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News of Zealand

The Battle to Remove Rotorua's Gigantic Wasp Nest Enters Day Five

An exterminator on the job said the monster nest could have housed over a million wasps.
Zoe Madden-Smith
3.7.19
News of Zealand

Heaps of NZ Radio Stations Are Boycotting Michael Jackson’s Music

The move follows the release of ‘Leaving Neverland’ which revealed new child abuse allegations.
Zoe Madden-Smith
3.6.19
News of Zealand

The Sinaloa Cartel Just Tried To Smuggle 110kg of Meth Into NZ, Experts Say

Hidden in golf cart batteries, the haul found by Customs could be worth around NZ$17 million.
Zoe Madden-Smith
3.5.19
News of Zealand

‘Kiwi Jihadi’ Locked In Syrian Prison Is On His Own, Says Ardern

“New Zealand has made it very clear from the outset that New Zealanders should not travel to Syria.”
Zoe Madden-Smith
3.4.19
News of Zealand

The Greens Are Fighting to Give Kiwi Prisoners the Right To Vote

"Voting during elections would engage them in society and mean they are exercising a fundamental human right," says the party.
Zoe Madden-Smith
3.3.19
News of Zealand

Frontline Canterbury Cops Told To Arm Themselves After Street Shooting

Activists fear it is a calculated effort to bypass public discussion and achieve full police armament.
Zoe Madden-Smith
2.28.19
News of Zealand

Delay in NZ's Gender Self-ID Bill Causes Hurt and Pain in Trans Communities

The changes would have meant Kiwis could have changed gender on their birth certificates without approval from the Family Court.
Zoe Madden-Smith
2.27.19
News of Zealand

Study Finds An Unexpected and Alarming Rise in Atmospheric Methane Levels

New Zealand, and its dairy industry, should take note.
2.26.19
News of Zealand

Customs Mistakenly Let One of The Unruly Tourists Escape NZ

James Anthony Nolan is facing charges of fraud, assault with a weapon and reckless driving, but has failed to appear in court.
Zoe Madden-Smith
2.25.19
News of Zealand

Te Matatini Was A Joyous Rhapsody of Te Reo Māori

Organisers say the Wellington competition was “fiercely fought”, with Ngā Tūmanako taking home the big win.
Zoe Madden-Smith
2.25.19
News of Zealand

I AM HOPE Facebook Frame Has Raised Thousands for Free Counselling for Kiwis

Kiwibank is now committing $50,000 to the cause.
Zoe Madden-Smith
2.20.19
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
2.20.19
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