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Topic # 194968 1-Apr-2016 08:47
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Who has seen some good April Fools pranks/stories this year.

 

The ODT has a classy one this year - guaranteed to get a few irate locals going.

 

Loving the South Dunedin transfer for the poorer patients, and the pushing of buttons with trucked Auckland meals (a current hot topic here)


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  Reply # 1523744 1-Apr-2016 09:21
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While this is a product for sale, not an article, I quite liked the VR headset for pets on offer from 1day today:

 


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  Reply # 1523745 1-Apr-2016 09:23
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Government Unveils “Eastern Ring Route”

 

"Confirmed as a 6 lane motorway that will replace Lake Road in Devonport before passing under the Waitemata Harbour "

 

http://transportblog.co.nz/2016/04/01/government-unveils-eastern-ring-route/ 


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  Reply # 1523770 1-Apr-2016 09:46
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TradeMe unveiled their new feedback rating system: http://newsroom.trademe.co.nz/articles/shaking-up-feedback/

 

and the first time you went to Grabaseat this morning it showed a 'new website' where you could grab a literal seat, before going to their usual deals (which are pretty good today, though there's mostly international ones left): https://grabaseat.co.nz/


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  Reply # 1523786 1-Apr-2016 10:22
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The NZ Herald has this story today about new rules for Kiwis visiting the Gold Coast, supplemented with cool video clips.

 

"New Rules: Harder to visit the Gold Coast?"

 

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503708&objectid=11614063

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1523791 1-Apr-2016 10:28
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