NEW ZEALAND

Science

New Zealand Man Goes Swimming, Finds Footprints of Extinct Mega-Bird

“I was just going for a casual swim, so it’s escalated a bit.”
Sarah Emerson
5.13.19
Munchies

New Zealand Prisons Installed Almost 200 Slushie Machines Last Year

The leader of the country’s National Party is calling the machines an “extraordinary waste of taxpayers’ money."
Bettina Makalintal
4.30.19
Australia Today

The Christchurch Shooter has Been Charged with 50 Counts of Murder

The man responsible for the shooting deaths of 50 Muslim worshippers last month was initially charged with just one murder. Today, New Zealand police announced more than 50 additional charges.
Gavin Butler
4.4.19
Christchurch shooting

Australian Muslims Describe How Christchurch Has Changed Their Lives

"People have been looking at me longer than usual, and I wonder: are they looking at me because they feel sorry for me? Or are they looking at me because they agree with what that man did?"
Jennine Khalik
4.1.19
crime

Things I've Learned About Homegrown Terrorism by Following the Alt-Right

In 2015 I started reporting from Reclaim Australia rallies. That movement has now reached a tragic culmination in New Zealand.
Royce Kurmelovs
3.22.19
Christchurch shooting

Mongrel Mob Boss On Overcoming Hate in the Wake of the Christchurch Massacre

Sonny Fatu has become an outspoken voice for tolerance and change.
Frances Morton
3.22.19
Christchurch shooting

New Zealand Bans Military Style Semi-Automatics and Assault Rifles Less Than a Week After Attacks

“On the 15th of March our history changed forever. Now, our laws will too.”
Wendy Syfret
3.21.19
Views My Own

Egging Politicians Is Good, Actually

The egging of a xenophobic Australian politician shows how much power there is in confronting your opponents in public and making them look dumb.
Karen Geier
3.21.19
Vice Guide to Right Now

Turkey’s President Keeps Showing Footage of the New Zealand Massacre at Political Rallies

"This isn't an individual act, this is organised," he said, suggesting anti- Islamic violence has become entrenched throughout the West.
VICE Staff
3.20.19
Christchurch shooting

NZ’s Relaxed Gun Laws Aided Christchurch Terror Attacks

Jacinda Ardern says changes to these gun laws will be announced within 10 days of the mosque shootings.
Zoe Madden-Smith
3.19.19
Christchurch shooting

As a Muslim New Zealand Woman, I'm as Angry as I Am Sad

"For so long we have been told to be quiet, to be invisible, to know our place and apologise for our very existence."
Pakeeza Rasheed
3.18.19
News

Accused New Zealand Shooter Had Canadian Mass Murderer’s Name On Weapon

Images show the names of numerous far-right figures on the weapons involved in the Christchurch mosque shooting, including Quebec mosque murderer Alexandre Bissonnette.
Mack Lamoureux
3.15.19
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