NEW ZEALAND

News of Zealand

Man 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
9.13.18
Film

Ease Out Of This World and Enjoy These Poetic Micro Films

A new series by New Zealand filmmaker Sam Handley queries the hypnotic effect of screens on our lives.
James Borrowdale
8.31.18
News of Zealand

A Southland Town Wants to Outlaw Cats

Under the plan, once the last cat dies, Omaui will be feline-free.
Zoe Madden-Smith
8.30.18
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
8.15.18
NEW ZEALAND

New Zealand Is Going To War Against Sheep Farts and Burps

Scientists have bred less gassy animals in a bid to reduce greenhouse emissions.
VICE Staff
6.8.18
Photos

Photographing Japanese Schoolgirls, Without the Stereotypes

Everyday images of an all-girls high school in Tokyo where life doesn't imitate anime.
Katherine Gillespie
12.19.17
JUSTICE

New Zealand High Court Finds National Ripped Off Eminem

Judge charges the political party $413,460 USD for using 'Lose Yourself' "sound-alike" in their election campaign.
Tess McClure
10.26.17
travel

The Best Places to Travel in 2018

Lonely Planet puts Chile, Seville, Estonia and the Causeway Coast at the top.
Amuse Team
10.26.17
morning bulletin

A Halt On Kurdish Independence, Albert Einstein's Letter, and a Wes Anderson-Themed Party: The VICE Morning Bulletin

Everything you need to know to catch up with the world, curated by VICE.
VICE Staff
10.26.17
videos

The Last Man of Mahana

In the forests of the Coromandel, a utopian dream has turned sour. We visit Arthur, one of Mahana’s last members, to learn about the ups and downs of the community.
VICE Staff
9.8.17
Social Media

People Are Literally Dying And Injuring Themselves for the Perfect Insta Snap

Authorities are seeing a rise in injuries related to social media posts. Photographers tell us when it is and isn't worth it.
Ebony-Renee Baker
7.25.17
Film

I Went Behind the Veil Of Secrecy At Weta Digital

Officially I was there for 'The War for the Planet of the Apes', but what I really wanted was to make friends.
Max Olijnyk
7.16.17