Aussie soap Neighbours casts first indigenous actor
Aussie soap Neighbours casts first indigenous actor

Meyne Wyatt is thrilled to join the cast of Neighbours , but says it's been a long time coming. The 24-year-old is the…

Game of Thrones starts filming season five
Game of Thrones starts filming season five

Filming for Game of Thrones Season 5 is about to get underway, if Maisie Williams’ Twitter account is anything to go by.

Record Homer tattoo sleeve
Record Homer tattoo sleeve

A tattoo sleeve six years in the making has given Auckland man Lee Weir a Guinness World Record. The 27-year-old abstained…

INXS: Never Tear Us Apart
video INXS: Never Tear Us Apart

INXS: Never Tear Us Apart is an uncensored two-part biopic of Aussie rockers INXS, told with collaboration with the band…

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Colin Hogg: Sundays brought back to earth
Colin Hogg: Sundays brought back to earth

Sunday, a week ago, the nation's biggest television channel TV One seemed to suddenly remember what…

No Batman in Gotham show

Yes, the new Fox series Gotham will feature a young Bruce Wayne, but don't expect him to turn into the caped crusader.

US Broadchurch's different end

Gracepoint , the American version of the critically acclaimed British crime drama Broadchurch , won't be a mirror image…

Queen's Guard performs Game of Thrones tune (+video)

Queen Elizabeth II may have politely declined an offer to sit on The Iron Throne of Westeros, but that doesn't mean she…

Court orders Glee name change - but only in the UK
Court orders Glee name change - but only in the UK

Glum news for Glee : Britain's High Court has ruled that the musical TV show must change its name because…

TV chef dies aged 45

Host of NZ’s inaugural MasterChef, Ross Burden, unexpectedly died from an infection following treatment for cancer. He was…

Unmangling te reo

Ten years ago, Pita Sharples - now Minister of Maori Affairs - said he wanted to see an end to mangled te reo words used…

Remembering James Garner

Few actors could register disbelief, exasperation or annoyance with more comic subtlety. James Garner had a way of widening…

Who leak a 'damaging mistake'

The BBC has apologised for the leak of Peter Capaldi's debut as Doctor Who, branding the incident a "damaging mistake". The…

Sunday tv preview: Radar signals from the Pacific
Sunday tv preview: Radar signals from the Pacific

The last season of Radar Across the Pacific , in which the eponymous host set himself the task of fixing…

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