Two viewers crawl through the desert of "NZ Television" towards a possible mirage oasis of "quality programming and news 2019"
Wife in bed, reading newspaper "Scientists work on sex chip", tells her overweight husband to "forget it" as he's been "overstimulated by chips"
Coroner's request for the drinking age to increase floats through the ears and head of a parliamentarian
Little Kiwi bird carrying a slingshot tells the large "China" tanks they should be "thankful we're not taking sides...in the Pacific Region"
New Zealand cartoonists:Farewell cartoon for Susan Foster (2000). Composite of a caricature of Susan Foster by Bob Brockie, his self-portrait and 16 other self-portraits by New Zealand cartoonists.
[The "Big banks" executive wears a dustbin lid as a hat as he refutes the "perception that our service is rubbish"]
[Man reading newspaper headline "Disclosure of MPs expenses" as the TV announcer urges "discretion"]
[Claire Curran wearing a scuba diver suit as she stands on cracking thin ice saying "… I resign of my own free will"]
[Winston Peters waves a newspaper article "Nauru refugee problem" as he calls for "consensus in our time!"]