Edge Message #132 from Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM
Patterson Associates named one of five practices to shape future of architecture – World Architecture
Richie McCaw, enjoys “playing footy” with All Blacks; re-signs for four years – Bloomberg
Anna Paquin, self-confessed tough cookie, boxes her way to lookin’ LA – Health
Manukura, first white kiwi chick born in captivity; chiefly cute – The Age
Otago University researchers find a way to stop growth of cancer tumours – Xinhua
Craig Cliff takes Commonwealth first book award for “highly entertaining” Man Melting – Guardian
Mark Simmons, Top Chef talent, serves up hokey-pokey to New Yorkers – Village Voice
Zane Lowe, Radio 1 DJ, No 29 on Guardian’s Music Power 100 list – SFGate
Hauauru ma raki, 168-turbine windfarm, near Raglan gets go-ahead – People’s Daily Online
New Zealand Sevens take World series tally to nine; “phenomenal achievement” – Boxscore News
Auckland lives ups to nickname; Waitemata sports 100,000 private yachts – Edmonton Journal
Kris Gemmell, triathlete, first at Memphis in May Triathlon – Commercial Appeal
Phoenix Foundation won’t abide “dicks”; inspired by non-dick Jarvis Cocker – Guardian
Francis Upritchard’s whimsical clay figures make US debut in ’12 – Cincinnati City Beat
New Zealand an Eden for pinot noir and Central Otago has fruit to burn – Globe and Mail
Gerald Parsonson, architect, brings New Zealand bach style back to basics – Dwell
See all stories and a 7,000 story archive of international New Zealand news 2000-2011 at NZEDGE/MEDIA.
NEW YORK, to 17 June, Matariki New York 2011: A Celebration of the Maori New Year. Events include film screenings, Maori music performance, sneaker art session with noted New York graffiti artist James Topp, a kids day with crafts and storytime, and more. Azucarera, Harlem Event times vary. Free admission, all ages.
AUCKLAND, 16 June, 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Poet Allen Curnow and Screening of Early Days Yet, an acclaimed documentary about Allen Curnow, directed by Shirley Horrocks. Live auction of a framed, vintage, print of Allen Curnow by Robin Morrison. The Bridgeway Cinema, Northcote Thurs 16 June 7:15 pm.
LOS ANGELES, June 18, Mark de Clive-Lowe Remix: Live at Senses Musician and producer Mark de Clive-Lowe is special guest performer with additional sets by other DJs; bar, dancing, fun. Fox Theater in PomonaSat 18 June 10:30 pm. RSVP at the Noise Academy
LONDON, 23 June, Exhibition, Current: Contemporary Art from New Zealand and the Pacific Includes works by Andy Leleisi’uao, Nic Moon, Virginia King, James F. Ormsby, Filipe Tohi, and Reuben Paterson. Each artist addresses environmental sustainability and draws upon specific cultural traditions to explore, renew and express “current creative identity.” October Gallery to 30 July.
TOKYO, 24 June, Support Our Kids Charity Dinner, Auction, Show to raise funds for children affected by the disasters in the Tohoku region of Japan and Christchurch. Auction items include All Blacks and Crusaders-signed jerseys, tickets to Tokyo Giants game, trip to New Zealand for two nights at the Terrace Downs and Millbrook golf resorts and two nights at the George Hotel, and more. ANA Intercontinental Hotel Tokyo