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'It was a joke': Married at First Sight contestant backs Haydn Daniels' claims

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 13:22:21 +1300

Another Married at First Sight NZ participant has challenged the process for matching couples on the show as one of her fellow-participants prepares for a court case arising from his involvement on the popular reality series.

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Elvis Presley's daughter tells court she has $14k left from $100m inheritance

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 13:09:28 +1300

Elvis Presley's daughter says she has just $US14,000 ($NZ19,000) left of her father's fortune.

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Splore review: Dizzee Rascal hits the spot at top place to party

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 13:20:16 +1300

REVIEW: "This ain't no regular day s...."

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Surprise! Emily Ratajkowski just got married

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 12:58:29 +1300

Actress Emily Ratajkowski has tied the knot with her boyfriend of just weeks in a surprise courthouse wedding.

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PM's partner Clarke Gayford prepares for parenthood and the catch of a lifetime

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 05:00:00 +1300

An image of two big fishing hooks with a tiny one tucked between them announced to the world last month that Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford were expecting a baby.

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Will & Grace stars explain how making us laugh is a serious business

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 10:00:00 +1300

Playing Jack and Karen – Will & Grace's hilarious pals in the hit sit-com – might sound like a barrel of laughs but as Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally tell us, there's plenty of pain and tears on set.

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Cold Feet's John Thompson leaves 'comfort zone' for The Moonstone

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 05:00:00 +1300

A trip back in time proved no joke for comedian and Cold Feet star John Thomson.

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The Chase's Shaun Wallace says he's 'like one of those superheroes'

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 05:00:00 +1300

He is the stone-faced sentinel of The Chase, guarding the cash jackpot from the clutches of nervous amateur quizzers. But over the phone, Shaun Wallace couldn't be friendlier. His unmistakable voice cheerfully booms down the line from his home in London. 

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Mark E. Smith - more rant'n'roil than rock'n'roll

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 05:00:00 +1300

Mark E. Smith, singer, songwriter: b March 5, 1957, Salford, England; d January 24, 2018, Prestwich, England, aged 60.

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Comedian Stephen Fry reveals he has prostate cancer

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 03:42:12 +1300

British comedian and actor Stephen Fry has revealed that he is suffering from prostate cancer.

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Thousands gather for Waka Odyssey and the opening of the New Zealand Festival

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 22:09:33 +1300

Roughly 3000 years of voyaging history were summed up in one night as about 20,000 people gathered at Wellington's waterfront at dusk to witness the arrival of a fleet of Waka, and the opening of the New Zealand Festival.

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Sickness forces Primal Scream to cancel its sell-out gig

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:18:17 +1300

British rock band Primal Scream has been forced to cancel its Friday night gig.

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Art, music and a golden nude on offer for latest iteration of The Performance Arcade

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:22:39 +1300

Inside a handful of carefully stacked shipping containers on the Wellington waterfront, artists from near and far are pushing the boundaries of what constitutes art.

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The New Zealand Festival opens with a once-in-a-lifetime event - a waka fleet

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:00:04 +1300

They've sailed to the Capital from as far away as Samoa and as near as Lower Hutt to celebrate the arts. 

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Amy Poehler slams National Rifle Association for using her image in Twitter post

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:47:38 +1300

Amy Poehler has called out the National Rifle Association (NRA) for using her image in a Twitter post.

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Listening Post: The Shins/Lucy Dacus/Big Star

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:00:00 +1300

Lucy Dacus
(The Label)

★★★★ 1/2

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Broods singer Georgia Nott makes solo album with all-women collaborators

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:04:11 +1300

Broods' Georgia Nott is sick of being told she "needs a man".

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Wilde Ride's Kirk Torrance: "It's as hard as ever to get acting gigs"

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:00:00 +1300

Starring in another drama set in west Auckland may seem like familiar territory for Outrageous Fortune's Kirk Torrance.

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Bali Haque: A kick back to the Mike Hosking boot into aid agencies

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:47:32 +1300

OPINION: Oxfam is in trouble and Mike Hosking has used its plight to put the boot in. 

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Big art auction set to bolster museum's strained finances

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:08:11 +1300

A large sale is set to boost the coffers of Masterton's Aratoi art museum.

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