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The paua and the glory

The paua and the glory

Two of New Zealand's leading satirists, writer A. K. Grant and cartoonist Tom Scott, joined forces to produce a mock history of New Zealand entitled The paua and the glory: the story of New Zealand's rise to international insignificance (1982).

 

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Allen & Unwin
Reference: A. K. Grant, The paua and the glory: the story of New Zealand's rise to international insignificance. Auckland: Allan & Unwin, 1982
Cartoon by Tom Scott

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How to cite this page:

Caroline Harker, 'Humour - Humour on screen, 1970–2000', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/ephemera/37530/the-paua-and-the-glory (accessed 20 June 2019)

Story by Caroline Harker, published 5 Sep 2013