I figured the Rumi needed some sort of trashy blog about this reality TV shitstorm to demonstrate site diversity.
I’m a big defender of our media. I’ve copped some flak for it, but I think that on the whole our reporters do a reasonably good job
By New New Zealand News correspondent Charles Harrison In a belligerent press conference, John Key has admitted he isn’t sure what the GCSB does.
So people are up in arms, in ARMS about the Police’s ‘zero tolerance’ policy towards speeding over the Christmas period. And by zero tolerance I mean that if you went over 100/kmh by even 2km you got a ticket.
On the afternoon the Martin Place Siege was happening, I tweeted the following (and no, don’t worry, it’s not flippant):
So a lot of people are up in arms about the raid on Nicky Hager’s house. According to reports from media and a statement from the man himself, the police showed up when he wasn’t there, executed a search warrant and took a bunch of stuff from his house.
Halloween is approaching, and though in New Zealand we half-ass it in comparison to our American friends, a lot of people still get into the spirit of it.
I have to disagree with my mate Rumi. I don’t think the media are our friends and I’d rather they weren’t.
By Cameron Murray The following is an opinion piece, that opinion is mine.
Hello New Zealand, you seem a touch angry. We at the Ruminator tried to cheer you up by reminding you that New Zealand is pretty amazing
Where are we at? Four years ago, on 4 September 2010, Christchurch and Canterbury was hit by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake. This morning I went back to my old stomping ground.
I worked in Christchurch’s CBD until Labour weekend last year. Now I work in Linwood, but I still commute via the CBD. It gives me a good chance to keep an eye on what’s changing around the central city.