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Martin Doyle Cartoon: Urgent delivery to FIFA

Thursday, 4 June 2015, 5:21 pm | Martin Doyle

It has been pointed out [see article below] that there is an inherent danger in Sepp Blatter hanging around FIFA for months before he finally leaves. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Bungler death squads

Friday, 17 April 2015, 5:31 pm | Martin Doyle

New Zealand has such a proud history of facing up to (via war) 'death squad' regimes round the world. The accusation that we are giving intelligence to torturers/killers in Bangladesh at least deserves speedy examination and a consequent 'bill of health' ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon : Serving Parrotty to the Ockers

Monday, 13 April 2015, 9:12 am | Martin Doyle

Stone the crows - the Kiwis are serving up "Parrotty" in Strailyan restaurants. Yuk, it's just too hard to swallow, mate... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Feeding frenzy in Northland

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 4:26 pm | Martin Doyle

Given Mark Osborne's apparent inability to match Winston Peters in one-on-one debates, the National party strategy appears to be a full-scale gang attack. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Post-mortem on Wellington Super City

Friday, 13 March 2015, 4:48 pm | Martin Doyle

The concept of a Wellington Super City is at least worthy of examination. But having existing mayors such as Celia Wade-Brown and Ray Wallace pooh-poohing it all along the way ruined discussion before it even got going. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Vote the Boss, not the Hoss

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 4:41 pm | Martin Doyle

Winston Peters' suggestion that the National party have somehow 'used' the public revelation of a 1080 poison threat as a means to derail his lead in the polls is, in itself, a toxic bombshell. If he's right, then one would imagine the fur is really ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Northland Pollbooth

Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 1:23 pm | Martin Doyle

The huge expenditure being committed by the Government on Northland bridges is occurring in the context of a by-election. In effect, it's public money being used to boost the chances of a particular party. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Voices of reaction

Monday, 9 March 2015, 3:24 pm | Martin Doyle

Labour's apparent decision to 'gift' the Northland by-election to Winston Peters is noteworthy for one key reason: Labour are now employing the same tactics that have worked a treat for National. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: The RIGHT way to drive

Friday, 6 March 2015, 5:02 pm | Martin Doyle

Unless all tourists know to drive on the LEFT, then our tourist industry is not doing something RIGHT. More >>

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

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