EDGE #379: NZ Features in Time’s World’s Greatest Places List + 12 other stories

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From Brian Sweeney, publisher, NZEDGE.COM | 04 September 2019 | #379 | New York
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New Zealand | TIME
30 August 2019
NZ Features in Time’s World’s Greatest Places List
New Zealand stars in Time magazine’s annual ‘World’s Greatest Places’ feature. Wellington’s urban ecosanctuary Zealandia, Monique Fiso’s Wellington restaurant, Hiakai and Camp Glenorchy take spots in the special.

The capital’s Zealandia is recommended…

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Writers | Guardian (The)
28 August 2019
Poet Selena Tusitala Marsh Rails Against Racism
She blows in like a song carried on a powerful current: a wild-haired woman, larger than life, carrying a tall carved stick. She loses things in that hair,…
Story
New Zealand | Fortune
29 August 2019
Nelson Tasman Region Dazzles Visitors
“Even in a country renowned across the globe for its ineffable natural beauty, New Zealand’s Nelson Tasman region particularly astounds,” Alexandra Kirkman writes in a travel story…
Story
Nature | Atlas Obscura
31 August 2019
Vanishing Act of New Zealand’s Toheroa
People talk about toheroa like they’re a dream, because these days, they are, Naomi Arnold writes for travel site, Atlas Obscura. The big, delicious surf clams were once…
Story
Wine | Wine Enthusiast
01 September 2019
Māori Wineries Poised for Their Moment
Kaitiakitanga describes Māori guardianship of the land, its people and its culture. It’s also the key value shared by a wave of Māori wineries that’s recently begun to swell…
Story
Motorsports | Belfast Newsletter
02 September 2019
Comeback Hero Bruce Anstey Wins Again at Classic TT
Wellington-born Bruce Anstey, the ‘Flying Kiwi’, was fighting back the tears as the popular motorcycle racer overcame the odds following a…
Story
Nature | New York Times (The)
03 September 2019
Are Weka Slacking Off in Seed Dispersal?
Humans can be a terrible influence on birds. Crows that live near us end up with high cholesterol, sparrows screech to be heard over oil pumps, and instead of migrating, some…
Patterson
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Arts | Guardian (The)
04 September 2014
5 YEARS AGO
Jemaine Clement Talks Conchords and Vampires
Conchord and vampire Jemaine Clement is interviewed by The Guardian’s Alexander Bisley…
Story
Arts | Hot Indie News
27 August 2009
10 YEARS AGO
Rewire and succeed
Browns Bay neuroscientist Dr Kerry Spackman, 53, has written a book called The Winner’s Bible which instructs how to rise beyond…
Story
Travel | Outside Online
1 September 2004
15 YEARS AGO
Dissecting the Edge
Outside Online writer, Stephanie Pearson, takes a month-long tour of NZ, in a bid to discover “why everyone wants a piece of the Kiwi…
Story
Video | YouTube
22 July 2006
VIDEO
The Flight of the Conchords: Business Time
New Zealand Comedians, the Flight of the Conchords, perform Business Time…
Story
Video | YouTube
14 January 2008
VIDEO
The Topp Twins: Gingham Sisters
The Topp Twins’ characters, Belle and Belle Gingham, perform for a crowd at the Gympie Festival of Country…
Story
Video | YouTube
05 May 2014
VIDEO
New Zealand Gumboots Song
“Take a look at the New Zealand Gumboots Song by Fred Dagg also known as John Clarke a New Zealand-Australian…

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