Concert FM is to be stripped down in favour of a new station for youth, even as the government prepares bigger plans for restructure.
With moves underway around RNZ Concert and a new state-funded music station, how will experimental musicians be affected?
Between the city and the coast lies an insurmountable gulf, or so they say. Michael Andrew decided to test that by interning at a local paper in the West Coast and found himself beguiled by the strangeness and the beauty.
Over the weekend, McKellen resurfaced the extensive blog he produced while filming Lord of the Rings. Behold, the most wholesome highlights.
As Australia came to terms with the fact that climate change is fuelling its bushfires, deniers began a rearguard action centred around claims that arson, not climate, is to blame.
David and Anne Clarkson have been reporting on the antics of the Christchurch courthouse for 17 years. They retired in December, and leave behind a legacy of court reporting that will be hard to match.
How Australians affected, and concerned family and friends living overseas, can keep up with the latest developments on the fires ravaging the country.
It's the most wonderful time of the year, unless you're a journalist, in which case Christmas is just another day. So what's the vibe like in newsrooms on Christmas day? And why can't journalists just take the day off?
In the third instalment of our new pop-up podcast, The Spinoff Book Out Loud, Alex Casey recounts the time she spent an evening with Sensing Murder’s Sue Nicholson during her Answers From the Other Side tour. She didn’t get a lot of answers.
The 2010s will go down in media history as the Take Decade. Hayden Donnell combed through every single take made in New Zealand in the last 10 years to compose â€¦
In the second instalment of our new pop-up podcast, The Spinoff Book Out Loud, Alex Braae reads his unexpectedly personal post about the rise of climate protest movement Extinction Rebellion.
A new podcast devoted to analysing New Zealand's media as it undergoes the biggest and most troublesome transition in its history.
In the first instalment of our new pop-up podcast, The Spinoff Book Out Loud, Madeleine Chapman on the response to her scandalous ranking of New Zealand chips.
Looking back on 10 years which saw New Zealand’s media transform from a position of near-limitless power and influence to the deeply humbled reality of today.