EDGE #240: World’s Most Prosperous Country, Downside NZ’s Manuka Honey Industry, Jake Millar’s Unfiltered, Sarah Perry’s Secret + Hiking in New Zealand and more ++

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From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 09 November 2016 | #240 | New York
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Society | Business Insider
08 November 2016
New Zealand The World’s Most Prosperous Country
New  Zealand  has topped the Legatum Institute’s 10th annual global Prosperity Index, “a huge survey that ranks the most prosperous countries in the world,” writes Will Martin in an article for Business Insider.

“Officially the most prosperous country on…

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Rugby | Telegraph (The)
07 November 2016
Ireland End New Zealand’s Record Streak
It was “a great result for Ireland. And an even better one for New Zealand,” writes Mick Cleary for the Telegraph after Ireland beat the New Zealand All Blacks 40 to…
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Community/General | Guardian (The)
08 November 2016
Downside to NZ’s Booming Manuka Honey Industry
The global craze for manuka, highly valued for its medicinal properties, has created a gold rush in rural New Zealand that some believe is rapidly…
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Film & TV | CBC News
07 November 2016
Filmmaker Gregory King’s UFO Wins in Toronto
New Zealand-born director Gregory King has won Best Short Drama for his 2014 film UFO at this year’s imagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts Festival held in…
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Politics and Economics | Daily Mail
05 November 2016
Economy Milks Clamour for Middle Earth
Peter Jackson’s Lord Of The Rings and Hobbit series have proved to be as precious to New Zealand’s economy as any magical ring with millions flocking to the country for a glimpse of…
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Business | Forbes
07 November 2016
Jake Millar’s ‘Unfiltered’ Interviews With Business Leaders
21-year-old Jake Millar from New Zealand is turning his passion for business education into an empire, reports Shawn…
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Business | Business Insider
05 November 2016
Rod Drury: “London’s Fintech Scene Is ‘World Class'”
Rod Drury, “the CEO of £1.4 billion accountancy software giant Xero says London is a world leader in fintech — financial…
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Business | Motto
04 November 2016
Sarah Perry’s Secret to Balancing Motherhood and Career
Sarah Perry, CEO of SnapComms, an award-winning internal communications software company, shares what helped her to balance…
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New Zealand | St. Louis Post-Dispatch
06 November 2016
Comfortable Culture Amid Breathtaking Landscape
Cruising Milford Sound is one of the most iconic activities in New Zealand. Susan Hegger, who wrote about her trip in an article for the St. Louis…
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Buzzfeed
06 November 2016
Best Places To Hike In New Zealand
As the New Zealand summer is quickly approaching, people from all over the world flock to New Zealand. A guest post on Buzzfeed lists some amazing places to go hiking in New Zealand.There are…
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Taste | Gourmet Traveller (The)
04 November 2016
Ben Shewry Culinary Game Changer
Chef and owner of “list-topping, award-gathering” Melbourne restaurant Attica, New Zealand-born Ben Shewry, has been named one of Gourmet Traveller’s “50 Most Influential People in…
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Education | Montana State University
04 November 2016
Fulbright Scholar Matthew Stott in Yellowstone
New Zealand Fulbright scholar microbiologist Matthew Stott, 41, is spending four months studying microbes that live under extreme conditions in Yellowstone…
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Fashion | Adweek
09 November 2016
New Zealand Fashion Magazine Lands Naomi Campbell
Naomi Campbell will feature in New Zealand magazine Remix December “ICONS” issue, as reported in Adweek.”I sent Naomi a copy of Remix through…
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Visual Arts | Blouinartinfo
08 November 2016
Greg Semu Exhibition on at SCAF in Sydney
Auckland-born curator and independent indigenous researcher Greg Semu is the featured artist in an exhibition on at Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation (SCAF) in…
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Writers | New York Review of Books
03 November 2016
Gunn Returns to the Bush
Award-winning novelist and short story writer Kirsty Gunn returns to the New Zealand of her childhood in Going Bush (Sylph Editions) and My Katherine Mansfield Project (New York Review Books). Gunn, who lives in London and…
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Music | Herald Scotland
03 November 2016
What Sets Conductor Holly Mathieson Apart
Several factors set Holly Mathieson apart, according to the Herald Scotland. Mathieson, 35, who has just made her debut as assistant conductor of the Royal Scottish National…
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