New Zealand, a country that has been a pioneer on women’s rights issues, has passed legislation providing mothers and their partners three days of paid bereavement leave following a miscarriage or stillbirth. The groundbreaking bill, which was unanimously passed by the parliament, includes parents planning to have a child through adoption or surrogacy. Politician Ginny
Living in a shipping container home might not sound like the best idea, but after seeing this woman’s residence in Lake Taupo, New Zealand, you might just change your mind. Brenda Kelly isn’t new to shipping container living. In fact, she’s lived in an ultra-compact home built out of a single 20 ft shipping container.
If you’re looking for tiny house inspirations, then you should definitely check this one out in Wellington, New Zealand. Although it has a minimalist interior design, this stylish and modern solar-powered home doesn’t skimp on the essentials. Its owner, Kelly, used to live in a three-bedroom home, so transitioning to a tiny house was a
The global financial crisis brought about by the coronavirus outbreak has affected thousands of New Zealanders. To show their solidarity with Kiwis who’ve endured an economic hit amid this pandemic, the country’s top leaders have elected to take a 20% pay cut over the next six months. In a news conference Wednesday, Jacinda Ardern announced
Tūtānekai Smith-Coffey , the 6-week old son of Labour Party Member of Parliament Tāmati Coffey and his husband Tim Smith, grabbed headlines when he was momentarily cared for by a famous babysitter. Trevor Mallard, the Speaker of New Zealand’s House of Representatives, cradled and bottle-fed his colleague’s baby during a debate at Parliament. On his first
You’d want to get the blueprints for this tiny cozy house ASAP! For some, tiny houses are merely transitional homes. But for people like Helen, living in a tiny house is a dream come true, and she has no plans of leaving it in the foreseeable future. In his YouTube channel Living Big In A