EDGE #353: Max Gimblett Reflects On a Life of Love, Art And Freedom + 18 stories

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From Brian Sweeney, publisher, NZEDGE.COM | 06 March 2019 | #353 | New York
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Visual Arts | Stuff.co.nz
05 March 2019
Max Gimblett Reflects On a Life of Love, Art And Freedom
“Internationally renowned New Zealand painter Max Gimblett credits his wife as his greatest supporter, and his leading critic.” Warren Feeney reports for Stuff.

“Born in Auckland in 1935 and based in New York since 1972, Gimblett is back in New Zealand…

Politics and Economics | Guardian (The)
04 March 2019
Helen Clark Fighting Erosion of Women’s Rights
More than 30 female world leaders including current and former heads of state have called for a fightback against the erosion of women’s…
New Zealand | Tripadvisor
05 March 2019
Mt Manganui & Piha Beach among Top 10 Beaches South Pacific
Mount Maunganui and Piha Beach have been ranked among the Top 10 Beaches in the South Pacific in the latest TripAdvisor…
Media | Contagious
03 March 2019
Colenso BBDO Auckland One of 2019 Contagious Pioneers
Colenso BBDO, Auckland have been featured as number one 2019 Contagious Pioneers in a ranking published by creative and strategic…
Film & TV | Hollywood Reporter
01 March 2019
Merata Mita Doco Reviewed by The Hollywood Reporter
The legacy and personal life of the late New Zealand filmmaker Merata Mita are brought to life in the documentary Merata: How Mum Decolonised the…
Film & TV | Inside Film
04 March 2019
Cliff Curtis Set to Soar in Avatar Epics
New Zealand actor Cliff Curtis, 50, modestly acknowledges he is not a brand or a marquee name, despite a vast body of work which includes Once Were Warriors, Whale Rider, The Dark…
Film & TV | Los Angeles Times
27 February 2019
Flack Stars First-Rate Cast Including Anna Paquin
“In Flack, (New Zealand-raised) Anna Paquin plays Robyn, an American living in London and working in a high-powered PR firm, an outfit just as moral…
News | Nga Kupu Aroha
05 March 2019
Lean On Me – Nga Kupu Aroha
I nearly started to sob when Joe Walsh, Tim Schmit, and Vince Gill sang a waiata, acapella, at Hoani Waititi Marae Auckland, in support of the whaikorero from the Eagles’ kaumatua, Martin…
Wine | New Zealand Herald (The)
04 March 2019
Invivo Teams Up with Sarah Jessica Parker
Waikato wine producer Invivo, which was started in 2008 by Tim Lightbourne and Rob Cameron, has teamed up with Sex in the City star Sarah Jessica Parker to develop sauvignon…
Business | Bloomberg
06 March 2019
Allbirds Taking Viral Wool Tennis Shoe to China
Allbirds Inc., the wool shoe startup co-founded by New Zealander Tim Brown that’s become a staple of Silicon Valley fashion, is opening its first stores in China, aiming…
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Community/General | Conversation (The)
01 March 2019
Level Playing Field is a Myth Says Academic
“Those who argue that women with differences of sexual development and transgender should not be allowed to compete in women’s sports usually claim that their…
Rugby | New York Times (The)
28 February 2019
Upbringing Helped Turn Barrett Trio Into All Blacks
Running around frost-covered coastal Taranaki fields in their bare feet was indicative of the sort of grounded upbringing that former captain…
Music | 405 (The)
05 March 2019
In Conversation with the Band Yak
One of “the most exciting acts around both on stage and on record” is called Yak, according to music site, The 405. Together the Wolverhampton-formed trio, including New Zealand-born drummer…
Nature | Science Daily
28 February 2019
Origins of Extinct Adzebill Traced to Africa
Scientists at the University of Adelaide have revealed the African origins of New Zealand’s most mysterious giant flightless bird – the now extinct adzebill –…
Architecture | Dezeen
28 February 2019
John Scott’s Werry/Francis Houses Make New Book
The sunlit spaces of a mid-century modern family home in Greytown, designed by the late architect John Scott, are captured in images by photographer…
Taste | London Evening Standard
02 March 2019
Chef Peter Gordon’s Charity Dinners a Who’s Who
Twenty years ago, 20 chefs headed to the Berkeley at the behest of Peter Gordon (pictured right), the New Zealander best known at the time for his…
Nature | WIRED
07 March 2014
5 Years Ago – New Zealanders Fight to Pull Back Kakapo from Extinction
New Zealanders are pulling out all the stops to save the nation’s second most favourite bird, the kakapo – a friendly, flightless, green…
Politics and Economics | Wall Street Journal
06 March 2009
10 Years Ago – Key Looks Ahead
The idea of growing a nation out of recession by improving productivity puts Prime Minister John Key and his conservative National Party at odds with Washington, Tokyo and Canberra…
Visual Arts | New York Times (The)
04 March 2004
15 Years Ago – History Goes Digital
New York Times reviews ‘Paradise Now,’ a diverse exhibition of contemporary NZ and Pacific art currently on show at the Asia Pacific Society Museum on Park Avenue. Lisa Reihana’s …
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