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Opinion: Recent experiences have led me to believe that text voting would be a wonderful thing for our democracy

Opinion: Recent experiences have led me to believe that text voting would be a wonderful thing for our democracy

Hi. I’m David. Hello. You might know me by now, I’m on the TV occasionally, I pour my own beer in public, and I wear shirts that are handed to me. All good then. Well you must be wondering, what do I stand for? Anyway, I have some thoughts about […]

Mark Richardson will be paying several thousand dollars extra in tax next year, in a move that Finance Minister Grant Robertson calls “unfortunate but necessary.”

BUDGET 2018: Labour to pass increased cost of health onto Mark Richardson

In his first budget as Finance Minister, Grant Robertson announced today that the Labour Government will be passing a projected increase in cost of health services onto broadcaster and former cricketer Mark Richardson, citing a lack of willingness to take “a cut in our revenue.” Starting next financial year, Richardson […]

The PM and Deputy PM confirm plans to send Ardern’s baby to the regions, while a sign language interpreter indicates the vague direction the newborn will be headed.

Ardern’s baby to be sent to regions as part of coalition deal with NZ First

Regional Development Minister and leading suspect in the disappearance of the Glenfield Peaches & Cream DVD section Shane Jones, announced today that as part of a previously confidential clause in the Labour-New Zealand First coalition agreement, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s newly born baby will be shipped to the regions, just […]

Peters has repeatedly asked staff to investigate whether there are any Russian cigars.

Government to ban vodka in desperate attempt to look like it’s doing something about Russia

Foreign Minister Winston Peters has held a press conference on very short notice this afternoon, to announce that the government will be seeking a blanket ban on vodka and related products. The move is a transparent attempt to make the government look like it’s doing something about Russia, in the […]

Sutherland hopes the move will send a “strong message” to fans, kids, and the world, about what Australian Cricket is “really all about.”

Cricket Australia bans all players not involved in cheating for ‘failing to uphold the standards of Australian cricket’

Following the ball-tampering scandal that has rocked the cricket world, Cricket Australia today announced its sanctions on all players not involved with the plot to cheat in the third test against South Africa in Cape Town over the weekend. The national cricket body has taken severe disciplinary action against the […]

The number of Russian spies in New Zealand isn’t even as high as the population of Palmerston North.

Preliminary census results show that Russian spies only make up 1.3% of New Zealand population

Some vindication for the Prime Minister and her foreign minister today, as leaked census data shows that the number of Russian spies in New Zealand is relatively small, as compared to the general population. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, along with Foreign Minister Winston Peters, have been under fire this week […]