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Martin Doyle Cartoon: Last room at Mosul Museum

Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 12:27 pm | Martin Doyle

Cultural treasures like the ones destroyed in the Mosul Museum are so old and so valuable that they in a sense belong to the whole of humanity. No good will come of this. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: St John of Assisi

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 4:57 pm | Martin Doyle

One minute, MPs were all noisily feeding at the trough. The next minute, John Key had emptied the trough out and called everyone's bluff. That's gotta be a first for New Zealand. More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon The Case of the Eliminated Opponent

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 9:38 am | Martin Doyle

Considering the fact that many people consider Vladmir Putin as at least a "person of interest" in the circumstances surrounding Boris Nemtsov's murder, there is a certain Russian irony in the news that Putin is involving himself in the actual investigation. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Murder has a name

Friday, 27 February 2015, 5:28 pm | Martin Doyle

Behind every reign of terror is usually... an empty little man. Same in this case. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon : Cellphones damaging brains

Friday, 27 February 2015, 9:30 am | Martin Doyle

Is it cellphones themselves that damage our brains? Or could it be, perish the thought, the information cellphones bring to our attention that causes cerebral grief.....? More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon : Three-Person Babies

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 12:07 pm | Martin Doyle

Well done, UK, for taking a brave but well-reasoned step forward into the exciting world of mitochondria. [Putting the 'brave' into Brave New World] More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Get some guts

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 2:45 pm | Martin Doyle

Defending Iraq is a just cause. John Key has done well to begin making the case. But sending our troops off with a round of puerile, party bickering ringing in their ears is just pathetic. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Fixing Bain

Friday, 20 February 2015, 1:23 pm | Martin Doyle

Justice Minister Amy Adams' apparent search for a favourable report from a hand-picked Judge is destined to further undermine public respect for the justice system in New Zealand. If this were rugby, the crowd would be chanting "Bring Back Binnie ! " More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Man overboard!

Thursday, 19 February 2015, 12:40 pm | Martin Doyle

Our highly mysterious loss in the last America's Cup remains unexplained. So it seems a bit rich [no pun intended] that the very same people are back wanting another colossal sum of money to keep their campaign afloat. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: The Irritation Game

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 5:06 pm | Martin Doyle

Labour's shutting out of the Greens [its vital partner in terms of forming any future government] from the Intelligence and Security Committee shows a sad lack of political intelligence and an abandonment of any security about winning the next election. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Nkandlagate

Friday, 13 February 2015, 4:52 pm | Martin Doyle

Ref: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-31448256 and http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11399811 More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Orkland Con Vention Centre

Thursday, 12 February 2015, 4:20 pm | Martin Doyle

BEFORE the General Election we were told Sky City would pay for the Convention Centre. AFTER the Election, we're informed we may have to top up the build to the tune of $130 mil from the Taxpayer. We need to keep away from the gaming tables, it seems. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Packing for battle

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 12:36 pm | Martin Doyle

Secrecy and propaganda are part of any war, obviously. But sometimes the Great Unwashed need some straight talk in their daily rations. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: HSBC Have some beautiful cash

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 12:23 pm | Martin Doyle

It's been found so many times in modern history that it's easier to evade taxes than it is to evade the Tax Man. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Rabbit ears

Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 2:15 pm | Martin Doyle

George Orwell guessed right that "Big Brother is watching You". But it's a cruel shock to learn your own TV is do the listening. It gives a new meaning to "rabbit ears". More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: Building to a climax in Christchurch

Tuesday, 3 February 2015, 12:33 pm | Martin Doyle

It's not often that passionate love-making is thrust into the public limelight as has happened with the unwitting workmates in Christchurch. It's not something to hold an Inquisition over. Worse things happen in this world. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Putting Sabin to bed

Monday, 2 February 2015, 1:36 pm | Martin Doyle

Now that Mike Sabin has been quickly and quietly shuffled off the stage in a foggy mist of "personal and family matters", John Key is trying to get everyone's minds onto a new distraction: the Northland by-election. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Voting sucks

Thursday, 29 January 2015, 2:14 pm | Martin Doyle

It's a measure of the times we live in that neither the media nor New Zealanders in general seem worried that parliament can 'remove' rights supposedly guaranteed under our Bill of Rights. Prisoners are themselves victims of a serious constitutional ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Two wrongs

Wednesday, 28 January 2015, 2:05 pm | Martin Doyle

The case being mounted in the Auckland High Court against John Key by prisoner Arthur Taylor has great merit. The law passed by Parliament in 2010 that blocks the right of prisoners to vote flies in the face of our own Bill of Rights. Section 12 of the ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: We can't pay

Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 2:52 pm | Martin Doyle

The passionate anti-austerity stance of the new Greek government is like an echo of Dario Fo's drama "We can't pay! We won't pay!". It's a piece of theatre the European "troika" is not going to enjoy. More >>

 

 

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