In Melbourne last week the New Zealand prime minister addressed a crowd of Australian residents desperate for a little ordinary humanity in a politician.
The number of 'attachment orders' on benefits has grown dramatically in recent years, locking some of the poorest New Zealanders into ever deeper cycles of debt.
Welcome to Oceania, where the Party's state-mandated groupthink and doublespeak has the populace cowering in fear. Thoughtcriminal Joseph Nunweek smuggled out this dispatch.
If a review of our public housing agency is to be taken seriously, it will need to look beyond just the immediate scandal and seek to understand how its priorities mutated into those of a callous busybody
Last month we reported landlords in Wellington were actively encouraging rental bidding wars. Here a tenancy lawyer outlines a simple legislative change that would make the concept obsolete.
'You’ve seen what’s on his screen – imagine what’s on his mind' warned the voiceover in a 1999 PSA about online paedophiles. The ad's star Joseph Nunweek remembers its filming, and reflects on how our perception of internet safety has changed in the years since.
The State of Victoria has just announced a raft of reforms aimed at strengthening the rights of tenants. NZ-born, Melbourne-based tenancy lawyer Joe Nunweek reviews the changes – and the chances of New Zealand following suit.
Yesterday AM Show host Duncan Garner’s latest column for stuff started in the queue at K-Mart and ended asking about your grandchildren. Joe Nunweek dissects this strange creation.
Of course Breaking Bad continues to be one of the most acclaimed shows of the century, even now with its own prequel in 2015. But what about the fans? Joseph Nunweek reckons that they are the real danger.
Thirty years after the sinking of Greenpeace's Rainbow Warrior, Joseph Nunweek sits down with a bizarre 1993 made-for-TV film about the momentous historical event.
It’s local content, it starts with a well-presented white guy driving around in a fast car. Joe Nunweek asks – did we get the 7pm show we deserved?
With TV3’s drive to find a new 7pm weeknight rating-killer, Joe Nunweek looks back at their mid-90s effort, a venture so amazing and bold that it was discussed in Parliament. If â€¦
An industrial-sized three-night pub quiz full of fans of a cult TV show that’s not even that good any more. Sounds like hell, right? But as Joe Nunweek finds, The â€¦
Joe Nunweek moved to Australia recently, and found their reality television focused on national self-improvement. This is as insane as it sounds – but it's working./ For better or worse, New Zealand’s â€¦