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Movie Review - Seven Pounds

Movie Review - Seven Pounds

20th January 2009 - Well look at this, two movie reviews in a row. I have been watching lots of DVD’s this week but this is a film that stuck out, so I thought it would be a great film to review this week.

The Killers - Announce Their First New Zealand Tour Dates!

The Killers - Announce Their First New Zealand Tour Dates!

20 JANUARY 2009 - After much anticipation and speculation, The Killers will be returning to NZ this year to play their very first arena dates in Auckland and Christchurch in support of their incredible third album, Day & Age, out now on Island Records.

A Big Day Out Experience

The Big Day Out music festival has been around for many years now and throughout the timeline of the big headliners you could say that the lineup for the event has lost a lot of its International artist selection and become a showcase of bands that have good fan base & popula

Tua Bout Should Be Held At Vector Arena

Tua Bout Should Be Held At Vector Arena

Vector Arena Chief Executive, Guy Ngata, believes Auckland is the best and most logical place to host New Zealand's top heavyweight boxers David Tua and Shane Cameron in a long-awaited bout.

Female and addicted to video games...true story!

Female and addicted to video games...true story!

I love video games and I've spent a huge chunk of my professional life writing about them and playing them every day.

One Man Rock Band

One Man Rock Band

It's a thought that inevitably crosses any virtual rocker's mind as the night wanes and other band members begin to lose steam; who needs them, I could probably play all these instruments myself! Of course it's merely an overtired delusion of grandure for most of us; just holding drumsticks and a guitar is tricky enough. One enterprising gamer, however, has devised a way to become a one man Rock Band.

How Well Do You Know Your World?

 How Well Do You Know Your World?

During the past week I have been consumed by an online game that tests your ability to name all the countries of the world. It is addictive, a real test of your geographical knowledge and understanding of the world.

Big Day Out Myspace Signing Tent Schedule

Big Day Out Myspace Signing Tent Schedule

trip to the Big Day Out signing tent is a highlight for many fans heading to the annual music festival, which takes place at Auckland's Mount Smart Stadium this Friday.

Manuka and Me

I have spent the last week dressed in a white suit so baggy, MC Hammer would have jiggled with jealousy. My face covered in mesh and the all over span of the suit looking like a bad attempt at a fencer's fancy dress,(Courtesy of my employer and host Stu who lent me the suit, however being about three and a half feet taller than most people, the suit was a tad big) I was however getting firmly stuck in to some apiaries. That's right, I spent a week bee-keeping, and before you try to smother guffaws and look for something better to read, hold out, as against all of my own assumptions bee-keeping is by no means a geeky past time suitable for only the super nerd and the over active entomologist but in fact exciting, awe inspiring and exhausting. (There is of course the possibility that I am both super nerd and over active entomologist.... a fairly strong one come to think about it, but there we go!)

There's More To The Joker Than Heath Ledger

 There's More To The Joker Than Heath Ledger

Heath Ledger died of drug overdose about a year ago and has now won himself a Golden Globe. Pundits say he is now a clear favourite to win an Oscar. Let's hope this Golden Globe is the last award he receives.