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Martin Doyle Cartoon: The simple reason why

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 5:35 pm | Martin Doyle

The main thing a nation loses when subjected to mass surveillance is all its digitised intellectual capital. It's the electronic equivalent of 'picking someone's brains'. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Bum rap for the rowing team

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 5:31 pm | Martin Doyle

Eminem's legal action over the National Party rowing ad raises two key questions: Should the boat perhaps fly the 'Scull' and Crossbones? Is this the party of waterborne piracy? More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Moment of Truth

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 1:21 pm | Martin Doyle

It's hard to dispute the existence of mass surveillance when one of the actual exponents of it chooses to speak the truth. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Long-suffraging prisoners

Monday, 15 September 2014, 5:29 pm | Martin Doyle

The removal of the 'right to vote' from New Zealand prisoners four years ago raises an interesting question: why have a Bill of Rights law if you are not even going to abide by it? More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Police stop laying egg [charge]

Monday, 15 September 2014, 4:17 pm | Martin Doyle

The Boys in Blue do have compassion. And with the election only days away, they demonstrate extraordinary political astuteness as well. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Mass surveillance

Monday, 15 September 2014, 12:45 pm | Martin Doyle

In absolutely NO NATION on the planet would the activities of the National Party [and the PM's department, no less] be tolerated. And on another level again, if the accusation of mass surveillance is even partially proved, then it is treasonous. ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Crims to work in community

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 4:28 pm | Martin Doyle

Just when the legal magnifying glass is beginning to examine the activities of the actual government, it is a little rich for PM John Key and Minister Tolley to do a wee tour of the prison cells sanctimoniously prescribing new requirements for the ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Pure as the driven snow

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 5:31 pm | Martin Doyle

The corrupt practices of the Key government that have been revealed in recent times should mark the end of any such a government. Instead, an image of 'clean politics' is being fed to the captive electorate. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Keyhole surgery for voters

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 2:52 pm | Martin Doyle

John Key and the clownish mainstream media are trying to drug the public into forgetting the Nicky Hager revelations ahead of the Election. But at what point does such an anaesthetic suddenly wear off...? More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: The Rats ruining our restaurants

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 2:46 pm | Martin Doyle

The news that rats are running rife in Wellington restaurants is a sign of the times. It matches the corruption discovered [and still unfolding] in the current government. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Opinion Poll-axed

Monday, 8 September 2014, 1:39 pm | Martin Doyle

Opinion polls are political in themselves, swaying some voters on who to support in the Election, and dissuading others from even voting at all [because they know the result 'already' due to the polls]. New Zealand has been poll-axed lately. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Dodgy figure in Education

Friday, 5 September 2014, 4:07 pm | Martin Doyle

New Zealand is not going to stop its educational decline when the actual Minister of Education spouts figures that - it has now been shown - cannot be trusted. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: A few kine words

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 3:27 pm | Martin Doyle

The huge growth in dairy farming in New Zealand has made a few people stinking rich, and for everyone else there's been a vague trickle-down, no doubt. But no one really noticed the 'pure environment' getting washed away till it was too late. More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Valuable advertising supplement

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 5:27 pm | Martin Doyle

At any election - but especially for one that will balance on a knife-edge - parties are legally bound to abide by the law applying to third-party advertising. Aren't they? More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: Only so much you can take

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 3:09 pm | Martin Doyle

Although the contents of the book "Dirty Politics" should by their nature entail 'Watergate'-style investigation, our little country has no The Washington Post , Time , or The New York Times , to pull it all together. Instead, it's just a 'story' ... More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: Wrong arm of the law

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 4:56 pm | Martin Doyle

If the reported comments of Cameron Slater and Judith Collins re the activities of Police Association president Greg O'Connor are true then we sadly now have evidence of corruption in the Police and in the Beehive. More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: No reason to get touchy-Feeley

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 3:16 pm | Martin Doyle

In the reported/posited conspiracy theory that the Minister of Justice joined in an attack on Adam Feeley and the SFO, there is a glaring gap in the logic: a motive. Judith Collins had nothing to gain. More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: Two medals in the rowing

Monday, 1 September 2014, 5:01 pm | Martin Doyle

Martin Doyle cartoon: Two medals in the rowing Click for big version. *** Facebook: Martin Doyle cartoons Twitter @Mart_cartoons More >>

Martin Doyle cartoon: An enduring billboard

Friday, 29 August 2014, 5:30 pm | Martin Doyle

If the claim that MFAT staff ignored instructions and allowed the Malaysian diplomat to flee New Zealand, the very least Murray McCully could do is struggle long and loud to get him back to face justice in our Courts. We've had promises from everyone ... More >>

Martin Doyle Cartoon: The Whale in the room

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 5:33 pm | Martin Doyle

It's only two years since Judith Collins led the charge against cyber-bullying. Her supplying of information to the Whale Oil site for political purposes is a very sick travesty of all we had been told. More >>



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