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Marriage destroyed forever

Marriage destroyed forever

The institution of marriage was destroyed forever this evening after Parliament voted overwhelmingly to make it more widely available and redefine it as a consensual, loving relationship between any two people. The Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill, written by Labour MP Louisa Wall, aimed to destroy marriage by making […]

John Banks can’t wait to get gay married

John Banks can’t wait to get gay married

Leader of the ACT Party and former Auckland mayor John Banks reportedly can’t wait for the third reading of same sex marriage legislation later this evening, which is widely expected to pass the House of Representatives comfortably, and will finally enable him to marry a man. The Marriage Amendment Bill, […]

By Jim Hickey

Opinion: Please stop sending me novelty ties

Hello, everyone. Taupo, how you doing? Beautiful day, today. Lovely high hovering over the country like the cream on the scones at the Wairakei Tourist Park Café. Pop in for one – and say hi to Sally for me. Lovely. I’ve been lucky enough to be let into the nation’s […]

GCSB changes to allow information sharing with Target

GCSB changes to allow information sharing with Target

Prime Minister John Key last night announced a series of sweeping changes to the laws governing the Government Communications Security Bureau that will allow it to legally spy on New Zealand citizens, as well as engage in two-way sharing of surveillance information with consumer affairs television show Target. A report […]

Justin Bieber hopes to play concert at Auschwitz

Justin Bieber hopes to play concert at Auschwitz

Just one day after visiting the house of famous holocaust victim Anne Frank, teen pop icon Justin Bieber has said that he hopes to stage a concert at the infamous World War II death camp Auschwitz. Bieber was reportedly moved by what he learnt about the holocaust at the home […]

Thousands of unemployed are fearful they might soon have a job.

Unemployed strike over cuts to unemployment

New Zealand’s unemployed have gone on strike today in protest of thousands of cuts to unemployment jobs that were announced over the weekend. Minister of Social Development Paula Bennett said yesterday that around 29,000 New Zealanders had left the benefit roles and entered work since 2009, including more than 17,000 […]