Heartbroken former Bachelorettes have paid tribute to beloved contestant Tavita Antoni Karika who died suddenly this week.
Ben Elton made Thatcher’s Britain and the trenches of World War 1 the stuff of comedy, but can he wring a laugh from climate collapse and plague? Tom McKinlay asks the touring comedian.
The mayor of Central Otago says he hopes the region will see some of the benefits of an Amazon Lord of the Rings series that has begun filming in New Zealand.
Helen McCrory, the British actress known for playing steely female characters on stage and screen, has died of cancer at 52.
Courtroom drama "The Trial of the Chicago 7" and jazz period film "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" were the big winners at the Screen Actors Guild awards, while Schitt's Creek won best TV comedy.
A group of eight experts has been commissioned to work on a likely new public media entity, the Government has announced.
US television host Jay Leno has apologised for more than a decade of jokes about Asian Americans, saying he had committed a "legitimate wrong."
Race Relations Commissioner Meng Foon has added his voice to calls to end Police Ten 7, saying that the TV show reflects racist policing in New Zealand.
A complaint about John Campbell describing Donald Trump Jr as a "total dick" during a Breakfast show segment has been dismissed.
Former racing driver Sabine Schmitz, a presenter of the popular BBC Top Gear television programme, has died at the age of 51.
British actor Johnny Briggs, who played Mike Baldwin in Coronation Street for 30 years, has died aged 85.
A former reality television contestant and 10 other people are facing a committal hearing over an alleged multi-million dollar telemarketing scam.
Three women have been nominated for best director at the Golden Globe awards - the first time more than one has been shortlisted in a single year.
One of New Zealand's most famous businessmen - Mike Pero - is set to be the CEO on TVNZ's rebooted show The Apprentice Aotearoa.
US actress Cloris Leachman, who won eight Emmys for her work on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and other TV programmes and an Oscar, has died at the age of 94.