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September 25, 2016 | by  | in News |
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*Interview with Colin Craig*

Do you miss being the leader of the Conservative Party?

Yes, but I miss lying in the grass seductively even more.

Do you think you will go to jail for harassing your staff member?

Maybe, which is super awkward considering how long I’ve advocated for harsher punishments. Lol!

What’s it like being so repressed?

Ignorance is bliss, but it is hard to walk with this big stick up my ***.

Kanye or Kendrick?


Are you gutted you never made it into the Beehive?

No, actually I’ve got a perfectly good beehive in my garden ;). *laughs hysterically*


Going Up

  • Daylight savings.
  • Dusting off the barbecue.
  • Rediscovering mid-2000s pop-punk.
  • Linen pants.
  • LEISURE announcing a Wellington show for October 23.

Going Down

  • The summer job hunt.
  • Julia Sloane from RHOAKL.
  • People hounding Jennifer Aniston.
  • Looming deadlines.
  • Landlords that don’t allow pets.



Christchurch-based taxidermist Claire Hobbs has copped flack from the nation (and the world) after listing a taxidermy cat handbag on TradeMe. Described as: “A very stylish handbag. For the girl that has everything a one off purse that will grab attention wherever you go.” Hobbs has now requested that people stop contacting her.

Stuntman Eddie Braun has successfully completed the Evel Knievel canyon jump. Braun was propelled at 400mph in a custom-built rocket, before the parachute was released and he landed safely on the other side of the canyon.

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