'Kissing', 'necking', 'snogging', 'making out' – there are a plethora of ways to describe the locking of lips. But Elle Hunt's favourite is one that's deeply unique to the Kiwi vocabulary.
With the March 29 Brexit deadline bearing down on the country at an alarming speed, it's hard not to wonder whether staying in Britain is really worth it.
You might be excited about IKEA's possible (though far from guaranteed) arrival on this country's shores, but just wait until the first time you try to assemble a chest of drawers.
In the middle of last decade, one man dominated our local music television. Then he disappeared. Elle Hunt tracks down Joel Defries, and talks to him about life as a Kiwi TV star.
When she lived in New Zealand, Elle Hunt never really understood the fuss about Christmas. That all changed when she moved to London.
Almost every Kiwi who moves to London tries to soften the blow to family and friends by claiming they'll regularly return. But is it realistic?
In 1999, Elle Hunt's dad convinced her that New Radical's 'You Get What You Give' was actually by U2. Today, she revisits the life-changing moment she realised he was wrong.
In her fourth Elleswhere column about life as an expat New Zealander in London, Elle Hunt navigates the lost connections of a 12 hour time difference.
In her third Elleswhere column about life as an expat New Zealander in London, Elle Hunt begs folks back home to spare a thought for a Whittaker's fanatic stuck with no supply.
In her second Elleswhere column about life as an expat New Zealander in London, Elle Hunt writes about seeing the city through the eyes of people who are just passing through.
London-based Elle Hunt, along with just about every New Zealander living and working overseas, is routinely asked if and when she might return home.
A lot of British migrants are making the move to NZ – so why shouldn't there be a TV show documenting the process? Elle Hunt watches the BBC's Wanted Down Under.
Is Melodrama the best album of the year? We'll know definitively on Monday (*irony warning*), but in the meantime, Elle Hunt predicts the winners of the 60th Annual Grammy Awards.
Elle Hunt thought she was alone at sea in her love for Blue Planet back in 2001. In 2017, it would seem the whole world has taken the plunge.
If you have Paramore confined to a folder in your memory marked 'mid-2000s – DO NOT OPEN', Elle Hunt is here to deliver some startling news – they're still going and they're still writing perfect soundtracks to personal crises.
Tonight, Ella Yelich O’Connor and her co-writers won the 2017 APRA Silver Scroll Award for Lorde’s song ‘Green Light’. Elle Hunt explains why the song is so powerful.
For about two months in 2014, Elle Hunt watched nothing but Gossip Girl. On the 10th anniversary of the show's premiere, she reflects on the legacy of the Upper East Side snark-fest – and why sometimes it's OK to give up on a mediocre TV show.
10 years ago today, The OC first aired on the television. Elle Hunt is very late to the party, but is partying nonetheless.