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

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From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 09 March 2016 | #204 | New York
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Cricket | Guardian (The)
03 March 2016
New Zealand cricket great Martin Crowe
New Zealand Cricket Great Martin Crowe has died at the age of 53. His family in Auckland announced his death in a statement.

“It is with heavy hearts that the family of Martin Crowe, MBE advise his death,” said the statement.

The former Black Caps captain had…

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Fashion | New York (Magazine)
02 March 2016
Michael Ashton is Adele’s Right-Hand Man
The source of Adele’s elusively perfect cat-eye swoosh is her longtime makeup artist and hairstylist New Zealander Michael Ashton, who has worked with Louise Roe, Hilary…
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Te Ao Maori | Daily Mail
06 March 2016
Ta Moko – Traditional Maori Face and Body Tattoos
The Daily Mail has featured a number of black and white photos, which were taken by possibly the first New Zealand female professional…
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Community/General | Otago Daily Times
02 March 2016
Professor Roger Clark Nominated for Nobel Prize
New Zealand-born Professor Roger Clark, a public international law, human rights and criminal law scholar, has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize in…
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Business | Xinhua News
06 March 2016
New Zealand, Chinese Telecom Firms Sign Pacific-Wide Internet Agreement
Spark and China Telecom Global have signed a deal to boost Internet traffic between…
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New Zealand | Singapore Weekender
08 March 2016
The Best Places To Visit in New Zealand
With its picturesque landscapes, and multiple UNESCO World Heritage sites and natural wonders New Zealand has something to offer travellers of all interests whether you’re into a…
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Legends | YouTube
07 March 2016
Maurice Wilkins on X-Rays
In this short video, Maurice Wilkins explains how x-rays work with atoms. Maurice Wilkins was a New Zealand-born English physicist and molecular biologist, and Nobel Laureate whose research contributed to the scientific…
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Science/Tech | Tucson News Now
03 March 2016
Mike Anstis Flies for Rain over Middle East Desert
At a remote airstrip outside Abu Dhabi, New Zealand-born pilot Mike Anstis is setting off to do something most would consider impossible in a desert….
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Taste | Independent (The)
07 March 2016
New Zealand’s Food and Drink Make It A Land of Plenty
With their “Zingy “sauv blanc”, rich flat-white coffee and citrusy hops which now flavours British craft beers, “Kiwis have been making…
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Taste | Australian (The)
03 March 2016
Paul Barron Has Hand in Parisian Coffee Revolution
There’s a lot to love about Paris’s cafe culture, everything bar the coffee, according to the Australian’s travel writer Christine McCabe. But…
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Business | Sydney Morning Herald (The)
05 March 2016
Timelio’s Charlotte Petris Helping Small Grow
Large superannuation funds are preparing to enter the invoice financing market via the award-winning fintech start-up Timelio, which has created a…
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Visual Arts | Sydney Morning Herald (The)
05 March 2016
Francis Upritchard’s Forlorn Figures Test Empathy
New Zealand born Francis Upritchard’s exhibition Jealous Saboteurs is on at Monash University’s Museum of Art (MUMA) in Melbourne. Robert…
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New Zealand | Huffington Post (The)
07 March 2016
9 Can’t Miss New Zealand Experiences
New Zealand is known for its beauty and many diverse activities. Jenn Brown shares her personal ‘Can’t Miss Experiences’.

Bungee Jump in Queenstown

According to Brown, Bungee…

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Watersports | Guardian (The)
04 March 2016
Scottish Coastal Rowing New Zealand Style
“A fleet of St Ayles skiffs travelled to Motuora Island nature reserve to participate in the most ambitious coastal rowing event to date: a 15-day rowing and sailing…
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Music | Irish News (The)
04 March 2016
Ulster Orchestra Welcomes New MD Richard Wigley
Former artistic manager at the Netherlands Symphony Orchestra and BBC Philharmonic boss, New Zealander Richard Wigley, 55, is the new managing director of the…
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Travel | YouTube
03 March 2016
Piha Beach Auckland Timelapse
Watch this beautiful timelapse video of Piha beach located in Auckland, New Zealand. The timelapse taken with GX8 at 1 second intervals.
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