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Martin Doyle Cartoon: Approved by Pyongyang

Friday, 19 December 2014, 3:02 pm | Martin Doyle

The closing down of "The Interview" film in the United States by the cyber agents of Pyongyang is sick. It is no less than the fascist suppression of free speech in one country being foisted on another country whether they want it or not. Are ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Let-off in Lima

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 1:30 pm | Martin Doyle

With climate change threatening the very existence of the human race, the limp result of the UN conference in Lima is baffling. How much time do these people think we've got left...? More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Man Haron Monis

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 2:32 pm | Martin Doyle

Man Haron Monis was a heartless criminal. The Police had already put him before the Court on many terrible crimes (including the recent murder and burning of his ex-wife Noleen). And the Court responded by granting him bail...Duh. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Fished out

Monday, 15 December 2014, 3:20 pm | Martin Doyle

Overfishing is like burning our own crops into the ground. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Reports you'll never find

Friday, 12 December 2014, 4:02 pm | Martin Doyle

While the US Senate report on the CIA and torture techniques has sent shock waves round the world, the Report sticks out as a piece of openness, honesty and self-laceration. The sins of the rest of the world remain unconfessed. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Arriba, ombres

Thursday, 11 December 2014, 2:18 pm | Martin Doyle

If Phillip John Smith's account of how a prison guard conceived and facilitated his glorious escape to South America is to be believed, then the Corrections Department should be running the tourist industry. They obviously have the skills. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Ill-gotten gains

Wednesday, 10 December 2014, 5:34 pm | Martin Doyle

President Xi Jinping's alert re corrupt individuals lying low in New Zealand should be taken seriously. Big money, wherever it comes from, is like raw meat to hungry [non-discerning] dogs. Rather than quick, glib denials from our politicians regarding ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Ex-Tolleying the virtues of the Poor

Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 1:40 pm | Martin Doyle

Minister of Social Development Anne Tolley's reference to the "small lives" of the Poor has been suffocated in its infancy (before it grew legs) by tight control of New Zealand media. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Drug mule led on by woman

Monday, 8 December 2014, 2:18 pm | Martin Doyle

New Zealand is fed up to its back teeth of its own citizens trying to smuggle drugs into - of all places - Indonesia. The word needs to go out: death by firing squad is a bad trip. More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: Wellington Super City

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 4:37 pm | Martin Doyle

Wellington will go better as a more integrated region. But, if Auckland 'super city' is anything to go by, higher rates won't be too far behind all the hype. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon : In a Hole in the Ground

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 9:55 am | Martin Doyle

Tolkien's books reveal that even the green and pleasant Shire is not immune to the evils of the wide world. And in little ol' NZ, we have 260,000 poor hobbits. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Passport to Hell

Monday, 24 November 2014, 1:34 pm | Martin Doyle

With dozens of countries currently experiencing horrific terrorism and suicide bombing, New Zealand is almost 'quaintly Old World' in its deliberations over passports and security. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Emperor Obama

Monday, 24 November 2014, 12:04 pm | Martin Doyle

Granting immigration rights to five million overstayers off his own bat does seem a tad 'imperial' on President Obama's part. One wonders who they will vote for in 2016. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: And we have (had) a winner

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 3:05 pm | Martin Doyle

While Andrew Little's victory in the leadership contest is above board, it's nevertheless a bizarre result considering that BOTH the Caucus and the party Membership clearly wanted Grant Robertson. Ref: http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/political/259662/results-table-labour-leadership-contest More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Unjolly Roger

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 1:46 pm | Martin Doyle

If it's unacceptable for someone in public office to call someone "Sweetie", and I say "if", then why wasn't Paula Bennett sacked for her "Zip it, Sweetie" comment in parliament? Even on a good day, New Zealanders [male ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Housing vultures

Monday, 17 November 2014, 5:16 pm | Martin Doyle

Is there some way of slowing either our breeding, or levels of immigration, so that we've always got the right number of houses to match the number of people who need them? More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Happy landing on 67P

Friday, 14 November 2014, 3:52 pm | Martin Doyle

The Rosetta mission's successful landing on a hurtling comet 67/B doesn't just prove their OWN excellence. It is also an inspiring sign for the world that we as a species are better than all the small-minded inhumanity that usually dominates the daily ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: KKK attacks Dunney

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 2:05 pm | Martin Doyle

Oh, dear, we seem to have a wee tiff developing between the two men once labelled 'John Key's poodles'. But comparing New Zealand First to the KKK is vacuous yapping. More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: (Far) out on Parole

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 1:04 pm | Martin Doyle

Our penal system often seems very lenient in terms of sentences [and then early release on Parole]. But the escape of Phillip Smith while on Parole, and then his escape from the country, is like something out of the Keystone Cops. More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: TPPA 101

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 1:01 pm | Martin Doyle

The mammoth significance of the TPPA is only outweighed by the mystery surrounding its contents. More >>

 

 

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