Deportees of Tonga: Gangsters in Paradise
VICE embeds with four Tongan nationals who have been sent back to the tiny island nation where they were born after serving prison time in New Zealand and the United States.
Women in the House
VICE investigates the female experience of New Zealand politics, embedding with three women from across the political spectrum to find out what it’s like to be a female politician in 2018.
Inside Sex Work in New Zealand
Sex workers in New Zealand have the most legal rights of anywhere in the world. VICE goes into high-end brothels, solo home operations, and on the freezing, cold streets and finds an industry of extremes and lingering stigma.
Lethal Ladies: New Zealand’s Female Fighters
VICE follows New Zealand’s top female fighters from the gym to the ring to reveal the raw truth of what it takes to succeed as a Lethal Lady.
Alien Weaponry: Thrash Metal and Te Reo Māori
Making heavy metal inspired by ancient Māori history has made teenage trio Alien Weaponry unlikely heroes in the fight to preserve New Zealand’s indigenous language.
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.
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”.
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
Auckland's Underground Vogue Scene
For a growing community of young LGBTQ Māori and Pacific Islanders in Auckland, the vogue scene is a place of expression and sanctuary. We meet some of the scene’s breakout stars to understand how their personal journey’s intersected with voguing.