The capital’s cats are cavorting through Wellington properties at a rate of 49 million trespasses a year, according to a new study by anti-cat campaigner Gareth Morgan. Island Bay and the rest of the Southern Ward turned out to be cat central with properties in the southern suburbs recording a “staggering”; average of four visits […]
Katherine Rich’s opinion piece on sugar (Look at lifestyle, not just sugar, Mar 24) is what you’d expect from a lobbyist for Big Food. She’s about as credible as the cigarette lobby was before the public finally silenced it with scorn. Let’s first focus on where Rich is correct. Our dietary ills are not all […]
Last Wednesday night on the Paul Henry Show, a rather prickly issue was raised when reporter Jesse Peach crossed live to Victoria University’s student pub where Students are being invited to take dead rats to the university’s science lab to exchange it for beer tokens*. The full cross can be watched here. Two young ‘conservationists’ revealed […]
The Invercargill City Council has got itself in aright bind over how to handle a local who’s got more than 30 cats. The Council has a by law banning cat owners from owning more than 3 cats. The council’s been powerless to do anything about the cat owner and has even encouraged neighbours to trap […]
Beers are going very cheap at Victoria University’s student pub at the moment. You can get one for the small price of one dead rat. The Hunter Lounge pub in Wellington is allowing students to bring in dead rats in exchange for free beer. Ridding the world of pests, one glass at a time.
Poor old bowel cancer has struggled to grab headlines for many years. Great news then that a screening trial in Waitemata picked up 129 cases of bowel cancer that could have gone undiagnosed. The earlier the bowel cancer is found the easier it is to treat successfully, so these are potentially saved lives. Great stuff! […]
FFA’s acknowledgement of Referee inadequacy
Victoria University’s Science Society has teamed up with Enhancing the Halo. For every dead rat that they catch, they will receive a beer voucher.
The Wellington Phoenix could be playing at a new boutique stadium in Petone in less than three years, if unveiled plans go ahead. The 12,000-seat Petone Arena is a joint project by Phoenix owners Welnix and Hutt City Council’s Community Facilities Trust. The stadium is estimated to cost $48 million – with $25m of that to come […]