With no immediate career prospects or any idea of what she wanted to do with her life, Jackie Thomas was ”just going with it”. Now the 22-year-old former meatworker has a record deal, a new car and a future in the spotlight.
FIRST ISSUE Public Image Limited (Southbound) While The Sex Pistols were still squirming in vomit and blood, knifed in a gutter – rotten Johnny Lydon was wiping the blade clean and ready to take on his next adversary: the punk fan.
One difference between me and Desiree Hartsock, this season’s bachelorette, is that I’m cursed with the inability to fall in love with someone who mistakes verbs for adjectives. Des, to her credit, is more forgiving
A film-maker’s 10-year-old daughter proved the star of the show in his award-winning short film.
Dominic Bowden, host of The X Factor NZ, knows exactly what it takes to make the show a success. “If we haven’t got the talent, people will switch off,” he says
There is always one – the album that sums up a particular moment in time or feeling you don’t want to forget. The one you return to time and again.
You might be less than glued to the opening minutes of The 80s as it takes the new decade’s defining moment as the victory of the American ice hockey team over the Russians in the 1980 Winter Olympics.
To celebrate Shortland St turning 21 this month, we’re asking fans to write about how much they love the show. The best submission will win the chance to interview stars of the show live on Stuff.co.nz.
REVIEW: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra conducted by Tecwyn Evans with Orpheus Choir, Jenny Wollerman (soprano), Richard Greager (tenor), Paul Whelan (bass-baritone). Music by Adams and Psathas
Arj Barker – Go time Opera House, Wellington, May 8 I’ve seen my fair share of High School Musical, and therefore, corny dance numbers, but Arj Barker’s song and dance as he made his way on stage to an audience that was only slightly amused was cheesy enough to make mac and cheese jealous. Unfortunately for Barker, he came on to a round of applause from about five people, and it was already clear he was facing a tough audience.