A combination of bad demographics, financial pressure and a decade's old bill coming due make the new NZ Rugby CEO’s job infinitely harder than that of the next All Blacks coach.
MediaWorks’ owners have called time after years of losses from its TV division. Sources say the company will announce it is for sale – if no buyers emerge, it will close within months.
Even bigger than the Rugby World Cup, Spark’s acquisition of six years of local cricket signals the end of a sporting era – and that the telco giant is deadly serious about sports.
Uber became one of the biggest companies in the world in a few short years. Mike Isaac’s extraordinary Super Pumped shows the world just what it sacrificed for cheap rides.
Facing streaming giants with multi-billion dollar budgets, the state broadcaster has announced it expects a big 2020 loss. Duncan Greive goes to find out why TVNZ CEO Kevin Kenrick is still smiling.
A shocking Herald story about the past actions of one of its grooms have forced an unprecedented move from MediaWorks.
For years, New Zealand has bemoaned the gap between much of our television drama and the cutting edge out in the world. That gap might finally be closing.
As a format it predates almost all reality TV, and that’s precisely why it works in 2019, writes Duncan Greive.
The lanky sidekick from Jono and Ben journeys around New Zealand trying to solve small town problems. Does he succeed?
Stranger Things owns all the oxygen for period-piece teen TV, but Ireland’s impossibly charming Derry Girls deserves as much acclaim, writes Duncan Greive.
Commissioners are among the most powerful and coveted roles in television. Suddenly, after years of little movement, there are five vacancies.
The state-owned broadcaster has quietly announced it sees no prospect of returning a profit in the 'foreseeable future'
Kris Faafoi sits down with The Spinoff's managing editor to discuss all that bedevils a rowdy sector with big problems and high expectations.