Edge Message #93 from Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM
New Zealand headlines in this week’s sampling of global media appearing in New York Times, Wall St Journal, BBC, Guardian, Financial Times, The Age, ABC News, Monocle, Tatler, St George Leader, NDTV India and New Eurasia include:
– Janet Frame’s “rare state of freedom” recalled by Jane Campion
– Poet Hone Tuwhare (No Ordinary Sun) dies, Dunedin, 86
– Blenheim’s Aquaflow Bionomic proposes global fuel solution
– Tauranga transforms from Pleasantville to gutsy export tiger
– Alexander Vineyard, Martinborough, taps Kazakhstan
– Paige Hareb, Taranaki teen, surfs into Billabong World Pro final
– Outram Paralympian ski racer Adam Hall wins US Huntsman Cup
– GG Anand Satyanand on commitment to overcome race disparities
– Kate Dewes appointed to UN Advisory Board on Disarmament
– Daisy Wilkie, Te Rauparaha kin, sits for Archibald Prize portrait
– Matakana Village gets global rep as gourmand’s delight
– NZ luxury lodges and “flashpackers” make best-in-world lists
– Brendan MacFarlane’s remake of 13th arrondissement in Paris
– Black Beauty driver Jonny Reid wins A1 Grand Prix in Taupo
– Te Haumi Maxwell, 13, “best prospect since Ian Thorpe”
– Liam Finn’s solo debut, I’ll Be Lightning “spare, melodic” – WSJ
– Jonny Reid races Boeing 777 for A1 Grand Prix stunt: draw
For full stories see /category/newzedge/, a 6,000-story storehouse of international activities by New Zealanders 2000-08.
Photo: Kerry Fox as Janet Frame in Jane Campion’s Angel at My Table.
My thanks to Clare Marshall who has edited the newzedge pages of nzedge.com since 2002. She has tracked and filed about 4,000 stories about the international achievements of New Zealanders. A great contribution to a unique resource. Clare commences as an editor with Melbourne University Publishing. Our best wishes.
Regards. Brian Sweeney, Producer, nzedge.com