The Spinoff

Television
Jan 1, 2021

What's new to Netflix NZ, Neon and other streaming services in January

Everything that’s coming to streaming services this month, including Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+, Apple TV+, Neon and TVNZ OnDemand.

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Coming Home
Nov 11, 2020

Announcing Coming Home, a podcast about New Zealand’s ‘brain gain’

In our new podcast series Coming Home, we talk to some of the many highly skilled New Zealanders who’ve returned in 2020 and explore what it means for us as a country.

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Television
Nov 11, 2020

Frame: Who owns the toxic waste in Mataura's paper mill?

On the edge of the Mataura River, a disused paper mill is filled with thousands of bags of toxic waste. Locals want to find out who’s responsible for it – and they want it gone before disaster strikes.

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Society
Nov 9, 2020

Introducing The Side Eye Annual 2020, the Toby Morris print comic collection

From a dentist's office to a glow-worm cave to an Auckland recording studio, Toby Morris’s monthly comic The Side Eye has been everywhere in 2020. Now you can read it in print.

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The Phoenix Summit
Nov 8, 2020

Lessons from 2020: How the creative industries can move forward

New Zealand creatives share what 2020 has taught them in 200 words or fewer.

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CLNZ
Nov 4, 2020

How rights keep our creators in the picture

Creative rights play a crucial role in enabling local authors, illustrators and publishers to make and share their work.

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Television
Nov 1, 2020

What’s new to Netflix NZ, Neon and other streaming services in November

What are you going to be watching in November? The Spinoff rounds up everything that’s coming to streaming services this month, including Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+, Apple TV+, Neon and TVNZ OnDemand.

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Food
Oct 28, 2020

Deal-bakers: the very best biscuits for a winning negotiation, revealed

Mallowpuffs or mint slice? Krispies or Squiggles? NZ's finest minds on the biscuit of the deal.

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Politics
Oct 26, 2020

Live updates, October 24-26: No new community cases; five new cases in managed isolation

All the latest New Zealand news, updated throughout the day.

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Television
Oct 19, 2020

Paddy Gower’s really good election night

WATCH: Newshub's national correspondent took things to another level during Three's election results coverage on Saturday night – here's the supercut to prove it.

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Politics
Oct 17, 2020

NZ election night 2020, live updates: All the results, reactions, and analysis

All the news from Election 2020 as the results roll in.

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Politics
Oct 17, 2020

Election Live, October 17: Dogs, dogs and more dogs at polling booths

It's election day, and we're bringing you nothing but dogs at polling booths until 7pm.

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Television
Oct 15, 2020

The epic Spinoff election night drinking game 2020

From 7pm Saturday, the election results will ooze from the pores of democracy. Toast the franchise with our exclusive election night drinking game.

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Politics
Oct 15, 2020

The popcorn seats: 21 electorates we’ll be glued to on Saturday night

The marginals, the bellwethers and the other places we'll be gawking at come the close of polling in election 2020. By Alex Braae and Toby Manhire.

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Electoral Commission
Oct 12, 2020

Our votes do count

Ahead of the election, The Spinoff spoke to marginalised communities about the barriers they face to voting, and why it is so important they make sure their voices are heard.

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Politics
Oct 8, 2020

Election Live, October 8: Labour on 47%, National stuck in low 30s in latest poll

The latest on election 2020 and other New Zealand news, updated throughout the day.

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Science
Oct 2, 2020

100 Year Forecast: What can we do about climate change?

Watch all five episodes of 100 Year Forecast and see the special interactive website now.

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Television
Oct 1, 2020

What’s new to Netflix NZ, Neon and other streaming services in October

What are you going to be watching in October? The Spinoff rounds up everything that’s coming to streaming services this month.

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Science
Oct 1, 2020

100 Year Forecast: What will climate change mean for our animals?

Watch all five episodes of 100 Year Forecast and see the special interactive website now.

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Science
Sep 30, 2020

100 Year Forecast: Where will New Zealand be most at risk from flooding?

Watch all five episodes of 100 Year Forecast and see the special interactive website now.

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Conversations That Count
Sep 30, 2020

Misinformation isn’t new, so how can we control it?

Conversations that Count – Ngā Kōrero Whai Take takes a deep-dive into the complicated world of online misinformation and disinformation.

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Science
Sep 29, 2020

100 Year Forecast: Where will New Zealand get wetter and drier?

Watch all five episodes of 100 Year Forecast and see the special interactive website now.

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Science
Sep 28, 2020

100 Year Forecast: How do we know the climate is changing?

Watch all five episodes of 100 Year Forecast and see the special interactive website now.

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Society
Sep 23, 2020

Announcing 100 Year Forecast, a new interactive climate series

How will Aotearoa change over the next century if we don't take climate action now? Watch all five episodes and read the special interactive feature on The Spinoff from Monday.

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Politics
Sep 22, 2020

Election 2020: Leader debate bingo (or drinking game if you like)

The first leader debate begins at 7pm on TVNZ 1. Ready your pencils.

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Media
Sep 22, 2020

An important notice for The Spinoff Members

We recently built our own members platform so that readers can donate to and support our journalism in a more direct way. If you're a Spinoff Member, here's how it affects you.

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