9 people drown at Auckland BBQ

Nine people have died and four more are still missing, following an Auckland man’s attempts to have a nice early winter barbecue in his back garden on what seemed to be a perfectly nice day. David Jones had called home earlier yesterday to tell his wife Eileen ‘not to put on any dinner’, as he had checked the forecast and deemed it to be the ideal evening to get a few friends around for burgers and beers. However, Jones cook-out quickly turned to catastrophe following the application of burger to…

NZ Herald being sued over ‘Premium’ false advertising

The New Zealand Herald is in the midst of a lawsuit over claims that it knowingly just copy and pastes ‘Premium’ paid content articles. Two New Zealand readers allege that NZ Herald Premium is falsely advertised as the journalism is still ‘piss poor’ and full of grammar mistakes. According to the lawsuit, which was filed in the Auckland District Court on June 2, the NZ Herald paid content is advertised as “premium” journalism that “is like no other.” The subscription is sold on the NZ Herald website. Don’t worry about…