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Lorde Donates $10,000 to Struggling Family in Need

Nick Mangione | October 14, 2016 - 12:24 pm

When Lorde came across a crowdsourcing page for a family in danger of losing their home, she made a supremely generous donation. More »

Watch: Retirement Community Recreates ‘Happy’ Video in New Zealand

Peggy Truong | July 29, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Add one more to your list of “Happy” music video remakes. This latest one is extra sweet: its stars are residents of a retirement community in New Zealand.

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Tag, You’re It: Justin Bieber Paints More Graffiti in New Zealand

Andrea Simpson | November 25, 2013 - 8:08 am

Bad boy Biebs is at it again.

In an effort to mark his territory in all corners of the world, Justin Bieber reportedly showed off his spray-painting skills yet again. This time at a skate park in Auckland, New Zealand. And it’s no surprise that he pissed off some locals in the process. More »

“I Didn’t Realize She Had Such a Hard Time”: Rihanna’s Tattoo Artist Weighs In

Andrea Simpson | October 10, 2013 - 1:37 pm

Rihanna’s giving a whole new meaning to “no pain, no gain.”

The Barbadian songstress underwent a cringe-inducing tattoo process while visiting New Zealand Wednesday, but instead of the usual needle and ink, it involved more unconventional tools — a chisel and mallet.

But the grimacing pain is all part of the spiritual… More »