a fishing pole head underwater by a very large fish representing a scammer.
Cartoon depicts a sale of mince meat honesty stall outside a meat works plant with plantiff staff wanted signs
Cartoon depicts an airport arrival interior with a screen announcing "Welcome John only you can readthis message - you are in a private parallel reality bubble - so yeah just like social media' - 'Airport tech shows personalised flight info on huge screen - News'
Cartoon depicts a balloon festival representing various inlationary pressures pushed by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and President of Russia Vladimir Putin.
Cartoon depicts Leader of The Opposition National Party Christopher Luxon as a passenger jet flying away from a rainy New Zealand towards his holiday in Hawaii "Aloha! I took off to Honolulu just like I'm always scheduled to do at this time of the year when it's cold wet and business is soft"
Cartoon depicts National Party MP for Tauranga Sam Uffindell in a confessional "Was a private school bully" a group of anonymous people behind a curtain reply "Say 1 Hail Mary 1 phone apology & 3 years as a National backbench MP "Bless you" "Next" Title - 'National Party Selection Committee'
Cartoon depcts a man whose phone number is being stolen by a hacker 'Stop your phone number taking flight - stick a PIN Caption - in it.'
Cartoon depicts cows marooned on an island in a flooded river "Well this is unfortunate" says one "Taniwha flicked its tail again - happens all the time" says the other - refers to local government building some protection but will let rivers do what they want in many places.