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Meet the guys in LA obsessed with The Real Housewives of Auckland

Dom Corry meets Ben Mandelker and Ronnie Karam, two brave podcast hosts who make a living talking about Bravo, and asks them why they can't get enough of Gilda, Angela, Julia and the gang.

Summer reissue: Real Housewives and the real racism New Zealand prefers to pretend doesn’t exist

A Black woman living in New Zealand talks about this year's infamous episode of Real Housewives, and why it’s indicative of a broader racist culture in New Zealand we still refuse to acknowledge.

The Real Housewives of Auckland Power Rankings: It all goes down in a fiery ball from hell

It's the grand finale of The Real Housewives of Auckland this week, and the women aren't going out without a fight, a cheeky chicken and an ancient candelabra.

The Real Housewives of Auckland Power Rankings – The Champagne Lady does a twerk

Anne twerks, Angela hires male strippers and Colin Mathura-Jeffree shows up: just another week on The Real Housewives of Auckland. ≠≠–

The Real Housewives of Auckland Power Rankings – A little marshmallow named Angie?

Angela is an actual human? Anne likes drawing naked men? Rohan isn't the little gent we thought he was? It's backwards week on The Real Housewives of Auckland.

The Real Housewives of Auckland Power Rankings – A bottle of space whisky and some very bad radio

Alex Casey power ranks week seven on The Real Housewives of Auckland, including some dead clay birds, a bottle of other-worldly whisky and a terrible take from The Edge.

Real Housewives and the real racism New Zealand prefers to pretend doesn’t exist

A Black woman living in New Zealand talks about this week’s episode of Real Housewives, and why it’s indicative of a broader racist culture in New Zealand we still refuse to acknowledge.

Chart of the week: real housewives and ‘real’ work

Working hard or hardly working? A look at who isn't participating in the labour force, and why.

‘She doesn’t want to own what came out of her mouth’: Michelle Blanchard on the Real Housewives racism scandal

This morning, an hour after news of a Real Housewives racism scandal broke, Duncan Greive spoke with Michelle Blanchard on the phone from the US about the episode.

The story behind the racist explosion on next week’s Real Housewives of Auckland

The Spinoff was granted an exclusive preview of next week’s episode of The Real Housewives of Auckland on Friday. Here Duncan Greive discusses the shocking moment, and the fallout within and without of the episode.

Making money the old-fashioned way: What the Real Housewives says about wealth in NZ

New Zealand's greatest reality show doesn't only offer a window into the lives of the rich and shameless, says Max Rashbrooke. It's also a perfect distillation of how the country's wealth is increasingly being concentrated at the top.

The Real Housewives of Auckland Power Rankings – The Champagne Lady gets a spray tan and says a bad thing

This week the housewives made their way to Port Douglas for spray tans, room fights and a very confused game of never have I ever.

Please, tell me more about how you hate The Real Housewives

Columnist Martin Van Beynen got very angry about The Real Housewives of Auckland last week. Alex Casey tries to figure out why.

The Real Housewives of Auckland Power Rankings, Episode Four – One cock ring to rule them all

Between Real Housewives and The Waitangi Dildo, 2016 is shaping up to be the strongest year for sex toys in New Zealand history.

The Real Housewives of Auckland Power Rankings, Episode Three – An interview with a vampire

This is Auckland, where new money meets old. Alex Casey is going to try and laugh at The Real Housewives of Auckland through her weekly power rankings – because if we can’t laugh …

Real Housewives of Auckland Power Rankings, Episode Two – Never bring an AK-47 to a dinner party

Alex Casey power ranks The Real Housewives of Auckland for episode two, including Gilda's ammunition and a Darth Vader cameo.

Real Housewives of Auckland is brilliant and utterly appalling

The timing of a show about the wilful extravagance of the ultra-rich could not be worse. But the show couldn't be better, says Duncan Greive.

The Real Housewives of Auckland Power Rankings, Episode One

This is Auckland, where new money meets old. Alex Casey is going to try and laugh at The Real Housewives of Auckland through her weekly power rankings – because if we can’t laugh then all we have is the void.

Less Rodeo Drive, more Trade Me? Predictions for the Real Housewives of Auckland

Will The Real Housewives of Auckland meet the glitzy standards of the international franchise? Angella Dravid creates a handy infographic to help us manage our expectations.

The Real Housewives of Auckland are coming… and so is our 100% unofficial podcast

With a premiere date set for The Real Housewives of Auckland, we have an announcement of our own...

Hold on, is The Real Housewives of Auckland actually going to be good?

Jane Yee watches the glittering official promo for The Real Housewives of Auckland, and isn't even a little bit disappointed. If there’s one thing New Zealand TV does well, it’s turning the …

Wine for breakfast: A real housewife spends a day living like The Real Housewives

Bravo launched in New Zealand this week, bringing with it about 300 iterations of the Real Housewives franchise. Tara Ward, a real housewife herself, decided to see how their daily lives compare. With wine.

Real Housewives, True Detectives, and the Purgatory in Between

The rise of reality TV and the post-HBO drama is slowly killing the soap. Rosabel Tan is in mourning. // “I like everything about the dead... ‘cause they’re so quiet... Think about it, …

The Real Podcast of Housewives, Episode Ten: every single cat is thrown amongst the pigeons

In this week’s final episode of #realpod, Jane, Duncan and Alex discuss cats, pigeons, and what's next in a life without Real Housewives.

The Real Podcast of Housewives, Episode Nine – Twerking, strippers and wang dang doodles

In this week’s episode of #realpod, Jane, Duncan and Alex discuss adult dancing, Being Real and what to do when life gives you lemons.

The Real Podcast of Housewives, Episode Eight: The gang ring the Angela Stone hotline

In this week's episode of #realpod, Jane, Duncan and Alex discuss life drawing, Rescue Remedy pastilles during birth and Angie Stone the marshmallow woman.

The Real Podcast of Housewives, Episode Seven: What does chakra oil do anyway?

In this week's episode of #realpod, Jane, Duncan and Alex discuss the return to normalcy for The Housewives, the Parnell pussies and Norrie's debut.

The Real Podcast of Housewives, Episode Six – the ‘yes she really said that’ edition

In a special extended episode of our Real Housewives of Auckland podcast, Jane, Duncan and Alex discuss the fallout from Julia's racist slur, both within the show and in the wider world.

The Real Podcast of Housewives, Episode Five – Holy Moses we got a sponsor!

In the fifth episode of our Real Housewives of Auckland podcast, Jane, Duncan and Alex throw on their ponchos and pop some bottles to discuss New Zealand’s greatest reality show.