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On this day…in 1916

On January 8, 1916, Allied forces stage a full retreat from the shores of the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey, ending a disastrous invasion of...

Sonny Bill ready to help the Kiwis

Sonny Bill Williams says he is ready to help his New Zealand "brothers" defend the rugby league World Cup, despite not being picked in...

On this day…in 1893

With the signing of the Electoral Bill by Governor Lord Glasgow, New Zealand becomes the first country in the world to grant national voting...

Guy finds his house plumbed with beer

It’s every man’s dream property complete with all the mod cons including a kitchen, a bathroom and… beer on tap. That’s what one guy in...

Wet trousers give away fish smuggler

A man’s master plan to smuggle live fish into New Zealand was thwarted after airport officials saw his trousers were dripping wet. If you plan...

On this day…in 1939

At 4:45 a.m., some 1.5 million German troops invade Poland all along its 1,750-mile border with German-controlled territory. Simultaneously, the German Luftwaffe bombed Polish...

11 year old boy has baby with friend’s mother

An 11-year-old Auckland boy has fathered a child with the 36-year-old mother of his school friend. It is understood that both the father and baby...

Tommy Taylors SRU

A Queen retires and a new King takes over the kingdom. Holland celebrated in style the first king to reign in nearly a century. In Afghanistan,...

DVD derek reviews…

After the Lord of The Rings we have the DVD of The Hobbit. This was a beautiful amusing whimsical tale of the Shire. Like the...

Marmite back on sale in New Zealand

Marmite has returned to breakfast tables in New Zealand a year after supplies were exhausted in an event known as ‘Marmageddon’. The sticky black spread’s...

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On this day…in 1718

Edward Teach, aka Blackbeard the Pirate, was killed on this day off North Carolina during a bloody battle with the British Navy. Blackbeard, from England,...

How to find a genuine psychic in Australia?

Psychic readings are awesome, but you have to be careful to not get scammed and you have to make sure that the person you...

Big Belle’s Spam & Mushroom Ramekins

Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 12-15 minutes Serves: 4-6 175 g of button mushrooms, finely chopped 200 g of Spam, finely chopped 2 tablespoons of freshly grated Parmesan...

On this day…in 1799

American Astronomer, Andrew Elliott Douglass, witnesses the Leonids meteor shower from a ship off the Florida Keys. Douglass wrote in his journal that the '...