Unprecedented attraction! Unique and novel performance!! All the talents!!! For one night only!!!! Be in time! By special desire, and under distinguished patronage, and for the exclusive benefit of the Superintendent, on Wednesday evening, May 16th 1855, will be presented ... "Delusion!", or, "The Genii of the Silver Vase, and Sleiven Slaver" ... The evening's entertainments will conclude with a new and laughable extravaganza to be entitled "The Invisible Chief Clerk!, or, Pedant in stilts". / Onehunga "Free Press".
Fletcher, David, 1952- :"Do you think the Minister would contemplate the idea of work for the dole?" Dominion Post, 26 July 2005
Waite, Keith, 1927- :Goodness, my dear - Look what he is doing to that poor baa-lamb! Otago Daily Times, 25 May 1951.
Nisbet, Alistair, fl 1990s :"Free at last!!" [Robert Muldoon escapes from Parliament]. 21 December 1991.
Tremain, Garrick, 1941- :'Y'know boy...I can remember when Bolger and Peters were deadly enemies!!' Christchurch Press, 14 February 1997.
"There's a public perception that we're too generous with tax-payers' money." "Organise a series of TV ads to dispel that idea. You'd better make sure the ads are cheap and nasty." August - September, 2001.
Punch in Canterbury :What may come of the Masters and Servants Bill. Original question. "That a disobedient servant be imprisoned." Mr Punch's Amendment. "That a master, if he misconduct himself, shall be liable to hard labour." Punch in Canterbury, 19 August,1865