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Air Crash Investigation to be replaced with nicer, more realistic alternative

Air Crash Investigation to be replaced with nicer, more realistic alternative

National Geographic’s award-winning Air Crash Investigation, also known as Mayday in the United States, is set to be replaced by a less scary version that paints a more balanced and realistic picture of air travel. The television show, which has been airing since 2003, explores the details of investigations into […]

Labour, Greens announce plans to ‘buy all the power’, see what happens

Labour, Greens announce plans to ‘buy all the power’, see what happens

At a joint press conference held yesterday afternoon, the Labour and Green parties announced that – if and when they take the reins of government – they would seek to lower electricity prices by “buying up all the power,” and then just waiting to see what would happen next. “Electricity […]

Marriage destroyed forever

Marriage destroyed forever

The institution of marriage was destroyed forever this evening after Parliament voted overwhelmingly to make it more widely available and redefine it as a consensual, loving relationship between any two people. The Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill, written by Labour MP Louisa Wall, aimed to destroy marriage by making […]

John Banks can’t wait to get gay married

John Banks can’t wait to get gay married

Leader of the ACT Party and former Auckland mayor John Banks reportedly can’t wait for the third reading of same sex marriage legislation later this evening, which is widely expected to pass the House of Representatives comfortably, and will finally enable him to marry a man. The Marriage Amendment Bill, […]

By Jim Hickey

Opinion: Please stop sending me novelty ties

Hello, everyone. Taupo, how you doing? Beautiful day, today. Lovely high hovering over the country like the cream on the scones at the Wairakei Tourist Park Café. Pop in for one – and say hi to Sally for me. Lovely. I’ve been lucky enough to be let into the nation’s […]

GCSB changes to allow information sharing with Target

GCSB changes to allow information sharing with Target

Prime Minister John Key last night announced a series of sweeping changes to the laws governing the Government Communications Security Bureau that will allow it to legally spy on New Zealand citizens, as well as engage in two-way sharing of surveillance information with consumer affairs television show Target. A report […]