How much is Hosking worth?

Broadcaster Mike Hosking says he "wouldn't have a clue" how much he's worth.

10 min ago  Maybe he's not keen on sharing his salary details but on tonight's Seven Sharp, Mike Hosking alluded to just how much he may be worth.

MJ estate owes millions

Pop star Michael Jackson died in 2009.

Famous music producer wins lawsuit for royalties and production fees from Michael Jackson's estate.

Bieber hits paparazzi with truck

Bieber quickly checked the man was okay.

Pop star accidentally clips photographer with his truck, while leaving a church service.

First Dates Australia returns

Barman Cameron Pascoe is quite possibly the pick of the bunch on First Dates Australia. And doesn't he look like he ...

9:30 PM  Yes, it's back. And just as salacious, cheesy, boring and weird as ever.

A Nazi walks into a milk bar... video

Pictured: man fighting giant Nazi mech.

Upcoming blockbuster game reveals a particularly tense encounter, involving a Nazi and a milkshake.

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The return of First Dates Australia

Barman Cameron Pascoe is quite possibly the pick of the bunch on First Dates Australia. And doesn't he look like he ...

Yes, it's back. And just as salacious, cheesy, boring and weird as ever.

Blasted for tobogganing with baby

Ciara has posted a video of her tobogganing with her infant daughter, that has proved to be controversial.

The 31-year-old singer zipping down a metal chute with her three-month-old daughter strapped to her chest has sparked outrage.

Maverick traveller tells tales

A Maverick Traveller, the first of seven travel books by Queenstown author Mary Jane Walker.

Her many adventures include eating seal meat in Greenland and a visit to Standing Rock.

A Nazi walks into a milk bar... video

Pictured: man fighting giant Nazi mech.

Upcoming blockbuster game reveals a particularly tense encounter, involving a Nazi and a milkshake.

Murder fascination boosts Kiwi podcast

Martin van Beynen spent years re-investigating the Bain family murders for the Black Hands podcast.

The story of a 1994 Dunedin mass murder has become a point of obsession for people across the globe.

'Nothing ventured, nothing gained'

Chris Artley has been composing music for eight years, winning more than 10 awards for his choral pieces.

Chris Artley's success as a musical composer has "mushroomed" over the past decade, with his work published and performed internationally.

In defense of escapism

Connie Britton  and Hayden Panatere in Nashville.

Yes, it's OK to skip the news and watch a movie or mainline a box set instead.

Making her own name

Up-and-coming R'n'B artist Ezra Williams, who goes by her stage name Raze, credits her musical family for her success so far.

Up-and-coming R'n'B artist Ezra Williams says she wouldn't be where she is without the success of her musical older brother, J. Williams.

Airline takes dig at Jennifer Aniston video

Known as an "American sweetheart"  the 48-year-old caused a bit of a stir with a starring role in an Emirates ad in 2015.

The actress has found herself in the middle of a battle between Gulf and US carriers.

Assassin helped star recover

Dylam O'Brien plays Mitch Rapp, the American Assassin.

Dylan O'Brien thought he'd never act again after being severely injured during a stunt. American Assassin changed his mind.

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Blasted for tobogganing with baby

Ciara has posted a video of her tobogganing with her infant daughter, that has proved to be controversial.

The 31-year-old singer zipping down a metal chute with her three-month-old daughter strapped to her chest has sparked outrage.

Bieber hits paparazzi with truck

Pop star accidentally clips photographer with his truck, while leaving a church service.

MJ estate owes millions

Airline takes dig at Jennifer Aniston video

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How much is Hosking worth?

Maybe he's not keen on sharing his salary details but on tonight's Seven Sharp, Mike Hosking alluded to just how much he may be worth.

film

Assassin helped star recover

Dylam O'Brien plays Mitch Rapp, the American Assassin.

Dylan O'Brien thought he'd never act again after being severely injured during a stunt. American Assassin changed his mind.

Kiwi queen of cinema picks TV

Holly Hunter and Oscar award winner Anna Paquin in The Piano.

Jane Campion has an Oscar and a Palme d'Or, but television is really where it's at, she says.

The comedy of observation

Kyle Mooney stars in Brigsby Bear.

The NZ Film Festival movie it's best not to know much about before you see it.

Sub-Atomic action disappoints

Sometimes Atomic Blonde feels like a music video advertising either cigarettes or ladies' underwear.

REVIEW: Charlize Theron's latest turns out to be nothing more than a series of sometimes visually impressive, but perpetually banal sequences.

music

Making her own name

Up-and-coming R'n'B artist Ezra Williams, who goes by her stage name Raze, credits her musical family for her success so far.

