EDGE #356: “The Roots of Jacinda Ardern’s Extraordinary Leadership” The New Yorker + 18 stories

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From Brian Sweeney, publisher, NZEDGE.COM | 27 March 2019 | #356 | New York
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Society | New Yorker (The)
26 March 2019
The Roots of Jacinda Ardern’s Extraordinary Leadership
“In October of 2017, when Jacinda Ardern became the Prime Minister of New Zealand—a country with a population of fewer than five million—she assumed leadership of a place not accustomed to making global headlines,” writes Amelia Lester in an article published in The New Yorker.

“When I visited…

Story
Society | NZEDGE.com
26 March 2019
Christchurch Choir Perform Emotional New York Concert
Christchurch’s Vocal Collective – on tour to perform at Carnegie Hall as part of a global choir – tonight sang an emotional and and inspirational concert at St John’s Church in Greenwich…
Story
Society | NZEDGE.com
26 March 2019
Christchurch Attack Intl News 30 Articles: Condemnation, Compassion, Commentary
U.S. and other reporting, analysis and investigations in the 24 from The Washington Post, New York Times, New…
Story
Society | NZEDGE.com
26 March 2019
NZ In Mourning: Global News And Commentary About Christchurch Mosque Massacre
The tragic attack by a white supremacist on two Mosques in Christchurch resulting in 50 dead and as many…
Story
Business | West Australian (The)
25 March 2019
MinRes Head Chris Ellison Takes Top Honour
Mineral Resources boss New Zealander Chris Ellison has won a top honour at the Australian Institute of Management WA Pinnacle Awards.More than 450 people attended the…
Story
Business | Builder
26 March 2019
New CMO Role at TRI Pointe for Linda Mamet
One of America’s largest homebuilders, California-based TRI Pointe Group, announced last week that New Zealander Linda Mamet has been named chief marketing officer.In…
Story
Business | Business News
21 March 2019
Tim Topham Drills Through Adversity
New Zealanders Tim Topham and his brother had little to show for their business dream in 2006, spending their nights on mattresses in their newly purchased yard in Boulder, Western Australia. By…
Story
Visual Arts | Sydney Morning Herald (The)
26 March 2019
New Zealand Artwork That Really Makes Its Mark
Tā moko is the traditional Māori art of marking the skin. It is very different from a tattoo and is considered a great cultural privilege. Australia’s…
Story
Visual Arts | Adelaide Review (The)
25 March 2019
Acclaimed Artist Lisa Reihana Exhibits in Adelaide
In partnership with the Adelaide Festival, the Samstag Museum of Art unveiled four dynamic exhibitions in February including one from New…
Story
Nature | Telegraph (The)
22 March 2019
Whale Sharp Expert Simon Pierce Hopes Tourism Helps
New Plymouth-born head of the Marine Megafauna Foundation and leading authority on whale sharks Simon Pierce has been overseeing a project on Nosy…
Ko Taranaki Te Maunga - Rachel Buchanan
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Rugby | Guardian (The)
19 March 2019
Warren Gatland’s Wales Reflect Image of Its Leader
“For all his success in his coaching career, Warren Gatland is no José Mourinho peering into the mirror all the time and trading on past…
Story
Sport General | Harper’s Bazaar Arabia
19 March 2019
Gymnast Ruby Hamilton In Training for Olympics
As Abu Dhabi and Dubai prepare to host the Special Olympics World Games, seven women who will be representing the UAE talk…
Story
Film & TV | Los Angeles Times
20 March 2019
The Breaker Upperers a Netflix Smash Hit
For New Zealander comedy collaborators Madeleine Sami and Jackie Van Beek, it all started with an idea, a friendship, and one magical ingredient: Celine Dion. Los Angeles Times…
Story
Taste | London Economic (The)
25 March 2019
Everyone’s Talking About Monica Galetti’s Mere
“With a name as well-known, well-liked and well-respected as [New Zealander] Monica Galetti, it’s no surprise Mere (the name of Monica’s…
Story
New Zealand | PetaPixel
24 March 2019
Photographing the Epic Beauty of the South Island
“New Zealand’s South Island is known for its picturesque landscapes, breathtaking high peak Alps, and ever-changing weather. It is a world…
Story
Nature | Guardian (The)
21 March 2019
Kahurangi National Park Gets Bigger
Kahurangi National Park, situated in the north-west corner of the South Island, the second-largest national park in the country, has expanded by 14 per cent, roughly half the size of…
Story
Film & TV | Variety
24 March 2014
5 Years Ago – Tinkerbell Now Brain-Eating Med Student in Zombie Series
Star of American series Once Upon A Time New Zealander Rose McIver, who played Tinkerbell in the show, has been cast in the lead role of medical student Liv…
Story
Politics and Economics | ABC News
26 March 2009
10 Years Ago – Clark’s UN Role Confirmed
Helen Clark’s nomination to lead the United Nations Development Program has been officially announced by Michele Montas, spokeswoman for the UN secretary general, in New York today. As the former…
Story
Cricket | Down.com
31 March 2004
15 Years Ago – History Made by “Best Side Ever”
The NZ Black Caps have leaped from 8th place to 3rd in world one-day cricket rankings thanks to their first ever series win over South Africa. “It feels great,” said captain Stephen Fleming of the 5-1 victory. “It’s a…
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