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Mark Richardson appeared visibly unsettled after an unguarded moment on live television.

Mark Richardson accidentally outs self as human

Viewers of +HR=E’s The AM Show were left stunned this morning and wondering whether they’d heard correctly, after co-host Mark Richardson mistakenly outed himself as capable of contrition, self-reflection and some tiny semblance of humanity. Richardson let the shock revelation slip by making an ostensibly genuine apology to stand-in host […]

More than double the number of people who will vote in this year's local body elections have tried marijuana or urinated somewhere they shouldn't have.

Government may ban voting in effort to get more people to do it

As local elections look set for the lowest turnout in decades, with many regions falling well short of 40%, the Government is exploring a number of measures to help boost turnout in an effort to give local bodies more legitimacy. Chief amongst those measures is the idea of banning voting […]

New Zealand's media is doing its part in Japan, reassuring those in the path of the storm that they won't miss any rugby while away from their flooded homes.

Reporters deliver uplifting news to fleeing Japanese residents: they won’t miss any rugby

New Zealand sports reporters stationed in Japan for the Rugby World Cup have had the rare and heartwarming opportunity to inform residents fleeing from Typhoon Hagibis that they won’t be missing any rugby this coming Saturday. As Japan braces for the powerful superstorm, there’s been little positive to take from […]

Jeremy Clarkson says much like Greta Thunberg, Anne Frank "didn't like what was going on", but "she didn't have a tantrum about it."

Jeremy Clarkson says at least Anne Frank kept her thoughts to herself

Former Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has offered praise to historical figure Anne Frank, comparing her favourably to 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg, who he attacked in a scathing column for The Sun earlier this week. During an interview with ITV on the subject of his controversial column, Clarkson offered […]

By Duncan Garner

Opinion: If these kids really care about the climate, why are they still breathing?

Before you jump down my throat, nobody cares about the environment more than me. I have a garden, and since my wife and I broke up, I’ve let it grow wildly out of control, so please don’t tell me I’m not doing enough for plants. They’re ten times bigger than […]

Four players are seen buffering here during last night's match between Fiji and Uruguay.

More trouble for Spark as players start buffering on the field

Spark Sport’s Rugby World Cup woes may only just be beginning, as its buffering and quality issues have now extended to the field itself, where teams and their coaches are beginning to express frustration at their players repeatedly buffering mid-game. Until now, buffering issues were isolated to customers’ home viewing […]