There’s a certain Margaret Mahy quality to the latest series of Dog Squad, TV One, Mondays: The Snake in the Panelbeaters and The Burglar Who Needed To Go Wee-Wees. These true and rather alarming cases are not really the stuff of children’s books, despite the starring role of brave and clever animals.
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) has ceased production of its iconic children’s television program, Bananas in Pyjamas.
Danny Bhoy – Dear Epson Opera House, Wellington, 30 April Scottish comedian Danny Bhoy has been a regular to the International NZ Comedy Festival for many years now and has never disappointed; but his latest show Dear Epson may well be his best work yet. The premise of the evening is set with the tale of his discovery that the ink of a newly bought printer costs more than the printer itself.
Heidi Klum and her boyfriend saved her seven-year-old son from drowning on Monday. The 39-year-old model and her son Henry were caught in a riptide along with the family’s two nannies while swimming in Oahu, Hawaii.
Justin Bieber had to leave his monkey in quarantine after landing in Germany last week without the necessary papers for the animal, a German customs official has said.
Jennifer Lawrence might be Hollywood’s golden girl, but she isn’t cashing in her ingots yet. The actress has starred in films such as The Hunger Games and X-Men: First Class and scooped a best actress Oscar thanks to her role in Silver Linings Playbook at this year’s ceremony.
Emma Watson has used humour and Twitter to roundly reject long-lasting rumours that she was to take the saucy lead role in the
The Immortals, a German neo-Nazi group wearing masks and carrying torches, is flash mobbing cities.
For 28 years it had stood as the symbol of the division of Europe and the world, of Communist suppression, of the xenophobia of a regime that had to lock its people in lest they be tempted by another, freer life — the Berlin Wall, that hideous, 28-mile-long scar through the heart of a once proud European capital, not to mention the soul of a people.
This is the typical day of a relatively typical soul in today’s diversified world. I wake up to the sound of my Japanese clock radio, put on a T shirt sent me by an uncle in Nigeria and walk out into the street, past German cars, to my office.