#213: Team NZ win in NY, Bianca Andrew London Song Prize, Helen Clark’s UN campaign ++ more

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From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 11 May 2016 | #213 | New York
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America’s Cup | Daily Mail
09 May 2016
Team New Zealand Win in New York
“Emirates Team New Zealand grabbed a dramatic victory in the final race of the America’s Cup World Series New York on Sunday to maintain their overall lead in the America’s Cup preliminary circuit,” as reported in an article in The Daily Mail.
Team New Zealand…

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Music | Independent (The)
11 May 2016
Bianca Andrew Wins London Song Prize
Wellington-born mezzo-soprano Bianca Andrew, 26, has won the Ferrier Loveday Song Prize for her performance of Hugo Alfvén’s “Skogen sover” and Hugo Wolf’s “Nimmersatte Liebe”….
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Rugby | Observer (The)
10 May 2016
Dan Carter Helps French Club into Cup Final
Dan Carter has rebuilt himself again, helping French club Racing 92 to the Champions Cup final on 14 May and proving the pain of rehab is worth enduring for continued…
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Politics and Economics | Guardian (The)
10 May 2016
Helen Clark Launches Campaign to Lead UN
New Zealand’s former prime minister Helen Clark has begun her campaign to become the first woman to lead the United Nations, saying in Paris that, “peace really matters to…
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Music | Strad (The)
10 May 2016
Violinist Amalia Hall Wins Young Artists Comp
Auckland violinist Amalia Hall, 27, has won the Tunbridge Wells International Young Concert Artists Competition, taking both the string section and the overall…
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Rugby | Wales Online
09 May 2016
Stunning NZ Super Rugby Stats Send Ominous Warning to Opponents
Many believe that New Zealand “are as vulnerable as ever this summer,” after having lost their faction of…
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Film & TV | Hollywood Reporter
08 May 2016
Taika Waititi Proves to Be Box-Office Gold in NZ
“Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi rules the box office in his homeland of New Zealand,” writes Pip Bulbeck for The Hollywood Reporter.
Two of…
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New Zealand | Canada Free Press
08 May 2016
Slow Travel in New Zealand
“To really get to know New Zealand, you have to do less and take in more,” according to an article in Canada Free Press. “If you want a rush, there’s no place better on the planet. But if you want to get off the…
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Sport General | ESPN
07 May 2016
The Untold Story of Steven Adams
When Thunder center Steven Adams arrived at his first NBA training camp, he knew virtually nothing about the NBA. There was a lot of shrugging and no deference when he started playing, which unnerved a…
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Watersports | Brisbane Times (The)
07 May 2016
Free Diver Sets Two World Records in Three Days
Free-diver William Trubridge “has now gone deeper than any unassisted free-diver before by breaking his own world record – twice in less than 72 hours”,…
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New Zealand | Travel Pulse
07 May 2016
An Epic New Zealand Road Trip
There’s a lot to see in New Zealand. Shannon Ullman shared the highlights of her three month road trip itinerary with Travel Pulse.
Auckland is a great place to start a road trip. It’s one of the easiest…
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Community/General | Guardian (The)
06 May 2016
NZ Police Officers Release ‘Running Man’ Video
“The New Zealand police force has released a video of officers doing the “running man” dance and issued a challenge to other forces around the world to…
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Film & TV | Indiegogo
06 May 2016
Notes to Eternity – Impressive and Affecting
A meditation on the Israel-Palestine conflict, the documentary feature film notes to eternity, directed and produced by New Zealander Sarah Cordery, centers on the…
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New Zealand | Daily Mail
06 May 2016
Stunning Pictures Capture Best Aerial Views of NZ
“Airplane passengers have taken to social media to share some of the country’s most spectacular images from up in the air,” writes Alisha Buaya in…
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Dance | New Zealand Herald
05 May 2016
Off Stage with Rihanna Tour Dancer Lance Savali
Wellingtonian Lance Savali, 24, is a back-up dancer for pop queen Rihanna’s Anti World Tour, which will take him around the US and Europe.
This latest…
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Travel | YouTube
05 May 2016
Logan Dodds: KiwiDaze 2016 #MyKiwiOE
Watch this new Air New Zealand clip featuring Kiwi plumber Logan Dodds and Trent Nattrass exploring their own backyard in New Zealand.
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Z-Files | Guardian (The)
05 May 2016
Book Returned to Epsom Library 67 Years Late
A woman has brought back Myths and Legends of Maoriland by AW Reed to an Auckland library 67 years after it was due to be returned.
The book was checked out by a…
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Rugby | New York Times (The)
05 May 2016
Mils Muliaina to Kick off in American PRO League
Helping kick start American rugby is former New Zealand fullback Mils Muliaina who played 100 tests for the All Blacks and who will play for San Francisco…
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Film & TV | People Magazine
04 May 2016
Game of Thrones Star Joseph Naufahu Never Loses
Game of Thrones star, New Zealand-born Joseph Naufahu, 38, talks with People magazine about the problems of speaking Dothraki, and about fighting in his…
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