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    Satirical Image of the Day

    The BFD. Photoshopped image credit Boondecker

    Cartoon of the Day by SonovaMin

    All SonovaMin cartoons as seen exclusively on The BFD are available to buy as prints directly from Here is an example of how great they look framed. The BFD. Cartoon credit SonovaMin

    NZ Tsunami Monitoring & Detection System to be Established

    Press release: NZ First Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters and Civil Defence Minister Peeni Henare on Wednesday announced the deployment of a network of DART (Deep-ocean Assessment and Reporting of Tsunami) buoys. “New Zealand and the Pacific region are particularly...

    The Public Sector CEO Rich List: REVEALED

    Taxpayers Union Taxpayers can now browse the specific pay rates, ranked, for public sector chief executives. This year taxpayers will pay $62 million in salaries for the 140 public sector CEOs. The average is paid $443,950, and 53 earn more...

    The Year of Distraction

    [...] why the hell are New Zealanders tolerating Labour and the Greens smoke-signalling when the steps they are taking address products that have less impact on global plastic waste than our contribution to global greenhouse gases?

    Free Speech is NOT Free

    Dr David CuminSpokespersonFree Speech Coalition With the Prime Minister confirming that hate speech legislation will be put forward to Parliament before next year's election, it is easy to feel pessimistic about the fight for free speech rights. But there are glimmers...

    ‘A Small Victory for Common Sense’

    Press release: ACT Party “The Finance and Expenditure Committee’s interim report on the Arms Legislation Bill is a small victory for common sense”, according to ACT Leader David Seymour. “While ACT continues to oppose the bill, the fact that the committee is...

    Face of the Day

    Greta Thunberg has been named Time's 2019 Person of the Year, becoming the youngest ever recipient of the title.

    Thursday Nightcap

    The Trump Effect In Black Communities In this episode of Crossroads we speak with KingFace, community leader and Instagram personality, about his own story of personal change and personal improvement, how President Donald Trump has impacted Black communities, and what it means to care...