Eminem made an unlikely appearance when comedian Stephen Colbert interviewed the rapper on a public access cable TV show in Michigan this week.
Ted 2 star Amanda Seyfried talks shocking comedy and guilty pleasures.
Rihanna has made her directorial debut with the violent music video for her new single, 'Bitch Better Have My Money'.
Opposition parties are piling pressure onto Housing Minister Nick Smith after the average Auckland house value rose by $74,000 in just three months.
Labour's not happy with the Government's decision to disestablish the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, saying it just looks like a rebrand.
New Zealand's weakness in penalty shoot-outs has been brutally exposed again in a semi-final loss to South Korea.
A ferry loaded with nearly 200 people has capsized off a central Philippine port, killing at least 38.
The Green Party's blaming the quick expansion of dairying and the Government's support of it for falling dairy prices.
Some south Auckland families are taking drastic measures to ensure they can afford funerals for loved ones - taking money from loan sharks.
Police are still trying to piece together how a mother and her three young children died tragically at an Ashburton property.
Researchers are calling on the Govt to take childhood obesity seriously, saying if current trends continue, the public health system won't be able to handle the costs.
Qualifier Dustin Brown has toppled Rafael Nadal in four sets at Wimbledon.
Keven Mealamu has spent 13 years in Test rugby, but never thought he would get to go with the All Blacks to his country of heritage.
Julian Savea isn't surprised by Waisake Naholo's stunning Super Rugby season but is reserving judgement on his Test credentials.
An American woman has had an "up close and personal experience" with a great white shark in South Africa.
The pilot of a passenger plane that crashed in Taiwan, killing 43 people, shut down the aircraft's only working engine seconds before the disaster.
As the country's premier race caller George Simon is used to describing thoroughbreds in full flight.
Milestones and match-ups are a huge part of the build-up to Saturday's Super Rugby final.
Tom Taylor is one of the latest beneficiaries as the numbers in the All Blacks squad continue to go up.
The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) will wind down next year and be replaced by a number of Government departments.
Moves are afoot to allow the use of medicinal cannabis following the death of Nelson teenager Alex Renton who was undergoing experimental treatment using the product.
Conservation group Sea Shepherd has changed its target - it no longer wants to save the whales but their food.
A new bar in Auckland has found a way to sidestep the city's new 4am closing time by remaining strictly alcohol-free.
Conrad Smith couldn't have asked for a bigger finish to his Super Rugby career but insists he will walk away proud no matter how Saturday's final pans out.
Police have confirmed a woman and three young children have been found dead at a residential address in the Ashburton suburb of Tinwald.
A man who threw an iron bar at a departing car, which lodged in the driver's head, has been sentenced to 10 months' home detention.
A Kiwi daredevil has completed the first-ever freefall above Auckland in a winged suit.
The Highlanders have named an unchanged starting team for the Super Rugby final against the Hurricanes in Wellington on Saturday night.
As Ted 2 arrives in New Zealand cinemas, Jessica Barth talks about what it was like making the film.
The decision to drop shooter Cathrine Latu for next month's netball World Cup in Sydney wasn't easy, coach Waimarama Taumaunu says.
'If it's not broken, don't fix it' is the mentality of the Highlanders as they prepare for Saturday's Super Rugby final against the Hurricanes.
The Silver Ferns selectors are taking a leap of faith, by choosing less tested and riskier players to play in next month's Netball World Cup in Sydney.
The temperature on the London tube reached 34degC today as a heatwave sweeps across Europe.
Uncapped Chiefs midfield backs Charlie Ngatai and Seta Tamanivalu are among three players added to the All Blacks squad to prepare for the Test against Samoa on Wednesday next week.
Full interview with Ted 2 co-writer, director and voice star Seth MacFarlane.
Danny Boyle and Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs biopic has its first trailer.
England have been knocked out of the World Cup after a disastrous own goal in stoppage time handed Japan a 2-1 win.
All 38 victims of the Tunisian beach resort massacre have been formally identified, among them 30 Britons.
Allowing the one-off use of a medicinal cannabis-based product for teenager Alex Renton, who died last night, was the right thing to do, Peter Dunne maintains.
Hello Games founder Sean Murray on the size, art style, combat and inspiration for No Man's Sky.
Rocket Lab founder Peter Beck says the Green Party's concerns about the company's proposed Canterbury launch site are unfounded.
Animal rights activists are doubting claims that more of the sheep that recently arrived in Mexico would have survived had they stayed in New Zealand.
A video of a young girl silently holding a rainbow flag in front an anti-gay marriage preacher has been viewed more than 1 million times online.
New Zealand First is planning a crisis meeting tomorrow where it's widely expected deputy leader Tracey Martin will be rolled.
Zoo animals in the Netherlands have been treated to cold showers and iced fruit as a blistering heatwave moves across Europe.
Research conducted by Colliers Real Estate suggests the supply of inner-city apartments doesn't meet the demand.
A series of stabbings in a suburban street in Wellington overnight has left one person dead and four others injured.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has vowed to push ahead with a controversial bailout referendum despite pressure from European leaders.
New Zealand striker Chris Wood is aiming high with his new club in English football after leaving Leicester City.
Saturday night's Super Rugby final will come down to some key head-to-head clashes and here's how I see them playing out.
Defending champion Novak Djokovic has set up a third-round Wimbledon showdown with Bernard Tomic.
A kiwi has had a startling encounter with one of its top predators, but it managed to escape unharmed.
No Man's Sky is a trippy space adventure game blowing everyone away. We interview its creator on a rooftop in LA.
A Nelson teenager who had been approved a one-off use of marijuana extract for medical treatment has died.
One person is in custody in relation to multiple stabbings AAA one of which was fatal AAA in Wellington.
Hayden Paddon will take a new level of confidence into this weekend's Rally Poland following his first-ever podium finish in Italy.
Anxiety is palpable at the Silver Ferns netball trials ahead of the naming of the 12-strong World Cup netball squad tomorrow.
The 14 performers from the Pacific Institute for Performing Arts will make the trip to take part in the historical match.
An update on the markets for July 1, 2015.
A long night in the cold paid off today for some diehard rugby fans as they got their hands on the last of the tickets to this weekend's Super Rugby final.