At one time, Britney Spears was the most hunted celebrity on the planet. At the height of her fame, exclusive paparazzi shots of the popstar sold for up to a million dollars. It’s not surprising the never-ending attention crippled her. In 2008, Britney’s erratic behaviour and tumultuous personal life led to a very controversial court order which gave her father, Jamie Spears, control over every part of his daughter’s life, including the many millions of dollars she earned. Effectively, Britney went from performer to prisoner. Thirteen years on, the conservatorship, as it’s called, is still in place, but it seems Britney, who turns 40 this year, now wants her father to back off.
Its big, beautiful - and currently the highest profile piece of aquatic real estate on earth - Auckland's Hauraki Gulf. But while the tussle for the America's Cup grips the world’s attention - there's another drama raging underwater. A dispute between those who say the future of the Gulf is secure, and those who believe kina barrens are taking over, causing an impending environmental disaster.
Two families. Two children born in the wrong bodies. SUNDAY follows the brave and very personal journeys of two young people, and their parents, as they transition to become who they feel they are meant to be. We ask about gender medicine and why it’s so controversial. Reporter: Tania Page Producer: Joanne Mitchell Cameras: Tory Evans, William Green, Ben Ireland Editor: Gareth Pearce
They practice in a garage, their dads are their road crew and they’re not old enough to drink in the places they play. Sit Down in Front is the schoolboy punk band from Gisborne with a DIY brand of punk rock. Lead singer Cory Newman, who has cerebral palsy, formed the band when he was 13. In the four years since, they’ve made the top ten and opened for one of the biggest names in Aussie rock. Reporter: Mark Crysell Producer: Kim Peacock Cameras: Gary Hopper, William Green Editor: Luke Johnson
He's no longer President, but Donald Trump keeps making headlines. Trump’s former attorney, Michael Cohen, predicted this two years ago. Cohen used to be The Donald’s closest ally but ended up an enemy, and in prison, when he took the fall for covering up Trump’s affair with porn star Stormy Daniels. In this extraordinary interview, filmed while he serves the remainder of his sentence under house arrest in New York, Cohen spills his old boss’s dirty secrets.. Channel 9 “60 MINUTES”
The horror, the destruction, the aftermath; it's difficult to measure the devastation wrought by the Christchurch February quake. The cost is still being counted 10 years on. For this significant anniversary we remember the 185 lives tragically taken and the horrific impact on their loved ones. But, in this story, we remember those who survived, who live in the shadow of the quake and who ask to not be forgotten. Reporter: Miriama Kamo Producers: Mava Enoka, Chris Cooke Cameras: Rewi Heke, Tory Evans, Nick Zieltjes Editor: Paul Anderson
Melissa Caddick loved the good things in life, and splashing cash on them was no problem - she was loaded. She wore designer clothes, travelled first class, and lived in a stunning mansion. She claimed her wealth was the result of her brilliance in business, and told her family and friends that she'd share her financial secrets. The deal was simple: if they trusted her with their savings, everyone would win. But it was all a lie; Melissa and $20 million - that isn't hers - have vanished. Channel 9 “60 MINUTES”
For four years Team New Zealand has been a fortress, most of its operation off-limits to media as it prepares to defend the America's Cup. Now, for the first time, SUNDAY has been invited inside for an exclusive behind the scenes look at what it will take to win in 2021. We talk controversies, spying and high speed sailing.
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