Tag Archives: NZEdge

John Cavill Wins Emmy for Scars of Nanking

John Cavill Wins Emmy for Scars of Nanking

New Zealand cinematographer John Cavill has won an Emmy – Outstanding Cinematography – for American/Chinese co-production Scars of Nanking at the Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards. In

Jack Lovelock, 1500 Metres Final, Berlin Olympics 1936

Jack Lovelock, 1500 Metres Final, Berlin Olympics 1936

Jack Lovelock’s world-record victory in the 1,500 metres at the 1936 Berlin Olympics is a high point of New Zealand inspiration (fueled by the enthusiastic commentary of the BBC’s Harold Abrahams). Click here to…

Jack Lovelock, 1500 Metres Final, Berlin Olympics 1936

Jack Lovelock, 1500 Metres Final, Berlin Olympics 1936

Jack Lovelock’s world-record victory in the 1,500 metres at the 1936 Berlin Olympics is a high point of New Zealand inspiration (fueled by the enthusiastic commentary of the BBC’s…

Brand NZ Needs a Push, Says Brian Sweeney

Brand NZ Needs a Push, Says Brian Sweeney

While we can hold out the hope the average foreigner associates us with more than just the All Blacks, Brian Sweeney, co-founder and chairman of public-relations company SweeneyVesty, believes New Zealand is missing the…

Air NZ has “Coolest Airline Paint Job in the World”

Air NZ has “Coolest Airline Paint Job in the World”

Air New Zealand has been judged by Business Insider as having the “coolest airline paint job in the world”, ranked first out of 15 international airlines with striking exterior designs. “As airlines and…

Pacific bikies do good

Pacific bikies do good

Auckland Harley Davidson bikers, the Aotearoa Riding Pirates, are currently motoring around Tonga donating supplies to local primary schools, as well as sharing the experience of Maori heritage and culture. At a special meeting…

Familiar tastes in France

Familiar tastes in France

NZ rugby fans in France have been able to enjoy a taste of home at Le Maori Cafe in Lyons. Owned by Aucklander Tai Pepere, who played rugby league for French club Catalans…

Great Expectations

Great Expectations

Former Black Cap Mark Greatbatch is the new coach for British county cricket side Warwickshire. Greatbatch is also Director of the Warwickshire Academy, and has previously coached at Giggleswick School in Yorkshire and at Edgbaston.

Kai a la Kiwi

Kai a la Kiwi

A NZ themed restaurant – The Kiwi Grille – is doing a roaring trade in Newburyport, Massachusetts. According to owner Bruce deMustchine (ex-Hawkes Bay), the Grille served 10,000 happy customers in its first 8…

Lovin’ Lovemarks

Lovin’ Lovemarks

NZedge co-founder and CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide, Kevin Roberts, launches Lovemarks: The Future Beyond Brands, in the USA, UK and Australia.  “Roberts new book is not just another one of a multitude…

First Nations Clean Sweep

First Nations Clean Sweep

The NZ Maori rugby team emerged victorious from their 3-match tour of Canada, beating the home side 52-11, 65-27, and 30-9. Between 1994 and 2001, the NZ Maori side have beaten 12 international teams, including England, Scotland,…

Cheers, Digger

Cheers, Digger

A Kiwi beer has won at the Australian beer awards. Founders Brewery from Nelson won the accolade of Champion Small Brewery for its organic range including Tall Blonde, Red Head and Long Black.

Royal Chill

Royal Chill

NZEdge co-founder and director, Kevin Roberts, accompanies Britain’s Princess Anne to Antarctica to celebrate the centenary of Scott and Shackleton’s discovery expeditions, and to launch the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust’s 10 year project to conserve the…

Holy lamb of Godzone

Holy lamb of Godzone

Two of the culinary world’s US icons, Julia Childs & Emeril Lagasse, dined on the finest lamb in the world, courtesy of Newport Beach, California-based Noel “King of New Zealand gourmet food” Turner…

Landing the big one

Landing the big one

Turner New Zealand baits the hook for US seafood buyers with on-demand video demonstrations by celebrity chefs and NZ-fresh fish delivered to the door. Not only is Turner’s food the finest gourmet offering,…

Ata Rangi’s Stunning Achievement

Ata Rangi’s Stunning Achievement

The Martinborough vineyard wins the Pinot Noir international trophy for the third time with a “beautifully balanced, seductive wine.” NZEdge brings you the press release of this impressive feat.

Pompidou lyes down to get kinetic

Pompidou lyes down to get kinetic

Renowned New Zealand film-maker, kinetic sculptor and animator Len Lye is honoured with a show at the Pompidou Centre, Paris, France.