EDGE #254: Murray Ball a National Hero, Discovery’s Global Intern Ben Mikha, Christchurch Trends + Lang Leav’s Debut Novel ++ more

EDGE #254: Murray Ball a National Hero, Discovery’s Global Intern Ben Mikha, Christchurch Trends + Lang Leav’s Debut Novel ++ more

  News of Global New…

EDGE #253: Ashleigh Young Wins Yale Literary Prize, Tania Dalton Tributes, Team NZ, Lorde’s New Chapter + Emilia Wickstead’s Latest ++ more

EDGE #253: Ashleigh Young Wins Yale Literary Prize, Tania Dalton Tributes, Team NZ, Lorde’s New Chapter + Emilia Wickstead’s Latest ++ more

  News of Global New…

EDGE #252: John Gilbert & Dan Lemmon Win Oscars, Wellington Recruits Tech Talent, Taika Waititi NZer of the Year + Bruce McLaren Film + Rob Muldoon Blowback ++ more

EDGE #252: John Gilbert & Dan Lemmon Win Oscars, Wellington Recruits Tech Talent, Taika Waititi NZer of the Year + Bruce McLaren Film + Rob Muldoon Blowback ++ more

  News of Global New…

EDGE #251: New Continent Zealandia + Wellington Invites Tech Talent + Phil Keoghan’s Le Ride + Lindauer’s Colonial Window +Oprah & Reese ++ more

EDGE #251: New Continent Zealandia + Wellington Invites Tech Talent + Phil Keoghan’s Le Ride + Lindauer’s Colonial Window +Oprah & Reese ++ more

  News of Global New…

EDGE #250: Frankie Adams’ sci-fi drama, Mojo Coffee in Chicago, Georgia Fowler on Cover of Harper’s Bazaar + Kiwiana Reminds People ‘Immigrants Make America Great’  ++ more

EDGE #250: Frankie Adams’ sci-fi drama, Mojo Coffee in Chicago, Georgia Fowler on Cover of Harper’s Bazaar + Kiwiana Reminds People ‘Immigrants Make America Great’ ++ more

  News of Global New…

EDGE #249: Everything Wrong with NZ Doomsday Plan, Parris Goebel a Feminist Hip Hop Force, NZ’s Most Romantic Spots + AI scientist Shane Legg ++ more

EDGE #249: Everything Wrong with NZ Doomsday Plan, Parris Goebel a Feminist Hip Hop Force, NZ’s Most Romantic Spots + AI scientist Shane Legg ++ more

News of Global New…

EDGE #248: Coromandel NZ’s Favourite Holiday Spot, NZ Films at Berlin Film Festival, Peter Gunn’s Melbourne Hot Spot + Helen Clark To Step Down As UNDP Chief and more ++

EDGE #248: Coromandel NZ’s Favourite Holiday Spot, NZ Films at Berlin Film Festival, Peter Gunn’s Melbourne Hot Spot + Helen Clark To Step Down As UNDP Chief and more ++

News of Global New…

EDGE #247: NZ the Safe Haven for Super-Rich Preparing for Doomsday, Cool Capital, Long-Lasting Significance Of LOTR Trilogy + more ++

EDGE #247: NZ the Safe Haven for Super-Rich Preparing for Doomsday, Cool Capital, Long-Lasting Significance Of LOTR Trilogy + more ++

News of Global New…

EDGE #246: Chris Liddell appointed to White House, George Ash driving Au music industry, multicultural melting pot by the sea + Flickr’s best pictures of 2016 ++ more

EDGE #246: Chris Liddell appointed to White House, George Ash driving Au music industry, multicultural melting pot by the sea + Flickr’s best pictures of 2016 ++ more

News of Global New…

EDGE #245: Bill English NZ’s New Prime Minister, Magical Moana, Joseph Parker Boxing Champ + Keisha Castle-Hughes in Manifesto ++ more

EDGE #245: Bill English NZ’s New Prime Minister, Magical Moana, Joseph Parker Boxing Champ + Keisha Castle-Hughes in Manifesto ++ more

News of Global New…

EDGE #244: John Key tributes, Ora NY Gallery’s Kiwi Pop-Up Store, Crowded House in Sydney + Backpacker’s Playground + more ++

EDGE #244: John Key tributes, Ora NY Gallery’s Kiwi Pop-Up Store, Crowded House in Sydney + Backpacker’s Playground + more ++

  News of Global New…

EDGE #243: Kester Black’s Anna Ross, Soul Machines Raises $7.5m, Kopupaka Reserve, Christie’s Imogen Kerr,  Peter Beck Building Business in Space + NZ Attracting Entrepreneurs + more ++

