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Te Tari Taake

Te Tari Taake

The Māori name for the Inland Revenue department – Te Tari Taake – has been the source of some bad puns by cartoonists.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: DCDL-0005902
Cartoon by Mark Winter (Chicane)

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Paul Goldsmith, 'Taxes - Tax, ideology and international comparisons', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 May 2022)

Story by Paul Goldsmith, published 11 Mar 2010, updated 2 Sep 2016