The greatest New Zealand works of non-fiction ever – part two

You've always wanted to read a comprehensive list of the best 100 works of non-fiction ever published in New Zealand. Here it is, for God's sake!

The 100 greatest New Zealand works of non-fiction ever – part one

You've always wanted to read a comprehensive list of the best 100 works of non-fiction ever published in New Zealand. Here it is, for God's sake!

Television: Group Think – The Funny Girls Team Pick Their Favourite Sketches

TV3's Funny Girls comes to the end this week. In celebration of its triumphant first season, we asked the Funny Girls team to tell us their favourite sketches so far.

Television: The Spinoff’s TV Week – HDPA Buys a Gun, Peter Williams Rides a Glideboard

Heather du Plessis-Allan menacingly polishes a rifle, Peter Williams rides a 'Glideboard', and our funny little country gets a mention on US television.

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Television: How Can TV3 Follow Dom Harvey’s Live Prostate Exam?

We enjoyed Dom Harvey’s live prostate exam on Story so much we’ve brainstormed ten more ideas for future TV3 live broadcast stunts.

X Factor NZ: Group Think, Week 14 – Jelly Wrestling, Advice for Beau and Burying the X Factor Corpse

In the final Group Think for X Factor NZ 2015, the Spinoff writers assemble one last time to express their frustrations and remember the good times like when they were 18.

X Factor NZ: Group Think, Week 13 – Finding True X Factor Bliss and Rearranging Shelton’s Jellybeans

With at least two think tank members at the live X Factor NZ show this week, we deliver more inside jellybean-based scoops than ever before.

The Bachelor NZ: Group Think, Week Eight – Ancient Conspiracy Theories and Shredding for the Wedding

As The Bachelor NZ contestants have been whittled down, so too have our Group Think contributors. In the final instalment, Art and Matilda's wedding is envisaged and a brand new, very old, conspiracy is unearthed.

X Factor NZ: Group Think, 12 – Broad Truths, Industry Hats and Crying Doppelgangers

After a week of Kiwi classics, our Group Thinkers weigh in with Steve's real age, Shelton's irritating metaphorical wardrobe and scoops from the set.

X Factor NZ: Group Think, Week Eleven – The Milky Bar Broad, Demi and the Vibes and Buff Times

Group Thinkers discuss various topics from this week on X Factor NZ including Steve Broad's milky origins, the Vibes' pop past and

The Bachelor NZ: Group Think, Week Six – Odes to Art, Stud-Filled Dreams and Why Kiwis Make the Best Bachelorettes

In week six of The Bachelor NZ, some of the greatest minds in the country assemble to talk about Art's dreamy leathers, school teacher woes and pash champions.

X Factor NZ: Group Think, Week 10 – Mel Blatt Lust & Shirtless Hatbeard Disgust

The Spinoff knights meet at the television roundtable to talk week 10 on X Factor NZ. Topics include: endless MediaWorks cross-promotion, Israel Dagg's music video debut and, as ever, a general sense of apathy.

The Bachelor NZ: Group Think, Week Five – Letters to Mum and Prayers for Mike

Duncan Greive has a dream about Art, Tara Ward writes a letter to Mama Green and Hamish Parkinson worries about Mike. All this and so much more in our inaugural The Bachelor group think.

X Factor NZ: Group Think, Week Nine – Broad Strokes and Ir-Vines

The Spinoff knights meet at the television roundtable to discuss week nine on X Factor NZ, featuring the shock elimination of Finlay and Joe.

X Factor NZ: Group Think, Week Eight

The Spinoff knights meet at the television roundtable to discuss week eight on X Factor NZ: One Hit Wonder edition.// Robyn Gallagher on Pleasing the Older Woman In week two, the show theme was "Biggest Records …

The X Factor Group Think: Week Seven

The Spinoff knights meet at the television roundtable to discuss week seven on X Factor NZ: Streets Fruttare Sounds of Summer edition.// Robyn Gallagher on the Spooky Haunted Forest One of the big differences between X Factor …