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!
Eat Better

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.
Family Food

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.
Focus Point

Murray Cammick

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.
Focus Point

Derek Henderson

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