Cartoons (Commentary)

Pictorial images using wit to comment on such things as contemporary events, social habits, or political trends; usually executed in a broad or abbreviated manner.

Date: 1970 - 1978 From: Evans, Malcolm Paul, 1945- :Editorial cartoons. [1970-1978]. Ref: B-124-028 Description: Shows a group of five Central or South American soldiers with bayonets, guarding their (presumable dictatorial) leader who is giving a speech. Reportedly pu...
Date: 1978 From: Evans, Malcolm Paul, 1945- :Editorial cartoons. [1970-1978]. Ref: B-124-024 Description: Shows soldiers on board an armoured jeep in the desert, looking towards a large star. Other Titles - [Peace prospects in the Middle East - Christmas 1978] ...
Date: ca 1980 From: Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923- :[Cartoons on topics of defence, politics, social issues, whimsy, medical issues, pollution, conservationists, trade unions, space exploration, animals, police & crime, Television, farming, sport, war, and transport. 1970-1990s]. By: Heath, Eric Walmsley, 1923- Ref: B-145-529 Description: Comments on Maori tourism, showing foreign visitors pouring into Rotorua's 'living Maori village'. The land posts (pouwhenua) at the gate incorporate Mickey ...
Date: 1970 From: Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988] Ref: B-137-135 Description: The cartoon has three images: the All Blacks being pushed back by the Griquas, a leading South African provincial team; the All Blacks pushing back; two Sout...
Date: 1962 From: Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988] Ref: B-137-252 Description: The cartoon shows an All Black and a Wallaby leaning against each other. The All Black looks bemused and the Wallaby looks happy. In the foreground a group o...
Date: 1982 From: Lynch, James, 1947-:Collection of original cartoons by James Lynch. By: Taranaki daily news (Newspaper) Ref: B-186-066 Description: Shows Ian Shearer, Minister of Broadcasting. The National government was very cross with TVNZ for supposedly promoting criticism of the government. (Context ...
Date: 12 May 2017 From: Ekers, Paul, 1961-:[Digital cartoons published in the New Zealand Herald and other publications] By: Ekers, Paul, 1961-; Hutt News (Newspaper); Kapi-Mana news (Newspaper); Kapiti observer (Newspaper) Ref: DCDL-0036131 Description: Digital cartoon by Paul Ekers on political and social issues in New Zealand. Title supplied by Library Quantity: 1 digital cartoon(s).
Date: October 30 1982 From: Darroch, Bob, 1940- :[Nineteen cartoons published in the Whangarei Report and the Christchurch Star between 13 August 1983 and 30 November 1985] By: Christchurch star (Newspaper : 1958- ); Darroch, Bob, 1940- Ref: A-316-043 Description: Two small boys watch their father watching a game between the New Zealand Māori team and Wales on television, specifically NZ vs Swansea, which Wales won 15-...
Date: 1951 From: [Various cartoonists including Sir Gordon Minhinnick 1902-1992] :[Newspaper clippings of cartoons from New Zealand newspapers. 15 December 1948 to 5 September 1972.] By: Waite, Keith, 1927-2014; Otago daily times (Newspaper) Ref: E-549-q-05-008 Description: Walter Nash lies daydreaming under a tree, unaware that Prime Minister Sidney Holland has felled a tree labelled 'election', which is about to fall on Nash. ...
Date: 1974 From: Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988] By: Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.); Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989 Ref: B-134-522 Description: This cartoon features the newly-appointed Finance Minister (after Kirk's death) as a magician on a stage. He is going to saw a woman in a box labelled N.Z. D...
Date: 1993 From: Scott, Thomas 1947- :Editorial cartoons. 4 October - 24 December 1993 Ref: H-113-035 Description: Shows a vulture with an olive branch in its beak, which it is offering to a black child. Refers to South Africa's decision to give black South Africans the ...
Date: 1993 From: Scott, Thomas 1947- :Editorial cartoons. 4 October - 24 December 1993 Ref: H-113-060 Description: Shows a tramp foraging in a rubbish bin and pulling out a piece of Christmas cake. He remarks to his companion who is lying on the ground that the scraps ar...
Date: 1993 From: Tremain, Garrick fl 1970s-1990s :Otago Daily Times; Editorial cartoons. 8 May - 3 June 1993 Ref: H-115-002 Description: Shows a television salesman explaining to a couple that one of his television sets plays commercials during the party political broadcasts. Refers to the el...
Date: 1992 From: Scott, Thomas 1947- :Editorial cartoons. 1 July - 30 September 1992 Ref: H-110-038 Description: Shows an emaciated Somali boy. Refers to the famine in Somalia Quantity: 1 cartoon bromide(s).
From: Scott, Thomas 1947- :Editorial cartoons. 1 July - 30 September 1992 Ref: H-110-021 Description: Shows a dental surgery with a patient (Lockwood Smith) in the chair. The dentist, wearing a welder's mask, is talking about the problems in treating Dr Smit...
From: Scott, Thomas 1947- :Editorial cartoons. 1 July - 30 September 1992 Ref: H-110-012 Description: Shows sheep and cattle lined up in a snowy landscape to make the word "Thanks". Refers to the severe snowstorms in the South Island. Quantity: 1 cartoon br...
From: Scott, Thomas 1947- :Editorial cartoons. 1 July - 30 September 1992 Ref: H-110-028 Description: Shows a Bosnian man carrying all his possessions, including a chicken in a cage and a cooking pot. On the wall behind him, meeting up with his shadow, is a ...
Date: 1992 From: Scott, Thomas 1947- :Editorial cartoons. 1 July - 30 September 1992 Ref: H-110-040 Description: Shows two starving Somalis eating newspapers that feature scandals concerning the Duchess of York. Refers to the famine in Somalia and to the scandals surro...
Date: 1993 From: Clark, Laurence [Klarc] 1949- :New Zealand Herald cartoons. 6 - 23 January 1993 Ref: H-111-002 Description: Shows the Shetland Islands fish shop, where the proprietor is looking at his three types of fish: regular, high octane, and unleaded. Refers to the oil spil...
Date: 1992 From: Scott, Thomas 1947- :Editorial cartoons. 1 July - 30 September 1992 Ref: H-110-066 Description: Shows a bearded scientist peering through a microscope at a specimen, which he claims, has doubled in the last 48 hours. Refers to confirmation by forecast...