This 1921 cartoon from the New Zealand Free Lance refers to a new tariff, which was likely to hurt local manufacturers. The tariff allowed agricultural implements to be imported free of all duties to encourage farmers to invest in machinery. Farmers got the sweets and industrialists went without.
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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: N-P 1392-20
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