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Edge Message #98 from Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM

Greetings. We are pleased to record our 10 millionth pageview since inception. Ka pai.

New Zealanders in Global Headlines

New Zealand headlines in this week’s sampling of global media appearing in Guardian, Forbes Traveler, Telegraph, Time, Herald Sun, Business Week, PR Week, ABC News, Fiji Times, San Francisco Gate, Earth Times, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Vancouver Sun, Los Angeles Times, CBS News and The Daily Telegraph include:

–  Sir Geoffrey Cox, journalist and News at Ten founder, dies, aged 91
–  Ta moko a “solemn declaration of Maori identity and dignity”
–  Rachel Hunter the face, and figure, of US weight-loss brand Sure Slim
–  Phil Keoghan dons a kilt and golfs across Scotland in CBS challenge
–  NZ world’s first developed country to sign free trade deal with China
–  Anna Fitzpatrick, model ambassador for Australian Alopecia Foundation
–  Kiri te Kanawa performs on North American summer festival circuit
–  Sir Edmund Hillary honoured by Queen at St George’s Chapel
–  NZ digger to accompany Australian statue on Anzac Bridge, Sydney
–  Kate Watson, Wahine survivor, saddened at news of her hero’s death
–  NZ’s sexiest beaches rated “sizzling” in Forbes Traveler article
–  Anna Paquin smitten with a vampire in new HBO series, True Blood
–  Steve Williams, caddy, “willing to do whatever it took to be the best”
–  Gorilla Pictures, film company’s zombie flick attracts LA interest
–  Marlborough Sauvignon challenged by winemakers’ Pinot excitement
–  Aquaflow Bionomic Corp, harvesting wild algae, making biofuel
–  Fraser Colman, politician, remembered for Mururoa frigate protest, dies
–  Treetops Lodge, Waiheke and Dine “top-notch”, Vancouver Sun
–  Kate Sylvester one of 13 NZ designers at Australian Fashion Week

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15 May 2008, Ruatepupuke II wharenui, Field Museum, Chicago
NZ and Chicago artists initiate 2009 exhibition “Close Encounters” at a 3-day hui. For more information contact Bruce Phillips bruceephillips@gmail.com

16 May 2008, 8pm, The Great Escape Festival, Brighton
Auckland indie band Cut off your Hands performs at Europe’s newest music festival. Three-day tickets 45 pounds. Book at www.escapegreat.com

18 May 2008, 6-9pm, Opening of Essenze showroom, Brooklyn, New York
New Zealand-inspired design: “The edge of the world meets the edge of Manhattan”. rsvpbrooklyn@essenze.co.nz or see www.essenze.co.nz

25 May 2008, 3pm, “Classic All Blacks” vs Leicester Tigers, Welford Road, Leicester
Featuring Marshall, Mehrtens, Gear, Hayman, Howlett, Spencer, Reihana, Oliver, Holah, Tuitupou, Flavell and others more. Tickets from 13 pounds, Tel 08701 28 34 30.

1 June 2008, 2.30pm, Gala Recital, Elder Hall, Adelaide
Bass-baritone Jonathan Lemalu performs with UK pianist Malcolm Martineau. Premium tickets $60 / Adults $30. Book at www.bass.net.au

23 June 2008, NZ Cricket Team Luncheon, Oval Cricket Ground, London
Dinner and champagne with the national team. Premier package 1490 pounds / Standard package 99 pounds. Email Mark Hudson mark@nationalsportingclub.co.uk

If you have an upcoming event to add to the New Zealand Edge international datebook please send details to isobel@nzedge.com.
Best regards from London. Brian Sweeney, Producer, nzedge.com

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