Auckland

Film

The New Zealand 'Mulan' Star Redefining What It Means To Be Asian On-Screen

“We can paint and validate our own stories.”
Sophia Romanos
8.21.18
Photos

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

Dawn lessons for survival at an Auckland beach.
Tess McClure
5.14.18
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
The Restless Youth Issue

Auckland's Youngest Mayoral Candidate Didn't Win, but Will She Make It to Parliament?

Chlöe Swarbrick came third in a field of 19, but even this was an achievement.
James Borrowdale
5.30.17
Sex

In Loving Memory of One of New Zealand's Oldest Strip Clubs

For 53 years Las Vegas was the seedy, beating heart of Auckland's K Road. We talked to the filmmaker who made a short documentary about its final days.
Julian Morgans
1.28.16
Interviews

New Zealand Punks No Tag Have Reissued Their Classic 1982 Album ‘Oi, Oi, Oi’

Auckland isn't known for it's oi scene but this classic early 80s EP is full of burly and rugged punk rock.
Tim Scott
12.14.15
Stuff

New Zealand's Top Tattoo Artists Talk About the Most Awkward Requests They've Gotten

"I remember this guy came into the studio with no tattoos and wanted a sperm coming out of each corner of his mouth."
Beatrice Hazlehurst
10.9.15
Stuff

New Zealand Just Figured Out How to Run Your Car on Beer

Beer, fueling your car and social life since 2015.
Isabelle Hellyer
7.7.15
News

New Zealand Is Suffering from a Severe Weed Shortage

Kiwi weed enthusiasts are suffering through their worst cannabis drought in more than 15 years, and nobody knows why.
Danielle Street
3.30.15
Stuff

A Masked Couple Creeped the Shit Out of Auckland, New Zealand, Yesterday

The police were called because of two kids creeping around holding guns. We still don't know what they were doing.
Emma Do
1.30.15
Music Video Premieres

Premiere: Watch "Two Marriages” the New Video for Las Tetas

The Auckland trio who say they are "fundamentally a punk band" move into broodier territory.
Noisey Staff
11.30.14
Film

'Las Vegas' Is a Short Film About New Zealand’s Oldest Strip Club

​Most people remember their first time inside a strip club. For New York–based filmmaker ​Tom Gould, that rite of passage was so memorable ​he made a film about it 14 years later.
Danielle Street
11.26.14
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