EDGE #377: ABs Deliver Bledisloe Pain With Wallaby Whitewash + 12 Stories

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From Brian Sweeney, publisher, NZEDGE.COM | 22 August 2019 | #377 | New York
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Rugby | Guardian (The)
21 August 2019
ABs Deliver Bledisloe Pain With Wallaby Whitewash
“New Zealand secured the 2019 Bledisloe Cup with a resounding 36-0 victory against Australia at Eden Park to dent any hopes of a Wallabies resurgence ahead of next month’s Rugby World Cup,” Australian Associated Press correspondent Oliver Trenchard writes in…

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Nature | BBC
21 August 2019
Human-Sized Penguin Lived in New Zealand
The BBC reports on the findings of the remains of a giant penguin the size of a human that were discovered in Waipara, North Canterbury by amateur palaeontologist Leigh Love in…
 
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Film & TV | Entertainment Weekly
20 August 2019
Inaugural Toronto Film Fest Award Goes to Taika
The Jojo Rabbit and Thor: Ragnarok filmmaker, Taika Waititi, will receive Toronto Film Festival’s (TIFF) first-ever Ebert Director Award, which will be…
 
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Visual Arts | Sydney Morning Herald (The)
20 August 2019
Performance Artist Alicia Frankovich Set to Work
Alicia Frankovich suspects that the activities we undertake as children can determine the shape of our adult selves, Neha Kale writes for The Sydney…
 
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Business | Times (The)
18 August 2019
New NAB Chief Ross McEwan Faced With More Repairs
Sitting in the Royal Bank of Scotland’s revamped offices near London’s Liverpool Street station last month days after accepting the top job at…
 
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Nature | Smithsonian.com
17 August 2019
Study Provides Alarming Biodiversity Figures
“When humans arrived in New Zealand some 700 years ago, they discovered a plethora of unusual birds that could be found nowhere else in the world, having evolved in…
 
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Film & TV | Los Angeles Times
16 August 2019
Investigative Role for Lucy Lawless
In My Life Is Murder, a “delightful new detective show”, New Zealand actor Lucy Lawless plays Alexa Crowe, a former police investigator “half-reluctantly drawn back to work as an…
 
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Arts | The Conversation
21 August 2014
5 YEARS AGO
New Zealand: The Other Half of the Anzac Legend
As the centenary of the Gallipoli landings approaches Australians need to consider the other half of the…
 
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Arts | Examiner.com
15 August 2009
10 YEARS AGO
She is Getting on With It
“Stuntmaster turned-actor of the moment seems to be New Zealand-born Zöe Bell”, writes Douglas Rusley for The Examiner in a review…
 
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Arts | The Conversation
21 August 2004
15 YEARS AGO
Exploring Our Edge
A couple from St Louis give a colourful account of their whirlwind 14-day tour of NZ. “Throughout ‘Kiwiland’ we bumped into geographical quirks…
 
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Legends | YouTube
22 August 2019
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Sir Edmund Hillary Centenary Celebration: Selina Tusitala Marsh performs ‘NZ, the Lucky Country’

NZ Poet Laureate Selina Tusitala Marsh performs ‘New Zealand, the Lucky Country’ and her new poem about Sir Ed…

 
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Legends | YouTube
22 August 2019
VIDEO
Sir Edmund Hillary Centenary Celebration: Professor Clive Gilson’s closing speech on Hillary legacy

Chair of the Hillary Centenary Steering Committee, Professor Clive Gilson’s closing speech on the Hillary legacy at the Sir Edmund Hillary Centenary…

 
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Legends | YouTube
22 August 2019
VIDEO
Sir Edmund Hillary Centenary Celebration: Neil Quigley on the UoW’s Hillary Scholarship Programme
Vice Chancellor of the University of Waikato, Professor Neil Quigley, speaks on the University of Waikato’s…
 
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