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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
4 days ago
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
sex work

Men Talk About Their Ideal Relationship with Sex Workers

“They see you as more than just a dick with money.”
Frances Morton
10.2.18
octopus

Please Enjoy This Video of a Seal Slapping a Man with an Octopus

The man described the experience as “weird.”
Gavin Butler
9.26.18
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
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