EDGE: #263: O2O2’s Pollution Mask, Kiwis on Forbes Top 30 Under 30, Cliff Curtis’ Avatar Sequel Lead Role + Foods To Try in New Zealand ++ more

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From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 17 May 2017 | #263 | New York
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Science/Tech | Engadget
16 May 2017
Face Mask That Fights Pollution
“It’s a ubiquitous sight in cities like Beijing: pedestrians walking under a thick blanket of smog with their faces obscured by flimsy cloth face masks. These masks aren’t an ideal solution to dealing with the pollution, as they wear out pretty quickly and don’t…

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Community/General | Forbes
16 May 2017
Some of Our Top Inspirational Under 30s
Entrepreneur Sam Ovens, 27, rugby player Beauden Barrett, 25, and singer Lorde, 20, are among eight young New Zealanders included on the 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list.Also…
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Nature | Telegraph (The)
15 May 2017
New Zealand’s Ambitious Plan to Save Birds
New Zealand has set itself an environmental goal so ambitious it’s been compared to putting a man on the moon: ridding the entire nation of every last rat, possum…
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Community/General | GetSurrey
17 May 2017
Richard McChesney Walks 44 Hours Nonstop
Originally from New Zealand, IT consultant Richard McChesney, 48, who now lives in Kingston-Upon-Thames in the UK, has completed a 257km nonstop walk of the M25 in under 44 hours…
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Fashion | Forbes
15 May 2017
The Perfect Home For Jessica McCormack’s Luxury Jewels
Just off the beaten path in perhaps the poshest section of London neighbourhood Mayfair is the “home” of jewelry designer Jessica…
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Architecture | Architecture Now
15 May 2017
Architect Briar Hickling Takes on Shanghai
When New Zealander Briar Hickling (pictured right) moved to Shanghai in 2009, she never expected she’d still be living there to this day, Leanne Amodeo reports for…
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New Zealand | Australian (The)
13 May 2017
Hotelier Chris Parkin’s Artistic Legacy
Michael Tuffery’s Pisupo Lua Afe (Corned Beef 2000) “nattily doubles as a barbecue and is part of a large collection of contemporary art amassed over a quarter of a century by…
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Film & TV | Los Angeles Confidential
16 May 2017
KJ Apa Speaks About His Coveted Archie Role
New Zealand-born actor KJ Apa, 19, star of television series Riverdale, talks with Los Angeles Confidential about his comic book romance, that fiery red hair, and what…
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Film & TV | Deadline Hollywood
10 May 2017
Cliff Curtis Signs On For Lead Role in Avatar Sequel
Cliff Curtis will join James Cameron’s upcoming Avatar sequels in a lead role. “The New Zealand-born actor will play Tonowari, who is the…
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Media | Financial Times
10 May 2017
Journalist Jamil Anderlini Emancipated in Hong Kong
Asia editor at the Financial Times, New Zealander Jamil Anderlini spent the past 11 years on the Chinese mainland in Beijing. In a feature for the…
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New Zealand | SUP
14 May 2017
Why New Zealand is an Amazing Paddling Destination
One of the best ways to see the country is from the water, and standing up, according to photographer and paddler New Zealand-based Scotsman Johny…
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Community/General | Belfast Live
13 May 2017
Postcard Home to Belfast
New emigrant to New Zealand, Leanne Ross’ first visitor from Belfast, her father, since she arrived in Dunedin last year was “a cause for joy and reflection.””I’m not just grateful for seeing him physically, for…
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New Zealand | Billionaire
12 May 2017
Seven Foods You Must Try in New Zealand
Travel specialist Alexandra Stewart moved to Singapore in 2015. One year later, the former creative director and deputy chair of Skope Industries (a successful manufacturing company…
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Writers | Irish Independent
14 May 2017
Author Julie Parsons Makes Punchy Return
New Zealand-born but long-time resident in Ireland, Julie Parsons boasts a CV more varied than the average author. As well as producing five previous crime novels, she’s worked…
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Design | 6sqft
12 May 2017
Isaac Hindin-Miller Likes Alphabet City
New York resident, New Zealand-born DJ and influencer Isaac Hindin-Miller, of the Isaac Likes blog, has been a fixture in the fashion world for nearly a decade, working for top…
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Music | AU Review (The)
12 May 2017
Weissenborn Player Thomas Oliver Off on Tour
Wellington-based musician Thomas Oliver, 31, talks to Australian independent online music publication, The AU Review about the inspirations behind his new…
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Writers | Australian (The)
11 May 2017
Gina Inverarity’s Children’s Book Uplifts
Wellington children’s author, Gina Inverarity’s new book The Brown Dog is reviewed by Stephen Romei for The Australian.The Brown Dog is illustrated by…
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Music | Daily Telegraph (The)
11 May 2017
Soprano Natasha Wilson Sings With Acrobats
Acclaimed Australian Brandenburg Orchestra has teamed up with Auckland soprano Natasha Wilson and circus company Circa to present Spanish Baroque at the City Recital Hall in…
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Music | YouTube
12 May 2017
Lorde Interview
Lorde recently released the first singles from her album Melodrama (scheduled for release June 16). With Newshub she spoke about her new album.
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