EDGE #367 National Geographic On An Epic Drive Through New Zealand + 12 Stories

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From Brian Sweeney, publisher, NZEDGE.COM | 14 June 2019 | #367 | New York
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Travel & Tourism | National Geographic
14 June 2019
National Geographic On An Epic Drive Through New Zealand
“A nation of warmth and color” is revealed to National Geographic Traveler contributing editor Carrie Miller after an epic road trip from Bluff to Cape Reinga. The National Geographic Traveler feature runs 15 pages and 3,000 words of the magazine with lavish color photography highlighting the..

Music | Guardian (The)
12 June 2019
Latest Alan Broadbent Trio Album Well-Received
“When listening to [New York Notes], you may imagine that your ears have become just a little sharper. That’s how hearing Alan Broadbent’s piano playing…
Music | i-D
13 June 2019
Ten Things You Need to Know About Benee
This 19-year-old Kiwi rules, according to i-D writer Alim Kheraj in a profile of Auckland pop star Benee (formerly Bene) for the British magazine.

Pop is amazing when it kind of…

Community/General | Guardian (The)
14 June 2019
Alan Wendt on Job as PM’s Sign Language Interpreter
Alan Wendt is the first interpreter to be regularly employed by a New Zealand prime minister – and he has had a busy year, according to…
Style | Yahoo
11 June 2019
Winemaker of the Year is Richard Batchelor
“New Zealand-born winemaker Richard Batchelor of Washington’s Maryhill Winery earned the 2019 Winemaker of the Year trophy at the annual Indy International Wine Competition…
Architecture | Inhabitat
10 June 2019
Serenely Sustainable Architecture in the Rangitikei
American design website, Inhabitat features a sustainable Taihape property. Auckland firm Copeland Associates Architects have unveiled “a…
Sport General | ESPN
08 June 2019
New Zealand in Throes of a Basketball Revolution
An ESPN article reports that the School Sport New Zealand Census, which has been conducted annually since 2000, revealed earlier this year that basketball…
Sports | NY Times (The)
09 June 2014
5 Years Ago – McLaren’s Legacy Captured from the Inside
Racing car legend Bruce McLaren is the subject of former mechanic American …
Arts | The Age
11 June 2009
10 Years Ago – Decade of Purity
The 100 per cent pure New Zealand campaign is celebrating a decade in business and a decade promoting the “essence” of…
Innovation | BBC News
08 June 2004
15 Years Ago – Honey Power
Professor Peter Molan of Waikato University’s Honey Research Unit was the subject of a BBC feature on the healing power of honey. Molan hopes…

Legends | Scientists
26 June 2002
Legends – Harold Gillies
“Rhinoplasty, skin grafts, and facial reconstructions have been practised for centuries. However, it was New Zealander Harold Delf Gillies who…
Legends | Scientists
16 August 2007
Legends – Archibald McIndoe
Motivated by a desire to be more than just an ordinary doctor, Archibald Hector McIndoe pursued greatness and became much more than an…
Legends | Scientists
25 June 2007
Legends – Sydney Smith
Forensic science pioneer Sir Sydney Smith (1883-1969) achieved world renown through the application of science to justice…
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