NEW ZEALAND

News of Zealand

New Zealander Says He's Killed 170 Cats to Protect Local Wildlife

He says the best place for a cat in a bush suburb is under his veggie garden.
Zoe Madden-Smith
9.11.18
News of Zealand

A Town in New Zealand Wants to Outlaw Cats

Under the plan, once the last cat dies, Omaui will be feline-free.
Zoe Madden-Smith
8.30.18
News of Zealand

A Māori Company Has Been Granted NZ’s First Medicinal Weed License

1,500 New Zealanders have invested in the grassroots business.
Zoe Madden-Smith
8.26.18
News of Zealand

Fiery Debate Rages Over New Zealand's Intensive Feedlot Farms

"Vegan fundamentalists" vs Federated Farmers.
Zoe Madden-Smith
8.21.18
News of Zealand

TVNZ Cans Doco Claiming Seven-Foot Celts Arrived in NZ Before Māori

The two-part series was listed under “documentary and factual”.
Zoe Madden-Smith
8.19.18
Avocado

The Avocado Black Market Is So Bad in New Zealand that There Are Waitlists to Buy Trees

Earlier this year, the price of a single avocado in New Zealand peaked at NZ$7, or about $4.60 USD.
Lauren Rothman
8.16.18
NEW ZEALAND

A Kiwi MP Is Reclaiming the C-Word and People Are Pissed

The debate kicked off when Marama Davidson mentioned the slur being used in violent threats against her—but that’s not the part that has the nation talking.
Wendy Syfret
8.10.18
Sex With Sam

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

"It’s universal! Assholes transcend gender."
Alisha Siraj
7.22.18
News of Zealand

Duh: Science Reveals New Zealand’s Drugs Are Terrible

We’re consuming plenty of meth, but not much MDMA or cocaine.
VICE Staff
7.13.18
Television

Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement Make Cringeyness Great, Again

'Wellington Paranormal' is everything New Zealand TV needs right now.
Katie Parker
7.12.18
News of Zealand

Is New Zealand Ever Going to Ban Gay Conversion Therapy?

Might be time to stop trying to pray away the gay.
VICE Staff
7.10.18
Medicinal Cannabis

High Hopes: Who Will Benefit From NZ's Legal Cannabis Industry?

Māori are disproportionately targeted by drug policing. With NZ poised to legalise medicinal cannabis, will they continue to lose out?
Tess McClure
7.5.18