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Today in History: Reagan returns to White House after assassination attempt, tells Americans ‘don’t be afraid to get shot’

Today in History: Reagan returns to White House after assassination attempt, tells Americans ‘don’t be afraid to get shot’

In our Today in History series, The Civilian winds back the clock to take a look at events that happened on this day in history. Today: Ronald Reagan’s return to the White House after a nearly successful assassination attempt. It was on this day in 1981 that President of the […]

Even the private telepathic communications of National's leader are now being leaked to the press.

Collins ‘popped in’ to Anglican church to briefly threaten God before voting

The leaks keep coming from within the National Party tonight, with several insiders sharing candid details about Judith Collins’ very public prayers over the weekend. When pictures emerged of Collins inside Auckland’s St. Thomas Tāmaki church on Sunday, it was widely believed the opposition leader had tripped and fallen, and […]

Police say the two victims were found lodged “firmly underneath” the bus.

Two people in serious condition after incident involving NZ First bus

Two people are in a serious condition this evening after an incident apparently involving the New Zealand First campaign bus. They are presently unable to be identified. Authorities say two people were found underneath the bus shortly after 5pm this evening. It is unclear at this stage exactly how they […]

LIVE: Jacinda Ardern vs. Judith Collins, First Debate

LIVE: Jacinda Ardern vs. Judith Collins, First Debate

Tonight, The Civilian will be live-blogging the first of too many debates between Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and National Party leader Judith Collins, and also the last fifteen minutes of the news. Be sure to tune in from 6:45pm for regular updates, which can be accessed by refreshing this page […]

An enormous drive-in party, shown here, was held this morning on Auckland's Harbour Bridge, where police were forced to intervene.

Hundreds of Aucklanders arrested after illegal mass gathering on Harbour Bridge

Hundreds of Aucklanders were arrested this morning on public health grounds, after an apparent illegal mass gathering on the city’s Harbour Bridge. Police say hundreds of Aucklanders gathered in their cars for what appeared to be some kind of drive-in party, and were well in excess on the 10-person limit […]

The effects dark magic cast on Collins' MPs has gotten so out of control that she's beginning to fear it's the work of someone else.

Entire caucus continues to follow Judith Collins everywhere as she struggles to undo mind control spell

When Judith Collins was finally elected leader of the New Zealand National Party last night, it was accompanied by a moving show of unity, as every single MP from her caucus marched in lockstep and stood at her side as she delivered her first address as Leader of the Opposition. […]