The academy is investigating and not yet commenting but it was one of the most awkward moments in the Oscars' history.
Dwayne Collins practised and perfected how to make eyes for daughter Liberty Collins who suffers from a rare condition that renders her partially blind.
Five people have gone on trial over two alleged attacks on a teenage woman found on a rural road north of Warkworth.
The stars will all be out, and expectations are high that 14-times-nominated film La La Land will sweep most of the categories it is nominated for.
Producers of La La Land were stopped in the middle of their acceptance speeches.
Jack Gilbert thanked his family those "watching in NZ" after winning an Oscar for Film Editing for Hacksaw Ridge.
Lionel John Patea murdered Tara Brown after running her car off a suburban street on the Gold Coast.