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NEW ZEALAND HUMOR

Or is that "humour?" This was posted by a sergeant in Palmerston North, in response to a question posted on the feedback section of a local police website: “I would like to know how it is possible for police officers to continually harass people and get away with it?” Read the sergeant's response here.

FLIGHT SAFETY VIDEO

This was the actual Air New Zealand flight safety video used during the Rugby World Cup. They still use bits of it (the bits featuring Richie McCaw, naturally) in their flight safety videos.

NEW ZEALAND LITERATURE AWARDS

Satirical commentary on how thoroughly rugby in general, and the All Blacks in particular, dominate Kiwi culture. "Patron of the event, Prime Minister John Key, has dismissed claims by some in the arts world that McCaw and Carter lack any literary ability and are undeserving winners.  “Okay, so Richie McCaw may not be Shakespeare, but who can even remember a…

AUSSIES V. KIWIS

Both countries enjoy “taking the piss out of each other,” or, as Kiwis would put it, “giving each other stick.” It’s all good fun, mate.

KIWIS V. AUSSIES II

Flight of the Conchords again, just because I think they're funny. More sibling rivalry.

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