Sola Rosa are feeling refreshed and ready to take on the world again. The Auckland-based groove merchants head back out on the road – around New Zealand first and then Europe in October – on the back of the re-release of their debut album Solarized, featuring four new mixes of their classic Don’t Leave Home.
REVIEW: Lorde Mighty Mighty, May 10 Lorde’s gig was the place to be in Wellington on Friday night, that was obvious. If the fact it sold out in 73 seconds hadn’t told you that much, then the number of cellphones snapping and tweeting and updating Facebook statuses midshow would have made it clear
Footage from an airline safety video featuring adventurer Bear Grylls on Fiordland’s Routeburn Track has been released.
As the pickup truck the young girl was riding in careened down the road, out of control at 80 mph, 12-year-old Miranda Bowman knew one thing: She had to stop it. Miranda was riding home with her grandfather, Paul Parker, Tuesday from an afternoon of go-karting when he told Miranda he didn’t feel […]
With a runoff presidential election in Afghanistan appearing likely, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told CNN on Friday that she expects the current president, Hamid Karzai, to win. “It is likely that they will find that President Karzai got very close to the 50-plus-1” in August’s balloting, she said in an exclusive CNN interview, referring to the 50 percent plus one vote needed to avoid a runoff.
Suspected Maoists blew up a railway track, a bridge and fired at a bus Monday in eastern India ahead of a planned crackdown by paramilitaries and police.
Felipe Massa vowed to return to Formula One "as soon as possible" as he left hospital in Hungary to fly home to Brazil after his horror crash last weekend. Massa suffered “life threatening” injuries as his Ferrari careered off in final qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix at 200kph and slammed into a tire barrier. He spent two days in an induced coma after emergency surgery for a fractured skull and brain concussion and there were fears he would not be able to drive again
I was thirty-seven years old. (In 1971). I had no job.
Preakness Stakes favorite Rachel Alexandra lived up to her billing Saturday, thundering past an all-male field of competitors and becoming the first filly to win the Triple-Crown’s second jewel since 1924. “She’s the greatest horse I’ve ever been on in my life,” jockey Calvin Borel said after the race. “She did not handle the track 110 percent and still won.” Long-shot Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird fell short in his improbable bid to compete for horse-racing’s Triple Crown, but showed his Derby victory was no fluke — charging hard to finish second.
How should NASCAR rev up its popularity during a recession? Maybe Bruton Smith has the answer.