The usual playbook of populist nonsense didn't work, and Jacinda Ardern won by a mile.
When New Zealand goes to the polls next month, the country will become the first in the world to let its people decide whether or not euthanasia should be decriminalised.
The mass murderer faces the possibility of life in prison without parole—a sentence never before imposed in New Zealand.
The country recorded nine new coronavirus cases in the community overnight.
The less than tasteful call out is trying to attract people with "face burns... acne scars... any deformities... [or] missing limbs".
The government has successfully mitigated the spread of COVID-19 by locking down the nation's borders and denying entry to just about everyone—including those with a temporary migrant visa.
“We don’t even talk about consent do we? No, we just get straight to it.”
A statue of Captain John Fane Charles Hamilton, after whom the city of Hamilton is named, was removed after a local Māori elder threatened to take it down by force.
France has banned officers from using chokeholds to detain suspects, while New Zealand has abandoned a trial of armed police patrols.
New Zealand is close to being "back to normal". But what even is "normal" post-lockdown?
"It certainly would help tourism all around the country,” Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said.