Announcing the debut of 'Business is Boring' a brand new weekly podcast series presented by The Spinoff in association with Callaghan Innovation. Host Simon Pound will speak with innovators and commentators focused on the future of New Zealand, with the interview available as both audio and text.
This week the Commerce Commission is set to rule on the wedding of two companies, brought together in the name of rugby, reckons Paul Brislen.
A police takedown of a drunk and belligerent biker went viral this week. Pro fighter Shane Young breaks down the action ahead of his own fight this evening in Auckland.
‘We are dealing with an utterly abnormal situation’: RNZ’s man in Washington, Simon Marks, on covering Trump
Morning Report listeners will be familiar with the crisp British tones of Simon Marks, messenger of daily astonishment from the White House. We asked him about the strange new world, his modest media empire, and the dangers of normalising President Donald J Trump.
Revolution in pink: Kiwi photographer Robin Hammond on shooting Nat Geo’s remarkable transgender cover
Adrian Hatwell talks to Kiwi photographer Robin Hammond about shooting a nine year old transgender girl for the cover of January's National Geographic.
Marianne Elliott of ActionStation explains why they're launching a People’s Commission into Public Broadcasting and Media.
So farewell then, TV3. New Zealand's third channel is now the 100% numeral-free Three, complete with a new visual identity that attempts the rare feat of being both "vibrant, playful and inspiring" and wholly mathematics themed. Spinoff writers Madeleine Chapman, José Barbosa and Calum Henderson weigh in on the changes.
Max Key has come under very mild fire for photoshopping a shark into an image of himself on holiday. Madeleine Chapman looked into the shark's history and found that it's been in a lot more iconic photos than you'd think.
This media era is characterised as one of disastrous clickbait and diminishing journalistic standards. But Kirsty Johnston and the Herald’s new project Under the Bridge show that passionate, paradigm-shifting investigative journalism is alive and well in New Zealand. Duncan Greive spoke to Johnston about creating journalism that matters.