EDGE #261: Air NZ #1 on Aussie Reputation Index, Chris Liddell Opens White House Doors, Xero’s Rod Drury Promotes Global Ecosystem, Army Food Turned Into Fine Dining + Down Under Delights ++ more

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From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 03 May 2017 | #261 | New York
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Business | Australian Financial Review
01 May 2017
Air NZ Takes Top Spot on Australian Reputation Index
Rugby’s Bledisloe Cup. Cricket’s Chappell-Hadlee Trophy. Now New Zealand has taken the title of Australia’s most reputable company, James Thomson reports for Australian Financial Review. Air New Zealand has grabbed number one spot on the annual Reputation Index…

Politics and Economics | New York Times (The)
01 May 2017
White House Open to Chris Liddell’s Ideas
Nearly 300 executives have visited the White House this year, according to a New York Times tabulation, an open-door policy that is a sharp break with the Obama…
Design | Dezeen
01 May 2017
Resident’s Dark Matter Brightens Milan Design Week
Auckland lighting and furniture design firm Resident has been exhibiting off-site at Milan Design Week since the company was established by…
Watersports | Annabel Anderson
02 May 2017
Stand Up Paddler Annabel Anderson Wins Again
New Zealand world champion female stand up paddler Annabel Anderson defended her title recently at the 21.2km West Marine Carolina Cup elite graveyard race held at…
Business | Huffington Post (The)
02 May 2017
Xero’s Rod Drury Promotes the Global Ecosystem
“As the world becomes more tribal, global platforms, which enable the flow of global commerce, will help build communities, foster understanding and…
Taste | Daily Mail
27 April 2017
Army Food Turned Into Stunning Fine Dining Dishes in Captivating Photo Series
Military MREs – Meals Ready-to-Eat – from the US, China, Russia and…
Politics and Economics | Courier.co.uk (The)
26 April 2017
NZ and UK Talk Meat Deals Post-Brexit
New Zealand’s powerful meat promotional body Beef and Lamb New Zealand (BLNZ) has begun discussions with UK producer groups about the possibility of collaborating on post-Brexit lamb…
New Zealand | Conde Nast Traveler
30 April 2017
Helena Bay Lodge On Hot List 2017
Helena Bay Lodge in Northland, New Zealand has been cited on Condé Nast Traveler’s Best New Hotels List 2017. The magazine’s editors “vetted hundreds of recently opened hotels and resorts”…
New Zealand | Star Online (The)
03 May 2017
Rugged Landscapes Beguile Malaysian Photographer
A photographic exhibition of New Zealand’s “majestic” landscapes is on show in Kuala Lumpur. The “Aspiring New Zealand” collection was taken by…
Wine | Bend Bulletin (The)
29 April 2017
Down Under Delights Enjoyed in Oregon
“If I must choose just one New Zealand winery for sauvignon blanc, I’ll pick Kim Crawford. The 2016 vintage is already available in area stores, and if anything, it’s even better…
Fashion | Vogue Australia
02 May 2017
Selena Gomez Enlists Georgia Fowler for New Clip
Auckland-born Georgia Fowler, 24, who debuted in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show last December, has officially added actor to her modelling resume,…
Fashion | Telegraph (The)
29 April 2017
Luxuries Karen Walker Can’t Live Without
New Zealand fashion designer Karen Walker tells the Telegraph that luxury is no longer about how rare your handbag is, how big your yacht is or how hand-made your watch…
Fashion | Vogue
27 April 2017
It’s the Little Things in Life Says Emilia Wickstead
“It would be impossible to write about my childhood without mentioning the two amazing women in my life who raised me: my mother and my…
Theatre | Allied News
28 April 2017
Playwright Eleanor Bishop’s Jane Doe Touring US
Jane Doe, previously titled We Are Steubenville, is a play created, written and directed by Eleanor Bishop, a New Zealand-born director who studied fine…
Taste | Food & Wine
28 April 2017
Pop-Up Restaurant That Only Serves Airplane Food
“A pop-up restaurant called This is How We Fly opened for a day on April 24 in London’s Unit London Gallery in an effort to showcase Air New Zealand’s…
Science/Tech | Stuff
27 April 2017
Lucky Planet Hunters Discover Super-Earth
NASA is adopting a planet hunting technique created by New Zealand scientists. Called gravitational microlensing, it helped Auckland and Massey University scientists Associate…
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