LOADING ...

New Zealand's posts - English uPOST

Apr 16, 2020.

We saw this Jacinda Ardern cake and unfortunately have only seven days to live

We saw this Jacinda Ardern cake and unfortunately have only seven days to live

Jacinda Ardern is so many things: the prime minister of New Zealand. The world’s youngest head of government (she took office at age 37). The second head of government to give birth in office. A true leader, taking a 20% pay cut amid a pandemic so first responders and health care workers don’t have to. And now, Jacinda Ardern is a deeply cursed cake, one whose image will keep you awake at...

Feb 12, 2020. 3 comments

Art and ice cream will save the world at this New Zealand confectionery

Art and ice cream will save the world at this New Zealand confectionery

It’s hard to argue that there’s any ice cream that’s not beautiful, but Giapo, an ice cream parlor in Auckland, New Zealand, has elevated its confections past beauty into art.

“We didn’t just want to change the recipe of ice cream,” Giapo Grazioli, who co-owns the shop with his wife Annarosa, told USA Today. “We wanted to change the function of ice cream.” The store’s motto is “Art will save...

3 Comments

Nov 09, 2019. 18 comments

Say what you will, but 1,000 chickens for $0.96 is a great deal

Say what you will, but 1,000 chickens for $0.96 is a great deal

A situation that could have ended as a feathery nightmare instead has a warm and fuzzy ending. The manager of a bed and breakfast in Hamilton, New Zealand, was shocked this week when it turned out his winning bid for “a couple” of chickens in an online auction was in fact for 1,000 chickens, which had been listed for “urgent sale” due to the closure of the free-range egg farm where they...

18 Comments

Language