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The Global Life of New Zealanders
From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 4 March 2014 | #166 | New York
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New Zealand Headlines in Global Media February 2014


Brendan McCullum’s triple century hailed by Indian media as one of the greatest innings – Hindu
Keith Park, WWII hero; man who in “1940 saved the West when all was nearly lost” – SMH
Shane Legg, co-founder of DeepMind says computers No 1 risk to humanity – Huffington Post
David Lange posthumous NSA revelations reprised in US report – Strategic Culture Foundation


Not since 80s deregulation has NZ been so hip in global monetary policy circles – Bloomberg
Andrew McAlpine’s world-first flower vending machine hit with late-night commuters — City AM
Chris Liddell named Xero Chairman; company eyes 29 million small US businesses – Fin Review
Air NZ success – 29% rise in profit – shakes Qantas – Sydney Morning Herald
Leo Schep unravels the mystery about the death of King Alexander the Great – Daily Mail
Helen Clark talks on how women can survive the cut-throat world of politics – The Telegraph
Party of NZ “taking an interest in your homeland”; voice of 1 million potential votersGuardian
Eric Tracey, accountant and financier, UK New Zealander of the Year 2014 – Idealog
James Lillis, founder of Black Milk, fast growing clothing company – The Australian
Geraldine McBride, new director of National Australia Bank – Financial Review
Todd Lauchlan promoting corporate culture with egalitarian approach – Jakarta Post


Charlotte Dawson: “outrageous”, “outspoken” television personality; great friend – The Guardian


Black Caps victory: 3 test wins, 2 test series wins & a 4-0 drubbing of the No. 1 rank – ESPN
Irish rugby coach Joe Schmidt polishes team with “relentless demand for excellence” – Daily Mail
‘Hard to contain’ New Zealand Warriors are in form for first NRL game – Sydney Morning Herald
Test cricket’s form of the game given endorsement with NZ’s win at Eden Park – Times of India
Kiwi toddler’s golf swing a match for Tiger’s; 3rd in international competition – Dominion Post
Corey Anderson set cricketing world alight with fastest one-day century in history – Firstpost
Chuck Berry’s skydive over pink waters of AU’s Lake Hillier; most beautiful leap – West Australian


Laura Myers’ label Atea setting apart from peers; considered minimalism – Wall Street Journal
21-year-old South Island Single Malt whisky judged one of the best in the world – The NZ Herald
Provenance, NZ butchery in London in hipster Notting Hill, rewrites the rules – TimeOut London
Karen Walker’s fall 2014 collection “modern and tongue ‘n cheek nod” to suffragettes – Daily Mail
Nightclub owner, fashion designer and Dad Lyall Hakaraia back to DJ at PROUD – NZ Herald
Emilia Wickstead hails the Duchess of Cambridge as a credit to British fashion – Daily Mail
Jodie Whitelaw to open café in London, Victoria station quarter – London Evening Standard
George & William Norbert-Munns thriving in Phnom Penh’s lively culinary scene – The NY Times
World’s best burger joint might not be in NYC or LA, but Queenstown at Fergburger – CNN
Chris Connop, restoring Kampot’s French architecture, Cambodia – The Phnom Penh Post
Karen Walker collaborates with Maasai craftspeople for new eyewear campaign, Kenya – Racked
James Lillis forging his own online spice routes with Black Milk Clothing – The Australian


Whare Kea Lodge restaurant one of the world’s best hotel dining experiences – SMH
Chris Hadfield’s eye catches Vineyards of Marlborough from space – The Telegraph
Simon Pierce, photographer, snaps images of “obliging” and deadly dart frog – Daily Mail
Mike Hollman, award-winning photographer, shares his favourite southern landscapes – CNN
NZ is “astonishingly lovely”; “even the weeds are beautiful” Andrew Bolt declares – The Spectator
Auckland Zoo international breeding programme produces two rare red panda cubs – Xinhua
NZ “boasts exceptional mountain biking”; seen in feature on our best trails – Men’s Journal


Janet Frame’s never-before-published The Mijo Tree evokes author’s youth – The Australian
Lorde gets the royal nod; Springsteen covers her hit at Mt Smart Stadium concert – Rolling Stone
Thom Cross debut single out March mixed by Grammy Award-winning producer – Female First
Acclaimed literature almanac has devoted a whole issue to NZ work – Griffith Review
Gemma New creates “wonderful sense of ebb and flow” with Miami Symphony – Classical Review
David Cade’s “well-paced account” of time spent on the streets of Athens out now – Ekathimerini
Liam Finn plays only 67 instruments on his soon-to-be-released album, The Nihilist – Vice
Lorde wins the best International Female Solo Artist prize at the Brit Awards 2014 – Mirror
Ethan Stiefel of Royal NZ Ballet internationalizing repertory of troupe – NY Times
Lorde graces the pages of Vogue looking unlike the girl from Devonport just starting out – Vogue
Harry Ricketts studies masks and migration; “learning to stand upright in NZ” – The Conversation
Neil Finn’s Dizzy Heights has rhythm and blues truly infiltrating his Beatlesque corner – SMH
Peter Jackson’s Smaug, this time he planted his foot on the gas and entertained – Screendaily
Lorde on cover of V Magazine, in feature on “next -wave of alternative pop voices” – V Magazine
John Borrell writes of misadventures of establishing lodge in Poland in The White LakeTatler
Royal NZ Ballet “deliver an impressive” triple bill at The Joyce, NY – Huffington Post
Anna Paquin and vampire husband star with P Diddy in hilarious Super Bowl ad – Daily Mai
Lorde-effect far from all New Zealand has to offer in terms of pop riches – Billboard
Ladi6’s new album Automatic born of Detroit chemistry – The West Australian
Connan Mockasin wins over famous fans Radiohead and Beck – London Evening Standard
Rose McIver confirmed to play Cathy in Flowers in the Attic TV sequel – Entertainment Weekly
Ruth Stirnimann’s Earth Grid 4, dedicated to Christchurch, wins Rome art prize – Stuff
NZer’s discovers lost love letters of lovers Heloise and Aberlard – London Review of Books
Royal NZ Ballet return to US after two decades with production of Giselle – LA Times
Adam Christopher, author, 36; fourth novel Hang Wire a “love letter to weird America” – NPR
Henrietta Harris, illustrator, on the wall next to Banksy at Fontaine Gallery, Miami – NZ Herald
The Court Theatre rises from rubble of’11 quake thanks to pioneering people – The Guardian
Henrietta Harris on the wall next to Banksy at Robert Fontaine Gallery – The NZ Herald

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