Apex Legends video game smashes Fortnite records

Tyler "Ninja" Blevins and other Twitch streaming stars have powered the surge.

Danielle Cormack has appeared on Shortland Street and Wentworth.

After invite to London Fashion Week, Waikato designer stymied by dress delivery snafu

Alecia Kana is hoping a good-hearted fellow Kiwi will step forward to bring the dresses.

Anika Moa gives birth for the first time, welcoming daughter Marigold Tui Grace into the world

Moa welcomed daughter on day of wedding anniversary with wife Natasha Utting.

Ozzy Osbourne cancels Australia, New Zealand, Japan tour dates

It comes after the British rocker recently postponed his entire UK and Europe leg of the No More Tours 2 tour.

The Breakfast host says she still experiences people telling her success is linked to having a baby.

Jordan Peterson warns Hayley Holt life 'without a family after 45 gets pretty lonesome'

The Canadian psychologist told the Breakfast host having a career is less important than having a family.

His comments come after furniture store IKEA was selling a map of the world which didn’t include Aotearoa.

John Oliver offers solution to stop NZ being left off world maps

Despite IKEA opening its first store in New Zealand the company left off the country on its world map.

After criticising Air NZ's unpopular hip-hop safety video, DJ Netsky offers to produce new song

It comes after the airline posted a tongue-in-cheek advertisement for a new Head of Safety Videos.

French Fencing Federation officially recognises lightsaber duelling as competitive sport

The organisation hopes Star Wars-themed sword fighting will introduce younger audiences to fencing.

Trump calls for 'retribution' after SNL lampoons his emergency declaration

In the segment, Mr Trump, played by Alec Baldwin, says, "We need wall, because wall works. Wall makes safe".

FILE - In this May 14, 2018 file photo, Jussie Smollett, a cast member in the TV series "Empire," attends the Fox Networks Group 2018 programming presentation afterparty in New York. Smollett is expressing anger over being attacked outside his Chicago apartment last month. Smollett, who plays a musician on the Fox Network's ''Empire'' talked about his ordeal during an interview with ABC News' Robin Roberts to be broadcast Thursday on "Good Morning America." He alleges he was the victim of an attack on Jan. 29 by two masked men who shouted racial and homophobic slurs at him. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Empire actor Jussie Smollett says no truth to reports he played role in alleged assault

Smollett's lawyers said: "Nothing is further from the truth and anyone claiming otherwise is lying."

Kenny G talks surprise serenade of Kim Kardashian West on Valentine's Day - 'she didn't know what to do'

The musician performed Over the Rainbow from The Wizard of Oz as her husband, Kanye West, looked on.

The star, who is black and openly gay, was set upon by two men in Chicago, who placed a rope around his neck.

Brothers arrested over alleged attack on Empire actor Jussie Smollett released without charge

The 36-year-old actor required hospital treatment after a suspected racist and homophobic attack in Chicago last month.

Dwayne Johnson celebrates Valentine's Day with daughter

The 46-year-old shared a photo on Instagram as he returned hone from his trip to see his "number one valentine" his 17-year-old daughter, Simone.

American pop star Pink performs at Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium on September 1, 2018.

Pink reveals she needed stitches after injuring hand while slashing husband's tyres

"It was Thanksgiving! The holidays are stressful..." the pop star explained on the Ellen show.

Academy reverses plans, will air all awards live at Oscars following outcry

On Tuesday, the academy said the winning speeches for four of the categories would be aired in a shortened, taped segment during the broadcast.

Katy Perry announces engagement to actor Orlando Bloom on Valentine's Day

The 34-year-old singer took to Instagram to show off her stunning pink diamond floral-shaped ring in a selfie of herself with Bloom, 42.

US authorities contacted over concerns R Kelly tape allegedly shows singer with underage girl

Attorney Gloria Allred contacted law enforcement about concerns a client may be the person in the tape.

It was a tense morning for Cassie Roma, who has seen the superstar 21 times - so far.

Sir Elton John adds second Auckland show

Sir Elton's first Auckland show sold out almost immediately when it went on sale yesterday.

Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman in AMC's Breaking Bad series.

A Breaking Bad sequel movie is in the works

The upcoming movie will revolve around Jesse Pinkman, who will be played by Aaron Paul in a reprisal of his role.

Stars Rose McIvor and George Mason spoke with Seven Sharp this evening.

Yellow carpet rolled out for world premiere of Kiwi-made movie musical Daffodils

Starring Kiwi actors Rose McIver and George Mason, Daffodils also features singer Kimbra.

Woman claims singer Ryan Adams exposed himself to her while she was underage

Other women, including ex-wife Mandy Moore, have also accused Adams of inappropriate behaviour.


Watch: The Chase star Shaun Wallace goes head-to-head with Kiwi Mastermind champ

Hamish McDouall cleaned up on Sale of the Century and Mastermind, but how did he fare against The Dark Destroyer?

Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage released from immigration custody

The rapper was arrested during a targeted immigration operation earlier this month.

Valentine’s Day is nearly upon us and love is in the air, but not on Seven Sharp apparently.

‘Oh, why not?’ - Jeremy Wells gets nowhere asking Hilary Barry to dance

The request came after a presentation of “apology" flowers between the Seven Sharp co-hosts.

Academy reveals which four Oscars will be presented off air, during commercial breaks

The controversial move is aimed at shortening the Academy Awards broadcast to three hours.

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