EDGE #375: Power Inclusion Summit Attracts More Big Film Name + 12 Stories

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From Brian Sweeney, publisher, NZEDGE.COM | 07 August 2019 | #375 | New York
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Film & TV | Hollywood Reporter
08 August 2019
Power Inclusion Summit Attracts More Big Film Names
Award-winning writer-director Jackie van Beek joins fellow New Zealanders Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Mulan director Niki Caro at the two-day Power of Inclusion Summit in Auckland on 3-4 October. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the event brings together…

Wine | Australian Financial Review (The)
08 August 2019
Champagne Guru Nick Lane Discusses Vintage
“It’s a dirty job, but someone’s got to visit three of France’s most prestigious champagne maisons in just one day,” Kylie McLaughlin writes for a story featured…
Wine | Food & Wine
07 August 2019
Actress Sarah Jessica Parker Drops New Invivo Wine
In February, Food & Wine magazine first caught wind of Sarah Jessica Parker’s latest project – her own line of wines, in collaboration with…
Taste | Daily Mail
06 August 2019
Monique Fiso Shows Gordon Ramsay How It’s Done
He’s been exploring the world while cooking for his new TV series on National Geographic, Olivia Wheeler reports for the Daily Mail. And during the…
Motorsports | Yahoo Sports
05 August 2019
Porsche Driver Jaxon Evans on New Life in Germany
It’s been a whirlwind 18 months for New Zealander Jaxon Evans. Just days after securing last year’s Australian Carrera Cup title, Evans, 22, who is…
Sport General | Xinhua
03 August 2019
Equestrian Legend Sir Mark Todd Retires
Cambridge-born equestrian star Sir Mark Todd, who competed in seven Olympic Games, has announced his retirement after helping the New Zealand team to win a FEI Eventing Nations’…
Business | National (The)
02 August 2019
Entrepreneur Steve Ashby Helping Others Start Up
New Zealander Steve Ashby tells Dubai-based newspaper The National that he launched his start-up Businessmentals in the UAE in 2017 with one clear…
Travel & Tourism | The Huffington Post
09 August 2014
20 Facts About New Zealand
The Huffington Post has written a list of facts about New Zealand for tourists, featuring many things kiwis are proud to claim, from Baldwin Street to bungee jumping…
Society | NZ Herald
08 August 2009
Concept Muscle
Julian Dashper (1960-2009), artist, died 30 July, 49, in Auckland. Julian had “the unique perspective of attending to an internationalist art history from a distance, enabling him to devise strategies to work around his geographical…
Arts | The Guardian
04 August 2004
Pop with Edge
BritKiwi singer Natasha Bedingfield (sister to Brit Award winner Daniel) is a welcome addition to an increasingly bland, Idol-dominated British pop scene, according to a lengthy Guardian feature. “She possesses…
Music | YouTube
20 February 2019
Jess B – Take It Down
Listen to Jess B’s song Take It Down here. The rapper, who grew up in New Zealand was featured on YouTube’s ‘Artists to Watch’ 2019 list…
Music | YouTube
19 January 2019
Flight of the Conchords – Father and Son
Kiwi duo Flight of the Conchords, composed of musicians Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement, recently…
Music | YouTube
08 January 2019
Alien Weaponry Live Performance
Alien Weaponry recently performed live at the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards 2018. Watch the video to see their performance…
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