Last chance for best quote vote

  • 16/12/2015
"The French love the coq." - ACT Leader David Seymour (File)
"The French love the coq." - ACT Leader David Seymour (File)

The quirky, the offensive, the controversial and the humble - time is almost up to vote in Massey University's Quote of The Year.

Each year judges shortlist about 10 public-nominated quotes for people to vote on an overall winner, which closes for this year on Wednesday at noon.

Whale Oil blogger Cameron Slater took out top spot in 2014 with: "I play politics like Fijians play rugby. My role is smashing your face into the ground."

This year's shortlist has attracted a backlash after no women were selected in the final 10 choices.

Commenters took to the university's Facebook page to express their disappointment, with one saying "a great shame Massey thinks only men say anything worthy of note". Finalists: