Recognise this little heartbreaker?

The Bachelor posted the photo of his dapper younger self captioned, "Lil' Bach. est 1983".

2:07 PM  The roses were in his cheeks in those days, but that clever smile hasn't changed a bit.

Kids' TV: Rivalry fuels fun

Adam Percival and Eve Palmer are the hosts of The Adam and Eve Show.

1:49 PM  Kids' afternoon telly has come a long way since the days of After School and 3.45 Live

No rest for wicked Sabbath

Ozzy Osbourne might be 67 but he can still rock a stage with the best of them.

1:47 PM  They rocked the Vector Arena on Thursday and next up the metal veterans take on Dunedin.

Prince doctor under scrutiny

Investigators are looking into what drugs were on a plane Prince was on before his death and what drugs were at his home.

In an echo of Michael Jackson's death, investigators are looking into Prince's doctor.

Rhys Darby's ode to the thong

Rhys Darby: jandal advocate.

1:08 PM  Rhys Darby has reunited with his band, and together, they've produced a thing of beauty. 

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Lemonade a triumph…of marketing

When life gives you lemons, make an album called Lemonade like Beyonce.

Good on Beyonce and Jay Z for marketing to emotion and exploiting the masses.

Casting the key to Marvel's success

Captain America (Chris Evans) and Iron Man (Robert Downey jnr) face off in Captain America: Civil War.

Captain Chris Evans admits to having made a lot of bad movies before taking on the star-spangled costume

Nuns still gunning for Katy Perry

Katy Perry at  the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards.

The saga of the pop singer and the Catholic sisters has taken a new twist. 

Talk show host's toilet trauma video

Today show host Matt Lauer said he "held it" for four days on a camping trip to New Zealand, rather than face the long drop.

US anchorman and self-confessed germaphobe Matt Lauer wasn't a fan of New Zealand's long drops.

Gisele gives a catwalk lesson video

With that kind of support, it's no wonder Jimmy Fallon cracked it.

The supermodel is retiring from the catwalk, and she's chosen Jimmy Fallon as her heir.

Azalea clarifies 'Becky' comment

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 19:  Iggy Azalea speaks during Bonds 100th birthday celebration event at Cafe Sydney on ...

The Australian singer has insisted that she doesn't think Beyonce was being racist in her new album.

Axl Rose not popular with AC/DC fans

Angus Young is the sole original member left in AC/DC.

Refunds are being offered for those fans not happy with Brian Johnson's replacement.

That time Beyonce was a CIA spy

Making Lemonade with a baseball bat - Beyonce gets involved.

Is the CIA ready for this jelly? The conspiracy theorists sure think so.

Celebrity makes secret visit

Scarlett Johansson has been ruled out as Marlborough's mystery celebrity visitor.

If it's not Scarlett Johansson or Ozzy Osbourne, who is it?

Art teacher fired for saying the V-word video

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Any discussion of Georgia O'Keefe's famous flowers must go there. It was costly for one teacher.

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Rhys Darby's ode to the thong

Rhys Darby: jandal advocate.

1:08 PM  Rhys Darby has reunited with his band, and together, they've produced a thing of beauty. 

Nuns still gunning for Katy Perry

The saga of the pop singer and the Catholic sisters has taken a new twist. 

Prince doctor under scrutiny

Gisele gives a catwalk lesson video

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Casting the key to Marvel's success

Captain Chris Evans admits to having made a lot of bad movies before taking on the star-spangled costume

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Wilderpeople among NZ's highest grossing films

Actors Sam Neill and Julian Dennison  in the Taika Waititi film Hunt for the Wilderpeople.

A story of unlikely friendship forged in the New Zealand wilderness has become the second highest grossing film in the country's history. 

Maori TV a hit in New York video

Te Mana o te Moana The Pacific Voyagers traces the two-year voyage of seven waka as they traverse the Pacific Ocean.

A Maori Television film has impressed at the New York Film and Television Awards.

Why ban popcorn?

Popcorn: An essential part of a trip to the movies, or a smelly abomination that lodges between your teeth for days?

OPINION: If Bruce Willis is drilling into an asteroid, get it into you, but if Hugh Grant is teaching a Royal to fish, maybe not.

Surprise visit from French actress

Juliette Binoche attends the 'Nobody Wants the Night' premiere during the 65th Berlinale International Film Festival at ...

"I looked up and there she was, and my heart went a little quavery."

