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Reviews, Tech

Uber the review

Uber the review

By Steve W August 28th was the official launch day for Uber in Wellington.

by × September 3, 2014 × 8 comments

International, Reviews

Lincolnshire -needing a shot of something else

Lincolnshire -needing a shot of something else

By Jerome Chandrahasen The Lincolnshire is lesser known than the Cumberland, its spicing of a milder bent. No robust pepperiness, but flecks of sage and parsley.

by × July 17, 2014 × 1 comment

Humour

Cartoons!

Cartoons!

During our recent call for writers, we were contacted by Jim who does Cartoons by Jim and he asked if we’d be interested in running his cartoons. Well of course we are. So when Jim does a cartoon we’ll run it! You can see more of Jim’s work at http://www.cartoonsbyjim.com Here’s today’s effort:

by × June 20, 2014 × 0 comments

International

MURICA

Half cocked

We asked for new writers and we got INUNDATED by people wanting to write for us. Which is great! First off today is Hilary Cameron.

by × June 19, 2014 × 1 comment

Reviews

Sausage review: The Humble Cumberland

Sausage review: The Humble Cumberland

By Jerome Chandrahasen. Ah the Cumberland. The most well known and widespread of the English regional sausages.

by × June 18, 2014 × 1 comment

Health

This is not the Doctor you are looking for

Doctors against obesity

By Nicole Skews. This blog is an x-post from Coley’s blog which you can find at www.tangerina.co.nz

by × June 11, 2014 × 0 comments

Health

Mental health in academia: overworked and stressed

Mental health in academia: overworked and stressed

I first knew that something was wrong when I went from joking with friends that I would rather jump in front of a truck than work on my thesis to genuinely thinking “is that an option here?”

by × April 15, 2014 × 0 comments

Rights

Guest post: The CTV collapse and inquiry, my personal thoughts from being there

Guest post: The CTV collapse and inquiry, my personal thoughts from being there

This post first appeared on Jarrod Gilbert’s blog, however the New Zealand Fire Service asked him to take it down. We’re trying to track down a statement from them as to why.

by × March 31, 2014 × 0 comments

Feminism, Humour

Funny birds and where to find them

Funny birds and where to find them

By Jennifer O’Sullivan As a woman who works in comedy, I am sad that there are not more of us. In fact, I’m sad that 90% of comedy performed this festival comes from one perspective

by × March 21, 2014 × 1 comment

Politics

The sisterhood of the racist travelling jacket

The sisterhood of the racist travelling jacket

By Walter Plinge This week Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei played the race card, accusing Corrections Minister Anne Tolley of a thinly veiled racist attack against her for mentioning the cost of her designer jacket.

by × February 3, 2014 × 1 comment

Humour, International

Thinkpiece about Lorde

Thinkpiece about Lorde

By Jonny Potts Hi, I saw all the debate about Kiwi songstress Lorde, and I thought I’d wade in.

by × January 31, 2014 × 2 comments

Politics

Political Kombat The Arts: Jacinda Ardern

Political Kombat The Arts: Jacinda Ardern

Jacinda Ardern, Labour Spokesperson for Arts, Culture and Heritage:

by × December 13, 2013 × 0 comments

Humour

Karl du Fresne’s Mysteries of Life: EXPLAINED!

Karl du Fresne’s Mysteries of Life: EXPLAINED!

By Jonny Potts Recently, fearless inquiring mind Karl du Fresne posed a series of stumpers in the pages of the Dom Post. These are the answers that eluded him.

by × December 9, 2013 × 2 comments

Politics

Winston Peters: Loves Buzzfeed, made a list.

Winston Peters: Loves Buzzfeed, made a list.

By Rt Hon Winston Peters, usual disclaimer. We don’t endorse. 

by × December 6, 2013 × 0 comments

International

I stand up to the US with my MASSIVE cojones. Of which this is the by-product.

You down with TPP?

You won’t believe how the NZ Government will sign your rights away with this one simple trade agreement.

by × December 3, 2013 × 10 comments

Politics

David Cunliffe: Them’s fighting words

David Cunliffe: Them’s fighting words

Disclaimer: In no way do we endorse any of the things said here. Once again it’s just us providing a platform to MPs to say what they like. David Cunliffe responds with his own tongue in cheek blog post to a post by Judith Collins.

by × November 22, 2013 × 32 comments

Reviews

Lost in the Fun House

Lost in the Fun House

By Jonny Potts If you do anything ‘creative’, you always have these ghosts around, trying to keep you in check. You invite them into your life, trying to incorporate and escape their influence.

by × November 22, 2013 × 2 comments

Politics, Rights

Tau Henare: Culture – all the good stuff

Tau Henare: Culture – all the good stuff

National Party MP Tau Henare writes on what he feels Maori Culture is, and how it can help society as a whole. Once more not an endorsement (though we really like this piece):

by × November 20, 2013 × 4 comments