EDGE #245: Bill English NZ’s New Prime Minister, Magical Moana, Joseph Parker Boxing Champ + Keisha Castle-Hughes in Manifesto ++ more

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News | Telegraph (The)
12 December 2016
Bill English is NZ’s New Prime Minister
“New Zealand’s ruling National Party appointed Bill English as the country’s new prime minister on Monday following last week’s shock resignation of his predecessor John Key,” as reported in an article in The Telegraph. Paula Bennett was named as deputy prime…

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Sport | Forbes
13 December 2016
Joseph Parker Takes Out WBO Heavyweight Championship
Joseph Parker won the WBO Heavyweight Championship against Andy Ruiz by means of a majority decision on Saturday night, as reported by Brian…
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Travel & Tourism | Daily Mail
13 December 2016
Air New Zealand Best Premium Economy
Air New Zealand has topped the Premium Economy category in AirlineRatings.com airline ratings, as reported in the Daily Mail. The airline also came second in the business class…
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Film & TV | Comicbook.com
12 December 2016
Moana – A Magical Addition to Disney’s Collection
“Moana is both a revival of the Disney classic and a bold step away from their time honored tales,” writes Meredith Placko in a review for…
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Nature | Wired
11 December 2016
New Zealand, the Kardashians, and the Battle to Control Manuka Honey
“Kourtney Kardashian hawks its health benefits. Counterfeiters and chemists labor to unlock…
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Ads | YouTube
13 December 2016
Air New Zealand Presents Summer Wonderland
Air New Zealand presents Summer Wonderland – watch their new video featuring a festive song specially created for the Southern Hemisphere.
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Architecture | Treehugger
10 December 2016
Thinking Outside the Accom Box
New Zealander Shane Blind has created a novel micro-house out of a 6m shipping container that has a couple of pop-outs at its centre, allowing him to get around the problem of…
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Theatre | West Australian (The)
09 December 2016
It’s Cal Wilson’s Line
When it comes to improvised comedy, Cal Wilson, 46, is no rookie, Vanessa Williams writes for the West Australian. Having built a solid stand-up career over the past 19 years, the Christchurch-born, Melbourne-based…
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Travel & Tourism | India.com
09 December 2016
Cathedral Cove and Waitomo Caves Must Visits
New Zealand’s Cathedral Cove and Waitomo Caves have been included in a list of 20 amazing places you need to visit at least once in your lifetime, reports Dilip…
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Community/General | Guardian (The)
08 December 2016
New Zealand’s Secret Santa Matches Social Media Strangers
“A New Zealand-wide secret Santa in which complete strangers send each other gifts in the post has had a bumper season,…
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Film & TV | Daily Telegraph
08 December 2016
Michala Banas Gets Her Bogan On
Acclaimed actor Wellington-born Michala Banas, 38, had never been to a speedway before being cast as foul-mouthed and tough as nails Amber in the hit ABC comedy Upper Middle Bogan.”That world was…
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Film & TV | Deadline
07 December 2016
Keisha Castle-Hughes in Negotiations for FBI Crime-Drama ‘Manifesto’
New Zealand actress Keisha Castle-Hughes is in negotiations for Discovery…
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Film | YouTube
09 December 2016
The Rehearsal – Trailer
Watch the trailer of ‘The Rehearsal’ – an adaptation of Eleanor Catton’s debut novel, which was directed by Alison Maclean and was one of two Kiwi films that was screened at the Toronto Film Festival 2016.
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