EDGE #343: Kelvin Davis on Mission to Keep Māori Out of Prison (The Guardian) + 21 stories

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From Brian Sweeney, publisher, NZEDGE.COM | 06 December 2018 | #343 | New York
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Community/General | Guardian (The)
05 December 2018
Kelvin Davis on Mission to Keep Māori Out of Prison
Kelvin Davis describes himself as a member of “the most incarcerated tribe in the world”. The former teacher grew up in New Zealand’s deprived Northland region and has seen childhood friends, schoolmates and relatives locked away. Appointed corrections minister in 2017, he is now on…

Design | Stuff
04 December 2018
New Zealanders Win Prestigious German Design Awards
Christchurch designer Davinia Sutton of Detail by Davinia Sutton has just won a massive three German Design Awards for Interior Architecture 2019, for two…
New Zealand | Airbnb
04 December 2018
Kaikoura Tops Airbnb’s 2019 Global Trending Destinations List
The latest Airbnb forecast has found that the “trending destinations for 2019 are places where the increased ‘healthy,’ more…
New Zealand | National Geographic
01 December 2018
Canterbury Makes National Geographic Best Trips List
New Zealand’s Canterbury Region has been featured on National Geographic’s annual Best Trips list as one of the destinations you must visit…
Sport General | CBC
03 December 2018
New Zealand Wins Bronze at FIFA U-17 World Cup
New Zealand has beaten Canada 2-1 to bring home bronze at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in Montevideo, Uruguay. The Canadian women found…
Rugby | National (The)
04 December 2018
All Blacks Sevens Clinch Emirates Trophy
Clark Laidlaw, the All Blacks Sevens coach, said the team’s success at the Emirates Airlines Dubai Rugby Sevens was an achievement that ranks alongside winning…
Motorsports | Sydney Morning Herald (The)
29 November 2018
Scott McLaughlin Wins Supercars Championship
“A year after his career’s lowest point, Ford’s Scott McLaughlin has claimed his maiden Supercars championship title,” writes…
Business | Australian Financial Review
04 December 2018
Xero Hits 1 Million Subscribers in AU & NZ
“Listed cloud accounting software provider Xero has hit its next major milestone, surpassing one million subscribers in Australia and New Zealand,” writes…
Business | Forbes
01 December 2018
Dan Ammann to Lead Cruise Self-Driving Car Unit
“Days after General Motors CEO Mary Barra unveiled a major restructuring”, “the auto giant said President Dan Ammann will be the new head of its Cruise self-driving car company, which she says…
Politics and Economics | Australian Business Insider
01 December 2018
New Zealand Ranked Second Most Prosperous
New Zealand has been ranked second in the Legatum Institute’s 12th annual global Prosperity Index, which lists the world’s 37 richest, healthiest, happiest…
Architecture | ArchitectureNow
03 December 2018
Monk Mackenzie Wins at World Architecture Festival
“Kiwi architecture firm Monk Mackenzie has taken home a win in the ‘Infrastructure – Future Projects’ category” at this year’s World Architecture Festival…
Architecture | Archinect
03 December 2018
Architect Antony Martin Makes Homes in Melbourne
After working in New York City for a number of years, New Zealand-born Antony Martin decided to move to Australia and set up a firm of his own. Since its founding…
Business | Korea Joongang Daily
29 November 2018
At Home in Seoul with Ambassador Philip Turner
“One way to experience something Kiwi in Seoul would be to order a flat white at a coffee shop,” Philip Turner, ambassador of New Zealand to Korea…
Community/General | The Local
06 December 2018
Spanish Culture Permeates Our Own
The presence of a three month-long film festival prompts the question: Are there tangible traces of Spanish culture in New Zealand? The 17th annual Latin American and Spain…
Cricket | Mumbai Mirror
29 November 2018
Bowling Sensation Ajaz Patel Ready for India
New Zealand’s Test hero against Pakistan Ajaz Patel, 30, talks to the Mumbai Mirror about his favourite street food, a change in bowling pace, and how he can’t wait to play against…
Media | AirlineRatings
02 December 2018
Air New Zealand’s New Christmas Video Delights Again
“Air New Zealand has done it again with a charming – and funny – video which sees the world’s naughtiest children unite in a bid to get back in Santa’s good books after the…
Video | YouTube
28 November 2018
Te Reo Māori Bohemian Rhapsody Cover Goes Viral
Their cover of Queen’s iconic hit ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ in Te Reo Māori has catapulted Whangārei Hātea Kapa Haka group to online fame with the video going viral on…
Music | The 405
28 November 2018
Dudley Benson “One of the Most Distinctive Musical Figures” to Emerge Within NZ
Although he’s relatively unknown outside of New Zealand, Dunedin-based avant-pop artist Dudley Benson, 35, is one…
Film & TV | Reuters
03 December 2018
Predator Cities Fight For Survival in Mortal Engines
“Oscar winning filmmaker Peter Jackson is returning to the big screen with adventure fantasy “Mortal Engines”, a post-apolcalyptic tale of survival in his first feature…
Golf | USA Today
09 December 2013
5 Years Ago – Ko Wins First Professional Title
Just a matter of weeks after announcing that she had turned pro, New Zealand golfer Lydia Ko has won her first professional title. The 16-year-old won the Swinging Skirts World Ladies…
Business | Portland Business Journal
08 December 2008
10 Years Ago – Northern Expansion
Wellington clothing company Icebreaker has engaged a distributor in Germany, Sweden and Norway, having also opened its first Eastern European sales and…
New Zealand | Guardian (The)
08 December 2003
15 Years Ago – Sleeping Outside the Square
The Hotel off the Square in Christchurch featured in the Guardian‘s ‘What’s Hot’ travel section. “The Hotel off the Square proclaims itself a ‘hotel with attitude’ with 38 rooms decorated in…
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