The Real Pod

Television
Sep 25, 2020

The Real Pod returns from the crypt for a Twilight special

The Real Pod trio is back in the same room for the first time in over a year for the long-awaited analysis of a cinematic masterpiece.

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Television
Mar 31, 2020

The Real Pod: The final pod for the final rose

Farewell to The Bachelorette NZ, and farewell to The Real Pod.

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Television
Mar 27, 2020

The Real Pod: Our very first lockdown podcast

The Real Pod assembles (virtually) to dissect the penultimate week of The Bachelorette NZ, except this time we are in a national lockdown. 

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Television
Mar 20, 2020

The Real Pod: Escaping into The Bachelorette NZ and Logan’s scary notebook

The Real Pod reassembles to dissect the seventh week of The Bachelorette NZ, with special thanks to Nando’s.

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Television
Mar 13, 2020

The Real Pod: Join us in the gratitude circle of The Bachelorette NZ

The Real Pod reassembles to dissect the sixth week of The Bachelorette NZ, with special thanks to Nando’s. 

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Podcasts
Mar 6, 2020

The Real Pod: The Bachelorette NZ moves to Big Dad’s farm

The Real Pod reassembles to dissect the fifth week of The Bachelorette NZ, with special thanks to Nando’s.

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Television
Feb 27, 2020

The Real Pod: In which we deeply respect the culture of The Bachelorette NZ

The Real Pod reassembles to dissect the cultured fourth week of The Bachelorette NZ with special thanks to Nando’s.

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Television
Feb 14, 2020

The Real Pod: The Bachelorette gets naked, teary and herniated in Argentina

The Real Pod reassembles to dissect the nude and rude third week of The Bachelorette NZ with special thanks to Nando’s.

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Television
Feb 5, 2020

The Real Pod: The Bachelorette NZ lads have found love… with each other

The Real Pod reassembles to dissect the second week of The Bachelorette NZ with special thanks to Nando’s.

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Television
Jan 30, 2020

The Real Pod: In which The Bachelorette NZ blows us all away

The Real Pod reassembles to dissect the first week of The Bachelorette NZ with special thanks to Nando’s.

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Television
Jan 27, 2020

The Real Pod: Art Green dissects episode one of The Bachelorette NZ

In this very special episode of The Real Pod, host Art Green joins us to yarn about The Bachelorette NZ premiere.

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Television
Jan 24, 2020

The Real Pod: New year, new decade, same old pod

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the summer in reality television and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

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Television
Dec 26, 2019

The Real Pod: In which Trev is the icing on the cake

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in reality television and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

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Television
Dec 25, 2019

The Real Pod’s bumper reality TV quiz of the year

Think you know your Lings from your Zings and your Fleischels from your Brettschneiders? Take The Real Pod's reality TV quiz and prove it. 

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Television
Dec 13, 2019

The Real Pod: Colin Mathura-Jeffree tells us the story of the decade

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in reality television and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

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Decade in Review
Dec 11, 2019

10 New Zealand celebrities that defined the decade

Our pop culture superfans at The Real Pod look back at the local celebrities who defined the last decade in Aotearoa.

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Television
Dec 5, 2019

The Real Pod: In which the bread is dead and the top sheets divide us

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in reality television and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

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Television
Nov 29, 2019

The Real Pod: In which we pray to the towering Bake Off pastry nun

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in reality television and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

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Television
Nov 21, 2019

The Real Pod: Terrifying cakes and the worst episode of NZNTM yet

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in reality television and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

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Television
Nov 16, 2019

The Real Pod EXTRA: A chat with the winners of My Restaurant Rules NZ

In this special episode of The Real Pod, brought to you by Nando’s, we chat to the champions of My Restaurant Rules NZ 2019.

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Television
Nov 14, 2019

The Real Pod: But first, let me take a selfie (biscuit)

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in reality television and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

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Television
Nov 9, 2019

The Real Pod: The Great Kiwi Bake Off and the truth about toilet plume

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in reality television and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

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Television
Nov 1, 2019

The Real Pod: In which gods cry for the end of My Restaurant Rules NZ

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in reality television and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

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Television
Oct 25, 2019

The Real Pod: Fantastico food and big media moves

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in reality television and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

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Television
Oct 17, 2019

10 incredible things about the first episode of New Zealand’s Next Top Model

To celebrate 10 years since the start of New Zealand’s Next Top Model, our reality TV podcast The Real Pod is going to recap it week by week.

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Television
Oct 11, 2019

The Real Pod: On MAFSNZ, Drag Race UK and the unhinged glory of My Restaurant Rules

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in reality television and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

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