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APRA Silver Scroll Awards 2016: Kiwi music's night to celebrate

Auckland's Vector Arena plays host to some of the country's most talented singer-songwriters on Thursday night.

Pete and Manu to host My Kitchen Rules NZ

My Kitchen Rules judges Pete Evans and Manu Feildel will be hosting an entire season of MKR NZ.

Computers are rebelling against broadcasters, causing haywire on live TV

You're just happily presenting the news on live tv, and then - hold on - the camera is filming your leg!

TVNZ CEO responds to million-dollar man revelations

So does TVNZ's CEO Keith Kenrick think he's worth it?

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie stayed in their own wings at Hollywood Hills estate

As their marriage crumbled in full glare of the world, it was clear to some it had been over a long time ago.

TVNZ to re-brand channel names

TVNZ is shedding its old image in favour of a re-brand.

Weltec hairdressing and makeup students inspired by WOW

Sixty WelTec hairdressing and makeup artistry students are working backstage at WOW.

Passenger's new album inspired by New Zealand landscapes

English singer says album could only have been made in NZ

New Zealand has matured a lot in the last forty years. Has rugby?

The All Blacks might be winning but NZ Rugby is having one of its worst PR years since the Springbok Tour.

New season shows coming to TVNZ in 2017

For the 2017 season, expect costume drama Victoria, Cold Feet and 24 Legacy. There's also a commitment to make full series available online from day one.

Movie Review: The Magnificent Seven

REVIEW: Sadly this Magnificent remake is nothing more than exactly the movie you were expecting.

Movie Review: The First Monday in May

REVIEW: The First Monday in May is a sumptuous film, with enough label-gazing to please the most ardent lover of frocks.

TVNZ's Hadyn Jones makes Fair Go co-hosting debut

TVNZ's Haydyn Jones is officially Pippa Wetzell's new co-host, after Gordon Harcourt left the show in July.

James Corden performs with the Backstreet Boys and outshines original members

Leaping into a rendition of "Everybody", he joined the Backstreet Boys on stage, recreating their slick dance routines.

All My Children creator Agnes Nixon dies at 93

Agnes Nixon, the creative force behind the popular TV soap operas One Life to Live and All My Children, has died.

Alec Baldwin to play Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live

With perfectly blonde coiffured hair and a pout to match, Alec Baldwin will be a dead ringer on Saturday Night Live.

New trailer drops for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Eddie Redmayne plays Newt Scamander in Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.

Prankster accosts Kim Kardashian at Paris Fashion Week

Look, but don't touch, was a lesson learnt by prankster Vitali Sediuk, as he attempted to kiss her bottom during Paris Fashion Week.

Reporter Noor Tagouri first person to feature in Playboy wearing hijab

The magazine's October issue features journalist, Noor Tagouri, wearing the traditional Muslim headscarf.

The Lion King is getting a 'live-action' remake, with Jon Favreau to direct

Get ready to cry all over again when Mufasa dies, as director of The Jungle Book, John Favreau, takes charge.

Why we should feel insulted by the tide of music reunions hitting NZ

OPINION: Should we feel insulted by 80s bands like Culture Club only now making it to NZ? Yes!

Courtenay Cox defends bestie Jennifer Aniston amid Brangelina split rumours

Hours after Jennifer Aniston's husband weighed in on Brangelina's divorce, her bestie has added her two cents.

New Crowded House show, same disappointing result for fans

Prices skyrocket as scalpers snag Crowded House tickets early and jack up the cost.

Chris Hemsworth dons nail polish to support Polished Man campaign

Avengers star glams up to help fundraise for child victims of abuse.

Netflix offers first look at the most expensive TV series ever made

Netflix reveals The Crown, a drama about the Queen's early reign, which cost NZ$180 million.

Kylie Jenner trolled by fans after Rob Kardashian tweets her phone number

The Karsadhian brother dropped little sister right in it after she threw his baby a shower. Without inviting baby's mum.

Amy Schumer makes history on highest paid comedians list

Forget Tina Fey and Melissa McCarthy, Amy Schumer is the first woman to make the highest paid comedians list.

Sharyn Casey: dating Tips from a self confessed ex-psycho

Opinion: I can't believe I'm still married! Here's how

The Block NZ: Niki and Tiff's artwork dropped off at Hospice Shop

The new owners of Niki and Tiff's Block house clearly didn't like the artwork

Simon Sweetman: Baby, I was born to read Bruce Springsteen's memoir

Opinion: I've been waiting a long time for Springsteen's memoir...

Real Housewives of Auckland: Anne Batley Burton tackles a couple of furry subjects

Opinion: Real Housewife Anne defends pets cats, stray cats and her fur coat collection.

Sean Kingston is 'excited to see his fans' in New Zealand

The Beautiful Girls hit-maker will perform two shows here in New Zealand on Wednesday and Thursday night.

Naz Khanjani quits the booze, trash talk ahead of fight

Naz gets zen in the ring. No trash talk and no alcohol for fired-up Bachelorette.

Why a Pulitzer-winning cartoonist has gone 'Trump-free'

Donald Trump is an obvious target for satire. So why is a Pulitzer winner passing that up?

Hamilton City Councillors to debate Founders Theatre at final meeting

A decision on the fate of Hamilton's disused Founders Theatre might not happen this year.

Brad Pitt skips premiere to focus on family

After splitting up with Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt has passed on his latest film premiere to put family first.

It's official - 2016 is the year of the horror movie

In a year of big-budget flops, back-to-basics fright fests have been capturing the crowds.

Selena Gomez is the most popular celebrity on Instagram

Selena Gomez is now the most followed Instagrammer, topping 100 million followers.

Meet Married at First Sight Australia's Kiwi groom

Spoilers: There's a NZer walking down the aisle on season 3 of the reality show. And he's gorgeous.

'Sky Gun. No Top Gun' – Jimmy Kimmel plays the ultimate game of Charades

TV talk show host Jimmy Kimmel and comic Zach Galifianakis have taken the ultimate parlor game to new heights. Literally.

Police investigating ex-Coronation Street actor's anti-India rant

UK Police are looking into an alleged hate crime, following an online rant from Pakistani actor Marc Anwar.

Cancer awareness the aim for charity boxer Charlotte Goodall

Charity boxer plans to box on despite death in ring.

Katy Perry gets arrested for stripping off in a polling station in a Funny Or Die voting sketch

The singer will do anything to get Americans to vote. Including pretending to get arrested for stripping off at the polling booth.

Shane Cortese talks mid life crisis, a new convertible and being onstage with Delia Hannah

Shane Cortese is starring in a rock opera filled with love, depression, and one of his favourite leading ladies.

Jennifer Aniston's husband, Justin Theroux speaks out about Brangelina

Actor Justin Theroux said Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's divorce is "terrible news for those children".

Married at First Sight contestant urges fellow 'bride' to 'get better, not bitter'

Married at First Sight season one contestant Zoe Hendrix has slammed her fellow 'bride' after a string of public outbursts.

Kevin Hart tops Forbes list of highest-paid comedians

The Central Intelligence star is literally laughing all the way to the bank.

Transgender child actor to guest star on Modern Family

Director Ryan Case welcomes 8-year-old Jackson Millarker, the show's first transgender actor, to the cast.

Getting locked in an escape room proves popular in Hamilton

Fancy paying to get locked in a room with only an hour to escape?

Parris Goebel releases a new music video

Kiwi quickly making a name for herself as a true musical talent.
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