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Media
May 20, 2018

The best of The Spinoff this week

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Television
May 18, 2018

VIDEO: The Spinoff's royal wedding watch, live from England

The royal wedding is tomorrow, and The Spinoff has a correspondent on the ground for all the late-breaking Meghan and Harry news. Let's check in with him.

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Television
May 15, 2018

The most brutal shade thrown by the Dancing with the Stars judges this week (WATCH)

Sometimes the judges on Dancing with the Stars can be just a little bit rough. Need proof? We've rounded up all this week's meanest comments about celebrities moving around the dance floor.

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Society
May 14, 2018

Commute Week: Commute pictures from all around the country*

The Spinoff concludes Commute Week by sharing commute images from you, our lovely readers.

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Media
May 13, 2018

The best of The Spinoff this week

Bringing you the best weekly reading from your friendly local website.

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Media
May 12, 2018

Exclusive: The Spinoff wins everything at Voyager Media Awards 2018

As expected, every single award last night was won by the Spinoff, to universal acclaim.

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Television
May 11, 2018

Funny Girls Friday: The Virgin Mary gets an unwelcome gift

With Funny Girls returning to Three tonight at 9.45pm, we bless ye with an exclusive clip from tonight's episode.

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Business is Boring Callaghan
May 9, 2018

‘I miss Paul. He wasn’t afraid’: Remembering Sir Paul Callaghan

Ahead of the premiere of a new documentary on the life and work of Sir Paul Callaghan, a few of his friends and colleagues – including Anne Salmond, Bill Manhire, Nicola Gaston and Shaun Hendy – share their memories of the great man.

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Media
May 6, 2018

The best of The Spinoff this week

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Budget 2018
May 5, 2018

From ambitious to zero budget: an A-Z guide for Budget 2018

With the Grant Robertson's big day just weeks away we've created a helpful (mostly) alphabetic introduction to the mysteries of the annual government Budget.

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Television
May 2, 2018

New to Lightbox in May: Plucky teens, guerrilla armies and Joanna Lumley

British miniseries galore, Joanna Lumley travelogues, plucky teens putting on a musical about 19th Germany – May on Lightbox has got it all. Sam Brooks and Alex Casey run down what's coming to Lightbox this month.

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Television
May 1, 2018

Dancing with the Stars NZ: the essential cut-out-and-keep office sweepstake kit

Light up your bleak office life with our cut-out-and-circulate Dancing with the Stars NZ Sweepstake kit.

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The Bulletin
May 1, 2018

Why you and everyone you know should sign up for The Bulletin

The Spinoff recently launched a free daily digest of the most important news from around New Zealand called The Bulletin, and it's proving to be a big hit. Here’s why you should sign up.

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Media
Apr 29, 2018

The best of The Spinoff this week

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Media
Apr 27, 2018

Pavement provided ‘exemplary environment’, claims magazine editor in new response

In email, Barney McDonald says In Plain Sight investigation misrepresents the magazine, the men at its helm, and amounts to ‘sensationalist click-bait’.

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Media
Apr 24, 2018

AM Show hosts launch yet another blistering attack on AM Show hosts

Breakfast carnage continues on Newshub as Mark Richardson and Duncan Garner tear chunks out of Mark Richardson and Duncan Garner

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Media
Apr 22, 2018

The best of The Spinoff this week

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Media
Apr 20, 2018

In TV outburst, Mark Richardson announces he is sick of Mark Richardson

Yet another blistering AM Show attack as cricketer-turned-broadcaster condemns cricketer-turned-broadcaster

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Society
Apr 20, 2018

In pictures: Jacinda Ardern travels Europe’s halls of power

The NZ prime minister meets the political giants of Europe: in photos, and thought analysis.

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Media
Apr 18, 2018

Duncan Garner launches blistering attack on Duncan Garner

The AM Show host has unleashed a merciless broadside over remarks by AM Show host.

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Business
Apr 17, 2018

Great news: NZ’s biggest company to stop exploiting NZ’s smallest companies

After ruthlessly exploiting their monopoly power by imposing payment terms of up to 90 days on thousands of small suppliers, dairy giant Fonterra has bowed to morality with a new invoicing policy.

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Politics
Apr 16, 2018

Live blog: Barry Soper in human rights row after being BANNED from US stopover

Stay tuned for updates as top Kiwi broadcaster lashes back at Donald Trump.

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Media
Apr 15, 2018

The best of The Spinoff this week

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Gaming
Apr 13, 2018

Spinoff Investigation: What the hell is Rampage, exactly?

Rampage hits cinemas this week, and you might be surprised to learn it's based on a popular video game. Gaming novice Alex Casey saw the film without playing the game, gaming expert Sam Brooks played the game and refuses to see the movie.

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Society
Apr 11, 2018

In pictures: the trampolines and pets of Auckland after the storm

We asked, you delivered: shocking photos of the destruction wrecked upon the cats, dogs and trampolines of Auckland overnight. 

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Media
Apr 9, 2018

Irrefutable proof Taika Waititi is wrong and NZ is not racist as fuck

Waititi has raised hackles by diagnosing racism in NZ. But good news! Turns out he's totally incorrect, and all you need to do is scroll down the pages to find out.

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