Entertainment

NZ to get local Married at First Sight

Whether you love it or you hate it, the popular TV show will be coming to New Zealand. New Zealand is to get its own version of Australian television show Married at First Sight. MediaWorks on Sunday announced it would start auditioning and producing...... Read More

Lucky Lotto player lands $1 million!

An Auckland ticket holder is $1 million richer tonight after landing Lotto's first division. The ticket was sold by Bucklands Beach Superette, and was the only big winner in Saturday's live draw, with the...... Read More

Choir practice will help Lions: Gatland

Watching Kiwi films and taking part in choir practice will be part of the preparation for British and Irish Lions players before they tour New Zealand. The 41-man Lions squad, captained by Sam Warburton, was announced yesterday ahead of their 10-match...... Read More

Bust out those jazz hands Tauranga

The finest jazz musicians from home and abroad will get Tauranga jumping and jiving and grooving this Easter Weekend with the return of National Jazz Festival. Thursday marked the start of the 55th annual festival, and festival director Becks Chambers...... Read More

MPs unite on climate change

In a rare move, parliament has held a special two-hour debate on climate change sponsored by a cross-party group of 35 MPs. The group, calling itself Globe NZ, commissioned a report by London-based agency Vivid Economics which sets out ways New Zealand...... Read More

Pop-up Globe announces season extension

The Pop-up Globe Theatre has today announced that due to popular demand, its “sensational season of Shakespeare” is being extended. Six new shows go on sale today for the smash-hit comedies Much Ado About Nothing and As You Like It, taking...... Read More

Three the magic number for trio of Lotto winners

Three was most definitely the magic number this Saturday night as a trio of Lotto players each walked away with $333,333 in the First Division draw. The winning tickets were sold in Pak'nSave Masterton and at New World Westend and City...... Read More

Kiwi film to show at Hawaii Film Fest

Gary of the Pacific will have its international premiere this week in the Hawaii International Film Festival’s Spring Showcase. It is the only New Zealand film included in the 36-film programme which focuses primarily on films from the Asia-Pacific...... Read More

Rhythm & Alps 2017 announces first headline act

The South Island’s biggest New Year’s party, Rhythm & Alps, has today announced its first headline act for the 2017 festival: Tash Sultana. Widely praised as one of the world’s hottest new artists, Sultana is a one-woman musical powerhouse...... Read More

’The Breaker Upperers’ Kiwi feature film underway

Jackie van Beek and Madeleine Sami’s comedy feature film, THE BREAKER UPPERERS has today begun principal photography in Auckland. THE BREAKER UPPERERS is written and will be directed by van Beek and Sami who will also play the lead roles of Jen...... Read More