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New Zealand

  1. international affairs
    New Zealand Postpones National Election Amid Mysterious COVID-19 OutbreakNo, this doesn’t set any kind of precedent for President Trump to try to follow.
  2. covid-19
    New Zealand Gives Lord of the Rings, Cowboy Bebop Go-Ahead to Resume ProductionThe country has granted permission for crew members to return for several productions.
  3. less work
    How About a 4-Day Workweek Already?Reduced hours could help people get back to work safely — and there are plenty of other reasons why it’s a good idea, too.
  4. coronavirus
    New Zealand’s Ant Timpson Is Watching the World End From the Ends of the EarthLife isn’t a beach for the maker of the Elijah Wood thriller Come to Daddy, who wonders what will be left of the indie film world, post-pandemic.
  5. natural disasters
    What We Know About New Zealand’s Deadly Volcano EruptionPolice have confirmed that eight people have died, though many more are missing or injured.
  6. oceania
    Stephen Colbert Is Taking His Show to New Zealand and Back AgainAn unexpected journey.
  7. songbird vs. jailbird
    Help Lorde Stay Out of Fake New Zealand Jail by Tweeting #freeLORDEThe singer absolutely does not need your help.
  8. horsin' around
    Inside Sam Neill’s Life on the Farm: Horny Rams, Duck Sons, Murderous Ferrets“What’s amusing me today? It’s mostly my duck.”
  9. engagements
    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Is EngagedShe’s been wearing an engagement ring since Easter.
  10. the internet
    Egg Boy Gives His First Post-Egging Interview“This egg has united people.”
  11. politics
    Sheriff’s Department Shot Teachers With Pellets During School-Shooting DrillA nation that refuses to prevent gun violence can only rehearse it, over and over.
  12. christchurch massacre
    New Zealand Bans Assault Weapons Less Than a Week After ChristchurchPrime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the ban of military-style weapons and high-capacity magazines, and a buyback plan to get them off the streets.
  13. last night on late night
    Stephen Colbert Cancels Late Show New Zealand Trip Following Mosque Shootings“I pray with all my heart that they take action down there and have the courage to take action that we seem to lack up here in the United States.”
  14. christchurch massacre
    In New Zealand, Only One Mass Shooting Is Necessary for Gun Reform to BeginAfter 50 were killed by a gunman in Christchurch, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced that major gun reform would be made public within ten days.
  15. christchuch shooting
    The Endgame of White Supremacy Is Always DeathThe mosque massacres in Christchurch, New Zealand, prove that there is no acceptable nonwhite presence under white supremacy.
  16. christchurch massacre
    Australian Senator Blames Mosque Massacre on Muslims“While Muslims may have been the victims today, usually they are the perpetrators,” known xenophobe Fraser Anning said in a statement.
  17. mass shootings
    The Shooter’s Manifesto Isn’t in CodeThe Christchurch shooter mentioned PewDiePie and 4chan memes in his attack, but referencing memes doesn’t automatically make something cryptic.
  18. badly behaved brits
    The Rowdy British Family Has Finally Left New ZealandThey apparently tried to steal one last Red Bull on the way out.
  19. badly behaved brits
    Entire Nation of New Zealand Unites Against Rowdy, Drunken Tourist FamilyAn exhaustive, frankly shocking account of all the unmitigated havoc the group wrought over the course of a month.
  20. the royals
    Meghan Markle Covers Up in Prince Harry’s Jacket Following ‘Wardobe Malfunction’A conservative choice, following her bold outfit earlier in the day.
  21. biking to birth
    New Zealand’s Minister for Women Biked Herself to the Hospital to Give Birth“Beautiful Sunday morning for a bike ride, to the hospital, for an induction to finally have this baby.”
  22. babies!
    New Zealand Prime Minister Becomes Second Woman to Give Birth While in Office“I am not the first woman to work and have a baby; there are many women who have done this before.”
  23. Inside ‘Psusy,’ New Zealand’s Answer to ‘Broad City’The web series Psusy unabashedly proclaims itself to be the Broad City of New Zealand. The series stars Jaya Beach-Robertson and Aria Dehar as […]
  24. politics
    Creepy Journalist Asks Pregnant New Zealand PM About Conceiving Her BabyAh, the joys of being a woman in politics.
