A gamer gets his instructions from a non-gamer. What follows is a journey into futility.
There's no better time to book a holiday to 10,000 BC. We explain why you should get in now before the tourist hordes arrive.
Welcome to TV Mum, a weekly podcast starring Brendon Green and his Mum, Dianne. Every week Brendon will try and get Dianne to remember the details of a TV show â€¦
The bus drivers are striking in Auckland. But what does it mean to sit behind the wheel and drive Auckland to work? José Barbosa investigates
Brendon Green is very enthusiastic about Mr Robot, the critically acclaimed drama about hackers and cyber security. His mission: convince a very technologically illiterate Dianne to watch a show about computers. Can Brendon do it?
Mediaworks has released a 360 degree video tour of the Newshub studio. We took it, had a poke around and can now expose the disturbing truths behind the gleaming new set.
A new documentary, Hautoa Ma, interviews key filmmakers about the rise of Māori film. José Barbosa speaks to its director Libby Hakaraia.
How did TV news cover the anti-TPP protests? José Barbosa has a real good look and comes away bleeding from the eyes.
Join José Barbosa on a journey of the larynx as he celebrates some of TV's lowest, most gravelly voices. Warning: may rattle windows and loosen bowels.
When TV news is disrupted by unforeseen factors the result can be completely bananas. José Barbosa looks back at New Zealand television's most notable news disasters.
José Barbosa watches Checkpoint's flash new live stream while Duncan Greive listens to John Campbell's return to RNZ on the good old AM radio.
Brave couch warrior José Barbosa journeyed 10 hours across the televisual seas to consume the first season of epic Norse saga Vikings in one sitting, accompanied only by meat soup and mead.
Hacking thriller Mr Robot was undoubtedly one of the most critically-acclaimed TV shows of 2015. Upon its release, José Barbosa tracked down the man who once ran the internet in New Zealand, and asked him to assess its realism.
José Barbosa watches the Grand Final of Homai te Pakipaki, as the karaoke show shuts down for good – the latest in string of endings at Māori Television which are altering the channel's DNA.
2015 has been a year of stunning new local television. José Barbosa still argues that the 1981 finale of A Dog's Show is the greatest piece of TV that has ever aired on our screens.
It's an age old question: what would John Key be like if he lived around the time of the birth of Christ? Today The Spinoff can provide the answer.