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  #2381061 24-Dec-2019 18:22
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State Highway 5 in Hastings reopens following crash

 

SH5 ends about 30 km north of Hastings.


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  #2381083 24-Dec-2019 20:31
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DarthKermit:

On Stuff:


"Ariana Grande is trying to hook her BFF up with A$AP Rocky"


I really have no idea what this garbage means, other than it's some kind of celebrity crap.



"A$AP Rocky" was the idiot that was thrown in a Swedish jail for assault in Stockholm.

I wouldn't have a clue to his name, except Trump appealed via Twitter for his release. Most think Trump appeal did absolutely nothing, except further annoy the Swedes.

Donald Trump thinks out loud (because it's impossible for him to think and not speak): “I want to say something cool and hip about A$AP Rocky’s release that I had nothing to do with”

Trump’s post on Twitter: “It was a Rocky Week, get home ASAP A$AP”



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  #2381107 24-Dec-2019 22:31
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I try to avoid celebrity gossip, as I don't want to lose brain cells. I didn't read the so-called article with that awful headline, so I had no idea what A$AP Rocky was.


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 Rebellious rodent: Rat walking tightrope on Napier power line stuns, baffles

 

It's a story about how someone saw a rat walking on a power line. That made the news, in between articles from months ago that the Herald is reprinting. It really is a slow news day.


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  #2381469 26-Dec-2019 15:03
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I don't know what's baffling about a rat on a power line.

Obviously it's not going to get a shock, unless it has the world's longest tail to strike the other wire.

Rats are well-known for climbing. The power line would be easy to grasp.

Frightening is their swimming, even under water. They pop up in toilets with some frequency.


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  #2381644 27-Dec-2019 10:27
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Had to think twice when I saw this headline in Stuff today. Thought maybe it was sposed to be on an Australian news site...  :-)  But it was just about lifeguard rescues from inflatable toys blowing out to sea at the beach.

 

Close call on inflatable sheep

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  #2382234 28-Dec-2019 15:53
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https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/118476400/2019s-only-in-new-zealand-news

 

 

Although quirky and at times mildly amusing, most of the events listed could have taken place pretty much anywhere.





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  #2382921 30-Dec-2019 13:30
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Fish *are* tasty, but I am fairly sure that is not what they meant...

 

 

 





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  #2383134 30-Dec-2019 21:17
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latest news headlines
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A snapshot from Stuff. They call this news???


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RNZ: Bay of Plenty councillors’ New Year’s resolutions

 

In contrast to a post I made last year about "Bay of Plenty" elections that only mentioned Tauranga, this article only mentions the Whakatane and Opotiki districts. Despite that, the photo at the top appears to be of Moturiki Island, which is in neither of those districts.


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  #2389121 9-Jan-2020 16:05
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Armed police surround house in search of fugative Massey, West Auckland

 

so much wrong with the headline and yet it goes live.





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  #2389127 9-Jan-2020 16:24
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Gotta watch out for that Massey character. He might fugatise someone.

 

 





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  #2390710 12-Jan-2020 21:11
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From TVNZ:

 

https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/sport/cricket/ricky-ponting-shae-warne-ready-call-in-australias-biggest-stars-bushfire-relief-match

 

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Ricky Ponting, Shae Warne ready to call in Australia's biggest stars for bushfire relief match

 

 

 

Sport and movie celebrities are getting the call up for the clash.

 

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Who is Shae Warne? Even the URL has it wrong!

 

 

 


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  #2390732 12-Jan-2020 22:44
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floydbloke:

 

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/118476400/2019s-only-in-new-zealand-news

 

 

Although quirky and at times mildly amusing, most of the events listed could have taken place pretty much anywhere.

 

 

 

 

I did a cooking class a while back and one of the (kiwi) students asked whether tongs were a "unique Kiwi invention only found in NZ kitchens?"

 

 

 

Some people drink far too much of the Kool Aid and believe the publicity!






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  #2390733 12-Jan-2020 22:46
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DarthKermit:

 

latest news headlines
9:04 PM
Can the monarchy's 'magic' last?  video
9:03 PM
Kelly Ripa's clap back to fashion critic is our favorite holiday surprise
9:01 PM
Kate Middleton met babies and midwives while volunteering in hospital maternity ward
8:30 PM
The next step for VAR
8:22 PM
Sara Gilbert separates from wife Linda Perry after 5 years of marriage
8:17 PM
Look back at Kourtney Kardashian's most memorable moments of the past decade
8:14 PM
Inside Chrissy Teigen and John Legend's love story: In-N-Out Burgers and 'super sexy photos'
8:10 PM
Teddi Mellencamp Arroyave is asking for help choosing between these four baby names

 

 

 

A snapshot from Stuff. They call this news???

 

 

 

 

Was it 'Breaking News' though?






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