28 Apr 2013

Satire in New Zealand

From Arts on Sunday, 1:36 pm on 28 April 2013

New Zealand has a proud tradition of satire and parody, and people in power have always been popular targets. We all remember fondly the Golden Years of McPhail and Gadsby, Fred Dagg and the many Country Calendar spoofs. On Radio New Zealand National, Down The List, has proven to be very popular. But the law that allows satire and parody to do their work is a little fuzzy, if not nonexistent.