Someone in MBIE is taking the piss



Steven Joyce will be tickled pink over this product recall ad, issued by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) after toxic paint was imported from China. Slight problem with the so-called water based paint – it contained petrol.

But more importantly, looks like Parliament slipped this Act past the wicket keeper one night without much debate.

Either that or some young copy writer in MBIE has scored a ripper.


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  • Sidey

    Gold! Took me a while to find out what you were on about though, Friday…

    • With that word, it’s OBVIOUSLY an “auto complete” issue.


  • Bob Murphy

    I believe that the act was sponsored by Mallard.

  • Honcho

    Had to re-read that a few times to find the typo, there is just something about warning labels that are just so freaking boring. Definitely doesn’t get me off, recall it.

  • metalnwood

    holy shit, how many times have I orgasmed since that act came in to effect. More importantly, how many times was I supposed to? I hope I am following the law.