#222: NZers rights in Australia, US Human Trafficking Report, Lydia Ko, Max Gimblett, Sandra Nunnerley, Peter Gordon + Wilderpeople and more ++

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Politics and Economics | Aljazeera
06 July 2016
New Zealanders and the Hypocrisy of Australian Democracy
The Australian 2016 election held a “bitter taste” for many New Zealanders living long-term in Australia, writes New Zealander Megan Anderson, a Melbourne journalist, discusses how. “Because none of us can vote,” Anderson writes. “There are an estimated 650,000 New…

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Politics and Economics | Stuff
05 July 2016
Report Exposes Human Trafficking Shortfalls
A United States report outlining New Zealand’s shortcomings in tackling human trafficking shows New Zealand is “oblivious and ignorant” about forced labour taking…
 
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Golf | ESPN
04 July 2016
Lydia Ko Cruises to 3rd Title of Season in Arkansas
Sparked by a stretch of four birdies in her first five holes at the NW Arkansas Championship, New Zealand world champion golfer Lydia Ko, 19…
 
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Arts | Where They Create
02 July 2016
Max Gimblett – Part of the Living History of Artists in NY
Max Gimblett is a “true maverick” and “part of the living history of artists in New York”, writes Australian…
 
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Taste | London Evening Standard
05 July 2016
Spotlight on Chef Peter Gordon and NZ Wines
The “Godfather of Fusion” New Zealand chef Peter Gordon talks to the London Evening Standard about the dishes and wines he’s been enjoying this week…
 
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Design | AFA News
01 July 2016
Sandra Nunnerley’s Serene Upper East Side Apartment
When Wellington-born interior designer Sandra Nunnerley became aware of two apartments in an Upper East Side building by the legendary New…
 
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New Zealand | Huffington Post
03 July 2016
Queenstown: A Town For All Seasons
No matter how “you first cap eyes on beautiful Queenstown – whether it is arriving by plane taking in the stunning views across Lake Wakatipu as your plane touches down amidst the surrounding…
 
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Film & TV | Los Angeles Times
29 June 2016
Wilderpeople Lavished with Praise in US
“Every once in a while, a small, unheralded film comes along, so smart and funny, such a pleasure to experience, you can’t believe your luck. Hunt for the Wilderpeople is such a…
 
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Politics and Economics | Washington Post (The)
05 July 2016
Comic Artist Roger Langridge Responds to Brexit
For days, Roger Langridge wrote, he was boiling with rage over the United Kingdom’s “stupid, stupid referendum result.” But then someone wrote to ask…
 
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Sport General | New Zealand Herald
04 July 2016
Sam Gaze Wins Mountain Bike World Title
Rio-bound Cambridge mountain biker Sam Gaze, 20, has made it a New Zealand double taking out the under-23 cross-country title at the UCI World Championships in the Czech…
 
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Film & TV | Movie News Guide
04 July 2016
Keisha Castle-Hughes Speechless When Cast Against Jaime Lannister
Kiwi actress Keisha Castle-Hughes, who plays Obara Sand in “Game Of Thrones”, said that she felt…
 
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Music | DIY Magazine
03 July 2016
Broods “I Think We’ve Become More Determined”
New Zealand duo Georgia and Caleb Nott, known as Broods, are back with “a more defiant record Conscious”, which is “concise…
 
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New Zealand | Matador Network
02 July 2016
Why New Zealand Should Be at the Top of Your Bucket List
New Zealand is one of the countries that find their way to the top of people’s bucket list again and again. In a post on travel…
 
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New Zealand | Conde Nast Traveler
01 July 2016
The World’s Clearest Waters
New Zealand’s Lake Pukaki has been listed #3 in a ranking of the world’s clearest waters published by Conde Nast Traveler. Lake Pukaki is the “largest of three near-parallel alpine lakes on New Zealand’s…
 
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Business | Yashili
01 July 2016
Yashili Production Plant Among Finalists at NZ Property Awards
Yashili New Zealand Dairy Company was named as a finalist in the MyTrends Industrial Property category at the New…
 
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Taste | Australian Financial Review
30 June 2016
How Basketball Makes Ben Shewry a Better Chef
Ben Shewry, the New Zealand-born chef and owner of award-winning Melbourne restaurant Attica, talks with the Australian Financial Review about his obsession with…
 
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New Zealand | Phuket News
30 June 2016
Architectural Wonder on NZ Cliff
“Hanging from a cliff on a mountainside 10 minutes from Queenstown is the jewel-like Jagged Edge, a rare undiscovered gem in the ultra-luxury private villa accommodation market in New Zealand,”…
 
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Agriculture | Irish Independent
30 June 2016
NZ Ireland Agribusiness Relationship Thriving
“It seems counterintuitive that an important market for Irish agriculture could also be a major competitor. But despite the great distance that separates them…
 
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Arts | Royal Academy
29 June 2016
Emma Bass Selected to Exhibit at The Summer Exhibition Royal Academy London
Kiwi photographer Emma Bass has been selected to exhibit her work at the…
 
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