Danielle Street

Stuff

A New Zealand Prison Is Giving Inmates Phones and Computers

South Auckland's brand new Kohuora Prison has a phone and computer in every cell and a bunch of people aren't happy about that.
Danielle Street
5.22.15
Stuff

Will Growing Support for Medicinal Weed Help End New Zealand’s War on Grass?

Forty-seven percent of New Zealanders believe cannabis should be legalized for medical use—a 10 percent bump from the same survey conducted more than a decade ago.
Danielle Street
5.13.15
News

New Zealanders May Soon Find it Harder To Talk About Suicide

The planned merger of emergency and non-urgent telephone hotlines may see people at high-risk of suicide face more barriers to finding help, and cut jobs in the process.
Danielle Street
5.6.15
Stuff

New Zealand's Promising Embrace of Renewable Energy

The country currently relies more on geothermal power than on gas—but its neighbor Australia is still clinging to coal.
Danielle Street
4.27.15
News

NZ’s Pony-Tailgate Is Weird but We Should Still Take it Seriously

The story of John Key tugging a waitress' ponytail has turned into a debate about journalistic ethics, losing Sight on the core issues.
Danielle Street
4.24.15
News

New Zealand Is Suffering from a Severe Weed Shortage

Kiwi weed enthusiasts are suffering through their worst cannabis drought in more than 15 years, and nobody knows why.
Danielle Street
3.30.15
News

Queer Activists Vandalised a ‘Gay’ ATM in Auckland

Gay activists in NZ say they're tired of banks getting into bed with them for profits. And now they've got the pink paint to prove it.
Danielle Street
2.24.15
Stuff

New Zealand Needs To Accept That Rape Culture Exists

A habit of victim blaming does nothing to help New Zealand's high prevalence of sexual violence which is paired with a dismal conviction rate.
Danielle Street
12.2.14
Film

'Las Vegas' Is a Short Film About New Zealand’s Oldest Strip Club

​Most people remember their first time inside a strip club. For New York–based filmmaker ​Tom Gould, that rite of passage was so memorable ​he made a film about it 14 years later.
Danielle Street
11.26.14
Vice Blog

New Zealand Rodeo Is Under Fire Following Claims Of Abuse

Rodeo opponents argue that the practice is cruel, and unlike its American equivalent, holds no place in New Zealand culture.
Danielle Street
11.13.14
News

John Key 1 - Dotcom, Assange, Snowden, Greenwald, Hagar, Eminem 0

If you expected a closer result out of New Zealand's weirdest election to date, you were wrong.
Danielle Street
9.29.14
News

Edward Snowden Blew The Whistle On New Zealand’s Prime Minister

Days before the New Zealand election the government has been accused of knowing that citizens were under mass surveillance.
Danielle Street
9.17.14
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