Kōrero: Overseas trade policy

EEK! it’s the EEC

EEK! it’s the EEC

This 1967 cartoon plays on possible meanings for the acronym EEC (European Economic Community). What the EEC meant for New Zealand was loss of trade access to Britain, its traditional market for agricultural exports.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: B-133-611
Cartoon by Nevile Lodge

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Chris Nixon and John Yeabsley, 'Overseas trade policy - New Zealand, Britain and the EEC', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/cartoon/21982/eek-its-the-eec (accessed 1 April 2020)

He kōrero nā Chris Nixon and John Yeabsley, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010