To the Bone: raising awareness or doing harm?

The new Netflix film To the Bone missed some opportunities to dispel myths about eating disorders. Joanna Doley, La Trobe University and Susan J Paxton, La Trobe University To the Bone – a film about a turning point in a young woman’s...... Read More

Missing Holst sheet music found in Tauranga

Missing for more than 100 years, two manuscripts of music by the renowned English composer Gustav Holst have been rediscovered in the library of the Bay of Plenty Symphonia. What had become of these original manuscripts from 1906, handwritten and signed...... Read More

Kim Dotcom documentary screens at film festival

Film maker and University of Auckland academic Annie Goldson’s documentary about Kim Dotcom will screen at the New Zealand International Film Festival beginning with Auckland on July 29, 31 and August 6. Kim Dotcom: Caught in the Web has already...... Read More

So many artworks, so many stories

Every artwork in the Taku Hikoi, La’u Malaga: My footprint, my walk, my journey exhibition, showing at Pataka Art +Museum in Porirua has its own story. The exhibition runs from 21 July to 20 August. It is the culmination of months of work by...... Read More

Christchurch Lotto player lands $1 million

A Lotto player in Christchurch is $1 million richer this evening after Wednesday's first division draw. The lucky ticket was purchased at Countdown Hornby in Christchurch. However, Powerball was not struck and has rolled over to Saturday, where the...... Read More

Kids get active for the J Rock show

Six Auckland Schools took to the stage to dazzle the judges with their dancing skills on the second night of Auckland’s J Rock show.   J Rock is a Stage Challenge event for primary and intermediate schools that celebrates healthy living...... Read More

’Spectacular’ new talent discovered

The producers of Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park have been overwhelmed by the high standard and sheer number of talented performers who applied from all over New Zealand to audition for this year’s show. Creative director Dixon Nacey and his...... Read More

Dancing his way around the world

The kids at school might have sniggered at former Te Puke High School student Shane Tofaeono’s decision to become a professional dancer – but no one is laughing now as he travels the world with internationally-acclaimed New Zealand theatre...... Read More

Family insights into America’s Cup success

America’s Cup racing was keenly watched in many homes on the Hibiscus Coast – but the interest was perhaps most intense in the home of Team New Zealand sailor Andy Maloney’s parents, in Arkles Bay. Andy’s mother, Loretta, is...... Read More

Team NZ homecoming parade route confirmed

Aucklanders will get the chance to welcome home the triumphant Emirates Team New Zealand this week, with a land and sea parade route confirmed to mark the team’s America’s Cup success. The parade is confirmed to take place on Thursday, 6...... Read More