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House of Cards announces return video

Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright star in House of Cards.

In a sneaky Frank Underwood move, Netflix released a teaser for the new season on Inauguration Day.

Celeb snubs invite, marches instead

Church revealed Trump's aides asked her to sing at his inauguration in Washington, DC - and she turned them down flat.

Singer Charlotte Church has done a double whammy of a snub to new US leader Donald Trump.

Celeb's shocking stretch marks

Model Chrissy Teigen and musician husband John Legend.

Chrissy Teigen's always been refreshingly real when it comes to motherhood, but this photo may surprise you.

Celebs react to Trump inauguration

Anti-Trump protesters march in Montreal, Canada January 20, 2017.

Famous faces struggle to accept transition in power while some seem to be on board.

Incredible story behind film Lion

John, Sue and Saroo Brierley at the Sydney premiere of Lion.

We talk to the real life mother and son, Saroo and Sue.

Coro's Tina now an army medic

Michelle Keegan plays army medic Georgie Lane in Our Girl.

Michelle Keegan stars in the second season of the TVNZ 1 drama Our Girl.

A day in the life of Sky TV's Stephen McIvor

Sky TV presenter Stephen McIvor umbrella is caught by wind on centre court before the singles finals match between ...

'I've done some long rain delays but I've never done what where the umbrella's actually gone inside out.'

'It can be easy as a GP to become locked into a death spiral'

The author, GP and poet Glenn Colquhoun.

Poverty in New Zealand is too easily dismissed by lounge-chair pundits. But, as GP and poet Glenn Colquhoun writes, it affects us all.

How to spend less at the supermarket

Eat Well For Less presenter Chris Bavin.

The TVNZ 1 series Eat Well For Less shares ways to reduce your grocery bill.

Book reviews

Settle For More by Megyn Kelly and The Nix by Nathan Hill

History will be made this weekend

'Women will make history this weekend – not in quite the way it was hoped, but history nonetheless.'

Today, it becomes official. President Trump – not "President-elect..."– will be sworn in.

A Life Story - Bob Stothart

Bob Stothart, physical educator and conservationist.

Educator and conservationist Bob Stothart.

Best Books I Never Wrote: Scott Hamilton

Author Scott Hamilton.

Judith Binney, Redemption Songs: A Life of Te Kooti Arikirangi Te Turuki 

Thrilling Figures a timely tale

Hidden Figures is both an eye-opener into a side of segregated America most viewers will not have seen, and an immensely ...

REVIEW: While there are moments of high tension, Hidden Figures excels in its more personal moments.

Moonlight a breath of fresh air

Barry Jenkins' strengths in telling this straightforward yet devastating story are manifold, from the beautiful ...

REVIEW: Moonlight avoids all the cliches of gangster life, poverty and budding homosexuality.

Bryce Langston's tiny home empire

Bryce Langston's Youtube sensation 'Big Living in a Tiny House' has inspired his own personal project which allows him ...

A Spartacus gladiator is world famous as a frontman for the tiny house movement.

Holographic exhibitions to bring art out of the vaults video

Gabe Redding's holographic art exhibition project could help solve the problem of limited display space for New ...

A Palmerston North project to create holographic exhibitions could revolutionise museum industry.

'I've done nothing wrong' video

Comedian Jimi Jackson posted a photo with his face darkened to social media.

Comedian Jimi Jackson called a woman a "s..." and was accused of 'blackface' comedy.

Pork Pie revs up for nationwide tour

Dean O'Gorman plays failing writer Jon Hardy in Pork Pie, the Goodbye Pork Pie remake.

Stars embark on the ultimate roady to celebrate the film's release.

Sofia Vergara helped trolled star

Ariel Winter leaned on her co-star Sofia Vergara once her body developed.

Ariel Winter reached out to co-star Sophia Vergara for help, and we totally get why.

Waiheke gallery visitor numbers exceed expectations

Waiheke Community Art Gallery, Artworks, Oneroa is attracting more visitors than ever.

As Waiheke prepares for its headland Sculpture on the Gulf event, the gallery is doing rather well too.

'I'm glad I didn't make changes'

Ruby Rose: 'I want to have babies one day, so I'm glad I didn't make changes earlier in my life.'

Ruby Rose is glad she didn't have gender reassignment surgery because she wants to be a mum someday.

Artworks hidden in full view

An archway of huia feathers, Nga Huruhuru Rangatira, is Palmerston North's latest piece of public art.

Public sculptures were not counted in a tally of how little art Palmerston North has on display.

Watch: xXx - dumb as

Vin Diesel Flashes Sign At 'xXx: The Return of Xander Cage' Mexico Premiere

It's weapons grade stupid, but like anything this moronic, it's hard to look away.

Meet Red Dog's trainer

"He saved my life once..." Mick and Blue team up.

Watch the tricks of the movie trainers trade, and be in to win one of eight family prize packs.

How to escape from prison video

Jesse Ibell spent two days on the run after breaking out of Waikeria Prison in 2012.

It was June 7, a Thursday, when Jesse Ibell had a bad day and decided he had enough of jail.

Bring jackets and singing voice to concert

Icehouse, led by Iva Davies, will be the final performance at the Gibbston Valley Summer Concert on Saturday.

"If I was going myself I would probably bring a shower proof jacket just in case." Metservice meteorologist

Sky high photography is 'stunning'

A sky high photo captures tyre tracks on a farm in Warea, Taranaki.

A drone, an infrared lens and a special skill helps one photographer capture quite the shot.

A perfectly judged evocation of grief

Both Michelle Williams and Casey Affleck are devastatingly superb in Manchester By The Sea.

REVIEW: Manchester By The Sea is a miraculous piece of writing and performance.

Artist of the week: Anthonie Tonnon

Auckland songwriter Anthonie Tonnon says he manages to live a fairly conventional life as an almost fulltime musician.

Silver Scroll nominated songwriter Anthonie Tonnon loves to convey narrative through his songwriting.

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