EDGE #243: Kester Black’s Anna Ross, Soul Machines Raises $7.5m, Kopupaka Reserve, Christie’s Imogen Kerr, Peter Beck Building Business in Space + NZ Attracting Entrepreneurs + more ++

  News of Global New…

EDGE #242: World Fantasy Award for Anna Smaill, Morgan Marquis-Boire on digital authoritarianism, Endace’s Medusa system, Lisa Harrow in Coriolanus + Tape Face + more ++

EDGE #242: World Fantasy Award for Anna Smaill, Morgan Marquis-Boire on digital authoritarianism, Endace’s Medusa system, Lisa Harrow in Coriolanus + Tape Face + more ++

News of Global New…

EDGE #241: Rescue Efforts NZ Earthquake, Air NZ Awarded, Beauden Barrett Player of Year; Weta & Magic Leap; NZ Refuge For the Mega Rich? + Millbrook Best for Golf ++ more

EDGE #241: Rescue Efforts NZ Earthquake, Air NZ Awarded, Beauden Barrett Player of Year; Weta & Magic Leap; NZ Refuge For the Mega Rich? + Millbrook Best for Golf ++ more

  News of Global New…

EDGE #240: World’s Most Prosperous Country, Downside NZ’s Manuka Honey Industry, Jake Millar’s Unfiltered, Sarah Perry’s Secret + Hiking in New Zealand and more ++

EDGE #240: World’s Most Prosperous Country, Downside NZ’s Manuka Honey Industry, Jake Millar’s Unfiltered, Sarah Perry’s Secret + Hiking in New Zealand and more ++

  News of Global New…

EDGE #239: Sam Neill, Lucy Lawless, Gibbs Farm, Sir James Carroll, WooJai Lee + Naked & Famous and more ++

EDGE #239: Sam Neill, Lucy Lawless, Gibbs Farm, Sir James Carroll, WooJai Lee + Naked & Famous and more ++

 

#238: Jean Batten’s 80th, All Blacks win record, Michael Aitken wins Science Prize, Hidden Nature Gems + Globe Theatre Recreation and more ++

#238: Jean Batten’s 80th, All Blacks win record, Michael Aitken wins Science Prize, Hidden Nature Gems + Globe Theatre Recreation and more ++

News of Global New…

#237: Aussie tide, Air NZ wins, Helen Clark on Plan A, Denis O’Reilly on Omarunui, tenor Simon O’Neill + Glenorchy, Glowworms and more ++

#237: Aussie tide, Air NZ wins, Helen Clark on Plan A, Denis O’Reilly on Omarunui, tenor Simon O’Neill + Glenorchy, Glowworms and more ++

News of New Zealanders…

#236: Saving the Kiwi, Waiheke Island, Dan Carter, Kimbra, Francis Upritchard, Thomston + Flying Nun History ++ more

#236: Saving the Kiwi, Waiheke Island, Dan Carter, Kimbra, Francis Upritchard, Thomston + Flying Nun History ++ more

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 12 October 2016 | #236 | New York Nature | BBC 10 October 2016 New Zealand’s Plan to Save The Kiwi “Some 100,000 wild kiwi could be …

Ōmarunui: Differing Narratives And Different Perspectives

Ōmarunui: Differing Narratives And Different Perspectives

This coming week and especially the day of 12 October brings memories of war to the fore. It is the 99th anniversary of the worst day in our nation’s…

#235: Katherine Mansfield’s inscrutability, unstoppable All Blacks, Eleanor Catton’s Rehearsal, Virgin’s Josh Bayliss + designer Emilia Wickstead and more ++

#235: Katherine Mansfield’s inscrutability, unstoppable All Blacks, Eleanor Catton’s Rehearsal, Virgin’s Josh Bayliss + designer Emilia Wickstead and more ++

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 06 October 2016 | #235 | New York Writers | El Mundo 05 October 2016 Katherine Mansfield’s Inscrutability Intrigues In the acclaimed biography La Vida Breve di …

#234: Rocket Lab, Kate Catalinac, Cliff Curtis, Wearable Arts, Zane Lowe,  Flying Nun + Peter Jackson and more ++

#234: Rocket Lab, Kate Catalinac, Cliff Curtis, Wearable Arts, Zane Lowe, Flying Nun + Peter Jackson and more ++

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 28 September 2016 | #234 | New York Business | Global Times 21 September 2016 Countdown to New Zealand’s First Space Launch The New Zealand government has …

#233: New Generation of Maori Women, Helen Clark, Biofuel LanzaTech, Child Sport Development, Xero, Speaking Irish in NZ + Ernest Rutherford and more ++

