Melissa Laing, 2013.
Risograph printed by Index Ltd, 12 pages 297 x 210 mm.

A publication compiled from the Hansard, or New Zealand Parliamentary Debates presenting the things our politicians have said during parliamentary debate about ‘undesirable’ immigrants. 

Presented as part of Hither and Thither, 2013
Enjoy Public Art Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
Curated by Claudia Arozqueta

and as the performance Daily Hansard, during Between the Tides 2014
organised by jersey, Westmere Beach, Auckland, New Zealand.
Photo Sarah Laing

Under section 27 of the New Zealand Copyright Act 1994 no copyright exists for the New Zealand Parliamentary Debates which were photographed for the publication. To the extent possible under law, Melissa Laing has waived all copyright and related or neighbouring rights to the publication ‘These undesirable immigrants, lunatics, people on these boats. we do not want these people to come – and I make no apology for it’. This waiver refers to the printed publication and pdf downloadable here. It does not refer to any other content or images on page. This work is published from: New Zealand.