George Odey

6 Halberg Crescent
Ph 07-3087633;


WINZ Job Creation Scheme

Comedy, approx running time 6 – 8 mins.

Characters 1 female (30 – 50 yrs); 2 male (20-ish, unshaven, shabby clothes. 1 off-stage voice, male or female, any age. Empty stage.

Nick Swindle plans to be elected Prime Minister. Work and Income New Zealand (WINZ) ring him and threaten to cut off his unemployment benefit unless he attends a job interview. Reluctantly he goes to the WINZ building where he argues with Mr Jones who wants Nick’s help laying bricks.

Winning entry of PANZ Short Sketch Competition 2006