Time traveller looks for spare parts in NZ Herald classifieds - UPDATED

  • PopPress
  • April 9, 2013
  • Sim Ahmed
Time traveller looks for spare parts in NZ Herald classifieds - UPDATED

A time traveller stranded in New Zealand seeks help in the NZ Herald's classifieds section to go back in time and warn younger self. Obviously he or she will need to wait until the Tiwai Smelter shuts down in order to secure the 1.21 gigawatts of electricity needed for time travel.

This ad reminds us of a similar one in the US, which inspired the movie Safety Not Guaranteed.

Update: It would seem our prediction in the comments from yesterday was correct and it is indeed a part of an ad campaign for Mercury Energy, according to Mercury social media and digital manager Cassie Roma.

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Horse's Mouth: Sarah Williams, Spark

  • Horse's Mouth
  • August 15, 2018
Horse's Mouth: Sarah Williams, Spark

Spark announced this week it has secured the exclusive rights to the English Premier League for three years, starting in August 2019. We spoke to head of brand, communications and experience Sarah Williams in the wake of Spark securing the rights to the Rugby World Cup 2019 coverage back in April.

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