Filthy Rich comes to our screens

Filthy Rich, TVNZ

It cost millions to make - and now TVNZ's flashy new drama Filthy Rich is set to air.

Dai Henwood's family focus

Host Dai Henwood and the first two families competing on the set of Family Feud.

Comic Dai Henwood will step down from stand-up comedy to focus on his new gameshow.

Dreams, drugs? Better Call Saul video

Jonathan Banks and Bob Odenkirk for Better Call Saul.

Albuquerque loves Breaking Bad - and the town is equally excited about its spin-off, Better Call Saul.

Persistence with Carol pays off

Rooney Mara and Cate Blanchett bring Phyllis Nagy's cinematic adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's The Price of Salt to life in Carol.

Carol screenwriter Phyllis Nagy reveals how the film nearly never made it to the big screen.

Kanye disses Swift in song video

Kanye West and Taylor Swift are reportedly feuding once again.

"I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex, I made that b***h famous", Kanye raps.

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celebrities

Rihanna's designs hit the runway

Rihanna comes out to take a bow at the end of the show.

Black and white designs with "Gothic undertones" feature in the singer's debut collection with Puma at NYFW.

Celebs and their custom cars video

A lot of celebrities - everybody from Nick Jonas to Kendall Jenner - are driving classic old cars.

Dotcom reunited with girlfriend?

Muso Jamie McDell on a mission to clean up the Hauraki

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film

Now Showing: Zoolander 2

Penelope Cruz joins Ben Stiller's fashion comedy franchise in Zoolander 2.

REVIEW: Cameos triumph over plot in utterly disposable Zoolander 2

Streep: We're all Africans

Heading up international film jury, Meryl Streep says all of humanity originated in Africa.

Rooney Mara and Cate Blanchett bring Phyllis Nagy's cinematic adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's The Price of Salt to life in Carol.

Elegy to a friendship

Carol screenwriter Phyllis Nagy reveals how it nearly never made it to the big screen

music

West disses Swift in song video

Kanye West and Taylor Swift are reportedly feuding once again.

"I feel like me and Taylor might still have sex, I made that b*tch famous" West raps.

OK Go's new video scales new heights

OK Go fly high with their latest music video, filmed aboard a plane travelling at zero gravity.

Sustainable Coastlines is partnering with Contiki and musician Jamie McDell to do a clean up of Motuihe Island in the Hauraki Gulf at the end of February.

Muso Jamie McDell on a mission to clean up the Hauraki

Kiwi songstress Jamie McDell is not afraid to get her hands dirty for a good cause.

tv & radio

Unique Kiwi study to feature in doco

A four decade long study is helping to unlock the secrets of aging.

A documentary four decades in the making has attracted global interest.

Celebrity rider suffers head injury

Top Kiwi horse rider suffers a concussion and memory loss after falling from her horse during rehearsal.

Mediaworks company director Julie Christie and chief executive Mark Weldon.

TV row erupts over $5m soap

TV bosses in war of words in funding bid for soap modelled on Home and Away.

books

Richard Dawkins suffers stroke, cancels tour

Richard Dawkins suffered a minor stroke on Saturday night

The celebrity biologist and atheist suffered a minor stroke, forcing him to cancel his trip to New Zealand.

Harry Potter returns for 8th book

Harry Potter fans, this is not a drill, an eighth edition is really happening.

Boy wizard Harry Potter is a stressed father of three in the new story.

Potter 'biggest book of 2016'

The eighth Harry Potter book won't be available for months, but fans are already in a frenzy.

arts

She's got your 20,000 meals covered

Construction of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo's castle at Wellington's Westpac Stadium.

The 1200-strong cast of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo won't go hungry on Dilys Grant's watch.

Life events inspire musical

An adoption. A gender transition. And now, a musical, inspired by their story

Lands End Garden Club publicity officer Paddy Rowe sits in one of the Bluff gardens which will be open to the public this weekend.

Art and culture blooming in Bluff

February is shaping up to be busy in Bluff.

stage & theatre

Romantic show gets debut gallery

Cindy of Samoa, left, is the narrator of transgender musical, People Like Us, directed by Borni te Rongopai Tukiwaho, and written by Joanna Jayne St John.

A writer is hoping audiences will be able to identify with her show about transgender romance.

Shakespeare draws a crowd

Southlanders flock to Queens Park in Invercargill for the opening night of Shakespeare in the Park.

Cirque du Soleil's Quidam performers.

Circus clown 'manhandled' woman

A woman has complained to Cirque Du Soleil promoters after she was "manhandled" by a clown during the show.

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