Vintage 1985 Magic Show Happy Meal Box

From the archives, circa 1985.  Featuring the long-lost McDonaldland characters Mayor McCheese and Officer Big Mac, both sorely missed from the modern-day fast food landscape. The same can be said about this dude, current whereabouts unknown :

Did You Require An Invoice?

I’ll have my PA take care of that right away.

MOTAT Stars and Cars

Pictured here at the MOTAT Stars and Cars display alongside a 1954 Chevrolet Deluxe formerly owned by Billy T. James and the iconic yellow Mini used in the classic New Zealand road film Goodbye Pork Pie. Thanks to… Read More

A Visit With Billy T. James

I’ve driven past Taupiri Mountain countless times and thought “one day I’ll go and see Billy T. James”. Billy was the face of New Zealand comedy until his untimely death in 1991.  He could tell jokes and write… Read More

Prominent Auckland Magician Will NOT Be Playing Doctor Who

Amid much hype and speculation, award-winning Auckland magician and entertainer Mick Peck has confirmed today that he will NOT be playing the twelfth incarnation of the iconic time-lord Doctor Who. Widely regarded as one of the biggest roles… Read More

Six Year Old Plays Piano Man – Sing the Song!

An Indictment of Culture in New Zealand?

I rent movies and TV shows through an online DVD company.  As you browse their catalogue there is an icon to show the popularity of the various titles available. The demand for Casablanca?  Low. The demand for Look… Read More