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Bieber single, not looking

Justin Bieber is single, and he's got his old hair back.

There'll be no Tinder or mistletoe for the pop star this Christmas as he decides to take time out from dating.

Performing arts course axed

UCOL Performing Arts 2015 school production of "Spring Awakening" - with actor Cohen Stephens and actress Brie Shaw.

UCOL's Diploma in Performing Arts is being retired.

First Dates NZ: What went wrong?

Emily on First Dates NZ: Poor sexual hygiene is a "massive" dealbreaker for this Miss Lingerie finalist.

A poledancer, a Miss Lingerie finalist and an elephant-rescuing nurse - this should have been an interesting episode.

Auckland's Kings Arms sold

Maureen Gordon and her two daughters will run the Kings Arms for "about another 16 months".

Auckland's Kings Arms Tavern - a reliable refuge for music fans for many years - has been sold for $7.4million.

Farewell to a born entertainer

John Key the leader of the national Party waves ot he faithful as he arrives to deliver his finance policy going into ...

From breakfast TV to Talk radio, John Key provided us with some pretty entertaining times.

Rolleston's 'life-changing' crash

James Rolleston has made his first public appearance after the devastating car crash that almost took his life.

The Kiwi actor speaks about his long road to recovery.

Are you ready for Baby Groot?

I am Groot. I am GROOT. I AM groot. I am. Groot.

The Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 trailer is here. Can you handle this much cuteness in one tiny sentient tree? Say it with us: I am GROOT.

TV personalities who tried politics video

Corkery first tried her hand at politics during the 1995 Auckland mayoralty race, running as an independent candidate.

From Paul Henry to Tamati Coffey, Hayley Holt isn't the first familiar face to take a stand.

Grease is a slick production

Grease is on tour

Grease comes to New Plymouth with not a hair out of place.

Womad artist wants to make you dance

The East Pointers are said to be a "freewheelin', roof rattlin' trio".

"This is dance music where we come from, so our ultimate goal is to make people at Womad New Zealand bust a move."

Bertolucci, Brando forever stained

Marlon Brando, 48, and Maria Schneider, 19 star in Bernardo Bertolucci's film Last Tango in Paris.

Opinion: That butter scene is no longer shocking, titillating or erotic. It is utterly rancid.

Amy Schumer cancels NZ show

US comedian Amy Schumer.

The comedian has pulled the plug on her live shows citing illness.

Elijah Wood's weird new show

Since starring in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Elijah Wood has put a lot of time into appearing in offbeat fare like ...

Dirk Gently offers no Tolkein role for Rings' star

Once Were Warriors stars reunite video

"Give us a G," Morrison said, before Owen and Moa joined him in song.

Actors Temuera Morrison and Rena Owen still know the words to Here is My Heart, 22 years after the film's release.

How to make a raunchy Christmas comedy

Courtney B Vance and T.J. Miller gets amongst the hijinks in Office Christmas Party.

How Hollywood is attempting to solve audiences' allergy towards Christmas movies

Greens' next 'it girl' video

Hayley Holt with Green Party co-leader James Shaw.

TV presenter and sportswoman Hayley Holt announces she will stand for the Green Party at next year's election. 

The singer everyone's raving about video

"Some are about me, some, about other people," she says softly. "If you listen closely, you can hear me saying 'him' or ...

A little bit of Sia, a smidge of Florence and a tad of Lorde. There's something seductively familiar about 20-year-old Aurora.

Bachelor couple talks marriage

Bachelor couple Matilda Rice and Art Green ready for a weekend of fun in the Coromandel.

On holiday in the Whitsundays, Matilda Rice has a spur of the moment proposal for Art Green.

Reality TV baby

Married At First Sight Australia's only successful season one couple, Zoe and Alex.

The only successful couple from season one of Married At First Sight are now parents.

Stumped Boris flees 'pub quiz' video

When pressed to name the South Korean president, Boris Johnson appeared to be stumped.

Who's the president of South Korea? A flummoxed Boris Johnson flees cameras mid-interview.

Former child star Billy Chapin dies video

His first big on-screen role was as the Diaper Manager Christie Cooper in the 1953 baseball film The Kid from Left Field.

The kid from The Kid from Left Field and The Night of the Hunter has died. He was 72.

Actor on trial at Auckland District Court

The jury trial will begin at the Auckland District Court on Monday.

Prominent actor goes on trial for alleged sexual violation.

Gilmore star queen of 'break-up texts'

Lauren's Graham's book Talking as Fast as I Can is out now.

"It was a dark day when I saw the Downton Abbey cast in street makeup." Why Lauren Graham isn't keen on lifting the lid on the secrets of the Gilmore Girls revival.

Santa's helpers revealed in Rongotai video

Chameleon Event Management director Jamie Wilson, front, backed by Danny Caldwell, John Harvey and Ian Ruxton who built ...

CuriousCity: Behind the scenes of Santa's sleigh workshop.

Mads key to Star Wars puzzle

Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen has carved out a somewhat improbable niche in recent years as one of Hollywood's go-to baddies.

Why Hollywood is going mad for Mikkelsen.

A pop-diva's life exposed

Mariah Carey puts her success as a musician down to   collaborating with people that she really feels a musical ...

Why Mariah Carey doesn't want you to call Mariah's World a reality show

Alec Baldwin's promise to Trump video

Alec Baldwin as Donald Trump, with Kate McKinnon as Trump's spokeswoman Kellyanne Conway.

Actor says he'll stop impersonating the US President-elect on Saturday Night Live - on one condition.

What goes on in the Burbs

Laura Robinson runs a web-series called Burbs, where every episode is about a different Wellington suburb. Pictured here ...

Burbs, a web series about absurdity in Wellington's suburbs, is gearing up for a second series.

Celebs outraged over Last Tango

The director of Last Tango in Paris has admitted actress Maria Schenider wasn't warned prior to shooting the film's ...

Film stars share their disgust after director of 1972 film reveals controversial scene was non-consensual.

Cameras don't stop for unwell Kanye

Keeping Up with the Kardashians didn't take a break for Kanye West's breakdown.

Keeping Up with the Kardashians kept filming throughout the rapper's hospitalisation for mental health issues.

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