EDGE #359: Air New Zealand Voted Australia’s Most Trusted Brand + 15 stories

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From Brian Sweeney, publisher, NZEDGE.COM | 18 April 2019 | #359 | New York
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Business | Daily Mail
17 April 2019
Air New Zealand Voted Australia’s Most Trusted Brand
“Qantas Airways has been beaten to the top spot once again by its New Zealand counterpart in the annual Australian Corporate Reputation Index. In the institute’s report, Air New Zealand took first position as the most trusted brand, while Australia’s flagship airline…

Nature | Phys.org
10 April 2019
Why Some of Our Famous Flightless Birds Can’t Fly
University of Otago researchers in association with colleagues from Harvard University have discovered new evidence of what made some of New…
News | New York Times (The)
11 April 2019
NZ Passes Law Banning Most Semiautomatic Weapons
“Less than a month after 50 Muslim worshipers in the city of Christchurch were fatally shot in terrorist attacks on two mosques, New Zealand…
Arts | Contemporary HUM
16 April 2019
An Interview with Dame Jenny Gibbs
Newly published on art platform Contemporary HUM, HUM’s own editor Pauline Autet speaks with Dame Jenny Gibbs about the forthcoming Venice Biennale and Dane Mitchell’s project for the…
Design | Sydney Morning Herald (The)
13 April 2019
Bayley LuuTomes Plants Winning Woodland
“(An) exhibit that defied regular display-garden expectations (at this year’s Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show) was the one created by New Zealand designer Bayley…
Rugby | South China Morning Post
13 April 2019
Rugby Australia’s Raelene Castle on Equality
In a perfect world there would be no need for this conversation and the role women play in sport would not be addressed as a separate issue, “but we’re still…
Visual Arts | WTTW
12 April 2019
Susan Te Kahurangi King On Show in Chicago
The term “outsider artist” is big enough to include a creative person without classical training – and a silent artist, New Zealander Susan Te Kahurangi King, 68, who…
Contemporary Hum
Science/Tech | Australian Aviation
12 April 2019
Air NZ Uses 3D Printing to Install Spare Part
“Air New Zealand’s exploration of 3D technology for parts and tools has ratcheted up a notch after it successfully ordered a 3D bumper protector for…
Fashion | InStyle
11 April 2019
Surfwear Company Salt Gypsy Supports Slow Fashion
In light of recent calls to action from Australian consumers, the Australian fashion industry and Australian fashion brands have made their…
Theatre | Chortle
10 April 2019
Rose Matafeo To Star In BBC Three Sitcom
Rose Matafeo is to star in BBC Three sitcom Star Struck, which follows a twentysomething woman living in London as she tries to work out life and love. Jay Richardson reports for…
Taste | BigHospitality
14 April 2019
Caravan Co-Founder Miles Kirby on Business in Food
Miles Kirby, New Zealand-born co-founder of restaurant and coffee-roaster Caravan, oversees a growing five-strong group in London. Kirby spoke with…
Film & TV | Entertainment Weekly
14 April 2019
K.J. Apa & Maia Mitchell Make The Most Of The Last Summer
Netflix has just “released the trailer for The Last Summer” featuring Maia Mitchell and K.J. Apa,” writes Tyler…
Film & TV | Los Angeles Times
13 April 2019
Patriot Star Michael Dorman Took a Risk and Won
“Amazon’s Patriot is a spy show, a comic drama, an epic test of its protagonist’s will [played by New Zealander Michael Dorman] a boldly cinematic tale…
Business | LA Times
16 April 2014
5 Years Ago – Dreamliner Flying in the Face of Convention
The newly painted, and “stunning”, black Air New Zealand 787-9 is literally flying in the face of convention, according to Los Angeles Times travel editor Catharine Hamm.“The…
Writers | The Age
18 April 2009
10 Years Ago – Changing Fiction
Auckland-based author Witi Ihimaera, 65, is in the process of reworking earlier fiction saying that “as the author grows, so should their stories.” “Writers should be able to transform their stories in whichever way they…
Community/General | San Francisco Chronicle
20 April 2004
15 Years Ago – “For Many NZ is the New Utopia”
The flood of US immigrants seeking a better life in NZ continues – with good reason, according to a lengthy San Francisco Gate article. “It’s like California, it’s like San…
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