EDGE #286: Kiwis in Spotlights: Lessons from NZ on Fiscal Discipline, Emirates Team NZ, Neil Finn + Peter Jackson’s Mortal Engines ++ more

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Politics and Economics | Financial Times
17 October 2017
Lessons from New Zealand on Fiscal Discipline
“New Zealand and the UK are both regarded as pioneers in the use of a more modern system of accounting – accrual accounting, a method that records revenues and expenses when they are incurred – for the public finances. But the way the procedure is used in the two…

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Media | Australian Financial Review
16 October 2017
John Clarke Remembered by Popular Radio Host
New Zealander John Clarke was “adored and admired” by the host of 3AW breakfast radio, Ross Stevenson, who dominates Australia’s most competitive radio market,…
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America’s Cup | Sailing World
15 October 2017
Emirates Team NZ Stole the Show in Bermuda
“With greater ingenuity, a faster platform, and the determination to bring the America’s Cup back to Auckland, Emirates Team New Zealand stole the show in Bermuda,”…
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Nature | Guardian (The)
18 October 2017
New Zealand Wasp Named After Harry Potter Villain
Auckland University entomologist and Harry Potter fan Tom Saunders has named a parasitoid wasp after “redeemed” character Lucius Malfoy in the hope…
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Taste | Good Food
16 October 2017
Phil Wood in Charge of Dream Restaurant Project
New Zealander Phil Wood, 35, has been singled out by Australian property magnate John Gandel to be the “culinary director” of the most ambitious…
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Taste | CBS Miami
14 October 2017
Florida’s Etaru Opens With Hamish Brown as Chef
In the kitchen at the all new Etaru on Hallandale Beach, Florida, New Zealand-born chef Hamish Brown was until recently at the helm of it’s…
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Taste | Gourmet Traveller (The)
13 October 2017
Grant King’s The Antipodean Most Promising
“Grant King hails from New Zealand, and has decided that cooking with ingredients sourced from Australasia is the way forward. The menu at The Antipodean [in Potts…
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Taste | Bloomberg
12 October 2017
Margot Henderson Opens Second London Canteen
One of London’s most discreet restaurants, co-owned by New Zealander Margot Henderson and Briton Melanie Arnold, will step out from behind its red-and-brown brick…
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Music | Huffington Post (The)
13 October 2017
Neil Finn’s Latest is a Quiet Masterpiece
Neil Finn’s latest solo album, Out of Silence, offers us the gift of catharsis in a season of unpredictable politics and societal division. This month, the Crowded…
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Dance | Daily Mail Australia
13 October 2017
Hard Work Pays Off Says Dancer Lance Savali
Lance Savali is currently working with music artist Chris Brown on the hip hop star’s Party Tour while travelling the world teaching workshops and brushing shoulders with…
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Film & TV | Wired
15 October 2017
New Zealand Film Team Transforms London
The bestselling book by Peter Reeve, Mortal Engines, is now being adapted for film by Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson, with visual effects specialist New Zealander Christian…
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Fashion | Hollywood Reporter
12 October 2017
Taika Waititi Best Dressed Director in Hollywood
Taika Waititi is a fashion superhero, according to Degen Pener writing for The Hollywood Reporter. The proof: When the New Zealand native and director of…
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Writers | Guardian (The)
11 October 2017
Author Lynley Dodd on the Secret Lives of Pets
On the release of her new picture book, Scarface Claw, Hold Tight! acclaimed New Zealand writer and illustrator Lynley Dodd talks animal antics and her favourite…
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Motorsports | Daily Express
17 October 2017
Racing’s Brendon Hartley to Make F1 Debut
New Zealander Brendon Hartley, 27, is Toro Rosso’s new driver and will make his Formula One debut in Austin at the 2017 United States Grand Prix on 22…
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Fashion | Vogue
14 October 2017
Maggie Hewitt’s Stratospheric Fashion Ascent
New Zealander Maggie Marilyn Hewitt’s story reads like a corny cartoon bildungsroman, Ellie Pithers reports for British Vogue. It goes like this:…
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Travel | YouTube
11 October 2017
Bottlenose Dolphin Encounter
Ocean and marine lover Nathan Pettigrew recently encountered a pod of Bottlenose Dolphins when kayaking in Tauranga. Pettigrew runs the Youtube Channel The Kayaking World of Nathan Pettigrew. Watch the…
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