Spithill reveals Cup is useless; was just trying to get rid of it the whole time

Oracle Team USA skipper Jimmy Spithill has blamed his team's America's Cup loss on not wanting to win. "It's a useless cup and I wanted to get rid of the bloody thing," he told media today, breaking his silence for the first time since the initial post-match press conference [...]

Opinion: I would never listen to any of my employees

By my count, it’s been four days since the Prime Minister and his smarmy little yuppie were exposed for what they are: liars, crooks, filthy, cronyistic, career-politician peddlers of self-interested rubbish. One of them is gone and the [...]

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Peter Burling says that setting this up was a “very delicate process” that required making sure to lose just one race before getting to six points.

Team New Zealand perfectly poised to lose 7-6

After two consecutive wins against Team Oracle in Bermuda, Emirates Team New Zealand have set themselves up perfectly to lose the competition 7-6. The New Zealanders pushed themselves out to a 6-1 lead this morning, maintaining the position they’ve held for the last four years; one win from victory. Helmsman […]

Barclay says hearing himself “say things” was the “final straw.”

Todd Barclay made decision to resign after listening to himself on dictaphone

Embattled National MP Todd Barclay resigned yesterday over allegations that he had maliciously recorded one of his staffers, Glenys Dickson. The scandal also landed the Prime Minister, Bill English, in hot water, over conflicting statements he gave about his recollection of the incident, and his failure to do anything about […]

Studio cameras reveal the moment Simon Barnett discovers he’s been hosting a show for ten years with a fake Gary McCormick.

Simon Barnett devastated to learn his co-host of the last ten years isn’t the real Gary McCormick

MoreFM host Simon Barnett has been the victim of a deeply personal prank this morning, as he learned live on air that his co-host for the last ten years has not been the real Gary McCormick. McCormick joined Barnett on MoreFM’s breakfast programme in 2003, but departed in 2007, and […]

TVNZ producers have conceded they could’ve made their point without hurting “quite that many people”

Hundreds injured in Police Ten 7 police brutality special

Hundreds have suffered minor to moderate injuries as a result of last night’s controversial episode of Police Ten 7, a police brutality special that showcased the darker side of New Zealand law enforcement. The long-running show, which typically follows friendly police officers as they cordially dispense justice to yobbos and […]

One New Plymouth spectator, Tom Sturgeon, says he won’t let the fact he hates and simply can’t stand the America’s Cup stop him from enjoying it.

Could this year’s America’s Cup be marred by the fact it’s a horrible sport where the winner makes the rules and nobody cares?

It’s game on! After winning a fifth race to beat Artemis in the last contest of the qualifying round, Emirates Team New Zealand has made their way to a highly-anticipated clash with Oracle in the America’s Cup final. The stage is set. The contest will be close, and New Zealand […]

Every New Zealander is born with an innate understanding that rugby is a game between two nations that is won by the team that is the All Blacks.

Hot take: Did the All Blacks deliberately lose every game they ever lost?

You’d certainly have to think so. The Mighty All Blacks, the greatest team ever to play rugby, or, arguably, any sport ever, are preparing to face The British & Irish Lions in the test match leg of this decade’s Lions tour. But have they ever lost? Certainly not fairly, and […]