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TV Review: Lacey and Luke's marriage (at first sight) is over as she walks out


REVIEW: Finally. It's over. After just a week the first couple has tapped out of Married at First Sight. The honeymoon is officially done for the best villain to hit New Zealand telly in a long while, and her hard-done-by hubby. And it was…


John Stamos ready to get hitched again

John Stamos is to wed for a second time, after announcing his engagement to girlfriend Caitlin McHugh. The Fuller House actor posed the news on his Instagram page on Sunday night, alongside a sweet drawing of the couple standing in front…

Live blog - Married At First Sight


Join us as we follow the highs and the lows as the MAFS couples try to negotiate married life.


Hollywood child star Corey Feldman is planning his revenge on Hollywood abusers

The Goonies and Stand By Me star Corey Feldman is working on a plan to bring justice to the people in Hollywood that he claims sexually abused him and his late friend and childhood co-star Corey Haim.


Incubus announce two shows in New Zealand

Nineties post-grunge rock band Incubus have announced they will return to New Zealand next year.

The Chase host confirmed as Doctor Who companion

If he thought facing "The Dark Destroyer", "The Mistress", and "The Beast" was tough on The Chase, how is Bradley Walsh going to fare against the Daleks and Cybermen?


Star Wars actor Ewan McGregor says goodbye to 22-year marriage

Star Wars' Obi-Wan Kenobi actor Ewan McGregor has parted ways with his wife of 22 years, French production designer Eve Mavrakis.


Hollywood is talking about inclusion more than ever, but not for disabled actors

Stories about people with disabilities are flooding the big screen this year, but nearly none feature actual disabled talent.


38 women accuse writer/director James Toback of sexual harassment

Writer and director James Toback, who received an Oscar nomination for writing Bugsy, has been accused of sexual harassment by 38 women in a report published on Sunday in The Los Angeles Times.

Sunday, Oct 22


All Saints, Prisoner star Judith McGrath dies aged 70


Veteran Australian actor Judith McGrath has died at the age of 70.

Former NZ Bachelor star Matilda Rice reveals 'toxic' relationship with her diet

Former Bachelor star Matilda Rice was so obsessed with her diet that she would even weigh her spinach.


10 things you might find surprising about The Walking Dead

One of TV's biggest hits is back for season 8 - but here are 10 things you might find surprising about The Walking Dead:


The Brokenwood Mysteries is 'tasteful murder' say the show's stars


Murder has become an obsession for The Brokenwood Mysteries stars Fern Sutherland and Neill Rea.


Harvey Weinstein, accused by dozens, specifically disputes Lupita Nyong'o's claims


​It's been little more than three weeks since a pair of investigative reports, first from the New York Times and then from the New Yorker, exposed decades of sexual harassment and assault claims against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein.


Married At First Sight's Haydn has dating past with other bride, and another one's sister


REVIEW: Someone clearly wasn't listening to the bosses when they said no to lifting moves directly from the Married at First Sight Australia playbook.

Married at First Sight's Haydn reveals his family health battle


Haydn Daniels might be be at the centre of drama with his Married at First Sight bride, but a childhood spent helping his mother cope with a debilitating illness strengthened his relationships with the other women in his life.


Married at First Sight NZ live blog


What's next after the dramatic fall-out from last week's episode? Join our live blog and follow the action.


Five former US presidents gather at fundraising concert – Trump stays home

Stuff.co.nz / World

All five living ex-US presidents are to appear together at a hurricane relief concert in Texas – but current leader Donald Trump will only appear via a pre-recorded video.

Shailene Woodley kisses Ben Volavola at Christchurch game


Hollywood actress Shailene Woodley is still in New Zealand hanging out with new boyfriend Ben Volavola of North Harbour.


Fox knew about $45m sex harassment payout when it re-signed Bill O'Reilly: report

Stuff.co.nz / World

Bill O'Reilly, the high-profile US television host forced to resign from Fox News in April, agreed to a US$32 million (NZ$45m) sexual harassment settlement in January, and the network's parent knew about the deal when it gave him a new…


Taika Waititi jokes about internet comments on Thor: Ragnarok

Kiwi director Taika Waititi can be seen reading - and responding to - internet comments about his upcoming film Thor: Ragnarok.

Saturday, Oct 21


Street art not just for the boys, Taupō's Graffitiato Festival shows

Street art has a reputation for being something guys do.

Actress Heather Kerr says Harvey Weinstein made her touch his genitals

Another former actress claims Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed her, saying the disgraced Hollywood producer exposed himself to her and told her she had to sleep with him and other producers and directors in order to succeed in the…


Brigsby Bear: Utterly heartbreaking and spellbindingly heartwarming


Brigsby Bear (M) 97 mins ★★★★★

Waru: The nine female Maori filmmakers united in their passion to start a conversation

Stunning audiences at both the New Zealand and Toronto International Film Festivals, Waru is one of the most important and innovative Kiwi films in years.

Rachel House: From Kamo to Los Angeles, King Lear to Thor

I've met Rachel House once before, but only for a fleeting few minutes, one more face in a long line of journos as she ran the gauntlet of red-carpet interviews at the New Zealand premiere of Moana.

Immigrants unaware domestic abuse is illegal in New Zealand

Stuff.co.nz / National

Not all immigrants are aware that domestic violence is a crime in New Zealand, according to the police.

Alice Snedden: Why Duncan Garner is wrong and should stop complaining

OPINION: Two weeks ago Duncan Garner made headlines for shopping at Kmart.

Reb with a cause

Reb Fountain has a small tattoo on her left forearm.

Review: The Burning Girl by Claire Messud


There is a quiet timelessness to American small-town life that lends itself very well to fiction. The soda fountain may be replaced by the mall, the Chevy by the iPhone, but there will always be quiet lives under duress, people unstamped…