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Creative rebuild inspires doco

Wellington street artists BMD create a large blueprint-inspired piece of street art in Cashel St.

A coin-operated dance floor and a bar made out of scaffolding inspire documentary about the Christchurch rebuild.

Series takes look at bullying

Series producer Gary Scott.

Local three-part documentary series Bullies looks at bullying in the workplace, in schools and in cyberspace.

The Box Set: July 7 to 13

Bear Grylls takes Miranda Hart on a wild weekend in a documentary on Prime.

Sporting contests dominate the week's television viewing

DWTS: The mullets have spoken gallery

Chrystal shows her cheeky side.

Double elimination night on Dancing With The Stars means double the fun.

Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis marry

Mila Kunis (L) has reportedly married Ashton Kutcher.

That '70s Show stars Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis are reportedly married.

Lotto's Winning Wheel set to go

Lotto's Winning Wheel is set to be replaced.

As part of the show's move to TV One, the Winning Wheel is being replaced by a new-look draw.

Book Awards to return next year

Eleanor Catton won the fiction category of the New Zealand Book Awards in 2014 for The Luminaries.

The New Zealand Book Awards will return in 2016 with an annual fiction prize of $50,000, it has been announced.

Harington's hairdo turns heads

Kit Harrington has yet to cut his hair after his character Jon Snow was killed off in Game of Thrones.

Game of Thrones fans are buzzing after actor appears at Wimbledon sporting a familiar look.

Malia Obama on the set of Girls

Malia Obama on the set of Girls.

Keen filmmaker Malia Obama scores a gig working for the crew on Girls.

Bread Winner win 48 Hour Film Fest video

The Chess Club team:Tomas Cottle, Paul Harrop, James Kupa, Barnaby Fredric, Sam Bunkall

The winners of the inaugural 48 Hours Film Festival made a tale of heartbreak, revenge and deceit - in the form of a musical.

Give film a chance gallery

Danny Phillips picked up two international awards at film festivals in Indonesia in June.

Danny Phillips is staging a revolution for award-winning Kiwi short films.

'Beautiful women are not usually funny'

Michael Eisner was the head of Disney from 1984 to 2005.

Ex-Disney boss knew as he said the words they wouldn't go down well. Now he's paying for it.

Maria leaves Sesame St

Sonia Manzano, who has played the role of Maria on Sesame Street since 1971, is to retire.

Sonia Manzano, who has played the role of Maria on Sesame Street since 1971, is to retire.

Pencil-drawing sells for six figures

'Dinner Time' by British artist L S Lowry commanded $95,000 at Dunbar Sloane's Wellington auction on Wednesday. The work beat Lowry's previous record for a work on paper of AUD $38,000, setting an Australasian record.

Pencil-drawing of working class men eating dinner snapped up for six-figures in Wellington.

Baby Come Back singer targets Urban

Keith Urban - with wife Nicole Kidman - desperately trying to shut lawsuit down.

Kiwi-born Keith Urban's talent under attack, while Rachel Hunter laments unrealistic expectations.

Jihadi's Beatles an insult to Lennon - Yoko

John Lennon and Yoko Ono with flowers

Nicknaming terrorist "Jihadi John" is an insult to the memory of John Lennon, Yoko Ono says.

'We are the underdogs. So what?' video

If you can do it, so can we: intellectually disabled students at Halswell Residential College produced this rap video to challenge the stereotypes they face.

Intellectually disabled students challenge prejudice in rap music video.

Pebbles Hooper deletes Twitter page

Pebbles Hooper has caused controversy by describing the deaths of a mother and her three children as being like "natural selection".

Outrage over 'natural selection' comments prompts socialite to retreat from Twitter.

Chris Pratt predicted Jurassic role video

Chris Pratt joked about getting a call from Steven Spielberg.

Somehow, Chris Pratt just knew he was destined for greatness.

Is CGI ruining movies? video

George Miller's post apocalyptic Mad Max: Fury Road includes visual effects from Wellington's Weta Workshop.

Critics slam special effects overuse, saying 'the Weta Effect' is ruining movies.

Macht suiting up for a new season

Gabriel Macht says he's enjoying playing the less confident side of Harvey Specter in Suits.

Suits' Specter casts a long shadow over actor Gabriel Macht

Nicholas Cage as Superman? video

Nicolas Cage as the Man of Steel.

Once upon a time, Nicolas Cage was cast as Superman and here's the proof.

Tired Ted sequel recycles old gags

Ted 2 feels like an awkward combination of Miracle on 34th St and Bad Santa.

REVIEW: Ted 2 threatens to be this year's Sex Tape

DVD of the Week: Big Eyes

Christoph Waltz and Amy Adams star in Big Eyes.

REVIEW: Big Eyes finally available for Kiwi audiences to see

Dave Grohl returns upon rock throne video

Dave Grohl designed a throne so that he could continue performing while wearing a plaster cast.

Dave Grohl is back where he belongs. On stage ... on a throne fit for rock royalty.

The Prince and the Aussie

‘‘I wasn’t really into music. I thought I was going to go into sport for a good majority of my childhood,’’ says Darren Hart, aka Harts.

Multi-instrumentalist Darren Hart, who plays New Zealand next week, loved music superstar Prince. Then Prince called him.

DWTS: 80s week brings out the mullets

Simon and Vanessa: The mullet in its full-frontal glory.

It's 80s week on Dancing with the Stars, and we're getting tantalisingly close to finding out who will be crowned the 2015 champions.

Matt Gibb living the dream

Matt Gibb will present the travel and inspirational homes segments on new TVNZ lifestyle series Kiwi Living.

Matt Gibb is commuting from across the Tasman to make the most of Kiwi Living

Opportunity for a monster career

The Jim Henson Company chairman Brian Henson is one of the judges on Jim Henson's Creature Shop Challenge.

Jim Henson's Creature Shop a labyrinth of exciting discoveries for new reality show contestants

Pebbles Hooper apologises

Pebbles Hooper has caused controversy by describing the deaths of a mother and her three children as being like "natural selection".

Pebbles Hooper "deeply regrets" her "careless actions" in describing Ashburton deaths as "natural selection".

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