Auckland’s Maritime Museum, Voyager, has appointed a new director to oversee a proposed $25 million redevelopment of the facility. Linda Wigley, who has just resigned as head of Toitu Otago Settlers Museum in Dunedin, has been given the Auckland role
Jason Statham has joked he’s had “40 years of prep” ahead of playing a drunk man in his newest film. The British actor stars as Joey Jones in Hummingbird – a thriller that tells the story of a homeless war veteran trying to get his life back together on the streets of London.
Jim Carrey had a change of heart regarding his upcoming movie Kick Ass 2.
The emo rockers who played the soundtrack for so much teenage heartache around the world are back with an “adult break up album”, having grown up side by side with their fans.
Brad Pitt spent his seven year marriage to Jennifer Aniston feeling lost in a drug haze, a new article in Esquire Magazine reveals. “For a long time I thought I did too much damage – drug damage,” the 49-year-old star says in the profile which hits new stands at the end of the month
Rod Stewart has spent the past decade belting out Great American Songbook staples by the likes of Irving Berlin and Cole Porter and, later, crooning his hits to adoring Las Vegas audiences. But while it seemed unlikely that the man behind 1971’s soulful and chart-topping Maggie May would ever pen another original, he’s back with a songwriting vengeance on Time.
After Thursday’s supreme court ruling, stating that President Obama’s healthcare law did not, in-fact violate the Constitution, Mitt Romney’s campaign receives a flood of donations. However, both presidential campaigns are citing fund-raising spikes following the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold President Barack Obama’s health care reform laws. Obama’s campaign called the other side’s […]
From his Cessna a mile above the southern Amazon, John Carter looks down on the destruction of the world’s greatest ecological jewel. He watches men converting rain forest into cattle pastures and soybean fields with bulldozers and chains
Despairing Republican friends have been asking me what I think we should do to rebuild the GOP and begin our certain and inevitable comeback. My answer disappoints them: “Build an ark.” I say this because I’ve made a career out of counting votes, and the numbers tell a clear story; the demographics of America are changing in a way that is deadly for the Republican Party as it exists today
In the years following the Cold War and the hemorrhaging of Yugoslavia, Serbia earned the dubious distinction as Europe’s pariah state, widely viewed as a brutal aggressor in the Balkan wars.