New Zealand has been living a lie. The Washington Post reveals that the Labour-led government is in fact a facade for the 'far right agenda' of Winston Peters. Duncan Greive details the shocking revelations.
It started with a gross message sent from a councillor to a journalist. And it hasn’t stopped since.
After more than 30 years, Newstalk ZB's pause-loving, conspiracy peddling morning talk host is hanging up the headphones. Duncan Greive tunes in.
Last week Labour announced that all online purchases would – finally – incur GST. Then, almost immediately, they backed the hell away. Duncan Greive explains why they were right first time.
New Zealand has been living a lie. The Washington Post today revealed that Jacinda Ardern's Labour-led government is in fact a facade for the "far right agenda" of Winston Peters. Duncan Greive details the shocking revelations – and the legislative programme of this terrifying coalition.
After five years in which our local TV successes went largely uncelebrated, New Zealand once again has a national television awards.
While TOP only managed 2.5% of the vote in the recent election, Gareth Morgan’s political ambitions are far from over. He’s just dropped $430,000 more into TOP while putting his think tank on long-term hiatus, writes Duncan Greive.
Will Jacinda Ardern and her new cabinet mess with the remote? Duncan Greive inspects the broadcasting policies of Labour, NZ First and the Greens to find out.
Duncan Greive watches Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders, a series following yet another grizzly case that gripped the world in the 90s.
The best era in recent R&B history unites for a concert in downtown Auckland tonight. Duncan Greive reviews the Melbourne version.
Sean Plunket is back in the news thanks to a searingly bad Tweet on the Harvey Weinstein scandal, which he later claimed was a 'social experiment'. But it's far from his first offence. The Spinoff's editor Duncan Greive details his weird history with Plunket.
The second season of English drama Doctor Foster might be the best thriller on television, despite its everyday subject matter, writes Duncan Greive.
The annihilation of the Māori party shows the grim reality of MMP, and the rationality of the Greens’ refusal to engage with National under any circumstances, writes Duncan Greive.
We present the five most interesting takeaways from analysis of the vast trove of data thrown up by our Policy tool in the lead-up to this election.
Duncan Greive reflects on the shambolic end to The Block 2017, and what the show has revealed to us about our housing market and crisis over that time.
Duncan Greive spends an extraordinary two days with Gareth Morgan – and his comms sidekick Sean Plunket – as he tries to will TOP back into relevance amid the chaos of the 2017 election.
The best interview of the election happened today on Morning Report, when Guyon Espiner made Winston Peters look like his race was already run. Duncan Greive recounts the 10 greatest hits.
This week ‘The Beerhive’ launched, a podcast which sits between beer and politics. Host Shane Cowlishaw explains the pod to Duncan Greive.
Former radio host, current Jono and Ben man and Billy T winning comic Guy Williams has just released a half-hour stand-up special for free on the internet. He spoke with Duncan Greive about a variety of things.
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?