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NZ Book Awards future is secure

New Zealand Post Book Awards 2014: Eleanor Catton, Kirsten McDougall and Steven Toussaint.

The New Zealand Book Awards will be going ahead after a new sponsor has been found.

Miley and Kiwi girlfriend go wild

Miley Cyrus and her Kiwi raised girlfriend Stella Maxwell share a piece of cake.

Miley Cyrus and Kiwi raised girlfriend Stella Maxwell had a raucous good time involving cake. 

A foreclosure thriller in Florida

Andrew Garfield plays a tradesman evicted by a ruthless foreclosing agent, only to end up working for him in 99 Homes.

99 Homes is a thriller starring Spider-Man's Andrew Garfield where the backdrop is the collapse of Florida's housing market.

Putting sentences to the sword

Drop and gimme twenty: Auckland writer Helen Sword helps writers fight linguistic flab.

Author, professor, poet, linguistic gym mistress: Helen Sword has written the perfect book for any writer fighting flabby prose.

China rips Let It Go for Winter Games

The Snow and Ice Dance is one of ten songs presented on the organising committee's website.

The Beijing Winter Olympic's official tune sounds a whole lot like Let It Go.

Scientists solve Christie's crimes

The Queen of Crime Agatha Christie

A panel of scientists has discovered a mathematical formula that can solve the writer's murder mysteries

Amy Schumer's tearful plea video

Amy Schumer has voiced support for tighter gun control regulations.

She should be promoting her hit movie, but comedian Amy Schumer held back tears and was forced to say "enough is enough".

The good, the bad and the music

Amy captures the intimate highs and lows of a certain musically talented Jewish girl from North London.

REVIEW: Amy is a powerful, thought-provoking and tragic cautionary tale.

Fantastic Four's racist, sexist interview

The cast of Fantastic Four interviewed by Rock 100.5 Morning Show.

If you thought celebrity interviews couldn't get more awkward and insulting than last week's Cara Delevingne disaster, you were wrong.

The Box Set: August 4 to 10

Laura Langman and the rest of the Silver Ferns begin their quest for netball supremacy on August 7.

The EPL, the Netball World Cup and the World Forklift League all begin in a week of sporting highlights on TV

Walt Disney wasn't an anti-Semite

Experts deny that Walt Disney was an anti-Semite.

Walt Disney was a complex figure, both celebrated and condemned, but allegations that he was a rabid anti-Semite are unproven.

Len Lye Centre attracts thousands

The Len Lye Centre has attracted record numbers in its first week of operation.

In just a week the Len Lye Centre has welcomed more than 13,000 people through its doors.

Filmmaker's tai chi master tribute

Filmmaker Robin Greenberg's film Return of the Free China Junk premieres in Christchurch on August 8 at the NZ International Film Festival.

New Zealand filmmaker pays tribute to history-making Christchurch tai chi master.

Focus on Manawatu art still strong

Stuart Schwartz of Taylor Jensen Fine Arts is celebrating a milestone.

Palmerston North's Taylor Jensen Fine Arts has turned 18 and still holds firm to promoting Manawatu art.

Ghostbusters visit marred by trolls

The female cast of the new Ghostbusters film Melissa McCarthy, Leslie Jones, Kristen Wiig and Kate McKinnon visited sick children over the weekend.

Medical centre patients in got a surprise visit from the new Ghostbusters and the internet isn't happy.

GoT bags a seriously bad guy

Ian McShane (right) as Al Swearengen in Deadwood.

Lovejoy and Deadwood star Ian McShane will appear in the next season of Game of Thrones, which is currently in production.

Hotel hijinks in new burlesque show

Hollie Berry is one of the burlesque stars featured in The Boom Boom Room's latest show.

The Boom Boom Room Burlesque has a new show coming to Palmerston North's Globe Theatre.

Gossip mags: It's Cait vs Kris

Kris Jenner is apparently furious that Cait is taking endorsement deals that were lined up for the Kardashians.

Caitlin Jenner was accused of stealing Kardashian endorsements.

Nadia Lim's MasterChef report

Former Masterchef NZ champion Nadia Lim will provide weekly post-show comment for Stuff on the latest series.

Former Masterchef NZ champion Nadia Lim dishes out on who's rocked Sunday night's "Best of breast"

Cilla's 'disgusting' NZ leg-shot

Dominion chief photographer Barry Durrant photographed Cilla Black in Wellington in 1972.

When Cilla Black visited Wellington in 1972, one photograph of her caused a stir.

The comedy that wouldn't die is reborn

Paul Rudd plays Camp Firewood counselor Andy in Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp.

Wet Hot American Summer is back with more stars and silliness.

Stay in a GoT-inspired home gallery

The island of Lokrum in Croatia serves as the real life backdrop for King’s Landings.

GoT has finished for the year but there's more than one way to experience Westeros.

Watch: Derek Zoolander returns video

Derek Zoolander is back

Ready for another dose of Blue Steel?

Chris Pratt's epic photoshop contest

Jessica Russell said the AMAZING designer Maegan created this.

Star asked his fans to come up with a new Facebook wallpaper for him and the results were insane.

Rudd back in court

Former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd at an earlier court appearance at Tauranga District Court.

Former AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has pleaded not guilty to breaking his home detention conditions.

Cilla Black dies video

British presenter Cilla Black has died at her Spanish home.

British television personality Cilla Black has died at her Spanish home. She was 72.

Hey Dad! star suffers in jail 'hell'

Robert Hughes  is TV series Hey Dad!

Book details how sexual predator Robert Hughes suffers in jail, with fellow inmates throwing faeces and urine-filled milk cartons at him.

Why we actually do like spoilers

Why's everyone busy trying to tease out Jon Snow's fate? (

Our waffling between "no, don't tell me" and "OK, tell me," didn't just materialise with Game of Thrones.

DVD of the Week: Run All Night

Run All Night is now available on DVD.

REVIEW: Liam Neeson displays a slightly different set of skills in Run All Night

Man of the moment

Jeremy Piven enjoys portraying Harry Selfridge's "colourful life" in Mr Selfridge.

Mr Selfridge's Jeremy Piven is making the most of his chances

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