The Spinoff

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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Business
Aug 16, 2020
Collage of Ashley Bloomfield, Chris Hipkins and sign for a Covid testing station

Live updates, August 16: 13 new cases, Winston Peters urges election delay

The latest on New Zealand news and Covid-19 as it returns to the community, updated throughout the day.

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Politics
Aug 15, 2020

Live updates, August 15: Seven new Covid-19 cases in the community

The latest on New Zealand news and Covid-19 as it returns to the community, updated throughout the day.

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Television
Aug 15, 2020

Ranking the top five TV news masks of Lockdown 2.0

Turns out there's more than one way to wear a pair of undies.

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Society
Aug 12, 2020

Covid-19 outbreak: All the latest developments

As the country enters a heightened state of alert here's what you need to know about the situation so far.

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Auckland
Aug 12, 2020

Auckland is going back into Covid level three lockdown. Here’s what that means

A list of questions about Auckland's move to alert level three, answered.

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Politics
Aug 11, 2020

Auckland to go into lockdown at noon Wednesday after Covid-19 community transmission confirmed

After 101 days without any reported community transmission in New Zealand, four cases on one family have been reported.

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Television
Aug 1, 2020

What’s new to Netflix NZ, Neon and every other streaming service in August

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

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Society
Jul 30, 2020

Meet the school students leading New Zealand’s climate strikes

New short film Rise profiles some of the country's youngest protest organisers as they take to the streets to lead one of the generation's biggest protest marches.

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Society
Jul 22, 2020

Between a rock and a hard place: New Zealanders in Hong Kong on an uncertain future

The Spinoff spoke to four people living in Hong Kong during a time of historic upheaval.

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Politics
Jul 14, 2020

Judith Collins is the new leader of the National Party, Gerry Brownlee is deputy – live updates, July 14

The latest on the Covid-19 crisis and other major news lines in New Zealand and around the world, updated throughout the day.

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Politics
Jul 13, 2020

Live updates, July 13: SFO investigating Labour donations; 30 deportees returning this week

The latest on the Covid-19 crisis and other major news lines in New Zealand and around the world, updated throughout the day.

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Politics
Jul 12, 2020

Live updates, July 10-12: Nikki Kaye on National’s week from hell; new facility to house arriving deportees

The latest on the Covid-19 crisis and other major news lines in New Zealand and around the world, updated throughout the day.

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Media
Jul 10, 2020

The Spinoff is hiring a video and podcast content manager

We're looking for someone to fill an exciting new role based in our Auckland office. 

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Politics
Jul 9, 2020

Live updates, July 9: ‘Permanent police presence’ at facilities; Hong Kong relationship under review

The latest on the Covid-19 crisis and other major news lines in New Zealand and around the world, updated throughout the day.

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Politics
Jul 8, 2020

Live updates, July 8: Man with Covid-19 absconded from hotel isolation; helicopter trust disputes Boag’s story

The latest on the Covid-19 crisis and other major news lines in New Zealand and around the world, updated throughout the day.

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Society
Jul 7, 2020

Live updates, July 7: National MP admits leaking Covid-19 data to media

The latest on the Covid-19 crisis and other major news lines in New Zealand and around the world, updated throughout the day.

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Politics
Jul 6, 2020

Live updates, July 6: Covid privacy breach probe launched; one new case in quarantine

The latest on the Covid-19 crisis and other major news lines in New Zealand and around the world, updated throughout the day.

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Society
Jul 5, 2020

Live updates, July 3-5: Three new cases of Covid-19; Ardern addresses Labour faithful

The latest on the Covid-19 crisis and other major news lines in New Zealand and around the world, updated throughout the day.

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Politics
Jul 2, 2020

Live updates, July 2: Public funding for America’s Cup halted; compassionate exemptions set to return

The latest on the Covid-19 crisis and other major news lines in New Zealand and around the world, updated throughout the day.

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Society
Jul 1, 2020

Live updates, July 1: No new Covid-19 cases for second day; PM says stay on guard

The latest on the Covid-19 crisis and other major news lines in New Zealand and around the world, updated throughout the day.

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Television
Jul 1, 2020

What’s new to Netflix NZ, Neon and every other streaming service in July

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

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Society
Jun 30, 2020

Live updates, June 30: Auckland’s use of Waikato River fast-tracked; PM says opening borders too dangerous

The latest on the Covid-19 crisis and other major news lines in New Zealand and around the world, updated throughout the day.

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Society
Jun 29, 2020

Live updates, June 29: Two new cases in managed isolation; $150 million of PPE funding announced

The latest on the Covid-19 crisis and other major news lines in New Zealand and around the world, updated throughout the day.

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Society
Jun 28, 2020

Live updates, June 26-28: Four new cases of Covid-19; royal commission interviews mosque shooter

The latest on the Covid-19 crisis and other major news lines in New Zealand and around the world, updated throughout the day.

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Politics
Jun 25, 2020

Live updates, June 25: New poll brings Labour back down to earth; Three new cases in managed isolation

The latest on the Covid-19 crisis and other major news lines in New Zealand and around the world, updated throughout the day.

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Society
Jun 24, 2020

Live updates, June 24: Clark says responsibility lies with Bloomfield on missed tests; one new case of Covid-19

The latest on the Covid-19 crisis and other major news lines in New Zealand and around the world, updated throughout the day.

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