Another season of Thunderbirds remake commissioned before first even screens on network TV.
French for Rabbits play Wellington tomorrow after several months overseas.
Music, comedy, theatre, film, and the festive season. Here's what's on in Wellington.
Wellington arts, a year in revue
Every year Wellington is filled with weird and wonderful events, and 2014 didn't disappoint.
REVIEW: Think of Obvious Child as a well delivered retort to the implicit morality tale that lies at the heart of Knocked Up.
REVIEW: The Water Diviner's delicate story collapses under the weight of its leading man and director.
The 132-year-old New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts has had a rocky year, but it's determined to rebuild.
REVIEW: Paddington is reminiscent of Mousehunt and Nanny McPhee, a surprising delight and perfect school holiday entertainment.
REVIEW: Folies Bergere is both an enjoyable story and a fantastic showcase for a terrific French actress.
Filmmaker Peter Jackson adds another honour to his swag of Oscars.
Wellington's Jonathan Abernethy was a self-confessed music department irritant at school. He's just won a major Australian opera prize and can hardly believe his good fortune.
The Musical Island Boys have had a success for glittering success, and now they're coming home to perform at Porirua's Festival of the Elements.
The thing with mid-century modern design, says Emma Fox Derwin, is that people love it. Her work is in a new exhibition at The Dowse.
Forty years ago Dame Joy Cowley wrote about a deaf boy who couldn't talk. For the past month, the writer tried being The Silent One herself.
The Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards, announced last night, included a salute to the low-profile Simon Elson, who had a big part in making Bats Theatre what it is today.
Flight of the Conchords’ Bret McKenzie and Lorde are both in the running for an Academy Award.
Make the most of raspberry season with these elegant recipes.
Australian duo The Veronicas are back and, not surprisingly, twin sisters Lisa and Jessica Origliasso from Brisbane are eager to talk about their new album.
Yvonne Todd's perfectly weird photographs are spread out in her and City Gallery's biggest-ever solo exhibition,
REVIEW: Amazonia is less a documentary and more a children’s film. Surprisingly, it's recommended.
Seekers fans who enjoyed the musical mix up with metal band offered t-shirts commemorating the occasion.
Benedict Andrews directed Britain’s hottest stage show of 2014 with Gillian Anderson starring in Tennessee Williams’ classic play, set to screen in cinemas this month.
The Love Punch is a lazy and cynical film that really should have been terrific.
Artist James Ford had his car destroyed and simulated vomit with crayons. Now he takes on the scratchie.
Just three weeks after Madeleine Pierard sang with Orchestra Wellington in the La Donna Ideale (The Ideal Woman) concert, she gave birth to her first child.
Artist Shane Cotton is one of 10 chosen to display a body work at the Australian War Memorial as part of Anzac centenary commemorations.
Singer-songwriter Joan Armatrading, who plays Wellington next week, could never be accused of oversharing.
OPINION: Making yourself presentable for the outside world can be tedious, repetitive ordeal.
OPINION: There's more to telling a joke than remembering the punch line.
OPINION: This book is as honest and intimate as when I first read it.
Budding film-maker Mason Cade Packer is already making a name for himself.
Renowned festival's next offering: 120 shows
Wellington's Fringe Festival turns 25 next year and returns with another 120 quirky offerings.
Based on visiting the sets for the final Hobbit film, a proposed film museum can't come soon enough.
Nick Cave plays two sold-out "solo" gigs in Wellington, still accompanied by a band, but not The Bad Seeds.
What I don’t see so often is a micro-budget, self-funded movie that I actually like and enjoy. But once in a while a Sunday comes along, and restores my faith again.
What We Did On Our Holiday starts out as an amiable and pretty sharply observed domestic comedy.
After watching this film you may be inspired to take up the seemingly ubiquitous ice-bucket challenge.
Based on Judith Viorst’s much-loved 1972 children’s book this is is a solid, if unspectacular slice of slapstick, scatological gags and serio-comic parenting advice.
A love letter to New York, its dowagers and his own grandmother, this entertaining and enchanting documentary follows the adventures of street photographer Ari Seth Coh
These fashion portraits are as eerie as they are stunning.
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