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Geoffrey Rush, David Wenham and Gina Riley joined a line-up of some of Australia’s biggest names in television to pay a final tribute to renowned satirist, Palmerston North-born John Clarke in a packed out farewell at Melbourne’s town hall. About …

Posted on 10/07/2017  |   Posted in Arts, Film & TV, News   |   Tagged ,

Head brewer at Cumbria’s Hawkshead Brewery in England, Whanganui-born Matt Clarke, sent a New Zealand Pale Ale (NZPA) to Wellington for the 21st birthday celebration of renowned bar The Malthouse, as part of the annual New Zealand beer festival, Beervana. …

Posted on 07/09/2014  |   Posted in News, Style, Taste   |   Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,

Ivan Clarke is the Queenstown artist behind the captivating and popular art collection, ‘Lonely Dog’. Ivan’s work is showcased in art galleries in Queenstown, Auckland, Wellington and Wanaka. In the last 10 years he has diversified somewhat into a fresh, …

Posted on 28/05/2013  |  

Australian news magazine, The Bulletin, featured a lengthy interview with John Clarke in its May 23 edition. The NZ-born wry humourist, who has lived across the Tasman for the last 30 years, is described as “surely one of the most …

Posted on 23/05/2006  |   Posted in Arts, Media, News   |   Tagged , , ,

Kiwi comedian and trans-Tasman icon, John Clarke, talks about his latest book, The Tournament. Clarke admits that his satirical account of a tennis tournament played by artistic and academic legends of the 20th century is perhaps “too elitist and quirky” …

Posted on 16/08/2003  |   Posted in Arts, News, Writers   |   Tagged

Jacinda Ardern, who became New Zealand’s prime minister in October, attracted international attention when she denounced television interviewers who had asked whether she planned to have children if elected. Ardern, 37, told a television presenter that it was “unacceptable” for …

Posted on 23/01/2018  |   Posted in News, Politics and Economics, Society   |   Tagged , , , , ,

Queenstown was given its name by early gold prospectors, who not only hoped to find gold, but also saw the beauty of the grandiose mountains, lakes and rivers. It’s “A town fit for a queen”, they would say, according to …

Posted on 29/02/2016  |   Posted in New Zealand, News, Travel & Tourism   |   Tagged , , , , , , ,

New Zealand-born sportswriter Norman Harris, organiser of London’s Sunday Times National Fun Run, and quite possibly the inventor of the word “jogger”, has died in Britain. He was 75. Harris worked as a sports reporter for the Sunday Times, the …

Posted on 07/12/2015  |   Posted in News, Obituaries, Society   |   Tagged , , , , , , ,

While Greece, Spain and Portugal face a bleak scenario as they struggle on their road to recovery New Zealand, Canada, America and Britain emerge from the Legatum Institute’s Prosperity Index as success stories, Newsweek reports. “The Index shows clearly the …

Posted on 26/06/2015  |   Posted in News, Politics and Economics, Society   |   Tagged , , , , , , ,

Former West Aucklander Drew Harré has a hand in one of Paris’ top five wine bars. The Wall Street Journal’s wine columnist Will Lyons recommends Fish La Boissonnerie as “Best for a Late Supper”. “Fish La Boissonnerie’s garishly decorated mosaic …

Posted on 24/03/2015  |   Posted in News, Style, Wine   |   Tagged , , , , , , ,

“The New Zealand Breakers are the most unconventional team in Australia’s National Basketball League,” Scott Cacciola begins in a feature article, part of a series chronicling good basketball around the United States, and the world, recommended by readers of the …

Posted on 26/02/2015  |   Posted in News, Sport, Sport General   |   Tagged , , , , , ,

New Zealand-born Marten Rabarts, currently head of development and training at the National Film Development Corporation in India, has been appointed head of EYE International (formerly Holland Film) and will take up the role from 1 March. Rabarts was previously …

Posted on 19/01/2015  |   Posted in Arts, Film & TV, News   |   Tagged , , , , ,

The Global Life of New Zealanders From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 2 October 2014 | #171 | New York John Key, Richie McCaw, Lorde, Harold Gillies, Matt Lambert, Emilia Wicksteed, Richard Chandler New Zealand Headlines in Global Media September …

Posted on 02/10/2014  |   Posted in Brian Sweeney, Magazine

Originally from Auckland, Michael Dooney has relocated to Berlin where he has opened Galerie Pavlova, a space dedicated to promoting photographers, like Conor Clarke (pictured) who are established in the Trans-Tasman region and developing their profiles overseas. Dooney interviews Aucklander …

Posted on 30/08/2014  |   Posted in Arts, News, Visual Arts   |   Tagged , , , , , , , ,

The Global Life of New Zealanders From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 29 April 2014 | #167 | New York We also tweet and publish on Facebook daily. Cheers. New Zealand Headlines in Global Media April 2014 NZ ranked #1 …

Posted on 01/05/2014  |   Posted in Brian Sweeney, Magazine

The story of Christchurch mountaineer Rob Hall’s tragic 1996 Everest expedition in which he, a fellow guide, and two clients perished, is being made into a film by director Baltasar Kormakur, and will star Golden Globe winner Robin Wright and Sam Worthington.

Posted on 02/04/2014  |   Posted in Arts, Film & TV, News   |   Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Ranked 21st most powerful woman in the world, Helen Clark, 63, New Zealand’s Prime Minister for nine years, and now head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), gives Telegraph journalist Louisa Peacock a masterclass on how women can survive the cut throat world of politics.

Posted on 04/02/2014  |   Posted in News, Politics and Economics, Society   |   Tagged , , , , , , ,

New Zealand undergoes its biggest transformation in 150 years; Burger Fuel opens in Dubai; NZ WW2 bombers remember friends at London memorial unveiling; and more…

Posted on 02/08/2012  |   Posted in Brian Sweeney, Magazine

  THE GLOBAL LIFE OF NEW ZEALANDERS From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 21 December 2011 | #142 | London Merry Christmas. NZEDGE.COM publishes daily on Facebook and Twitter. Here is our selection of news about New Zealanders appearing in …

Posted on 21/12/2011  |   Posted in Brian Sweeney, Magazine

The D provides a pot pourri of experience and opinion, starting with the good health of his Maori spuds and the benefits of a mild winter and moist spring. He pays tribute to the dead: his brother in law Hori Tareha; friend Te Miringa Hohaia; Black Power brother “Nana Boy”, and activist film maker Mereta Mita. David Garrett gets a serve, Peter Leitch a fillip, and Nathan Haines a visit. We traverse the philosophy behind Toi Rangatahi Waiohiki, have a brief report on the Black Power 40th anniversary held In Lambton Quay in the Capital, tut over Wairoa, and suggest a John Wareham facilitated event in the New Year “Fatherhood, Gangs, and Choices”.

Posted on 13/11/2010  |   Posted in Magazine, Nga Kupu Aroha – Words of Love   |   Tagged , ,
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