EDGE #422 – New Zealanders Struggling to Find a Home + 24 Global Stories

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From Brian Sweeney, publisher, NZEDGE.COM | 28 October 2021 | #422 | New York
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Politics and Economics | Al Jazeera
19 October 2021
New Zealanders Struggling to Find a Home
New rules to curb investment took effect this month, but our Human Rights Commission says successive governments have failed us. Sasha Borissenko spoke to some New Zealanders about their experience of finding a home for Al Jazeera.

Under the new law, property…

Taste | Guardian (The)
27 October 2021
Monica Galetti Has Always Loved the Kitchen
Samoan-born New Zealand chef and Masterchef: The Professionals judge Monica Galetti talks about the making of an umu and how to use Marmite with The Guardian’s Tim…
Music | ABC News
26 October 2021
Shihad Endures Through Struggles and Triumphs
In a story for ABC News, Dan Condon looks back at some of the key musical and personal moments in New Zealand band Shihad’s career.

In 1991, just three years…

Visual Arts | Stuff
25 October 2021
Photographer Nicola Dove Shoots Iconic Bond Pic
Film stills photographer Nicola Dove, who hails from Nelson, has spent 20 years taking photos on sets. She’s photographed the likes of Dame Judi Dench, Liam…
Sport General | Guardian (The)
22 October 2021
You Can’t Stop Sonny Bill Williams From Shining
A star in rugby union and league, and now a professional boxer, Auckland-born Bill Williams, 36, reveals his inner torments and tells The Guardian’s…
Taste | Australian Financial Review (AFR)
21 October 2021
Auckland Chefs Shake Up the Pans
“Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland gets the glutton’s share of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most talented chefs,” Joanna Bates writes for the Australian Financial Review. “And in 2020, they rose to new…
Media | Sydney Morning Herald (The)
20 October 2021
Primer’s Anna Saunders Looks Beyond Profit to Cause
Founded by former Marie Claire editors New Zealander Anna Saunders and Australian Felicity Robinson in 2019, self-funded publication Primer is the…
Fashion | Wallpaper
18 October 2021
Jewellery by Jasmin Sparrow Eclectic and Sculptural
The lines between jewellery and accessories are blurred in the hands of New Zealand-based jeweller Jasmin Sparrow, who plays with materials and…
Visual Arts | New York Times (The)
15 October 2021
Billy Apple an Artist Who Was His Own Life’s Work
“Over his long, provocative career, the [New Zealand-born] artist Billy Apple changed his name, registered it as a trademark, branded products…
Film & TV | Screen Daily
14 October 2021
Mothers of the Revolution Unexpectedly Gripping
The third feature from New Zealand-based filmmaker Briar March is the “gripping documentary” Mothers of the Revolution, which celebrates the women…
Music | Variety Magazine
13 October 2021
Variety’s Power of Women Issue Features Lorde
For Variety’s 2021 Power of Women issue, the magazine spoke with several women in the entertainment industry, including New Zealand pop singer Lorde, who…
Music | Guardian (The)
12 October 2021
Alien Weaponry Standing Up for Māori Culture
The New Zealand metal band Alien Weaponry have gone global thanks to their forthright Māori-language songs, which confront colonial history and ongoing inequality,…
Agriculture | Guardian (The)
11 October 2021
Could Additive Kowbucha Reduce Methane Emissions?
Agriculture is the largest anthropogenic source of this gas, accounting for about 40 per cent, leading innovators to offer new solutions to tackle its…
Music | Stuff
09 October 2021
Musician Kaylee Bell Lights up Times Square
New Zealand country pop artist Kaylee Bell burst into tears when she was told her face is the cover of a new global playlist, Stuff’s Esther Ashby-Coventry reports,…
Visual Arts | i-D
08 October 2021
Rob Tennent’s Ode to Male Friendship and Summer
Summer in New Zealand can be a special kind of magic; the days of long ocean swims, covered in sand and sea salt and fingers dripping with fish and chip…
Taste | Financial Times
07 October 2021
Margot Henderson’s Fantasy Dinner Fit for Queens
In a column about her fantasy dinner for the Financial Times “pioneering New Zealand chef [Margot Henderson invites ‘four beauties’ to dine at…
Business | Harper’s Bazaar
07 October 2021
Dr Jane Goodall Endorses Brand Emma Lewisham
New Zealand-founded skincare brand Emma Lewisham and Jane Goodall have teamed up to take a stand against beauty waste, Jessica Ourisman reports for Harper’s…
Music | NBC News
06 October 2021
Lorde’s Album in Te Reo Reflects Us down Here
As an accompaniment to her latest work, Lorde has taken a different kind of leap: In homage to the history and landscape Aotearoa, she recorded a set of songs…
Film & TV | Guardian (The)
05 October 2021
Director Jessica Hobbs Wins Emmy for The Crown
At the recent International Emmy Awards, held in New York, Christchurch-born director Jessica Hobbs won for best directing of a drama series, for her work on The…
Architecture | Introspective
04 October 2021
Flatiron Triplex Balances Elegance with Comfort
Architect David Howell and interior designer Steffani Aarons have reimagined a Flatiron District penthouse for a young New York family, reports Pilar Viladas…
Business | Forbes
04 October 2021
Intelligent Investors Should Look to LanzaTech
“LanzaTech, a wholly innovative and unique company originally hailing from New Zealand and now based in Skokie, Illinois, is using a combination of…
Visual Arts | American Photo
31 October 2001
Photography Master
American Photo Magazine lists New Zealander Regan Cameron as one of ten “photographic masters” throughout the world alongside such legends of the lens as Irving Penn and Annie…
Fashion | Fashion Wire Daily
24 October 2006
Sweet Success
Wellington-born designer Rebecca Taylor won over crowds and critics at this year’s New York Fashion Week (NYFW), with a collection described as a “standout” by industry bible…
Film | Variety Magazine
28 October 2011
Capital Hobbit Premiere
Wellington will be the site of the world premiere for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey in November 2012. “I think Warner Bros. in particular were blown away…
New Zealand | Huffington Post
23 October 2016
Hidden New Zealand Gem
“The Catlins region of New Zealand is one of New Zealand’s best kept secrets” and “has such variety, including stunning waterfalls, amazing wildlife and beautiful…
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