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April 16, 2018

The New Zealand Police have paid $10K to have rainbow stripes and lettering painted on a police vehicle. The “Rainbow Car” was seen at Auckland and Wellington Pride festivals earlier this year as part of a PR stunt designed to attract more LGBTQIA+ recruits into the police force. The police have revealed that the $10,000 […]

April 16, 2018

The National Party has urged the current Government to put forward more innovative policy with regards to child poverty in New Zealand. In a press release, a spokesperson for the National Party stated “no copying,” referring to the fact that leaving child poverty mostly untouched had been National policy for their nine years in power. […]

April 16, 2018

A class Facebook group was used productively in what has been described as a “shock move” by members. Research conducted by Salient shows that 15% of posts in class Facebook groups could be answered by Google, 59% could be answered by looking at Blackboard, and 25.99 % are otherwise irrelevant to the course. ENGL 115: […]

April 16, 2018

According to the application’s parent company IAC, as of mid-April Tinder usage in New Zealand has gone up by 43%. With temperatures in Wellington dropping below 10°C, cuffing season has slapped the capital like a limp dick, and to stay warm many Victoria University students have resorted to fucking strangers. Students said while they’re happy […]

April 16, 2018

White people across the country are confident that exactly 16 seconds of googling the term “racism” outweighs the lived experience of thousands, and the weight of several entire academic fields. In a country which just released promotional rugby material based around the Taranaki Land Wars, Kiwi director Taika Waititi’s recent comments that New Zealand is […]

April 16, 2018

A sequel to the 2010 blockbuster The Social Network appears to be in the works, as footage from the project depicting Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg facing his first Congressional hearing was leaked this week. The scene indicates the upcoming film will reference 2018 events where the social media platform was found complicit in allowing personal […]

April 9, 2018

Ed Sheeran was been elected as the new mayor of Dunedin, ahead of his three shows in the city over Easter weekend. “It made sense [to have a new mayor]. Sheeran’s acknowledgement of our city is the best thing to happen to Dunedin since we were the first place to export frozen meat in 1882. […]

April 9, 2018

With “Manus Island refugees” bringing back 279,000 hits on Google next to “Australia cricket cheating” bringing back 1,160,000 hits, Australia has once again proved it cares more about playing with balls than actual breathing human beings. The Australian Government has been sluggish to show initiative when it comes to real living people stuck fearing for […]

April 9, 2018

The Kremlin was found culpable for an attempted assassination in Britain last month, after Prime Minister Theresa May put forth compelling evidence of “No Shit”. Announcing the expulsion of several Russian diplomats from the U.K., she urged her allies to take similar punitive measures. Not knowing the definition of the word “punitive”, Donald Trump is […]