#81: Reaching Round The World

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Edge Message #81 from Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM

Kia Ora Aotearoa whanau whanui ki te Aonui
Global Community of New Zealanders

Welcome to new friends from Bergen, Berlin, Boston, Canton, Dallas, Darwin, Dubai, Exeter, Gold Coast, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Kaknda City, Kathmandu, Lancaster, Launceston, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Mento Park CA, Mt Vernon, Munster, New York, Palma de Mallorca, Paulhan, Perth, Perthsire, Raleigh, Redwood City, Rome, Sankt Augustin, Shanghai, Sheffield, Singapore, Sydney, Tai Lung, Taiwan, Vancouver, Warrnambool, Warwick, Zionsville; and Auckland, Cambridge, Carterton, Hamilton, Lower Hutt, Porirua, Raupunga, Takaka, Taupo, Tauranga, Wanganui, Wellington, Whangarei and Wilton.

Recent headlines published at /category/newzedge/
about New Zealanders putting edge into the globe, as reported in The New York Times, the Times of London, USA Today, The Australian, The Guardian, Time, Scotsman.com, Sydney Morning Herald, Financial Review, The Telegraph, SFGate.com, Courier Mail, Pacific Magazine, Monument, Granta, The Bulletin, Silicon.com and the Harvard Divinity Review, include:

– Douglas Wright’s “poem of love, cruelty and death” in Sydney
– Tumu te Heuheu named chairman of UN Heritage Committee
– Temuera Morrison on being Jake the Muss
– Gordon Dryden awarded HonD from Arizona
– Sam Neill, Martin Henderson, dry and meticulous in London
– Brian Brake’s Titirangi “floating world” among seminal houses
– Katherine Mansfield : “Some of the greatest short stories”
– Time magazine charts NZ’s international disengagement
– The jandal makes comeback in Northern Hem heatwaves
– Queen’s 80th Birthday guests served Te Mata Chardonnay
– Neroli Fairhall, Golden Archer, has died at 61
– The Chills’ Pink Frost inspire Swedish hybrid
– Nicole Colovos new design director of Helmut Lang
– Ralph Norris leads the Commonwealth Bank
– Anthropologist Michael Jackson’s nomadic insights
– Hulme supercar at UK Festival of Speed
– AgResearch wins UK cropping innovation prize
– RoamAD wireless network seeded in Bologna
– Ka Mate Haka appropriated by Fiat women in Italy
– Wellington leads global creative economy magnet
– Parekowhai, Pardington in Paris at Musée du Quai Branly
– Vincent Ward on the dramas of filming River Queen
– Gary Henderson’s play Peninsula opens in Brisbane
– Rotorua’s Pink & White Terraces to be re-created
– France encouraged to follow NZ wine example
– Agencies win Lions at Cannes Advertising Festival
– John Clarke’s humor spreads wryly across The Bulletin
– Kumfs opens first US-branded store in Fresno CA
– Maori poi classes in Penticton British Columbia
– NZ bus co DesignLine prototypes electric commuter bus
– Fonterra plans alliances in Australian East
– Des Wilson’s history of poker “love at cracking pace”
– Gary Henderson convinces with Philadelphia cycle win
– Derek Henderson photographs for wool in Sydney
– Karapiro to host 2010 World Rowing Champs
– Allan Bevan, nzer on United 93, played in 9/11 film
– Design Mobel bed stars in Guardian tech feature
– Cadamus supplys eftpos to Singapore taxis
– Oxford VC John Hood take message to rural schools
– Anna Pacquin in slate of new film, reprises Rogue in X-Men
– Justice Anad Satyanand new Governor General
– Bert Munro – Ohio Hall of Motorcycle Fame
– Martin Hendersen a Fool For Love in London
– Scott Dixon wins at Watkins Glen
– Wade Cunningham wins at Indianapolis
– Lonely Planet on the edge with Planet Green
– Manawa Pacific Heartbeat connects artists
– Peter Hunter elected to Royal Art Society
– Denis Dutton at The White House
– Melanie Burford awarded the Pulitzer Prize
– Wayne “Sudoku” Gould in Time 100 List
– Helger Windle, Anna Crawley exhibit in NY
– Bruce Ferguson awarded by Singapore military
– Claudia Batten in Massive Microsoft deal
– Simon Israel on board of Singaporean state company
– Fay Weldon injects anarchy to creative workshops
– 30 Days of Night – Vampire pic shoots in Auckland
– Artist Bill Culbert lights up in Sydney
– Zespri phenomena chartered by US marketing
– Alan Kirkness discovers new Brothers Grimm books
– Chad Taylor’s cool noir hot in Washington Post
– Essenze Edge design showcases at Saatchi NY
– RIP Bob Duff, All Black captain, Bok victor
– Greg Sang and Bruce Munro building tall in Dubai
– Graeme Wheeler appointed MD at World Bank
– Emily Barclay stars in Suburban Mayhem, Oz px
– Keisha Castle-Hughes to play Oz black comedy
– US Travel site Frommers rapt with South Island
– John Psathas’ view from Mt Olympus an NZSO epic
– Coromandel Beach in World top 20
– 1421 – the year the Chinese landed in NZ?
– 1728 – Cook’s Endeavour scuttled in Boston?


More soon, including newly published commentary, recent messages and links.

Warm regards, Brian Sweeney
Publisher, Producer

http://www.nzedge.com brian@nzedge.com

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