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The Wild Animal Kingdom Of Street Artist ROA

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 07.02.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

New Images from Brazil, The Gambia, Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Rome We check in today with the ever evolving itinerary of the singularly nomadi...

Christchurch: When Nature Changes Your City

Priyanka Kher | Posted 11.06.2012 | Travel
Priyanka Kher

Christchurch in New Zealand was my home for six years. I didn't choose the city though. Rather, it got chosen for me.

Why Kiwis Love This Gay University Student

James Peron | Posted 08.07.2012 | Gay Voices
James Peron

When the first openly gay prime minister of New Zealand is elected, there are decent odds his name will be Sam.

Cardboard Cathedral Planned In New Zealand

AP | NICK PERRY | Posted 04.16.2012 | Weird News

WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- A cathedral made from cardboard. The idea may sound flimsy, particularly given that cathedrals tend to be known for their ...

Soaring Cathedral In New Zealand To Be Made From Cardboard

AP | Posted 06.16.2012 | Religion

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The world's great cathedrals are known for their architectural statements: flying buttresses, soaring domes, Gothic gr...

Strong Earthquake Rattles New Zealand City

AP | RAY LILLEY | Posted 02.21.2012 | World

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A series of strong earthquakes struck the New Zealand city of Christchurch on Friday, rattling buildings, sending good...

Skier Takes Wrong Turn, Ends Up At Running Of The Bulls

Posted 10.15.2011 | Travel

A skier's run down New Zealand's Coronet Peak on Saturday took a turn for the interesting when she wandered off the trail and found herself being chas...

WATCH: What It's Like To Be In An Earthquake

Posted 08.14.2011 | World

Videos that inadvertently caught one of the two powerful aftershocks that struck Christchurch, New Zealand on Monday are surfacing on YouTube, giving ...

Will Christchurch Have to Move Somewhere Else?

Peter Isaac | Posted 08.13.2011 | Green
Peter Isaac

The bottom floors of buildings have sunk beneath ground level. Only slowly is the notion surfacing that Christchurch faces having to move somewhere else.

Tornado In New Zealand's Largest City Kills At Least 1

AP | Posted 07.02.2011 | World

AUCKLAND, New Zealand -- A tornado ripped across part of New Zealand's largest city on Tuesday, upturning cars and sending debris slicing through the ...

After Mother Nature

Peter Block | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Peter Block

Mother Nature today, yesterday the loss of a job, the illness of a friend or the unspeakable violence of someone wielding a gun in Arizona forces us to re-decide where to place our faith and what really matters.

Extra Compensation For Chinese Victims Of NZ Quake?

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- A Chinese official said Monday that New Zealand should consider special compensation to parents of Chinese students killed ...

More Earthquakes Rock Japan

AP/The Huffington Post | By JAY ALABASTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SENDAI, Japan -- Huge earthquakes rocked northeastern Japan on Saturday, a day after a giant temblor set off a powerful tsunami that killed hundreds o...

New Zealand Earthquake: Sections Of Christchurch To Be Abandoned Due To Damage

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- Some 10,000 houses and several hundred commercial buildings in Christchurch will have to be demolished because of earthquak...

Rock On: Man Auctions Boulder For New Zealand Earthquake Fund

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As the people of Christchurch continue to rebuild their city and communities, some are using a bit of humor to garner donations for the cause. The W...

150-Year-Old Time Capsules Found In Quake Rubble

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The discovery of two objects believed to be 150-year-old time capsules among the rubble of Christchurch Cathedral after New Zealand's devastating 6.3-...

Cathedral Symbolizes New Zealand's 'Broken Heart'

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) - For 130 years, Christchurch Cathedral stood at the center of its city as a graceful monument to its heritage and civi...

New Zealand's Churches Grieve, Celebrate Mass After Devastating Earthquake

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By David Crampton Religion News Service CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand -- Churches shattered by a 6.3-magnitude earthquake were yielding up their dead on ...

New Zealand Couple Weds After Quake Rescue

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) -- Clutching her groom, she looked like any beaming bride. But Emma Howard's trip down the aisle Friday almost didn't h...

Haunting Texts From Buried Daughter To Mom Beg For Help

AP | JIM GOMEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The first text message said: "Mommy, I got buried." About 40 minutes later: "Mommy, I can't move my right hand." Then, a brief call from New Zealand's...

Social Media in a Time of Crisis (As Illuminated by the Earthquake in Christchurch)

Marie Elena Martinez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Marie Elena Martinez

Platforms like Facebook and Twitter can radically alter lives, bring people who would otherwise remain strangers together, and help make the world a more peaceful and cooperative place.

New Zealand Earthquake Shatters Architectural Landmarks

hyperallergic.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

An earthquake in ChristChurch, New Zealand this Tuesday February 22 has damaged the city's iconic works of architecture, including the ChristChurch Ca...

Photos Of New Zealand In Ruins After Massive Quake

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

At least 65 people have died after a massive earthquake toppled churches and tall buildings in one of New Zealand's biggest cities. As CBS is reporti...

Strong Earthquake Rocks New Zealand

AP | JOE MORGAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — A powerful earthquake struck New Zealand's already-bruised city of Christchurch on Tuesday, collapsing buildings, bu...

TRAGIC: 17-Year Old Was Among Miners Now Declared Dead

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A teenage boy who was on the job for just one hour is among the 29 New Zealand coal miners trapped after last Friday's explosion, the New Zealand Hera...