ASSIGNMENT:

Are Kiwi women a bunch of 'lardos'?

Last updated 08:15 03/04/2014
Rachel Smalley
Fairfax NZ
RACHEL SMALLEY: 'I deeply regret the comments. They were offensive.'

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Newstalk ZB host Rachel Smalley created a social media storm when she made comments about New Zealand women being "lardos" and "heifers".

The broadcaster left her microphone on after an item about the morning after pill and how it may be ineffective on women who weigh more than 72kg.

Smalley has since made a tearful apology.

We want to hear your thoughts on the weight of New Zealand's women. Are we a nation of 'lardos' or were Smalley's comments simply misguided?

How do you feel about your weight? Are you a "lardo and proud"? If so, send in a photo of yourself and why you love your body.

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