Three teenage Lorde fans from Israel are suing two New Zealand women—in New Zealand—for “emotional injury” caused by their alleged role in Lorde’s decision to cancel her Tel Aviv concert.
Newly elected Prime Minister to New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, announced Friday that she is pregnant and expecting to deliver a baby in June. She will also continue running an entire country.
In a little nugget of a story so perfectly emblematic of the casual ignorance of Trump administration officials, former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown, now the Trump-appointed ambassador to New Zealand, has managed to offend New Zealand over a lack of cultural awareness. (Remember, this is the guy who wanted Sen.…
Mark Simmons, an alum of Top Chef, now owns and serves as chef for the posh New York restaurant, Kiwiana. And in light of Donald Trump’s frightening Muslim travel ban, he has found a creative means of making a political statement that his patrons cannot ignore.
On Saturday, July 2, New Zealand authorities confiscated 35 bricks of high-grade cocaine, worth roughly $11 million, from two men at Auckland International Airport. As it happens, they discovered this illicit cache in an 881- pound, diamante-encrusted horse head.
A New Zealand high school’s production of Sweeney Todd went wrong (or, from another angle, completely right) when two students suffered real neck cuts from a prop razor during their opening night performance.
Several female New Zealand members of parliament were kicked out of a meeting on Wednesday for “flouting the rules,” after revealing they were victims of sexual assault.
As authorities were getting ready to re-open a Wellington, New Zealand highway tunnel that had been closed for construction on Monday, a drunk man jumped down from an overhead walkway and took a dump in the middle of the road.
Very sad news to anyone hoping for random Harry sightings while wandering New York City: Queen Elizabeth has not, contrary to prior reports, purchased an apartment in Manhattan.
Meanwhile in New Zealand, someone’s trying to make abortion care easier, faster and safer. The New Zealand Herald reports that Wairarapa doctor Simon Snook set up the hotline to help people seeking abortions get quicker access to counseling, arrange medical tests, and make an appointment with an abortion clinic.
Meet Natalia Kills and Willy Moon, two people you may have never heard of/will hear of ever again. The husband-and-wife judging team has just been fired from New Zealand's X Factor for unleashing an over-the-top and bizarrely angry diatribe at a contestant over his looks.
It turns out that Sharon Van Etten's #1 fan is a middle-aged newscaster from New Zealand named John Campbell, and I don't know if anyone in the history of music fandom has been cuter.
A Baptist preacher in New Zealand has admitted to sending a hate-filled diatribe by email to a prominent gay Christian author. The preacher admits that in his email he prayed for the author to kill himself.
Last year, New Zealand media broke the story of the Roast Busters, a group of young men in West Auckland who picked up girls (most of whom were underage, some as young as 13), gave them alcohol, and gang raped them, only to brag about it on social media. Now a year later, the investigation into the matter has come to…
Curious pervs in New Zealand have triggered a nationwide internet attack after too many users of the country's largest internet provider clicked on malware-infested links that promised nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence. Couldn't have happened to nicer people.
A diplomat accused of sexually assaulting a woman in New Zealand avoided charges by claiming diplomatic immunity and returning to his home country.
A New Zealand woman's cat went to a lot of trouble to bring home an actually useful present, rather than another dead rodent. But when Fluffy (not his actual name) turned up with a five-gram bag of marijuana, she went and narced on her own cat. So much for gratitude!
It's not just Ren Faire enthusiasts and Irish-American grandparents who want to vacation on the Emerald Isle anymore, and for that, you can thank Game of Thrones, which films partly outside Belfast. Suddenly the HBO drama is the hottest way to market Ireland as a destination—because doesn't Westeros seem like a darling…
Shortly after we wrote about Facebook's refusal to remove a page glorifying the New Zealand Teen Rape Club known as the "Roast Busters," the page quietly disappeared from the social networking site. But don't bake Facebook any fucking cookies; there's still no way for users to report pages for "sexual violence." And…
The New Zealand teen rapists known as the Roast Busters met many of their victims over social media and had an active Facebook page where members of the group bragged about getting girls occasionally underaged girls drunk and then gang raping them. When news of their exploits broke in local media, the page…