Kōrero: Unpaid domestic work

Men’s unpaid work

Men’s unpaid work

In Nevile Lodge’s 1965 cartoon a man tells his paint-pot-carrying neighbour, ‘I’m warning you Harry, I’ve got big plans for racing and bowls this weekend, so don’t let me catch you setting a good example where my wife can see you.’ Long weekends, such as Labour Weekend and Queen’s Birthday, have traditionally been a time when working men are expected to get stuck into household projects.

Cartoon courtesy of Debby Edwards

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: B-137-559
Cartoon by Nevile Lodge

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Matt Morris, 'Unpaid domestic work - The importance of unpaid work', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/cartoon/23298/mens-unpaid-work (accessed 5 April 2020)

He kōrero nā Matt Morris, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010