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Two Van Gogh paintings recovered by Italian anti-Mafia police

Police investigating suspected Italian mobsters for cocaine trafficking discovered two Van Gogh paintings hidden in a farmhouse.

Canadian prog rockers Black Mountain hit Auckland's Tuning Fork

REVIEW: Canadian prog rockers play to full house at Tuning Fork.

DiCaprio's new doco a 'wake-up call on climate change'

The Oscar-winning actor and climate change activist's documentary is out in time for the US presidential election.

Frances Bean Cobain ordered to pay estranged husband emergency relief

Frances Bean Cobain must keep Isaiah Silva in the style to which he's accustomed while she tries to divorce him.

Stranger Things star, Gaten Matarazzo, speaks out about his disability

Gaten Matarazzo was born without collarbones, part of a disorder that's been written into the character he plays.

Hold on, cowpokes: HBO's Westworld is a big, fat homework assignment

Westworld seems to be more homework assignment than tv show.

Wellington-based artist Shannon Te Ao wins the Walters Prize

Something "mysterious and wholly unexpected" has happened with New Zealand's biggest art prize.

Rob Kardashian admits his first crush was on sister Kim

Today in "Creepy things you didn't need to know: The Rob Kardashian edition"...

Of course Wonder Woman is bisexual, says comic book's head writer

The superhero has "obviously" been in love with other women, says comic's chief writer.

Belieb it - Justin Bieber's coming to NZ

Promoter hints Justin Bieber will tour NZ.

Glade light festival blends science and electronics in secret Welly waterfront locations

Lux light festival's latest creation merges science with art, presenting free tours of secret indoor exhibitions.

Bad Moms too bad for NZ?

Angry mother tries to get movie banned in NZ.

NZ Opera's Sweeney Todd brings blood and guts centre stage

A handful of unusual ingredients are proving essential in the staging of a gruesome opera production.

Jay-Jay Harvey tired of being lumped in with Dom

Jay Jay says she doesn't always back her husband's stunts

What We Do in the Shadows TV spinoff in the works

Waititi's What we do in Shadows gets spin-off... as a cop procedural?

Miss Peregrine author Ransom Riggs on flea markets, Florida and unusual fascinations

How a young man's obsession with old photographs turned into a best-selling book and now a Tim Burton movie

TVNZ boss Kevin Kenrick says less people will watch regular TV

TVNZ admit they expect audiences for TV1 and TV2 to fall

I let my kids watch inappropriate shows, but these are the rules

A dad reveals his reasons for letting his children watch shows reserved for adults.

Anthony Stones, creator of iconic New Zealand statues, dies

Anthony Stones' sculptures are known and loved around the country.

Clip surfaces of Donald Trump's remarks about teacher who had sex with a student

A female teacher was arrested for sex with a student, and Donald Trump couldn't hold his tongue.

Kiwi trio The Koi Boys set to release debut album Meant to Be

The Kiwi vocal trio are set to release their first album in October.

Ellie Goulding ignores jetlag to turn on the charm in Christchurch

UK pop artist defies jet-lag and brings her best performance yet.

Jay Z signs first-look deal with The Weinstein Company

The rapper has signed a "first look" deal with movie moguls The Weinstein Company. It means he'll be producing films and reality TV shows.

APRA Silver Scroll Awards 2016: Kiwi music's big winners

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

Q&A: Film-maker at the heart of Wellywood still has to pinch himself

Wellington's booming film industry is dependent on many people, and Park Road Post Production chief executive Cameron Harland is one of them.

TVNZ CEO responds to million-dollar man revelations

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

Melissa Joan Hart teases the possible return of Clarissa

The actress, best known for her role as Sabrina the teenage witch, has been teasing the return of Clarissa Explains All.

Former TrueBliss singer Erika Takacs and husband stunt coordinators on Meg film

New Statham movie's stunties are former TrueBliss singer and her husband.

One Direction's Niall Horan drops first solo single

The Irish singer takes a different turn form his One Direction days.

Simon Sweetman: The Death of the Silver Scroll

Opinion: When the best song of the year is a ringtone, it's all over for our national song awards.

Aladdin - a whole new world for George Henare

The Aladdin actor reveals what he'd wish for if he found a genie lamp.

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

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

Brad Pitt took voluntary drug test amidst investigation into alleged child abuse

The actor took a urine test to prove to US Child Services he is drug free.

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!

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 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.
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