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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 " 


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  Reply # 1523770 1-Apr-2016 09:46
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TradeMe unveiled their new feedback rating system:


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):

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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?"






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  Reply # 1523791 1-Apr-2016 10:28
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