The Phoenix Foundation is one of Wellington’s most popular bands, with a strong following overseas, as well as being praised by music veterans such as Neil Finn.
A young adult novel about a dramatic journey that transforms an East Coast boy has taken out this year’s New Zealand Post Children’s Book Awards tonight. Ted Dawe’s
First things first: How did Christchurch boy-band Moorhouse, the handsome SBWs, end up in the bottom two at last night’s elimination episode of the X Factor Hadn’t we all agreed that not necessarily the best voices win but rather those who appeal to a certain fan base Like to teenage girls I blame their song choice on Sunday’s Best of British show.
What have we learned during this night of tears, broken dreams and compliment sandwiches Domenic Bowden has discovered the secret of teleportation. Wherever we are, Rorotonga, Sydney, Queenstown or the magical place of Mahurangi: He’s already there.
Coming soon to a theatre near you: China’s Communist Party. From demanding changes in plot lines that denigrate the Chinese leadership, to dampening lurid depictions of sex and violence, Beijing is having increasing success in pressuring Hollywood into deleting movie content it finds objectionable
Selena Gomez has taken a jab at ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber claiming to have made the pop star cry.
Oprah Winfrey was crowned America’s most influential celebrity for a second straight year, despite having dropped off daily television in 2011. Forbes magazine ranked Winfrey, 59, ahead of Hollywood titans Steven Spielberg and Clint Eastwood and towering over other TV figures such as journalist Barbara Walters and financial guru Suze Orman.
When the political activist Al Sharpton pivoted from his war against bigmouth radio man Don Imus to a war on bad-mouth gangsta rap, the instinct among older music fans was to roll their eyes and yawn. Ten years ago, another activist, C.
FROM its inception, the stock market was meant to be a place where businessmen could raise capital by selling shares in their enterprises, and where investors could turn a profit when those enterprises prospered.
The Homebuyer Tax Credit was a sweet little perk for the housing market, but now it’s over. That leaves home prices to rise or fall on the merits