#90 Kiwi Duo Re-Invent the T-Shirt

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Edge Message #90 from Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM

 New Zealanders in Global Headlines

New Zealand headlines in this week’s sampling of global media appearing in The New York Times, The Times, Globe & Mail, Salon,Guardian, The Age, Monocle, Undercover, China ViewTelegram, BBC NewsCanberra Times, Times of India and The Observer include:

–  Wellington’s Ponoko pioneer virtual personalized manufacturing

–  Rotorua microbiologists reveal methane-buster from Hells Gate

–  New 50 Facts That Should Change the World from Jessica Williams

–  Nurse Lisa French Blaker writes Heart of Darfur from Sudan

–  NZ “wine producing country of the year” – Observer’s Tim Atkin

–  OtagoU scientists patent squid gel to reduce surgical scarring

–  BEE (Beauty Engineered for Ever) cleaning products make Monocle

–  Carbon-neutral Arthur’s Pass Wilderness Lodge gets Times aok

–  Guardian has “thrillingly wild, jaw-dropping” tour of NZ back country

–  Lloyd Jones talks up raging character of Wellington wind in Times

–  Digi-bongo acapella-rap-funk-comedy Conchords score in Capital

–  Auckland artist Dane Mitchell selected for Miami’s Art Basel 2008

–  Peter Boggs compared to Edward Hopper in Canberra exhibition

–  Chills, “set apart by geography”, in Guardian’s greatest music acts

–  B+W photographer Stefanie Young in Chelsea NYC show

–  Baritone Teddy Tahu Rhodes shows character range in OZ Opera

–  Lauren McKee and Wynne Pirini reinvent T-shirts in Vancouver

–  Windsurfer Barbara Kendall earns fifth Olympic Games spot

–  Buck Shelford scores 15th in Times’ list of sport’s worst injuries

–  All Black and NZ Maori legend Pat Walsh dies, Auckland, 71


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Thumbnail photo of Hell’s Gate, Rotorua

Best regards,

Brian Sweeney

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