Filming of The Luminaries television screen adaptation will wrap up in Hokitika later this month.
Apple has invited media to a March 25 event at the Steve Jobs Theatre on its campus in Cupertino, California, where it is expected to launch a television and video service.
Fifty people, including Hollywood stars Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, were charged over a scheme in which wealthy parents allegedly bribed college coaches and others to get their children into elite colleges.
Riverdale and Beverly Hills 90210 star Luke Perry has been hospitalised, his publicist has confirmed, amid reports he has suffered a "massive stroke".
Independent research commissioned by Vocus indicates "piracy is dying a natural death," the company's consumer GM Taryn Hamilton says.
Actor Jussie Smollett paid two brothers thousands of dollars to beat him in a staged racist and homophobic attack because he was unhappy with his salary on the hip-hop TV drama "Empire," Chicago's police chief said.
Actor Jussie Smollett was charged with filing a false police report when he said he was attacked by two masked men shouting racist and homophobic slurs, Chicago police said, with the actor now facing arrest.
After enjoying a string of price reductions over the past year, Sky subscribers are set for a price hike on April 1.
Popular TV handyman John "Cocksy'' Cocks has been farewelled at a funeral reflective of the man that he was - including one last laugh at his devoted wife's expense.
Kiwi Newshub reporter Aziz Al-Sa'afin was viciously beaten at the weekend in a homophobic attack which left him thinking he "was going to die".
Popular television star builder and renovator John 'Cocksy' Cocks has lost his battle to kidney cancer.
SIr David Attenborough says Dynasties, his new wildlife series, will be gripping, truthful and entertaining, but not overtly campaigning.
Queen musical Bohemian Rhapsody has won this year's top award at the Golden Globes, while Glenn Close took home best actress over presumed favourite Lady Gaga.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are expecting a fourth child - again using a surrogate, according to multiple media reports.
Actors KJ Apa and Cole Sprouse, stars of the hit US teen drama, appear to be ringing in the new year in Queenstown.
Executives from the US producing a $1.5 billion Lord of the Rings TV series were in town this week for a meeting with a government minister at a time when film studio space is scarce.