Tag: Real Housewives of Auckland

Decade in review: The 100 NZ TV moments of the decade (20-1)

Around 2pm every day this week, The Spinoff counts down the 100 most iconic local television moments of the 2010s. Today, moments 20-1.

Decade in review: The 100 NZ TV moments of the decade (40-21)

Around 2pm every day this week, The Spinoff counts down the 100 most iconic local television moments of the 2010s. Today, moments 40-21.

What’s a Real Housewife doing hosting a talk show about theatre?

A talk show... about theatre? You mean Shakespeare and shit? Sam Brooks watches the first episode of Louise Wallace's Opening Night. Theatre is a hard sell. Even for people who enjoy …

The 2017 TV Awards: winners, losers and all the shade in between

The TV awards return after five years away and reveal an industry boiling with rage and extremely fun to watch.

The Real Pod: an apology to Polly and Grant and a lament for the Champagne Lady

What's Anne up to? How about Max Key? Listen to find out or just to laugh with these wacky sods.

Unbelievably, Real Housewife Julia Sloane is plotting a comeback from her racist infamy

She became an international pariah after uttering the worst racial slur on The Real Housewives of Auckland. Now Julia Sloane is apparently plotting a comeback with a feature-length documentary, reports Duncan Greive.

The Real Pod: The Beanboozled challenge meets The Bachelor overnights

The three amigos chug back some disgusting flavoured jellybeans and dissect the past week on The Bachelor NZ and in NZ life.

The Real Pod: Anne the Champagne Lady wants YOU to come to her party

Jane, Alex and Duncan are joined this week by New Zealand's greatest reality TV star.

Summer reissue: Real Housewives and the real racism New Zealand prefers to pretend doesn’t exist

A Black woman living in New Zealand talks about this year's infamous episode of Real Housewives, and why it’s indicative of a broader racist culture in New Zealand we still refuse to acknowledge.

The 10 most memorable New Zealand television moments of 2016

After much heated debate in the Spinoff television department, we present this list of local TV moments that made 2016 the weird mess it was.

The top 10 New Zealand television shows of 2016, as voted by you

Which New Zealand show did you vote as your favourite for 2016? C'mon, let's go to the results party.

Urgent: The Champagne Lady has released a Christmas song

A musical Christmas miracle courtesy of Anne Batley-Burton from The Real Housewives of Auckland.

The #realpod and #tfspod team look back on the year in local television

The triumphant return of Jane Yee, Duncan Greive and Alex Casey to wrap up New Zealand telly in 2016.

The Real Housewives of Auckland Power Rankings: It all goes down in a fiery ball from hell

It's the grand finale of The Real Housewives of Auckland this week, and the women aren't going out without a fight, a cheeky chicken and an ancient candelabra.

The Real Housewives of Auckland Power Rankings – The Champagne Lady does a twerk

Anne twerks, Angela hires male strippers and Colin Mathura-Jeffree shows up: just another week on The Real Housewives of Auckland. ≠≠–

The Real Podcast of Housewives, Episode Eight: The gang ring the Angela Stone hotline

In this week's episode of #realpod, Jane, Duncan and Alex discuss life drawing, Rescue Remedy pastilles during birth and Angie Stone the marshmallow woman.

The Real Housewives of Auckland Power Rankings – A little marshmallow named Angie?

Angela is an actual human? Anne likes drawing naked men? Rohan isn't the little gent we thought he was? It's backwards week on The Real Housewives of Auckland.

On the Rag – September edition on Trump and why we don’t need a Minister for Men

Join us for the podcast equivalent of an eye-roll as we talk toxic rugby, lipsticks and having the confidence of a mediocre white man.

The Real Podcast of Housewives, Episode Seven: What does chakra oil do anyway?

In this week's episode of #realpod, Jane, Duncan and Alex discuss the return to normalcy for The Housewives, the Parnell pussies and Norrie's debut.

The Real Housewives of Auckland Power Rankings – A bottle of space whisky and some very bad radio

Alex Casey power ranks week seven on The Real Housewives of Auckland, including some dead clay birds, a bottle of other-worldly whisky and a terrible take from The Edge.

Real Housewives and the real racism New Zealand prefers to pretend doesn’t exist

A Black woman living in New Zealand talks about this week’s episode of Real Housewives, and why it’s indicative of a broader racist culture in New Zealand we still refuse to acknowledge.

Chart of the week: real housewives and ‘real’ work

Working hard or hardly working? A look at who isn't participating in the labour force, and why.

‘She doesn’t want to own what came out of her mouth’: Michelle Blanchard on the Real Housewives racism scandal

This morning, an hour after news of a Real Housewives racism scandal broke, Duncan Greive spoke with Michelle Blanchard on the phone from the US about the episode.

The story behind the racist explosion on next week’s Real Housewives of Auckland

The Spinoff was granted an exclusive preview of next week’s episode of The Real Housewives of Auckland on Friday. Here Duncan Greive discusses the shocking moment, and the fallout within and without of the episode.

Making money the old-fashioned way: What the Real Housewives says about wealth in NZ

New Zealand's greatest reality show doesn't only offer a window into the lives of the rich and shameless, says Max Rashbrooke. It's also a perfect distillation of how the country's wealth is increasingly being concentrated at the top.

The Real Podcast of Housewives, Episode Five – Holy Moses we got a sponsor!

In the fifth episode of our Real Housewives of Auckland podcast, Jane, Duncan and Alex throw on their ponchos and pop some bottles to discuss New Zealand’s greatest reality show.

The Real Housewives of Auckland Power Rankings – The Champagne Lady gets a spray tan and says a bad thing

This week the housewives made their way to Port Douglas for spray tans, room fights and a very confused game of never have I ever.

Please, tell me more about how you hate The Real Housewives

Columnist Martin Van Beynen got very angry about The Real Housewives of Auckland last week. Alex Casey tries to figure out why.