EDGE #385 – New Zealand Passes Zero Carbon Law + 12 stories

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From Brian Sweeney, publisher, NZEDGE.COM | 13 November 2019 | #385 | New York
Researched, edited and produced by Jane Nye (Wellington) and Alexandra Burnside (New York).
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Politics and Economics | Independent (The)
12 November 2019
New Zealand Passes Zero Carbon Law
New Zealand has passed a law to reduce its emissions in a bid to become mostly carbon neutral by 2050, Britain’s Independent newspaper reports.

The zero-carbon bill aims to tackle climate change by setting a net-zero target for almost all greenhouse gas emissions…

Business | News.com.au
14 November 2019
Young CEO Jamie Beaton Inspired by Chance Encounter
When New Zealander Jamie Beaton, 24, was in his first year of high school, he happened to bump into the dux of his school on a train, Alexis Carey…
Film & TV | Variety Magazine
13 November 2019
Rich Production Incentives Draw Global Projects
For a small country with a film industry that is export-driven, the quality of New Zealand’s incentives is critical, Variety’s Asia bureau chief Patrick…
Fashion | Business of Fashion (The)
14 November 2019
Sharna Osborne’s Shots Like Nothing Else in Fashion
The videos and stills made by the New Zealand-born artist Sharna Osborne don’t look like anything else in the fashion world – or at…
Rugby | New York Times (The)
11 November 2019
Sonny Bill Williams’ Toronto Signing Makes Waves
A long-time member of the famed All Blacks, who has won the Rugby World Cup twice and represented New Zealand at the 2016 Rio Olympics, Sonny Bill…
New Zealand | Forbes
10 November 2019
Christchurch Opens Its Doors to More US Visitors
American Airlines has announced the first ever direct flight service between the US and Christchurch. Beginning in October of 2020 the carrier will embark…
Design | West Australian (The)
07 November 2019
Rodin Reveals Formula One-Like Hypercar
The car you see here might look and drive like a Formula One model, but it’s actually the work of a New Zealand-based hypercar brand, Rodin Cars, Sam Jeremic writes in a motoring…
Music | Scottish Sun (The)
06 November 2019
Glasgow-Based MOY Pop Star in Waiting
“With only two live shows and two singles behind him, MOY, 23, is already showing signs that he’s a real contender,” Scottish Sun music journalist Jim Gellatly writes. “The New…
Dance | New York Times (The)
05 November 2019
Black Grace Thrill in New York
New Zealand contemporary dance company Black Grace wowed New York Times’ dance critic Brian Seibert during its debut season at the Joyce Theater with “an exhilarating, seemingly inexhaustible…
Film & TV
04 November 2019
Martin Campbell’s Edge of Darkness Remastered
Celebrated television noir Edge of Darkness propelled New Zealand-born director Martin Campbell into the Hollywood big time. In a story featured on the UK’s…
Arts | Billboard
3 November 2014
Lorde Dishes up Pre-fame Secrets for Billboard
With the Lorde-curated Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 soundtrack coming out on 17 November, the soon-to-be-18…
Society | BBC
16 November 2009
Return to the Homeland
The remains of 12 Maori – known as koiwi tangata – were recently returned to New Zealand having been part of the Welsh national…
Arts | Sydney Morning Herald (The)
11 November 2004
Down Under cowboy
Keith Urban took out the Best Male Vocalist category at this year’s Country Music Association awards in Nashville. Urban was…
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