X Factor: Lili goes home

Lili Bayliss left the X Factor on Monday night.

11:11 PM  Monday night's show saw Lili Bayliss eliminated, in her fourth week in the bottom two.

A bit of X factor for dance show

Dominic Bowden will bring his extensive hosting experience to the new season of Dancing with the Stars.

X Factor's Dominic Bowden and radio DJ Sharyn Casey will take the reins of Dancing with the Stars.

Hawking gives 1D fans hope video

Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking arrives at the British Academy of Film and Arts (BAFTA) awards ceremony at the Royal Opera House in London February 8, 2015.    REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett (BRITAIN - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY)

"Finally, a question about something important." Stephen Hawking's take on Zayn Malik's 1D departure.

Kiwi's pop portrait goes viral

Sam Smith watercolour portrait.

A watercolour portrait of singer Sam Smith painted by a Kiwi artist has taken the internet by storm.

Winehouse family slam film video

Amy Winehouse died, aged 27, of accidental alcohol poisoning in July 2011.

Amy Winehouse's family criticise documentary about the late singer saying it "contains basic untruths".

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Hawking gives hope to 1D fans video

Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking arrives at the British Academy of Film and Arts (BAFTA) awards ceremony at the Royal Opera House in London February 8, 2015.    REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett (BRITAIN - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY)

"Finally, a question about something important." Stephen Hawking uses theoretical physics to give hope to One Direction fans missing Zayn Malik.

Kiwi's pop star portrait goes viral

A watercolour portrait of singer Sam Smith painted by a Kiwi artist has gone viral.

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Winehouse family condemn film video

Amy Winehouse died, aged 27, of accidental alcohol poisoning in July 2011.

Amy Winehouse's family criticise a documentary about the late singer saying it's "misleading and contains some basic untruths".

Why Adam Sandler is all our fault

OPINION: "I'm not particularly talented," the actor has said. "And yet I'm a multi-millionaire." And the blame lies entirely at our doors.

Scarlett Johansson looks on as her Avengers co-star Mark Ruffalo tries out some red carpet poses.

Avengers stars in sexism switch video

Mark Ruffalo gets a taste of life as a woman in Hollywood when an interviewer asks him the questions usually reserved for Avengers co-star Scarlett Johansson.

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Winehouse family condemn film video

Amy Winehouse died, aged 27, of accidental alcohol poisoning in July 2011.

Amy Winehouse's family criticise a documentary about the late singer saying it's "misleading and contains some basic untruths".

Sexism in classic dad songs video

Much is made of misogyny in hip-hop, but what about the "nice guys" of music who've been doing the same for years?

American popstar Demi Lovato took time out during her Auckland concert to praise transgender icon Bruce Jenner's bravery.

Review: Demi Lovato in Auckland

The singer used what little time she had on stage to praise Bruce Jenner and rock out with her fans.

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X Factor: Lili goes home

Lili Bayliss left the X Factor on Monday night.

11:11 PM  Monday night's show saw Lili Bayliss eliminated, in her fourth week in the bottom two.

X Factor recap: More lies?

I don’t like being lied to and I am not convinced the X Factor was honest with us in Sunday night's show.

Dominic Bowden will bring his extensive hosting experience to the new season of Dancing with the Stars.

A bit of X factor for dance show

X Factor's Dominic Bowden and radio DJ Sharyn Casey will take the reins of Dancing with the Stars.

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Giving birth in house of horrors

While in captivity, Amanda Berry gave birth to a baby girl named Jocelyn, who Berry believes was conceived that morning after her mother died.

10:27 PM  Cleveland kidnapping victim Amanda Berry tells how she gave birth to her rapist's daughter in captivity.

Satin Island: fascinating and infuriating

REVIEW: Satin Island takes the reader into strange places, in fascinating detail.

A neuroscientist who studies the adolescent mindset has provocative new insights on the teenage brain.

Science unlocks teenage brain

A neuroscientist who studies the adolescent mindset has provocative new insights.

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10 art galleries to see in Christchurch

Rachel Ratten, My Great Uncle's Dog (2015), oil on linen, at Chambers241.

Despite what you may have heard, contemporary art is alive and well in Christchurch.

WWI exhibition at St Paul's

A Titahi Bay woman is the brains behind a World War I exhibition at St Paul's Cathedral.

Chris Parker explores the controversy around John Keys hair pulling through interpretive dance.

Pony tales inspire funny men video

Finding inspiration from the Prime Minister's latest saga proves no problem for comedians or cartoonists.

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Luxury comedy with Noel Fielding

Mighty Boosh star Noel Fielding is on his way to New Zealand.

Mighty Boosh star and comedian Noel Fielding is about to tour New Zealand for the first time.

Comedy live chat: Ed Byrne

The NZ International Comedy Festival is about to kick off and we have Irish-funnyman, Ed Byrne joining us for a live chat.

Emily Perkins has updated Ibsen's A Dolls' House for the Auckland Theatre Company.

Classic themes, modern view

Acclaimed novelist Emily Perkins has turned to the theatre - the difficult challenge of adapting Ibsen's classic play A Doll's House

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Hawking gives hope to 1D fans

"Finally, a question about something important." Stephen Hawking uses theoretical physics to give hope to One Direction fans missing Zayn Malik.

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