Max Key moves out of home and heads to Otara

Max Key has today left Central Auckland for what he calls “the adventure of a lifetime in Otara”. The son of former Prime Minister John Key said he was looking forward to “getting away from the pressure” he felt in Central Auckland. “Today is finally the day. I’ve officially quit my job (believe it or not I actually had one the whole time), packed my bags, tidied my room (for you mum) and am moving to Otara,” he wrote in an Instagram post. “I’m excited, nervous and ready to take…

Alleged Christchurch shooter makes formal complaint about treatment in prison

The man accused of the Christchurch terrorist attacks has lodged a formal complaint over how he is being treated behind bars, Stuff reports. A Corrections source told the publication the prisoner complained he was being denied access to visitors and phone calls from his cell at the Auckland Prison at Paremoremo. The Department of Corrections website states, “prisoners have the right to be treated with humanity, dignity and respect while in prison”. There are human rights standards in place to ensure safe detention. The minimum entitlements under the Corrections Act state…

BRITISH MAN SLEPT WITH HUNDREDS OF CREDULOUS GIRLS WHILE PASSING HIMSELF OFF AS PRINCE HARRY

A British man claims he has slept with over six hundred women after passing himself off as the real Prince Harry of the British royal family. In an interview with the Dorset Herald this week, Henry Hampshire, 34, admitted using his stunning resemblance to the Duke of Sussex to sexually gratify himself and dupe credulous women into having sex with him. Surprisingly enough, Hampshire claims he has had even more success with the ladies since Prince Harry has announced his engagement to American actress Meghan Markle and that they are expecting their first…

Gangs still selling drugs to school kids despite their sorrow over Chirstchurch attacks

Amid the public outpouring of profound sadness and goodwill for the Muslim community following the terror attack, the high-visibility presence of patched gang members at cordons and vigils has aroused much curiosity. In the wake of such monstrous evil, is it not a little incongruous for the perpetrators of so much everyday evil to down tools for a touchy-feely time-out? The television news media, in particular, has fawned over their gatherings outside mosques to perform haka, pay their respects and offer protection. But let’s not delude ourselves into thinking that…

All white men being cavity searched at Christchurch Airport

Frantic scenes of passenger congestion at Christchurch Airport may be a taste of things to to come if airport security regulations are extended to regional flights from all airports. All white men are having their anus checked, to make sure they are not bringing in bombs, guns or manifestos. Pete Martin was caught unawares by the long snaking queue which extended from the security screening area back to the entrance doors of the terminal. “It was a bit crazy. This security guard stuck his hand right up my asshole without even…

Trolls on 8chan spam police gun form

The online form for people to hand-in their illegal guns has been shut down for overseas users after a flood of fake submissions from 8chan trolls – but it appears the error is affecting some local networks too. A police spokeswoman said the form was blocked for people based overseas and should work for people here, but three SatireHub staff in two locations were unable to access the form from the company’s network. The form was accessible through the staff’s personal smart phones though. Another police form where people could report information in relation…

Pig brothel dismantled during FBI raid

FBI agents cracked down on unsuspecting party goers at a Missouri pig farm yesterday where more than 40 arrests were made over allegations of bestiality and animal cruelty. Suspected for some time by local authorities of running a pig farm functioning as an underground pig brothel, where clients paid for sexual services with the farm animals, the 67-year old farm owner was arrested with two of his sons and some 30 guests who were present to celebrate his birthday. Caught in full action during the night of the birthday bash, the FBI raid engaged…

Brenton Tarrant ‘most targeted person’ in New Zealand prisons

he accused gunman in the Christchurch terror attack would be “the most targeted person” in prison, an expert says. Brenton Tarrant, 28, has been warned he’s a marked man by gang members, following the horrific attack on Friday at two Christchurch mosques. One gang member said “we’ve got friends inside, too”. He didn’t elaborate but the warning was clear. “Threats should be taken very seriously,” said Canterbury University criminologist Greg Newbold, who has spent time in prison himself earlier in his life. “I would take that very seriously and I…

Questions about policing online hate are much bigger than Facebook and YouTube

n the wake of a hate-fueled mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand, major web platforms have scrambled to take down a 17-minute video of the attack. Sites like YouTube have applied imperfect technical solutions, trying to draw a line between newsworthy and unacceptable uses of the footage. But Facebook, Google, and Twitter aren’t the only places weighing how to handle violent extremism. And traditional moderation doesn’t affect the smaller sites where people are still either promoting the video or praising the shooter. In some ways, these sites pose a tougher problem — and…