#89 New Zealander wins Humanitarian Award

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Edge Message #89 from Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM

Aotearoa whanau whanui ki te Aonui Global Community of New Zealanders From Brian Sweeney, producer www.nzedge.com

GLOBAL HEADLINES: New Zealand headlines in this week’s survey of global media appearing in The Times, New York Times, Reuters, The Observer, Daily Telegraph, Open Democracy, SFGate.com, Lonely Planet, Undercover, London.net, include:

– SurfAid wins global Humanitarian Award for Mentawai Islands work

– Stephen Chan charts hubris of Mugabe in Auckland Uni lectures

– Anne Geddes sells 20m books worldwide, new autobio published

– Split Enz for NZ tour March 08, new album One Out Of The Bag

– NZ fifth in world for gender equality – World Economic Forum

– Speight’s Ale House sails Dunedin-London in 75-day passage

– NZ-bred horses make clean sweep of Melbourne Racing Carnival

– Pinot Gris hailed in San Francisco as our new sauvignon blanc

– Whakatane reggae band Kora in sell-out Camden London show

– NZ String Quartet on 8 city US East Coast tour, Bach to Harris

– Julian Robertson adds Cape Kidnappers Lodge to luxe portfolio

– Six NZ tourist attractions in Lonely Planet Bluelist, incl White Island

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Photo of SurfAid International founder, New Zealander Dr Dave Jenkins, with Mentawai Islanders.

Best regards,

Brian Sweeney

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

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