Tag Archives: New York Post

New Zealand’s Very Own Sex Witch Shaney Marie

New Zealand’s Very Own Sex Witch Shaney Marie

An exotic dancer from New Zealand has transformed herself into a “sex witch” and plans on putting her spell on disciples around the world. Melbourne-based Shaney Marie, 31, delved into witchcraft after spending years…

Atea Oceanie Gets A-list Endorsements

Atea Oceanie Gets A-list Endorsements

Right now in Hollywood, low-key style is defined by sophisticated, nondescript basics – and none are as popular than those from Atea Oceanie, a fashion label founded by 37-year-old New Zealander Laura Myers. In just…

David Bowie Changed Geeling Ching’s Life

David Bowie Changed Geeling Ching’s Life

In 1983, Aucklander Geeling Ching was 23 years old and waiting tables at a Sydney café when she was chosen to play the lead role in David Bowie’s “China Girl,” Associated Press…

Hotel Maven Sean Macpherson Always Ready to Expand

Hotel Maven Sean Macpherson Always Ready to Expand

“There’s nowhere in Manhattan I wouldn’t open a hotel,” New Zealand-born California-raised hotelier Sean MacPherson tells the New York Post. In the past two years, MacPherson has seen two consecutive hotel openings: the 2014…

Chef Amber Rose Shares Celebrity Culinary Secrets

Chef Amber Rose Shares Celebrity Culinary Secrets

A dozen years ago, British actors Jude Law and Sadie Frost hired self-taught New Zealand-born chef Amber Rose to feed their brood in London, and her career has climbed from there. Rose is now…

What’s in Jemaine Clement’s Library?

What’s in Jemaine Clement’s Library?

In the film People Places Things, New Zealander Jemaine Clement plays a New York City graphic novelist and professor struggling with life as the newly single father of twin girls. In real life, he’s…

Rose McIver in ‘iZombie’ thrills 2.3 million viewers

Rose McIver in ‘iZombie’ thrills 2.3 million viewers

The kiwi actress newest project iZombie had a solid debut on The CW Tuesday night, averaging 2.3 million viewers for its 9 p.m. series premiere. Rose Mc Iver stars in the DC Comics-inspired…

Callaghan Chief Star Witness in Terrorist Trial

Callaghan Chief Star Witness in Terrorist Trial

The head of Callaghan Innovation, Mary Quin, has told a New York court about her abduction by Islamic radicals connected to “handless hate preacher” Abu Hamza al-Masri in Yemen. Quin later confronted Abu Hamza…

Talent Pool Something to Write Home about

Talent Pool Something to Write Home about

From Lorde to Gin Wigmore, to chef Matt Lambert and model Ashleigh Good (pictured), New Zealand punches above its weight, writes fellow New Zealander Kirsten Matthew for the New York Post. It’s not just pop…

New Gut-Busting Competition Show Planned

New Gut-Busting Competition Show Planned

Amazing Race host New Zealander Phil Keoghan will produce and may become the face of a new, even more gruelling competition show that could air later this year. Under the working title, “The Phil…

Dogs on Film

Dogs on Film

Auckland-born photographer Paul Nathan’s new coffee table book, Couture Dogs captures bedazzled chihuahuas and Yorkshire terriers – the fashion plates of a special breed of dog owners who don’t mind spending a small…

On The Run And Insanely Hot

On The Run And Insanely Hot

Taking a page from Strike Back, the new series Banshee also stars an insanely hot foreigner who sounds more American than she does, according to New York Post television critic Linda Stasi, who writes…

Shirtless in Character

Shirtless in Character

“As Dr Ben Keeton, the head of a South American jungle clinic, actor Martin Henderson has finally found a role that not only maximizes his ruggedly handsome good looks, but also jives with the…

Power of Passion

Power of Passion

Auckland born singer Gin Wigmore, 23, has been described by PBS Melbourne music manager Peter Merrett as a “waif-sized girl” with “indefinable power and passion combined”. Wigmore says if she were to compare her…

Southern Splendour

Southern Splendour

NY Post writer tours the South Island’s premiere ski sites; Mt Hutt, Cardrona, and Coronet Peak. As well as admiring the area’s “movie star good looks” and local culinary fare, he takes the plunge at Australasia’s highest…

What’s cooking good looking?

What’s cooking good looking?

