The faces behind the siren calls
The faces behind the siren calls

If ever there was a reluctant reality TV star, it's Tracy Phillips. She is one of seven policewomen who appear on TV One's…

Almighty Johnsons star in murder mystery
Almighty Johnsons star in murder mystery

It's a typical NZ town, except for the eye-poppingly high murder rate. Welcome to fictional Brokenwood, the scene of the…

Peaches was to replace Dawson
Peaches was to replace Dawson

Peaches Geldof planned to move Downunder to replace troubled Kiwi TV presenter Charlotte Dawson on Australia's Next Top…

This year's model a chip off the old Morse
This year's model a chip off the old Morse

Most unexpectedly for those who waved it off in 2000 with John Thaw's swansong episode The Remorseful Day , Inspector Morse…

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Powerful show of character
Powerful show of character

Jessica Lange is so far more comical than disturbing. Witches are as terrifying as carrots. Only one…

Forced to the front

On a hot, dry summer's day in the dusty Kumeu showgrounds north of Auckland, writer Paula Boock ducked under the shade of…

Game of Thrones: Is it really that good?

It’s the pop cultural phenomenon of the age. It’s bigger than Brienne of Tarth, more powerful than the Giants Beyond The…

Susie Ferguson: Reporting for duty

She’s spent six years in war zones — including being shot at and driving into a minefield — and has even taught Prince William…

Once more on to the beach
Once more on to the beach

For many of us, a jaunt around the Pacific Islands includes relaxing on palm-fringed beaches, swimming…

Bryan Batt: Mad man comes to town

Fabulous and flamboyant Bryan Batt is bringing his cabaret show to Auckland, and promises a mixed bag.

TV picks of the week: Tough tale needs telling

Five TV shows that will keep couch potatoes glued to their screens over the coming week.

Thrones: That was nothing

A Game of Thrones director says this week's shock episode was one of the "smallest" of the season and claims "the episode…

Breaking Bad's original ending

Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan has shed light on the alternate endings his team were kicking around when deciding…

'Walter White' helps Breaking Bad fan score prom date
'Walter White' helps Breaking Bad fan score prom date

When a fan asked Bryan Cranston to help him ask a girl to his prom, the actor was happy to help. And…

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