There's something inherently funny about a slow news day in New Zealand. Just last week, David Farrier shared an article on his Twitter from the Greymouth Star, headlined: New laundry opens. That was it; that's the story.

It's something the hosts of new current affairs comedy Have You Been Paying Attention? have been relishing. The quiz show, based on a popular format from Australia, tests five comedians on their knowledge of the week in news – and quizmaster Hayley Sproull, who appeared on the Australian show recently, says New Zealand's definition of current events gives our version its own strong

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