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Scratched: Barbara Cox, the matriarch of New Zealand football (WATCH)

Scratched celebrates New Zealand sporting heroes who never got their due – but whose legacies deserve to be in lights. This month, matriarch of New Zealand football, Barbara Cox. 

On the Rag: We made our own safety video for women (WATCH)

In the latest episode of On The Rag, based on the podcast of the same name, watch as Alex Casey, Michèle A’Court and Leonie Hayden get real about women and safety.

Watch: Comedian Angella Dravid destroys our webseries

The ultimate disruptor goes through Toby Morris' drawers.

Watch: Artist Bob Kerr and the secret origins of Terry Teo

Toby Morris sits down with children's book author Bob Kerr, co-creator of Terry Teo.

Kura Forrester’s guide to having the perfect one night stand

For our sex positivity episode of On the Rag, comedian Kura Forrester schools us on how to have a safe one night stand. 

On the Rag: Why New Zealand needs to loosen up about sex (WATCH)

In the latest episode of On The Rag, based on the podcast of the same name, watch as Alex Casey, Michèle A’Court and Leonie Hayden embrace the world of sex positivity.

Scratched: Chunli Li, undefeated in New Zealand at 57-years-old (WATCH)

Scratched celebrates New Zealand sporting heroes who never got their due – but whose legacies deserve to be in lights. This month, quadruple Commonwealth Games medal winner, Chunli Li. 

Watch: a tarot card reading for the All Blacks’ first Rugby World Cup game

In this episode of our new tarot reading show Wild Card, The Spinoff's resident psychic divines the outcome of the All Blacks' opening match against the Springboks on Saturday.

Watch: comic artist Ben Stenbeck on Hellboy, Buffy and imposter syndrome

The Spinoff’s cartoonist Toby Morris chats and draws with New Zealand’s doodlers in the webseries Two Sketches. In the fifth episode, Toby sits down with comic artist Ben Stenbeck. 

Abortion myths and a history lesson from bloody legend Dame Margaret Sparrow (WATCH)

In the latest episode of On The Rag, based on the podcast of the same name, watch as Alex Casey, Michèle A’Court and Leonie Hayden tackle the issue of abortion and why the law has to change.

Kaupapa on the Couch: Do family and whānau mean the same thing? (WATCH)

Families come in all different shapes and sizes. But when the British came to New Zealand they decided Māori families were the wrong shape.

A step by step guide to getting an abortion in New Zealand

On The Rag host Leonie Hayden got (fake) pregnant and decided to get a (fake) abortion. This is her story.

10 common myths about abortion, busted

In the latest episode of On the Rag, Alex Casey sits down with ALRANZ’s Terry Bellamak to bust some common myths about abortion. 

Scratched: Meet the creator of Jump Jam (WATCH)

From tennis champions to dance craze inventors, Scratched celebrates New Zealand sporting heroes who never got their due – but whose legacies deserve to be in lights.

Watch: Metiria Turei opens up on a life in politics, art and activism in Two Sketches

The former Greens co-leader opens up on watching politics after leaving parliament, that controversial speech, and her life in art.

Hilary Barry is ageing like a fine wine

For their latest ageing episode, Hilary Barry joins the On the Rag team to talk wrinkle creams, menopause and why people still think she is Jeremy Wells’ Mum. 

Watch: Two Sketches draws and chats with trans cartoonist Sam Orchard

Welcome to episode 3 of Two Sketches, a webseries featuring Spinoff cartoonist Toby Morris chatting and drawing with a selection of local illustrators, artists, cartoonists, sketchers and doodlers.

When did the internet turn into a flaming cesspit? (WATCH)

Based on the podcast of the same name, watch as Alex Casey, Michele A’Court and Leonie Hayden wrestle with the positives and perils of being a woman online. 

Scratched: The story of New Zealand’s most successful road runner (WATCH)

From tennis champions to dance craze inventors, Scratched celebrates New Zealand sporting heroes who never got their due – but whose legacies deserve to be in lights.

Watch: Two Sketches meets the great cartoonist Sharon Murdoche

Toby Morris visits with the political cartoonist of the Sunday Star Times, Dominion Post, The Press and Waikato Times, and New Zealand's first woman editorial political cartoonist: the award winning Sharon Murdoch.

On the Rag: a very hairy episode (WATCH)

Based on the podcast of the same name, Alex Casey, Michele A’Court and Leonie Hayden set out to jelly wrestle with every issue under the sun. This month, they're waxing lyrical about body hair. 

Watch: Ruia Morrison, the Māori tennis star who made it to Wimbledon

Introducing Scratched, an original web series that finds and celebrates the lost sporting legends of Aotearoa.

Inside our new webseries Two Sketches, from The Side Eye’s Toby Morris

We're overjoyed to launch our new webseries about drawing and stuff, Two Sketches. Here's what it's all about – plus watch the first episode.

Grass Roots: the wāhine of Hikurangi Enterprises

In the latest in the Frame documentary series produced for The Spinoff by Wrestler and funded by NZ on Air, we meet the wāhine behind Hikurangi Enterprises, a cannabis co-op looking to revitalise Ruatoria.