  25. sexual harassment
    Oh No, Matt Lauer Might Lose His Farm in New ZealandThe country requires foreign investors to be “of good character.”
  26. boom
    New Zealand Prime Minister Roasts Trump“No one marched when I was elected.”
  27. i like this cat's life
    New Zealand’s ‘First Cat’ Has Opposable Thumbs and a Fan BaseMeet Paddles.
  28. Americans Are Moving All the Way to New Zealand to Get Away From TrumpIn the 12 weeks after Trump’s election, U.S. applications for Kiwi citizenship were up 70 percent.
  29. High Steaks: 3 Cows Trapped on Tiny Pasture After EarthquakeA deadly earthquake struck New Zealand on Sunday.
  30. the chain gang
    Domino’s Finally Gives the World Pizza by Drone DeliveryLife-changing news for pie eaters who are lazy and bored.
  31. Why Italians, Maori, and Children of Divorce Have the Least Childhood AmnesiaIt’s about growing up in a narrative-rich home.
  32. bad ideas
    McDonald’s Online Create-a-Burger Contest Got Out of Hand Very QuicklyGive the public a chance to name things, and you know it’s going to get gross fast.
  33. Crime Scene
    New Zealand Facing Spike in High-Volume Avocado HeistsThere have been nearly 40 reported incidents of thieves raiding orchards since January.
  34. the patriarchy strikes again
    Girls Told to Lengthen Skirts for Male TeachersLegs are allegedly distracting!
  35. select all
    Politician Hit by Dildo: ‘Send the GIF Over to John Oliver’“It’s the privilege of serving,” he noted.
  36. News You Can Booze
    New Zealand Gas Stations Are Selling Fuel Made From BeerAn ingenious brewery figured out leftover yeast is actually a great alternative fuel.
  37. Watching ‘Grown Ups 2’ Every Week for a Year and Living to Talk About ItAllow me to introduce you to The Worst Idea of All Time, a podcast with a remarkably simple and twisted premise: two comedians watch and review […]
  38. Sexy Fruit
    New Zealand Government Using Taxpayer Funds to Develop Naked, Hairless Kiwi“Kiwi sommeliers” are working hard, too.
  39. What a Pita
    Fast-Food Shop Fires Employees Via Facebook“You don’t have a job anymore.”
  40. Yeast of Their Problems
    Spiteful New Zealand Baker Convinced Poop-Shaped Cake Is the New CronutUnfortunately, some people agree.
  41. sequels forever
    Avatar Trilogy to Shoot in New ZealandVia a deal with the government.
  42. contests
    New Zealanders Can Win Plane Tickets to Escape Justin BieberAuckland’s 90.2 the Rock FM wants to send lucky listeners to Australia when Justin Bieber’s in town.
  43. baby names
    It Is Illegal to Name Your Child ‘Anal’ in New Zealand“Mafia No Fear” is also not okay. 
  44. controversy
    New Zealand Is Pissed About ArgoThey didn’t like their one-sentence mention. 
  45. breakup etiquette
    What to Do If Your Ex Makes Off With Your StuffSell his or her secrets, achieve viral fame.
  46. party chat
    Hobbit Co-Writer Approves of Dogs Driving Cars“We are not renowned as great drivers, I have to be honest.”
  47. chauffeur puppies!!
    Dogs Learn to Drive Cars in New ZealandThis is the kind of thing that goes on down there.
  48. Other Cities
    New Zealand Taqueria Serves Fisherman’s Wharf BurritoThe Fisherman’s Wharf Shrimp Burrito consists of shrimp with salsa ranchero, rice, our special blended cheese, lettuce, pico de gallo and sour cream
  49. Mediavore
    Justin Bieber Benefits Food Banks; Tom Colicchio Prepares GnocchiThe teen singer tells Matt Laurer his mother fed her family by going to food banks, too.
  50. Mediavore
    Pepsi Still Can’t Beat Coke; Bigger Forks Mean Less EatingTry as it might, the perennial runner-up can’t exceed its competition in gaining shares.
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