Vote 2020 x 4

It's no secret I shall be #PartyVoteGreen and likely to be Labour Paul Eagle for my Rongotai electorate. I shall also be Yes for both referenda.Now that's that out of the way you should of course ignore it and do what you feel is right.First of all I would urge you to VOTE! Make sure you're enrolled and your details are up-to-date: that, no really I can wait, off you go, check your details ... Ok, good. This year from Wednesday 2nd September (overseas) / Saturday 5th September (in NZ) to 7pm on Saturday 19th September you get to vote on one or more of the following:The makeup of ParliamentParty voteYour local MPCannabis legalisation and control referendumEnd of Life Choice referendumYou can vote via post, look out for your voting papers later this month, or in person at many voting booths around Aotearoa New Zealand.
That's who (YOU!), when, where, how, and I shall assume you know why. If you don't…

2 things to make you smile this weekend

Africa unites for 'Flood Aid' concert in Somalia
Top notch comedy from the ever wonderful NewsBiscuit - sample:
Following the broadcast of harrowing television pictures of flood victims in England, several African countries have joined together to try and raise awareness of the disaster. People from all over Africa united at a massive outdoor concert in Somalia under the ‘Make flood history’ banner.

read on>> Blog Idol
Ha ha ha ha ... I am so up for this ... but not as MiramarMike or anything like that - see if you can spot me! The blurb:
Do you have what it takes to be’s first Blog Idol?
Do you have an opinion that needs to be heard?

Your quest to become Stuff’s first Blog Idol begins here. It’s simple to enter; all you need to do is write your 1st blog entry of 100 words or less. Pick your topic and start typing.

Impress our judges, including our own Entertainment Editor Chris Schulz and blogger Tommy Ill with your brilliance and you’ll make the Top 10 where you will battle it out to become’s first ever Blog Idol where you will have your own blog on one of New Zealand's leading websites.

Have a cracking weekend - unlikely to be online until laaate Sunday