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

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From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 27 April 2016 | #211 | New York
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Community/General | TVNZ
27 April 2016
Antarctic Meteorologist Receives Polar Award
Auckland-born meteorologist Agnieszka Fryckowska has received the prestigious Polar Award for her service with the British Antarctic Survey, joining the ranks of Sir Edmund Hillary and Sir Ernest Shackleton.

Fryckowska was flown from her home in Antarctica to…

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Nature | Guardian (The)
26 April 2016
Kakapo Conservationists Celebrate Breeding Success
The kakapo, the world’s heaviest parrot, a critically endangered bird that only lives in a remote part of New Zealand, has had its most successful…
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Business | Forbes
26 April 2016
NZ Adopts Jet And Battery Power For Buses
“When it comes to reducing energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, we’re increasingly hitting the law of diminishing returns when it comes to cars and other light…
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New Zealand | Huffington Post
26 April 2016
New Zealand’s Everest – Mount Cook
With its 12,218ft, Mount Cook is not only the highest mountain in New Zealand, but also one of its most striking assets, which attracts climbers, mountaineers and tourists…
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Film & TV | TNT Magazine
25 April 2016
Kiwi Film to Premiere at Sci-Fi London Film Festival
New Zealand feature film This Giant Papier Mache Boulder Is Actually Really Heavy (short Boulder) will premiere at the Sci-Fi London Film…
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New Zealand | PrivateFly
25 April 2016
Queenstown Airport Approach Voted Third Most Scenic
The approach into Queenstown airport has been voted the third most scenic in PrivateFly’s annual Scenic Airport Poll.

“The views of the…

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New Zealand | SportBusiness
24 April 2016
Auckland Wins Best Medium Sports City at Sports Cities Awards
Auckland has been named the best medium sports city (1.3m to 3m) at the Ultimate Sports Cities Awards 2016 held in…
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Sport | OTEX World
24 April 2016
Pool Sharpshooter Rocky Lane Signed By OTEX World Corp
New Zealander and professional pool player Rocky Lane, the all-time Fastest American Pool Speed Jump Shooter in the world, has been…
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Community/General | ABC News
24 April 2016
New Zealand Photographer Documents Children Growing Up Without Modern Electronics
New Zealand mother Niki Boon, who raises her children…
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Film & TV | Washington Post (The)
23 April 2016
Getting into Character with Cliff Curtis
Cliff Curtis wasn’t the first choice to play Genesis Potini, admits Dark Horse director James Napier Robertson, who was in Washington recently to promote the film to US…
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Taste | Vogue
23 April 2016
Margot Henderson’s Fish Recipe Makes Luncheon
“London’s most cherished chef” New Zealander Margot Henderson offers up the very first meal she ever cooked for her now husband, the celebrated British…
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Business | Financial Times
23 April 2016
GoPro Poaches Apple’s Design Man Danny Coster
California-based action camera manufacturing company GoPro has poached a member of Sir Jonathan Ive’s design team at Apple, New Zealander Danny Coster, who…
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Politics | YouTube
22 April 2016
Helen Clark stands for UN Secretary-General
Watch the press conference held at the New Zealand Mission in New York with Helen Clark standing for the role of United Nations Secretary-General. The United Nations…
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Community/General | Sydney Morning Herald (The)
22 April 2016
Kiwis in Australia Still Treated Like Second-Class Citizens
“There has long been anger among New Zealanders at being treated like second-class citizens in Australia,” writes…
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Agriculture | CRIENGLISH.com
22 April 2016
Yashili Unveils New Zealand-Made Infant Formula
New Zealand based dairy giant Yashili has launched its premium New Zealand-made infant formula on the local market on Thursday. The product is available in…
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Visual Arts | Cairns Post (The)
22 April 2016
Greg Semu Exhibit Celebrates Pacific Cultures
A new photographic exhibition by New Zealand-born Greg Semu on at Cairns Regional Gallery celebrates the tradition and culture of Pacific nations and challenges…
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Fashion | Daily Mail
21 April 2016
Michael Ashton Reveals Adele Eyeliner Flick Secret
Adele’s make-up artist New Zealander Michael Ashton has revealed the secret of how to recreate her Sixties-inspired look at home in a new YouTube…
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Business | Bank of China
21 April 2016
Bank of China New Zealand Signs Agreement with Immigration NZ
Bank of China (New Zealand) Limited has signed a partnership arrangement with Immigration New Zealand, which will…
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Fashion | Outside Magazine
21 April 2016
Outside Magazine Fancies New Icebreaker Range
New Zealand garment manufacturer Icebreaker get the Outside Magazine endorsement, their new MerinoLoft insulation “coveted” by the…
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