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Society
Jun 4, 2020

Live updates, June 4: No new cases for 13th consecutive day

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
May 13, 2020

Covid-19 live updates, May 13: Alert level two law passes; changes to rules for funerals and tangi

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

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Society
May 12, 2020

Covid-19 live updates, May 12: No new cases today; ERC hears of desperate times for tourism

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

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Society
May 11, 2020

Covid-19 live updates, May 11: China rebukes Winston Peters, level two to begin Thursday

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

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Society
May 10, 2020

Covid-19 live updates, May 10: Two new cases, 50 alert level three breaches in 24 hours

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

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Society
May 9, 2020

Covid-19 live updates, May 9: Two new cases in New Zealand, both linked to known cluster

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

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Media
May 9, 2020

The Spinoff seeks account manager to join commercial team

A newly established position in our commercial team.

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Video
May 9, 2020

Break out the bubbles: The winners of the 48Hours Lockdown are…

For the past week, we’ve been showcasing our picks from the 48Hours Lockdown. Today, we’ve got the awards special AND the winners to show you.

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Politics
May 8, 2020

Covid-19 live updates, May 8: Two new confirmed cases; massive government document dump

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

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Society
May 7, 2020

Covid-19 live updates, May 7: ‘Halfway down Everest’: rules for alert level two announced

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

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Video
May 7, 2020

48Hours Lockdown Showcase: Nothing To See Here

The Spinoff is showcasing seven films from the 48-hour film competition. Today, Nothing to See Here from team PickleThugs.

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Media
May 7, 2020

The Spinoff is hiring

Three new permanent staff and casual shift work available. 

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Business
May 6, 2020

Covid-19 live updates, May 6: Surge in demand for helplines; tourist operator cuts 300 jobs

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

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Video
May 6, 2020

48Hours Lockdown Showcase: Duck 3D: 2D Busta’s

The Spinoff is showcasing seven films from the 48-hour film competition. Today, 3D Duck: 2D Busta's from team Flat Earth Globalists.

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Society
May 5, 2020

Covid-19 live updates, May 5: Ardern talks bubble with Morrison; second day in a row of zero cases

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

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Video
May 5, 2020

48Hour Lockdown Showcase: Cookie Jar

The Spinoff is showcasing seven films from the 48-hour film competition. Today, Cookie Jar from team The Morris Buchanans.

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Society
May 4, 2020

Milestone hit as NZ records zero new cases of Covid-19 in a day

'We cannot afford to squander all the hard work', warns Bloomfield.

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Media
May 4, 2020

48Hours Lockdown Showcase: Ice Cold Killer

The Spinoff is showcasing seven films from the 48-hour film competition. Today, Ice Cold Killer from team Proto Primate.

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Money
May 4, 2020

Covid-19 live updates, May 4: Level two details coming this week; PM to discuss trans-Tasman bubble tomorrow

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

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Video
May 3, 2020

48Hours Lockdown Showcase: It Was Sol

The Spinoff is showcasing seven films from the 48-hour film competition. We're sharing one a day in the lead up to the one-hour awards special, airing on TVNZ2. Third up, It Was Sol from team Piwaiwaka. 

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Business
May 3, 2020

Covid-19 live updates, May 3: Two new cases in New Zealand, Bloomfield issues warning

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

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Society
May 2, 2020

Covid-19 live updates, May 2: Six new cases; one further death

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

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Video
May 2, 2020

48Hours Lockdown Showcase: Containment

The Spinoff is showcasing seven finalists from this year's 48Hour film festival. Second up, Containment from Corner Shop.

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Society
May 1, 2020

Covid-19 live updates, May 1: Three new cases; leaked poll numbers bad for National

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

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Television
May 1, 2020

What’s new to Netflix NZ and every other streaming service in May

The Spinoff rounds up everything that’s coming to streaming services this month, including Netflix, Lightbox, Amazon Prime, Disney+, Apple TV+, Neon and TVNZ OnDemand.

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Video
May 1, 2020

48Hours Lockdown Showcase: A Necessary Death

The Spinoff is showcasing seven films from the 48hour lockdown competition. We're sharing one a day in the lead up to the one-hour awards special, airing on TVNZ2. First up is A Necessary Death from team Bubblemates.

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Society
Apr 30, 2020

Watch: Wellington in lockdown, from above

Eerie scenes from level four lockdown in the nation's capital.

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