EDGE #341: NZ an Entrepreneurial Haven for Women; Craig Nevill-Manning & NY’s Tech Boom; Exploring the Planet with Phil Keoghan; Michael Seresin; Ron Holland; Margot Henderson; Jake Millar + FT, Guardian, Forbes

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From Brian Sweeney, publisher, NZEDGE.COM | 21 November 2018 | #341 | New York
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Business | Forbes
21 November 2018
NZ is a Nice Place to be a Female Entrepreneur
“During my trip to New Zealand, from Queenstown in the Southern Alps all the way north to the Bay of Islands, I felt like I was on journey to discover successful women in business. Every winery I popped into for a tasting, every brewery for a beer, every restaurant for a meal – everywhere I looked there were successful businesswoman…

Business | NZHerald
19 November 2018
Jake Millar & Yuuki Ogino Make Forbes ’30 Under 30′
Jake Millar and Yuuki Ogino, the founders of global education platform Unfiltered, “have been named on Forbes Magazine’s “30 under 30” list of individuals…
Medicine/Health | BBC
20 November 2018
New Zealand Launches Testicular Cancer Booth Check
Ever thought of getting a health check but worried about having to? Well, drop your pants. Meet the Testimatic, a booth allowing New Zealand men to have…
Business | Financial Times
15 November 2018
Tim Brown’s Allbirds Now a Global Brand
“Coming from New Zealand, the land of 27 million sheep, the idea of wool in footwear seemed like one of those things that should have been done and never had been,” Allbirds co-founder Tim…
Film & TV | Parade Magazine
19 November 2018
Exploring the Planet with Phil Keoghan
National Geographic’s critically acclaimed documentary series Explorer recently returned to screens with breakthrough stories designed to magnify curiosity, innovation, news…
Film & TV | Hollywood Reporter
14 November 2018
Thomasin McKenzie One of Hollywood’s Rising Young Stars
New Zealand actress Thomasin McKenzie, 18, has been featured on The Hollywood Reporter’s list of “Hollywood’s Rising Young Stars”. Bryn Elise…
Film & TV | Guardian (The)
18 November 2018
They Shall Not Grow Old – “Utterly Breathtaking”
“Peter Jackson and team’s painstaking restoration of first world war footage is a cinematic triumph that all but brings young British soldiers back to life,” writes film…
Media | Brisbane Times (The)
12 November 2018
Journalist Gay Davidson Makes Media Hall of Fame
The late Gay Davidson has been inducted into the Australian Media Hall of Fame. The New Zealand-born journalist, who died in 2004, had the distinction of…
Science/Tech | New York Times (The)
20 November 2018
New York Is a Genuine Tech Hub
“In 2003, Craig Nevill-Manning, a computer scientist at Google, wanted to set up an engineering outpost in New York. Google’s top leaders were sceptical, but they told him that he could …
Taste | Daily Mail
15 November 2018
Light Bulb Moment for Caterer Margot Henderson
Margot Henderson, co-founder of London events company Arnold & Henderson, reveals to the Daily Mail how she was inspired to set up the the business after…
New Zealand and the Sea – A major new history from Bridget Williams Books
Design | Superyachts.com
17 November 2018
Coco Wolf at Vanguard of Luxury Yachting Furnishing
Luxury outdoor furniture is an essential feature of every luxury yachting experience, helping owners and guests enjoy their ocean adventures in the upmost comfort…
Design | St. Pete Catalyst
18 November 2018
Yacht Designer Ron Holland on US Book Tour
His career didn’t exactly start in Florida, but the Tampa Bay area was a key marker on lauded yacht designer, New Zealander Ron Holland’s long, successful journey. A…
Wine | London Evening Standard
16 November 2018
Michael Seresin Takes a Widescreen Approach
A New Zealander with Russian roots, Michael Seresin is a cinematographer (Midnight Express, Angela’s Ashes and, coming soon, Mowgli) and – with newly hired Tamra…
Rugby | Guardian (The)
16 November 2018
Sean Fitzpatrick’s First View of Twickenham
Former All Black captain, Auckland-born Sean Fitzpatrick, 55, looks back at the games he played at Twickenham, in a piece for the Guardian. “I remember arriving at Twickenham for…
New Zealand | Golfscape
19 November 2018
Cape Kidnappers One of the World’s Best 20 Golf Courses
New Zealand’s Cape Kidnappers has been named as one of the best 20 golf courses in the world in an article by golfing blog Golfscape. The courses…
New Zealand | Thrillist
17 November 2018
Gorgeous Coastal Pacific Rail Line to Reopen
Like Ernest and the Magic School Bus before it, New Zealand’s iconic Coastal Pacific rail line will ride again. KiwiRail has announced the train will reopen on 1…
Community/General | Fast Company
25 November 2013
5 Years Ago – NZ Continues to Beat Australia with Smarts
Auckland is the only New Zealand city, and the first of four cities from Australia and New Zealand, to make Fast Company’s list of ‘The 10 Smartest Asia/Pacific Cities’…
Nature | Telegraph (The)
19 November 2008
10 Years Ago – An Astral Heritage
Tekapo’s Graeme Murray – director of Earth & Sky at Mt John Observatory – is the driving force behind obtaining UNESCO World Heritage Starlight Reserve status for the pristine skies above the Lake…
Taste | New York Times (The)
21 November 2003
15 Years Ago – Edge Eatery Hits NoLIta
Celebrated ex-pat chefs Peter Gordon and Anna Hansen (the team behind London’s The Providores and Tapa) have opened a new restaurant in New York’s trendy NoLIta district – Public. In a glowing review, the New York…
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