EDGE #265: NZ Launches Into Space, Lorde on Rolling Stone, Len Lye in New Plymouth + Robert Oliver Fuses Pasifika Flavours ++ more

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From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 31 May 2017 | #265 | New York
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Science/Tech | Guardian (The)
29 May 2017
NZ Launches Into Space Race With 3D-Printed Rocket
Rocket Lab, a Silicon Valley-funded space launch company, has just launched the maiden flight of its battery-powered, 3D-printed rocket Electron from New Zealand’s remote Mahia Peninsula.

“Made it to space. Team delighted,” Rocket Lab said on its official…

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America’s Cup | Telegraph (The)
30 May 2017
Russell Coutts on Transforming the America’s Cup
Five times America’s Cup winner Sir Russell Coutts is nowadays working behind the scenes as chief executive of the America’s Cup Event Authority….
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Sport General | Nation Thailand (The)
29 May 2017
Alex Hunt Taking Tennis World by Storm
Though New Zealand-born Alex Hunt has only one arm it was enough for the 23-year-old to beat six players and make it to the main draw of the on-going Singha Classic in Bangkok,…
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News | Financial Express (The)
29 May 2017
New Zealand’s Bronze Māori Storehouse Destined For UN
“A significant cultural gift from Aotearoa New Zealand to the United Nations is a step closer with the unveiling of a bronze…
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Dance | Stuff
30 May 2017
Whangarei Highland Dancer off to Tattoo
Seventeen-year-old Whangarei student Shannon Vesey will be the only New Zealander to dance as part of the Tattoo Highland Dancers at this year’s Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on…
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Film & TV | Guardian (The)
31 May 2017
Jane Campion Says Cannes Needs All-Female Juries
New Zealander Jane Campion, 63, has just shown the full six hours of her new series, Top Of The Lake: China Girl to audiences at Cannes. At the festival,…
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Music | Rolling Stone
28 May 2017
Pop’s Outsider Lorde Covers Rolling Stone
In a cover story for Rolling Stone magazine, Lorde talks about growing up in the spotlight following her hit debut Pure Heroine, and why her new Melodrama, out on 16 June, is…
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Arts | Minimalissimo Magazine
28 May 2017
Fallon Falloff Bowls Featured in Minimalissimo
Hayden Martis’ Fallon Falloff Bowl collections have been featured in Minimalissimo Magazine as “a beautiful addition to any considered…
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Fashion | Vogue
27 May 2017
Emilia Wickstead’s Wedding Style Advice
As New Zealand born, London-based designer Emilia Wickstead launches her 10-piece bridal collection, Vogue’s news editor Lauren Milligan asks for her top wedding style tips,…
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Theatre | Daily Review
30 May 2017
Hayden Tee Leaves West End for Sydney Stint
New Zealand-born musical theatre performer Hayden Tee has been playing the role of Javert in Les Misérables since 2014, first as part of the Australian cast, then on an…
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New Zealand | Weekly Review (The)
26 May 2017
5 Reasons to Visit Bay Of Islands New Zealand
There are plenty of activities – both adrenaline-filled and calm – in New Zealand’s Bay of Islands – “an area rich in history and culture” with…
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Science/Tech | CBS News
26 May 2017
Quake Scientists Make Surprising Find Underground
When Victoria University of Wellington researchers drilled deep into Alpine Fault, they stumbled upon a discovery they say could provide a significant…
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New Zealand | Financial Times
25 May 2017
New Plymouth Firmly on the Cultural Map
“[Len] Lye’s story might well have slipped into obscurity had his 18,000-item archive not ended up in a small seaside city on the west coast of New Zealand’s North Island,”…
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Music | Clare Barrett Rousseau
27 May 2017
Introducing Rousseau’s Dark Pop Identity
Independently released in April, Wellingtonian Clare Barrett Rousseau’s debut EP hello, i know you’re busy “is the ideal entrance, introducing the many shades of…
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Music | Elle Magazine
25 May 2017
Lorde is ELLE’s Dior Cover Girl
In the news yet again this week, just ahead of the release of her long-awaited second album Melodrama, Auckland-born mega star Lorde, 20, dresses up in a Dior jumpsuit for the cover of ELLE’s June…
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Music | Guardian (The)
24 May 2017
Aldous Harding’s Songs Won’t Be Pinned Down
Aldous Harding, 26, shies away from explaining the quiet, cryptic, utterly arresting songs on Party, her second album and first American release. Harding, who…
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Travel | YouTube
26 May 2017
Hiking NZ with Drone
See New Zealand’s stunning peaks in this clip filmed in Glenorchy and Queenstown, South Island by adventure channel ‘Man And Drone’. Watch it here.
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Taste | Fiji Times (The)
26 May 2017
Chef Robert Oliver Fuses Pasifika Flavours
A New Zealander who was raised in Fiji and Samoa, celebrity chef Robert Oliver has developed restaurants in New York, Miami, Las Vegas and Sydney. His new Auckland…
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Medicine/Health | Australian (The)
24 May 2017
Hamish MacDonald’s Healthy Approach to Data
The days of haphazardly following a GP’s advice will be over if New Zealander Hamish MacDonald’s health app The Diary has its way, The Australian…
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