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Petrol tax

Petrol tax

This March 2005 cartoon by Garrick Tremain shows an ‘armed hold-up’ involving then finance minister Michael Cullen, a petrol pump, and a hapless motorist having his wallet taken. At the time the government was planning to add a further five cents to petrol taxes.

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Cartoon by Garrick Tremain

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Carl Walrond, 'Roads - Centralised road funding', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 May 2022)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 11 Mar 2010, updated 1 Mar 2016