Posts Tagged ‘tv’

CSI, Reality TV and Gangsta Gun-slingers – a few random weekend thoughts

Written By: - Date published: 5:47 pm, May 2nd, 2015 - 33 comments

Random questions that arise when watching the TV….

Goodnight Kiwi

Written By: - Date published: 10:22 am, April 28th, 2013 - 46 comments

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Simpsons evolution

Written By: - Date published: 11:44 pm, February 10th, 2008 - 9 comments

This evening’s Simpsons – Best. Intro. Ever.

Louis Theroux back on TV here tonight

Written By: - Date published: 10:53 am, February 4th, 2008 - 10 comments

I used to love Weird Weekends – a BBC show that aired here late at night several years ago. It was hosted by Louis Theroux (pictured) and involved him documenting time spent with ‘fringe’ groups – UFO hunters, professional wrestlers, female bodybuilders and so on. I watched a more recent show of his a couple […]

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  • Compliance strengthened for property speculation
    Inland Revenue is to gain greater oversight of land transfer information to ensure those buying and selling properties are complying with tax rules on property speculation. Cabinet has agreed to implement recommendation 99 of the Tax Working Group’s (TWG) final ...
    1 week ago
  • Plan to expand protection for Maui and Hector’s dolphins
    The Government is taking action to expand and strengthen the protection for Māui and Hector’s dolphins with an updated plan to deal with threats to these native marine mammals. Minister of Conservation Eugenie Sage and Minister of Fisheries Stuart Nash ...
    1 week ago
  • Cameras on vessels to ensure sustainable fisheries
    Commercial fishing vessels at greatest risk of encountering the rare Māui dolphin will be required to operate with on-board cameras from 1 November, as the next step to strengthen our fisheries management system. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Fisheries Minister ...
    3 weeks ago
  • Greatest number of new Police in a single year
    A new record for the number of Police officers deployed to the regions in a single year has been created with the graduation today of Recruit Wing 326. Police Minister Stuart Nash says the graduation of 78 new constables means ...
    3 weeks ago
  • Ensuring multinationals pay their fair share of tax
    New Zealand is pushing on with efforts to ensure multinational companies pay their fair share of tax, with the release of proposed options for a digital services tax (DST). In February Cabinet agreed to consult the public on the problem ...
    3 weeks ago