Recognising some of the best and worst things that happened in New Zealand this year.
And in other news...
The inclusion and subsequent failure of Red Peak in the New Zealand flag referendum is a triumph of democracy; pats on the back to everyone involved.
We all know somebody like Ted Cruz. You know, that guy who ran for class president every year?
It’s unlikely that New Zealanders, Americans, or anyone else in the world will be looking at President Trump in 2016.
And now the end is near. And so I face the final curtain.
Sometimes it’s easier to ask for forgiveness than permission.
Well they’re out. The final four design have been reached and they’re all a bit terrible.
Cosentino is an Australian illusionist and escapologist. He’s a multi-talented guy. One of those people that you suspect might be better than you at everything.
Dear SSBS, Recently I fell on hard times, living in my best friend’s pocket. Back to the job market I went to find work on the line at a plastic press.
Last year I reviewed Jonny Potts’ NZ Comedy Fest show: The Delusionaries.
In continuing my trend of writing about things days after everyone else has pretty much covered it, I’d like to wade in on the Mike Hosking thing.
So the John Key + All Blacks love affair has been going on a while. This isn’t news.
Dear Slightly (if I may be so familiar), I have been suffering alone for months, and I am so glad that finally the right advice columnist has come along to help me with my problem.
Last week I spent five nights in Rarotonga. It was my first time having an “island” holiday. The closest I’d come was a week in Phuket. It was not what I expected.
In a Kiwiblog post that seems to have been written by David mashing his fists against the keyboard, Farrar argues that Labour’s “week of headlines on blaming the Chinese for Auckland house prices has come to nought” (source).
By Morgan Godfery Some politicians seem to think that “data” exists in a privileged realm somewhere above politics and power relations. Data, according to Phil Twyford and others, enjoys the authority of objectivity.