EDGE #258: RIP Brewing Magnate Sir Douglas Myers & Satirist John Clarke, NZ Comes Aboard China’s OBOR Initiative + David Trubridge Design’s Redwoods Nightlights ++ more

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News | New Zealand Herald (The)
11 April 2017
Sir Douglas Myers, Brewing Magnate and Business Advocate (78)
Sir Douglas Myers, long-time chief executive of Lion Breweries, business advocate and philanthropist has died in London aged 78.

“It would be hard to overstate the contribution made by Sir Douglas Myers to making New Zealand what it is today. As a leader of the…

 

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News | ABC News
11 April 2017
Satirist John Clarke aka Fred Dagg (68)
New Zealand born “celebrated satirist and comedian John Clarke has died suddenly, aged 68,” reports ABC News.Clarke, who made “his name as a comedian and political satirist…
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Community/General | Forbes
12 April 2017
Kiwi Blogger Shannon Harris Named One of Forbes Top Influencers
Kiwi beauty blogger Shannon Harris has been named the fifth most powerful beauty influencer by…
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News | China Daily
10 April 2017
“The Road Starts Here” New Zealand Comes Aboard China’s OBOR Initiative
“To many in New Zealand, the country looks like an isolated outpost on a map girdled…
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Cricket | Himalayan Times (The)
11 April 2017
Two-Metre Peter Retires After 16-Year Career
Former New Zealand batsman Peter Fulton has retired after a 16-year first-class career that was highlighted by two stints in the international arena. The towering…
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Watersports | Straits Times (The)
10 April 2017
Grant Rawlinson’s 12,000km Test of Endurance
New Zealander Grant Rawlinson, 42, has just finished the 4500km first leg of his epic journey from Singapore to New Zealand. Having rowed to Darwin, he will next…
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Arts | DARC Magazine
07 April 2017
David Trubridge Design Create Redwoods Nightlights
“Redwoods Treewalk and David Trubridge Design have partnered to create an iconic nocturnal tourism experience: the Redwoods Nightlights….
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New Zealand | Guardian (The)
09 April 2017
That Wanaka Tree a Social Media Sensation
A crack willow tree, believed to have grown from an old fence post, has been photographed tens of thousands of times, with queues of photographers routinely forming on the…
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New Zealand | Daily Mail
08 April 2017
Nothing Beats a Life-Affirming NZ Holiday
The Daily Mail’s travel editor Mark Palmer kicked off his eight-day tour in and around Queenstown, admiring Lake Wakatipu, then taking in the World Heritage Site Matukituki…
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New Zealand | Travel + Leisure
08 April 2017
Baldwin Street an Ever Instagrammed Steep
“If you find yourself near Dunedin anytime soon, put on your most comfortable walking shoes and head to Baldwin Street for a seriously trippy Instagram opportunity,” Travel…
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Music | Billboard
09 April 2017
Soulful New Video for Singer Janine
New Zealand-born soul singer Janine, formerly known as Janine and the Mixtape, is back with a “heart-tugging visual for Don’t Love Me,” Adelle Platon reports for Billboard.”As…
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Dance | Guardian (The)
07 April 2017
Alluring Role for Paris Ballet’s Hannah O’Neill
Hannah O’Neill, 24, a New Zealander who joined the Paris Opéra Ballet company in 2011, is “a beguiling” Titania, Paul Jennings writes in an…
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Visual Arts | Herald Sun
07 April 2017
Collector Patrick Pound Shows Treasured Snaps
Remember when we stopped buying family photo albums? Artist-collector New Zealand-born Patrick Pound does, Rebecca Michael writes for the Herald Sun. It was when…
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Taste | Telegraph (The)
06 April 2017
Monica Galetti Cooking as She Pleases in Fitzrovia
The spotlight is once again on Masterchef judge New Zealander Monica Galetti as she opens her first restaurant Mere in Fitzrovia, London. The…
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Business | YorkShire Post
06 April 2017
Martyn Connell Helping At-Risk UK Youth Find Jobs
New Zealander Martyn Connell is the head of West Yorkshire recruitment firm Maze8 that aims to support the young in overcoming barriers to…
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Writers | Irish News (The)
06 April 2017
This is Shannon Cullen’s Journal for Mothers
When New Zealand-born Shannon Cullen had her first baby Matilda, who is now aged four, she found herself writing down random notes and doodles at all hours. This…
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Music | DIY
05 April 2017
Aldous Harding Announces Party and Tour Dates
New Zealand singer-songwriter Aldous Harding will release her sophomore album, Party on 19 May…
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Ads | YouTube
07 April 2017
All Blacks Tackle The Risk in Tokyo
Watch AIG’s  new video – titled #TackleTheRisk which features the New Zealand All Blacks in Tokyo and is aiming to raise the rugby team’s profile in Japan.
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Music | YouTube
05 April 2017
Lorde – Liability
Watch Lorde perform Liability – her second single from her upcoming album Melodrama – at Saturday Night Live.
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