Entertainment

'We love you Hilary' - nation reacts to shock resignation

The mother of the nation is putting down her knitting - and we're all devastated.

Hilary Barry's showreel: 'Mate of the nation'

What makes Hilary Barry "mate of the nation"?

Hilary Barry resigns from TV3

TV news colleagues in shock as Hilary Barry announces her sudden departure from the network.

Jennifer Lawrence: 'I haven't felt the touch of a man for a while'

Jennifer Lawrence has lamented her single status in an interview.

The Bachelor NZ reunion: what we want to know

We've got our own burning questions for Jordan when he and the girls are reunited.

They Love Me: Daily Show releases spoof song consisting entirely of Trump quotes

The hip-hop song features 100% genuine quotes from the Republican frontrunner.

Ghost in the Shell: Juliette Binoche loves rural New Zealand

The rolling plains of Nouvelle Zelande have been thrilling actress Juliette Binoche.

Be Here Now film follows Spartacus' star's cancer fight

Andy Whitfield found himself on the fast track in Hollywood in 2010, thanks to a starring role in the Starz series Spartacus: Blood and Sand. Then he was diagnosed with cancer.

Prince dead: Comedian Tracy Morgans remembers Prince

If you're Tracy Morgan, he'll also be remembered for the time he kicked you out of his house. 

Jay-Z approved Beyonce's lyrics in Lemonade album

Ever since Beyonce dropped her latest album, the internet has gone into overdrive speculating about apparent allusions to Jay-Z's dastardly deeds.

Fifty Shades of Grey actor Dakota Johnson is tired of sex scenes

Seven hours is a long time to be simulating sex, even if you're a professional. 

Best ever Auckland bands

Auckland's best ever bands ranked, making the case for why Auckland is the true home of great Kiwi music.

Baby Bach: Was Jordan Mauger destined for The Bachelor NZ?

The roses were in his cheeks in those days, but that clever smile hasn't changed a bit.

The Adam & Eve Show: Behind the Scenes

Kids' afternoon telly has come a long way since the days of After School and 3.45 Live

Black Sabbath live: No rest for the wicked

They rocked the Vector Arena on Thursday and next up the metal veterans take on Dunedin.

The new Beyonce album is a triumph…of marketing

Good on Beyonce and Jay Z for marketing to emotion and exploiting the masses.

Rhys Darby's band Rhysently Granted releases new song, 'Jandals'

Rhys Darby has reunited with his band, and together, they've produced a thing of beauty. 

Captain America Chris Evans keeps it civil in the superhero war

Captain Chris Evans admits to having made a lot of bad movies before taking on the star-spangled costume

Nunnery case: Roman Catholic nuns further civil case against Katy Perry

The saga of the pop singer and the Catholic sisters has taken a new twist. 

New Zealand loos pooh-poohed on Jimmy Fallon's The Tonight Show

US anchorman and self-confessed germaphobe Matt Lauer wasn't a fan of New Zealand's long drops.

Prince dead: Investigators consider overdose in Prince death

In an echo of Michael Jackson's death, investigators are looking into Prince's doctor.

Iggy Azalea clarifies Beyonce 'racist' remark

The Australian singer has insisted that she doesn't think Beyonce was being racist in her new album.

UK venue agrees to AC/DC fans' demands for refunds for Axl Rose shows

Refunds are being offered for those fans not happy with Brian Johnson's replacement.

Canterbury Museum's Rewi Alley Collection goes online

How did Australasia's most comprehensive collection of Chinese artefacts end up at the Canterbury Museum?

High on Lemonade, Beyonce is the CIA's secret weapon. Maybe.

Is the CIA ready for this jelly? The conspiracy theorists sure think so.

Win! Double passes to see NZ Comedy Festival shows

Aucklanders, fancy seeing a great comedy show? Here's your chance.

International celebrity's visit to Marlborough kept under wraps

If it's not Scarlett Johansson or Ozzy Osbourne, who is it?

Teacher claims she was fired for saying 'vagina' in discussing Georgia O'Keeffe's art

Any discussion of Georgia O'Keefe's famous flowers must go there. It was costly for one teacher.

Black Sabbath reach The End in Dunedin

Black Sabbath's lead singer admits the death of so many of his colleagues has him thinking about his own mortality

Gabriel Macht on privacy, piracy and fame

Suits star explains how he is different to his character Harvey Specter.

Women are changing their voices to sound 'creaky' like Kim Kardashian

Do you say whateverrrr instead of whatever? Then you may be mimicking the star's gravelly delivery, study finds.

Hunt For The Wilderpeople New Zealand's second highest grossing film of all time

A story of unlikely friendship forged in the New Zealand wilderness has become the second highest grossing film in the country's history. 

Maori TV film Te Mana o te Moana The Pacific Voyagers wins big at New York awards

A Maori Television film has impressed at the New York Film and Television Awards.

Bachelor celebrity attention for Waitomo Trail Run

The former Bachelor has laid his cards on the table for this season's finale.

Married at First Sight: Episode 4 recap - Welcome home, honey

Time for the newlyweds to move in together. But will weird personal grooming habits and temper tantrums prevent love at second sight?  

Blink-182 releases first album without Tom Delonge

It's a new band member and a new album for the nineties skate-punk trio.

Claudelands Event Centre's performance under spotlight

Attendance figures have plummeted at Hamilton's Claudelands Event Centre.

French actress Juliette Binoche spotted in Wellington cafe

"I looked up and there she was, and my heart went a little quavery."

Finalists ready for Peters Doig Marlborough Art Awards

Watercolours, digital graphics and photographs will battle for the supreme art award.

Documentary about Mavis Staples opens in New Zealand

In her 77th year, Staples has just released a new album and announced plans to tour with Bob Dylan, an old beau who proposed marriage over 50 years ago.

Adam Levine teases new Maroon 5 material

It's "in the incubator" says Adam Levine, but soon it'll be in your ears... maybe

Why is HBO flailing? Because its shows turn women into sex objects

​OPINION: HBO's male-centric programming treats women as plot devices to serve male protagonists.

Beyonce trolls the haters by selling Boycott Beyonce merchandise on tour

When life gives her lemons, Beyonce makes Lemonade - and a stack of cash out of your critics.

Game of Thrones actor receives death threats for killing Jon Snow

The child-star who plays Olly in Game of Thrones has been threatened from all over the world for his part in the Lord Commander's death.

Drake drops tracklist for new album Views

Drake has unveiled the tracklist from his long-awaited new album Views.

Royal NZ Ballet puts a twister on The Wizard of Oz

Disaster meant it was cancelled the first time, but RNZB's The Wizard of OZ has got the gold and green light.

James McAvoy, John Boyega sign on for Watership Down

Hollywood stars sign on for Netflix-BBC animated series based on Richard Adams' novel.

The Block NZ: filming begins

Filming has begun on The Block NZ - and an anxious wait for neighbours.

Leonardo DiCaprio impressed by own selfie

Let's face it. If we looked like Leonardo DiCaprio, we'd be loving our own selfies, too.

Jordan Luck Band reveals people's choice album name

Leading up to their tour, Jordan Luck Band asked the public to name their new album, and they've picked a winner.