Parliament's culture and traditions

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    Parliament has a rich history and its own colourful culture and traditions, which reflect both the legacy of the British Westminster system and the evolution of a distinctive New Zealand institution over 150 years.

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  • Page 2 - Parliament in cartoonsFor centuries, politics and Parliament have been the subject of public comment, satire and humour. Almost since the beginning, New Zealand's Parliament has been portrayed through


  • Low, David Alexander Cecil

    David Low was a high-profile cartoonist who, at his height, had his work banned across Germany for his attacks on Adolf Hitler. His work was well-known around the world, and in 1962 he accepted a knighthood.

  • Lodge, Nevile Sidney

    Nevile Lodge was a well-known cartoonist, who had a long association with Wellington’s Evening Post. Specialising in depictions of New Zealand’s rugby, racing and beer culture of the 1950s and 1960s, he was made an OBE in 1981.


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