The best of The Spinoff this week: Jack Tame, Helen Clark and the unstoppable tourism boom

Compiling the best reading from your friendly local website. Jack Tame: ‘Janice’s email stood out for its dazzling ignorance’: Jack Tame on the racist email which made him snap "Of my two …

Welcome to the violent, viral world of Cold Steel Swords

On YouTube, every conceivable interest is catered to – including the brutal power of top quality, highly engineered swords. David Farrier talks to Lynn Thompson, founder of viral video makers Cold Steel Swords.