#233: New Generation of Maori Women, Helen Clark, Biofuel LanzaTech, Child Sport Development, Xero, Speaking Irish in NZ + Ernest Rutherford and more ++

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 21 September 2016 | #233 | New York Te Ao Maori | Vice 20 September 2016 New Generation of Maori Women Wearing Moko For Maori women, the …

#232: Ben Shewry; Scott Dixon, Warren Gatland, Jamie Joseph, Dave Verheul, Raewyn Hill + Hera Lindsay Bird and more ++

#232: Ben Shewry; Scott Dixon, Warren Gatland, Jamie Joseph, Dave Verheul, Raewyn Hill + Hera Lindsay Bird and more ++

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 14 September 2016 | #232 | New York Taste | Gourmet Traveller (The) 12 September 2016 Ben Shewry is Gourmet Traveller’s Chef of the Year New Zealander …

#231: NZ Scores in Expat Report, Robert Redford, NZ Housing, Witi Ihimaera, Simon Denny, Alan Gibbs +  Len Lye and more ++

#231: NZ Scores in Expat Report, Robert Redford, NZ Housing, Witi Ihimaera, Simon Denny, Alan Gibbs + Len Lye and more ++

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 07 September 2016 | #231 | New York New Zealand | Bustle 02 September 2016 New Zealand Scores High in Expat Report New Zealand has been ranked …

#230: David Farrier, What To Do in NZ, South Island Top Beach Hotels, Akaroa, Maria Lewis, Anna Paquin + Rhys Darby and more ++

#230: David Farrier, What To Do in NZ, South Island Top Beach Hotels, Akaroa, Maria Lewis, Anna Paquin + Rhys Darby and more ++

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 31 August 2016 | #230 | New York Film & TV | Guardian (The) 30 August 2016 David Farrier Uncovers Surprise Turns in Tickled Squarely of the …

#229: Medals at Rio, All Blacks, Nikki Hamblin, Jamie Turner, Tom Hutchins, Rose Matafeo + the Bradas and more ++

#229: Medals at Rio, All Blacks, Nikki Hamblin, Jamie Turner, Tom Hutchins, Rose Matafeo + the Bradas and more ++

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 24 August 2016 | #229 | New York Sport General | Independent (The) 22 August 2016 Medal Per Capital Table Puts NZ up Top in Rio New …

#228: NZ’s Anti-Nuke Anniversary, Gin Wigmore, Thomas Monckton, Rochelle Bright, NZ Walks, Snow Adventures + William Trubridge and more ++

#228: NZ’s Anti-Nuke Anniversary, Gin Wigmore, Thomas Monckton, Rochelle Bright, NZ Walks, Snow Adventures + William Trubridge and more ++

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 17 August 2016 | #228 | New York Politics and Economics | ABC News 17 August 2016 NZ’s Anti-Nuke Win Approaches 30th Anniversary When the Royal New …

#227: Hurricanes, Local Eateries, Accidents, Blunders & Calamities, Chris Amon, Aaradhna, Astrophotography Prize + NZ Chardonnay and more ++

#227: Hurricanes, Local Eateries, Accidents, Blunders & Calamities, Chris Amon, Aaradhna, Astrophotography Prize + NZ Chardonnay and more ++

News of New Zealanders…

#226: Predator Free NZ, Archibald McIndoe celebrated, Baldwin St Dunedin,  Matt Smith Shearer, John Danaher’s Jiu-Jitsu + Broods and more ++

#226: Predator Free NZ, Archibald McIndoe celebrated, Baldwin St Dunedin, Matt Smith Shearer, John Danaher’s Jiu-Jitsu + Broods and more ++

News of Global New Zealanders From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 03 August 2016 | #226 | New York Nature | Guardian (The) 02 August 2016 New Zealand to Exterminate All Introduced Predators The New Zealand Government has announced a …

#225: Conchords in NYC, Wild South, Tickled, Karen Walker + NZ Kakapo and more ++

#225: Conchords in NYC, Wild South, Tickled, Karen Walker + NZ Kakapo and more ++

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 27 July 2016 | #225 | New York Music | New York Times (The) 22 July 2016 Flight of the Conchords Aimless and That’s Okay There was …

#224: Andy Bearpark, Te Urewera, Ross McEwan, Australians to Wellington, Nelson Street Cycleway, NZ’s Knack for P, + Conservation Dogs and more ++

#224: Andy Bearpark, Te Urewera, Ross McEwan, Australians to Wellington, Nelson Street Cycleway, NZ’s Knack for P, + Conservation Dogs and more ++

