EDGE #272: Jane Campion new Lake series, John Clarke Tribute, Joel Little dominates Billboard + All Blacks & Lions Draw ++ more

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From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 12 July 2017 | #272 | New York
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Film & TV | Guardian (The)
11 July 2017
Jane Campion on Inspiration Behind New TOTL Series
Fans of the critically acclaimed crime drama Top of the Lake will be eagerly awaiting its return at the end of this month – but writer New Zealand-born Jane Campion admits to the Observer that she never intended to make another series. “The number one reason…

Taste | Good Food
10 July 2017
Young Chef William Houia up for Australian Award
New Zealand-born William Houia (pictured seated right) is one of eight nominated for the highest Australian accolade a young chef can receive, the…
Rugby | Guardian (The)
10 July 2017
Fans From Both Sides Celebrate All Blacks Lions Draw
A draw. A dead heat. 15-15. And the series too, after the epic twists and turns of the last three weeks, is therefore a tie: one win for New Zealand, one win for the Lions, and Saturday’s stalemate…
Film & TV | Age (The)
10 July 2017
John Clarke Remembered in Final Tribute
Geoffrey Rush, David Wenham and Gina Riley joined a line-up of some of Australia’s biggest names in television to pay a final tribute to renowned satirist, Palmerston North-born…
Politics and Economics | Washington Post (The)
11 July 2017
NZ Lawmakers Apologise for 100s of Gay Convictions
New Zealand lawmakers have unanimously apologised for the “tremendous hurt and suffering” of hundreds of men who were convicted of homosexuality…
Politics and Economics | Australian (The)
12 July 2017
Bonds Forged By Times Says Gerry Brownlee
In an opinion piece for The Australian, New Zealand Minister for Foreign Affairs Gerry Brownlee discusses “the truly unique” trans-Tasman relationship and the new pathways…
Wine | Vancouver Sun
07 July 2017
New Zealanders Leading the Wine Charge in BC
Two New Zealanders are some of the global movers and shakers in the British Columbia wine industry. Chief winemaker at Okanagan Crush Pad, Haywire Winery Matt Dumayne…
Music | Stuff
11 July 2017
Producer Joel Little Dominates Billboard Charts
Auckland-born writer and producer Joel Little, 34, has his name in the Billboard music charts next to three different albums in the top 15, Stuff…
Music | San Francisco Chronicle
06 July 2017
Aldous Harding Making a Big Name for Herself
A lot of people are starting to talk about New Zealand singer-songwriter Aldous Harding. The 26-year-old talked to the San Francisco Chronicle on a stop in Brooklyn,…
Visual Arts | New Yorker (The)
06 July 2017
Jacqui Kenny’s Therapeutic Virtual World View
Last year, amid the stress of shutting down a digital production company she’d co-founded nearly ten years before, Jacqui Kenny, a New Zealander living in…
Community/General | Daily Mail
06 July 2017
Kiwi Private Investigator Shares Signs Your Partner Is Having An Affair
“It’s something that will have crossed the minds of many a married man or woman,”…
Visual Arts | Stuff
07 July 2017
Jane Wynyard’s Change of Pace in East Africa
Just a year ago, 48 year-old Auckland-born Jane Wynyard was a public relations maven in London with a career and lifestyle many of us would envy, Kelly Ana Morey…
Motorsports | Daily Mail
08 July 2017
Levi Sherwood Lifts Hands off the Bars and Flips
In a matter of days freestyle motocross star Levi Sherwood has made history twice.After becoming the first New Zealander to land a double backflip to…
Z-Files | Sun (The)
09 July 2017
Packing Guru Daan Dijkstra’s Top Travel Tips
New Zealander Daan Dijkstra who works as “pack master” at adventure shop Kathmandu says travellers constantly go over the luggage limit for no reason. He has…
Community/General | PerthNow
08 July 2017
WA’s Only Female Abalone Diver is Alex Pere
Meet Alex Pere, 27, Western Australia’s only female abalone diver and the state’s unlikeliest gender equality campaigner. Pere is the newest recruit at Ocean…
Community/General | Sydney Morning Herald (The)
05 July 2017
Eva McGauley’s Dying Wish is To Help Others
Eva McGauley is terminally ill. But she’s determined to fulfill her dying wish to help others. While any decent-minded person would forgive the 17-year-old New…
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