Kōrero: Muldoon, Robert David

A house of cards

A house of cards

This 1981 cartoon illustrates an aspect of Muldoon’s response to challenging economic conditions between 1975 and 1984. In an attempt to deal with balance-of-payment problems, he negotiated loans, but the debts were seen by some as a precarious house of cards.

Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi

Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: A-311-4-021
Cartoon by Bob Brockie

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Barry Gustafson. 'Muldoon, Robert David', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/6m1/muldoon-robert-david (accessed 28 January 2023)