NEW ZEALAND

Film

The 'Mulan' Co-Star Redefining What It Means to Be Asian On-Screen

“We can paint and validate our own stories.”
Sophia Romanos
8.20.18
ANIMALS

This Art Made from Human Bones Will Make You Rethink Your Existence

New Zealand artist Bruce Mahalski celebrates life while warning of mankind's looming extinction.
Zoe Madden-Smith
Craig Hilton
6.20.18
Photos

This 85-Year-Old Woman Teaches Injured Penguins to Swim

Adorable photos from early-morning swimming lessons on a New Zealand beach.
Tess McClure
5.13.18
Zealandia

The Wilderness Intervention Program Giving Young Offenders a Second Chance

START Taranaki aims to keep convicted teenagers out of juvie.
VICE Staff
5.7.18
Art

These Shapeshifting Photos Reclaim Power for Gender-Diverse Pacific Peoples

Pati Solomona's series "Fāgogo" reconnects LGBTQ Pacific Islanders with their precolonial roots, elevating gender-diverse people to positions of power and cultural force.
Anthony Byrt
5.3.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Government hours from possible shutdown, Supreme Court blocks ruling against gerrymandering in North Carolina, Trump appointee quits over gross history of hate, and more.
VICE Staff
1.19.18
mental health

I Survived Depression and Now I'm Trying to Help Others Do the Same

New Zealand actor Rob Mokaraka has taken his darkest moment and turned it into a play to help others dealing with depression.
Rob Mokaraka
1.8.18
ISLAND

These Heroes Beat an Alcohol Ban by Building Their Own Private Sand Island

They brought a picnic table and a cooler out to their boozy sanctuary so they could spend New Year's Eve watching fireworks in "international waters."
Drew Schwartz
1.2.18
Photos

Stereotype-Free Photos of Japanese Schoolgirls

Everyday images of an all-girls high school in Tokyo where life doesn't imitate anime.
Katherine Gillespie
12.18.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Bereaved military father says Trump promised $25,000 over the phone, Spain set to take control of Catalonia, Facebook official to give public testimony on Russia, and more.
VICE Staff
10.19.17
Garage Magazine

How New Zealand's Millennial Artists are Confronting Generational Stigma

Are millennials equally lost and lamentable the world over? A recent trio of forward-looking exhibitions in New Zealand suggests that youth remains a truly international—and consistently problematic—art-world obsession.
Lana Lopesi
9.20.17
relationships

People in Love Talk About How They Deal with Working Together

"When we first started dating, she was a huge distraction. I think we were pretty distracted by each other."
Sophie Gray
8.15.17