EDGE #376: Thomasin McKenzie Chats to Vanity Fair + 12 Stories

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From Brian Sweeney, publisher, NZEDGE.COM | 14 August 2019 | #376 | New York
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Film & TV | Vanity Fair
14 August 2019
Thomasin McKenzie Chats to Vanity Fair
New Zealander Thomasin McKenzie, 19, made a name for herself in indie stunner Leave No Trace, Britt Hennemuth writes for US magazine, Vanity Fair. Now she’s taking winning turns in Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit and Netflix Shakespeare film, The King, and talking…

Science/Tech | Digital Trends
14 August 2019
Rocket Lab Aims to Catch Boosters with Choppers
New Zealand-founded California-based Rocket Lab wants to use a helicopter to “catch” the first stage of its Electron rocket as it floats toward the ground…
Cricket | The Times
13 August 2019
Man to Make $40k Profit After Buying Bradman Bat
An unemployed New Zealander with an eye for sporting memorabilia has hit the cricket world for six by buying a rare bat once owned by the great Australian…
Science/Tech | New Zealand Herald (The)
12 August 2019
Statistician Hadley Wickham Wins Global Award
Hadley Wickham, a statistician from Hamilton who is now based in Houston, Texas, has won the international 2019 COPSS Presidents’ Award. The prize is awarded…
Rugby | Fox Sports
11 August 2019
Black Ferns Hand Wallaroos a Reality Check
Australia’s Wallaroos “were drowned” 47-10 by World Champions New Zealand in the first of two women’s Tests in front of 30,142 fans at Optus Stadium in Perth. Sam…
Science/Tech | CNN
10 August 2019
New Zealand Study Looks At Robot Racism
The reason for shades of technological white in the creation of robots may be racism, according to new research undertaken by the Human Interface Technology Laboratory New Zealand…
Community/General | Denis O’Reilly
09 August 2019
Herbs And Freedom Songs For The New Revolution
I’ve just returned from a full-on weekend in Auckland. I originally come from Timaru. My father used to say, on learning that I’d been in that city, “Did…
Style | The Telegraph UK
16 August 2014
Jeweller to the Stars Jessica McCormack Picks Her Favourite Haunts
Jessica McCormack is a New Zealand-born jeweller based in London. Among the fans of her hand-crafted, fine-diamond pieces are Carine Roitfeld…
Travel & Tourism | The Star
14 August 2009
Communing with Quiet
Owner of Roxborough Farm Lloyd Watkins invites Toronto Star correspondent Adrien Veczan to spend a weekend on his 210ha property in Tirau. Veczan writes: “The feeling of being in the middle of…
Arts | CM News
13 August 2004
Making History with Music
NZ composer John Psathas provided much of the music for the opening and closing ceremonies of the Athens Games, including the climactic moment when the Olympic flame was lit. Born in NZ…
Video | YouTube
15 August 2019
Sir Edmund Hillary Centenary Celebration: NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s opening address
New Zealand Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern, speaks at the Sir Edmund Hillary Centenary Celebration…
Video | YouTube
15 August 2019
Sir Edmund Hillary Centenary Celebration: Sarah and Peter Hillary and Mike Gill on Hillary history
Sarah and Peter Hillary, Sir Edmund Hillary’s children, and Mike Gill, long term friend and biographer, speak on Hillary…
Video | YouTube
15 August 2019
Sir Edmund Hillary Centenary Celebration: New Zealand actor Sam Neill speaks on bad haircuts
Beloved New Zealand actor, winemaker and friend of Sir Ed, Sam Neill, speaks at the Sir Edmund Hillary Centenary…
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