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We fixed Lord of the Rings and more iconic New Zealand films

Are you sick of that moment towards the end of a film when you realise that not a single woman has spoken to another woman the whole time? Turns out you can test for that. 

Under Cover: Troy Kingi and Warren Maxwell (WATCH)

This episode of Under Cover brings together musicians Troy Kingi and Warren Maxwell to play each other’s songs and have a yarn.

Under Cover: Sharon Van Etten and Tiny Ruins (WATCH)

This episode of Under Cover brings together musicians Sharon Van Etten and Hollie Fullbrook (Tiny Ruins) to play each other’s songs and have a yarn.

On the Rag: The murky world of wellness and influencers

Michèle A’Court, Alex Casey and Leonie Hayden are back for a second season of On the Rag, and where better to start than with the mysterious, exhausting world of wellness?

WATCH: Under Cover: Chelsea Jade and Liz Stokes

This episode of Under Cover brings together musicians Chelsea Jade and Liz Stokes to play each other’s songs and have a yarn.

Shot Bro: One man’s struggle with depression, and the bullet that changed his life

Being shot by police had a profound effect on Rob Mokaraka's life in more ways than you'd expect. A new documentary explores his journey to healing his body and his mind.

WATCH: Under Cover: Nadia Reid and Reb Fountain

Under Cover is a new series that brings New Zealand musicians together via video link to bond, chat, and play each other's songs.

Rugby Unwrapped: Where is rugby’s LeBron James? (WATCH)

In the third part of a full and frank discussion about the state of rugby in New Zealand, Scotty Stevenson and a panel of insiders discuss how best to grow and promote the game.

In this crisis, NZ Rugby needs to prove it takes the women’s game seriously

Melodie Robinson makes the case for greater support for women's rugby, and says mothers are the code's most important fanbase.

Rugby Unwrapped: What rugby can learn from its rival codes (WATCH)

Scotty Stevenson and a panel of rugby insiders look to the future of the sport, and ask what can be done to make that future more secure.

Rugby Unwrapped: How NZ rugby needs to change to survive (WATCH)

In the first of a wide-ranging three-part series looking at the state of rugby in New Zealand, Scotty Stevenson asks where the sport is at, where is it going and how will we get there

Break out the bubbles: The winners of the 48Hours Lockdown are…

For the past week, we’ve been showcasing our picks from the 48Hours Lockdown. Today, we’ve got the awards special AND the winners to show you.

48Hours Lockdown Showcase: Nothing To See Here

The Spinoff is showcasing seven films from the 48-hour film competition. Today, Nothing to See Here from team PickleThugs.

48Hours Lockdown Showcase: Duck 3D: 2D Busta’s

The Spinoff is showcasing seven films from the 48-hour film competition. Today, 3D Duck: 2D Busta's from team Flat Earth Globalists.

48Hour Lockdown Showcase: Cookie Jar

The Spinoff is showcasing seven films from the 48-hour film competition. Today, Cookie Jar from team The Morris Buchanans.

48Hours Lockdown Showcase: Ice Cold Killer

The Spinoff is showcasing seven films from the 48-hour film competition. Today, Ice Cold Killer from team Proto Primate.

48Hours Lockdown Showcase: It Was Sol

The Spinoff is showcasing seven films from the 48-hour film competition. We're sharing one a day in the lead up to the one-hour awards special, airing on TVNZ2. Third up, It Was Sol from team Piwaiwaka. 

48Hours Lockdown Showcase: Containment

The Spinoff is showcasing seven finalists from this year's 48Hour film festival. Second up, Containment from Corner Shop.

48Hours Lockdown Showcase: A Necessary Death

The Spinoff is showcasing seven films from the 48hour lockdown competition. We're sharing one a day in the lead up to the one-hour awards special, airing on TVNZ2. First up is A Necessary Death from team Bubblemates.

Siouxsie Wiles: Are disinfectants effective against Covid-19? Yes, but…

The American president suggested injecting or inhaling disinfectant could cure people of Covid-19. Dr Wiles says absolutely not, Mr Trump.

Church & AP eat doughnuts and test out a new single in episode two of Final Mix

Young-gun hip-hop duo Church & AP came out blazing on all cylinders with their debut album last year. In the new series Final Mix, Yadana Saw picks them up for a trip to Krispy Kreme and a listen to their latest single.

Just Dr Ashley Bloomfield saying kia ora 44 times

Today New Zealand begins two desolate days without updates from Ashley Bloomfield. Here's something to fill the void.

Tami Neilson road tests her new album on the first episode of Final Mix

In the first episode of the Final Mix, music journalist Yadana Saw chats with cross-Atlantic country maven Tami Neilson.

It took 60 years, but Ruia Morrison has finally been recognised as a tennis legend

In a classic case of better late than never, pioneering Māori tennis player Ruia Morrison was honoured at the 2020 ASB Classic in Auckland.