Off Beat News

Sat 20 Jul 2019

Baby names that are going extinct in 2019

Baby names that are going extinct in 2019

We're reaching a point where 'Andrew' is becoming an uncommon baby name. 2019 is wild.

Why kids across Asia are playing with Jets' footballs

premium_icon Why kids across Asia are playing with Jets' footballs

If you travel to a country in south-east Asia, you might spot some familiar sporting gear. This is how the footies made it there, all the way from Ipswich.

‘More investigation’ needed to confirm Coast yowie sightings

premium_icon ‘More investigation’ needed to confirm Coast yowie sightings

Sceptics and a local MP say further investigation and evidence might be needed into claims made by a family terrified by what they say is a yowie.

Fri 19 Jul 2019

Host’s insane list of bathroom rules

Host’s insane list of bathroom rules

An Airbnb guest has shared a long list of do’s and don’ts for using the bathroom, and it’s sparked a fierce debate.

‘Selfish’ wedding act causes rage

‘Selfish’ wedding act causes rage

The brutal moment a wedding was hijacked has gone viral, with many labelling it “selfish” and describing the behaviour a “di*k move”.

Pavlova stunt sparks ‘diplomatic incident’

Pavlova stunt sparks ‘diplomatic incident’

Like all good things made in New Zealand, we like to claim them as our own. But Jacinda Ardern’s fiance thinks we’ve gone too far, this time.

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