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Sideswipe: Sick birthday card
Sideswipe: Sick birthday card

An unusual birthday card, very small small print, Boris the robot and munching out marathon runners.

Sideswipe: Cat in apple?
Sideswipe: Cat in apple?

Grumpy cats, cheeky open home registers, an RSA catastrophy and antique gun collectors in today's Sideswipe…

Sideswipe: Minty fresh Mojito
Sideswipe: Minty fresh Mojito

"I ordered a virgin Mojito," writes Allison. "The barman looked confused. I proceeded to explain the…

Quizzes

Herald daily quiz: September 16 quiz Herald daily quiz: September 16

Current events, geography, history, trivia ... Test…

3pm distractions quiz: September 15 quiz 3pm distractions quiz: September 15

Test your knowledge and sharpen your mid-afternoon…

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Sideswipe: English lesson
Sideswipe: English lesson

A colloquial English lesson on the grounds of a Henderson school.

Sideswipe: What a cock up
Sideswipe: What a cock up

The bronze sculpture of a rooster balancing on the back of a chair has been plucked from the square in the Albany Village…

Sideswipe: Let oldies decide
Sideswipe: Let oldies decide

On the window of the University of Otago's sociology/gender studies department.

Sideswipe: Bike-only lanes?
Sideswipe: Bike-only lanes?

Truck drivers pleased to see a dedicated cycle path open in Auckland (via @Rblundell on Twitter).

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Sideswipe: Inspiration found?
Sideswipe: Inspiration found?

"It looks like Labour's creative agency borrowed its campaign straight from the supermarket bargain…

Sideswipe: Clever naming

German police are pleading for witnesses to a $3.5 million beer heist.

Sideswipe: Remember the kids

"I couldn't quite figure out if it is referring to something specific or perhaps it's just friendly advice," says a reader…

Sideswipe: KFC reality check

A reader's hopes for the yummy burger she'd viewed on TV were dashed on a Sunday afternoon.

Sideswipe: Move those dogs
Sideswipe: Move those dogs

Hobsonville Point wants all dogs to move to West Yorkshire, England, says Deborah Samson.

Sideswipe: Pino-Key-o

Pino-Key-o. Wonder if the defacer was caught on camera doing this billboard? My money's on a drummer.

Sideswipe: Separated at birth

Another look at twins, separated at birth. This time, Kim Dotcom and Sontaran from Dr Who.

Sideswipe: Separated at birth?

Double standards at inorganic collections in Auckland, scary cat stories and political humour.

Sideswipe: Serious gardener

Serious gardeners, how to stop your child from picking it's nose, a witch hunt and a mosquito that swats congregating young…

Sideswipe: Monday 25 August: Monkey exhange
Sideswipe: Monday 25 August: Monkey exhange

Barnet Council took the landlord of a house in Hendon to court after discovering he was renting a room…

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Behind the scenes at Zambesi
video Behind the scenes at Zambesi

We head backstage at NZ Fashion Week for an inside…

Miss America plays 'Happy' on plastic cups
video Miss America plays 'Happy' on plastic cups

Miss New York Kira Kazantsev is crowned the title…

 Microsoft to Buy 'Minecraft' for $2.5B
video Microsoft to Buy 'Minecraft' for $2.5B

Microsoft will acquire the maker of the long-running…

Weather: Unsettled week ahead
video Weather: Unsettled week ahead

Spring is certainly here with a mix of windy, warm…

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