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

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Writers | El Mundo
05 October 2016
Katherine Mansfield’s Inscrutability Intrigues
In the acclaimed biography La Vida Breve di Katherine Mansfield, written by famed Italian literary critic and author Pietro Citati, the New Zealand-born writer’s stories are described as having the special quality of “distance”. The biography, which was first…

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Rugby | Independent Online
03 October 2016
Pumas No Match for Unstoppable All Blacks
Title-holders New Zealand have made it five bonus-point victories out of five in this year’s Rugby Championship beating Argentina 36-17 in Buenos Aires in front of a…
 
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Film & TV | IndieWIRE
04 October 2016
The Rehearsal Adaptation a Team Effort
The spirit of collaboration runs deep in Alison Maclean’s The Rehearsal, the Canadian filmmaker’s often ambitious and hearteningly daring big screen adaptation of Man Booker…
 
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Business | Australian Financial Review
29 September 2016
Virgin’s Josh Bayliss Plugging Luxury Gyms
Switzerland-based Virgin Group chief executive New Zealander Josh Bayliss was in Sydney recently to promote the company’s luxury gym arm The Collection, which will…
 
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Fashion | Financial Times
29 September 2016
Emilia Wickstead Shares Her Favourite Things
London-based, New Zealand-born fashion designer Emilia Wickstead shares a few of her favourite things for the Telegraph’s “My Luxuries” column. Wickstead…
 
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Community/General | Guardian (The)
04 October 2016
Elderly New Zealanders Building Their Own Caskets
Quilting, lawn bowls and bridge it is not. Elderly people in New Zealand are enthusiastically embracing a new pastime: coffin construction, providing…
 
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Z-Files | Straits Times (The)
04 October 2016
Stephen Moore Completes Singapore Bike Quest
A New Zealander who set out two years ago to pedal his bike on every Singapore road – save those where cycling is not allowed – has finally completed his quest….
 
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Film & TV | New Zealand Herald
03 October 2016
No Caller ID Makes Hollywood’s Screamfest Lineup
Slasher film No Caller I.D., which was shot in one night and on a three-figure budget, has been accepted into Hollywood’s prestigious Screamfest…
 
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Film & TV | Vice
02 October 2016
What We Do In The Shadows – Mockumentary You Need to Watch
Kiwi mockumentary What We Do In The Shadows has been included in a list of mockumentaries you will need to watch in an…
 
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Obituaries | Guardian (The)
30 September 2016
Actor Terence Bayler Was Brian and so Was His Wife
Whanganui-born film, stage and television actor Terence Bayler, known notably for his collaborations with the Monty Python team, has died aged…
 
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Community/General | Global Times
02 October 2016
BMW to Help Build NZ’s Electric Vehicle “Highway”
German automaker BMW has partnered with national charging network Charge Net NZ to help “build an electric highway of fast-charging stations to…
 
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Innovation | Telegraph (The)
01 October 2016
NZ Researchers Decode First Electronic Song
Researchers from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand have managed to restore the first ever computer-generated piece of music, which was created by Alan Turing…
 
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Z-Files | Herald Sun
01 October 2016
Bali Dog Orphanage Volunteer loves Results
Ten years ago, New Zealander Alanah Dalton was holidaying in Ubud when a poster outside a shop front that said “I Love Bali Dogs” caught her eye. “I love animals…
 
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Business | CNBC
30 September 2016
Why Craig Cooper Invests in Adventure Sports
When New Zealand-born venture capitalist Craig Cooper isn’t rock climbing, meditating or writing for his men’s health blog The New Prime, he’s looking for the…
 
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Music | Wire (The)
29 September 2016
Fis Creating Eco-Conscious Electronics
“Before I was producing music electronically I was a drummer, and I really loved just trying to stop thinking and just play rhythm,” New Zealand-born producer Oliver Peryman aka Fis…
 
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Visual Arts | Daily Telegraph (The)
28 September 2016
Paul Shanta Dealing to Sydney’s Graffiti
New Zealand-born artist Paul Shanta has come up with a colourful solution to the bad graffiti problem littering the streetscapes of Sydney suburb Campsie. Shanta is offering…
 
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