Yesterday, Paul Henry resigned from his position as an the host of TVNZ’s Breakfast. And yet, it seems like just yesterday (indeed, it probably was) that Henry was riding the wave of success following his speech at the Qantas Media Awards. A controversial man, Henry has made a name for himself “expressing those things that … Continue reading

Media / Sport


Marc Ellis is a bit of a scarfie. Having left Dunedin some fifteen years ago, he’s still living the dream. This week, he is returning to his roots to release his much-awaited book – Good Fullas: a Guide to Kiwi Blokes. In anticipation of this auspicious occasion, I spoke to him last week about pranks, his … Continue reading

Media / Politics


The goal my editor, Monsieur Ben Thomson, gave me regarding this interview was to discover if the former Critic Columnist plans to run as widely-rumoured with Winston Peters and the NZ First party at the next general election. Circling around the issue, I also pressed the retiring Whanganui Mayor on matters of local councils, his … Continue reading