Australia-Day-Pavlova Photo Contributed
Australia-Day-Pavlova Photo Contributed Contributed

Oi! Get your mits off our pavlova!

STOP stealing my pavlova.

I can tolerate the daily fish and chips comments and stifled giggles as I try to pronounce six and deck.

My recent migration across the ditch has more benefits than pitfalls, but watching Australians lay claim to my national pudding is where I draw the line.

They say love thy neighbour, and I am extremely grateful for the Coast's hospitality. Despite similarities in the flag, we're not the eighth state.

I was born down the road from Phar Lap, in the region of the mighty Crusaders.

Then on Thursday I listened to Channel 7 commentators attempt to lay claim to 16-year-old Nico Porteus' Winter Olympic win and I realised that sometimes it takes both countries to shape the greatest.

I love my neighbours and I feel extremely privileged to be here, but like the All Blacks I will defend my country like no tomorrow.

Our rivalry could be best compared with siblings.

But this time you have taken it too far Australia and I want my pavlova back.


Nut time on the train from Casino

Nut time on the train from Casino

A railway journey to remember

My journey into pleasure and pain

My journey into pleasure and pain

S&M was taking up prime retail frontage.

All roads lead to the 2019 Lantern Parade

All roads lead to the 2019 Lantern Parade

See what's on and where to go tomorrow night.