Up-and-coming R'n'B artist Ezra Williams says she wouldn't be where she is without the success of her musical older brother, J. Williams.

Kardashian-Wests to expand

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are reportedly expecting a third child in January via a surrogate mother.

Kanye and Kim's newest addition scheduled to arrive in January 2018.

Second-floor stage dive falls flat

Lil Yachty's Powerstation show got a little too exciting for one daredevil fan.

A punter at Lil Yachty's Powerstation show last night thought the crowd would catch him as he took a dive. Boy was he wrong.

Chainsmokers get steamy Downunder

The Chainsmokers are coming to NZ.

Fancy a little hipster EDM? We have two double passes to give away before tickets are even on sale.

tv & radio

F-bomb live on Prime News video

Oops. Prime News presenter Eric Young has been caught out before while live on air.

Confusion reigned on Prime News - just long enough for presenter Eric Young to drop the f-bomb.

'West Wing' was Canadian PM's debate prep

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has reaffirmed his position as his country's pop culture PM.

Justin Trudeau reveals the role a classic tv political drama played in helping him get ready for a debate.

Thrones: Tragedy the only end

If you think Dany's dragons are getting out of this alive, you're dreaming.

OPINION: If this show is going to be true to itself, then there's only one way it's heading, and it's not for a sunny happy ending.

Win with the TV Guide: August 5 - 11

TV Guide is in stores every Thursday.

Your chance to win Horrible Histories Live Show tickets, Arnotts Shapes and The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks book.

Games

A Nazi walks into a milk bar... video

Pictured: man fighting giant Nazi mech.

Upcoming blockbuster game reveals a particularly tense encounter, involving a Nazi and a milkshake.

Dad builds his girl a killer robot

Amanda Carambat's dad just built her the ultimate cosplay suit.

Doting American father arms his video game loving daughter with her very own robot.

Review: Death Squared video

Death Squared

This Aussie-designed puzzler is a slick and stylish game that's right at home on the Nintendo Switch.

Pokemon No-Go

The world's first Pokemon Go Fest was not as happy-looking a place as this.

The crowd turns ugly at world's first Pokemon Go Fest in the US.

books

Sweet dog's story brought to life

Monique Richardson and Kate Kay, with their inspiration, sausage dog Rocky, at the book launch at Botany Library.

Two young East Aucklanders have written and illustrated a children's book based on real-life tales of a sausage dog.

Word journey challenge for writers

The Mirror Lakes and Central Otago Short Story competition logo

The Mirror is searching for the very best wordsmiths and writers in our district. Cash prizes and publication are up for grabs.

Erotic novel not Eleanor Catton's

Stephanie Johnson has written a lush, pacy erotic novel under the name Lily Woodhouse.

We found the award-winning Kiwi who threw "caution to the wind" and wrote a sex novel under a pen name.

New Westeros book coming

Author George RR Martin is not really good with deadlines.

George RR Martin finally updates Game of Thrones fans on the long-awaited Winds of Winter.

arts

A fine line

Artist John Tidball at work in his Ashhurst home studio.

A new exhibition from John Tidball is heavy on detail.

A classical night in Avondale

The West City Concert Band will play four classical competition pieces.

If you are looking for a bit of classical music out west on a Friday night, you might like to head along to this.

Wearable art set to wow the crowds

Artist Ann Skelly with a previous year's  World of Wearable Art entry.

Ann Skelly is among the chosen few whose work will feature in the World of WearableArt Awards.

Photography prize, but no photo

Justine Varga's prize-winning portrait of her grandmother, Maternal Line, has provoked controversy.

Justine Varga sensed the room's unease. She'd won $20,000 for a portrait with no face, a photo with no camera.

stage & theatre

The mad musical world of Tim Minchin

Matilda composer Tim Minchin - he's had a long day.

How would composer Tim Minchin describe his Matilda musical? It's "f...ing wholesome", he says.

Never too late to dance

Taking up ballet has been a good move for Derryn James, of Blenheim, who is pursuing her childhood passion once more.

Taking up ballet has been a good move for Derryn James, of Blenheim, who is pursuing her childhood passion once more. 

The Questionnaire: Teddy Tahu Rhodes

Teddy Tahu-Rhodes in Don Giovanni.

Kiwi opera hunk Teddy Tahu-Rhodes takes our tough Q and A.

Steve Jobs: The opera

Fittingly, the music for the Steve Jobs opera was written on Apple computers (file photo).

The man who revolutionised the mobile phone has been the subject of a book and film. Now there's an opera.

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