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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
Art

This Artist Creates Sex-Positive Erotica Inspired by Traditional Japanese Porn

New Zealand-Japanese artist Aiko Robinson takes her scenes from contemporary porn but renders them in the style of Shunga, a form of sexually explicit traditional Japanese printmaking.
Thomas Phillips
12.17.18
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
News of Zealand

New Zealand Finally Passes its Medicinal Cannabis Bill

But the opposition National Party calls the new law “lazy and dangerous”.
Zoe Madden-Smith
12.12.18
News of Zealand

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
Chatham Islands

Chatham Island is a Paradise

A photographic ode to the beauty, isolation and seafood of this remote New Zealand outpost.
James Borrowdale
12.10.18
News of Zealand

Man Appears in Court for Murdering UK Backpacker Days After She Arrived in New Zealand

Grace Millane disappeared on the eve of her 22nd birthday.
Zoe Madden-Smith
12.10.18
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