THE POLICE AND PROTESTERS

An Auckland local body councillor was arrested, along with other protesters, and taken into custody last week.

BEGGARS AND BUMS – OUR NATIONAL DISGRACE

Phil Goff warned Auckland is becoming the Wild West, this in respect of gangland shootings and the gangs murdering one another.

HISTORIC HYPERBOLE

Dawn Raid Shame lives on-

The above a Stuff heading re a grossly exaggerated unsurprisingly, RNZ podcast.

THE BHUTAN SOLUTION

Dirt poor Bhutan, renown for the happiness of its less than 800,000 people, vaccinated 93% of eligible adults inside two weeks.

MEDIA HYPERBOLE

Well, well, I thought it was just me but I diplomatically held my silence.