The Spinoff vs Spotify. Narrative vs Data. Heart vs Head. Who can predict more winners of tonight's New Zealand Music Awards – Henry Oliver or Spotify's team of (probably) Stanford-educated computer-geniuses?
Need new TV in your life? Hollywood mediums? Stargate voyagers? A young Ryan Gosling? Then allow us to present the new offerings to Lightbox in November.
Tara Ward counts down the top ten moments from ‘The Doldrums’, the ninth episode of Outlander season three. Contains major spoilers, obviously.
WIth Kiwi hero Anna Pacquin gracing the buzzy anthology Philip K Dick's Electric Dreams this week, Alex Casey and Jose Barbosa dissect her reality-bending episode.
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.
In August, Ngāi Tūhoe invited experts and community leaders to come together in Rūātoki to declare war on drug dependence. Don Rowe was in attendance.
It’s been estimated to be worth $26 billion, with significant stakes in the fishing and forestry industries. But underneath the story of the Māori economy is also a humming small business story in Frankie Apothecary and Huia Publishers, Rebecca Stevenson finds.
Tara Ward counts down the top ten moments from ‘Creme de Menthe’, the seventh episode of Outlander season three. Contains major spoilers, obviously.
It began as a birthday party on a farm, now Blackwoodstock Festival runs for three days on an idyllic location on New Caledonia's West Coast. Simon Day spoke to organiser Jean-Marc Desvals about growing the island's indie rock scene, how to attract big artists to New Caledonia, and the 'spirit of the cow'.
There’s an increasing belief that you don’t need a degree to get a 21st century career. In the first of a two-part series on the future of tertiary education, AUT vice-chancellor Derek McCormack argues that New Zealand’s universities have an essential role to play in our changing world.
Henry Oliver talks to Campbell Smith, music mogul and the man behind Auckland City Limits, about bringing the festival back after sitting out a year.
At the age of 37 a young woman made her way through a pretty sexist world to get the biggest job in the country. No, not Jacinda Ardern today – Theresa Gattung, in 1999. Simon Pound talks to Gattung and finds out how much has and hasn't changed.
She's perhaps New Zealand's most prominent actress of this moment, but when she gets a big part she's still reluctant to share the news for fears of being cut down. She is a sudden film star, a theatre legend and a chill-as-shit lady. Sam Brooks sits down in a park for a few beers with Rachel House.
Avid Chainsmokers defender Joseph Moore went to see the Chainsmokers play Auckland's Spark Arena on Tuesday night and survived the drop to tell us all about it.
To craft its new campaign, New Caledonia Tourism sent Australian electronic group Crooked Colours to its islands to record everything the country had to offer and turn it into a track that would combine the group's summery aesthetic with both the country's musical heritage and the sounds of their experiences on the islands. We asked them about the experience of making music out of paradise.
Drake's chart-dominating, streaming record-breaking 'playlist' More Life is a grab-bag of global influences. To celebrate Drake's forthcoming Auckland shows (and a limited offer of $59.90 tickets – see details below), here's David Bell to guide you through it all.