"A few years ago I secretly built a shredder into a painting in case it was ever put up for auction," Banksy wrote on Instagram this morning.
"I grew up in a Samoan family and we were always taught to be a certain way, and of course growing up in New Zealand, which I guess is a very masculine society."
New Zealand's most prolific public artist is well known for his utility box art and his homages to departed musical icons like Prince, Bowie and Petty. Now he's added another to the list.
"Bridges would have realised that at some point he was going to have to confront Ross. To delay that day of reckoning was to damage both himself and the party," writes our columnist.