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Have you got the oldest undies?

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 16:33:44 +1200 | Thunderpants

Thunderpants is on an international quest to find the oldest pair of their undies. The ‘oldest undie quest’ is part of their 20 year birthday festivities and the much-loved brand of New Zealand made clothing is confident there are undies out there ...More >>

Green Man Campaign Creepy, Patronising And Expensive

Wed, 1 Jul 2015 14:47:59 +1200 | Auckland Ratepayers' Alliance

The Auckland Ratepayers’ Alliance is backing the comments of Auckland Transport Blog editor, Matt Lowrie, that Auckland Transport’s “Green Man” campaign is both stupid and creepy , Ratepayers’ Alliance spokesperson, Jo Holmes, says:More >>

Conservative Party on the Right Track says Colin Craig

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:25:30 +1200 | Colin Craig

“The Conservative Party is on the right track” says Colin Craig, who says he received email advice from the Membership Manager over the weekend that there would be an election of a new board.More >>

Who will be crowned “The Supreme Grand Tease”?!

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 10:23:44 +1200 | Tease and Trouble

Celebrating New Zealand’s burlesque talent, Grand Tease New Zealand 2015. The dynamic duo who are Ruby Ruin & Bonita Danger Doll, two of New Zealand’s premier Burlesque performers from their hugely successful “Tease and Trouble Productions” are pleased ...More >>

Ray guns, Goggles and Corsets Delight

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:12:16 +1200 | Dunedin City Council

Steampunk mayhem is descending as the Dunedin Public Libraries join forces with the Gasworks Guild of Gadgeteers to present The Splendour of Steampunk, a celebration of all things steamy during the first week of the July school holidays. More >>

Whittaker’s latest classic Kiwi combo

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 09:30:30 +1200 | Whittakers

Whittaker’s limited edition Jelly Tip 250g block will be on shelves around New Zealand from July. As well as teaming-up with another iconic Kiwi favourite, the Jelly Tip block is also the first time Whittaker’s has ever made a product using ...More >>

Blessie Gotingco: Public consulted on killer’s sentence

Thu, 25 Jun 2015 17:22:52 +1200 | Sensible Sentencing Trust

The public are being invited to take part in a survey on what the sentence of the man found guilty of the murder of Blessie Gotingco should be. More >>

Statements from both Colin and Helen Craig 22/06/2015

Tue, 23 Jun 2015 10:12:07 +1200 | Colin Craig

Thank you for coming today. I am attending with my wife Helen who will also be saying a few words and afterward I will take questions. More >>

Family First NZ in Court to Fight Deregistration

Mon, 22 Jun 2015 11:03:43 +1200 | Family First

Family First NZ will be in the Wellington High Court on Monday (22nd) from 10am to appeal against attempts by the Charities Registration Board to deregister them, with Family First’s traditional view of marriage being one of the key reasons for the ...More >>

Paramotoring Journey of Alexander Bogdanov through Russia

Sat, 20 Jun 2015 11:28:26 +1200 | FAI

Lausanne, Switzerland, 19 June 2015 – With an outstanding pilot in paramotoring, we would like to carry on with the series of FAI World Record anniversaries: Ten years ago on 23 June 2005, the three Russian pilots Vladimir Makurin, Nikolay Karabchouk ...More >>

The Dragon is back – and we’ve set this b*%#@!! on fire

Thu, 18 Jun 2015 16:17:47 +1200 | Dinniss

In 2014, thousands of kiwis were reduced to tears and convulsions when they attempted to slay the Angry Dragon . Only a few brave heroes succeeded and were able to claim they were up to HELL Pizza’s challenge and consume Australasia’s hottest pizza.More >>

Vodafone Warriors Deputy CEO Announced

Thu, 11 Jun 2015 17:26:53 +1200 | Vodafone Warriors

Vodafone Fantastic Fridays has appointed a new Deputy CEO for the Vodafone Warriors, following a nationwide search for the candidate. More >>

Media release from Warbirds & Wheels Attraction and Diner

Fri, 5 Jun 2015 15:31:17 +1200 | Warbirds and Wheels

Rare artwork signed by Sir Peter Jackson to be auctioned for charity on TradeMe A rare, one-of-a-kind painting of the famous car Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, signed by world-famous Kiwi film director Sir Peter Jackson, will today (June 5 2015) be ...More >>

Taxpayers to Pick up the Bill for MPs' Spat

Wed, 3 Jun 2015 12:01:50 +1200 | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

Responding to the report that Parliamentary Service has admitted that the cost of installing a set of doors to keep rival MPs separate from one another will be $30,000, Taxpayers’ Union Spokesman, Ben Craven, says:More >>

Press Release – Funeral Train Update

Wed, 3 Jun 2015 11:03:11 +1200 | Public Transport Users Association

The Public Transport Users Association (PTUA) will hold a special “Funeral Cortege Train” complete with mourners, the grim reaper and a coffin this coming Thursday morning (4th June). The train will depart from Waitakere Railway Station at 6:58am ...More >>

Microwave Mishaps

Wed, 3 Jun 2015 10:42:42 +1200 | Canstar Blue

Canstar Blue has released their latest survey into consumer satisfaction with microwaves revealing that more than half of Kiwis are irked by flatmates or family members not cleaning up their microwave messes. The survey also discovered that: • 23% of New ...More >>

Mucus Kids spit out their debut EP on May 29

Fri, 22 May 2015 16:18:50 +1200 | Powertool Records

Mucus Kids is a sewerpunk ménage a trois made up of Loz L’estranja (human sounds), Madison Von Uber Rothschild (bass) and Sebasschin Cumball (hitting), born and bred in the gutters of West Auckland.More >>

NZ comedian performing live on psychedelic mushrooms

Wed, 13 May 2015 12:49:46 +1200 | Montecristo Comedy

Two time Billy T award nominee Tim Batt (7Days, Radio Hauraki, Worst Idea of All Time podcast) has announced that for tonight only (13 May 2015), he will performing his NZ International Comedy Festival show under the influence of psychedelic mushrooms.More >>

"I Am Rawshark" - Ben Rachinger's Sequel To "Dirty Politics"

Mon, 4 May 2015 11:28:50 +1200 | Alastair Thompson

The story is a pot-boiling journalistic tale of a trip inside Dark Politics by a brave (some might say foolhardy) young hacker / journalist, a class of new entrants to the media scene who are having a big impact - and some of whom like Aaron Swartz, ...More >>

Where Do Green Party Stand on Three-Way Marriage?

Mon, 4 May 2015 09:56:21 +1200 | Family First New Zealand

Family First NZ is calling on the Green Party to declare their policy on three-way marriages and polygamy in light of the UK Green Party leader declaring that they are open to consultation on legalising ‘marriages’ involving three or more people. ...More >>

 

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