EDGE# 403 – Helen Clark to co-Lead WHO COVID-19 Panel on Global Response, Future Prevention + 21 other stories

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Community | Reuters
14 July 2020
Helen Clark to co-Lead WHO COVID-19 Panel on Global Response, Future Prevention
“Avowed multilateralists” New Zealander Helen Clark and Liberian politician Ellen Johnson Sirleaf will lead a World Health Organization (WHO) panel scrutinising the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic just as international institutions are…

Te Ao Maori | Psychology Today
27 June 2020
“It is important for New Zealanders to know the story of Pukekohe”
What would happen if you lost your land and ended up as a second-class citizen in your own country? asks American medical sociologist…
Media | New York Times (The)
19 June 2020
How Zane Lowe Became Pop’s Unofficial Therapist
Sitting in a studio in Culver City, California opposite New Zealand-born Zane Lowe, the grey-stubbled Beats 1 host and Apple Music honcho, musicians…
Science/Tech | CNN
07 July 2020
Maps Reveal New Details About Zealandia
New Zealand’s research institute GNS Science has published two maps revealing new research about the underwater continent Zealandia, where dinosaurs…
Watersports | Surfer
05 July 2020
Travel Lockdown a Blessing for US Surfers
Back in March, photographer Ridge BenBen and surfer Joe Kisling, both from the US, travelled to the South Island for the Single Fin Mingle logging contest, an annual event that…
Business | Culture Map Houston
04 July 2020
Fix & Fogg Spreads to Houston
High-end peanut butter company Fix & Fogg has achieved enough success in its native New Zealand that it has established its first American retail presence in Houston, Eric Sandler reports for US…
Te Ao Maori | Guardian (The)
08 July 2020
Oldest Surviving Photograph of Māori Discovered
The oldest surviving photograph of a Māori person, a picture of Hemi Pomara, has been discovered in the National Library of Australia, an historical “scoop” being…
Business | Fast Company
02 July 2020
Narrative Founder James Broadbent on NZ’s Covid-19 Response in Fast Company
In a Fast Company story, internationally renowned photographer and the CEO…
Design | Country Life
01 July 2020
Scott Cunningham’s Furniture Graces Tudor Mansion
New Zealand-born furniture maker Scott Cunningham was an early contributor to assisting in the restoration of Holcombe, the “finest Tudor house…
Film & TV | Tatler
30 June 2020
Everything You Need to Know about The Luminaries
“Set during the New Zealand gold rush in the 1860s, [the] magical mystery drama [The Luminaries] is a heady concoction of love, murder and revenge. It…
Architecture | Wallpaper
29 June 2020
Karekare Bach Unites Architecture and Nature
“A bach is New Zealand’s answer to the humble beach cabin, and the Karekare Bach represents the epitome of its building genre,” Ellie Stathaki writes for…
Film & TV | ABC News
09 July 2020
Hamish Bennett’s Bellbird Antidote to Winter Gloom
“Warming the cockles of audience hearts at last year’s Sydney Film Festival, New Zealander Hamish Bennett’s comedy Bellbird is a…
Rugby | Guardian (The)
26 June 2020
One-Off Jonah Lomu Broke Barriers and Tackles
It is exactly 25 years since Jonah Lomu flattened Mike Catt to score at the Rugby World Cup, where the All Black transformed into a superstar, Paul Rees writes for…
Politics and Economics | Guardian (The)
25 June 2020
Todd Muller Plots Downfall of Jacinda Ardern
Todd Muller’s launch last week in the Te Puna rugby clubrooms was not flashy or digital; in one sense it was politics of the old school. But for those who listened…
Film & TV | Independent (The)
24 June 2020
Sam Neill Back on Set with Anna Paquin
The Jurassic Park star Sam Neill has been entertaining the masses during lockdown with his ukulele playing and ‘Cinema Quarantino Productions’. He talks to The Independent’s…
Visual Arts | Canberra Times (The)
23 June 2020
Artist Peter Boggs Explores the Ins and Outs
“Peter Boggs, the New Zealand-born, Blue Mountains-based artist, has been a regular exhibitor in Canberra for the past 22 years. Boggs champions a form of ‘slow…
Motorsports | ESPN
22 June 2020
IndyCar’s Scott Dixon Wins in Texas
IndyCar packed every bit of its delayed season-opening event into one long, hot day at Fort Worth, Texas without any fans in the stands. New Zealander Scott Dixon was the fastest for most…
Rugby | Guardian (The)
21 June 2020
Sam Cane is Ready for New Zealand’s Top Rugby Job
Like former All Blacks captain Richie McCaw, who learned his craft on the pastoral planes of the Mackenzie Country, the freshly appointed Sam…
Guardian (The)
06 July 2020
Countdown First in the World, Period
Shoppers at New Zealand supermarket chain, Countdown will no longer see euphemistic language like “sanitary” or “feminine hygiene” products to describe pads, tampons and menstrual…
Business | NBC News
09 July 2015
Rocket Lab to Launch from Kaitorete Spit
New Zealand company Rocket Lab says it plans to build its own launch site – the world’s first commercial orbital launch range – on Kaitorete Spit in Canterbury by the end of the year. The Kaitorete spot…   
Innovation | Online Mail
01 July 2010
Sound Return
Researchers from the University of Auckland have discovered a potent new drug which once injected into the inner ear could reverse hearing loss caused by prolonged exposure to loud noise. The chemical…
Arts | Guardian Unlimited
1 July 2005
Book World’s Reigning Queen
Literary doyenne Liz Calder, co-founder of Bloomsbury Press and nurturer of such talents as Salman Rushdie, Anita Brookner, Julian Barnes and J.K Rowling, has…
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