#195: Where to Find the Best Meat Pies in NZ

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From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 21 December 2015 | #195 | New York
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Taste | Lucky Peach
21 December 2015
Where to Find the Best Meat Pies in NZ
“The mystical New Zealand of contemporary cinema is replete with hobbits and talking trees. But the real New Zealand is rich with leaf-lard crusts containing the unctuous delights of braised mutton, minced beef, and poached fish,” American Tom Lax writes in a…

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Taste | Lucky Peach
20 December 2015
Bruce Russell’s Plum Sauce a Breakfast Charmer
Back in March 1992 in Port Chalmers, Dunedin, The Dead C vocalist Bruce Russell and his wife Kate McRae entertained Siltbreeze record label owner Tony Lax…
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Visual Arts | Guardian (The)
20 December 2015
Louis Schulz One of Turner Prize-Winning Assemble
A collective of 18 young architects called Assemble – one of whom is New Zealander Louis Schulz – has become the first group of “non-artists”,…
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Z-Files | Daily Mail
19 December 2015
Charlie Smith Trades in Wedding for Dream Sail
Former ITV weather presenter and model New Zealander Charlie Smith, 27, and her fiancé, who goes by the name, Captain, 34, made the choice to sell their house…
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Taste | Lucky Peach
19 December 2015
Where Chef Margot Henderson and Family Dine
New Zealander Margot Henderson, chef of London’s beloved Rochelle Canteen lets Lucky Peach magazine in on the south London spot, Canton Arms where she and her family…
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Wine | Los Angeles Times
18 December 2015
On the Waiheke Wine Trail
When you land in New Zealand, the wine is closer than you think according to Lori Rackl, a freelance journalist writing for the Los Angeles Times. Rackl begins her vineyard tour on Waiheke Island to visit some of the 20…
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Visual Arts | Buckingham Today
18 December 2015
Mark King Photographs the Pristine Pre-Railway
New Zealand-born photographer Mark King, 41, has used state-of-the-art lasers to show how a controversial planned high-speed railway in the UK will cut through…
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Music | YouTube
17 December 2015
I’ll Be Home for Christmas – Gannon / Huff – The Graduate Choir NZ
Listen to the angelic voices of The Graduate Choir New Zealand as they sing “I’ll Be Home for…
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Golf | ESPN
17 December 2015
Marvel Gives Lydia Ko Comic Book Treatment
Lydia Ko, 18, might as well be a super hero, according to Korea Times correspondent Brian Han. That’s why Marvel teamed up with ESPN to give the New Zealand golf champion…
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Rugby | ESPN
17 December 2015
Richie McCaw Set for Adventure Race
Recently-retired All Blacks captain Richie McCaw will test his outdoor skills in the GODZone – a 550km adventure race in early April 2016 – alongside NZ Rugby Players Association chief executive…
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Film & TV | Los Angeles Times
16 December 2015
Brain-Eating Rose McIver Owns TV Role
New Zealander Rose McIver, star of iZombie, one of the Los Angeles Times’ best new television shows of 2015, is “incognito as a coroner’s assistant, find[ing] the space between…
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Travel | YouTube
16 December 2015
Santa’s Workshop – Air New Zealand Christmas Surprise
Air New Zealand and Santa Claus work together to create some Christmas miracles this season. One aircraft hangar, a lot of…
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Fashion | Business of Fashion (The)
16 December 2015
Karen Walker Hits The Slopes
A surprise return to snowboarding has prompted New Zealand designer Karen Walker to reconsider the beauty of old-school ski suits.

Last winter, Walker’s seven-year-old daughter convinced her to strap into a…

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Science/Tech | UPI
15 December 2015
New Zealand Joins Geothermal Alliance
New Zealand has joined the Global Geothermal Alliance at the U.N. climate conference in Paris.

“As the world transitions towards a lower carbon future, the increased demand for…

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Visual Arts | MakeUp Magazine
15 December 2015
Weta Partners With Te Papa for Larger-Than-Life Exhibit
“From the battlefield to the hospital ship, attendees get a unique look at the battle of Gallipoli with the Gallipoli: The Scale of…
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X Files | YouTube
15 December 2015
Christchurch Christmas Light Show
Have a look at Christchurch’s Christmas Light show by Carl & Maureen from RockinLights Ltd. They have put on another great show with some new characters, displays and music to make this even better…
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