#220: NZ incarceration culture; NZ World’s 4th Most Peaceful Country; Kevin Roberts 64 Shots; William Trubridge; Loveblock wine + Jack Lovelock and more ++

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From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 24 June 2016 | #220 | New York
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Community/General | Aljazeera
21 June 2016
Aljazeera Investigates Behind the Wire
New Zealand has one of the highest incarceration rates in the Western world, and more than half of the prison population is Maori. Aljazeera journalist Aaron Smale goes inside to find out why and discovers that it is a reflection of our country’s deeper…

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Community/General | Vision Of Humanity
18 June 2016
New Zealand Ranked 4th Most Peaceful Country
New Zealand has been ranked the fourth most peaceful country in the 2016 Global Peace Index, produced by the Institute for Economics and Peace. It was identified as…
 
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Arts | Some/Things Magazine
20 June 2016
Jono Rotman’s Mongrel Mob Portraits
Photographer Jono Rotman’s most recent series “Mongrel Mob Portraits” – “depicts a unique vein in the tissue of New Zealand society, bringing up questions about national…
 
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Sport | NZEdge
16 June 2016
Jack Lovelock, 1500 Metres Final, Berlin Olympics 1936
Jack Lovelock’s world-record victory in the 1,500 metres at the 1936 Berlin Olympics is a high point of New Zealand inspiration…
 
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New Zealand | Daily Mail
21 June 2016
NZ #1 Destination on UK Travellers’ Wish list
New Zealand has been identified the most popular destination on UK travellers’ wish lists in an analysis of government data and a survey of more than 2,000…
 
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Watersports | Outside Magazine
17 June 2016
Freediver William Trubridge Gets Deep
American publication Outside Magazine recently caught up with world record-holding freediver New Zealander William Trubridge from his home in the Bahamas, where he runs a diving school…
 
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Society | Forbes
17 June 2016
The Radical Optimist: Kevin Roberts On How To Lead In A Crazy World
Kevin Roberts, chairman at Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide and head coach at Publicis Groupe,…
 
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Z-Files | Japan Times (The)
22 June 2016
Dunedin Skipper Hokkaido Tour Drawcard
Canal tours led by 35-year-old New Zealander Brad McIvor along the Otaru Canal are one of Hokkaido city’s most popular tourist attractions, according to the Japan Times…
 
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Motorsports | New York Times (The)
21 June 2016
Earl Bamber Driving His Own Way
Earl Bamber grew up on a hunting-safari farm in Jerusalem on the Whanganui River, where he was home-schooled by his mother until he was 8. He liked to entertain himself by driving around the farm with…
 
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Taste | Herts Advertiser (The)
20 June 2016
Butcher’s Bangers Win Gold in UK
Originally a butcher in Rotorua, Karl Jelley has set up shop in the British town of Harpenden and is winning accolades for his sausages, and despite offering judges an over-sizzled sausage in a…
 
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New Zealand | Huffington Post
19 June 2016
Wellington Airport – One of The World’s Coolest Airports
Wellington Airport has been featured as one of the coolest airports of the world in an article in Huffington Post…
 
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New Zealand | Travel + Leisure
19 June 2016
In New Zealand, Food Is as Dramatic and Diverse as its Scenery
“On the South Island of New Zealand, just about anything grows—and a group of inspired chefs and winemakers…
 
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Community/General | Daily Mail
19 June 2016
Kiwi Family Turn Bus Into House Bus to Travel Full-Time
After being trapped during the Christchurch earthquake, New Zealand couple Andy and Amber Cleverley ditched their house for a house…
 
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Visual Arts | Sydney Morning Herald (The)
18 June 2016
Greg Semu Restages Colonial Raft Art with Actors
In a new exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) called, The Raft of the Tagata Pasifika (People of the Pacific), Auckland-born photographer…
 
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News | Daily Meal
18 June 2016
Loveblock Makes New Zealand Wines with Heart & Soul
“A conversation with Loveblock winery founder Erica Crawford reminds you that love isn’t just an emotion – it can be a catalyst for creating…
 
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Visual Arts | Daily Mail
17 June 2016
Glowworm Images Capture Caves Illuminated in Blue
British photographer Shaun Jeffers spent up to eight hours submerged in cold water to capture the tranquil and illuminated blue scenes at Ruakuri Cave…
 
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Music | Guardian (The)
16 June 2016
Ladyhawke Back with Vibrantly Glam Wild Things
“In 2016, when pop has never sounded moodier or more austere, Ladyhawke [aka Pip Brown] continues to operate outside of the norm, her [new] album [Wild Things…
 
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News | News OK
16 June 2016
NZ Artist Spray-Paints Steven Adams Mural in Downtown Oklahoma City
Famed New Zealand graphic artist Graham Hoete, known as Mr G, has spray-painted a huge mural of…
 
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Music | St. Louis Post-Dispatch
15 June 2016
SLSO Appoints Gemma New As Resident Conductor
“The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra has announced the appointment of resident conductor Gemma New, originally of New Zealand,” as reported in an article on St….
 
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