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TV companies issue GlobalMode warning

Local TV companies are taking aim at internet providers that are letting customers access blocked overseas internet television services.

They want to stop internet providers helping customers access blocked overseas online-television services.

H for Hawk a lesson in grief

Author Helen Macdonald says grief is love with no place to go.

A goshawk called Mabel helps the prize-winning writer cope with the loss of her father.

SJD's Saint John Divine is simply divine

SJD - Saint John Devine

Sean Donnelly has been producing great left-field indie pop and electronica since 1998 and since he breakthrough album Southern Lights in 2004 has just got better and better.

Was Justin Bieber's roast enough?

Justin Bieber speaks onstage at the Comedy Central Roast.

The Roast of Justin Bieber is everything you might expect: Vulgar and mean, all to the delight of a crowd excited to see the pop singer get skewered.

Fisher hoping her Resurrection continues

Frances Fisher plays Lucille Langston on Resurrection.

Veteran British-born American actress Frances Fisher is having a late career revival on the hit TV show Resurrection.

Search engines for streaming services

Lemontv launched in August.

Two new websites have popped up to help Kiwis find shows or movies on streaming services.

A thing well made

Raf Simons is only Dior's seventh head designer since the company was founded in 1946.

REVIEW: Dior and I is put together with great care.

Unique treat from Mexico

The Book of the Dead is a spicy, satisfying school holiday movie.

REVIEW: The Book of Life - wacky, wildly inventive and more than just a little weird

Billy Idol still gets his clothes off

Billy Idol still got it.

At 59 Billy Idol still knows how to get a crowd moving.

The Well plumbs dark depths

Catherine Chanter's novel has a good whodunnit angle.

REVIEW: Catherine Chanter's literary thriller is sinister but overdone.

Avril Lavigne thought she was dying

Avril Lavigne didn't feel well on her 30th birthday last year.

Canadian singer Avril Lavigne thought she was dying from a mysterious illness.

Catwalk a turn-off for bachelorette

SHIVANI: 28, a chiropractor, of Wellington.

After what many described as the most awkward moment in reality TV ever, one bachelorette had to go home.

Redemption Road a seamless read

Lisa Ballantyne's second novel is a compelling crime novel - of sorts.

REVIEW: Lisa Ballantyne's second novel is engaging and compelling.

Two Mortals in stimulating

Mike McEvoy and Rachel Dyson-McGregor are excellent performers basing their play on interviews that are played back through an earpiece.

There's no getting away from the fact that the artfully showcased Two Mortals is about death.

A fitting final lap for Walker

Paul Walker gets a suitable sendoff in Fast and Furious 7.

Fast and Furious 7 is a film that understands its audience.

Cynthia Lennon dies at 75

Cynthia Lennon, first wife of former Beatle John Lennon, has died.

Cynthia Lennon, the former wife of Beatle John Lennon, has died at her home in Mallorca, Spain.

Joni Mitchell in good spirits

Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell is in good spirits after being rushed to hospital.

Canadian folk singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell is in "good spirits" after being admitted to intensive care at a US hospital.

Laugh until the cows come home

7 Days stalwarts Dai Henwood, Jeremy Corbett and Paul Ego will take to the stage at Claudelands Arena on  June 12 with their team-mates for a special Fieldays Edition of the popular current affairs show.

Farming community to get some much-needed light relief at National Fieldays with a 7 Days comedy special.

5, 4, 3, 2, 1 ... gallery video

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A screen grab from the newly released promo for Thunderbirds Are Go, the modern remake of Thunderbirds being produced by Pukeko Pictures.

The strings may be gone but the Tracey brothers, Lady Penelope, Brains and Parker return smarter, fitter and with better gadgets.

Netflix wants same content worldwide

Streaming services such as Netflix are changing the way we watch television.

Netflix has said it wants to offer the same content in every country it is available in.

Duchovny is making music

Duchovny will release his first album, Hell or Highwater, on ThinkSay Records.

Duchovny will release his first album, Hell or Highwater, on ThinkSay Records.

Russell Crowe: MJ pranked me

Actor Russell Crowe says that Michael Jackson pranked  him for years.

Russell Crowe just shared a story so crazy it could be true.

New Stieg Larsson book revealed

The cover of The Girl in the Spider's Web.

Here's a first look at the jacket and the title for the new book in the Millennium series created by the late Stieg Larsson.

Joni Mitchell in intensive care

Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell has been found unconscious.

Joni Mitchell is reportedly in intensive care after being found unconscious at her home in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

Second Fleetwood Mac show for Auckland


A second Fleetwood Mac concert has been announced for Auckland after shows there and in Dunedin sold out this morning.

Cameron snaps up organic empire

James Cameron says the release of the next Avatar film will be one year behind schedule.

James Cameron has further distanced himself from dairy farming, adding an organic vegetable venture to his Wairarapa portfolio.

Jane Clifton's Teleview

Shane Warne at the ICC Cricket World Cup Final. New Zealand Black Caps v Australia at the MCG in Melbourne on Sunday. Photo: Andrew Cornaga

Hooray for Peter FitzSimons, Seven Sharp, Tuesday, for locating the just and perfectly descriptive term for the boorish Australian sledger, Brad Haddin.

David Gray needed to reboot

David Gray is back.

Stuff talks to David Gray about wrestling with the success of his album White Ladder.

Tweets land new Daily Show host in trouble

Trevor Noah is under fire for his tasteless Twitter jokes

He was seen as the perfect antidote to the dominance of old white men on US late night talk shows.

How Beckham embarrasses his son video

David Beckham, underwear model and erstwhile England captain, is also an embarrassing dad.

David Beckham, underwear model and erstwhile England captain, is also an embarrassing dad.

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