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Those who build the house: How Tapu Te Ranga marae is rising from the ashes

He Kākano Ahau is a podcast by Kahu Kutia (Ngāi Tūhoe) that explores stories of Māori in the city, and weaves together strands of connection. In episode one: the legacy of urban marae Tapu te Ranga.

The Kiwi-founded company making sure Domino’s has enough dough

Business is Boring host Simon Pound talks to Campbell Brown, CEO of the company making sure Domino's has enough dough.

The Real Pod: On MAFSNZ, Drag Race UK and the unhinged glory of My Restaurant Rules

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in reality television and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

Meet Kiri Nathan: the woman fusing te ao Māori with the world of fashion

This week Business is Boring host Simon Pound talks to Kiri Nathan, the co-founder of a Māori-inspired fashion brand that's been gifted to Barack Obama and Meghan Markle.

The Real Pod: MAFSNZ is hell and My Restaurant Rules NZ is heaven

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in reality television and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

On the Rag: Why does Greta Thunberg make men so angry?

Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden, Michèle A’Court tackle the past month in women, with thanks to our friends at The Women’s Bookshop. 

How a NZ cosmetics company is saving millions of plastic bottles from landfill

This week Business is Boring host Simon Pound talks to Brianne West, founder of plastic-free cosmetics company Ethique.

The Real Pod: Celebrity Treasure Island ends and MAFSNZ kicks off

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in reality television and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

Owen Gill on how this local body election will define Auckland’s future

Auckland in 2019 is in the same moment as Los Angeles was in 1945. What we do now will define our future.

With help from an innovation award, Dotterel’s taking the droning out of drones

This week Simon Pound talks to Shaun Edling, CEO of Dotterel, and Richard Quin, Callaghan Innovation Group Manager about the C-Prize, which helped Edling get his drone business off the ground.

Food podcast: In which we snack on creepy-crawlies to save the planet

Covering Climate Now: Dietary Requirements is The Spinoff’s monthly podcast in which we eat, drink and talk about it too, with special thanks to Freedom Farms. This month, we go crazy for crickets in a climate week special.

The Real Pod: Trouble in MAFSNZ paradise and the truth about Nessie

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in reality television and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

Ian Taylor is using tech to tell the true story of Aotearoa’s discovery

This week on Business is Boring host Simon Pound talks to Ian Taylor, founder of of Animation Research Ltd.

Waterdeep Mountain High: Welcome to the Home of the Dragon Burger

In this special episode, we welcome you back to Waterdeep Mountain High, a Dungeons & Dragons podcast set in a below average school in the mystical land of Faerun.

How former footballer Tim Brown made Allbirds fly

This week Business is Boring talks to Tim Brown, co-founder of Allbirds.

Food podcast: Big-ups to the beer, biscuits and badass hospo scene of Wellington

In this month's Dietary Requirements, we're joined by one of Wellington's finest sons, musician and food writer Samuel Flynn Scott. 

On the Rag: Helping the environment doesn’t make you less of a man

Alex Casey, Leonie Hayden, Michèle A’Court tackle the past month in women, with thanks to our friends at The Women’s Bookshop. 

The Wellington electric car-share scheme that’s gone Climate positive

Host Simon Pound talks to Erik Zydervelt, founder and CEO of Wellington car share app Mevo

The Real Pod: Celebrity Treasure Island has gone full Lord of the Flies

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in reality television and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

Books podcast: Papercuts gets bubbly

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

How a New Years Eve party for friends turned into NZ’s biggest music festival

Simon Pound talks to Hamish Pinkham, founder and creative director of Rhythm & Vines.

The Real Pod: Sam Wallace is reality TV’s consummate fool

The Real Pod team assemble to discuss the brilliant Celebrity Treasure Island, The Block's descent and worrying signs for the upcoming season of Married at First Sight NZ. It's the show …

The Real Pod: In which Celebrity Treasure Island takes the biscuit

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in reality television and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

The New Zealand fashion label Kendall Jenner wore twice in one week

Host Simon Pound speaks with innovators and commentators focused on the future of New Zealand. This week he talks to fashion label Paris Georgia's Paris Mitchell Temple and Georgia Cherrie.