#140: Try Time

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Every Kiwi Counts


From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 5 September 2011 | #140 | New York City

NZEDGE.COM publishes daily on Facebook and Twitter. This newsletter presents a selection of New Zealanders appearing in the world’s media in the last week.

NZPA stops press after 131 years of “tireless” byline-less filing – The Sydney Morning Herald

Valerie Adams nails 21.24m shot put gold at World Champs, Korea – The Washington Post

New Zealand does classic fish n’ chips “especially well”; a must-try – CNN

New Zealand Fashion Week models the “exuberant”, “subdued” and “sport-luxe” – Pedestrian TV

Wellington confirmed cool; denizens of Cuba St, green space and water wow – New York Times

Sir Jerry Mateparae sworn in for five-years as 20th Governor General – Herald Sun

Maraeroa C, ginseng producers, to distribute organic leaves in China – Xinhua

New Zealand to San Francisco five month vaka journey for ocean awareness – Nat Geo

Marlborough’s Sauvignon Blancs appeal to Canuks; food-friendly, easy to drink – Calgary Times

Dan Ammann, GM’s CFO, focuses on revenue after 10 years in “crisis mode” – CNN

Lake Taupo’s turquoise waters a place of glassy serene silence – Hindustan Times

Danny ”Ox” Mather and mates hit the road for love of rugby in delivery van – Belleville News

Sean MacPherson, “hip hotelier”, biggest, brightest name in NY in years – Avenue Magazine

Queenstown’s Nevis swing a 300m-arked “bungee-roped beast” – Compass Cayman

Aquaflow Bionomic, algae technology developer, works on Texan potential – Biodiesel Magazine

New Zealand a favourite destination for Chinese; fastest growing market – Monsters & Critics

Anna Paquin in Louisiana and back to big-screen in comedy Straight A’s – Variety

Marlborough adopts Russia as “second” Cup team; town made Cyrillic – The Sydney Morning Herald

Jordan Hunter, Missouri sophomore basketball star, home to play for national side – Neosho Daily News

Sandra Grey, Victoria University lecturer, argues against flashy private university – University World News

Sola Rosa, Auckland folk-hip-hop fusion four-piece, MTV IGGY’s Artist of the Week – Starpulse

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa to give one-off Belfast concert with rising Irish star – Belfast Telegraph

Auckland Art Fair an optimistic evening of transactions for thirtysomethings – Artforum

New Zealand now synthetic cannabis product-free after ban takes effect – BBC

See all stories and a 7,000 story archive of international New Zealand news 2000-2011 at NZEDGE/MEDIA.


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