Talbot, Robert Leslie Gapper, 1923-2012, New Zealand Post Office, Postal service, Economic aspects, New Zealand, and Economic policy
Shows Postmaster General Rob Talbot up to his waist in money (the Post Office surplus $180 million); he explains that the increase in postal charges is merely in line with current government policy. Context: The Post Office surplus was not popular when postal charges had been recently raised. (Context note by cartoonist) Quantity: 1 digital cartoon(s).
New Zealand Post, Adams, Amy (Hon), 1971-, Postal service, New Zealand, Economic aspects, Country life, Rural conditions, Farmers, and Rural free delivery
A happy farmer feeds a lamb labelled 'Govt' votes. In his rural mail box is an anouncement: 'Rural post not cut'. The decision on 24 October 2013 by the Communications Minister, Amy Adams, and New Zealand Post to exclude rural delivery postal delivery services from the cutbacks imposed on urban deliveries to three days per week was welcomed by rural residents, mail contractors and farmers. The decision also had the advantage of ensuring that rural voters would continue to support the National party government. Quantity: 1 digital cartoon(s).
New Zealand Post, Postal service, Economic aspects, Electronic mail systems, and New Zealand
Max tells The Politician that the Post Office urgently needs his approval to cut deliveries to three times a week, "So could you email it to them, or it'll take forever to to get there by post." On 13 Feb 2015 New Zealand Post that it would cut deliveries of post to every second day in urban areas from July. One of the reasons given was the increasing use of electronic means of general communication. Quantity: 1 digital cartoon(s).
New Zealand Post, Postal service, New Zealand, Economic aspects, and Motion picture theatres
Shows a couple in front of a movie theatre, reading the title of the advertised film which is 'The Postman Always Rings Twice. A week. Maybe less if mail volumes continue to drop. We'll see.' The woman comments "It's the updated version..." referring to New Zealand Post announcing the reduction of postal deliveries to three days a week from July. Quantity: 1 digital cartoon(s).
New Zealand. Defence Force, New Zealand Post, Postal service, New Zealand, Economic aspects, Armed Forces, and Bands
The cartoons show a letterbox with the note "NZ Post considering only delivering to it on 3 days instead of 6 a week". Beside it stands a trumpet with the note "to play the Last Post ... except there's no one to play it 'cos they've cut funding to NZ's military bands". New Zealand Post is planning to cut the number of days mail is delivered because of plummetting mail volumes. The Defence Force is cutting the number of military bands in New Zealand from ten to three. Alternative version of DCDL-0021024 Title from file name Quantity: 2 digital cartoon(s).
New Zealand Post, Postal service, Employees, and Economic aspects
A postman on his bicycle is chased by a skeletal hand with a 'cancel' stamp threatening to obliterate him. On 23 October 2013 the government announced NZ Post's new Deed of Understanding, which set out the minimum standards for service delivery of the state-owned enterprise. Urban delivery frequency was to be slashed, from six days a week to three. It was estimated that up to half of NZ Post's 2000 workers could lose their jobs. Colour and black and white versions available Quantity: 2 digital cartoon(s).
New Zealand Post, Postal service, New Zealand, and Economic aspects
The cartoon shows the New Zealand Post logo with "poned" added after the word "Post". New Zealand Post had reported to the Government that it need to change its business model and frequency of deliveries because the volume of mail has plummetted in recent years. Alternative version of DCDL-0021025 Other Titles - Postponed Quantity: 1 digital cartoon(s).
New Zealand Post, Binney, Donald Hall, 1940-2012, Postal service, Economic aspects, and New Zealand
Captioned 'The future', a pigeon labelled 'New Zealand Post', flies with a message attched to its leg. The style of the cartoon is that of the artist, Don Binney. In Feb 2013 cutbacks in the services provided by New Zealand Post were announced. Those in rural areas feared further future reductions. Quantity: 1 digital cartoon(s).