NEW ZEALAND

hate

Neo-Nazis Are Selling the New Zealand Shooter's Racist Screed for $4 on Telegram

The manifesto that inspired El Paso is now a hardcover book.
Valerie Kipnis
8.19.19
Science

Birds Used to Be Freakin’ Huge

From giant penguins to super-tall parrots, human-sized birds used to roam the earth. What happened to them?
Madeleine Gregory
8.16.19
christchurch massacre

The Christchurch Shooter Was Allowed to Write a Letter from Prison. It Ended Up on 4chan.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that the letter, which contained a call for more violence, should have been seized by the corrections department.
Tim Hume
8.14.19
gun control

Here's How Many Guns People Have Already Handed Over in New Zealand (Hint: It's a Lot)

Buyback programs are part of gun legislation passed after the Christchurch massacre.
Trone Dowd
8.12.19
Science

Humans Have Done 50 Million Years of Damage to New Zealand’s Birds

It would take longer than humans have been on this Earth to recover the number of bird species lost in New Zealand.
Madeleine Gregory
8.5.19
terrorism

New Zealand Just Filed Its First-Ever Terrorism Charges Against the Christchurch Mosque Shooter

He’s been charged under New Zealand’s terrorism suppression law, which was enacted in 2002 after the 9/11 attacks in New York City.
Tess Owen
5.21.19
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
5.10.19
climate change

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.
Becky Ferreira
4.30.19
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
4.29.19
Munchies

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.
Bettina Makalintal
4.24.19
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
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