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News of Zealand

New Guidelines Aim to Prevent New Zealand Further Failing Trans Patients

They could change how trans Kiwis access hormone therapies, puberty blockers and surgery.
Zoe Madden-Smith
2 days ago
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New Zealand Man Pleads Guilty to Killing “Extinct” Kea

"It's just a fucking bird," he told his co-workers.
Zoe Madden-Smith
3 days ago
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New Zealand Finally Passes its Medicinal Cannabis Bill

But the opposition National Party calls the new law “lazy and dangerous”.
Zoe Madden-Smith
4 days ago
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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
5 days ago
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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
12.9.18
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Kiwi Teens Want to Cut Down on Porn Consumption, But Can't

A new report reveals 72 percent of teens feel uncomfortable about the graphic content they have watched.
Zoe Madden-Smith
12.5.18
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All You Need To Know To Get Your Furry Friends Through a Kiwi Summer

Did you know you can be fined $300 for leaving your dog in a hot car? Well, now you do.
Zoe Madden-Smith
12.4.18
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K-Pop Band Apologises for Opening Track With a Māori Karakia

"We did not hope or mean to offend any Māori people, or anyone for that matter."
VICE Staff
12.3.18
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Santa Gets Kiwi Makeover In Māori Cloak One Day and Fishnets the Next, Outrage Ensues

How do you make an imaginary entity relevant for the 21st century?
Zoe Madden-Smith
12.2.18
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A Mystery Genius is Riding a Bike Around Wellington Inside a Box

Are portable cardboard shelters the hack all Wellingtonians need to survive the city's weather?
Zoe Madden-Smith
11.27.18
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Kiwi Newspaper Pronounces Spike Lee Dead in Botched Tribute to Stan Lee

The Gisborne Herald embarrassingly confused the very alive director for the late Marvel genius.
Zoe Madden-Smith
11.13.18
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Blue Light Might Be Why You Had A Shit Sleep Last Night

A New Zealand study suggests humans aren’t the only ones out of whack, plants and animals are feeling the brunt of artificial blue light too.
Zoe Madden-Smith
11.13.18
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