#New Zealand

  • Article: New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Is the First World Leader to Go on Maternity Leave
    Girls & Women

    New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Is the First World Leader to Go on Maternity Leave

    By James Hitchings-Hales|June 21, 2018

    Ardern gave birth to her baby girl while in office. Read more

  • Article: These Sheep Are Being Bred to Burp and Fart Less — to Save the Planet
    Environment

    These Sheep Are Being Bred to Burp and Fart Less — to Save the Planet

    By Joe McCarthy|June 11, 2018

    It could have a major impact on greenhouse gas emissions. Read more

  • Article: A Former Sex Worker Has Been Made a Dame in Queen's New Zealand Birthday Honours
    Citizenship

    A Former Sex Worker Has Been Made a Dame in Queen's New Zealand Birthday Honours

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 4, 2018

    Catherine Healy has battled stigma and even arrest — and now she’s being celebrated. Read more

  • Article: New Zealand Increases Aid Funding as Australia Cuts It
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    New Zealand Increases Aid Funding as Australia Cuts It

    By Sarah Meredith|May 10, 2018

    We can’t get enough of New Zealand right now. Read more

  • Article: The New Zealand Women’s Soccer Team Just Won Equal Pay
    Girls & Women

    The New Zealand Women’s Soccer Team Just Won Equal Pay

    By Chris Gelardi|May 8, 2018

    The women’s national team is ranked 20th in the world, while the men come in at 133rd. Read more

  • Article: New Zealand’s Prime Minister Just Pledged $100 Million to Tackle Homelessness
    Citizenship

    New Zealand’s Prime Minister Just Pledged $100 Million to Tackle Homelessness

    By Phineas Rueckert|May 4, 2018

    “We’re pulling out all the stops to support people in need.” Read more

  • Article: Mass Death of Baby Penguins in New Zealand Points to Climate Change
    Environment

    Mass Death of Baby Penguins in New Zealand Points to Climate Change

    By Joe McCarthy|April 24, 2018

    The birds starved to death. Read more

  • Article: The Special Meaning of New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern's Coat
    Citizenship

    The Special Meaning of New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern's Coat

    By Daniele Selby|April 20, 2018

    The feather-woven korowai is a symbol of power and respect in New Zealand’s Maori culture. Read more