Matthew McAuley

Matthew McAuley is the partnerships manager for The Spinoff. You can reach him on matthew@thespinoff.co.nz

Music
Sep 14, 2019

'It was insane, but I had to do it': Miss June on mixing music and medicine

Miss June’s Bad Luck Party was recorded literally between hospital shifts.

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Music
Aug 30, 2019

Find your way: How to do The Others Way festival, whatever your musical taste

A shitload of acts, a shitload of stages, and the potential for a shitload of fun: how to attend The Others Way.

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New Zealand Music
Aug 29, 2019

Coming for the world, ready or not: Church & AP get set for take-off

The “Ready or Not” hitmakers talk ambition, competition, and how things change when you accidentally become the most buzzed-about young rap group in the country.

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Music
Jul 13, 2019

‘It was a bit nuts, mindblowing’: Benee on touring the world and stuffing up

NZ's next-big-thing on following up the hit 'Soaked', collaboration, and exactly how you go about building a ‘Beneevision’.

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Music
Jun 28, 2019

Interview: Lontalius on coming back home to find his sound

Lontalius’ new single ‘Make My Dreams Come True’ is out today. To commemorate its arrival, Matthew McAuley spoke to Eddie Johnston about music, life, and the transient nature of fandom.

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Television
May 13, 2016

Marae Kai Masters is the palate cleanser that cooking television needs

Absent the big budgets and bigger meltdowns of its major network cousins, Matthew McAuley reckons Aotearoa’s most low-key cooking competition might just be its best.

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Television
Mar 15, 2016

Everyone’s a donkey – A ‘Kitchen Nightmares’ YouTube compendium

Avowed YouTube procrastinator Matthew McAuley presents a selection of his favourite Gordon Ramsay clips – a kitchen nightmare for every mood.

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Television
Sep 11, 2015

Television: Friday Night Lessons – Five Teachable Moments from Friday Night Lights

With the NFL season kicking off today in the USA, Matthew McAuley runs through the life lessons of much-missed high school drama Friday Night Lights.

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