New environmental taxes get the thumbs up, but commentators are as divided as ever on the issue of a capital gains tax.
To celebrate Valentine’s Day and the launch of DB Export's new campaign, The Spinoff pays tribute to New Zealand’s most famous love stories.
We asked a bunch of smart people in NZ science and technology to tell us their revelation of 2018, whether in the field of science or otherwise
Some time before the end of the government's first term, the public will be asked to vote on whether or not New Zealand should legalise the personal use of cannabis. But how exactly should that question be phrased? We went to the experts to find out.
Bronwyn Hayward, Jim Salinger, James Renwick and other experts respond to a critical report from the International Panel on Climate Change The IPCC’s latest special report, Global Warming of 1.5C, has â€¦
The former National leader and Hobson’s Pledge advocate has become a fresh lightning rod in the debate around free speech and ‘deplatforming’
We've assembled a list of the most exciting startups and tech companies in New Zealand right now, chosen by some of the tech leaders gathered for Techweek'18.
It's week two on Dancing with the Stars and one star must combust. Sam Brooks and Alex Casey power rank the contestants with varying levels of expertise and insight.
Inspired by the controversy over Facebook's exploitation of users' personal information, four Spinoff staffers downloaded their data. Here's what they found.
Yesterday, Kane Williamson became the first New Zealand batsman to score 18 test centuries. But is he New Zealand's greatest ever batsman?
In the final part of our series exploring adventures around Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, our writers take a trip through Auckland's backyard, and further beyond.
Finding a rental in Wellington isn't only a battle for students and young professionals. Here, single mothers tell their accommodation search stories, and public policy researcher Dr Jess Berentson-Shaw explains why housing insecurity is so damaging for families.