When Hawera Telecom technician Anthony Powell stepped off the plane on to Antarctica he was struck by the unbounded emptiness.
Kanye West has denied cheating on Kim Kardashian. The musician was hit by claims he slept with a Canadian model and bartender
Colonel Chris Hadfield has signed off after five months as commander of the International Space Station by performing David Bowie’s Space Oddity in zero gravity.
Divorce documents show that the lead singer of metal band As I Lay Dying had an amicable split with the estranged wife he’s now accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill, but she was concerned about how recent changes in his behaviour would affect his parenting. Meggan Lambesis, the wife of Tim Lambesis, said in the court papers obtained by The Associated Press that she worried about his ability to care for their three adopted children, but she gave no indication she felt in danger
Dance guru Cris Judd will be juggling fatherhood commitments as well as critiquing Kiwi talent when he heads to Aotearoa as part of the New Zealand’s Got Talent judging panel.
Landing a role in the modern Sherlock Holmes series Elementary was a chance to revisit childhood for Aidan Quinn. The Chicago-born actor, who plays Captain Tommy Gregson in the TV series, says he remembers reading Sherlock Holmes stories as a youngster
The return of a cancelled music festival is expected to bring Wellington’s jazz musicians out of dark corners and into the spotlight. The Wellington Jazz Festival will return in June after a four-year hiatus
The gossip mags seem convinced a royal baby girl is on the way, after Duchess of Cambridge apparently let slip the letter “d” while talking to a well wisher. In the incident a week ago in the English fishing town of Grimsby, the pregnant duchess was given a teddy bear by a local woman
Five months ago Manhattan's Museum of Modern Art crowned its notable 1936-3 7 season with a comprehensive exhibit of the very latest artistic wrinkle, Surrealism.
New research on the finicky eating habits of children with autism finds that while autistic children tend to eat a less varied diet than other kids do, their dietary preferences have little negative effect on their height, weight and growth. Researchers at the University of Bristol began with a database of children born from 1991 to 1992 who were enrolled in a long-term study in Avon, England