Murray Burns vividly remembers the night in 1980 when then-prime minister Rob Muldoon attended a Mi-Sex gig in Wellington. At the time there was a bid to have tax taken off local products and it was argued that records by local artists should be included
Notorious wife-killer Malcolm Webster is having his crimes brought to life in a British miniseries – with the help of his New Zealand victim, who managed to escape him. The first of the three-part “factual drama”, called The Widower, was aired on ITV in the UK last week
Kiwi singing sensation Lorde continues to rule the charts, clocking up another number one hit.
Russell Crowe “feels at home” in Rome. The 49-year-old New Zealander is currently in the Italian city promoting his new biblical film Noah.
Air New Zealand is providing “flexibility” over flights for people with tickets to the cancelled Rolling Stones concert in Auckland on April 5, the company says.
The missing Malaysian plane is a made-for-TV mystery where the public’s hunger for the story seems inversely proportional to the amount of solid leads for solving the case. The story led ABC’s Good Morning America again on Tuesday (local time), when Bob Woodruff reported from a Malaysian fishing village, interviewing a man who said he saw a jet flying low over the water around the time Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 went missing March 8 with 239 people aboard.
Lorde has asked fans to wear “rainbow clothing” to her upcoming show in Kansas after extremist Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) published plans to protest the concert. The American church, known for its radical ideologies, especially against homosexuality, plans to picket the show at Midland Theatre on March 21
They share a love of words, and now Wellington poets Jenny Bornholdt and Gregory O’Brien have shared the stage at today’s honours investiture ceremony in Wellington. The couple officially became members of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to poetry and the arts at Government House
It’s half a lifetime since Brody Dalle ran away to join the punk rock circus.
The Rolling Stones will make an announcement at 2pm regarding their Australian/New Zealand tour following the death of Mick Jagger’s girlfriend L’Wren Scott.