Novak Djokovic’s net worth takes another jump as tennis star’s career prize money nears $260m

Novak Djokovic poses with the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup after defeating Stefanos Tsitsipas in the men’s singles final at the Australian Open. Photo / AP Novak Djokovic’s career earnings have climbed to a staggering US$166.8m (NZ$257.8m) following his 10th Australian Open championship and record-tying 22nd Grand Slam title. Djokovic was already the highest earner in … Read more

America’s Cup: Hamish Bond joins Team New Zealand

Hamish Bond won gold medals at three consecutive Olympic Games. Photo / Getty Hamish Bond’s incredible sporting career has taken one more twist. The Kiwi Olympic legend has joined Team New Zealand as a cyclist for their defense of the America’s Cup in Barcelona in 2024. Bond, a three-time Olympic gold medalist in rowing and … Read more

Fatboy Slim on Woodstock, a Guinness World record and whether he will ever make music again

The popular musician opened up about his set at the controversial 1999 music festival. Photo / Getty Images Fatboy Slim – aka Norman Cook has had many memorable moments over the course of his decades-long career. From music producing to playing in The Housemartins, The Might Dub Katz and finally DJ-ing, there are plenty of … Read more

Fatboy Slim on Woodstock, a Guinness World record and whether he will ever make music again

The popular musician opened up about his set at the controversial 1999 music festival. Photo / Getty Images Fatboy Slim – aka Norman Cook has had many memorable moments over the course of his decades-long career. From music producing to playing in The Housemartins, The Might Dub Katz and finally DJ-ing, there are plenty of … Read more

Cricket: Michael Bracewell blasts innings of a lifetime in Black Caps’ loss to India

Michael Bracewell raises his bat after scoring a stunning century. Photo / photosport.nz A lifetime of batting tuition and a career of domestic toil culminated in Michael Bracewell playing one of New Zealand’s most spectacular ODI innings yesterday. The fact that it came in a loss lessened some of it the gloss but did nothing … Read more

Why NASA Recognized Navaneeth Krishnan

‘I started looking at the raw images put out by NASA 10-12 years ago.’ ‘Jupiter’s northern-most cyclone, perched near the gas giant’s north pole, is visible to the right along the bottom edge of this image, which was taken on September 29, 2022, by the JunoCam public engagement camera aboard NASA’s Juno spacecraft. Jupiter has … Read more

Paul Henry reflects on broadcasting career, says he wouldn’t change a thing – Between Two Beers podcast

Broadcaster Paul Henry. Photo / Michael Craig Thirteen years after getting sacked from TVNZ for “crossing the line” in his role as Breakfast host, controversial broadcaster Paul Henry says he wouldn’t change a thing. Henry, who is now “a retiree making and consuming gin” reflected on his broadcasting career, and the string of controversies that … Read more

Retired cop behind controversial investigation technique returns to lead major police career development project

Retired Detective Inspector Tom Fitzgerald. Photo / NZME One of New Zealand’s top police investigators who retired last year – amid controversy surrounding an interviewing technique he devised that was used in a number of cases tossed out of court – has started a new role as the head of a major career development project … Read more

Trailblazing US television news broadcaster Barbara Walters dies aged 93

Trailblazing US news presenter Barbara Walters has died at age 93. Video / ABC news Barbara Walters, the intrepid US interviewer, anchor and program host who led the way as the first woman to become a TV news superstar during a network career remarkable for its duration and variety, has died. She was 93. Walters’ … Read more