Sky’s bold new strategic plan reveals ambitions to offer unbundled content, online only access and an Apple TV-style box – all while keeping its pricey satellite service.
Today we launch Tax Heroes, a project created in partnership with the IRD which aims to ‘invert the rich list’, and instead focus on the entities that contribute the most to New Zealand.
A diorama of Auckland dating to the 1930s was lost for decades, and shows in stunning detail the central city with light rail right through it, and before huge chunks of it were demolished.
A furious Mike Hosking has written a column decrying the construction of 33 new apartments with not a single carpark between them. Duncan Greive responds.
Welcome to the Cheat Sheet, a clickable, shareable, bite-sized FAQ on the news of the moment. Today we explain what Sky has done to its prices – and why they’ve done it.
Redactions which disappeared due to a technical glitch point to a standoff which pits NZ on Air and the big private media companies against RNZ. The stakes? A huge funding boost which could shape the future of media in NZ.
NZME and Stuff are working together wherever they can, regardless of what the watchdog and high court have to say about it.
The Spinoff introduces a rightly fearful nation to the Mike Hosking impersonator replacing Mike Hosking as the host of Seven Sharp.
An interview with Dave Gibson, collecting his thoughts on the state of the industry, #metoo and the state of the public arts sector.
The contrivances of the first generation of reality shows are being overtaken by higher stakes games, writes Duncan Greive.
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.
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.