The Real Pod: On the big baby elephant in the room

The Real Pod assembles to dissect the week in New Zealand pop culture and real life, with special thanks to Nando’s.

Call the police, because it’s time for a CHAOS POD this week. Cracking open a couple of ice cold Red Bulls, your friendly Real Pod team dissect all the real news and reality TV that you need to know. How good does TVNZ’s new season look? Why is Matootles not coming back to foot island? And has Jane finally become a bona fide influencer?

Beyond that, we drag our heels through the whimpering end of Married at First Sight NZ, burn our caramel over how good Bake Off is and announce an extremely exciting Nando’s event. We’ve also got MKRNZ, Project Runway NZ and all the Max Key news you can stomach. It’s The Real Pod and it’s about as real as it gets.


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