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Roache arrest puts new spin on Ken Barlow preschool storyline

Roache arrest puts new spin on Ken Barlow preschool storyline

Plans for an upcoming storyline on decades-old British soap opera Coronation Street have been called into question after the actor who plays the storyline’s central character was arrested on historic sex abuse charges. 81 year old William Roache, who plays Ken Barlow on the popular soap, was taken into custody […]

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Opinion: I am an All Black®, and I am Sacred™

I am an All Black, and I am sacred. He tangata. He tangata. Wu tang-ata. I come from a sacred tradition. Of honour. Of fealty. Of Sanitarium Up&Go. Through my blood runs the memory of the greats: Meads. Fitzpatrick. The little man off the Mastercard ads. Through my blood also […]

Movie about the rapture to be filmed in New Zealand subdivisions

Movie about the rapture to be filmed in New Zealand subdivisions

An upcoming independent movie about the rapture is set to be filmed in various subdivisions across New Zealand. The film, Alone in Our Sin, is about the moment of reckoning when all those faithful to Christ are suddenly taken from the planet in one swift summoning, leaving only the unfaithful […]

Former President George W. Bush speaks at the opening of his presidential library, which he says contains every book he has ever read.

George W. Bush presidential library to boast extensive range of more than 10 books

Former U.S. President George W. Bush has formally opened his official presidential library in Dallas, Texas today. The library, officially known as the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, contains a wealth of material on the tenure of the 43rd president, and features a staggering total of more than […]

Celebrity mentions New Zealand

Celebrity mentions New Zealand

In what has been described as a pretty big deal with enormous ramifications, a popular American celebrity has mentioned New Zealand on their internationally broadcast television show. Well known U.S. talk show host David Letterman made the off-hand mention of New Zealand yesterday while discussing gay marriage with his musical […]

No one attends dawn service

No one attends dawn service

In an awkward turn of events, almost no one has attended Anzac Day dawn services this morning after many felt that 5am was too early to wake up. Organisers across the country have reported that about “five or six people” turned up to ceremonies in Auckland, while “four-ish” turned up […]