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Studio cameras reveal the moment Simon Barnett discovers he’s been hosting a show for ten years with a fake Gary McCormick.

Simon Barnett devastated to learn his co-host of the last ten years isn’t the real Gary McCormick

MoreFM host Simon Barnett has been the victim of a deeply personal prank this morning, as he learned live on air that his co-host for the last ten years has not been the real Gary McCormick. McCormick joined Barnett on MoreFM’s breakfast programme in 2003, but departed in 2007, and […]

TVNZ producers have conceded they could’ve made their point without hurting “quite that many people”

Hundreds injured in Police Ten 7 police brutality special

Hundreds have suffered minor to moderate injuries as a result of last night’s controversial episode of Police Ten 7, a police brutality special that showcased the darker side of New Zealand law enforcement. The long-running show, which typically follows friendly police officers as they cordially dispense justice to yobbos and […]

One New Plymouth spectator, Tom Sturgeon, says he won’t let the fact he hates and simply can’t stand the America’s Cup stop him from enjoying it.

Could this year’s America’s Cup be marred by the fact it’s a horrible sport where the winner makes the rules and nobody cares?

It’s game on! After winning a fifth race to beat Artemis in the last contest of the qualifying round, Emirates Team New Zealand has made their way to a highly-anticipated clash with Oracle in the America’s Cup final. The stage is set. The contest will be close, and New Zealand […]

Every New Zealander is born with an innate understanding that rugby is a game between two nations that is won by the team that is the All Blacks.

Hot take: Did the All Blacks deliberately lose every game they ever lost?

You’d certainly have to think so. The Mighty All Blacks, the greatest team ever to play rugby, or, arguably, any sport ever, are preparing to face The British & Irish Lions in the test match leg of this decade’s Lions tour. But have they ever lost? Certainly not fairly, and […]

Civil Aviation Authorities are finding it difficult to believe Air New Zealand’s explanation that people have simply chosen to fly to Hamilton.

Hundreds of passengers stranded in Hamilton after their flights to Hamilton landed there

Hundreds of passengers are stranded in the city of Hamilton tonight after their flights to Hamilton landed at their correct destination, prompting widespread concern for their wellbeing. As many as two to three hundred passengers may be caught up in the debacle, with none of them having a subsequent flight […]

The Government is appealing to all New Zealanders to behave themselves, and for the love god, don’t talk about anything that happened in the 80s.

Bill English asks New Zealanders to please ‘look busy’ for US Secretary of state visit

Prime Minister Bill English is making a sincere appeal to all New Zealanders this week, ahead of a visit from US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Tillerson will arrive in Wellington on Tuesday, and English says he wants all New Zealanders to “tidy up” and “look busy.” “This is a […]