Story: Government and agriculture

Comment on New Zealand’s economic decline

Comment on New Zealand’s economic decline

By the late 1970s the decline in prices for New Zealand meat and wool had made the country slip to 26th on the rankings of the world’s wealthiest nations. Bob Brockie’s cartoon satirises Prime Minister Robert Muldoon and his deputy Brian Talboys.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: A-314-2-068
Cartoon by Bob Brockie

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Tony Nightingale, 'Government and agriculture - Subsidies and changing markets, 1946–1983', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/cartoon/18075/comment-on-new-zealands-economic-decline (accessed 22 November 2019)

Story by Tony Nightingale, published 24 Nov 2008