Unwelcome politician turns 6yo’s birthday party into campaign event
A real estate agent standing for office in New Zealand has been criticised for gatecrashing and campaigning at a six-year-old’s birthday party.
Lottery draw picks all multiples of nine, 433 winners split jackpot
Win the lottery, expect to become a millionaire, right? What if you have to share the winnings with 432 others?
Radiation-protected pitch-black frogs are taking over Chernobyl
Chernobyl tree frogs have a much darker colouration than frogs captured in control areas outside the zone.
Govt ads showing people giving ‘the finger’ to each other banned
Health New Zealand’s campaign to get people testing for hepatitis C involved numerous people flipping the bird to the camera and each other.
Vodafone NZ’s new name sparks comparisons to white nationalists, fascists
A Google search for Vodafone NZ’s new name, One NZ, brings up a racist website. It’s also being compared to fascist slogans and dubbed white supremacist.
Jeremy Corbyn spotted hunting Margaret Thatcher in arcade Doom clone
Can you blame him, though?
Ex-cop with talent for ‘scoring sheilas’ wore pig mask on patrol
A former NZ police officer running for local government this year wore a pig mask while out on patrol, it has been revealed.
PETA insists they ‘don’t care about your sex life’
PETA says it isn’t serious about its suggested sex ban on meat-eating men.
Treatment found for man’s allergy to his own semen
There have been only a few dozen cases of post-orgasmic illness syndrome ever recorded. Here’s the details on the latest.
Crocs only for wearing, not eating, manufacturer clarifies
Crocs might be a crime against fashion, but don’t go trying to fix the world by eating them.
Painting owner calls for prosecution after subject’s ‘vandalism’ to correct spelling of his name
“As far as I am concerned it is straight out vandalism.”
Mariah Carey to release ‘grunge’ album she recorded in 1995
The record, Someone’s Ugly Daughter, was put together by Carey and her band in 1995 for fun
Is this the world’s oddest politician? Campaign slogans turned into Radiohead tune
A baffling election pitch has been turned into a spot-on copy of a Radiohead song.
‘Squadrons’ of UFOs spotted over Ukraine amid Russian onslaught
They come in two types, according to a paper uploaded recently.
London queue hailed as ‘greatest bit of British performance art ever’
Hundreds of thousands have formed an orderly queue to see Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin.
This New Zealand city might be about to vote in an actual ‘wizard’ as mayor
A ‘wizard’ is in contention to become the next mayor of a major city in New Zealand.
Rock legend gets mint condition T-shirt from the ’80s back, and it still fits
“Can’t wait wear this sucker on our upcoming NZ tour!!”
Artists freak out after computer takes out first place at art show
“That’s pretty f**ing shitty,” wrote one person in a tweet liked tens of thousands of times.