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10.14.10 Marina Galperina

If you’re a pregnant or menstruating New Zealander and want to see some battle art at the Te Papa national museum – too damn bad. In respect of the Maori beliefs, the museum has agreed to impose a soft ban to “protect” gals from jostling our precious uteri by a “violent” part of the exhibit, […]

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04.28.10 Bucky Turco

Here’s video of shrieking teens losing their shit when boy star Justin Bieber arrived at the Auckland airport in New Zealand. The frenzied fans ending up stealing his hat—which he later got back—and knocking down his mother, which he said is totally uncool on his Twitter. […]

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12.29.09 Will Sherman

More than 100 pilot whales were discovered washed up and dead on New Zealand’s South Island over the weekend. Photo by Reuters […]

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06.30.09 Copyranter

We’ve seen fake bloodvertising before, but not nearly this gruesome. The Papakura District Council in New Zealand wanted to do something to get Kiwis to slow down during the end of Summer rainy season. So, Auckland ad agency Colenso BBDO created three roadside billboards in the area featuring fresh-faced youngsters; fresh-faced until precipitation started falling. […]

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04.28.09 Will Sherman

Earlier this month, Auckland City hosted Alltrack, a week of track bike racing, trick competitions, art shows and parties, all topped off by the 8-mile Eye in the Sky race. Scooter-riding filmmaker Mike Martin, trailed fellow San Francisco-dweller Rainier Schaefer on his way to win the race. Meanwhile, Red Bull, sponsored a helicopter to track […]

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