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National proposes legislation to Saturdayise Mondays

National proposes legislation to Saturdayise Mondays

As a bill authored by Labour MP David Clark to “Mondayise” all national holidays makes its way through parliament, the National Government is responding with a counter-proposal to Saturdayise all Mondays. Clark’s bill, which would mandate all national holidays take place on the nearest Monday to ensure that employees get […]

Former Pope Benedict XVI elected new pope

Former Pope Benedict XVI elected new pope

Former Pope Benedict XVI appeared on the balcony of St. Peter’s Basilica to rapturous applause this evening, having been elected the new pope of the Roman Catholic Church. “It is an honour beyond words” said Benedict as he stood before thousands of cheering faithful. “That I, until now a simple […]

Teen critically injured after failing to blow on pie

Teen critically injured after failing to blow on pie

A teen is in critical condition in Auckland City Hospital this morning after neglecting to blow on a pie before attempting to eat it. The seventeen year old boy from Grey Lynn purchased the pie – understood to be a Big Ben’s Steak & Cheese – at his local dairy […]

Viewers describe TV3’s 3rd Degree as weird sexual experience

Viewers describe TV3’s 3rd Degree as weird sexual experience

A MediaWorks focus group put together last Wednesday to gauge reaction to TV3’s new current affairs programme, 3rd Degree, reported that viewers felt that they’d just had a sexual experience they didn’t quite understand. Those who watched the programme as part of the hour-long focus group pointed to the disturbing, […]

David Cunliffe just making phone calls; nothing suspicious about that

David Cunliffe just making phone calls; nothing suspicious about that

Backbench MP David Cunliffe today told Labour Leader David Shearer that he had “just been making phone calls” and that there was “certainly nothing strange about that.” In recent days, several senior MPs have reported receiving bizarre calls from Mr. Cunliffe, in which he gave them compliments and invited them […]

A graph showing the results of the latest Roy Morgan survey

Roy Morgan leads in latest Roy Morgan poll

A poll released Monday by Australasian research firm Roy Morgan Research shows it leading both National and Labour in public support ahead of next year’s general election. Were an election held today, the poll indicates that Roy Morgan Research would receive 58% support, with the National and Labour Parties receiving […]