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Shore Thing: Kiwi ‘Below Deck’ star sailing back to NZ after epic Pacific crossing
His salvaged boat was struck by lightning but Colin MacRae is set to hit NZ shores.
Broadcaster Karyn Hay resurfaces after months of radio silence
Hay departed from Radio NZ in June.
Oscar-winner Quentin Tarantino’s praise for Kiwi director
Scott Walker on his new movie with Wētā and an unexpected email from an Oscar-winner.
Blushing brides: Kiwi Bachelorette and bridal designer are planning their big days
Two Kiwis have made romance their careers - now they’re making it a personal commitment.
'The most respectful and kind separation': Megan and Pita Alatini split for good
The celebrity duo talk to Spy exclusively about their next chapter.
Ex-AB and multi-millionaire reveal secret engagement
The high-profile couple has been engaged longer than we thought.
'Instagram official': Top broadcaster's rugby romance revealed
Shrimpton recently separated from husband Mike Sanders after 5 years of marriage.
Meet the new face behind Shortland Street’s latest drama
How will the rookie nurse turn the show upside down?
'Very moved': Sarah Jessica Parker’s special NZ relationship
Will the star come over to NZ to pick some of her famous Kiwi sav grapes?
Inside Toni Street's epic 90s-themed 40th birthday party
The Coast host celebrates her milestone with a blast from the past.
Taika Waititi buys $10.5m waterfront Pt Chevalier home
Murmurings around the smart, former working-class suburb have circled for weeks.
What really happened around the campfire of Celebrity Treasure Island?
The stars of CTI have all come away from the show transformed.
New TV show starring Keisha Castle-Hughes given green light
NZ On Air is funding new TV shows with $13 million worth of grants.
Who is set to get the gongs at this year's TV Awards?
The yearly awards are back with media personalities set to battle it out for the gongs.
After an eight-year engagement, actors finally ready to tie the knot
The stars are to be married in December.
The hottest spots in town: Three A-list chefs opening new eateries
Chef Josh Emett and wife Helen have been hard at work with their team this week.
Are these the new Married at First Sight contestants?
Two of Spy's A-listers are looking to tie the knot at first sight.
'She's not botoxed': Robyn Malcolm says her new role defies expectations for women over 50
Robyn Malcolm's new drama tackles the gritty reality of sexual assault and family.
All grown up! Lorde’s brother hits the modelling scene
New photos show Angelo making a splash at Red 11 Model Management.
Billionaire Jillian Friedlander's stunning gathering at her Remuera house
Jillian Friedlander held a stunning gathering to mark 130 years of Women’s Suffrage.
Mowbray joins ever-growing list of billionaires building at exclusive golf course
Nick Mowbray and his fiancée join the ever-growing list of the super-rich.
Spy: Thomasin McKenzie to star in Downton Abbey spoof
The London-based Kiwi acting star has multiple filming projects on the go.
Rachel Griffiths and Martin Henderson star in Kiwi sex industry series
Griffiths starts an ethical brothel in small town New Zealand to provide for her family.
Australia’s most prestigious racewear event open to Kiwis
You could be heading to the Melbourne Cup at Flemington.
Kiwi movies shine at Toronto International Film Festival
Kiwi movies shine at Toronto International Film Festival
Listen: Shorty St changes theme song for Te Wiki o te Reo Māori
The Waiho i te Toipoto waiata will be showcased throughout the Shortland Street.
Inside Gilda Kirkpatrick's political meetings at her $20m mansion
Former Real Housewives of Auckland star has hosted Winston Peters and David Seymour.
All Blacks' wives and girlfriends flock to Europe for the RWC
Some of the players' partners are extending their trips to take in sunny hotspots.
Kiwi Neighbours’ star Barry Conrad on his 'erotic and spicy' new SBS series
Neighbours’ star Barry Conrad explores his sexuality in new SBS series.
