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Speaker Trevor Mallard was left to look after Jones, while his usual caretaker, Winston Peters, underwent surgery.

Adorable: Trevor Mallard cradles drunk Shane Jones while Parliament in session

A truly adorable scene from Parliament yesterday has gone viral, after Speaker Trevor Mallard cradled an extremely drunk Shane Jones in his arms while the House was in session. Loud “awwww”s could be heard around the chamber as the Regional Development Minister, absolutely tuckered from a long morning of heavy […]

Western media have defended their decision not to cover the fires so as not to give them any oxygen.

Selfish corporate media won’t send cameras to Amazon so we can watch it burn

Social media outrage continues to grow around the sentiment that mainstream western media is devoting too little coverage to an ongoing series of fires in the Amazon rainforest, and in doing so are denying us a precious opportunity to watch it slowly burn to ashes. Social media users aren’t so […]

Spark is bracing for a customer backlash as rugby fans all across the country struggle to get a picture on their wireless router.

Elderly couple told they still can’t watch Rugby World Cup even after putting router in centre of lounge

With the Rugby World Cup fast approaching, an elderly Taranaki couple are furious after being told that they still won’t be able to watch the tournament, even after placing a router in the centre of their living room. Michael and Alice Duncan, 83 and 85, have been avid All Blacks […]

Several explosions have been reported across Auckland, as well-meaning environmentalists have already begun purchasing too much petrol

Petrol companies recommend fighting climate change by buying lots of petrol and not using it

Starting from next week, customers will no longer need a car to purchase petrol directly from the pump, a development that two major fuel providers are billing as an opportunity to help fight climate change. Fuel companies BP and Z Energy are suggesting that the best way environmentally conscious Kiwis […]

Those concerned for Langridge's wellbeing say they hope he'll change his mind when he sees the ocean coming.

Protester standing outside Parliament every day until climate action accepts he will eventually drown

The protester who has vowed to stand outside Parliament every day until the Government announces a climate emergency says he accepts that his quest will most likely end in drowning. Ollie Langridge, who has been standing outside Parliament for around 80 days now, says he wants the Government to declare […]

Don Brash is staging a glamping protest at Ihumātao

Ihumātao escalates as Don Brash occupies portion of land set to be returned to iwi

The already tense situation at Ihumātao has escalated this afternoon after the dispute saw a third party enter the fray, in the form of former National Party leader and Hobson’s Pledge founder Don Brash. Mana whenua and a growing number of protestors have been occupying land on and around the […]