Stewart Sowman-Lund

Stewart is Live Updates Editor for The Spinoff. Reach him on stewart@thespinoff.co.nz

Politics
Sep 22, 2021

Live updates, September 22: Chris Bishop 'dishonest' to claim vaccine deliveries were slowed, says Hipkins

Bringing you the latest on the Covid-19 delta crisis – and more.

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Politics
Aug 16, 2021

Live updates, August 16: 'Gravely concerned' – plans to rescue 53 NZers stuck in Afghanistan

Top stories from New Zealand, updated throughout the day.

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Politics
Aug 11, 2021

Live updates, August 11: 'This is not over' – Hipkins warns of sudden level four shift if delta emerges

Top stories from New Zealand, updated throughout the day.

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Politics
Aug 10, 2021
Politics
Aug 9, 2021
Music
Aug 7, 2021

How pop star club nights took over our music venues

With live touring on hold due to Covid-19, this is the next best thing.

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Politics
Aug 6, 2021
Politics
Aug 5, 2021
Politics
Aug 4, 2021
Society
Aug 3, 2021

Anti-vax group’s ‘free speech’ billboards pulled from RNZ building

Large digital ads targeting the government’s proposed hate speech legislation flanked the entrance to RNZ’s Auckland office.

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Politics
Aug 3, 2021

Live updates, August 3: Kayaker Lisa Carrington wins Olympic gold – twice

Top stories from New Zealand, updated throughout the day.

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Politics
Aug 2, 2021

Live updates, August 2: One-way travel bubbles to open for RSE workers from Pacific

Top stories from New Zealand, updated throughout the day.

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Politics
Jul 30, 2021
Politics
Jul 29, 2021
Politics
Jul 28, 2021

Live updates, July 28: Job listing offers $20 per hour to refresh MIQ booking site

Top stories from New Zealand, updated throughout the day.

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Politics
Jul 27, 2021
Politics
Jul 26, 2021
Politics
Jul 22, 2021

Live updates, July 22: Full travel bubble pause possible as cabinet meets

Top stories from New Zealand, updated throughout the day.

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Politics
Jul 21, 2021
Politics
Jul 20, 2021

Live updates, July 20: South Australia becomes latest state to enter lockdown

Top stories from New Zealand, updated throughout the day.

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Politics
Jul 19, 2021
Politics
Jul 16, 2021

Live updates, July 16: Nurses strike scrapped after progress on pay talks

Top stories from New Zealand, updated throughout the day.

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Politics
Jul 15, 2021
Politics
Jul 14, 2021
Politics
Jul 13, 2021
Politics
Jul 12, 2021

Live updates, July 12: Vaccine to be made mandatory for 1800 more border workers

Top stories from New Zealand, updated throughout the day.

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