THE GLOBAL LIFE OF NEW ZEALANDERS
From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 27 April 2012| #146 | New York
KEY NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES IN GLOBAL MEDIA
Holocaust Centre, opened by Wellington mayor Celia Wade-Brown; “asset for all NZers” – JTA
INNOVATION / ECONOMY / SCIENCE
University of Auckland finds SPARX game as effective for depressed teens as counselling – Times of India
Living Cell Technologies plan to plant pig cells in humans to fight Parkinson’s – Bangalore Mirror
FILM / ARTS
Logan Bell, Katchafire member, “love, love, loves” San Francisco’s reggae vibes – Examiner
Sam RB’s song Stand Tall chosen theme of NZ contingent at London Olympics – Washington Post
Kimbra helps propel Gotye’s Somebody that I Used to Know to No. 1 in US – Billboard
Keisha Castle-Hughes, 22, whale rider, makes US TV debut in sci-fi pilot – Herald Sun
Auckland secret White Stripes’ concerts feature on band’s ‘NZ Under Lights’ DVD – Hit Fix
TASTE / DESIGN
New Zealand’s takeaways a massive 18 per cent saltier than French – Financial
Christchurch diocese agrees to temporary cardboard cathedral spire – Wall Street Journal
Charlizza Harris, entrepreneur, 18, daring to dream; honoured in NY– Inc.
Sarah Quigley, author, visits Berlin café Antipodes, “where coffee tastes like coffee” – NZ Listener
See all stories and a 7,500 story archive of international New Zealand news 2000-2012 at NZEDGE/MEDIA.
Fern Symbol via www.nzflag.com. Banner photo: Gull, Kapiti.