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 20 July 2016 | #224 | New York Society | Guardian (The) 17 July 2016 Andy Bearpark Re-emerges As Yogi in New Zealand Andy Bearpark, who was …

#223: Te Reo Hit, Anthony Wilding, Awaroa Beach, NZ Super Rugby, Waiheke + Richie McCaw and more ++

#223: Te Reo Hit, Anthony Wilding, Awaroa Beach, NZ Super Rugby, Waiheke + Richie McCaw and more ++

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 14 July 2016 | #223 | New York Music | Guardian (The) 12 July 2016 Te Reo Hit Topples Justin Timberlake Pop tune Maimoatia, sung entirely in …

#222: NZers rights in Australia, US Human Trafficking Report, Lydia Ko, Max Gimblett, Sandra Nunnerley, Peter Gordon + Wilderpeople and more ++

#222: NZers rights in Australia, US Human Trafficking Report, Lydia Ko, Max Gimblett, Sandra Nunnerley, Peter Gordon + Wilderpeople and more ++

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 06 July 2016 | #222 | New York Politics and Economics | Aljazeera 06 July 2016 New Zealanders and the Hypocrisy of Australian Democracy The Australian 2016 …

#221: Taika Waititi, Conchords, Tickled, Laura Myers + 64 Shots Review and more ++

#221: Taika Waititi, Conchords, Tickled, Laura Myers + 64 Shots Review and more ++

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 29 June 2016 | #221 | New York Film & TV | New York Times (The) 23 June 2016 Taika Waititi Relates Wilderpeople Scene Director Taika Waititi …

#220: NZ incarceration culture; NZ World’s 4th Most Peaceful Country; Kevin Roberts 64 Shots; William Trubridge; Loveblock wine + Jack Lovelock and more ++

#220: NZ incarceration culture; NZ World’s 4th Most Peaceful Country; Kevin Roberts 64 Shots; William Trubridge; Loveblock wine + Jack Lovelock and more ++

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 24 June 2016 | #220 | New York Community/General | Aljazeera 21 June 2016 Aljazeera Investigates Behind the Wire New Zealand has one of the highest incarceration …

64 Shots: Leadership in a Crazy World – Review

64 Shots: Leadership in a Crazy World – Review

64 Shots- leadership in a crazy world. Kevin Roberts, Chairman Saatchi & Saatchi. New York: Power House Books. The locus of this new book by Kevin…

#219: All Blacks, Majestic Glaciers, Niki Caro, Stephen Jennings, Connan Mockasin, Damien Wilkins and more ++

#219: All Blacks, Majestic Glaciers, Niki Caro, Stephen Jennings, Connan Mockasin, Damien Wilkins and more ++

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 15 June 2016 | #219 | New York Rugby | Fox Sports 13 June 2016 World Champion All Blacks Beat Wales New Zealand’s All Blacks have beaten …

#218: Helen Clark, Marlon Williams, Lydia Ko, Tiny Ruins, Bruce McLaren memories, Rare Kiwi, NZ Retreats, and more ++

#218: Helen Clark, Marlon Williams, Lydia Ko, Tiny Ruins, Bruce McLaren memories, Rare Kiwi, NZ Retreats, and more ++

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 09 June 2016 | #218 | New York Politics and Economics | Forbes 07 June 2016 Helen Clark Named One of World’s Most Powerful Women Helen Clark …

#217: Auckland greatest city on water, Jane Campion, McLaren, Steven Adams, Karl Urban and more++

#217: Auckland greatest city on water, Jane Campion, McLaren, Steven Adams, Karl Urban and more++

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 01 June 2016 | #217 | New York New Zealand | Chicago Line 29 May 2016 Auckland – The Greatest City on Water Auckland has been ranked …

#216: Sam Neill, William Trubridge, Lisa Carrington, Joseph Parker, Helen Clark, Steven Adams and more++

#216: Sam Neill, William Trubridge, Lisa Carrington, Joseph Parker, Helen Clark, Steven Adams and more++

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 25 May 2016 | #216 | New York Film & TV | Guardian (The) 20 May 2016 Sam Neill Says NZ Cinema like Nothing Else on Earth …

#214: 10 Reasons to Love NZ, Peter Jackson, Emilia Wickstead, Denis O’Reilly, Russell Crowe, Peter Gordon, Antony Starr, Broods + MORE

#214: 10 Reasons to Love NZ, Peter Jackson, Emilia Wickstead, Denis O’Reilly, Russell Crowe, Peter Gordon, Antony Starr, Broods + MORE

