The War On Drugs
Is The World’s Weirdest Drug Market In New Zealand?
New Zealand is overrun with meth and new synthetic drugs – sold by fierce biker gangs. But, this is how one psychedelic rockstar almost managed to end their War on Drugs!
How Fish Heads Are Improving New Zealand
In Auckland, NZ, The Kai Ika Project was created to utilize fish heads, frames and offal which were previously going to waste.
How A 50 Year Old Pho Recipe Ended Up In New Zealand
Try It Out is a three generation family owned and operated Vietnamese restaurant in Auckland, New Zealand.
Under The Ink
Papua New Guinean Traditional Tattoos
We follow Julia Mage’au Gray into the world of Pasifika (Pacific Islander) traditional tattoos and its resurgence within modern-day Australia and New Zealand.
Hunting the One Percent’s Doomsday Bunkers in New Zealand
Journalist Baz MacDonald searches for evidence of the survival bunkers being shipped to New Zealand, while investigating the factors causing this rise in paranoia among the rich and the effect this rhetoric has on their destination of choice.
Lost Boys of Taranaki
In this episode of Zealandia, VICE embeds with a group of youth offenders growing up among poverty, gangs and boredom and goes deep into the New Zealand bush on an early intervention programme.
VICE New Zealand Shorties
Learning How To Kill With My Bare Hands
VICE wanted to find out if one of our un-athletic staff members could learn how to fight like an assassin, so we sent staff writer James Borrowdale to learn some of the basics of close quarter battle.
Murray Cammick aspired to take “un-rock-and-roll” photos of the musicians that would become some of the world’s biggest stars in the 70s and 80s, capturing poignant moments in intimate settings.
The Other Side
The Other Side Of Food
Kiwi chef Josh Barlow is thrown into the deep end of Tokyo’s food and nightlife scene when he meets up with Japanese chef Nori Tsugawa and cooks for regulars at his izakaya.
Last Meal With
Last Meal With Florian Habicht
VICE speaks to New Zealand filmmaker Florian Habicht VICE has a last meal with New Zealand filmmaker Florian Habicht, and finds out about his new documentary Spookers.
Derek Henderson photographs workers on the butchery lines of New Zealand’s slaughterhouses, asking if witnessing that much death is visible on the human face.
The Last Man of Mahana
In a remote commune in the forests of the Coromandel, a utopian dream has turned sour. We visit Arthur, one of Mahana’s last founding members, to learn about his life in the reclusive community, his battles with other residents, and his hopes of seei