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Ricardo Simich

Spy Reporter

  • 5 Nov, 2016 5:00am
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"USA - You're F**ked" That's the opening line to an invitation from one popular Auckland nightspot for their American election results party on Wednesday.
  • 7 Aug, 2016 10:00am
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We're used to blockbuster movies being filmed here - now it seems the Aussie TV industry wants in on the act.
  • 7 Aug, 2016 9:00am
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Warriors second-rower Bodene Thompson, whose cheeky smile lights up the footy field, has been getting up close with Kiwi dance superstar Kaea Pearce.

'McKiwi' setting hearts aflutter

  • 22 May, 2016 9:00pm
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It's back to the future for Martin Henderson next week when he makes his debut on Kiwi screens on hit medical drama Grey's Anatomy.

Our top 5 matches for newly-single Bachelor

  • 22 May, 2016 12:43pm
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Bachelor Jordan Mauger is still standing after the furore around the show's ending - and you might be surprised to know he is still looking for love.

Don't bully The Bachelor

  • 15 May, 2016 11:00pm
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Before his post-Bachelor bombshell, Jordan agreed to help promote next Friday's Pink Shirt Day, which calls on Kiwis to take action against bullying.

Will Paul Henry jump ship too?

  • 15 May, 2016 9:00pm
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It's the big question on everyone's lips: if Hilary Barry gets her own breakfast show at TVNZ, will Paul Henry jump ship and go with her?

Hayley Holt for PM: 'Politics is cool, kids'

  • 15 May, 2016 8:00am
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Unlike former boyfriend All Black legend Richie McCaw, Hayley Holt isn't ruling out standing for Parliament in the future.

Who will be the host of Survivor NZ?

  • 15 May, 2016 7:00am
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Auditions for the hotly contested role of host of TVNZ's Survivor NZ are under way.

How much is a Real Housewife worth?

  • 8 May, 2016 8:00pm
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If you're out partying, having dinner at a swanky restaurant or in the city's designer stores you might find yourself an extra in The Real Housewives of Auckland.
  • 8 May, 2016 8:00am
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Expat Kiwi and former Shortland Street star Kyle Pryor plays Dr Nate Cooper on the hit Aussie show, and his character gets busy saving lives after an explosion.

Joseph Parker's heavyweight fans

  • 8 May, 2016 6:00am
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In two weeks, Kiwi boxing sensation Joseph Parker returns from his Las Vegas base to try to secure a likely world title shot in the richest boxing event to be held in New Zealand.

The man who plays McLaren

  • 1 May, 2016 8:00am
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Filming has just wrapped on Kiwi directing legend Roger Donaldson's new film about the life of renowned racing car driver Bruce McLaren.

Naz wants another ring

  • 1 May, 2016 7:00am
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Next week a bachelorette will get her final rose, her man and a ring from Michael Hill.

Chrystal finds her bachelor

  • 1 May, 2016 6:00am
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The woman who kissed Art Green and dated current Bachelor Jordan Mauger may have finally found her match.

A magic year for Dean O'Gorman

  • 1 May, 2016 5:00am
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The Bachelor's best mate picks his winner

  • 26 Apr, 2016 9:50am
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She has become reality TV's most controversial figure with her spiky barbs but Nazanin Khanjani has been tipped to win Jordan Mauger's heart in the upcoming finale.

Meet The Bachelor's real leading lady

  • 24 Apr, 2016 1:23pm
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For the past two months, Jordan Mauger has been seeking love on The Bachelor NZ as 23 bachelorettes vie for his heart in the reality TV dating show.

Kiwi Daze ready to launch

  • 24 Apr, 2016 8:00am
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Logan Dodds has no plans to mope around at home after the departure of close friend Dani Robinson to the UK.

Chrystal Chenery takes her next step

  • 24 Apr, 2016 7:00am
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The former bachelorette is a woman who knows how to walk a pair of boots.

Shaun Johnson to star on Shortland Street

  • 18 Apr, 2016 10:00am
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Cast and crew of Shortland Street went fangirl crazy this week when Warriors' star Shaun Johnson arrived at South Pacific Pictures, but they weren't the only ones.

Broods soar as they move to LA

  • 18 Apr, 2016 9:00am
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Brother and sister duo Broods have moved to the US to capitalise on what is shaping up as an incredible year.
  • 17 Apr, 2016 2:06pm
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Former Black Caps' captain Brendon McCullum went out for a duck on debut for his new Indian Premier League team this week but he is already planning his next adventure in the UK.

Radio stars' car park wars continue

  • 17 Apr, 2016 8:00am
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War has this week broken out between NewstalkZB breakfast newsreader Bernadine Oliver-Kerby and ZM morning crew host Vaughan Smith.
  • 10 Apr, 2016 8:00am
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The best of the best in Auckland's foodie scene will gather at the waterfront's Shed 10 tomorrow night for the Metro 2016 Restaurant of the Year.
  • 10 Apr, 2016 6:00am
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A dad from Hamilton, who has been sharing a house with his daughter, her boyfriend and his mother, does a rap when they all hop in a spa and drink champagne.

Russell Crowe supports Martin's family

  • 4 Apr, 2016 11:01am
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Russell Crowe has taken his cousin's step-son under his wing, hosting Hilton Mexted in Sydney.

Tristram Clayton's new focus

  • 3 Apr, 2016 8:00am
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Former Campbell Live reporter Tristram Clayton returns to our screens this month, hosting the new daily video news show NZ Herald Focus.

Bachelor gets inked

  • 27 Mar, 2016 8:00am
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Tomorrow night on 'The Bachelor', the cast head to Hawaii and several lucky Bachelorettes are lined up for some spectacular Island dates.

Kiwi duo rollerblading the length of NZ

  • 27 Mar, 2016 7:00am
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Seven Sharp reporter expecting baby

  • 27 Mar, 2016 6:00am
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Matt Chisholm and his new wife Ellen will be able to get lots of advice on everything babies from fellow TVNZ's Renee Wright, who had a baby girl last Friday.

Blues players meet Game of Thrones star

  • 27 Mar, 2016 5:00am
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TVNZ Breakfast stars set to reunite

  • 20 Mar, 2016 8:30am
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TVNZ's Sam Wallace and Toni Street will be back on the airwaves, pairing up as Saturday morning co-hosts on The Hits radio station. And they can't wait.

DWTS star turned wedding singer?

  • 20 Mar, 2016 8:00am
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