Project Runway Power Rankings, week six: Hell is other designers

In the sixth episode of Project Runway New Zealand, the designers had to make a high-fashion look inspired by wallpaper designs. Henry Oliver ranks the results.

A tale of survival: I watched 42 episodes of Outlander in a week

They said he couldn't do it, but what else are you going to do in seven days? Sam Brooks watched 42 episodes of Outlander in a single week to catch up before the fourth season premiere tonight on Lightbox.

Outlander: Is Jamie and Claire’s relationship worth all the drama?

Time travel, a bleak dalliance with the French King, and some dubious flatmates – is Jamie and Claire's relationship actually worth it? The Spinoff's senior fictional relationship expert Madeleine Chapman passes judgement.

José Barbosa watches Meghan and Harry take New Zealand TV by storm

Tune in to a carnival of royal waves and welly wanging.

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New to Lightbox: The Outlander Viking Spy Who Dumped Me, And Also A Big Shark

Your Northern hemisphere favourites are back this month (Outlander and Vikings) but there be gold on these here Lightbox shores too, yarr. The Spinoff staff run through what's new to Lightbox in the month of November.

The Real Pod: How can you watch reality TV without your eyeballs?

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

I set up an alternative Te Papa outside Te Papa called ‘Also Te Papa’

In episode six of Get It to Te Papa, a Lightbox Original made by The Spinoff, Hayden Donnell's journey finally takes him to the national museum.

Lisa Kudrow is the Meryl Streep of television

To you, she's just Phoebe from Friends. To me, she's the one of the finest actresses of the small screen, writes Sam Brooks.

The Great Kiwi Bake Off Power Rankings: Pavlova puts national pride on the line

Polish off your whisk and separate your egg whites because it's Dessert Week on The Great Kiwi Bake Off. 

An oral history of a life changing encounter with Suzanne Paul

In episode five of Get It to Te Papa, a Lightbox Original made by The Spinoff, Hayden Donnell's odyssey takes him to the front door of New Zealand's only true living legend: Suzanne Paul.

Admit it: Rawdon Christie is better at fancy dress than you are

Alex Casey celebrates New Zealand’s king of the costume box, Rawdon Christie.

Project Runway Power Rankings, week five: Avant-car

In the fifth episode of Project Runway New Zealand, the designers had to make an avant-guard look inspired by a family-friendly car. Henry Oliver ranks the results.

Married at First Sight NZ Power Rankings: Now that’s what I call a reunion episode

Alex Casey delivers her final sermon on season two of Married at First Sight NZ. 

The Spinoff Reviews New Zealand #72: My new bum bag

We review the entire country and culture of New Zealand, one thing at a time. Today, José Barbosa speaks the gospel of fanny packs.

How to do your 2018 TV Halloween costumes right, according to an actual costume designer

Halloween is coming up, and you're panicking. We know, and we're here to help. Costume designer Christopher Stratton has your solutions, both easy and not!

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.