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The Civilian’s guide to preparing for Coronavirus

Well, it looks like it’s here. The most anticipated disease of the decade has reached our shores, and New Zealanders couldn’t be more excited. Indeed, nothing says excitement like flocking to the supermarket to purchase up the nation’s supply of toilet paper. Some may laugh at you for doing this, […]

To ensure a factual campaign, all Labour Party advertising will be in question form

To ensure a factual campaign, all Labour Party advertising will be in question form

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today made the commitment that all her government’s election advertising will be in question form, ensuring a “robust?” but “fair?” campaign in which there would be no risk of the Labour Party making any misleading statements. Ardern has spent the last two weeks strongly emphasizing her […]

Today's boastful press conference hearkens back to 2012, when New Zealand First celebrated not being charged in relation to the murder of Scott Guy.

Winston Peters claims vindication after not being charged in National Party SFO investigation

New Zealand First leader and Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters is claiming total exoneration this afternoon after the Serious Fraud Office did not charge him with any crimes in relation to their investigation into suspect donations to the National Party. “For the past few months, we’ve had the usual suspects […]

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 […]