Review: Bill Bailey's face-hurtingly funny Larks in Transit lands in Christchurch

Review: Despite persistent interruptions, Bill Bailey showed why he is still a unique, funny, inventive and lovable stage presence in Christchurch on Thursday night.

Don Juan to woo audiences at Q Theatre with charm

The play is set to make audience members feel confident, sexy and alive.

Christchurch needs a film studio says producer of Timothy Spall movie

Money spent filming adaptation of Margaret Mahy's The Changeover "quite lucrative" for Christchurch, producer says.

Turangi's Christmas in the Park to top last year

Turangi will again be the place to be this Christmas concert seasons with another star-studded line up announced for the town. 

Spellbound: Why TVNZ's spelling bee needs to improve if it is to return

OPINION: TVNZ's televised spelling bee is definitely more O than A for Awesome.

Michael Moore's Trumpland made in 11 days

The documentary provocateur made TrumpLand in 11 days to rally 'depressed Hillary voters'.

Vodafone New Zealand Music Artisan Awards: producer Joel Little wins big

The honours have been handed out to power behind the stars: the best producers, engineers, cover artists and music video producers.

Willy Wonka prequel from Warner Bros slammed by fans after Gene Wilder's death

Is a planned sequel to the children's classic an insult to its original star, or just par for the course in Hollywood?

Youth channel Viceland coming to Sky TV

Vice have partnered with Sky TV to bring the youth-orientated channel to Kiwi screens this December.

Married at First Sight recap: walk-outs in honeymoon hell

On Married at First Sight, if anything is going to test a new couple's resilience, it's the honeymoon.

Pop-Up Globe will return to Auckland but location and plays a mystery

Did summer's lease hath all to short a date? The Pop-Up Globe is coming back.

Review: Michael McIntyre is loved, hated, and here

Britain's best-paid (and perhaps most hated) comedian comes to town.

Comedian Bill Bailey welcomed with Kiwi treats

The British comic has been welcomed to New Zealand with Pineapple Lumps - and he's stoked.

Sharyn Casey: the top Kiwi guys on Instagram

Sportsmen, comedians, that bloke from the telly - these are the Kiwi men you need to know.

Armageddon-bound Princess Jasmine on Aladdin's legacy, Genie-us of Williams

How a single role opened a whole new world for Linda Larkin

Comedian Bill Bailey kicks off Australasian leg of Larks in Transit tour in Christchurch

Adventure-loving funny man Bill Bailey will find lots on offer after his Christchurch show.

Brangelina: Maddox Jolie Pitt refuses to see Brad - report

According to reports, The teenager at the heart of the battle between Angelina Jolie-Pitt and Brad Pitt has picked a side.

Kapiti Performing Arts Centre theatre seats open for sponsorship

Almost $600,000 could be raised for the new $10m Kapiti Performing Arts Centre through seat sponsorship.

The Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 trailer teases love, laughs and baby Groot

The galaxy won't save itself... that's what these punks are for.

Westside filming begins in west Auckland

He's suave, he's smooth and he's back. Todd Emerson is returning on our screens as Bilkey on Westside.

Jock Phillips comments condemning Rangiaowhia battle not unbalanced, BSA finds

Historian Jock Phillips comes under fire for condemning colonial-era colonel's "appalling act of genocide".

Wellington church rescued by Peter Jackson now marches to a different beat

Peter Jackson paid $1 million to save the site - now it's come alive to the sounds of children making music.

Eminem working on new album, drops political track Campaign Speech

The Real Slim Shady has announced he's working on a new album - but he's got something to say first.

Justin Bieber asks screaming concertgoers to 'relax for like two seconds'

Kiwi Beliebers might want to think twice before screaming at his Auckland concert. The Biebs isn't into it.

Azealia Banks speaks about her stoush with Russell Crowe

Rapper Azealia Banks has spoken out about her altercation with Russell Crowe.

Movie Review: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

REVIEW: Tom Cruise's latest is a an efficient and likeable waste of a couple of hours with its heart mostly in the right place.

The Mockers announce 30-year reunion tour

The Kiwi legends are reforming for their first New Zealand tour in 30 years. Will it be Forever Tuesday Morning?

Heath Franklin's Chopper Read travels the regions in Anzakistan tour

Taking on the persona of a notorious criminal for laughs is all in a day's work for Heath Franklin.

Dance Review: Footnote, Lifeworld (in five parts)

REVIEW: Footnote's dancers filled the Opera House stage with their vigorous dancing, unflagging energy and quirky humour.

Jordan Luck gets dance floor moving with Basement reunion

Musician Jordan Luck went back to his roots with a Basement reunion in South Canterbury on Tuesday.

Comedian Amy Schumer lashes back at Tampa Trump fans

The comedian's open letter to those who were offended by her Trump comments.

Broods to headline Electric Coastline tour

A brand new summer tour has confirmed brother-sister duo Broods as its headline act.

Suspicions Donald Trump is using campaign to pave way for new TV network

"Trump TV" could be making its way to a screen near you, as some analysts are now speculating.

That's not how you use the force: Lucasfilm is suing a Star Wars lightsaber training academy

Disney is using its force to ensure an American company can no longer teach Star Wars fans the art of jedi combat.

Singer-songwriter James Taylor announces NZ shows

US singer-songwriter James Taylor will perform two shows in New Zealand on Waitangi weekend 2017.

Stephen Colbert helps President Obama with his upcoming job search

Worried Obama, 55, might not find another job, The Late Show host gave the president some interview practice.

WREDA restructure expected to save $500,000 a year

Wellington economic development agency restructure could save $500,000 a year.

$416K campaign to rescue Dorothy's ruby slippers

Made by MGM studios prop department over 80 years ago, it's going to cost $416 to save them for future generations.

Tupac nominated for Rock Hall of Fame, still no Iron Maiden, The Cure or Whitney

In his first year of eligibility, Tupac Shakur appears on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ballot.

Kim Kardashian West: Hotel 'concierge' tells how he pleaded with robbers not to hurt the star

An employee of the hotel where Kim Kardashian West was held at gunpoint has finally spoken about his part in the ordeal.

Michael Fassbender's Assassin's Creed has a new (better) trailer

Who knew films based on video games could look this good?

Movie Review: The Clan

REVIEW: Argentine thriller a cross between The Godfather and Animal Kingdom

Jim Carrey counter-sues ex-girlfriend's mother

She sued him for wrongful death. Now he's suing her for lying and emotional blackmail.

Khloe Kardashian fires back at Donald Trump's 'fat piglet' remarks

The presidential candidate reportedly asked The Celebrity Apprentice producers why they "couldn't just get the hot one".

MTV UK helps decipher Julian Dennison's Kiwi accent

Does our next big thing really need subtitles for the UK?

In Trump's Apprentice run, reality wasn't what it seemed

Is it possible that the bombastic presidential candidate was a character created for and by The Apprentice?

Real Housewives of Auckland: Louise Wallace has no regrets

Louise Wallace answers the big Real Housewives questions (and yes, Lea was real)

YouTube recruits Dwayne Johnson for new sci-fi series Lifeline

It's the Battle of the Streamers and YouTube is bringing out the big guns - Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's big guns.

Dirty Laundry's Tai Berdinner-Blades on Kat Rafferty: 'She's very controlling'

Dirty Laundry star Tai Berdinner-Blades says she has picked up some of her character's traits.

Watch: Footage of the new Game of Thrones filming location in Spain

Game of Thrones is leaving the chilly north for the beaches of Spain.