Don’t be afraid of our best companies heading overseas

Instead of acting like parents with empty nest syndrome, it’s time we realised that new businesses need to grow up, and sometimes that means heading off on their OE, says Vic Crone.

A huge year for the kilogram and the science of measuring things

Simon Pound speaks with Fleur Francois, director of New Zealand’s national metrology institute, and Karyn Scherer, senior copywriter at Callaghan Innovation.

The Real Pod: Tarts and pies are great but so are proposal stories

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in New Zealand pop culture and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

The Real Pod: A Very Corny Christmas, and Jeff’s huge Bake Off tune

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in New Zealand pop culture and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

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The Kiwi company revolutionising vet clinics around the world

Simon Pound talks to Hadleigh Bognuda, CEO of EzyVet, about the company's journey from a two-person operation in Auckland to one with over 100 staff and offices in London and the US.

The amazing bees who make plastic, and the Kiwi making them into a business

Simon Pound talks to Veronica Harwood-Stevenson from bioplastic company Humble Bee.

Politics podcast: Will the Jami-Lee Ross saga leave lasting damage?

We rake the leaves of the JLR saga – and the mini-crises confronting the government.

The Real Pod: Jeff’s eyes have changed and we are yelling

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in New Zealand pop culture and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

On the Rag: Man meatballs, royal greetings and hairy legs

Listen to Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden and Madeleine Chapman tackle the past month in women, news and popular culture, with thanks to our friends at The Women’s Bookshop.

Stop, shoplifter! How Auror is fighting petty retail crime

Simon Pound talks to Phil Thomson, co-founder and co-CEO of security company Auror.

A brief history of (New Zealand Standard) time

One hundred and fifty years ago today New Zealand became the first country to introduce standard time. Kerri Jackson looks back at time.

Dietary Requirements: Viva l’Italia!

Dietary Requirements is The Spinoff’s new monthly podcast in which we eat, drink and talk about it too, with special thanks to Freedom Farms and Fine Wine Delivery Co.

Waterdeep Mountain High: Bullies and Fungus, part 2

Welcome back to Waterdeep Mountain High, a Dungeons & Dragons podcast set in a below average school in the mystical land of Faerun.

The Real Pod: How can you watch reality TV without your eyeballs?

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in New Zealand pop culture and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

Helen Robinson is making menstruation more socially responsible

Simon Pound week he talks to Helen Robinson, founder of sustainable menstrual products company Organic Initiative, and winner of the supreme award at the recent Women of Influence awards.

Papercuts: A spooky pile of recommendations

Welcome back to Papercuts, our monthly books podcast hosted by Louisa Kasza, Jenna Todd and Kiran Dass.