M.I.A's new politically charged video

M.I.A. takes a refugees journey in the video she directed for her track 'Borders'.

Hollywood from May to December

Whopping age gaps aren't uncommon in Tinseltown, here are a few of the more unconventional romantic pairings.

Mary-Kate's May/December wedding

Mary-Kate Olsen, 29, has officially married her fiance Olivier Sarkozy, 46, in Manhattan.

New head of film and literature board

Dr Don Mathieson, the Film and Literature Board of Review president who staunchly banned controversial novel Into The River, is set to be replaced.

Ladi6 is a married ladi now

Musician Ladi6 wed her longtime partner in an intimate island ceremony, that came as a surprise to family and friends.

82-year-old rocker

Brian Hawkins may be 82, but he plans to be dancing to the beat at the AC/DC concert in Wellington in December.

Have yourself a Kooky Christmas

Hasselhof and Colonel Sanders among weirdest Christmas albums of all time.

A delightful Christmas tale

A Child's Christmas in Wales and other memories of childhood is a most engaging and entertaining piece of theatre.

See TSwift's cutest moments

Ten (or so) things you didn't know about the Pop Princess who loves cats, her fans and laughing at herself.

Dame Kate honoured

Kiwi queen of stage and screen gains Equity's highest honour.

Craig David is back

He was Walking Away but now he's back.

Star Wars toys a Christmas hit

In the lead-up to Christmas, a new force has awoken in toy stores around the country.

'I even do farts in front of him!'

Matilda Rice overshares in this week's gossip file.

Journalism movies are back in vogue

Hold the front page: a new wave of films about journalism is about to break.

Herbie's hot price a Beetle record

An iconic movie car from the 70s and 80s has been sold for a record price for its model.

Five Things We Learned: The Block NZ

Kitchens sell houses and first impressions count - what should you look out for in your home?

Guest Blog: Audiences of the World Unite

Simon Sweetman


Nic Cave-Lynch of Tymar Lighting approached me with the offer of a guest post about lighting, something from his point of view. We haven't really discussed lighting at concerts here. And I'm not sure why. So why not start with one of the experts leading a discussion...someone who at the least knows what he's talking about. My thanks to Nic for offering this. Over to him now...

Why Karen Olsen really quit

Popular weather presenter Karen Olsen has finally revealed the truth behind her sudden departure from TVNZ.

Art and Matilda so in love

The Bachelor's winning duo have launched their first joint project, and it's sickeningly adorable.

Director apologises for 'whitewashed' Egypt

Alex Proyas says sorry for casting predominantly white actors in his action fantasy, Gods of Egypt.