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Conservative Shock Value: Craig’s “Dirty Politics”

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:24:48 +1200 | Francis Cook

Former Conservative Party leader Colin Craig held a press conference at 2pm on Thursday in which he detailed his plans for legal action against Cameron Slater, Jordan Williams, and John Stringer.More >>

Gareth Morgan Announces Winner of $20k Flag Competition

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:23:31 +1200 | The Morgan Foundation

The winner of the Morgan Foundation’s $20,000 flag competition is “Wā kāinga / Home”, designed by Auckland based Studio Alexander. More >>

Five Finalists Compete For Coveted Title

Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:43:54 +1200 | Art of Cake

Five of Auckland’s most talented cakers will compete in this year’s Art of Cake exhibition at Shore City mall in the heart of Takapuna. Art of Cake is an annual competition that sees fashion and fondant collide. This year the five finalists will ...More >>

Deathgasm is Coming

Wed, 22 Jul 2015 16:53:47 +1200 | Ant Timpson

It all started with a synopsis and a poster submitted to a film competition. From 500 submissions, one winner emerged victorious. The filmmaker's name was Jason Lei Howden and his winning idea was lovingly titled : DEATHGASMMore >>

New Flag for Martian Colony

Mon, 20 Jul 2015 13:35:38 +1200 | Pioneer City

A bold new official flag has been unveiled by Martian colony Pioneer City today, to an enthusiastic response from migrants, supporters, and other stakeholders. More >>

Tourists outraged as forced to vacate a French Riviera beach

Sun, 19 Jul 2015 10:49:12 +1200 | eTN Rush

Tourists outraged to be forced to vacate a French Riviera beach to make room for a Royal Holiday More >>

Scoop Images: DeepDreaming of Pluto

Wed, 15 Jul 2015 17:23:49 +1200 | Lyndon Hood

New Horizons Pluto image enhanced using Google's DeepDream tool. More >>

The 2015 Rialto Channel 48hours Winners Are....

Mon, 6 Jul 2015 13:16:24 +1200 | Trigger Marketing

Rialto Channel 48HOURS is now a teenager in its 13th year. The national filmmaking competition winners were announced at the 2015 Grand National Final hosted on Saturday evening (4TH July) in Auckland.More >>

From undressing to salad dressing

Mon, 6 Jul 2015 09:48:50 +1200 | Bayleys

The gradual conversion of once seedy Karangahape Road from Auckland’s red-light district into an entertainment, hospitality and rejuvenated retail area has been given a major boost – with plans unveiled for a new upmarket dining and food shopping ...More >>

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 >>


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