It's supposed to be a tearjerking but ultimately uplifting viewing experience. So why does Linda Burgess find it such an uneasy watch?
A gender-flipped Handmaid's Tale set during a pandemic... and it's a black comedy?
That Oprah interview put the entire British royal family in the crosshairs – but some are likely quaking more than others. So should they be afraid?
A new documentary on TVNZ1 following the Mervyn Thompson Affair takes on the thorny incident with wise ambivalence.
The original series about a Yorkshire vet was a late-70s television phenomenon. Could the rebooted version scratch a similar itch for recovering Anglophile Linda Burgess?
Last time Curtis Sittenfeld fictionalised a first lady she absolutely nailed it, writes Linda Burgess. This time something's ... off.
Judith is the youngest of six. Gerry is the oldest of five. Jacinda and Grant? Youngest of two and three, respectively. But where are the misunderstood middle children in our parliament?
Summer journeys: In the first of a special summer travel series, Linda Burgess looks back on the not-so-glamorous New Zealand holidays of her youth.
We asked former All Black great Bob Burgess to review a new book on his team-mate Keith Murdoch. But then we changed our mind, and asked his wife Linda Burgess to write whatever she wanted about rugby.
We asked former All Black great Bob Burgess to write about a new book on his team-mate Keith Murdoch. But then we changed our mind, and asked his wife Linda Burgess.
Linda Burgess reviews the biggest-selling book at the New Zealand Festival in Wellington in the weekend - Salt Fat Acid Heat, a cookbook like no other.