Is it really kosher for a New Zealand mayor to be calling for comedians to be shot? PAT PILCHER wonders why some of us have such an obvious humour bypass.
PAT PILCHER is appalled that the gadgets he unwraps are habitually encased in layers of unrecyclable plastics. He looks at the latest research into what has become a huge problem for all of us.
Gadget guru PAT PILCHER finds that a passion for good wine isn’t so different than pursuing the best of tech.
ANDREW JOHNSTONE is building up a priceless collection of useless technology… in his back cupboard.
Infamous international hired-hand political tacticians worked their box of magic dirty tricks for National this election. PAT PILCHER has been researching the stats on our deepest shame.
Let’s have a heart and lend a helping hand for the less fortunate, pleads PAT PILCHER.
It’s time once again to feel betrayed by your fellow countrymen and women. It’s time for GARY STEEL to plunge into an election depression.
ANDREW JOHNSTONE grew up in a farming community in the Waikato and knows a thing or two about water pollution.
Is it a jet plane? Is it an ruptured oil pipeline? No, it’s PAT PILCHER venting about another avoidable Auckland-centric crisis.
JOHN HANLON is one of New Zealand’s greatest legacy pop artists. He’s also a man with always interesting, thought-provoking views on life, the universe, everything. In this piece, he discusses our attitude to Asians and immigrants.
A patient died after having been evicted from Christchurch Hospital and dumped at a bus stop. PAT PILCHER writes that there must be consequences.
PAT PILCHER is angry that – just out from an important election which will decide the immediate future for all of us – mass media is happily raking in the dollars while ignoring their civic duty to tell us the truth about policy.