EDGE #392 New Zealand Least Corrupt Country in the World + 15 other stories

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From Brian Sweeney, publisher, NZEDGE.COM | 31 January 2020 | #392 | New York
Researched, edited and produced by Jane Nye (Wellington) and Alexandra Burnside (New York).
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Politics and Economics | Stuff
29 January 2020
New Zealand Least Corrupt Country in the World
New Zealand is seen as the least corrupt country in the world, according to a new report by the Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index, which shows New Zealand and Denmark tied for the top spot – with a score of 87 out of 100…

News | Business Insider
31 January 2020
Star NZ Chef Josh Emmet’s Book, The Recipe, Gets Big Treatment From Insider.com
Josh Emett, New Zealand Michelin Star Chef and author of…
Politics and Economics | National (The)
31 January 2020
Helen Clark Discusses Global Cooperation
Former New Zealand prime minister Helen Clark is unequivocal when challenged on the pervading doom and gloom about the world. Can she really remain an optimist? “Of course,”…
Agriculture | Gourmet News
30 January 2020
Silver Fern Farms Targets Change In US Consumer Taste With American Retail Launch
Silver Fern Farms, New Zealand’s largest red meat…
Science/Tech | Guardian (The)
30 January 2020
How Our Space Industry is Causing Turbulence
Life on the Mahia Peninsula used to be quiet: surfing beaches, historical monuments, and good snapper fishing, Eleanor Ainge Roy writes for The Guardian. Then space…
Sport General | New York Times (The)
30 January 2020
Shot Put Champ Valerie Adams off to Olympics
Double shot-put champion Valerie Adams, 35, has qualified for her fifth Olympic Games after the New Zealander spent almost two years out of competition, Reuters…
Music | Pitchfork
28 January 2020
Newfound Lightness in Sarah Mary Chadwick Sound
“[New Zealander] Sarah Mary Chadwick has spent a lot of time mulling heavy questions. In interviews over the past few years, the Melbourne[-based]…
Dance | Dance Magazine
27 January 2020
Royal New Zealand Ballet Has an All-Female Line-Up
It’s fitting that New Zealand, the first country to give women the right to vote, should also be the place where, for the first time, a major…
Business | Australian Financial Review (The)
25 January 2020
Laybuy to List on ASX Boards
Trans-Tasman rivalries are as old as life itself. And there’s another fierce battle brewing, this time in the hottest sector of the last few years: the buy now pay later space, Australian Financial Review…
Business | Forbes
24 January 2020
Cruise CEO Dan Ammann Looks Beyond the Car
Late last year, the former General Motors president wrote a blog post entitled, “We Need To Move Beyond The Car”. The statement wouldn’t be surprising if it came from…
Architecture | New Nork Times (The)
20 January 2015
New Zealand Baches Get a Luxury Makeover
A bach on the beach has long been the embodiment of the New Zealand dream, with the traditional version often a modest structure haphazardly pieced together…
Nature | New York Times (The)
27 January 2010
Brown Trout Capital
Mataura River, just outside of Gore, is “the world capital of brown trout” and a “world-class fly-fishing destination”. The Mataura extends for an impressive 140 miles of trout water in the heart of sheep and dairy country. Most tourists fishing these waters will…
Sports | Observer (The)
28 January 2005
Godley’s Own Country
Godley Lake, NZ, features amongst the Observer‘s crème de la crème of international ski touring routes. “Described as a ‘Symphony on Skis’, this tour involves a traverse of the Southern Alps from east to west via some the best ski touring terrain in the southern…
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