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Vigils Planned Across New Zealand For Grace Millane

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern summed up the nation's state of mind after the 22-year-old's murder as one of "hurt and shame".
Zoe Madden-Smith
12.11.18
News of Zealand

The Needle-Contaminated Strawberries Terrorising Australia Have Turned Up in Auckland

Choice brand strawberries have since been pulled from all Countdown and Foodstuff outlets.
Zoe Madden-Smith
9.23.18
Sex With Sam

Sex with Sam: We Go Inside Auckland's Sex Dungeon

"It’s universal! Assholes transcend gender."
Alisha Siraj
7.22.18
Noisey Hitlist

Princess Chelsea Writes DIY Pop Songs That Subvert the Rules

Today we’re premiering the Auckland musician’s new track and video “I Love My Boyfriend.”
Daisy Jones
6.22.18
Photos

This 85-Year-Old Woman Teaches Injured Penguins to Swim

Dawn lessons for survival at an Auckland beach.
Tess McClure
5.14.18
Interview

Prepare for the Return of Early New Zealand Punks Proud Scum

A chat with vocalist Jonathan Jamrag ahead of the band's first gig in 10 years.
Tim Scott
1.4.18
Garage Magazine

New Zealand's Young Artists are Fighting Anti-Millennialism

Are millennials equally lost and lamentable the world over? A recent trio of forward-looking exhibitions in New Zealand suggests that youth remains a truly international—and consistently problematic—art-world obsession.
Lana Lopesi
9.21.17
Interviews

Magic Factory Play the Music You Find On Tapes in Truck Stop Parking Lots

Close your eyes and think New Zealand Lynyrd Skynyrd, open them and see Magic Factory.
Martyn Pepperell
9.14.17
music video premiere

Watch Bespin’s Hypnotic Video That Features Loincloths and a Blood-Tub

Apparently running through a forest in your jocks all night can take a toll.
Noisey Staff
8.23.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Auckland Police Make Arrests in Synthetic Cannabis Raid

Tuesday's police operation saw three people arrested and a "significant" amount of the drug seized.
James Borrowdale
8.2.17
Photos

Un-Rock 'N' Roll Photos of Some of the World’s Biggest Rock Stars

Murray Cammick photographed Bob Marley, Iggy Pop and Debbie Harry on their rare visits to New Zealand in the 70s and 80s.
James Borrowdale
7.31.17
Drugs

The Mystery Drug Killing New Zealanders

Police call it synthetic cannabis. Eight people are dead. We talked to users and people who have lost loved ones.
James Borrowdale
7.27.17
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