The Spinoff

Politics
Oct 25, 2020

Live updates, October 24-25: Tool frontman had Covid-19 in Auckland; no new cases in the community

All the latest New Zealand news, updated throughout the day.

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Television
Oct 19, 2020

Paddy Gower's really good election night

WATCH: Newshub's national correspondent took things to another level during Three's election results coverage on Saturday night – here's the supercut to prove it.

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Politics
Oct 17, 2020

NZ election night 2020, live updates: All the results, reactions, and analysis

All the news from Election 2020 as the results roll in.

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Politics
Oct 17, 2020

Election Live, October 17: Dogs, dogs and more dogs at polling booths

It's election day, and we're bringing you nothing but dogs at polling booths until 7pm.

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Television
Oct 15, 2020

The epic Spinoff election night drinking game 2020

From 7pm Saturday, the election results will ooze from the pores of democracy. Toast the franchise with our exclusive election night drinking game.

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Politics
Oct 15, 2020

The popcorn seats: 21 electorates we’ll be glued to on Saturday night

The marginals, the bellwethers and the other places we'll be gawking at come the close of polling in election 2020. By Alex Braae and Toby Manhire.

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Electoral Commission
Oct 12, 2020

Our votes do count

Ahead of the election, The Spinoff spoke to marginalised communities about the barriers they face to voting, and why it is so important they make sure their voices are heard.

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Politics
Oct 8, 2020

Election Live, October 8: Labour on 47%, National stuck in low 30s in latest poll

The latest on election 2020 and other New Zealand news, updated throughout the day.

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Science
Oct 2, 2020

100 Year Forecast: What can we do about climate change?

Watch all five episodes of 100 Year Forecast and see the special interactive website now.

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Television
Oct 1, 2020

What’s new to Netflix NZ, Neon and other streaming services in October

What are you going to be watching in October? The Spinoff rounds up everything that’s coming to streaming services this month.

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Science
Oct 1, 2020

100 Year Forecast: What will climate change mean for our animals?

Watch all five episodes of 100 Year Forecast and see the special interactive website now.

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Science
Sep 30, 2020

100 Year Forecast: Where will New Zealand be most at risk from flooding?

Watch all five episodes of 100 Year Forecast and see the special interactive website now.

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Conversations That Count
Sep 30, 2020

Misinformation isn’t new, so how can we control it?

Conversations that Count – Ngā Kōrero Whai Take takes a deep-dive into the complicated world of online misinformation and disinformation.

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Science
Sep 29, 2020

100 Year Forecast: Where will New Zealand get wetter and drier?

Watch all five episodes of 100 Year Forecast and see the special interactive website now.

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Science
Sep 28, 2020

100 Year Forecast: How do we know the climate is changing?

Watch all five episodes of 100 Year Forecast and see the special interactive website now.

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Society
Sep 23, 2020

Announcing 100 Year Forecast, a new interactive climate series

How will Aotearoa change over the next century if we don't take climate action now? Watch all five episodes and read the special interactive feature on The Spinoff from Monday.

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Politics
Sep 22, 2020

Election 2020: Leader debate bingo (or drinking game if you like)

The first leader debate begins at 7pm on TVNZ 1. Ready your pencils.

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Media
Sep 22, 2020

An important notice for The Spinoff Members

We recently built our own members platform so that readers can donate to and support our journalism in a more direct way. If you're a Spinoff Member, here's how it affects you.

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Politics
Sep 13, 2020

Election Live, September 13: Covid-19 case attended North Shore gym class; worker at Jet Park tests positive

The latest on election 2020 and other New Zealand news, updated throughout the day.

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Media
Sep 4, 2020

The bumper Toby Morris & Siouxsie Wiles Covid-19 box set

All the illustrations and animations in one place.

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Conversations That Count
Sep 2, 2020

Taking a deeper look at the cannabis question

Podcast series Conversations that Count – Ngā Kōrero Whai Take digs into into the pros, cons and sticking points of the looming referendum.

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Television
Sep 1, 2020

What’s new to Netflix NZ, Neon and other streaming services in September

What are you going to be watching in September? The Spinoff rounds up everything that’s coming to streaming services this month.

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Television
Aug 30, 2020

10 great TV shows you probably missed this year

Been too busy going outside to watch TV? We get it. Here's the best of what you've missed.

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Society
Aug 27, 2020

‘No minimum term would be sufficient to denounce your crimes’: What the judge said in Christchurch

Justice Mander has in the Christchurch High Court delivered a sentence without precedent in NZ. In extraordinary remarks to the court he paid tribute to the victims at length, and explained his decision.

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Media
Aug 20, 2020

We’re hiring: The Spinoff seeks social media specialist

If you love The Spinoff and have a vision for how it should appear on Instagram and TikTok, we want to hear from you.

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