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One Day We're All Going To Die
3:09

Memento Mori

Sam Te Kani meets renowned photographic artist Fiona Pardington to discuss death as a central theme in art and learns how to make a memento mori.
One Day We're All Going To Die
6:29

Natural Burials

Sam Te Kani spends the morning at a natural funeral home learning about what it means to have a natural funeral before heading out to Aucklands largest cemetery to learn about natural burials.
One Day We're All Going To Die
5:38

The Coffin Club

Sam Te Kani heads out to the rural town of Katikati in New Zealands north island where he meets a welcoming group of older people who make and hand decorate their own coffins.
Zealandia
18:22

New Zealand's Deadly Synthetic Drugs Epidemic

Inside the lives of West Aucklanders affected by the highly addictive and gravely dangerous synthetic cannabinoid drug known as “synnies”.
We Are New Zealand
3:37

Running This NZ Tech Start-up Takes Self-Belief and Mum’s Indian Cooking

Angad Nayyar moved to Auckland as a seven-year-old, and immediately the city’s diversity meant he felt at home.
On The Streets
2:56

On the Streets: New Zealand Election

VICELAND talked to 70 young people about what it means to be a young person in New Zealand, discussing key issues around housing, immigration, university, drugs, equality, the environment—and the electoral candidates.
We Are New Zealand
3:25

Seoul to Whangarei: This Kiwi Korean Feels at Home in Two Cultures

VICE steps inside Yun Jae Lee’s Auckland home to talk about why a sense of belonging is so important.
We Are New Zealand
3:28

This Stand-Up Comic Made New Zealand Home By Getting on the Microphone

From practising superhero poses to punching out 80's power ballads on the bus, meet Filipino funnyman Roland Mirabueno.
Last Meal With
3:28

Last Meal With SWIDT

Somewhere in Onehunga, fried chicken meets hip-hop. VICE goes with SWIDT for the rap collective’s choice for their last meal on Earth.
We Are New Zealand
4:59

Meet the Musician Who Broke Lorde’s Record

Step inside Awataha Marae to meet Kings, the New Zealand producer and rapper whose track ‘Don’t Worry ‘Bout It’ spent more time at number one in the New Zealand singles charts than any other track. Ever.
Flip Book
2:35

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
9:23

The Other Side of Ink

Paitangi Ostick is one of the first females to practice tā moko – the Māori art of tattoo. She travels from New Zealand to Tokyo, where she meets Japanese tattoo artist Megumu Kamata to compare notes on their shared craft.
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