Award-winning author Eleanor Catton describes the 'frightening swiftness...of the powerful Right' to silence criticism after her comments on NZ and its Government.
An Australian newspaper is copping flak for its focus on bestselling author Colleen McCullough's looks.
Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight is reportedly wanted for murder after a fatal hit and run.
As TV2 begins screening the final season of Two and a Half Men, the show’s creators and stars reflects on its legacy with James Croot.
Star-studded flop: Even the combined talents of Johnny Depp and Gwyneth Paltrow can’t save Mortdecai.
Watch this year's crop of Super Bowl ads, which are often more enjoyable than the game itself.
Eleanor Catton's father has defended the award-winning writer on air after broadcaster Sean Plunket described her as an "ungrateful hua".
Sky News Australia plans to maintain a presence in New Zealand despite announcing Prime News staff redundancies.
Weaver Kohai Grace is creating a taniwha to go on display at Porirua Aquatic Centre on Waitangi Day.
Canadian actor Ryan Gosling says he is an honorary Australian because he lived in Auckland for two years.
Mark Wahlberg and his trash-talking teddy bear mate are taking on marriage inequality in the first trailer to Ted. 2
Sky Television looks likely to delay the launch on its Neon internet television service once again.
It might only be January but Angus and Julia Stone were already the most anticipated show of the year.
Kanye West's latest video, starring his two-year-old daughter North, will make your heart melt
A worker has been killed in an accident at a Taiwanese film lot during preparations for the shooting of a new Martin Scorsese movie.
Justin Bieber has filmed a badly-lit video saying he's not not who he was pretending to be."
Renowned Australian writer Colleen McCullough, author of The Thorn Birds, has died, aged 77.
A former Doctor Who actor says a woman should never fill the role but he's OK if the time lord's ethnicity changes.
Not sure what's good on TV? The TV Guide has rounded up the five best shows this week.
In films opening in New Zealand cinemas this weekend, Johnny Depp dons a moustache, Steve Carell tackles wrestling and Reese Witherspoon goes Wild.
We've heard the "exhaustion" excuse from stars who miss events but never has anybody claimed to have been attacked by a chupacabra.
An ad slated to run during the Super Bowl created so much outrage, the company decided hours later that it would not air.
Land Ho! is a nicely understated film, a slacker comedy for the senior generation, and a more pleasant way to spend 95 minutes than you might at first imagine.
A convicted sex offender is reportedly suing Taylor Swift for stealing his life story for her latest album 1989.
Corinne Ambler has swapped the newsroom for a stint in Africa helping in the fight against ebola.
When a woman asked Emma Watson what she could do to change her dad's view that engineering was a man's job, her response was simple.
Bruce Jenner has been making a "docu series" chronicling his journey it's claimed.
In what will be the longest pregnancy in history, tabloids are again claiming that Bingle is expecting a child.
'Punk rocker' Lance Armstrong has been enlisted to feature in a drug-filled music video released by his friend Tim Commerford.
A transcript of a Colin McCahon note written on the back of one of his paintings has now been revealed in its entirity
British duo Royal Blood were out prove that they deserve the hype.
Fresh off the Laneway stage, Flying Lotus wows crowds at Auckland's Powerstation.
Selma star David Oyelowo has voiced his support for fellow British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who came under criticism for using the term "coloured" in an interview.
Shock jock Howard Stern has raised eyebrows with his description of English singer-songwriter Sam Smith as "fat" and "an ugly motherf---er".
Australian F1 star has set his sights on dethroning world champion Lewis Hamilton … in a Suzuki Liana.
To hear the co-stars tell it, the decision to make Land Ho! was all "Location, location location".
Who'd have thought reality TV star Kim Kardashian had a sense of humour?
Director Paul Feig reveals his vision for the all-female reboot, in which his Bridesmaids stars Melissa McCarthy and Kristen Wiig will reteam.
REVIEW: Project Almanac is a surprisingly fresh take on time-travel and the much-maligned found-footage style of film-making.
REVIEW: Wild is a powerful, provocative film and Reese Witherspoon's performance makes this odyssey worth following.
Eleanor Catton showed "bad form" by speaking out against the New Zealand Book Awards, its organiser says.
Sean Forbes is the undisputed king of deaf hip-hop and he's bridging the cultural divide between the deaf and the hearing.
RadioLive host Sean Plunket has clarified exactly what he meant when he called Eleanor Catton an "ungrateful hua".
Leaked Twitter messages show Taylor Swift enjoys brunch, cards and whale jokes.
Jeremy Clarkson seems to have been forgiven for all the recent controversies surrounding the top-rating Top Gear motoring show.
New Zealand scenery is about the only thing Z for Zachariah has going for it, say critics.
Yesterday was the day my dreams came true, because Top Gear is coming to TV3. HALLELUJAH!
SIMON SWEETMANMy first musical instrument - not counting a toy drum-kit - was a recorder. Do you remember your first instrument?
Just like in your dreams, Uncle Jesse, Aunt Becky, Danny Tanner, and lovable kids DJ, Stephanie and even Kimmy Gibbler reunited to sing the theme song together.
Heidi Klum coaxed Australian Today show presenter into yodelling during an interview, only to break the news to him she was nothing but an amateur.