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Food podcast: We check into Hyderabad Hotel for biryani and beer slushies

This month, we’re joined by Jos Ruffell of Garage Project and Sammy Akuthota of Satya to talk about their exciting new venture.

Papercuts: Gettin’ through the book piles

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

On the Rag: Victories in the courts and dramas over shorts

The On the Rag team assemble to dissect the previous month in news, media and feminism. 

The Real Pod: In which we deeply respect the culture of The Bachelorette NZ

The Real Pod reassembles to dissect the cultured fourth week of The Bachelorette NZ with special thanks to Nando’s.

Sparrows: The agritech startup cutting down on food waste

Simon Pound talks to Andrea Watson, Sparrows CEO and founder, and Simon Yarrow, who leads Callaghan Innovation’s agritech team.

The social enterprise creating opportunities for refugees by selling tea

This week on Business is Boring, host Simon Pound talks to Pranav Chopra, Founder and CEO of Nemi Teas.

Politics podcast: The many circles of donation hell

Annabelle Lee-Mather, Ben Thomas and Toby Manhire inhale the unsweet aromas of donation scandal enveloping NZ First, National, and by association the prime minister herself.

The Real Pod: The Bachelorette gets naked, teary and herniated in Argentina

The Real Pod reassembles to dissect the nude and rude third week of The Bachelorette NZ with special thanks to Nando’s.

The couple behind Bar Céleste, Auckland’s critically-acclaimed new restaurant

This week on Business is Boring, Simon Pound talks to Emma Ogilvie and Nick Landsman from Bar Céleste.

The Kiwi travel bag company that raised more than a million on Kickstarter

This week on Business is Boring, host Simon Pound talks to Jimmy Hayes from Minaal.

The Real Pod: The Bachelorette NZ lads have found love… with each other

The Real Pod reassembles to dissect the second week of The Bachelorette NZ with special thanks to Nando’s.

Food podcast: Summer eats, RTDs and a breast-milk taste test

We're joined by food writer Ginny Grant and a whole lot of babies for our first Dietary Requirements of 2020.

Positive, factual, robust: Gone by Lunchtime fires up for Election 2020

Can the Spinoff politics podcast's tense coalition survive an election year in which each podcasater will be striving to carve out their own identity?

On the Rag: Vagina candles, climate angst and the power of Lizzo

The On the Rag team assemble to dissect what feels like the longest month in human history. 

The app saving patients from countless hours in emergency department queues

This week on Business is Boring, host Simon Pound talks to Morris Pita from EmergencyQ.

The Real Pod: In which The Bachelorette NZ blows us all away

The Real Pod reassembles to dissect the first week of The Bachelorette NZ with special thanks to Nando’s.

The Real Pod: Art Green dissects episode one of The Bachelorette NZ

In this very special episode of The Real Pod, host Art Green joins us to yarn about The Bachelorette NZ premiere.

The Real Pod: New year, new decade, same old pod

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

Blunt Umbrellas on being at the pointy end of innovation

This week on Business is Boring, host Simon Pound talks to Greg Brebner from Blunt Umbrellas.

Extremely Hot and Incredibly Sweaty: A Papercuts summer reading special

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

On creating a great side hustle, with the founder of Thing Industries and Wrappy

This week on Business is Boring, host Simon Pound talks to Bridie Picot, founder of Thing Industries and Wrappy.

A guide to The Spinoff’s podcasts

The Spinoff promises there are only 11 podcasts currently worth listening to (please don't ask anyone else). Here they are. 

The Spinoff Book podcast: Leonie Hayden on the state of Māori media

In the last instalment of our new pop-up podcast, The Spinoff Book Out Loud, Leonie Hayden reads her essay on the importance of making space for Māori writers in the media.

How a NZ fund manager turned a $3000 student loan into $1b under management

This week on Business is Boring host Simon Pound talks to Mike Taylor, founder of Pie Funds.