Celebrities who are better known for their partying rather than politics are angering fans when they go ”off brand” and post strong views on social media.
The list of New Zealand celebrities urging young people to vote this election has a new addition: Tiki Taane. The award-winning singer and former Salmonella Dub member has teamed up with youth vote campaigners RockEnrol, launching a competition for 18-30 year-olds in Auckland.
New Zealand isn’t gifted with quality television.
In Mexico City’s Centro Historico are the remnants of the Templo Mayor, one of the main Aztec temples of their capital Tenochtitlan. You can see six layers of the temple’s walls – the temple rebuilt six times, each time bigger to cover the last as it started to sink into the unstable earth
Actor Cliff Curtis denies he is endorsing the Mana Movement this election, saying he remains “absolutely apolitical”. Mana released a statement yesterday saying Curtis was one of several celebrities who would appear at the launch of Waiariki candidate Annette Sykes’ campaign today to lend their support
Just 55 Maui’s dolphins remain – and celebrity activists including actor Cori Gonzalez-Macuer fear the number will simply get smaller and smaller. The What We Do In The Shadows star was quick to jump on board when his friend, photographer Louise Hatton, said she was producing posters to raise awareness of the marine mammal’s plight
Lorde doesn’t have a voice in this year’s election but she’s urging her peers to speak up for her instead. The 17-year-old singer has released a video in conjunction with the New Zealand Electoral Commission calling for young people to combat low youth voter turnout rates
It doesn’t take much to work Nigel Latta up. As soon as we meet for the customary cafe-interview, he immediately latches on to the fact I should not be drinking hot chocolate.
After the concert, Ashley Brown spent the night in his hotel room fretting, nervously parting the curtains each time a car idled outside his window. He expected to see men in dark coats silently tread inside to take him and his band mates away