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

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Te Ao Maori | Vice
20 September 2016
New Generation of Maori Women Wearing Moko
For Maori women, the moko kauae, or traditional female chin tattoo, is considered a physical manifestation of their true identity. It is believed every Maori woman wears a moko on the inside, close to their heart; when they are ready, the tattoo artist simply brings it…

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Film & TV | Los Angeles Times
21 September 2016
How Andrew Dominik Relayed Nick Cave’s Trauma
New Zealand-born director Andrew Dominik said he made the Nick Cave documentary One More Time With Feeling, expecting viewers to see it only once…
 
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Music | Observer
20 September 2016
Marlon Williams Celebrates Where He’s From
Marlon Williams’ renown started spreading outside of New Zealand in 2015 when the highly renowned Bloomington, Ind./Austin-based label Dead Oceans released his…
 
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Business | New Zealand Herald
20 September 2016
Biofuel LanzaTech Partner with Virgin Atlantic
LanzaTech, which was formed in New Zealand 11 years ago, has made an aviation biofuel breakthrough with partner airline Virgin Atlantic, producing nearly 5700…
 
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Film & TV | Guardian (The)
19 September 2016
Lyall Bay’s Unique Time Cinema For Sale
Movie buff John Bell has decided to sell up one of Wellington’s best kept secrets: the Time Cinema in the suburb of Lyall Bay, a fully fledged 38-seat picture theatre where…
 
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Politics and Economics | Jamaica Observer
19 September 2016
Helen Clark Rallies Caribbean in UN Bid
Former New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark, the administrator for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) recently lobbied Caribbean Community (Caricom) countries as she…
 
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New Zealand | CNN
19 September 2016
Rotorua: North Island Adventure Capital
Rotorua on New Zealand’s North Island has “re-invented itself as the adventure capital of the North Island,” writes Sandra Smedhall for CNN. Its “unique combination of…
 
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Film & TV | Independent (The)
18 September 2016
Taika Waititi’s Creative Journey
“The vast majority of us lack the happy-go-lucky charm of New Zealand’s favourite writer/director,” writes Clarisse Loughrey for The Independent. She is talking about Taika Waititi…
 
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New Zealand | CTV News
18 September 2016
Sleep Under The Stars At Pure Pods
New Zealand’s Pure Pods has been included in a list of 10 luxury accommodations in which you can sleep under the stars. “There is an intriguing option for anyone looking to unwind beneath a…
 
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Community/General | Conde Nast Traveler
17 September 2016
Homesick Kiwis Can Now Call a Hotline
With Travel Insurance Direct homesick New Zealanders can now call a hotline (+64-9930-3377), where they are greeted with a joyful New Zealand accent and can hear the familiar sounds of…
 
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Business | Mashable
17 September 2016
How Xero Made It By Doing Everything Backwards
“It’s rare for a startup to go public almost within one year of being founded. But then again, how many startups do you know from Wellington, New Zealand,”…
 
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Community/General | Daily Mail
16 September 2016
NZ to Fund Child Sport Development in Pacific
New Zealand will fund a five-year initiative aimed at getting more children in Pacific island countries to play sport according to Prime Minister John Key…
 
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Music | Deccan Chronicle
16 September 2016
Mikey McCleary Subtly Redefining Bollywood Music
Mumbai-based New Zealand composer and producer Mikey McCleary, 47, has been steadily changing the face of Bollywood soundtracks since he moved to India in…
 
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Music | Billboard
15 September 2016
Crowded House to Be Inducted into ARIA Hall of Fame
Cherished rock-folk group Crowded House will be inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame during the ARIA Awards in Sydney on 23 November…
 
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Community/General | Variety Magazine
15 September 2016
NZ & Canada Sign Co-Production Treaty
New Zealand and Canada have “signed a co-production treaty that will allow enhanced film and TV industry cooperation between the two English-speaking territories,” writes Patrick…
 
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Te Ao Maori | Irish Times (The)
15 September 2016
Speaking Irish in New Zealand to My Maori-Irish Son
“There’s a special connection between Irish people, Irish speakers and Maori. It’s another reason why Aotearoa feels like home,”…
 
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Fashion | NY Magazine
14 September 2016
Claudia Li’s Groundbreaking Florals for Spring
“Looking around her Flatiron District studio, Claudia Li acknowledges the obvious. “It’s like an explosion of floral prints and lots of colors in…
 
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Legends | YouTube
14 September 2016
The Rutherford Documentary Trailer
Watch the 7-minute trailer for The Rutherford documentary, which is based on John Campbell’s book “Rutherford Scientist Supreme” and was directed and co-produced by Gillian Ashurst…
 
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Visual Arts | Wall Street Journal
14 September 2016
Simon Denny Bitcoin Shows Open in NY and Berlin
Two shows by New Zealand artist Simon Denny, in New York and Berlin, look at competing views on how the little-understood technology underpinning the digital…
 
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