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 18 May 2016 | #214 | New York New Zealand | Half this World Away 14 May 2016 10 Reasons You Will Fall in Love with New …

Mahi Aroha 4: A Short History of Two Deaths and a Single Killing

Mahi Aroha 4: A Short History of Two Deaths and a Single Killing

Social change activist and longtime NZEDGE columnist Denis O’Reilly weaves a multi-layered tale located on the social edge of Aotearoa. Last week I heard on RNZ a documentary interview with Rastaman Tigilau Ness

#213: Team NZ win in NY, Bianca Andrew London Song Prize, Helen Clark’s UN campaign ++ more

#213: Team NZ win in NY, Bianca Andrew London Song Prize, Helen Clark’s UN campaign ++ more

News of New Zealanders…

#212: Fiona Pardington earns top French honour, Hayden Paddon wins rally of Argentina, Nicholas Afoa Lion King ++ more

#212: Fiona Pardington earns top French honour, Hayden Paddon wins rally of Argentina, Nicholas Afoa Lion King ++ more

News of New Zealanders…

#211: Agnieszka Fryckowska receives Polar Award, Auckland best medium sports city, Queenstown airport approach, Rocky Lane ++more

#211: Agnieszka Fryckowska receives Polar Award, Auckland best medium sports city, Queenstown airport approach, Rocky Lane ++more

News of New Zealanders…

#210: All Blacks win Laureus Team of the Year; Richie McCaw receives Order of NZ; Suzie Bates leading cricketer, Bank of China (NZ) Ltd Agribusiness Conference ++ more

#210: All Blacks win Laureus Team of the Year; Richie McCaw receives Order of NZ; Suzie Bates leading cricketer, Bank of China (NZ) Ltd Agribusiness Conference ++ more

News of New Zealanders…

#209: NZ Photographers at OraNY; Peter Bale & The Panama Papers; Rex Bionics; Dark Horse acclaimed; legendary Archibald McIndoe + more

#209: NZ Photographers at OraNY; Peter Bale & The Panama Papers; Rex Bionics; Dark Horse acclaimed; legendary Archibald McIndoe + more

News of New Zealanders…

#208: #Helen4sg; Femtech in Wellington; Nikole Lowe’s Tattoos; Emilia Wickstead; Peter Bruntnell alt country; South Island tourism ++ more

#208: #Helen4sg; Femtech in Wellington; Nikole Lowe’s Tattoos; Emilia Wickstead; Peter Bruntnell alt country; South Island tourism ++ more

News of New Zealanders…

#207: World-beating Kiwis: Tom Walsh, Lydia Ko, Lisa Carrington, Mark Hunt; plus Matt Lambert’s NY Musket Room, high octane South Island

#207: World-beating Kiwis: Tom Walsh, Lydia Ko, Lisa Carrington, Mark Hunt; plus Matt Lambert’s NY Musket Room, high octane South Island

News of New Zealanders…

#206: New Zealand Ranked Among World’s Most Literate Nations

#206: New Zealand Ranked Among World’s Most Literate Nations

News of New Zealanders…

#205: 8 Reasons Why I Voted for the New New Zealand Flag

#205: 8 Reasons Why I Voted for the New New Zealand Flag

News of New Zealanders…

#204: Martin Crowe RIP; Ta Moko; Nobel Nom; Adele Stylist; and More

#204: Martin Crowe RIP; Ta Moko; Nobel Nom; Adele Stylist; and More

News of New Zealanders…

#203: NZReliefAid needs Syria crisis funds; Auckland #3 in world; The Piano and I Love Dick revisited; Sean Marks at Nets; Max Bickerton’s 1930s Haiku Legacy ++more

#203: NZReliefAid needs Syria crisis funds; Auckland #3 in world; The Piano and I Love Dick revisited; Sean Marks at Nets; Max Bickerton’s 1930s Haiku Legacy ++more

News of New Zealanders…

#202: NYNZ artist Max Gimblett; Richie & Lydia NZers of Year; more Marlon Williams; Owls Still Cry; Lonely Lingerie; beautiful pools;

#202: NYNZ artist Max Gimblett; Richie & Lydia NZers of Year; more Marlon Williams; Owls Still Cry; Lonely Lingerie; beautiful pools;

News of New Zealanders…

#201: Finola Dwyer Wins Bafta; Epic Walks; Te Reo on GoPro; Kakapo Genome; Baz; Simon Denny; Sheep Drone

#201: Finola Dwyer Wins Bafta; Epic Walks; Te Reo on GoPro; Kakapo Genome; Baz; Simon Denny; Sheep Drone

News of New Zealanders…