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Quick tips: Six fun ways you can prevent terrorism at home

Quick tips: Six fun ways you can prevent terrorism at home

There sure is a lot of terror in the world today. It’s hard to turn on our television sets without seeing people running for their lives or police putting cordons around things. There was even that train crash on Coronation Street recently. Yes, it’s enough to convince anyone that the […]

By Sir Bob Jones.

Opinion: These bloody ambulances think they own the road. We’ve all got somewhere to be

I don’t drive anymore. I don’t need to. I’ve got immigrants to do that for me. Also I’m not allowed to, ever since the bloody nanny state confiscated my license for driving drunk up State Highway 2. That’s nonsense. I don’t drink anymore. Two bottles of red a day, not […]

An unwitting tourist with cultural facemask takes a picture with a man he sincerely believes to be an All Black.

Serious Fraud Office investigating ring of serial fraudsters pretending to be All Blacks so they can take photos with tourists

In what the serious fraud office is describing as a “truly sick” case of stolen valour, a group of young but well-bodied men are travelling around New Zealand posing with tourists, pretending they’re real All Blacks. While some tourists were immediately suspicious after not being able to identify the men, […]

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LIVE COVERAGE: Black Caps’ final game ever – Day 1

Today, the Black Caps begin Day 1 of their final match ever. After a series of recent performances, the team has unanimously agreed to disband forever, and just go back to their normal lives. Follow along throughout the day as we provide live updates and commentary from Seddon Park in […]

Last year, the average New Zealander began preloading for New Year’s Even in mid July.

Wellington man wonders whether he might as well just start preloading for New Year’s right now

Given the current state of his personal and financial affairs, and the growing certainty that nothing of note will happen between now and 2018, one Wellington man is beginning to wonder whether Saint Patrick’s Day is the perfect opportunity to just start preloading for New Year’s Eve right now. “It […]

The Prime Minister’s unfortunate history with alcohol should be a lesson to us all this Saint Patrick’s Day.

Today in History: The time Bill English lost the election because he got carried away and had half a beer on St. Patrick’s Day

It was March of 2002. Then-not-Prime Minister Bill English had only recently inherited the leadership of the National Party, having wrestled it from Jenny Shipley in a brutal and unforgiving game of lawn bowls. His goal now was to do the improbable, and unseat a relatively composed first term Labour […]