Ladies-only screenings rile men video

Female-only screenings of Wonder Woman aren't going down well with some male fans.

Male moviegoers not impressed by US theatre's plans to hold female-only screenings of Wonder Woman.

Sacked for 'final solution' tweet

Katie Hopkins has reportedly been given the boot by UK radio station Leading Britain's Conversation.

11:49 AM  Outspoken columnist appeared to call for a mass genocide after the Manchester bombing.

Worst films based on TV shows

CHiPs was a beloved TV show that ran from 1977-1983. But there wasn't much to love about the film.

11:40 AM  Plenty of films have looked to TV shows for inspiration. Here are 10 that really missed the mark.

Twin Peaks' stirs memories

Actor Kyle MacLachlan, left, and David Lynch attend the premiere of "Twin Peaks" in Los Angeles, United States.

OPINION: Like others in the know, I watched Twin Peaks fanatically, never missing an episode.

Father's touching letter video

Ariana Grande tweeted that she was "broken" after a bombing at the end of her concert in Manchester on Monday.

His daughters love Ariana Grande, so he gave her some "redneck love" after the concert bombing.

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Reconstructing MasterChef

Gary Mehigan has been MasterChef Australia's "bank manager" for nine seasons.

Aussie reality show highlights why there's now a generational divide when it comes to cooking.

When we were kings - of motorsport

Bruce McLaren, right, with fellow Kiwi driver Denny Hulme.

REVIEW: Roger Donaldson tells the story of a Kiwi motor-racing legend with substance, style and verve.

An unforgettable night

Friday night's concert and the ensemble revolved around the supreme talent of Kenny Barron.

REVIEW: A concert that demanded rapturous applause for the soloing throughout and brought the audience to its feet at the end.

Meteor shining bright again

Madison Hughes is one of the choreographers of Bodies Entwined, a new dance production being staged at the Meteor Theatre.

A trifecta of productions will add intrigue, drama and comedy to Hamilton's theatre scene.

A simple pleasure

Anatoki Peaks (Kahurangi National Park), Ross Whitlock, 2017, oil on panel, 190 x 290mm.

OPINION: An exhibition of new paintings by Ross Whitlock are on show at Taylor Jensen Fine Arts.

A stroll down memory lane

Neil Oliver, host of Coast New Zealand.

TUNNEL VISION: From Patriot's Day to Jean Batten, interesting history was presented on the screen.

Grande returning to play Manchester

Singer Ariana Grande says she'll return to Manchester.

She says she'll return to the "incredibly brave" city to raise money for the victims' families.

Guardians breakout mission

Guardians of the Galaxy Misson: Breakout.

Your mission, should you choose to accept it: help break Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy out of a freakshow-cum-museum.

A place of inclusion

Jonny Kan and Mitchell Pera concentrate on their artwork during a NOA session in the Te Manawa foyer.

Te Manawa's NOA is a group set apart by its inclusiveness.

Shelter takes out top award

The team of eight from Wellington High School were awarded Supreme Winner for 2017 for the Roxy5 Short Film Competition.

Budding film-makers flex their muscles through the Roxy5 Short Film Competition.

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celebrities

Lorde drops hint at next single

Ella Yelich-O'Connor, better known by her stage name Lorde, has teased fans with a small demo of Sober from her new ...

Kiwi pop star Lorde has teased Twitter fans with a series of videos direct from the recording studio.

New remix enhances Beatles' 'perfection'

Let the debate over Sgt. Pepper begin all over again

'I think success helps people see you differently'

Parris, Bennie and the Jets

THE BACHELOR NZ

Viarni: 'We are happy and relieved'

Viarni Bright and Zac Franich were happy they no longer had to keep their relationship a secret.

The Bachelor New Zealand's Zac Franich and Viarni Bright confirmed they are still together.

Bachelor NZ 'twisted experience' video

Lily McManus-Semchyshyn was left hurt when Zac told her he could not continue.

Bachelor runner-up Lily McManus calls the show a "twisted experience" after the final episode ended.

And the winner is... video

Viarni said she was looking forward to being a normal couple, walking down the street holding hands.

The winner of the Bachelor New Zealand 2017 and Zac's heart is Viarni Bright. 

It's decision time, Zac

The final two - Lily McManus-Semchyshyn and Viarni Bright.

This is it, the moment we've all been waiting for: The Bachelor chooses his belle. Join Steve Kilgallon and Glenn McConnell for the most momentous TV moment of the year.

Video

Reconstructing MasterChef

Aussie reality show highlights why there's now a generational divide when it comes to cooking.

film

Guardians breakout mission

Guardians of the Galaxy Misson: Breakout.

Your mission, should you choose to accept it: help break Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy out of a freakshow-cum-museum.

Shelter takes out top award

The team of eight from Wellington High School were awarded Supreme Winner for 2017 for the Roxy5 Short Film Competition.

Budding film-makers flex their muscles through the Roxy5 Short Film Competition.

