Fans of Bill English’s Budget series worried he won’t be able to tie all plot threads together by the end

Following the widely unanticipated release of the 8th instalment in Finance Minister Bill English’s Budget series, fans are beginning to fear that the plot has become so convoluted that he won’t [...]

What's in the 2016 Budget?

Tremendous amounts of money. $50 million education campaign telling poor people to stop being poor. $7 billion to be sent offshore to protect it from tax. $2 million to investigate best thing to do with two million dollars. A new tax on dildo manufacturers. Government revenue and debt forecasts to meet Bill English’s [...]

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The cone appears not only to be stuck up the tree, but also trapped inside this black circle.

Fairlie firefighters to be charged after inhumane treatment of cone stuck up tree

A group of Fairlie firefighters who attempted to dislodge a road cone from the top of a tree by blasting water at it, are set to be charged by police for cruelty against the cone, which remains stuck in the 50-metre high tree. The cone, which found itself trapped after […]

Bachelor Jordan Mauger, who has a background in film, appears “most comfortable” around the camera, say those closest to him.

Camera odds-on favourite to win The Bachelor after spending most time with Jordan

Four weeks into the second season of TV3’s popular and highly inexpensive harem simulator, The Bachelor, a clear favourite is emerging in the contest to win a monogamous relationship with genetically modified love android Jordan Mauger. That favourite is the show’s primary camera, which, according to the crew behind the […]

Tonight’s result is a devastating blow to White Leonardo DiCaprio, who is still yet to win an Academy Award.

Academy appeases everyone by awarding Oscar to Black Leonardo DiCaprio

In an attempt to sidestep a recent controversy over the lack of racial diversity at the Oscars – as well as appease a growing community of angry Leonardo DiCaprio fans incensed that the critically acclaimed and prolific movie star has yet to win an Oscar – the Academy of Motion […]

Proponents of the initiative say that recent crowdfunding efforts have proven that the New Zealand public’s investment sense is “at least as good” as that of a centipede.

Crowdfunding initiative seeks to buy private house for all New Zealanders

A crowdfunding initiative on Givealittle is gaining steam this week, as 3200 kiwis have already pledged their money to help buy an Auckland home from a private seller, in the interests of giving it back to the country, and providing all New Zealanders with a chance to use it. The […]

New Hampshire has the worst rate of heroin abuse in the United States.

Trump victory in New Hampshire a painful reminder of state’s heroin epidemic

Donald Trump’s decisive victory in the New Hampshire Republican Primary yesterday served not only as a watershed moment in US political history, but also a chilling reminder of the state’s runaway heroin and opioid problem. Trump’s victory came on the back of a loss in the first-in-the-nation caucus state of […]

A resourceful and well-educated James will bring untold benefits to the nation, says Joyce.

Government to offer three years free tertiary education to one person only

Following Labour’s weekend policy announcement of three years free tertiary education for every New Zealander, the Government has shot back, offering their own version of the policy, that will also fund three years tuition, but only for one person. Minister for Tertiary Education, Steven Joyce, announced the policy this morning […]