Review: He’ll Be Right deftly challenges what it means to be a modern man

How Stuff's latest podcast shines a much-needed light on Aotearoa's complex relationship with masculinity.

We need to throw out a mindblowing amount of science and start again

The rot goes so deep it almost defies belief.

Review: WandaVision is the first artistic triumph of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

A tribute to the sitcoms of old? In the Marvel Cinematic Universe? You better believe it.

A meat eater reviews New Zealand’s best and worst vegetarian sausages

Which meat-free snarler should grace your summer barbie?

Review Archive

Is fancy dog food good enough for humans? We give it a go

We disregard commonsense and 'only for pet consumption' labelling to review dog food fit for a king.

An extraordinary, tender response to Witi Ihimaera’s memoir Native Son

Poet essa may ranapiri says this review is one of the hardest things they've written. 

A review of The Overstory, a knockout novel that speaks for the trees

How should we live – and find hope – in the Anthropocene?

My flatmate, the rat

A review of Rat King Landlord, the new novel by activist and satirist Murdoch Stephens, by Josie Adams, who lives with a rat.

Every dairy lolly in New Zealand, reviewed and ranked

Summer is the time for buying dollar bags at the dairy. It's also the time for Madeleine Chapman to rank every single one of them.

A 2020 buyer’s guide to Android phones in New Zealand

When the iPhone owns less than half the market, what are the best Android alternatives at every budget?

A sincere appreciation of The Hunger Games

On the release of a new Hunger Games novel, we looked back and marvelled.

Review: Netflix’s Bridgerton brings us Shonda Rhimes greatness when we need it most

What do you get when you mix Downton Abbey with Gossip Girl? A bloody good time, that’s what.

Review: Cyberpunk 2077 is more glitch than game

It was all set to be the biggest game of the year, but Cyberpunk 2077's release has been overshadowed by technical hitches and multiple controversies.

Review: The Wilds is a melodramatic but addictive YA romp

Despite frustrating dialogue and outlandish drama, Amazon Prime Video's The Wilds makes for a compulsive, emotional binge watch.

Keeping the romance alive

A theatre kid reviews a memoir that's very close to home.

Review: The Prom is another act of cultural vandalism from Ryan Murphy

Netflix’s The Prom, adapted from the Broadway musical of the same name, is the latest outrage from the television auteur, and we've had enough.