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Society
Mar 19, 2019

'We will give him nothing, not even his name': Jacinda Ardern's response in 12 quotes

The NZ prime minister in her own words.

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Society
Mar 19, 2019

Take care of yourself too: some expert advice on feeling a little less terrible

If you're feeling down in the wake of the horrific events of Friday, you're not alone. Here are some simple ways to lift your spirits and look after yourself. 

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Society
Mar 19, 2019

Hear their words: Muslim voices on the Christchurch attacks

We highlight some of the best recent writing and most powerful messages from our Muslim community in response to the Christchurch attacks.

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Society
Mar 18, 2019

In photos: Tributes to the Christchurch victims from NZ and around the world

In the wake of the Christchurch terrorist attacks, there's been an outpouring of support from all over New Zealand and around the world. Here, a selection of the best images. 

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Media
Mar 17, 2019

The best of The Spinoff this week

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News
Mar 16, 2019

Christchurch terror attack: How to support NZ’s Muslim communities

Here are some things you can do to help or find support in the wake of Friday's Islamophobic attack.

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News
Mar 15, 2019

The darkest day: at least 49 dead in terrorist attack on NZ Muslim community

Man in custody following racially motivated shooting in Christchurch. NZ targeted 'because we represent diversity', says Jacinda Ardern

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Society
Mar 15, 2019

School Strike 4 Climate: rolling updates as student protests kick off in NZ

A global day of action from young people is under way in New Zealand.

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Media
Mar 14, 2019

Why did Facebook go down? Here are our theories

The theories other media outlets are too afraid to touch.

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Media
Mar 10, 2019

The best of The Spinoff this week

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Politics
Mar 9, 2019

All the reasons students wag school that aren’t climate activism

In the lead up to the student-led climate strikes, the Spinoff asked its readers for their own reasons for skipping school.

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Society
Mar 6, 2019

New Auckland Art Gallery boss under investigation for alleged workplace harassment

New Zealander Gregory Burke is due to start as Auckland Art Gallery director next month.

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Television
Mar 6, 2019

New to Lightbox in March: It’s Jojo Siwa’s world and we’re all just living in it

The return of television's most authentic mum, a Dance Moms spinoff and some fantastic mister beasts - all these and more are New to Lightbox this month.

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Media
Mar 3, 2019

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Television
Feb 25, 2019

Watch: The Terry Huffer guide to Piha

It's one of New Zealand's most picturesque locations, but what are Piha's best bits? Mark Mitchinson, star of the Lightbox TV series High Road, takes us on a tour of West Auckland's famous beach suburb.

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Media
Feb 24, 2019

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Media
Feb 17, 2019

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Media
Feb 12, 2019

Job! The Spinoff seeks account manager to help us do cool stuff

Ever wanted to work for The Spinoff? Now is the hour.

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Media
Feb 10, 2019

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Ātea
Feb 7, 2019

Two perspectives: Waitangi Day 2019

Two accounts of a day spent at Waitangi on Waitangi Day 2019 – one from tangata whenua and one from tangata tiriti. 

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Television
Feb 7, 2019

Two superfans on why you need to watch A Star is Born

It's nominated for a bunch of Oscars, it's the most memed film of last year, and you can finally watch it from the comfort of your living room via Lightbox now.

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Media
Feb 3, 2019

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Society
Feb 2, 2019

Remembering the most hated Air NZ safety video of them all

This week Air New Zealand announced that they would be pulling their divisive “It’s Kiwi Safety” video. The Spinoff asked Kiwis from all walks of life to pay their respects.

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Media
Jan 27, 2019

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Television
Jan 27, 2019

VIDEO: Meet New Zealand’s biggest Suits fan

He watches it while he's making dinner, while he's in the car, maybe even when he's on 'the bog'. Who is it? It's Adrian, New Zealand's biggest Suits fan.

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Media
Jan 20, 2019

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