#226: Predator Free NZ, Archibald McIndoe celebrated, Baldwin St Dunedin, Matt Smith Shearer, John Danaher’s Jiu-Jitsu + Broods and more ++

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From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 03 August 2016 | #226 | New York
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Nature | Guardian (The)
02 August 2016
New Zealand to Exterminate All Introduced Predators
The New Zealand Government has announced a “world-first” project to make our country predator free by 2050, aiming to wipe out all introduced species of rats, stoats and possums. According to the government, introduced species kill 25 million native New Zealand…

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War & Peace | Telegraph (The)
03 August 2016
Archibald McIndoe Patients Pay Tribute
Surviving members of New Zealand-born plastic surgeon Archibald McIndoe’s Guinea Pig Club, which was formed in 1941 to cope with the ever-rising number of young pilots left with…
 
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New Zealand | Daily Mail
28 July 2016
Baldwin Street a Photogenic Optical Illusion
Dunedin’s Baldwin Street, the steepest street in the world, has become an unlikely tourist attraction, with people sharing photos on social media of a bizarre…
 
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Sport General | Daily Post
01 August 2016
Matt Smith Shears World Record in Cornwall
New Zealand-born cutter Matt Smith, 32, has posted a world nine-hour shearing record of 731 ewes in Cornwall. Smith took an average of 44 seconds to shear each sheep on his…
 
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Sport | BJJ Eastern Europe
28 July 2016
John Danaher On His Leg Lock System
“In recent years a new school of Jiu-Jitsu players have started to perfect the leg lock game,” as reported in an article in BJJ Eastern Europe. John Danaher, New Zealand born BJJ black belt…
 
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Music | Entertainment Tonight
01 August 2016
Broods Video Brings Technology to Next Level
New Zealand indie electropop duo Broods incorporates technology in an unexpected and intimate way, with its enthralling new music video for the latest single…
 
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New Zealand | Star2.Com
31 July 2016
Trek New Zealand’s Routeburn Trail
“Apart from showcasing glorious ‘100% pure New Zealand’ scenery, New Zealand’s Great Walks are equipped with huts which have bunk beds, gas kitchens, flush toilets, solar-powered…
 
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Visual Arts | Time Out Sydney
02 August 2016
Step into Hayden Fowler’s Dark Ecology
A huge biodome constructed by New Zealand-born artist Hayden Fowler has been set up outside the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) at Circular Quay in Sydney. “Dark Ecology”…
 
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Taste | Guardian (The)
02 August 2016
Margot Henderson’s Rochelle Canteen Seduces
New Zealand-born Margot Henderson’s London café Rochelle Canteen “wears its fabulousness lightly.” It is “nourishing for body and soul, and huge fun”…
 
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New Zealand | Huffington Post (The)
31 July 2016
Off-the-Beaten-Track Places in NZ
New Zealand offers such incredible beauty — from snow-capped mountains and lush-green rainforests to glorious white-sand beaches and towering volcanoes, “and has buckets of culture and charm,”…
 
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Community/General | Guardian (The)
30 July 2016
NZ Retirement Home Residents Shake It Off
A group of 50 New Zealand retirees have “done their own take on Taylor Swift’s Shake It Off video, adding only the occasional local, and age-appropriate, touches such as…
 
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New Zealand | Guardian (The)
30 July 2016
Nine Wonders of New Zealand
“With natural splendours that include stunning marine wildlife and geothermal springs, to culinary adventures taking in cutting-edge restaurants and tours of award-winning vineyards, New Zealand is a country that…
 
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Music | Elle Magazine
29 July 2016
Ladyhawke’s Favourite Top Five Albums
Despite Ladyhawke’s busy schedule, the New Zealand musician talked to ELLE.com about the albums that have changed her life and turned her into the synth-pop maestro she is…
 
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Comedy | YouTube
29 July 2016
How to Dad – What You Need to Teach Your Baby
How to Dad is back with a new funny clip on how to be a New Zealand Dad. This time he covers what you need to teach your baby before it turns 2 including how to…
 
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America’s Cup | CNN
29 July 2016
Team USA Trainer Craig McFarlane Talks Tough
The “beasts” of the Oracle Team USA America’s Cup crew are among the world’s toughest athletes – people for whom some of the most gruelling training…
 
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Fashion | W (magazine)
29 July 2016
Designer Rebecca Taylor Offers up Some Holiday Tips
New Zealand-born designer Rebecca Taylor is constantly looking to her world travels for inspiration. She lets W magazine in on the best outfits…
 
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