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Tamati

Tamati

As he reclines on his leather couch, the doors thrown open to allow the early summer sun to come streaming through, Breakfast weather favourite Tamati Coffey sighs in satisfaction. After two and a half years of living in a worn, dark space, he and his partner Tim Smith have a new house – and he […]
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Colin Hogg’s wedding

Colin Hogg’s wedding

New Zealand Woman’s Weekly columnist Colin Hogg might not have seemed the perfect catch when TV producer Philippa Mossman hooked up with him 19 years ago. He was older, he had five children and he didn’t have a sensible job. But last year, on his 60th birthday, Philippa proposed to him anyway and Colin – […]
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Rena Owen follows her heart home

Rena Owen follows her heart home

Rena owen has the world at her feet. The acclaimed Kiwi actress has just won a major acting award, taken on the most challenging role of her career and is excited about spending more time at home in New Zealand. After a tough decade, in which her marriage broke up and her beloved mum died, […]
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Amelia Reid:

Amelia Reid:

As Bella on Shortland Street, Amelia Reid is a conflicted woman, torn by love and loyalty. But once she leaves the set of the popular soap, the gorgeous redhead has no such issues. She knows exactly what she wants – to marry her actor fiancé Shadon oeredith this summer and get back to her spiritual […]
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Brett Seymour: my battle with the booze

Brett Seymour: my battle with the booze

Warriors player Brett Seymour has vowed to keep fighting his alcohol demons for the sake of his wife and their unborn child. Brett, who was last week convicted of drink-driving, says he made a mistake when he went out drinking following his wedding and his exit from the New Zealand Warriors – and an even […]
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Kiwi stars shine at the AFTAS

Kiwi stars shine at the AFTAS

The AFTAS – the Aotearoa Film and Television Awards – are the Kiwi version of the Emmys. As our favourite stars put their best feet forward at the weekend, New Zealanders show that when it comes to rocking the red carpet, we’re up with the best of them. “These awards are your chance to go […]
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Kiwi star Lucy Wigmore’s lucky break

Kiwi star Lucy Wigmore’s lucky break

Lucy Wigmore has never been one to rest on her laurels. For many actresses, starring in New Zealand’s most-loved drama would be enough. However, the former Shortland Street star’s hunger for variety has seen her venture across the world, and back, in search of the next challenge. But, despite her success abroad, the actress still […]
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Hayley Westenra: my dark days are over

Hayley Westenra: my dark days are over

In an industry that values sex, edginess and street cred, being seen as a polite good girl could be a career kiss of death. But kind-hearted soprano Hayley Westenra, who 10 years ago began her career as an innocent 14-year-old singing Pokarekare Ana, has never strived to be one of the cool kids, and her […]
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