Fresh from reporting on the American Trumpocalypse, Newshub’s larger than life political editor Patrick Gower tells Toby Manhire about the lessons his US experience offers to NZ media, and how he’s preparing to tackle an election here in 2017.
Has the New Zealand film industry been expanding or shrinking?
We review the entire country and culture of New Zealand, one thing at a time. Today: Madeleine Chapman caught the latest musical in town with the longest name.
Tom O'Connor bravely wrote an opinion piece on how men suffer from a woman's period. Madeleine Chapman responds to each of his relevant points.
Compiling the best reading from your friendly local website. Bree Brown: A teenager on what 13 Reasons Why gets dangerously wrong about teen suicide "The main failing of this show is that …
What can we learn from the spate of reports about young people bucking the odds and purchasing property? Chris McDowall reads them all and crunches the numbers.
A range of viewpoints is a good thing. But giving a platform to noxious, hateful, racially inflammatory propaganda is quite another. So why is Newstalk ZB so keen on Katie Hopkins, asks Branko Marcetic.
Saturated with Trump commentary, Danyl Mclauchlan's brain felt like a tiny teacup with a firehose gushing into it. Here he explains why he decided to refocus his attention away from the floods of content and the 'ludic loop' of social media, where, more than ever, the audience is the product.
Has any other satirist caught the ridiculousness of New Zealand life better than John Clarke? He's famous for Fred Dagg and We Don't Know How Lucky We Are of course, but here are some lesser know classics.
Head of news concedes ‘regrettable error’ over TV and online stories on what appears to be a phantom Hamilton police survey