Stewart Sowman-Lund

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

Politics
Jun 15, 2021
David Seymour and his caucus

Live updates, June 15: Seymour faces pressure over 'white privilege' at schools story

Top stories from New Zealand, updated throughout the day.

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Politics
May 14, 2021

Live updates, May 14: Ardern named 'world's greatest leader', beating vaccine pioneer

Top stories from New Zealand, updated throughout the day.

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Television
May 14, 2021
Did RuPaul even come to NZ?

Did RuPaul actually come to New Zealand? A Spinoff investigation

A social media conspiracy suggests RuPaul never really came to New Zealand. The Spinoff searches for the truth.

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Politics
May 13, 2021
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May 12, 2021
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May 11, 2021
Politics
May 10, 2021

Live updates, May 10: 500 spaces in MIQ to open for workers, students, refugees

Top stories from New Zealand, updated throughout the day.

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Politics
May 6, 2021
Politics
May 5, 2021
Media
May 5, 2021

How NZ’s new Covid-19 vaccine ad compares with the rest of the world

Theirs may have Elton and Barack, but ours has a cool kid calling Covid 'a bit of an egg'.

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Politics
May 4, 2021
Politics
May 3, 2021

Live updates, May 3: Cook Islands travel bubble to open on May 17

Top stories from New Zealand, updated throughout the day.

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Politics
Apr 30, 2021
Food
Apr 30, 2021

RIP Pods: New Zealand’s top 10 discontinued confectionery, ranked

What snacks will be left to take to the movies?!

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Politics
Apr 29, 2021
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Apr 28, 2021
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Apr 23, 2021
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Apr 22, 2021
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Apr 21, 2021
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Apr 20, 2021
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Apr 19, 2021
Travel
Apr 19, 2021

All your questions about the Australian travel bubble, answered

Everything you need to know about travelling across the ditch.

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Politics
Apr 16, 2021

Live updates, April 16: Fifth day with no new community Covid-19 cases

Top stories from New Zealand, updated throughout the day.

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Politics
Apr 15, 2021

Live updates, April 15: NZ’s vaccine programme to cost $1.5bn, Bloomfield reveals

Top stories from New Zealand, updated throughout the day.

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Politics
Apr 14, 2021

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