Alex Casey

Alex Casey was a senior writer at The Spinoff and host of the On the Rag podcast.

Food
Jan 10, 2021

Every meat-free fast food burger in New Zealand, reviewed and ranked

Forget your $18 boutique-black-bean-and-quinoa-mushclump-in-a-brioche-bun numbers – these are the best meatless fast food burgers a few coins can buy.

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Money
Jan 10, 2021

The New Zealand $10 note that you can sell for $88

Alex Casey goes on a hunt to find the rarest $10 note in the land. 

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Society
Jan 9, 2021

Please enjoy these savage reviews of New Zealand’s favourite landmarks

Turns out that a lot of people are very mad at a lot of our iconic tourist attractions. 

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Television
Jan 7, 2021

The Bachelorette NZ Power Rankings: The final decision is made

Alex Casey delivers her last power rankings for The Bachelorette NZ, where Lily and Lesina make their final decisions.

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Business
Dec 28, 2020

No frills: the coffin company that wants to bury you in cardboard

You might be trying to reduce your carbon footprint in everyday life, but what about in death?

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Food
Dec 11, 2020

All the fictional foods I would love to eat but can’t

Grab a slice of moon cheese and sit back as Alex Casey imagines her dream multi-course dinner party straight from our TV and movie screens. 

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Food
Oct 31, 2020

Every meat-free fast food burger in New Zealand, reviewed and ranked

Forget your $18 boutique-black-bean-and-quinoa-mushclump-in-a-brioche-bun numbers – these are the best meatless fast food burgers a few coins can buy.

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Breast Cancer Foundation
Jun 26, 2020

How to self-check your breasts and why you need to do it every month

Alex Casey gives her boobs some TLC with help from Breast Cancer Foundation NZ.

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Society
Apr 6, 2020

How to work from home without wrecking your back

Working from bed might seem like a lockdown treat, but here's why your poor old spine hates you for it.

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Society
Apr 4, 2020

You aren’t the only one having buzzy Covid dreams

Alex Casey speaks to a dream expert about why so many people are suddenly remembering their vivid and often horrible dreams.

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Television
Mar 30, 2020

The Bachelorette NZ Power Rankings: The final decision is made

Alex Casey delivers her last power rankings for The Bachelorette NZ, where Lily and Lesina make their final decisions.

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Media
Mar 30, 2020

The best of NZ social media in week one of lockdown

The first days of national lockdown have truly brought out the best in our social media stars.

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Covid-19
Mar 29, 2020

Life on paws: How to deal with your pets during lockdown

As New Zealand adjusts to a month of lockdown, many pet owners have questions about their furry friends.

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Television
Mar 25, 2020

The Bachelorette NZ Power Rankings: Love lockdown

Alex Casey delivers her power rankings for The Bachelorette NZ, where everything is made up and Covid-19 didn’t matter yet.

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Society
Mar 24, 2020

Where do domestic violence victims go during the Covid-19 lockdown? 

As Covid-19 forces New Zealand into lockdown, domestic violence crisis services are preparing for a rise in people needing support.

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Business
Mar 19, 2020

Covid-19: What happens when touching people is part of your job?

Alex Casey talks to five women about how social distancing and Covid-19 is impacting contact-based industries, from sex work to beauty therapy.

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Television
Mar 17, 2020

The Bachelorette NZ Power Rankings: Shock exits and grape horrors

Alex Casey delivers her eleventh power rankings for The Bachelorette NZ, where two more lads veto themselves from this get-up.

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Television
Mar 10, 2020
Television
Mar 3, 2020

The Bachelorette NZ Power Rankings: From jail to the funny farm

Alex Casey delivers her ninth power rankings for The Bachelorette NZ, where the lads escape the concrete jungle for the rolling countryside.

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TVNZ
Mar 1, 2020

Meet the dog who is absolutely mad for Country Calendar

To celebrate the return of Country Calendar to TVNZ1, Alex Casey tracks down the show's biggest canine fan. 

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Business
Feb 27, 2020

No frills: the coffin company that wants to bury you in cardboard

You might be trying to reduce your carbon footprint in everyday life, but what about in death?

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Television
Feb 25, 2020

The Bachelorette NZ Power Rankings: Call the ambulance (again)

Alex Casey delivers her eighth power rankings for The Bachelorette NZ, where a humble avocado changed everything forever.

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The Warehouse
Feb 20, 2020

The journey to turn the red shed green

A year after they went carbon neutral, The Warehouse Group’s chief sustainability officer reflects on the journey so far and the work that is still to be done. 

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Television
Feb 18, 2020

The Bachelorette NZ Power Rankings: Send in the intruders

Alex Casey delivers her seventh power rankings for The Bachelorette NZ, where a group of intruders have herniated the competition’s intestines forever.

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Television
Feb 12, 2020

The Bachelorette NZ Power Rankings: In which the lads bare all

Alex Casey delivers her sixth power rankings for The Bachelorette NZ, where the gloves have come off along with all the other clothes.

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Television
Feb 10, 2020

The Bachelorette NZ Power Rankings: A dart to the heart

Alex Casey delivers her fifth power rankings for The Bachelorette NZ, where the lads hit Argentina and things gets smoking hot.

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