NEW ZEALAND

Australia Today

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.
Gavin Butler
4.4.19
Christchurch shooting

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?'"
Jennine Khalik
4.1.19
crime

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.
Royce Kurmelovs
3.22.19
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
3.20.19
Christchurch shooting

New Zealand's Gun Laws Are Already Changing After the Christchurch Attacks

"To make our community safer, the time to act is now."
Zoe Madden-Smith
3.18.19
Zealandia

Intimate Portraits of Tonga's Deportees

"These guys, they’ve been through a lot in life, and I feel like it comes through in their faces."
James Borrowdale
2.12.19
Deportation

The Fate of Tonga’s Criminal Returnees

We talked to criminal deportees who have little support to prevent them from reverting to a life of crime.
James Borrowdale
2.7.19
SEX

How Being in a Wheelchair Can Dramatically Change Your Sex Life

“Life throws you curveballs and you've just got to get on with it.”
Zahra Shahtahmasebi
12.3.18
Photos

There Are No Strangers at the Skate Park

Photographer Todd Henry says traveling with a skateboard is a ticket to friendship. He shares his photo album with us.
Todd Henry Photography
11.27.18
abortion

How Abortion Laws in New Zealand Force Women to Lie

Untangling the criminal history of abortion laws show that the country's policies have long been out of step with society.
Laetitia Laubscher
11.26.18
The Power and Privilege Issue

How a Teen Tried to Heal Her Town After Losing Two Friends to Suicide

By the end of 2016, Nina Griffiths, a teen from New Zealand, had won $10,000 in funding for a youth center, expanded their peer-support program, and propelled the conversation about youth suicide back onto the national stage.
Tess McClure
10.30.18
SEX

When You’re a Sexologist Sex Is Work but You Also Have Two-Hour Orgasms

We spoke to Juliet Allen about redefining how we do and talk about sex.
Laura Borrowdale
10.29.18
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