Are there any halfway-intelligent, non-conforming TV or even radio stations down there ?
By contrast New Zealand media and populace seem to be generally more enlightened. Do Kiwis watch a lot of Australian TV as gullibly, keenly and cluelessly as most heat-frazzled Aussies seem to(including, sadly, my ex-Brit. extreme right/wrong brother) ?
Must be partly something to do with the contrasting cold NZ v hot OZ climates. And NZ's rich, spectacular hugely diverse green-to-glacial landscapes.
Makes you wonder - not for the first time - how on Earth Australia gave us a Julian Assange.