It appears that you have missed your chance to participate in the annual Dead Rabbit Throw competition in New Zealand. Animal welfare activists seem to have found it somehow distasteful to have families try to throw dead rabbits the farthest.
The annual “Rabbit Throw” was held in the town of Waiau but was cancelled after a concerted campaign by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA). Organiser Jo Moriarty claims banning the bunny contest is “political correctness gone mad”.
One of the charity’s inspectors, Charles Cadwallader, asked: “Do you throw your dead grandmother around for a joke at her funeral?” Organizers are now looking into Cadwallader’s suggestion. (The idea of synthetic bunnies is not appealing to the rabbit-tossing set).
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