They’re the two most important shows for TVNZ 2 and Three. And their ratings are changing radically, writes Duncan Greive.
One startup was banned by the government. Another founder was thrown in prison. Yet still they thrive.
Lovepreet Brar was a migrant who scrapped his way from a one year diploma to New Zealand residency, before becoming an international bhangra hip hop star. In between times, he was part of an epic and dangerous fraud.
Ten years after he released one of the most singular New Zealand hip hop albums, PNC sits down with Duncan Greive to talk about its genesis, and why rappers still don’t get their due in this country.
An international gambling industry source has told The Spinoff that World Cup warm-up matches are prime targets for the vast subcontinental fixing machine. Warm-up games in the Cricket World Cup â€¦
Last night at the Voyager Media Awards in Auckland, The Spinoff was named website of the year. Managing editor Duncan Greive is still in shock.
The capital gains tax capitulation is just the latest triumph for the most powerful voting bloc in New Zealand history
After years of hammy performances and ropey writing, The Bad Seed represents a landmark for New Zealand drama. Duncan Greive reviews.
CEO Mark Zuckerberg was silent for weeks following the attacks, yet the world has refused to let this story go. Here is a summary of three extraordinary weeks for Facebook.
The product used to broadcast the murder of 50 innocents is one of Facebook’s least popular and least profitable. What makes it so special that they can’t just hit pause?
Love Island has smashed streaming records all over the world and Three’s purchase of the global rights, along with pricey a local franchise, will complete a radical transformation of the channel.
Does yesterday’s surprise announcement around the tax status of digital giants indicate a willingness to tackle the vast problems they create?