#91 New Zealander’s In Global Headlines

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Edge Message #91 from Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM

New Zealanders in Global Headlines

New Zealand headlines in this week’s sampling of global media appearing in New York Times, BBC, CNN, Guardian, Telegraph,Observer, Variety, Citizen-Times, news.com.au, Melbourne Age,Sydney Morning Herald, The Salt Lake Tribune, Sunshine Coast Daily,Orange County Register, Herald Sun include:

– Haka in Utah via Dave Atkinson (Kaeo) for Marae Cttee NZ-US Soc

– Henry whistles ref for RFU exit, back as ABs coach, Deans to OZ

– Splash with splatter: NZ horror films entry genre for first directors

– NZ War Memorial in Hyde Park wins UK communications award

– NZ Police uses wiki for global input to update of 1958 Police Act

– CanterburyU’s Annie Potts on vegan-to-vegan love: cruelty-free

– NZ-Melbourne Cantonese Seamstress wins critics, diners

– Book charts tumultuous Earthrace bio-fuelled speedboat journey

– North Carolina realist Robert Johnson paints NZ’s edge evolution

– Australian travel guide tips Aotearoa’s top 30 lake experiences

– NZ voted world’s best holiday in Telegraph: 30k UK visitors

– Pro surfer Dave Rastovich in protest over Japan’s dolphin killings

– Wellington student Landen Hale-Brown lead role in OZ Billy Elliot

– Climate change key issue on Clark-Rudd inaugural PM meet

– John Daniell’s French pro-rugby book “a gem off the beaten track”

– Balclutha-born Dean Tahana crowned Australia’s sexiest man (px)

– Peter Gordon shreds “food miles myth” on UK TV, backs NZ food

– Auckland feted for “stunning natural setting”, wineries, architecture

– Kohanga reo centres triples fluent Maori speakers; hailed worldwide

– 09 NZ Winter Games prop’d for elite PacRim athletes pre-Olympics

– Beckham heaven: LA Galaxy, Wellington Phoenix charm Capital

– Bob Charles’ adrenalin flows on M.Hill’s Q’town NZ Open course

– Jesse James film “classic Americana” from Andrew Dominik

– Neil Finn “Lennonish” at sellout UK concerts: “big, warm and tingly”

– Dave Henderson turns IRD nemises into luxe-modern hotel SO

– NYNZ psychoanalyst Jeffrey Masson on cats vs birds rights debate

– Pietra Brettkelly at Sundance for Art Star and the Sudanese Twins


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Thumbnail photo of acclaimed New Zealand chef, Peter Gordon.

Best regards,

Brian Sweeney

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


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