Len Brown is a muppet. Twice in one week though he has produced a truly cringe-worthy display.

At the Pacific Forum, in front of all the Pacific leaders, NGO CEOs and other assorted dignatories Len Brown thought it would be good to break into a rap like the in-famous and equally cringe-worthy one that is all over Youtube.

Then yesterday he carries it on:

Mayor Brown took the stage early in the proceedings.

“The world is in the house. Oh yeah,” Mr Brown yelled.

[shakes head] The man is an embarrassing drop-kick. Could Conor Roberts please take him aside and tell him to drop the?pretense?that he is a cool hipster rap star getting down with the youth. The reality is he looks like a sad, old, git try-hard that only produces a cringe as soon as he opens his gob.