EDGE #358: Six Kiwis Make Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2019 + 18 stories

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From Brian Sweeney, publisher, NZEDGE.COM | 10 April 2019 | #358 | New York
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Community/General | Forbes
09 April 2019
Six Kiwis Make Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2019
“For the fourth year in a row, our team at Forbes Asia has been scouting the Asia-Pacific region in search for 300 outstanding individuals to highlight in the annual Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list,” writes Rana Wehbe in an article for Forbes. The New Zealanders that…

Politics and Economics | Guardian (The)
08 April 2019
PM Jacinda Ardern Discusses Global Scrutiny
Optimism is baked into Jacinda Ardern’s character, Spinoff editor Toby Manhire writes in a feature about the prime minister published in The Guardian. At school, her…
Visual Arts | Canberra Times (The)
09 April 2019
Tā Moko as Much about Māori Identity as Art
The “unusual and pioneering exhibition” Māori Markings: Tā Moko, on until 25 August at the National Gallery of Australia, is curated by Crispin Howarth, and…
Business | BusinessDay
10 April 2019
Māori Business Revaluing the Past
Global businesses should heed traditional, indigenous knowledge to better protect land, honour old customs and boost profits, participants at a Wakatū Incorporation conference in Wellington said last week…
Nature | Sydney Morning Herald (The)
04 April 2019
Saving the Strangest Parrot on Earth
It’s as plump as a goose, has the face of an owl and waddles like a duck. It sleeps in the day and is active at night. And it can climb just about anything but can’t fly anywhere. No…
Nature | Voice of America
03 April 2019
New Zealand Continues Plans to Save Natives
New Zealand is three years into what many consider to be the world’s largest animal protection programme. The Predator Free 2050 government programme has a goal of…
Community/General | Fast Company
04 April 2019
Auckland Gets More People on Its Buses
“Cities across the world are struggling to tempt people out of their cars and onto transit, but Auckland has reversed the trend by creating a really, really good bus network for very…
Taste | Independent (The)
09 April 2019
Chef Monica Galetti Recounts Rise to Cooking Fame
Samoan-born New Zealand chef Monica Galetti was the first woman to become head chef at La Gavroche and now runs her own restaurant, Mere, in London with…
Taste | SBS
07 April 2019
Feijoas Are a National Pastime
The little green fruit that’s native to Brazil, feijoa, is one of the most vitamin C-rich foods you can eat. But just for the record, New Zealand discovered them before Australia.”We’re going to…
Science/Tech | Wired
06 April 2019
Your Apples May Soon Be Picked By Laser-Shooting Robots
Roboticists are creating crop-specific machines to harvest fruits and veggies. One of these inventions is “the apple-picking robot,…
A History of New Zealand Women
Film & TV | Guardian (The)
05 April 2019
What We Do In The Shadows “Has Bite”
“Taika Waititi’s cult mockumentary has arisen on the small screen with the same mix of gravity-defying slapstick and endlessly amusing squabbles,” writes Charles Bramesco in…
Design | Washington Post (The)
05 April 2019
Designer Richard Clarkson Looks to the Stars
Intrepid visitors to the Architectural Digest Design Show on in New York during March braved lashings of chilly rain to get there. But inside, the elements were the…
Visual Arts | Artsy
03 April 2019
Hong Kong Basel Showcases Painter Imogen Taylor
This year, Art Basel in Hong Kong featured 242 galleries from 35 countries and territories, with a booth set up by Auckland gallerist Michael Lett featuring…
Ads | YouTube
08 April 2019
Discover Abel Tasman With National Geographic’s Erika Larsen
Watch the third installment in the National Geographic/Tourism NZ series and follow National Geographic …
Business | London Economic (The)
04 April 2019
Travel the World Like Influencer Alex Gillespie
New Zealand-born Instagram travel guru Alex Gillespie has amassed over 54k followers on Instagram over recent years, and has made a living travelling the…
Music | YouTube
03 April 2019
The Beths Live
Watch this clip to see and hear a live performance of The Beths in the KEXX studio. The Beths  are a New Zealand indie pop band, originally from Auckland. The band currently consists of Elizabeth Stokes, Jonathan Pearce and Benjamin…
Visual Arts | The Skinny
14 April 2014
5 Years Ago – Hargreaves Is Still Playing with His Food
New Zealand-born photographer Henry Hargreaves’ images of “deep fried gadgets (yep, iPhones in batter), bacon alphabet and rainbow-coloured food” are “marvelled” over in the…
Golf | Golf Week
14 April 2009
10 Years Ago – Pro and Ready for PGA
Eighteen-year-old New Zealand US Amateur Champion Danny Lee has turned pro, signing a deal believed to be worth $US10 million with IMG. Lee will make his professional debut at the PGA TOUR’s Zurich…
Film & TV | Star Bulletin
31 March 2004
15 Years Ago – Taking Maori Stories to the World
Whale Rider star Rawiri Paratene visited Hawaii in mid-April to discuss cultural themes in the film and NZ as a tourist destination. “Whale Rider has been a boom for Maori filmmakers,” said…
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