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Martin Doyle cartoon: Winston withering

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 5:33 pm | Martin Doyle

With media coverage at a premium heading for the Election, one has to really make a scene to get in the News. Some are better at it than others. More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: The Godwits Fly

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 4:54 pm | Martin Doyle

The news that over a quarter of us were born in another country is no surprise considering the numbers who depart our fair shores every year never to return. In some ways, New Zealand is the world's busiest hotel. More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: Accidental forms of treatment

Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 2:43 pm | Martin Doyle

The ACC itself is an accident waiting to happen. More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: The world is burning

Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 2:41 pm | Martin Doyle

The report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is as close to a fire alarm going off for Planet Earth as we're ever going to get. Let the record show who answered the call. More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: Power Blocks

Friday, 11 April 2014, 12:47 pm | Martin Doyle

New Zealand is currently being treated to an object lesson in how to (and how not to) build effective coalitions. More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: United in disunity

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 3:43 pm | Martin Doyle

Unless political parties clearly signal their intended coalitions, Kiwis are just voting in the dark when trying to elect a 'government'. Well done, Greens, for at least trying. More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: Slick Simon

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 1:35 pm | Martin Doyle

Simon Bridges didn't notice he was signing away New Zealand's largest forest park to oil and gas explorers. Problem is... we're paying him to notice. More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: Battle of the babies

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 4:10 pm | Martin Doyle

The Royals' meet with 10 Plunket babies has certain parallels to their overall visit to NZ during the current election campaign. More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: Where there's a Will (and a Kate)

Monday, 7 April 2014, 1:49 pm | Martin Doyle

The Royals arrive in New Zealand at time when we're holding our three-yearly 'civil war' leading up to a General Election. 'No problem' for John Key. More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: An end to secrecy

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 5:33 pm | Martin Doyle

The lack of reporting [and discussion] of suicide in New Zealand media has resulted in a sort of blindness to the true nature of our own society. More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: A climate for drilling

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 5:29 pm | Martin Doyle

An oxymoron of Orwellian Newspeak: Energy and Resources Minister with one hand, and Associate Minister for Climate Change with the other. Even the oil companies must be laughing. More >>

Cartoon: A funny thing happened on the way to the forum

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 5:26 pm | Martin Doyle

The motorist who savagely harangued David Cunliffe showed powerful oratorical skills mixed with seminal terseness in vocab. He has great potential for a career in advertising or, dare one say it, politics. More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: Sir Peter's Jet

Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 5:26 pm | Martin Doyle

Well done, Sir Peter Jackson, for contributing to one of the great quests of our time. More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: Ying tong iddle I Po

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 5:17 pm | Martin Doyle

Given the anger that has already been expressed over the Malaysian government's handling of information about the missing plane, it defies belief that they have now come up with a totally new version of the pilot's last words. Was he speaking in Martian ... More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: Whales salute Ozzie battlers

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 5:15 pm | Martin Doyle

Australia's success at the International Court of Justice shows there is justice in this world for the whales. In contrast PM John Key's response reads almost like a pro-whaling strategy. More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: Right Royal Tour

Monday, 31 March 2014, 2:10 pm | Martin Doyle

With the dogs of war beginning to snarl on the political 'battlefield' heading for the General Election, the impending Royal visit will inevitably have a Right Royal influence on developments. How many problems can we sweep under the Red Carpet while ... More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: It's MMPee, Kim

Thursday, 27 March 2014, 5:00 pm | Martin Doyle

Kim Dotcom's idea of forming an "umbrella" party with other small parties is legitimate politics. But it's got a long way to go to survive in an increasingly vicious media environment. More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: Ropey justice in Cairo

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 5:30 pm | Martin Doyle

An Egyptian court has found 528 people guilty [of a particular murder] after a two-day trial and immediately sentenced them all to death [by hanging]. This is surely a scene out of "Blackadder". Trouble is, they're not joking. More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: No need for debris

Tuesday, 25 March 2014, 4:28 pm | Martin Doyle

Why wait for actual debris of Flight MH 370? More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: Salvation for gamblers

Monday, 24 March 2014, 11:30 am | Martin Doyle

The sudden change in fortunes of the Problem Gambling Foundation and the 'suddenly lucky' Salvation Army mirrors the fickleness of real-life gambling. More >>

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