Celebrities

Stars shine much longer now

Doris Day had well and truly conquered Hollywood by the time she decided to call it quits.

The late Doris Day was barely 51 years old when she retired from showbiz in the early 1970s.

Scarlett Johansson is engaged

Johansson's publicist said that the private couple was officially engaged after two years of dating.

Wedding bells are in the future for actress Scarlett Johansson and Saturday Night Live's Colin Jost.

Celebrities aghast at US abortion ban

Lady Gaga wrote online saying the Alabama abortion bill was a "travesty". (File photo)

Lady Gaga, Busy Philipps, Pink, Rihanna and Reese Witherspoon are some celebrities to share their horror at the abortion ban.

Sting living it up in Tuscany video

Sting and Trudie Styler have shared details of their Italian home.

For the price of 'two songs' Sting bought a run-down villa in Tuscany and made it great.

Why authors are rock stars video

Book sales are booming, dismissing the notion that millennials don't read books.

OPINION: Rather than killing off books, social media appears to be a factor in the industry's growth.

McConaughey finally gets diploma video

Matthew McConaughey seemed rather chuffed to finally get his hands on his diploma.

More than 30 years after graduating, the actor gets his hands on his Texas high school diploma.

Schwarzenegger drop-kicked video

Arnold Schwarzenegger was with children at a sporting event in Johannesburg when a man made a flying kick into his back. ...

Actor was completely unaffected by the attack - and only realised it had happened when he saw video of the incident.

Kate takes a swing at Chelsea video

Kate, Duchess of Cambridge takes a swing at a special children's garden at the Chelsea Flower Show.

The Duchess of Cambridge rekindles the magic of childhood with her garden at the Chelsea Flower Show.

Offerman has no plans to Park Ron video

Nick Offerman says his new stand-up show All Rise is a state-of-the-union address about the state of the world.

"It's like being gifted the entire lottery for the rest of your life," he says of the Parks and Recreation role that made him famous.

Clarke of the House

New Zealand's first man, first bloke, first dad, first man of fishing Clarke Gayford.

"The most-important thing that I can do is just to be a supportive partner," says the man behind the nation's busiest woman.

Kardashians welcome baby Psalm video

Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West had Psalm via a surrogate.

Kim and Kanye's fourth child was born on Mother's Day.

Coro's Shona heading for showdown video

Julia Goulding plays Shona Ramsay on Coronation Street.

"She means well, but she just gets it wrong sometimes," the 33-year-old actress says.

Grumpy Cat dies

That face. Grumpy Cat had died, aged 7.

Social media sensation who stole hearts with her permanently grumpy expression has died, aged 7.

The rise and rise of Jodie Comer

Jodie Comer's turn as the shape-shifting, accent-switching, self-confessed psychopath assassin Villanelle in Killing Eve ...

The 26-year-old Scouser stole the show at this week's Baftas and is taking Hollywood by storm.

The show that made geeks cool video

The Big Bang Theory is ending after 12 seasons and more than 275 episodes.

OPINION: Depending on your viewpoint, it's either a smart show in plain wrapping, or a by-the-numbers sitcom in smart wrapping.

Glamour couple celebrate

Kiwi Charlie Thomson with his wife Alex Jones, who has shared her excitement about another baby.

Kiwi's birthday excitement as his UK TV presenter wife Alex Jones is expecting their second child.

Gwyneth posts Apple-approved pic video

Apple Martin

After being told off over a previous post, the Goop founder sticks to her daughter's rules for her 15th birthday.

George Clooney: 'I lacked talent' video

George Clooney in a scene from the new adaptation of Catch-22.

The actor/director takes the helm of a new adaptation of Catch-22 and talks about the career he initially wanted.

Huston back in action video

Anjelica Huston says she enjoys finding strength in weakness and weakness in strength.

"There's something empowering about playing witches and bitches," the film legend says.

Stan Lee's ex-manager charged video

Stan Lee and his  then-manager Keya Morgan attending the Avengers: Infinity War World Premiere in 2018.

Marvel legend Stan Lee's former manager has been charged with elder abuse, according to reports.

Doris Day dies aged 97 video

US singer and actress Doris Day has died, aged 97.

US singer and actress died at her home in California, aged 97.

Mandy Moore's Mount Everest plans video

The This Is Us actress Mandy Moore has filled her time away from the show with hiking excursions in NZ in preparation ...

The TV star's been hiking around parts of the South Island, and is now looking higher.

Felicity Huffman pleads guilty

Felicity Huffman, 56, entered her plea two months after she was arrested in the investigation named "Operation Varsity ...

Desperate Housewives actress the highest-profile person to admit participating in US college admissions bribery scheme.

Shorty pays tribute to Pua

Pua Magasiva starred in more than 450 Shortland Street episodes, playing the role of Vinnie Kruse.

Kiwi soap dedicates show to Pua Magasiva, who was best known for his role as Vinnie Kruse.

Pua's best Shorty moments

Pua Magasiva has many compelling storylines over his two stints as nurse Vinnie Kruse on the popular Kiwi soap.

The late actor had heaps of compelling storylines over his two stints playing Vinnie Kruse on the soap.

Barack Obama's tribute to wife video

Former US President Barack Obama has posted a surprise video tribute to his wife Michelle.

Not content with telling Michelle she is the "perfect role model not just for our daughters, but for so many others,” he sent a video.

Struggle to process Pua's death

Close friends and colleagues of Pua Magasiva continue to share messages of grief, love and support for the actor.

"Have you seen the amount of love people have for you?" Pua Magasiva's former radio co-cost asks in tribute.

Family funeral for Pua video

Pua Magasiva's funeral will be in Wellington later this week.

TVNZ also announced there will be a tribute to Magasiva on Shortland St tonight.

Radio dedication to Pua video

Pua Magasiva hosted the morning show on Flava for three years.

Pua Magasiva's former radio colleagues are remembering his "infectious laugh" and humour.

MAFS' Davina is pregnant video

Davina Rankin and her partner, Jaxon Manuel.

Rankin says she's been suffering with intense morning sickness.

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