#169: 50 Headlines Around the World and Back

This newsletter contains the original hyperlinks to the source articles, some links may have now expired. Editor.

The Global Life of New Zealanders

From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 17 July 2014 | #169 | New York
We also tweet and publish on Facebook daily. Cheers.


NZ’s “vibrant economy, tranquil lifestyle” attracting 40,000 newcomers – The Star Online
Morgan Marquis-Boire, First Look Media, safeguarding Snowden’s secrets – Wired
Sean MacPherson’s new hotel The Ludlow lights up NY’s East Village – NY Observer
Dan Ammann, GM President, ace driver, talks supercharged cars, recalls – Telegraph
Gibbs Sports Amphibians adds two-seater quadski to product range – Digital Journal
Phil Chronican, ANZ Australia CEO, says “soft skills” are biggest challenge – The AFR
Booktrack launches ebook fan fiction story and soundtrack competition – GalleyCat
Tom Mockridge takes on old boss Rupert Murdoch in broadband battle – This is Money
Michelle Dickenson, nano-scientist, talks sustainability with Richard Branson – SMH
Boeing delivers the first 787-9 Dreamliner to Air New Zealand – The Wall Street Journal
Simon Talbot, Boston doctor, plans double arm transplant for patient – Boston Globe
Puteko, HIT Lab spin-off, creates app to make colouring-in 3D – Sunshine Coast Daily
Hari Mogosanu, Wellington scientist, spends two weeks in Utah on Mars mission – Vice
Hot springs home to useful bacteria; scientists dive for breakthroughs – ScienceAlert
Reg Orton and BRCK enabling Africa to get online and stay online – Wall Street Journal
Victoria U study shows reading behavior changing to online – South China Morning Post
Bob Rigg, global security expert, on ISIS chemical threat in Iraq – OpenDemocracy


Anthony Wilding Wimbledon, 1910; rare early photographs auctioned – Daily Express
Bob Francis earns IRB Referee Award for Distinguished Service – Boxscore
Negotiations are getting closer for day-night test for Black Caps & AU – The Australian
Tim Prendergast inspires children to overcome obstacles – Clacton & Frinton Gazette
Angie Smit finds ideal Commonwealth training environment – North Devon Journal
Kiwi wins $2 bet on the World Cup 7-1 between Brazil & Germany – The Independent


Ashleigh Good, Lagerfeld muse, walks catwalk in Chanel maternity wear – Style.com
Mark Wigley, retiring Columbia Dean, on architecture’s romantics – Surface
David Strang, instant coffee inventor, also maker of mocha – Smithsonian Magazine
Jane Alty’s restaurant The Begging Bowl “Thai street-food heaven” – The Independent
Margot Henderson “remembers dark, odd food” growing up – The Gourmand
I Love Ugly, mens streetwear label set to open their first US store in LA – NZ Herald
Sean Kelly threads up as first ever NZer to earn spot on Project Runway – NZ Herald
Marco Kerkmeester, Santo Grão owner, bringing top-class coffee to Brazil – NZ Herald
NZ’s “veritable buffet of landscapes” ideal for “freedom escape” – The Huffington Post
Cape Kidnappers one of “world’s most stunning” seaside courses – Toronto Sun


Simon O’Neill cements name as one of world’s top heldentenors – Daily Telegraph
Zane Lowe gets “intimate” with big names on new MTV show – Clash Magazine
Maori tukutuku panels displaying at Te Papa before moving to NY – Shanghai Daily
Lorde encourages people to see teenagers wiser than adults think – The Telegraph
Rob Onnes buys jumbo Detroit factory, exhibits big group show – The Detroit News
Alyx Duncan pays tribute to conservationist father in The Tide KeeperDesert Sun
Anne Dank hopes for renewed interest in clay work at rebranded Mt Isa group – ABC
Henry Hargreaves re-creates Vietnam War-style art using phones – Huffington Post
Sarah Quigley describes her love of Berlin, in novel The ConductorDeutsche Wellev
Rolf Olsen’s stunning image for Astronomy Photographer shortlist – The Telegraph
Auckland’s Council Depot city’s greatest ruin; flourishing with renovation – Monocle
Joel Little, Broods member, says NZ electro is a “definite thing” – The Guardian
Ben Young, artist, cuts glass sculptures resembling moving water – Huffington Post
Pip Ballantine drew inspiration for novels from X-Files’ Mulder and Scully – USA Today
From Scotland With Love narrates Scottish heritage through people’s lives – Skinny

See all stories and an 9,500 story archive of international New Zealand news 2000-2014 at NZEDGE/MEDIA.

Researched and edited by Jane Nye (Berlin), Nick Smith (Auckland), Emma Ward, Lisa van Boekhout (Wellington).
Web published by Caleb Walsh (Auckland).

Fern symbol via www.nzflag.com founded by Lloyd Morrison.
Banner photo: Fence line, Marae, Highway 30, Te Kuiti to Taupo Road, June 2014


Twitter Feed
NZEDGE on Twitter