Kōrero: Freedom of official information

UFOs – unnecessary flights overseas

UFOs – unnecessary flights overseas

This 2010 cartoon refers to two high-profile official information releases that took place in that year. Members of Parliament were required to release information on their overseas travel, including credit-card spending. The results proved embarrassing for some MPs. Around the same time thousands of formerly secret reports on UFO (unidentified flying object) sightings were released. These included every witness account since 1952.

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David Fletcher
Cartoon by David Fletcher

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Nicola White, 'Freedom of official information - What has the Official Information Act achieved?', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/cartoon/34790/ufos-unnecessary-flights-overseas (accessed 20 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Nicola White, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012