EDGE: #264: Kaynemaile Wins At NYCxDesign Awards, Alan Gibbs’ Sculpture Park, NZ Wants the World to Love Feijoas + Artist Lisa Reihana Arrives in Venice in Style ++ more

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From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 24 May 2017 | #265 | New York
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Arts | Architecture Now
23 May 2017
Kaynemaile Wins At NYCxDesign Awards
“New Zealand company Kaynemaile has won Best Architectural Product at the NYCxDesign Awards, announced 20 May,” as reported in an article on Architecture Now. “Kaynemaile is currently exhibiting in the centre of New York’s Times Square with a 4.25 metre high,…

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Taste | Financial Times
24 May 2017
Beekeepers Fight for Rights to Manuka Honey Name
Surging demand for manuka honey, the sticky substance prized for its anti-bacterial properties, has generated a multimillion-dollar export boom for New…
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Nature | Popular Science
23 May 2017
Our Yellow-Eyed Penguins in Trouble
According to a new study, New Zealand’s iconic yellow-eyed penguin (hoiho) may be locally extinct by 2043, Kendra Pierre-Louis writes for Popular Science.The study, published in the…
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Arts | Wall Street Journal
22 May 2017
A Reclusive Millionaire’s Vast Sculpture Park
“‘It’s hard to hide this place,’ says the art collector Alan Gibbs as he bounces in an open-topped Jeep through his vast contemporary sculpture park…
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Music | Christopher Marshall
23 May 2017
Christopher Marshall’s Cosmos on in Florida
New Zealand composer Christopher Marshall’s Cosmos, a 20-minute work highlighting the history of flight, will have its world premiere as part of the Space Coast…
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Rugby | Sydney Morning Herald (The)
22 May 2017
Coaching Stalwart Wayne Smith to Step Down
The All Blacks will lose the services of long-serving and successful assistant coach Wayne Smith after the 2017 Rugby Championship, which begins in August.Smith…
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Business | Australian Financial Review
22 May 2017
Former Te Papa Chief Rick Ellis Crosses the Ditch
Chartered Accountants ANZ has appointed former Te Papa boss Rick Ellis its new chief executive as the organisation seeks a “transformational leader”…
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Ads | YouTube
22 May 2017
Microsoft HoloLens Inflight at Air NZ
Imagine your cabin crew could anticipate your personal needs and preferences. Watch Air New Zealand’s clip to see how the future of flying could look like with Microsoft’s HoloLens.
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Style | Vogue Australia
21 May 2017
How Michael Ashton Made Adele’s Eyeliner Famous
When Tauranga-born make-up artist Michael Ashton was introduced to a woman called Adele through a mutual friend, he had no idea that it was the catalyst…
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News | BBC
19 May 2017
Alan Walmsley Digs Up Historical Narratives
At a recent conference in Manama, the capital of Bahrain, archaeologists – including New Zealander Alan Walmsley – working in over 14 Islamic countries around the…
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New Zealand | Australian (The)
21 May 2017
Vine Old Time On Waiheke Island
“(Waiheke Island) has its own microclimate – it’s drier and warmer than Auckland, 20km away – which is why it’s so good at growing grapes and attracting thousands of day-trippers,” Katrina…
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News | Guardian (The)
20 May 2017
New Zealand Wants the World to Love Feijoas
At this time of year, New Zealanders in the diaspora will do just about anything to get their hands on ‘green gold’. Now exporters have their eye on a wider market….
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News | OnMilwaukee
20 May 2017
New Zealand-Inspired Milwaukee Café to Open
Rachel Hawken was born and raised in the Milwaukee area. But, she’s a Kiwi at heart. She’s bringing her love for New Zealand’s mobile café culture to Milwaukee…
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Sport | Fiji Sun
19 May 2017
Maia Ramsden Sets Bar for Fiji’s Student Athletics
Long distance runner New Zealand-born Maia Ramsden, 15, who is a student at Fiji’s International School Suva, broke the record in the 800m…
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Ads | YouTube
17 May 2017
Transport Yourself Cycleways NZ
Have you heard of NZ’s Great Rides? Watch this short ad by 100% Pure New Zealand to find out more about our great cycle trails.
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Music | News.com.au
18 May 2017
Robyn Loau Reunites With Her Girlfriends
Nineties Australian girl band Girlfriend, whose frontwoman was New Zealander Robyn Loau (pictured centre top), are reforming to mark the 25th anniversary of their No 1 hit Take it…
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Fashion | Elle Magazine
18 May 2017
Georgia Fowler Touches Down for Fashion Week
New Zealand-born New York-based model Georgia Fowler, who is in Australia for Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, has been announced as the ambassador for Etihad, and has…
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News | Impolitikal
17 May 2017
Kingi Snelgar on Spending Time at Standing Rock
Lawyer Kingi Snelgar, 29, who has worked as a crown prosecutor in New Zealand and overseas as a human rights observer, joined the Standing Rock movement in…
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Arts | New Zealand Herald (The)
18 May 2017
Artist Lisa Reihana Arrives in Venice in Style
The New Zealand pavilion at the Venice Art Biennale has opened with Auckland-born artist Lisa Reihana and Governor-General Dame Patsy Reddy arriving in…
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