Power couple surprise wedding guests with mystery destination
'Our guests came to Singapore, not knowing where the actual wedding was.'
Secrets of NZ Fashion Week: Tantrums, controversial goodie bags and after-parties
Fashion Week always serves up the gossip.
Kiwi musical icons The Black Seeds and Georgia Lines set to drop te reo songs
Other artists such as Muroki and Riiki Reid have each created compositions in te reo.
Aussies are after our New Zealand Fashion Week designs
Local designers will be out to impress the Australian power players in the front row.
Football fever, baby! Kiwi presenter on how special it was being 'visibly pregnant' at Women’s World Cup
Tulloch proudly displayed her baby bump while interviewing the world’s biggest sport stars
Malakai Fekitoa's big week: Engaged, a new baby and back in the RWC
In the same week as welcoming his second child Fekitoa was called up by Tonga for the RWC.
Colin Mathura-Jeffree spills murderous truth on Traitors
Colin Mathura-Jeffree didn’t get off on the right foot with crime writer Vanda Symon.
Actor Jarred Blakiston’s journey from Shorty to Switzerland
Jarred Blakiston is passionate about starring in the upcoming thriller Switzerland.
Kiwi supermodel Georgia Fowler selling her New York 'sanctuary'
Victoria’s Secret star has chic New York apartment up for sale.
Spy: Blair Wheeler, NZ’s designer to the rich and famous
Blair Wheeler is totally focused on his own label, BW 36.174.
Spy: Time for Matty McLean’s husband, Ryan Teece, to star
The real estate agent will have a starring role this horse-racing season.
Watch: Actor’s flawless impression of Temuera Morrison tricks assistant director
The cast of Three’s Far North have found some time to fool around.
All Black Ardie Savea’s new clothing range channels America’s Cup
ASAV has made a comeback with a collaboration with Australian clothing merchant YKTR.
'Tension': Aotearoa Music Awards taking 17-month hiatus to address concerns
Organisers look into concerns about the make-up and diversity of the judges.
From Shortland Street to interior designer - star's new career
NZ reno show snag acting star turned interior designer Katrina Hobbs as a judge.
Israel Dagg, Stephen Donald create TV mischief in France
Israel Dagg and Stephen Donald are the latest rugby stars to make a TV show in France.
Spy: ‘I’ve had breakdowns’: MAFS ‘villain’ Davina on life five years after show
The star is heading to New Zealand to speak at an event to empower women.
Shaun and Kayla Johnson put posh beach pad up for rent - for $1200 a night
Warriors Shaun Johnson's posh bach available to rent
Engagement bash for Rod Stewart and Rachel Hunter's son
Rocking Rod Stewart and wife Penny Lancaster have thrown a bash in Spain to celebrate.
Up to 700 without work as Jason Momoa's blockbuster shuts NZ filming down
Other big Kiwi stars like Karl Urban and Martin Henderson are also affected.
'We remain friends': Media couple's shock split five years after wedding
From vineyard wedding to amicable split.
Spy: Meet the 19 celebrity ‘backstabbers’ in Paul Henry's new show
The Traitors NZ, hosted by Paul Henry, backstab each other and unmask the culprit.
Spy: Carlos Spencer returning to our screens ahead of the RWC
Carlos Spencer will return to television screens soon on a rugby sojourn to France.
Spy: ‘Better than ever’: Kiwi Bravo star Aesha Scott on love, life and fame
Down Under was so popular Kiwi reality star is back for season two
Spy: Bree and Clint on their ‘hush hush’ beginning
Five years ago the pair came together to see if they had chemistry for a new show.
A UFC fighter behind the bar: Inside Jason Momoa’s private 'farewell' party
Jason Momoa launched his Meili Vodka into NZ and the South Pacific Islands.
A day in loo! Radio Hauraki stars flush out cancer by broadcasting on toilets
A Day in Loo - will raise money for Bowel Cancer New Zealand.