Every week Chartlander travels back through time, landing in a different year on the official New Zealand singles chart in the hopes of (re)discovering forgotten Top 40 gold. Today we continue our tour of classic general elections in 1990.
New Zealand's search for a bona fide celebrity builder to carry the torch lit by Cocksy may finally be over with the arrival of TVNZ 1's no nonsense new home reno show.
Every week Chartlander travels back through time, landing in a different year on the official New Zealand singles chart in the hopes of (re)discovering forgotten Top 40 gold. Today we continue our tour of significant election moments.
Every week Chartlander travels back through time, landing in a different year on the official New Zealand singles chart in the hopes of (re)discovering forgotten Top 40 gold. Today we go back to the last time the Labour Party came into power.
Is is possible to sense a rugby player's future from their name and name alone? Watch these players closely this Mitre 10 Cup season to find out.
Each week Chartlander travels back through time to land in a different year on the official New Zealand singles chart in the hopes of (re)discovering forgotten Top 40 gold. Today we go back 26 years to this day in 1991.
The Revolution’s Lisa Coleman – also known as one half of Wendy & Lisa – tells Calum Henderson about getting the band back together and how they feel about the recent Purple Rain reissue.
As music director for this year’s Silver Scroll Awards, Shayne Carter’s job is to design the reinterpretation of the five finalists for the best New Zealand songwriting. He spoke to Calum Henderson about the skill of covering a song, writing his book, and not really liking awards shows.
From Beavis and Butt-Head to Drew and Shannon, TeleTrader to the Champagne Lady, Calum Henderson looks back on twenty years of New Zealand’s fourth TV channel.
“I want to die.” is Piers Morgan’s masterpiece. It will be his legacy. But for most of us the origins of the tweet have been a mystery lost to the ravages of time... until now.
Regardless of whether she is good or bad, there's no denying that Julie Christie made a tonne of iconic New Zealand reality television. Calum Henderson breaks down her top five efforts.
The new logo adorning the Blackcaps' shirts belongs to an Indian dairy giant with a long-running advertising campaign based around spectacular puns.
There's a perfect playlist out there for every scenario. Chances are the Spinoff staff picks won't be them but we gave it a go anyway. Today: Calum Henderson details his very specific playlist for a rain delay at the cricket.
The unmistakable voice of Neighbours at War, Bill Kerton tells Calum Henderson about making his new show Gutsful and how he cut his TV teeth directing Havoc and Newsboy at the height of their infamy.
Before there was Survivor, there was New Zealand’s own reality juggernaut Treasure Island. Calum Henderson revisits the first episode of 2001’s Celebrity Treasure Island and finds out what the contestants are doing with themselves now.
Calum Henderson talks to Yuko Inaba, the rugby-loving artist behind the delightful internet presence Nadegata Penguin.
Calum Henderson watches TVNZ DUKE's new fishing show Screaming Reels, Leigh Hart's latest comedy venture to rival Outdoors With Geoff.
Calum Henderson watches TVNZ's Darryl: An Outward Bound Story, a warm Kiwi comedy about how one moustachioed man goes bush to find himself.
Bill English made pizza for tea last night, igniting widespread internet debate over the leader of the nation's culinary abilities. We asked one of the world’s best pizza chefs for his thoughts.
In celebration of Rent Week, Calum Henderson watches the hilariously bleak docu-series Renters and finds Kiwi comedy gold.