#219: All Blacks, Majestic Glaciers, Niki Caro, Stephen Jennings, Connan Mockasin, Damien Wilkins and more ++

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From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 15 June 2016 | #219 | New York
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Rugby | Fox Sports
13 June 2016
World Champion All Blacks Beat Wales
New Zealand’s All Blacks have beaten Wales 39-21 in the first test at Eden Park on Saturday, as reported in Fox Sports. The win “was achieved by a team beginning a new era after the retirements of six of its most experienced players, including former captain Richie…

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New Zealand | Vice
15 June 2016
Gorgeous Aerial Shots over NZ’s Majestic Glaciers
For their weekly “First-Person Shooter” column, VICE magazine shipped a couple of cameras across the globe to Josh, a helicopter pilot in New…
 
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Sport General | Edmonton Journal
14 June 2016
Stuart Erskine Completes Seven Summits Challenge
New Zealand-born adventurer Stuart Erskine has joined an elite group of mountaineers to complete the Seven Summits challenge – climbing the highest…
 
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Community/General | Uinta County Herald
14 June 2016
Rob Cope Thumbing His Way Across US with a Fridge
People travel across the United States in several different ways; some by bus, plane or car – some even hitchhike their way from place to place. But…
 
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Film & TV | Independent (The)
14 June 2016
Marvel-lous Opportunity for Niki Caro
New Zealand independent director Niki Caro is one of two frontrunners to oversee Captain Marvel, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The other possibility to helm the film is Australian…
 
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Visual Arts | Brisbane Times
13 June 2016
Julia DeVille’s Taxidermied Chicks Wins Prize
Melbourne-based, New Zealand-born artist and jeweller Julia DeVille has received the A$30,000 Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize, which was presented to her…
 
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Business | New Cities Foundation
13 June 2016
Building Africa’s New Cities
Rendeavour, helmed by New Zealand businessman Stephen Jennings, has taken on the challenge of building new urban landscapes across Africa. Jennings shared insights into the vast opportunities in Africa and…
 
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New Zealand | Daily Telegraph (The)
12 June 2016
NZ’s New South Island Mountain Bike Tour
A new bike tour on New Zealand’s South Island “is taking intrepid cyclists to mountainous hideaways so remote that their luggage has to be flown in by helicopter,” as…
 
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Business | Guardian (The)
12 June 2016
Auckland Start-Up Cleans Up Post Part Mess
New Zealand founded start-up Morning-After Maids, “has been inundated with requests for their services, from home and abroad,” as reported in an article in The…
 
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Music | Guardian (The)
11 June 2016
Connan Mockasin Joins Big Lineup at Meltdown
New Zealand musician Connan Mockasin joins Elbow frontman Guy Garvey’s Meltdown festival – in a lineup which includes Femi Kuti, Laura Marling and Howe Gelb…
 
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Writers | Daily Mail
11 June 2016
Author Damien Wilkins’ Novel Max Gate Tantalises
Lower Hutt-born author Damien Wilkins’ “surprising” novel Max Gate, which explores the question of why novelist Thomas Hardy’s body was buried…
 
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Film & TV | Australian (The)
10 June 2016
Andrew Dominik Helms New Nick Cave Doco
In conjunction with forthcoming Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds album Skeleton Tree, Wellington-born director Andrew Dominik, 48, has made a documentary, One More Time With Feeling,…
 
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Arts | YouTube
10 June 2016
Emilia Wickstead – Air New Zealand Inspiring Voices
Have you ever wondered how Emilia Wickstead started her business? Watch this #Inspiring Voices clip by Air New Zealand to find out. Emilia…
 
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