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Smalley says the question to Mr. Brownlee was appropriate, “given the circumstances.”

Rachel Smalley in hot water after asking Gerry Brownlee whether he’s a cunt

TV3 Presenter and host of The Nation Rachel Smalley has been called on to apologise over a weeks-old interview in which she asked Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee whether he was a “horrible cunt.” “Uh… No,” said Brownlee at the time. “I don’t think I’ve heard anyone say that.” […]

David Shearer has lost all confidence in himself, and now sees the world through a dull, grey lens of misery.

Shearer rattled after John Key declines to stand by all his statements

Labour leader David Shearer is a faint shadow of his former self today after Prime Minister John Key shut down his line of questioning in Parliament by declining to stand by all his statements. The incident occurred just after 2pm yesterday when Shearer opened parliamentary Question Time by asking the […]

Peter Dunne, Winston Peters convene secret meeting to confirm that plan is working

Peter Dunne, Winston Peters convene secret meeting to confirm that plan is working

New Zealand first leader Winston Peters and Revenue Minister Peter Dunne convened a secret meeting in a poorly-lit garage shortly before dawn this morning, just to confirm that the plan is still working and that “nobody suspects anything.” When Peters entered the garage at approximately 5:07am to find Dunne seated […]

Green Party celebrates 60th anniversary of Hillary’s ascent by ‘getting really high’

Green Party celebrates 60th anniversary of Hillary’s ascent by ‘getting really high’

The Green Party caucus has failed to turn up to Parliament today after they decided to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary’s conquest of Everest by “getting really high, just like he did.” A red-eyed Russel Norman explained the decision to media at an accidental press conference held […]

Labour believes New Zealand’s tallest mountain could stand to be a whole lot taller.

Labour floats plan to make Mount Cook ‘taller than Everest’

To coincide with the 60th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary’s conquest of Mount Everest, Labour has announced that if elected into power at the next general election, it will initiate a radical plan to make New Zealand’s tallest peak the world’s tallest. Labour’s tourism spokesman Andrew Little revealed the plan […]

Patrick Gower is angry, and wants to know when someone will get sacked.

Poll shows public holds balance of power at 2014 election

A public opinion poll conducted by 3 News and Reid Research has shown that the voting public may play a crucial role in the outcome of next year’s general election. The poll, which showed virtually no change from its predecessor, cast a dramatic new light on the upcoming election, said […]