15 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT NEW ZEALAND

15 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT NEW ZEALAND KIWIS ARE ALL JUST A BUNCH OF SHEEP SHAGGERS REALLY… 1 – The human population of NZ is only 4.7 million, but NZ is similar in land size to Japan or the UK 2 […]

DON’T DRINK THE TAP WATER

The Dark Side Of Water Fluoridation There are 7.7 billion people on this planet (as at March 2019). Only about 5 percent of them drink fluoridated water. Why? Because their governments recognize that fluoride in large amounts becomes a toxic […]

MAN BUSES ARE SEXUALLY OPPRESSIVE

MAN MUST GO BI The Wellington City Council has admitted that its use of German MAN buses is oppressive people of non-binary gender, so it is now planning to replace them all with new electric buses from Bus International (BI) […]

LIFE IN THE DEEP SOUTH

Hanging out in Picton So just what do people actually do in Picton. They sit in spa pools and look at the view. Well I certainly did a lot of that – this was the view from the spa pool. […]

HEADING DOWN SOUTH

ON THE FERRY TO PICTON The first step to going down South (I’m talking about New Zealand here, so “south” doesn’t mean Mexico!) is to catch the ferry across the Cook Straight to Picton. It can be rough on a […]

Kiwis vs Aussies

Bleeding Aussie Roo Shaggers As a Kiwi, sometimes I am horrified to be mistaken for an Aussie. Usually by Americans. So now I’m going to explain some key differences between Kiwis and Aussies. People in other countries often assume that […]

DO DRUGS GO WITH THAT BICYCLE?

DO DRUGS GO WITH THAT BICYCLE? BACK IN THE 90’S WE WERE A BIT MORE HARDCORE When a friend said she remembered Cuba Street, Wellington as being “bohemian” in 97, and I laughed and said that by 97 it had […]

TAKING A TRIP TO THE WILD SIDE

HANGING OUT ON THE WRONG SIDE OF THE TRACKS This one time, I had to take a trip to a whole different kind of neighbourhood. Feeling a bit apprehensive, but keeping in mind that without photos, nothing ever really happened, […]

ON THE BUSES

Cruising about on the electric buses Double decker buses are a hot new photo platform. Wellington’s new electric double decker buses are actually pretty cool – cruising through Newtown there are all sorts of sights to be seen from the […]

UNHAPPY MEALS FOR SAD FAT NUMPTIES

 WHY DOES ANYONE EAT THIS CRAP? One in ten New Zealanders are on antidepressants. Although 10% is an eight-fold increase in total prescription numbers from 1998, it’s still a hell of a lot less than in America where 25% of […]

CHICKEN FREE CHICKEN

A new generation of meat Sunfed meats are made from premium yellow pea protein, they cook, feel and taste just like animal meat but are healthier, both for you and the planet. Chickens farting are putting the planet at risk from global warming, […]

SO LONG AND THANKS FOR ALL THE FISH

HIT THE BEACH Sometimes when I want to sit and contemplate things, I walk down to the beach, and sit on the sand watching the waves, the walkers, the surfers, and the dogs playing. It really helps put things in […]

WHAT WOULD A TEENAGE BOGAN DO?

WHAT WOULD A TEENAGE BOGAN DO? WHAT THE FUCK IS A BOGAN? Yesterday a complete twat called me a bogan. That really cracked me up. These days I couldn’t be further from being a bogan. In fact I’m a boring […]

HOUSE WITH A VIEW

EVERYTHING IS PINK OK – I’m only posting this to make all you northern hemisphere dwellers jealous! A few minutes ago, @kiwideb said “look how pink the sky is” – and although it was already after 9pm, it’s the longest […]

WE ARE BEING SWAMPED BY INVADING HOARDS

Here in New Zealand tourist season has just started, and as well as the usual constant stream of planes landing, there is now a multitude of giant cruise liners coming into the harbour. This is a photo I took yesterday […]

WHAT NOISE DO KIWIS MAKE?

Like many New Zealanders I was totally unsure what noise Kiwis made. All the ones I’ve see (in zoos and fruit bins and stuff) have been silent. But when they are pissed off – they go “squark” – check out […]

DONKEY

NEVER PUT A DONKEY IN CHARGE OF A COUNTRY   New Zealand’s “prime” minister for the past six years was John Key. From this point on I’ll refer to the low-life scumbag as “donkey” because referring to him by his […]

DOWN ON THE DOCKS

DOWN ON THE DOCKS We decided to harden up and take a walk around Wellington’s rough and dangerous port. Feeling brave we took our lives in our hands and checked out all the forbidden sights at the waterfront. Alongside the […]

The Desecration Of New Zealand

Some of the delusions that most of the world holds about New Zealand, are finally  falling to pieces  – thanks to the Panama Papers whistleblower While trust lawyers market us to foreign capital, Tourism New Zealand has spent the last 17 […]

TRIPPING IN AN INSTAGRAM STYLE

 A FEW HOLIDAY PHOTOS – We just had an awesome holiday, in Kuratau (South End of Lake Taupo) and then across to Napier on the east coast. We were away for 10 days, and this was the first time in […]

TPPA MARCH BOLLOCKS

WHY WE QUIT HAVING ANYTHING TO DO WITH TPPA PROTESTS The last Wellington TPPA protest march we went to in November 2015 sucked. Until then the marches seemed to be mainly filled with aware and on to it New Zealanders […]

Standing Room Only

Standing Room Only Hanging out down at Lyall Bay on New Years Eve I got the same vibe I used to get at the beaches up north on New Years Eve – that sense of danger, that everyone is going […]