War Machine made for the small screen

Brad Pitt delivers an over-the-top comedic performance as a military man consumed by his own ego in War Machine.

Brad Pitt stars in story about the downfall of a general overseeing US operations in Afghanistan.

The Force, 40 years strong video

Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford in the original Star Wars.

"Coming To Your Galaxy This Summer," blared the posters, as anticipation for the film began to grow.

music

Grande returning to play Manchester

Singer Ariana Grande says she'll return to Manchester.

She says she'll return to the "incredibly brave" city to raise money for the victims' families.

Music school hits right note

Head of school Grace Liu said her vision for the school is about students as well as teachers growing their knowledge.

Creating a hub in north Auckland, where students and teachers connect is the vision behind a new music school.

One Day hits the right note

Ten years on, 'One Day' has re-entered the charts

Shortland Street's 25th anniversary episode has put OpShop back on the charts.

Listening Post

Slowdive are back with their first album in 22 years.

Our weekly wrap of new music includes indie shoegaze pioneers Slowdive.

tv & radio

One Day hits the right note

Ten years on, 'One Day' has re-entered the charts

Shortland Street's 25th anniversary episode has put OpShop back on the charts.

Shorty: the Making of a Disaster

The anniversary episode took almost twice as long to make as a normal episode.

Behind the scenes of the Mt Ferndale eruption.

Shortland Street volcano panic

Hughes posted a shot of the volcano to his Facebook.

Shortland Street's volcano led some ex-pats to think there was an actual eruption in Auckland.

Watch: Shorty St's Michael Galvin

Michael Galvin has played Dr Chris Warner since Shortland Street began in 1992.

He's been on set since day one as Dr Warner. Michael Galvin joins us to talk about life at NZ's most famous hospital.

Games

Virtual sports taking off video

Junpei Sasaki playing "HADO", in which competitors in head-mounted augmented-reality displays and armband sensors dodge ...

Twelve new sports have been certified in Japan. They all take place in the virtual arena.

Xbox for the p....

Co-owner Jonny Kirkpatrick gives the interactive digital urinal a go at Dux Central in Christchurch.

Forget urinal cake football, now you can drive a racing car while you wee.

Review: Prey

Morgan Yu, playable as either male or female, isn’t exactly a silent protagonist but they’re pretty close.

Prey is a polished game that does a lot of good storytelling, despite not having a particularly original plot.

Review: The Falconers

The Falconers follows Cassie Winter, a young member of a global organisation known as the Order of the Falcon.

New Zealand is a perfect setting for a video game, and this game is proof.

books

Photographing the super-rich

'Generation Wealth' contains over 650 images.

What do you learn after documenting the uber-loaded for over 25 years?

Porirua author a believer in love

Author Susan Holt ttributes the creation of her book to her husband, Robert.

I thought love was only true in fairy tales… meant for someone else, but not for me. So goes the old song.

Book repairer Bill Tito stopping in

Bill Tito with his new project, a standing photo album, and a family bible he recently restored.

Upper Hutt man has been repairing books for over 50 years.

Author's secret agent survival skills

Acclaimed children's illustrator and author Lauren Child signs books for fan and St Joseph's school student, Phoebe ...

Charlie and Lola author stopped in Queenstown to talk to primary school students before festival.

arts

A place of inclusion

Jonny Kan and Mitchell Pera concentrate on their artwork during a NOA session in the Te Manawa foyer.

Te Manawa's NOA is a group set apart by its inclusiveness.

Pupils dazzle at Stage Challenge

Rangitikei College pupils perform at Stage Challenge in Palmerston North.

Hundreds of young performers dazzled at the Manawatu Stage Challenge.

Shooting the stars

Kapiti photographer Mick Finn's work Matariki is on show at Waikanae's Artel Galley.

Kapiti artist Mick Finn's finest work happens in the wee small hours when the night sky is at its brightest.

Internationally acclaimed exhibition causes capital loss

Cindy Sherman
Untitled, 2007 / 2008

Organisers say a $1m art exhibition that sold just 25,000 tickets was a success.

stage & theatre

The Questionnaire: Mark Hadlow

Mark Hadlow: je ne regrette rien.

Multi-talented Kiwi actor Mark Hadlow tackles our Q and A.

Ticket scalping hurting Wellington

Wellington's St James Theatre.

Wellingtonians might be left all dressed up with nowhere to go if the angst between local promoters and council doesn't ease.

How Bruce Lee inspires Black Grace

Black Grace founder Neil Ieremia has always been keen on rocking the establishment's "boat".

Why one veteran Kiwi artiste is still enjoying being "the wrong guy in the wrong job".

The opera star who wouldn't sing

18052017 News photo Monique Ford / FAIRFAX NZ
There are nine principals in the New Zealand Opera cast for Carmen and ...

The only NZ resident in New Zealand Opera's Carmen on why he was once embarrassed to sing.

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