Bryan Bruce’s documentary Who owns New Zealand now? – which screened on Three last night in primetime – is a deeply problematic sequel to Labour’s ‘Chinese-sounding names’ fiasco of 2015, writes Duncan Greive.
Labour’s non-commercial RNZ+ multi-media network is a brilliant idea – but it makes no sense to keep it and retain public ownership of TVNZ, argues Duncan Greive.
The car park was chockers, but Duncan Grieve battled the Christian hoards to check out New World's new answer to a New York Deli crossed with My Food Bag. But did it deliver the goods?
In the most obscure yet symbolically important debate of recent elections, Ardern attacked English with a pitiless fury. Duncan Greive recaps the massacre.
Last night The Spinoff hosted ‘The Great Debate’ on Facebook Live. We wanted the most entertaining politicians on one stage to cause chaos, and that’s exactly what we got. Duncan Greive recounts the highlights.
Yesterday Steven Joyce claimed there was a giant hole in Labour's books. We asked a lot of economists and accountants whether the claim was correct.
National's newly-announced policy giving police powers to search gang members' houses at any time to check for weapons shows them returning to their base with a vengeance, writes Duncan Greive.
Review: The potentially redundant book adaptation of prime ministerial podcast series ‘The 9th Floor’
Like the podcast, but a book! While that sounds boring and pointless, Duncan Greive controversially argues that it’s actually good.
The New Zealand First leader is paid almost $200,000 a year in public money. Shouldn't he be leading the conscientious objectors rather than claiming superannuation, asks Duncan Greive.
For years now Sky has been the biggest force in New Zealand media, crushing everything in its path. But by ignoring digital it has found itself in a brutal squeeze between rising costs and shrinking revenue – all with thousands of customers poised to flee post-Lions tour. Duncan Greive asks if the end is now inevitable.