Media & Entertainment

Christmas in the Park is a seasonal affliction, but can be particularly tricky to wipe out due to its unpredictable timing, usually occurring at a completely different time to Christmas.

Rest of New Zealand won’t move to Level 1 until threat of Christmas in the Park has passed

While Auckland prepares to move to Alert Level 3 on Wednesday, New Zealanders in the fun part of the country have been wondering when they might see a drop down to Level 1, given the persistent lack of Covid cases since the outbreak. But the Government isn’t currently considering any […]

Mark Richardson appeared visibly unsettled after an unguarded moment on live television.

Mark Richardson accidentally outs self as human

Viewers of +HR=E’s The AM Show were left stunned this morning and wondering whether they’d heard correctly, after co-host Mark Richardson mistakenly outed himself as capable of contrition, self-reflection and some tiny semblance of humanity. Richardson let the shock revelation slip by making an ostensibly genuine apology to stand-in host […]

New Zealand's media is doing its part in Japan, reassuring those in the path of the storm that they won't miss any rugby while away from their flooded homes.

Reporters deliver uplifting news to fleeing Japanese residents: they won’t miss any rugby

New Zealand sports reporters stationed in Japan for the Rugby World Cup have had the rare and heartwarming opportunity to inform residents fleeing from Typhoon Hagibis that they won’t be missing any rugby this coming Saturday. As Japan braces for the powerful superstorm, there’s been little positive to take from […]

Gayford, pictured here on The Project, before things got wildly out of control.

Ardern attempts to vaccinate Clarke Gayford live on television to prove that it’s safe

A bold public relations move by the Government to encourage parents to vaccinate their children has gone horribly wrong. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern appeared on tonight’s episode of Three’s The Project, where the plan was for her to personally vaccinate her widely beloved fisherman-come-partner Clarke Gayford. Public relations consultants in […]

The Big Short is a 2015 movie that experimented with telling audiences what was going on instead of putting it on screen.

Tax Working Group recommends The Big Short

In a bizarre move apparently outside their mandate, the Tax Working Group tasked with recommending important tax reforms has recommended 2015 movie The Big Short. “VERY INTERESTING” read the final report. “FUNNY BUT REAL DEEP AND EDUCATIONAL. REALLY TEACHES YOU ABOUT BAD MONEY PEOPLE.” “It’s very interesting,” said Michael Cullen, […]

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Just how much of the $2 billion Kiwibuild fund has Phil Twyford spent on Fortnite?

One Auckland mother is reportedly furious and distraught after finding her finances several million dollars short due to purchases in the video game Fortnite by one of her ministers. The minister, 55-year-old Phil, has reportedly racked up untold numbers of cosmetic purchases on the mother’s account without her knowledge, and […]