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course we are considering all the factors
I mean, do we look
selfish or insensitive to you?"
Trace Hodgson, New Zealand Listener, 20 April 1985
Reference no: B-154-034
New Zealand Rugby Union, chaired by Ces Blazey, believed its function
was to administer sport and not involve itself in international
politics. Its 1980 invitation to South Africa to tour was for a
merit-selected Springbok team in line with conditions set by Norman
Kirk in 1973.
Hodgson contributed political cartoons to the Christchurch Press
and New Zealand Times before becoming the New Zealand Listener's
political cartoonist for a period from 1984.
New Zealand Cartoon Archive 2008-09-08