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A police official says "Empire" actor is now considered a suspect "for filing a false police report".

Empire actor charged with making false police report about alleged racist attack, could face jail time

Jussie Smollett told police he was attacked by men who told him "this is MAGA country".

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.

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The film, called Who Killed Lucy the Poodle?, references the lone casualty from the ordeal.

New documentary revisits moment lions escaped Rotorua circus 33 years ago

The series, Who Killed Lucy the Poodle?, references the lone casualty from the ordeal.

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.

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."

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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.

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

Nigerian brothers arrested in relation to alleged attack on Empire actor Jussie Smollett

Police did not say what crime they may have committed, and they have not been charged, but are considered suspects.

The Chase star Shaun Wallace stuns fans after making surprise appearances at Auckland quizzes

"The Dark Destroyer" took photos with fans and also helped quiz teams during the visit.

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TVNZ says Cocksy appeared in some of its biggest shows.

Television star John 'Cocksy' Cocks dies, aged 52

He appeared in some of TVNZ's biggest shows, and is survived by his wife and three daughters.

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She chats with Hilary Barry and Jeremy Wells on the Seven Sharp couch.

Kiwi comedian Urzila Carlson taking her show, Token African, across NZ

The South African-born comedian has sold has proved to be a huge hit in Australia.

Piers Morgan lashes out at Meghan Markle for writing messages to sex workers on bananas

The Duchess was helping pack food parcels for the sex workers and wrote kind gestures on the bananas.

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The Seven Sharp hosts have a special pair they can lean on at TVNZ.

Hilary Barry and Jeremy Wells reveal who their 'work mums' are

Work mums are the person everyone turns to when times get tough.

Big Lebowski and Carrie Bradshaw return for new Super Bowl advertisement

White Russians and Cosmopolitan are out in this ad collaboration between a beer brand and a clean water charity.

Friends star Matt LeBlanc mistaken as Joey Tribbiani's dad by fan

The 51-year-old recalled how he made a run for it when a teenager thought he was the father of his character.

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The series about Mark Twain’s time in New Zealand premiers on January 26.

New TVNZ series retraces Mark Twain's 1895 trip to New Zealand

Creator Oscar Knightley chats with Breakfast about his show.

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The show will be making its debut in February.

Watch: TVNZ2's star-studded new black comedy Fresh Eggs set to hit Kiwi screens

Claire Chitham, Cohen Holloway, Danielle Cormack, John Rhys-Davies and Dave Fane feature in the six-part series.

Netflix facing lawsuit over Black Mirror pick-a-path movie

The trademark owner of the Choose Your Own Adventure Series is suing the Netflix for millions.

Greg Boyed's widow sings in touching 'thank you' video acknowledging 'huge support' following broadcaster's death

Caroline Chevin has spoken publicly for the first time since Greg's death in August.

New host of 1 NEWS Tonight Jenny Suo

Jenny Suo named as the new host of 1 NEWS Tonight

The much-respected journalist brings a wealth of experience to the role.

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Eleanor Catton’s Man Booker prize-winning novel is currently being made into a six-part TV mini-series.

Award winning author of The Luminaries thriving in transition from novelist to screenwriter

Eleanor Catton’s Man Booker prize-winning novel is currently being made into a six-part TV mini-series.

Great Kiwi Bake Off winner Annabel.

Timaru teen defies the odds to be first winner of The Great Kiwi Bake Off

Annabel Coulter fell ill during the semi-final and was unable to finish that week’s challenge.

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