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Rihanna vocal about Star Trek

Singer Rihanna's song for Star Trek Beyond, Sledgehammer, is epic.

Her song for the latest installment of the franchise nails the mix of power and gravitas that the best science fiction offers.

Michael Jackson hated Prince

According to sources, Michael Jackson and Prince had a long running rivalry that Jackson never forgot.

They may be gone, but the rivalry between the Princes of pop is not forgotten.

RECAP: Zeros on The Block NZ

"They want sophisticated? I'll give them sophisticated" says Big Dyls, assorting his sun dried tomatoes and chunks of Brie.

"In my guestimation, it's been quite a week." That it has Mark Richardson, that it has.

Cliff Curtis's zombie game-changer

It meant a lot to Cliff Curtis when Fear the Walking Dead decided to make his character Maori.

Currently in New Zealand, one of our most successful acting exports talks talks about his strategy of joining Fear the Walking Dead.

Jay Leno rolls in 2500hp stunt car video

Jay Leno survived this rollover accident at a speedway in California.

A car crazy Jay Leno has walked away from a spectacularly scary crash in a 2500 horsepower Barracuda race car.

Bridging the gap for performers

Kit Haines and Verity Craft want to give performers an opportunity to make a career out of musical theatre.

A pair of theatre enthusiasts are hoping to provide people with more professional musical theatre opportunities.

What happened in Game of Thrones finale

Long may she reign: Cersei takes her seat on the iron throne.

SPOILER: Game of Thrones' season finale made us cry for many reasons, one being that it will be 10 months before we revisit Westeros.

Timberlake in trouble with fans video

Justin Timberlake is in trouble with the internet.

Singer apologises for patronising response to being accused of appropriating black culture.

GoT recap: The finale

Ser Robert is lumbering, inarticulate, repetitive and dedicated.

SPOILERS: Game of Thrones season 6 finale proves why its the king of television.

Coldplay end soggy Glastonbury

Glastonbury 2016 from Coldplay's stage.

Coldplay's headlining set ends Glastonbury Festival with a little hope following Brexit vote.

Dynamic duo deliver the laughs

Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart wring every possible laugh out of Central Intelligence's script.

REVIEW: In the hands of a couple of less likeable performers, this could have been the sorriest load of old rubbish you'll see all year.

A picture of Auckland gallery

'Pop's Desk' was judged the winning image of this year's Nikon Auckland Photo Day.

Family, sporting and domestic scenes shine in 24-hour photo competition.

Dexys have got it covered

Some people think of Dexy's Midnight Runners as a one-hit-wonder, but they are not.

Some people think of Dexy's Midnight Runners as a one-hit-wonder, but they are not.

Lindauer forger eludes police

The portrait said to be of Hamiora Maioha, purportedly by Gottfried Lindauer but now known to be a forgery, was snapped ...

Investigation fails to discover who faked a painting that cost the Alexander Turnbull Library $75,000.

Beyonce steals the show video

Kendrick Lamar and Beyonce perform Freedom at the 2016 BET Awards.

The Prince tributes flowed and Beyonce made a dramatic entrance at the BET Awards.

'There was so much blood' video

Oscar Pistorius sits in the dock during his sentencing hearing at North Gauteng High Court don June 13, 2016.

Olympian Oscar Pistorius says the girlfriend he murdered would want him to be free.

Blow-by-blow: Game of Thrones finale

Watch the preview for the final episode of season 6 Game of Thrones: The Winds of Winter.

SPOILERS: The season six finale was epic. Our resident Games fanatics watched it live - here's what happened...

TSwift 'livid' with Kanye

Taylor Swift is not impressed.

Taylor Swift or her team are yet to speak about the naked video, but she is reportedly "livid".

New generation finds its Roots video

London-born Malachi Kirby plays Kunta Kinte in the new version of the seminal 1970s TV series Roots.

Star Trek's LeVar Burton crosses another generation gap in the slavery epic, Roots.

Chemistry central to Intelligence's charm

Central Intelligence is unusual for a Hollywood movie in that it stars two people of colour in a film aimed at general ...

Expect to see more films with a little Hart and a big Johnson together

King of the Orcs plays idiot at theatre

Actor John Rawls is enjoying his time on Waiheke preparing for his role as comic character Sir Andrew Aguecheek in ...

Waiheke audiences will get the chance to see Hobbit movie actor John Rawls in Twelfth Night this July.

Game of Rhones returns

Some of the characters in costume at the Sydney Game of Rhones.

With Game of Thrones' sixth season wrapped up, fans still have wine and dress-ups to enjoy.

Avoiding GOT spoilers video

Daenerys Targaryen: Has she returned to Westeros?

The road to spoiler-free Game Of Thrones viewing is fraught with peril.

Naz's engagement revelation video

Naz Khanjani has revealed her heartbreaking past.

"We'd sent out wedding invitations" the Bachelor NZ's Naz Khanjani told Woman's Day.

Rockin' the region

Nomad guitarist George Young in action during the Smokefree Rockquest Marlborough regional final on Friday night. The ...

Marlborough Boys' College band take out Smokefree Rockquest regional final.

Musical offers lots of laughs

Newcomer Ferdia Walsh-Peelo is simply superb as Sing Street's singer-songwriter Conor Lalor.

REVIEW: This bittersweet Irish-set tale is sure to strike a chord with anyone who remembers the thrill of being young and in love.

DVD Review: Hail, Caesar! video

George Clooney heads an all-star cast in Hail, Caesar!

REVIEW: The Coens' latest proves they still have the comedic golden touch.

Tay-tay jets in to meet mum

Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston are dating.

A very Swift romance indeed...

What now for naked celebs?

A Taylor Swift look-a-like is featured lying next to West in the music video, Famous.

It's your handy who's who of the nude stars in Kanye West's new NSFW music video.

Leaving the comfort zone

Artist Sheyne Tuffery with his plywood work 'Cloak', now on show at the Millennium Public Art Gallery in Blenheim.

Sheyne Tuffery pushes the boat out with Blenheim exhibition

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