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Azalea clarifies 'Becky' comment

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 19:  Iggy Azalea speaks during Bonds 100th birthday celebration event at Cafe Sydney on ...

The Australian singer has insisted that she doesn't think Beyonce was being racist in her new album.

Axl Rose not popular with AC/DC fans

Angus Young is the sole original member left in AC/DC.

Refunds are being offered for those fans not happy with Brian Johnson's replacement.

That time Beyonce was a CIA spy

Making Lemonade with a baseball bat - Beyonce gets involved.

Is the CIA ready for this jelly? The conspiracy theorists sure think so.

Black Sabbath: Fear the reaper

Black Sabbath's Ozzy Osbourne and the rest of the band are calling it quits after their current tour.

Black Sabbath's lead singer admits the death of so many of his colleagues has him thinking about his own mortality

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Gabriel Macht on privacy, piracy and fame

Gabriel Macht with co-stars Sarah Rafferty and Rick Hoffman.

Suits star explains how he is different to his character Harvey Specter.

MaFS: 'My manspace is sacred'

Simone and Xavier are quickly consumed by banalities.

Time for the newlyweds to move in together. But will weird personal grooming habits and temper tantrums prevent love at second sight?  

Where new town meets old country

Tatler editor Kate Reardon describes herself as a "honking great Sloane".

REVIEW: Look beyond the superficial exterior and Inside Tatler is an interesting look at the British class system

HBO's women 'sex objects'

For all of Game of Thrones' nastiness, it was the brutal rape of Sansa Stark that turned many fans away from the show.

​OPINION: HBO's male-centric programming treats women as plot devices to serve male protagonists.

books

Book returned... 68 years late

A woman has returned A.W. Reed's Myths and Legends of Maoriland nearly 68 years after it was due.

She borrowed the book as a child and returned it as a grandmother - but avoids a $7,300 fine.

Suzanne McFadden: Best Books I Never Wrote

Striking Gold by Suzanne McFadden

Suzanne McFadden shares her favourite books.

Review: Dog Run Moon by Callan Wink

Dog Run Moon by Callan Wink

The wilds of Montana are brought into sharp focus in this debut story collection.

Reviews: Fits & Starts, Beside Herself

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Two poetry collections delight the senses.

arts

Art teacher fired for saying the V-word video

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Any discussion of Georgia O'Keefe's famous flowers must go there. It was costly for one teacher.

And the winner is...

Marlborough District Councillor Jenny Andrews will open the Peters Doig Marlborough Art Awards.

Watercolours, digital graphics and photographs will battle for the supreme art award.

The colour of home

Amey Bell Booth's paintings capture flowers and everyday objects.

Amey Bell-Booth's paint brush is never dull as Carly Thomas found out.

Fantastic Beasts in the book store

Eddie Redmayne in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

The script of JK Rowling's Harry Potter prequel will be released as a book.

stage & theatre

Old safe found at theatre

Nobody is sure of what treasures could lie inside the mystery safe found during renovations at Clarence Street Theatre.

Nobody knows what's in the old Clarence St Theatre safe ... or how to open it.

Royal NZ Ballet's journey to Oz video

Lucy Green as Dorothy in the Royal New Zealand Ballet's Wizard of Oz.

Disaster meant it was cancelled the first time, but RNZB's The Wizard of OZ has got the gold and green light.

Clowning around with Lords of Strut video

Lords of Strut: Cormac Mohally, left, and Cian Kinsella.

Dance moves, aerobics gear and a whipping with pool noodles - this is Irish comedy duo Lords of Strut.

Comedy Festival review: Felicity Ward

Felicity Ward.

It's rare to see a comedy show that has been performed dozens, even scores of times. 

NZ Comedy Fest 2016

Win! NZ Comedy Fest passes

Nick Cody is here for the NZ Comedy Fest.

Aucklanders, fancy seeing a great comedy show? Here's your chance.

Rhys Darby's ode to the thong

Rhys Darby: jandal advocate.

Rhys Darby has reunited with his band, and together, they've produced a thing of beauty. 

Clowning around with Lords of Strut video

Lords of Strut: Cormac Mohally, left, and Cian Kinsella.

Dance moves, aerobics gear and a whipping with pool noodles - this is Irish comedy duo Lords of Strut.

Comedy Festival review: Alexis Dubus

Alexis Dubus.

REVIEW: "Good evening," says Alexis Dubus. "Well, good afternoon," he then admits.

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