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From Brian Sweeney, publisher, NZEDGE.COM | 08 August 2018 | #326 | New York
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Business | American Chamber of Commerce
02 August 2018
KIWI Act Signed by U.S. President
A bill has been signed by U.S. President Donald Trump that is intended to make it easier for New Zealanders and Americans to trade with and invest with each other. President Trump is pictured here in the Oval office at the signing with New Zealand-born Chris Liddell, Deputy Chief of Staff at the White House for Policy…

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Politics and Economics | The Times
07 August 2018
Jacinda Ardern Returns to Work with Neve in Tow
Juggling the needs of a baby and running a country became a reality for New Zealand’s prime minister as she returned to work after becoming the first western leader to have a child in…
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Community/General | Guardian (The)
08 August 2018
Paid Leave a Rare Moment of Empowerment
A woman who lived through an abusive relationship writes anonymously for The Guardian, and says New Zealand’s latest domestic violence legislation is a relief from shame and fear…
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Rugby | Guardian (The)
07 August 2018
Portia Woodman Makes Top 10 Most Influential
Black Ferns winger Portia Woodman, 27, has made the top 10 on a list of rugby union’s most influential people, ahead of any of her male All Blacks counterparts and two spots below All…
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Business | Daily Mail
07 August 2018
In Space, No-One Can Hear You File Legal Suit
Kiwi lawyer Dr Maria Pozza is one of a handful of specialists operating in the arcane world of legal outer space. Sam Lock reports for The Daily Mail.Dr Pozza tells the Daily Mail there is a well-developed…
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Science/Tech | New York Times (The)
06 August 2018
NY Times Honours Kiwi 37 Years After Her Death
One of New Zealand’s foremost scientists, astronomer Beatrice Tinsley, has been honoured with a posthumous obituary in the New York Times 37 years…
Story
Nga Kupu Aroha – Words of Love | Denis O’Reilly
03 August 2018
He Poroporoaki: Te Rangatira Jack Tuhi
On the second to last Monday of July 2018 my friend and brother Ranga Tuhi rang. “They’ve told me I’ve got 48 hours to live.” He need say no more. I was on my way from the Bay. Ranga lasted a little…
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Business | Business Insider
01 August 2018
Mark D’Arcy Named Facebook VP Global Business Marketing & Chief Creative Officer
Kiwi-born “Mark D’Arcy has been promoted to VP of global business marketing and chief creative officer, a role that oversees Facebook’s team of creative strategists and its more traditional…
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Business | The Washington Post
01 August 2018
New Law Grants Abused Women Paid Leave
Around the world, 1 in 3 women have been physically or sexually abused by their partner, according to the World Health Organization. Forty per cent of all women murdered each year are killed by their intimate partner…
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Business | The Buffalo News
25 July 2018
Top Seedz Founder Rebecca Brady Wins US Grant
Food-focused operations, including New Zealand-born Rebecca Brady’s Top Seedz cracker company, made up nearly half of the grant recipients awarded by Ignite Buffalo judges in July. Ignite Buffalo is a mentorship…
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Business | North & South
03 August 2018
Piemaker Jamie Scott Hits the Canadian Market
Jamie Scott was working as a printer in Edmonton, Canada, when his hunger for a classic Kiwi pie spurred him to start his own business, South Island Pie Co. Sue Hoffart…
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Taste | Broadsheet
01 August 2018
Adelaide’s Clement + Herron a New Standout
New Zealand-born Sam Ferguson and Nadia Carrington have just opened Clement + Herron in Adelaide, and it is one of Broadsheet’s “best openings…
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Taste | Vogue
06 August 2018
Seven Dishes You Have to Eat in New Zealand
Nostalgic dishes are an essential part of experiencing the wild and wonderful South Pacific dreamland, that is New Zealand and various interpretations on the…
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Film & TV | Broadsheet
03 August 2018
Breaker Uppering a Bit Morally Ambiguous
Australian city guide Broadsheet chats to the makers of The Breaker Upperers, a new comedy making it big at the prestigious South by Southwest (SXSW) festival…
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Film & TV | Metro
06 August 2018
Who is Dark Tourist Host David Farrier?
If you can’t get enough of quirky documentaries on Netflix then you might want to check out Dark Tourist, hosted by New Zealander David Farrier, suggests Caroline Westbrook writing…
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Film & TV | The New Yorker
02 August 2018
Fire in Cardboard City Extremely Realistic
“The clever and freewheeling nine-minute animated short Fire in Cardboard City, directed by [New Zealander] Phil Brough, which had its US debut at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, is a mini…
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Fashion | The Telegraph
04 August 2018
Jessica McCormack Takes Diamonds to New Height
“We started out with the idea of a diamond tennis bracelet, but then I said no, we can do something better than that,” says New Zealand jewellery designer Jessica McCormack of the private commission…
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Music | The Australian
03 August 2018
With The Adults Jon Toogood Forms Musical Union
“A set of eight songs inspired by the sounds he heard at his wedding in Sudan four years ago, Haja is unlike anything Jon Toogood, 46, has released to date,” according to The Australian’s Andrew…
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Visual Arts | TimeOut
02 August 2018
Photojournalist Wade Goddard’s New Croatian Mission
New Zealand-born photojournalist Wade Goddard, who in 2003 set up the War Photo Limited gallery in Dubrovnik, Croatia, has had a hand in opening the country’s first crowdfunded…
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Media | Irish Examiner
04 August 2018
Meet Travel Blogger Tara Povey
New Zealand-born Tara Povey, a former pharmacist, runs her blog, whereistara.com from her home in Dublin. She talks to Denise O’Donague from the Irish Examiner about her…
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New Zealand | Telegraph (The)
04 August 2018
New Zealand is Paradise Says Actor James Nesbitt
Northern Irish actor James Nesbitt, who played the dwarf Bofur in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy, recalls partying with Berliners, the best dish he’s ever had…
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New Zealand | SUP Magazine
05 August 2018
Auckland and Stand Up Paddling a Perfect Match
Auckland has been named one of the world’s top eight paddling hubs by readers of the UK’s SUP magazine.“Take one look at New Zealand’s largest city on a map…
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Education | The Philadelphia Tribune
02 August 2018
Parkland Students Find New Zeal in New Zealand
Student Tyah-Amoy Roberts, 17, one of 28 students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, said after spending a week in New Zealand that she’s strongly considering…
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Community/General | Connexion (The)
05 August 2018
Rugby Leads NZ Sporting Family to France
New Zealander Johnny Claxton, head strength and conditioning coach for Grenoble Rugby, 40, and his family moved to France in June 2017. Claxton’s wife, former Black Sticks player…
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Business | South China Morning Post
02 August 2018
All Aboard James Hargreaves’ Hong Kong Port Tour
There’s no question the shipping industry has played a vital role in shaping Hong Kong. But despite having one of the busiest ports in the world, most of us know little about its inner workings…
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