The former Greens co-leader opens up on watching politics after leaving parliament, that controversial speech, and her life in art.
In the fourth episode of The Spinoff's webseries Two Sketches, Toby Morris chats with textile artist and former Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei. Toby gives his nan the superhero treatment â€¦
Massey University's Sean Phelan and Leon Salter look at the role media played in of one the biggest controversies of the last election.
In one of her first interviews since she stood down from politics, Metiria Turei talks to Waveney Russ about her new life as an artist studying at the Dunedin School of Art.
The election has thus far been dominated by Metiria Turei's admission of historic benefit fraud, and its impact on both Labour and the Greens. But Dr Lance O'Sullivan argues that the conversation about welfare Turei wanted to start never really happened.
Just over three weeks after making an emotional admission at the Greens conference, Metiria Turei has resigned as her party's co-leader. Young Greens co-convener Meg Williams pays tribute.
The Green co-leader today ruled herself out of a future cabinet role after admissions about lying to Winz and in her voter registration details. But how bad, really, was the breach of electoral law, asks Andrew Geddis
With less than two months to polling day, Annabelle Lee, executive producer of The Hui, returns to the GBLT pod salon, joining Ben Thomas of Exceltium and Toby Manhire of the Spinoff â€¦
Our answer to the 'Black Hands' podcast is 'Rainbow Hands', in which the Gone By Lunchtime scoff so many M&Ms that their fingers get covered in artificial colouring. Also they discuss politics.
Following the Green co-leader’s admission about misleading Winz, Nicola Gaston recalls her own upbringing on a benefit, and confesses to a fraud of her own.
Yesterday the Green Party announced a major policy platform aimed at parents and children in New Zealand. In her own words, Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei explains the Budget for All Mothers.
The Greens now have a warmer relationship with the NZ First leader, and are ready to work together whatever their disagreements, says co-leader Metiria Turei. She also reveals how close she came to quitting, and what Greens in government would do if Donald Trump were to visit.
As the breakneck pre-election pace continues, the Gone By Lunchtime committee convenes to discuss the big issues such as cabbages. With Ben Thomas marooned in Wellington, Duncan Greive pod-hops to join GBLT's Toby Manhire and Annabelle Lee, but we do take a moment to call and sing him a song.
As the breakneck pre-election pace continues, the Gone By Lunchtime committee convenes to discuss the big issues such as cabbages. With Ben Thomas marooned in Wellington, Duncan Greive pod-hops to join GBLT's â€¦
In the wake of Metiria Turei's resignation as Greens co-leader there has been much discussion about a perceived tension between the emphasis on social justice or environmental issues. Don Rowe tracked down Greens icon Nándor Tánczos to get his thoughts.
Following Metiria Turei's resignation as leader of the Greens, The Spinoff TV writers report back on how our news outlets and commentators reacted to the political bombshell/earthquake/catastrophe.
Pollwatch: Under Jacinda Ardern, Labour has powered back to the future in the new Newshub poll, as an embattled Green party slides. But are National impermeable? And should we be talking about a disaster for NZ First, too? Toby Manhire weighs it all up
The transgressions of Metiria Turei are similar to the transgressions of Bill English and John Key. Or are they? The Herald has fact checked, and Simon Wilson assesses those findings.
The Green co-leader's confessions were snowballing, her position becoming untenable. But ultimately the decision seems to have come down to Jacinda Ardern.
Pollwatch: Andrew Little admits he’s thought about standing down, after the latest from One News and Colmar Brunton shows a leap in support for the Greens. And how about that undecided number ...
For the last fortnight the Green Party has found itself in the unfamiliar position of dominating campaign headlines. Chlöe Swarbrick takes a (brief) pause for breath to reflect on it all in her third candidate diary for the Spinoff.
Jacinda Ardern! Bill English! Metiria Turei! Winston Peters! Those are the names of some people who were in the political news this year. Ben Thomas! Annabelle Lee! Toby Manhire! Those are â€¦
See how many you can identify, then read Toby Morris explain who these people are, why they're there and which was the biggest bitch to draw.
School food programme welcomed with questions about scale, vital tourist infrastructure under pressure, and Transmission Gully won't be tolled.