Ability

Abilities, Aptitude, Proficiency, Skill, Skills, Talent, Talents
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"All the skilled people are moving overseas!!!" "We politicians are still here!" "I said 'skilled'." 3 January, 2006.
Date: 2006 From: Fletcher, David, 1952- :Digital cartoons Ref: DCDL-0000610 Description: 'The Politician' cartoon strip. When the Minister's adviser comments that all the skilled people are moving overseas, the Minister counters with the statemen...
Employment skills seminar. Today, brownnosing. August, 2002
Date: 2002 From: Clark, Laurence, 1949- :Digital cartoons Ref: DCDL-0002499 Description: The image shows a businessman with his satchel under his arm stopping to gaze thoughtfully at a notice advertising an employment skills seminar on brownnosin...
"You've been named exporter of the year." "What have I exported?" "Skilled labour." 19 June, 2006.
Date: 2006 From: Fletcher, David, 1952- :Digital cartoons Ref: DCDL-0001759 Description: 'The Politician' cartoon strip. The Minister is surprised to hear that he has been named exporter of the year but less happy when he learns that he has been ...
"Slurp! Who says men can't multi-task!" 28 October, 2004
Date: 2004 From: Nisbet, Alastair, 1958- :Digital cartoons Ref: DCDL-0006316 Description: Shows a man multi-tasking. He is lying on a recliner chair sunbathing, watching a rugby match on television, reading a pornographic magazine, scratching the ...
"Business leaders are complaining about a serious skill shortage." "In what profession?" "Politics." 5 July, 2003.
Date: 2003 From: Fletcher, David, 1952- :Digital cartoons Ref: DCDL-0001325 Description: 'The politician' cartoon strip. The Minister is nonplussed when he hears that business leaders are concerned about a serious skills' shortage in politics. Q...
So you think silicone is fantastic, back flashing is old-fashioned, apron flashings are timewasters, tanking is for sissies, cheap materials are worth it and builders need no skills.... YOU ARE QUITE RIGHT... All you need are these tools; to be used progressively... Progressive Building, 3 June 2002
Date: 2002 From: Walker, Malcolm, 1950- :Digital cartoons Ref: DCDL-0009169 Description: Shows a series of tools that a builder with no skills should use progressively - Sponge, bucket, gumboots, thigh waders, snorkel and goggles, bathyscape, re...
NZ's got talent. Prime 7.30pm Mondays. "Must've been filmed in Australia..." 8 September, 2008
Date: 2008 From: Ekers, Paul, 1961-:[Digital cartoons published in the New Zealand Herald and other publications] Ref: DCDL-0007541 Description: Shows a man sitting in an armchair reading a newspaper which has the headline 'NZ's got talent' Prime 7.30 pm Mondays. He thinks to himself that it must have...
"This party needs more get up and go! We had people like that once." "They all got up and went." 29 October, 2003.
Date: 2003 From: Fletcher, David, 1952- :Digital cartoons Ref: DCDL-0001478 Description: "The Politician" cartoon strip. The Minister says that the party used to have people with get up and go. His colleague suggests that they all go up and went....
"At last! Someone who appreciates what a great Minister I am. Someone who can spot political genius! They've listed all of my many attributes." "I bet modesty wasn't one of them!" 3 December, 2002.
Date: 2002 From: Fletcher, David, 1952- :Digital cartoons Ref: DCDL-0001021 Description: 'The Politician' cartoon strip. The Minister is delighted that someone is praising him and recognising all his attributes. His colleague mutters grumpily tha...
Date: 2006 From: Darroch, Bob, 1940- :[Cartoons published in the Whangarei Report April to July 2006] Ref: H-751-059 Description: In a series of nine small cameos two women stand on a lawn reading in a newspaper an article that suggests that too many working dogs have been bred for show...
Date: 1950 - 1969 From: Mayne, William Thomas, 1910-1988 :490 original cartoons published in the Christchurch Star Sun and the Christchurch Star Sun Sports between 1954 and 1962. Ref: A-387-005 Description: Shows a young woman standing with six men on the opening day of a bowling club. As part of the programme, the club president's daughter has been invited to r...
"We need to create more jobs for people without any skills." "Good idea, you might both be looking for work after the next election." 27 December, 2007
Date: 2007 From: Fletcher, David, 1952- :Digital cartoons Ref: DCDL-0004733 Description: 'The Politician' cartoon strip. The politician is not amused when a colleague suggests that creating new jobs for people is not a bad idea since the politici...
"Well Winnie... We need a specialist to avoid tackles!" 1 August, 2008
Date: 2008 From: Nisbet, Alastair, 1958- :Digital cartoons Ref: DCDL-0007242 Description: Shows leader of New Zealand First, Winston Peters, as an All Black, racing across a rugby field. Text says that the All Blacks need a specialist at avoiding ...
"Biking is great! Once learned, it's a skill of great satisfaction and never forgotten. Just like being a GP... Mind you... Knowing where you're going is another story" 25 July 2007
Date: 2007 From: Walker, Malcolm, 1950- :Digital cartoons Ref: DCDL-0009734 Description: "Just Practising" cartoon strip. Shows Doctor Hal talking about the virtues of riding a bicycle. He compares it to being a GP. However he gets lost when he ...
"Have you seen all these immigration scams people come up with? This country needs ingenious people like that." 19 November, 2002.
Date: 2002 From: Fletcher, David, 1952- :Digital cartoons Ref: DCDL-0000998 Description: 'The Politician' cartoon strip. The Minister is impressed at the ingenuity of immigration scams. He thinks the country needs the kind of people who come up w...
"Sorry for the delay, folks, we're still waiting for the captain..." "What about you, Sir? Can YOU fly?" "I TOLD you these budget airlines were having a hard time hiring skilled pilots." 2 November, 2007
Date: 2007 From: Moreu, Michael, 1969-: [Digital cartoons published in the Christchurch Press and Fairfax Media] Ref: DCDL-0004283 Description: Shows the cabin of an aeroplane which is ready to take off but the captain has not arrived. An air hostess asks a small boy if he can fly. Two passengers si...