Tonight the cast of White Lies joined politicians and locals from the Urewera mountains on the red carpet for the opening of the film in Auckland. Maori Party co-leader Pita Sharples and novelist Witi Ihimaera mingled with the stars of the small screen at the opening at
The food was 100 per cent pure American – hot dogs smothered in mustard, and burgers, chased by icecream sandwiched between two cookies. But there was more than a smattering of 100 per cent pure Kiwi accents mingling among the several-hundred-strong crowd gathered for a New Zealand film evening at Paramount Studios.
The bad boys from Boston, Aerosmith, have touched down to a small but enthusiastic reception at Christchurch international airport. The band, with about seven trolleys of luggage in tow, posed with fans after being welcomed with a spirited powhiri in the arrivals lounge about 7.20pm
Everyone’s favourite “mozzies” look set to return to New Zealand’s television screens, with Mediaworks announcing The GC has been given the go ahead for a second season. Funded by Te Mangai Paho, the second season will follow many of the same tanned and trendy Maori whose contribution to society included a new meaning for the word “aunty”.
Many Google users probably didn’t notice this month that they can now display their search tips in the Hawaiian language.