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.”
At Least One in Six World Heritage Glaciers Will Be Gone by 2100
In worst case scenarios, nearly half of these protected glaciers would disappear by the end of the century.
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."
This Man Really Took a Whole Dead Deer to the McDonald’s Drive-Thru
The drive-thru staff only charged the hunter for one of his three burgers.
The Christchurch Shooter Has Been Charged with 50 Counts of Murder
The man responsible for the shooting deaths of numerous Muslim worshippers last month was initially charged with just one murder. New Zealand police recently announced more than 50 additional charges.
How Christchurch Has Changed the Lives of Australian Muslims
"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?'"
Things I've Learned About Homegrown Terrorism by Tracking the Alt-Right
In 2015 I started reporting from Reclaim Australia rallies. That movement has now reached a tragic culmination in New Zealand.
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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.
Internal Google Email Says Moderating Christchurch Manifesto ‘Particularly Challenging’
Google saw an issue with moderating the Christchurch terrorist’s so-called manifesto in part because of its length, telling moderators to mark potential copies or sections as “Terrorist Content” if they were unsure.
New Zealand's Gun Laws Are Already Changing After the Christchurch Attacks
"To make our community safer, the time to act is now."
Watch Rare Footage of the Mysterious 'Type D' Orca
A NOAA expedition filmed the orcas, which have distinctive small white eye patches, off of Cape Horn, Chile.
A Defunct Soviet Venus Probe Will Crash Into Earth After Decades in Orbit
Skywatchers say Kosmos 482, which was designed to withstand the harsh environment of Venus, will likely land on Earth intact.