EDGE #400 – The Economist: What Next for New Zealand’s Economy? + 12 other stories

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From Brian Sweeney, publisher, NZEDGE.COM | 30 April 2020 | #400 | New York
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Politics and Economics | Economist (The)
26 April 2020
What Next for New Zealand’s Economy?
“In New Zealand, a country of five million people, new COVID-19 cases have been in the single digits for most of the past week. Australia reported just seven new infections on 23 April. That puts the pair in the very small group of countries that seem to have…

Community/General | Metro
28 April 2020
Boris Johnson Just Another Patient Says Jenny McGee
The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was “just another patient we were trying to do our best for”, one of the nurses who treated him has…
Sport General | Guardian (The)
30 April 2020
When John Walker Ran the Forgotten Mile in 1977
Everyone remembers the cricket but few recall the day New Zealand running hero John Walker took to the track in Melbourne, Adam Collins writes for The…
Visual Arts | WA Today
25 April 2020
New York-Based Jess Johnson Finds Solace in Art
Some artists embrace chance and whimsy, but New Zealander Jess Johnson’s painstaking focus puts her into a space entirely under her command, John Bailey…
Film & TV | Conde Nast Traveler
30 April 2020
Jemaine Clement Prefers to See the World by Bike
New Zealand actor Jemaine Clement, 46, has spent the last two decades or so travelling from his homeland to Los Angeles and beyond for his career, and has…
Wine | Forbes
28 April 2020
Sharing the Enjoyment of Wine with Jenny Dobson
Jenny Dobson is one of New Zealand’s most experienced winemakers. But she didn’t actually start making wine in New Zealand until 1996. That was still…
Music | Evening Standard
27 April 2020
Benee’s Hit Supalonely Gets Lockdowners Dancing
The irony of a song she wrote about loneliness going viral during a global lockdown is not lost on Auckland pop singer Stella Bennett, aka Benee, George…
Music | Bandcamp
29 April 2020
Xenia Pestova Bennett Makes Best of Bandcamp
Every two months, Bandcamp will feature some of the best composer-driven music to surface on the online music site, music that “makes room for electronic…
Business | National (The)
24 April 2020
UAE Roaster Kim Thompson Looks on the Bright Side
New Zealand-born Dubai-based Kim Thompson, the founder of Raw Coffee Company, tells local English-language newspaper, The National that looking after…
Music | Grammys.com
23 April 2020
Behind the Board with Music Producer Joel Little
Grammy-winning producer/songwriter Auckland-born Joel Little, 37, tells The Recording Academy’s website about his path of starting a band, a record label…
Past Stories | NPQ
25 April 2015
Peter Jackson Helps History Come Alive in New Zealand
Peter Jackson has helped to create an exhibition to mark the Centenary of the First World War at New Zealand’s Te Papa museum with the support…
Tourism | Wall Street Journal (The)
30 April 2010
Island Paradise
Waiheke Island’s Mudbrick Vineyard & Restaurant is recommended by the Wall Street Journal in an article about worldwide wine tours. Waiheke Island features alongside the Barossa…
Society | Sydney Morning Herald (The)
27 April 2005
War at Gallipoli Re-activated
Peter Jackson and Wellington special effects edge-busters Weta Digital have used their expertise to restore the only film taken of the Anzacs at Gallipoli. The Lord of the…
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