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News of Zealand

High-Fat Diets Aren’t Cool For Your Gut, Kiwi Researchers Find

A keto diet could change your gut’s bacteria levels, making you susceptible to inflammation, diabetes or heart disease.
Zoe Madden-Smith
18 hours ago
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New Zealand Finally Wants To Tax Internet Giants – But Not Very Much

The new tax would only earn the country up to $80 million a year.
Zoe Madden-Smith
2 days ago
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Local Hāpu to Place Rāhui on the Matapouri Mermaid Pools

"Like a sewer," is how one long-time visitor describes how bad things are at the once-beautiful taonga.
VICE Staff
2.14.19
News of Zealand

Mike King Named New Zealander of the Year

The comedian was praised for devoting his life to reducing Aotearoa’s distressing suicide rates, especially among Māori and youth.
Zoe Madden-Smith
2.13.19
News of Zealand

The Multinational Language App Drops Has Added Te Reo Māori

The service already has 10 million users and offers over 30 languages.
Zoe Madden-Smith
2.11.19
News of Zealand

Auckland Pride’s #Ourmarch Did Not Disappoint

The grassroots movement attracted thousands to the CBD.
Zoe Madden-Smith
2.10.19
News of Zealand

Dildo-Wielding Activist To Visit Waitangi Despite Trespass Order

"I feel really disillusioned that I could be trespassed from my ancestral lands without even having an opportunity to explore them."
VICE Staff
2.4.19
News of Zealand

It’s Almost Waitangi Day But Do Kiwis Know Enough About What That Means?

The History Teachers' Association says no.
Zoe Madden-Smith
2.4.19
News of Zealand

NZ Rations Condoms Because a Popular Contraceptive Pill is Running Out

Time to start deciding who is condomworthy.
Zoe Madden-Smith
1.30.19
News of Zealand

Kiwi Singer Kelsy Karter Gets Harry Styles' Face Tattooed On Hers

The accuracy of the portrait is very much up for debate.
Zoe Madden-Smith
1.29.19
News of Zealand

New Zealand's Elite Mini Golf Scene Is At War With Itself

“I’ll wrap my putter around your head,” one top-flight mini golfer allegedly told another.
James Borrowdale
1.23.19
News of Zealand

New Zealand Just Got Told To Improve its Treatment of LGBTQI+ People

Three countries called us out at the UN's Universal Periodic Review.
VICE Staff
1.22.19
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