Alice Snedden's Bad News

Alice Snedden’s Bad News is an eight part docu-comedy series that wrestles with some of the most confusing and contentious political and social issues confronting Aotearoa.

Television
Jan 17, 2021

Alice Snedden's Bad News: How racist is New Zealand really?

Summer reissue: In the final episode of this season of Bad News, Alice is joined by Billy T award winner Kura Forrester to look at how well we're honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi in 2020.

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Television
Jan 16, 2021

Alice Snedden's Bad News: Shouldn't everybody have the right to vote – even from prison?

Summer reissue: Watch out Kate Sheppard, Alice Snedden's coming for your spot on the $10 note.

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Television
Jan 15, 2021

Alice Snedden's Bad News held a euthanasia debate dinner party

In this episode of Bad News, Alice Snedden is forced to confront her own mortality before hosting a very special dinner party to get to grips with the euthanasia debate.

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Television
Jan 14, 2021

Alice Snedden’s Bad News: Why are we still so scared of breasts?

Summer reissue: Alice Snedden goes on a quest to expose some of the many double standards around nudity.

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Television
Jan 13, 2021

Alice Snedden’s Bad News: How come churches don’t have to pay any tax?

Summer reissue: In the fourth episode of Alice Snedden's Bad News, Alice makes some inquiries upstairs about the charitable status of churches after finding out the makers of Weet-Bix have an exemption from paying tax.

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Television
Jan 12, 2021

Alice Snedden’s Bad News: How do we fix the racial bias in our healthcare system?

Summer reissue: The health system has always been a five-star experience for Alice Snedden, but not all New Zealanders can say the same.

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Television
Jan 11, 2021

Alice Snedden’s Bad News went to a ‘gender critical’ feminist event at parliament, and it didn’t end well

Summer reissue: In the second episode of Alice Snedden's Bad News, Alice travels to Wellington to try and talk with a group of "gender critical" feminists – but things don't go quite as planned.

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Television
Jan 10, 2021

Alice Snedden’s Bad News: Why is sex work still only legal for some?

Summer reissue: The first episode of Alice Snedden's Bad News asked why migrant sex workers aren’t legally allowed to operate in New Zealand.

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Television
Dec 15, 2020

Best of 2020: Alice Snedden’s Bad News – is New Zealand racist?

All this week we're looking back at some of the best videos published on The Spinoff in 2020. Today, Alice Snedden's Bad News asks how well we're honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

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Television
Sep 5, 2020

Alice Snedden’s Bad News: The Omnibus

From the rights of migrant sex workers to the euthanasia debate, the eight new episodes of Alice Snedden's Bad News has wrestled with some of the most confusing and contentious political and social issues confronting Aotearoa in 2020. Catch up on the full season here.

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Society
Sep 4, 2020

Alice Snedden and Kura Forrester have a conversation about racism

"It took this huge thing in America for us over here to be like, 'oh yeah, maybe we should...' – but it's happening all the time. It's not just 'events'."

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Television
Sep 3, 2020

Alice Snedden’s Bad News: How racist is New Zealand really?

In the final episode of this season of Bad News, Alice is joined by Billy T award winner Kura Forrester to look at how well we're honouring Te Tiriti o Waitangi in 2020.

Read on.

Television
Sep 1, 2020

Alice Snedden’s Bad News: Shouldn’t everybody have the right to vote – even from prison?

Watch out Kate Sheppard, Alice Snedden's coming for your spot on the $10 note.

Read on.

Television
Aug 27, 2020

Alice Snedden’s Bad News: I held a dinner party to help decide which way to vote in the euthanasia referendum

In this episode of Bad News, Alice Snedden is forced to confront her own mortality before hosting a very special dinner party to get to grips with the euthanasia debate.

Read on.

Television
Aug 25, 2020

Alice Snedden’s Bad News: Why are we still so scared of breasts?

The latest episode of Bad News follows Alice Snedden on a quest to expose the double standards around nudity.

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Television
Aug 20, 2020

Alice Snedden’s Bad News: How come Sanitarium doesn’t have to pay any tax?

In the fourth episode of Alice Snedden's Bad News, Alice makes some inquiries upstairs about the charitable status of churches after finding out the makers of Weet-Bix have an exemption from paying tax.

Read on.

Television
Aug 18, 2020

Alice Snedden’s Bad News: How do we fix the racial bias in our healthcare system?

The health system has always been a five-star experience for Alice Snedden, but not all New Zealanders can say the same.

Read on.

Television
Aug 13, 2020

Alice Snedden’s Bad News: We went to a ‘gender critical’ feminist event at parliament, and it didn’t end well

In the second episode of Alice Snedden's Bad News, Alice travels to Wellington to try and talk with a group of "gender critical" feminists – but things don't go quite as planned.

Read on.

Television
Aug 11, 2020

Alice Snedden’s Bad News: Why is sex work still only legal for some?

The first episode of the all new Alice Snedden's Bad News asks why migrant sex workers aren’t legally allowed to operate in New Zealand.

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Television
Aug 3, 2020

Good news: Alice Snedden’s Bad News is back for a second season

Announcing eight new episodes coming soon to The Spinoff and RNZ.

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