Phoebe Bridgers on Lorde, Laneway, and the ‘sad girl’ label: ‘I hate it’

Phoebe Bridgers is coming to New Zealand for the first time to headline St Jerome’s Laneway Festival. Photo / Frank Ockenfels. She’s the it girl with bleach-blonde hair in a skeleton onesie, who writes hauntingly sad break-up songs and sombre ballads about the end of the world. Phoebe Bridgers’ music has been labeled “emo-folk” and … Read more

One Love Festival set to go ahead in Tauranga despite heavy rain warnings for Bay of Plenty

The set-up of One Love festival in Tauranga Domain. Photo / Mead Norton A One Love festival-goer says she’s “not afraid of a bit of rain” as the iconic reggae music event prepares for a wet one. One Love Festival owner Glenn Meikle said the event was “all go” in spite of heavy rain warnings … Read more

Victim of family violence proud of partner for addressing anger issues after choking attack

Riki Mischefski is looking to take control of his anger issues after strangling his partner so she couldn’t breathe for 10 seconds, the Whanganui District Court has heard. When Riki Mischefski choked his partner until she almost blacked out the woman feared for her life and her children but months later she’s pleased with the … Read more

Johnny Depp’s Amber Heard prediction comes true

In August 2016, Johnny Depp sent a chilling 10-word prediction to his agent – in 2022 it came to pass. Photo / Getty Images In an August 2016 message to his agent, Johnny Depp wrote of his ex-wife Amber Heard: “She’s begging for total global humiliation. She’s gonna get it.” This May, in Virginia’s Fairfax … Read more

Kim Kardashian breaks down over co-parenting challenges with Kanye West

Kim Kardashian breaks down discussing co-parenting with Kanye West. Video / Angie Martinez Kim Kardashian has revealed how hard she is finding co-parenting her four children with her ex-husband, rapper Kanye West. Speaking on the Angie Martinez The IRL Podcastthe 42-year-old reality TV star and business mogul discussed the challenges that have come with divorce … Read more

Candice Warner abused in front of her children at cricket

The girls wanted to see their dad, Candice Warners says when describing the incident. Photo / AAP Candice Warner has revealed that she was the target of “vile abuse” from a group of unruly fans at Adelaide Oval, saying she’s starting to feel that cricket is an “unsafe place” for her and her children. Candice, … Read more

Rita Ora denies she is Beyonce’s ‘Becky with the good hair’

Rita Ora and Taika Waititi attend the UK Gala Screening of Marvel Studios’ Thor: Love and Thunder in London. Photo / Getty Images Rita Ora has ended six years of speculation by insisting she’s definitely not “Becky with the good hair”. The 32-year-old pop star has long been rumored to be the mystery woman mentioned … Read more

Schoolgirl overcomes brain injury for first Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon event

Seven year old Siena Coupe suffered a brain injury aged 3, and is now taking part in her first Weet-bix kids TRYathlon. Pictured with her mother Sonia. Photo / Sylvie Whinray When Siena Coupe gets her little legs going, it feels like she’s going “really fast”. That, the 7-year-old says of her newfound passion for … Read more