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From Brian Sweeney, publisher, NZEDGE.COM | 05 December 2019 | #388 | New York
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Business | howstuffworks.com
04 December 2019
Four-day Work Week At A Tipping Point, Says Andrew Barnes
“I think we’re now at a tipping point,” says Andrew Barnes, author of the book The 4 Day Week to be published in the US, UK, Australia and New Zealand in early 2020. “We’ve got a long way to go, clearly, but this is a conversation that was nowhere 18 months ago and now…

News | Anastasia Photo
05 December 2019
First Ans Westra Exhibition In The USA Urban Drift: Aotearoa / New Zealand
The first U.S. exhibition by pioneering New Zealand documentary photographer…
News | Michelin Guide
03 December 2019
Michelin Guide’s Top Rating For Josh Emett’s Book The Recipe
The Recipe by New Zealand chef Josh Emett is the sole book inclusion in The Michelin Guide’s “Ultimate…
Film & TV | BBC
06 December 2019
Jane Campion’s The Piano No 1 on BBC Poll
New Zealand filmmaker Jane Campion’s stunning 1993 classic, The Piano has topped BBC Culture’s poll of 368 critics in 84 countries. The broadcaster’s Hannah…
News | E-Flux
04 December 2019
Major Len Lye Exhibition Motion Composer Opens In Europe
The most comprehensive exhibition of Len Lye’s art to be seen in Europe has opened at the Museum Tinguely, Basel, Switzerland. …
Medicine/Health | Guardian (The)
04 December 2019
New Zealand Launches First HIV Positive Sperm Bank
The world’s first HIV positive sperm bank has been launched in New Zealand in an effort to reduce the stigma experienced by those living with the…
Business | Missoula Current
05 December 2019
Dyslexia Entrepreneur Matt Strawbridge Heads to US
When Matt Strawbridge was a boy growing up in New Zealand, school became difficult. He couldn’t read given his dyslexia, and his grades suffered….
Business | Jakarta Post (The)
02 December 2019
Air New Zealand Does It Again
Our flagship carrier has knocked Singapore Airlines off its throne to reclaim the title of world’s best airline for the sixth time, the Jakarta Post reports.

AirlineRatings.com released the latest edition of…

Community/General | Sydney Morning Herald (The)
02 December 2019
Anne Young Improving the Welfare of Horses
It’s 6pm on a freezing winter’s night, the wind is howling and the rain beating down. In the darkness, New Zealander Anne Young, the president and founder of…
Theatre | Bucks Free Press
30 November 2019
Teen Harry Sills Performs on West End Stage
New Zealand-born teenager Harry Sills is starring at the Royal Opera House in Benjamin Britten’s, Death in Venice on London’s West End through 6 December.


Music | Guardian (The)
30 November 2019
Aldous Harding Holding Our Focus
New Zealand musician Aldous Harding is popular: she’s sold out shows for her tour and headlines London’s Roundhouse next month. Young women who present themselves as she does, daring you to turn…
Community/General | Croatia Week
27 November 2019
Pioneer Croatian Settlers in New Zealand
Historian and author Kaye Dragicevich has been extensively researching the Far North of New Zealand, the area where a large number of pioneering families came from Croatia in…
Film & TV | Sydney Morning Herald (The)
26 November 2019
Sam Neill Earns AACTA’s Highest Screen Accolade
When Sam Neill first stepped in front of a camera on a movie set he had no idea he was launching a career that would span five decades and take him…
Rugby | Japan Today
26 November 2019
Wallabies Appoint Dave Rennie Coach
New Zealander Dave Rennie has been tasked with resurrecting the Wallabies, replacing Michael Cheika as head coach in a deal that will take him through to the 2023 World Cup, Pascal Guyot reports…
Media | Aljazeera
25 November 2019
New Zealand Hosts US Comedian Stephen Colbert
In a stunt hailed as a coup for the New Zealand travel industry, American comedian Stephen Colbert has screened segments from his trip here on The Late Show. New…
Music | Billboard
20 November 2019
Tūī Winner Benee Has a Vision
Aucklander Benee, otherwise known as Stella Bennett, who claimed four Tūīs at this year’s Vodafone Music Awards, talked to Billboard’s Gab Ginsberg in the United States recently about her latest EP,…
Arts | Arts Reisewelten
02 December 2014

Maori Portraits Lining the Walls of Berlin’s National Gallery
For the first time, Berlin’s Nationalgalerie, in association with Auckland Art Gallery, presents the Maori portraits of Bohemian artist Gottfried Lindauer…
Business | Financial Times
04 December 2009
Model of all things
“People do not decide to become extraordinary. They decide to accomplish extraordinary things.” So said the mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary. In the pursuit of the extaordinar, the dream of private business school  …
Architecture | Herald Tribune
03 December 2004
Treasure Out of Ruins
The Art Deco 1910-1939 exhibition at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts describes Napier as “one of the purest Art Deco cities in the world.” An IHT article gives a detailed tour of Napier’s architectural treasures, with…
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