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Generous Cantabrians came together last night to give food and warm clothes to vulnerable rubberneckers who had put themselves out in the cold.

Fears thousands of rubberneckers may be left with nowhere to go if fire is brought under control

As fire response crews begin to make positive steps in the containment of Christchurch’s Port Hills fire, fears are beginning to mount about the thousands of rubberneckers who may be left hopeless and with nowhere to go once the flames are finally under control. Reports are emerging this afternoon that […]

EXCLUSIVE: Five things that might not have happened on Richie McCaw’s honeymoon but are certainly physically possible

EXCLUSIVE: Five things that might not have happened on Richie McCaw’s honeymoon but are certainly physically possible

Over the weekend, New Zealand’s favourite ball-handler Richie McCaw celebrated his honeymoon with his now-wife Gemma McCaw, who conspicuously has the same last name. The McCaws rudely didn’t allow media access to their private honeymoon, so we don’t actually know what happened, or just how sweaty Richie’s wonderful thighs became. […]

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Christmas shoppers revisit annual moral crisis about whether Cadbury Favourites are still an acceptable gift

The nation’s Christmas shoppers are being forced to relive an all-too-painful moral crisis this holiday season, as they once again wrestle with the question of whether Cadbury Favourites are an acceptable thing to give someone for Christmas. While most shoppers acknowledged the answer was probably no, they still felt there […]

Crate Day is already more popular than many national holidays, including Easter and Labour Day.

Crate Day special: Liquor stores offering one free liver with every crate purchased

Christmas time sure does bring about some great deals for the consumer, and you need look no further than some of the incredible offers available from liquor stores this Crate Day. Liquor King, Super Liquor, Bottle-O, Henry’s, Liquorland and Glengarry are all offering one free liver with every crate purchased; […]

Civil Defence evacuates whole of New Zealand after engineers discover structural issues with the country

Civil Defence evacuates whole of New Zealand after engineers discover structural issues with the country

New Zealanders’ weekend has got off to a rocky start, as Civil Defence has now ordered the evacuation of “the entire North, South, Stewart and Chatham islands,” following inspections by engineers and geologists who discovered “significant structural issues” with the country as a whole. “To be very clear, we are […]

PICTURED: Bob Parker is flown over Wellington by helicopter this earlier today.

Bob Parker dangled over Wellington by helicopter to provide illusion of comfort

Former Christchurch Mayor and quake response veteran Bob Parker has been dangled over the city of Wellington today in order to provide a much-needed illusion of comfort to those still feeling stress as a result of ongoing aftershocks. Parker was widely praised in 2010 and 2011 for his composed and […]