Zoe Madden-Smith

Christchurch shooting

NZ’s Relaxed Gun Laws Aided Christchurch Terror Attacks

Jacinda Ardern says changes to these gun laws will be announced within 10 days of the mosque shootings.
Zoe Madden-Smith
3.18.19
News of Zealand

The Sinaloa Cartel Just Tried To Smuggle 110kg of Meth Into NZ, Experts Say

Hidden in golf cart batteries, the haul found by Customs could be worth around NZ$17 million.
Zoe Madden-Smith
3.5.19
Mongrel Mob

A Guy From the Mongrel Mob Explains Why the Predominantly Māori Gang Uses Swastikas

“The swastika was something people hated, and anything to do with insulting people—yeah the Mongrel Mob was all about it.”
Zoe Madden-Smith
2.1.19
News of Zealand

Coastal Erosion Is Depositing Human Remains Onto This New Zealand Beach

Local iwi have imposed a ban on the beach near Maketū after thigh bones, two skulls and other remains were found on the sand.
Zoe Madden-Smith
1.22.19
News of Zealand

A New Zealand Company Is Now Allowed to Grow High-THC Weed

Hikurangi Enterprises will grow some of the strongest strains ever legally imported into the country.
Zoe Madden-Smith
1.21.19
News of Zealand

Rodeo Fans Threaten Animal Rights Activists at Event in New Zealand

"My kids are telling me to punch you in the fucking face," one person can be heard saying in a recording of the altercation.
Zoe Madden-Smith
1.14.19
Photos

These Black and White Photos Capture the Dog Days of a Kiwi Summer

Connor Lambert proves we don’t need colour to reminisce about summer.
Zoe Madden-Smith
12.28.18
News of Zealand

You Could Own Your Own Nudist Camp in New Zealand

It includes a swimming pool, a mini-golf course and a whole lot of bare butts.
Zoe Madden-Smith
12.20.18
News of Zealand

New Zealand to Hold Recreational Cannabis Referendum at the 2020 Election

Justice Minister Andrew Little said they still need to figure out exactly what the big question will be, but that the referendum will be binding.
Zoe Madden-Smith
12.18.18
News of Zealand

New Zealand’s Rocket Lab Launches NASA Satellites into Space

"We have lift-off."
Zoe Madden-Smith
12.17.18
News of Zealand

New Zealand Man Pleads Guilty to Killing Almost Extinct Parrot

"It's just a fucking bird," he told his co-workers after stomping on the kea.
Zoe Madden-Smith
12.12.18
Deportation

This Artist Exposes the Voices of New Zealanders Trapped in Australian Detention Centres

And now VICE can share these heartbreaking messages for the first time outside the exhibition.
Zoe Madden-Smith
12.12.18
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