NZ-born Brad Farmerie – head chef at Peter Gordon’s Public – was named one of the New York culinary scene’s rising stars, in a Post piece entitled ‘Lord of the Ranges.’ As well as…

Riding her wave of success

Riding her wave of success

Whale Rider star, Keisha Castle-Hughes, spoke to the New York Post about her week spent in Hollywood prior to the 2004 Academy Awards – for which she was the youngest ever nominee in the…

Soul Sister

Soul Sister

NZ-born Carla Werner’s debut album – Departure – proves a moving experience for New York Daily News reviewer, Jim Farber. ” have a compellingly confessional quality … Werner sounds most like a female…

Central Park Sounds From the Edge

Central Park Sounds From the Edge

A diverse showcase of NZ music was held at New York’s Central Park Summerstage on July 13. ‘New Zealand Sounds’ brought together the “catchy and hummable” tunes of Greg Johnson, lo-fi pop of Christchurch…

Queen of the Castle

Queen of the Castle

Exuding star quality while remaining “refreshingly down-to-earth”, Whale Rider star Keisha Castle-Hughes, feted in the New York Post, The State, and the Seattle Times and is cover-girl in Hawaii’s Weekend Star…

For Those About the Rock the Globe

For Those About the Rock the Globe

The Datsuns have mounted a full-scale global aural assault: Boston Daily Globe: “It’s a high-energy assault with mammoth guitar riffs, strutting bass, and raw vocals that cartwheel into tomcat wailing.” New York Post:…

Inappropriation?

Inappropriation?

Shock-boxer Mike Tyson has paid a dubious tribute to Maori culture by having a moko-inspired design tattooed around his left eye. New York Post: “‘It was meant to be Maori-ish,’ one source said of the…

A Believer in the Green Light

A Believer in the Green Light

“Without a doubt one of the most brilliant journalists and columnists of his generation.” Neal Travis, the “brash, swashbuckling New Zealand import”, legendary editor of The New York Post’s in/famous Page Six gossip column, as well as…

WorldEdge: Sydney Fashion Week

WorldEdge: Sydney Fashion Week

The Australian Review headline: “Kiwis upstage hosts at fashion week”. WORLD’s youthful postmodern colour blast made the cover of the all the major papers. And Zambesi’s bomber jackets coupled with their trademark structuralist dresses…

Give ’em a Taste Of…

Give ’em a Taste Of…

The “dramatic” Crossings Sauvignon Blanc 2001 out of Marlborough’s Awatere Valley “blazes across the palate with concentrated, uncomprimising flavours of pear, herbs, juniper and – dare I say – kiwi” and the New York Post finds…

Bafta – Remembered Gold

Bafta – Remembered Gold

Lord of the Rings is ready to cast its spell on the Oscars after bewitching the Baftas with five awards, including best film and best director, for Peter Jackson: “I wanted to make films…

From NZ with Love

From NZ with Love

“Spunky New Zealander” Mary Hobbs, editor of NZ Outside, and her mountain guide husband Charlie, use their own money to put together a book from their fellow countrymen to New Yorkers rocked by…

Lord of the Screen

Lord of the Screen

“The Lord of the Rings is easily the best film of the year” – The Times. “Peter Jackson’s adaptation of the fantasy classic is as near to perfection as makes no difference” -…

Yankee Dangle

Yankee Dangle

Want thrills? Inhale the air  head to Queenstown for “utter exhilaration” and the town Bill Clinton called the “most beautiful place on earth.”  

Buzz From Cannes

Buzz From Cannes

“This will be the biggest movie of all time” – John Rhys-Davis in National Post preview and cast interviews; Rings “hottest show at Cannes” in The Age; BBC reports “gargantuan bash”;…

Luna Live!

Luna Live!

New Zealand-born Luna lead Dean Wareham’s “uber-romantic, world-weary lyrics” feature on recent release Luna Live!

MSG 4 U

MSG 4 U

A New Yorker seeks to escape email addiction in New Zealand, but falls foul of txt msging.

Dishy Neill

Dishy Neill

Sam Neill puts in a “terrific performance” in The Dish, a “little-known story of how an obscure Australian tracking station provided the crucial downlink for the worldwide broadcast of the 1969 moon walk”, which has…

Flaming Poi at Burning Man

Flaming Poi at Burning Man

Nevada’s Burning Man festival will have a distinct Kiwi heat. Flaming poi, dubbed an ‘emerging trend’ by Time, will feature in complicated and spectacular night-time routines.

“To Die or Not to Die – Very Good Question”

“To Die or Not to Die – Very Good Question”

Gladiator features breathtaking photography, sets and computer generated images. But the real glory of the show is Russell Crowe who is simply magnificent … Like James Mason, he is one of those actors who…

Russell’s a lot to Crowe About

Russell’s a lot to Crowe About

“Unlikely Hollywood hunk Russell Crowe may well have saved his best work for his latest film, a career-capping turn as an enslaved general in Ridley Scott’s sensational sword-and-sandal epic Gladiator“.

Breakers Go for Broke

Breakers Go for Broke

US co-ed are looking for a spring-break change and NZ is on the bikini-trail.  “Europe is big this year”, she says, “So is Australia and New Zealand.  People are spreading their wings”.