The law and Southern-Molyneux: even terrible, no good people have rights

If you think there's an easy answer on the whole Lauren Southern/Stefan Molyneux saga, law professor Andrew Geddis reckons you probably haven't thought about it hard enough.

Drop in census response rate prompts Stats NZ to plug gaps with other data

Statistics NZ has conceded that the 2018 census response rate may be down by almost 5%, sparking concerns that some groups might not be adequately represented

A ferocious debate between three implacable enemies about free speech

Danyl Mclauchlan sits down with Danyl Mclauchlan and Danyl Mclauchlan to debate the free speech issue.

Forgive us, O Whale, release us from your cursed tempest

The burghers of Wellington have been lashed by storms, almost certainly because the whale is angry about something. How might they seek absolution?

Society Archive

Kiwis of Snapchat: Boycott Air New Zealand!

If Air New Zealand is going to betray its country by selling fake meat, I'll just have to take my business elsewhere.

It’s time for Aotearoa to step up and welcome home more refugees

Now is the time to figure out if we want to be the good guys or the bad guys, here in Aotearoa.

Kiwis of Snapchat: It’s a KiwiBuild free-homes bonanza!

We don't know about you, but this millennial can't wait for her free KiwiBuild home.

Leaked minutes from an emergency meeting about the Harbour Whale

A special emergency meeting of Wellington's leading agencies and stakeholders to address the city's most pressing issue: what should we do about the whale?

Yarrow escape: a reprieve for Taranaki’s beloved stadium

Good news for the rugby lovers of Taranaki: their temple will remain open after all.

Russell McVeagh: The women who spoke out are a catalyst for change

Dame Margaret Bazley has completed her review of the law firm involved in allegations of sexual misconduct.

The richest group of New Zealanders just got some more government money

The winter warmer package came in on Sunday, an extra $20-$30 a week to help pay power bills. Only, a big part of it is going to those who need it least.

Fight back against the fake-meat traitors and live like me, a true NZ patriot

Air New Zealand has been lambasted for serving Business Class passengers a burger without meat in it, which is obviously an assault on the NZ economy. Here the Spinoff's leading New Zealander Madeleine Chapman recounts a day in the life of a true patriot

Satellite images tell the story of Tolaga Bay’s forestry disaster

The impact of forestry on the East Coast came to the fore last month as Tolaga Bay was deluged with offcuts. How did it come to this?

Winz is meant to help the vulnerable, not hound them through the courts

The High Court has slammed the MSD after it 'misconceived' the rules around beneficiaries borrowing money. It should now halt all High Court debt recovery, says Catriona MacLennan

Peter Jackson’s war museum reeks of a $12 million indulgence of private passion

The Great War Exhibition is soaking up millions of public dollars that might have funded so much more.

‘This thing is weird’: Get ready for New Zealand’s Gay Oscars

David Farrier loves a good awards ceremony, especially one for which he’s nominated. But what are the New Zealand LGBTI Awards?