Partners Archive

Theia: ‘Self-harm is something I’ve dealt with since I was a child’

Singer-songwriter Theia tells her story of self-harm and taking back the power by writing about it.

‘We need to say, OK, what next?’ Jacinda Ardern on the impact of #MeToo

The PM calls for more ‘conversations around consent and healthy relationships’ in the wake of the post-Weinstein global outrage

The Handmaid’s Tale recap: Bustin’ out all over

We've come to the end of the dystopian conservative marathon that is the second season of The Handmaid's Tale – and oh my god what have you done, June!

Harlots: Who are these corsetted women and where do I know them from?

Harlots returns to Lightbox tomorrow with a second season full of intrigue, feminism and corset-ripping good times. The show is full of famous faces, but where have you seen them before?

The future of energy is pretty fancy, but not impossible

Ever considered making and selling electricity from the comfort of your home or business? It's not as far-fetched as it might seem.

Amy Shark won’t edit her truth

Australian musician Amy Shark played an intimate set at S @ Spark Arena earlier this week. She spoke to Lydia Burgham about being vulnerable with her songwriting, her Amy Winehouse obsession and working with Jack Antonoff.

Handmaid’s Tale recap: One step forward, two steps back

Love is patient, love is kind, love is not knowing what beautiful nightmares await us in next week’s season finale.

Flush the toilet, roll a marble: How to hack your next Open Home

There’s an art to visiting open homes. Rebecca Stevenson looks behind 'the vibe' and smell of baking as she searches for a new house.

A brief history of A$AP Rocky’s unlikeliest collaborations that actually turned out to be pretty good

Listen In, a mini-festival featuring A$AP Rocky, Skrillex, Skepta and Lil Skies, was announced this week. To celebrate, Hussein Moses found five of A$AP Rocky's best (and weirdest) collaborations.

Murder has never been more delightful than on Father Brown

Jam and Jerusalem. Bells and Smells. Tea and Cakes. Murder and Intrigue. Four of the classic double acts. And they all come together in the delightful investigation series Father Brown, five glorious seasons of which are available for your leisurely winter viewing on Lightbox.

Making Predator Free New Zealand a reality, one crowdsourced trap at a time

Squawk Squad is the social enterprise using modern technology to not only make predator traps more effective but keep its wider community of donors connected with its work. 

Jackson Owens: A Māori pop star in LA going solo

Turangi-born, LA-based Jackson Owens discusses his debut solo single, ‘Touch,’ and why breakthrough success for the singer now seems closer than ever.

Dictaphone Blues: ‘We’ll all end up at the Grey Lynn RSC playing as 50-year-olds. That would be success’

Dictaphone Blues's Ed Castelow on Tinder, synths and redefining indie success. 

The Handmaid’s Tale recap: Help us Oprah, you’re our only hope

A birth, an Oprah, a Serena, a Moira, a denial, a denial, a denial. Tara Ward recaps episode 11 of The Handmaid's Tale, season 2.

From Terrence Malick to Magic Mike: The hidden gems in the Lightbox Movies catalogue

Lightbox Movies has a huge selection of movies to choose from, but film geek Sam Brooks is most excited about the obscure, hard-to-find and objectively best ones.

The hidden Auckland property where tech companies are born

An accidental innovation hub has become a $1 billion venture. If New Zealand wants to build a better standard of living for everyone we must replicate that magic, says Vic Crone.

The many faces of Cher: a celebration

Cher is coming to town! We run through the many facets of Cher's career – and what makes her so special.

All the stupid myths about the flu shot, busted

Needles may be scary. But do you know what's worse? The flu. Alex Braae got over his fear and got the flu shot, for the greater good.

The new K’ Road: How to pay tribute to a neighbourhood while moving it forward

Once Auckland's retail centre, K' Road is on its way back to being a thriving retail centre where people want to live. Henry Oliver went to look at one new addition to K' Road's continual evolution.

The Handmaid’s Tale recap: Birth in Gilead

We're rocketing towards the ending of season two of The Handmaid's Tale, and Gilead is not letting up one bit. Tara Ward recaps episode 10.

How to throw a party right: an expert guide

Wellington's party experts share their tips on how to nail your next gig. 

Putting diversity in lights on the Auckland Harbour Bridge

One of the best reasons for lighting the Auckland Harbour Bridge is that is makes diversity impossible to ignore.

John Kirwan’s love affair with Italian wines comes home

From the moment he arrived in Italy to play rugby Sir John Kirwan fell in love with the food and wine. He spoke to Simon Day about bringing a taste of his corner of the country back to New Zealand. 

What to watch on your commute, Lightbox-style

On Lightbox Premium, you can download Lightbox content to your mobile device. We asked our colleagues for their picks to watch on your next commute – no matter the length.