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Media
Jun 19, 2018

Angella and Ra on Jacinda Ardern's baby

The Spinoff TV's Ra Pomare and Angella Dravid discuss the big First Baby news.

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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

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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

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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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Society
Apr 6, 2018

Internal Affairs to investigate charity linked to Albi Whale’s so-called AI, ‘Zach’

Probe into Terrible Foundation follows Spinoff revelations around the strange story of a purported supercomputer-powered artificial intelligence revolution in Christchurch

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Television
Apr 4, 2018

New to Lightbox in April: Handmaids, Russian spies and Helen Mirren

Alex Casey and Sam Brooks round up the new content coming to Lightbox this month, including the highly anticipated return of The Handmaid's Tale, Russian spies in wigs and Helen Mirren's career-defining role!

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Society
Mar 29, 2018

How long is it since Barack Obama hasn’t tweeted about New Zealand?

It is only a matter of time until the former US president bestows upon a humble nation some upbeat social media content. Here we measure that matter of time.

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Gaming
Mar 25, 2018

On The Reg livestream highlights: Sea of Thieves

This highlights package sees Sam Brooks and Rhys Mathewson play Sea of Thieves, the highly anticipated game from Rare Studios, make the ill-advised decision to play it solo, and somehow manage to have fun anyway?

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Podcasts
Mar 20, 2018

In plain sight: the women who shared their Pavement stories, in their own words

In this podcast companion to the Spinoff investigation into the NZ magazine Pavement, two of the women at the centre of the story speak with Noelle McCarthy about their experiences.

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Media
Mar 18, 2018

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Television
Mar 14, 2018

New to Lightbox this month: Sunny times in Philadelphia, more Harvey Specter… and Caitlin Moran

Alex Casey and Sam Brooks round up the new content coming to Lightbox this month, including some sunny Philadelphians, Harvey Specter's return and Lightbox's first original content ever! It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia …

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Media
Mar 12, 2018

Spinoff and RNZ announce conscious coupling

The migratory patterns of New Zealand media content grow even more elaborate as RNZ and the Spinoff reveal their groundbreaking new deal.

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Media
Mar 11, 2018

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The Human Rights Commission
Mar 8, 2018

200 years: How the gender gap is putting women centuries behind (WATCH)

Turns out, we're still TWO HUNDRED YEARS from fully closing the economic gender gap. So we asked some of our Spinoff colleagues to cast their minds into the future.

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