EDGE: #262: Andrew Nicholson Wins Badminton Horse Trials, Wellington Top In Quality-Of-Life Ranking + Population Specialist Looks at China ++ more

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From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 10 May 2017 | #262 | New York
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Sport General | BBC
08 May 2017
Andrew Nicholson Wins Badminton Horse Trials
“New Zealand’s Andrew Nicholson has won the Badminton Horse Trials at the 36th attempt, two years after suffering a serious neck injury,” as reported in an article on BBC.

“It is an unbelievable feeling,” said Nicholson, as reported in Stuff.co.nz.

“To have…

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Sport General | ESPN
08 May 2017
Heavyweight Joshua Parker Gets the Job Done
South Auckland professional boxer Joshua Parker, 25, has retained the WBO world heavyweight title after a wide points victory over former sparring partner, Romanian…
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Sport General | Stuff
09 May 2017
Trap Shooter Natalie Rooney Ranked No 1 in World
Timaru trap shooter Natalie Rooney, 28, has been ranked world No 1 by the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF), the first New Zealander, man or…
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New Zealand | Financial Times
04 May 2017
Wellington Takes Top Spot In Quality-Of-Life Ranking
“Forget London, New York or Tokyo, for a better quality of life you should go to Wellington, Edinburgh or Vienna,” writes Conor Sullivan in…
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Medicine/Health | NZ Listener
05 May 2017
Kiwi Researcher Lifts the Lid on US Medical-Care Prices
“The US has the highest medical-care prices in the world. Now, Kiwi researcher Miriam Laugesen has lifted the lid on why this is,”…
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News | Ozy
07 May 2017
New Zealand’s Pies – “Handheld Kiwi National Treasure”
“As an expat returning home to New Zealand for the first time in more than a year, I need to eat a pie,” writes…
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Architecture | Robb Report
07 May 2017
Miles Humphreys Designs Private-Island Resort
Designed by New Zealand-born architect Miles Humphreys – who counts Bali’s temple-like Mandapa, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve among his many hospitality projects –…
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Music | glide Magazine
09 May 2017
Fazerdaze Releases Confident Dreamy Debut
Morningside, the “accomplished” debut album of Auckland’s Fazerdaze, aka Amelia Murray, “is like having the door to a house opened for you, casually strolling in and…
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Music | DIY
06 May 2017
Kane Strang’s New Album Out in June
After sharing a string of ace singles over the last few months, New Zealander Kane Strang has announced that his new album, Two Hearts and No Brain will be out on 30 June, and DIY magazine…
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Music | Fact Magazine
04 May 2017
Fis Teams with Maori Sound Artist Rob Thorne
“Berlin-based producer Fis (aka Olly Peryman) shifts focus back to his home of New Zealand for Clear Stones, a collaborative album with veteran Maori sound artist…
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Community/General | Australian (The)
10 May 2017
Population Specialist Clint Laurent Looks at China
In an article about China’s growing middle class, Global Demographics founder New Zealander Clint Laurent told The Australian that “China was the…
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Writers | Cyprus Mail
08 May 2017
Life Coach Despina Nicola Dared to Begin
New Zealand-born life coach and author Despina Nicola says we are the product of our choices – which is pretty hard-hitting stuff for anyone who’s overwhelmed and looking for…
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Visual Arts | PopMatters
07 May 2017
Len Lye’s Film A Colour Box is Jazz Visualised
Christchurch-born artist Len Lye’s “revolutionary” 1935 film A Colour Box is an example of visually-depicted jazz and is discussed in a book by…
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Film & TV | Sunshine Coast Daily
05 May 2017
Sam Neill Speaks about Tiny Rowland TV Role
New Zealand actor Sam Neill stars in Channel Nine’s television miniseries about Australian businessman Alan Bond’s life and said he was sure people would enjoy…
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Film & TV | Gate (The)
05 May 2017
Filmmaker Florian Habicht Gets Spooked
For his latest documentary, Spookers, which just made its world premiere at the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, New Zealander Florian Habicht, 42, set his sights…
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Motorsports | Sunday Times (The)
03 May 2017
Bruce McLaren’s Daughter Maintaining the Vision
Amanda McLaren is the only child of New Zealand-born Bruce McLaren, founder of one of the most successful teams in Formula One history. She was just…
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Fashion | Vogue
06 May 2017
Designer to Princesses Launches New Bridal Line
New Zealand-born London-based Emilia Wickstead, Kate Middleton’s favourite designer, is launching a new line of wedding dresses. Wickstead previously only…
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Legends | YouTube
03 May 2017
‘Jean’ – Trailer
Kiwi Jean Batten TV biopic Jean has won nine awards at the 2017 New York Festivals International Television and Film Awards.
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Politics and Economics | Vice
09 May 2017
Mayoral Candidate Chlöe Swarbrick Talks to VICE
Auckland’s youngest mayoral candidate, independent Chlöe Swarbrick, 22, came third in a field of 19, but even this was an achievement, according to VICE…
New Zealand Artist Sonia Richter
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