Politics

David Cunliffe is a human male, aged 53, and a Member of Parliament. He alleges to have been one for 17 years.

David Cunliffe retires from Parliament in desperate attempt to remind people he’s still in Parliament

Former Labour Party leader David Cunliffe has announced his retirement from politics, in what many are saying is a thinly veiled attempt to remind New Zealanders that he is, in fact, still in Parliament. Cunliffe made the announcement today in a press conference held on the steps of Parliament – […]

Nation prepares to commemorate Labour Day by gathering at grave of the Labour Party

Nation prepares to commemorate Labour Day by gathering at grave of the Labour Party

As New Zealanders go home from work this afternoon, they’ll be thinking about how best to spend the long weekend taking time off with their families, but many are also preparing to attend Monday services commemorating Labour Day, which are set to take place in Wellington at the grave of […]

Prime Minister under fire for taking whole 6 hours to respond to Aaron Smith having sex in toilet

Prime Minister under fire for taking whole 6 hours to respond to Aaron Smith having sex in toilet

Prime Minister John Key is under fire from opposition parties this afternoon, after taking a whole six hours to respond to the breaking news that All Black Aaron Smith had sex in an airport bathroom. News of the month-old sexual incident broke at around 7am this morning, followed by the […]

Key tells UN that woman he said was unfit to be Prime Minister is fit to be Secretary General

Key tells UN that woman he said was unfit to be Prime Minister is fit to be Secretary General

Prime Minister John Key has delivered a rousing speech at the United Nations General Assembly today, putting forth a forceful case for the woman he said shouldn’t even have been leader of New Zealand anymore. In 2008, Key campaigned vigorously against Helen Clark, labelling her government arrogant, out-of-touch and lacking […]

Colin Craig opens defence with 23-page-long poem about his loins

Colin Craig opens defence with 23-page-long poem about his loins

Colin Craig has opened his defence in the defamation trial against him by spending a full 30 minutes reciting to the court a poem he allegedly wrote about his genital area. When called to testify, Craig asked if he may read something, and was granted permission to do so. “Thank […]

62% of Albert-Eden residents spoken to say they’re “undecided” on what the Albert-Eden Community Board is.

Stakes high in local board election as outcome could affect placement of tree relative to curb

The race for Albert-Eden Community Board seat #5 is heating up in the final weeks of the campaign, as it may prove to be one of the most consequential community board elections in decades, the fate of a tree’s positioning relative to a curb hanging in the balance. The tree, […]