#216: Sam Neill, William Trubridge, Lisa Carrington, Joseph Parker, Helen Clark, Steven Adams and more++

#216: Sam Neill, William Trubridge, Lisa Carrington, Joseph Parker, Helen Clark, Steven Adams and more++

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 25 May 2016 | #216 | New York Film & TV | Guardian (The) 20 May 2016 Sam Neill Says NZ Cinema like Nothing Else on Earth …

#214: 10 Reasons to Love NZ, Peter Jackson, Emilia Wickstead, Denis O’Reilly, Russell Crowe, Peter Gordon, Antony Starr, Broods + MORE

#214: 10 Reasons to Love NZ, Peter Jackson, Emilia Wickstead, Denis O’Reilly, Russell Crowe, Peter Gordon, Antony Starr, Broods + MORE

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 18 May 2016 | #214 | New York New Zealand | Half this World Away 14 May 2016 10 Reasons You Will Fall in Love with New …

Mahi Aroha 4: A Short History of Two Deaths and a Single Killing

Mahi Aroha 4: A Short History of Two Deaths and a Single Killing

Social change activist and longtime NZEDGE columnist Denis O’Reilly weaves a multi-layered tale located on the social edge of Aotearoa. Last week I heard on RNZ a documentary interview with Rastaman Tigilau Ness http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/accessallareas/audio/201798994/tigilau-ness-unity-pacific. His band Unity Pacific is about to …

#213: Team NZ win in NY, Bianca Andrew London Song Prize, Helen Clark’s UN campaign ++ more

#213: Team NZ win in NY, Bianca Andrew London Song Prize, Helen Clark’s UN campaign ++ more

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 11 May 2016 | #213 | New York America’s Cup | Daily Mail 09 May 2016 Team New Zealand Win in New York “Emirates Team New Zealand …

#212: Fiona Pardington earns top French honour, Hayden Paddon wins rally of Argentina, Nicholas Afoa Lion King ++ more

#212: Fiona Pardington earns top French honour, Hayden Paddon wins rally of Argentina, Nicholas Afoa Lion King ++ more

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 04 May 2016 | #212 | New York Visual Arts | Radio New Zealand 04 May 2016 Fiona Pardington’s Art Earns Top French Honour New Zealand photographer …

#211: Agnieszka Fryckowska receives Polar Award, Auckland best medium sports city, Queenstown airport approach, Rocky Lane ++more

#211: Agnieszka Fryckowska receives Polar Award, Auckland best medium sports city, Queenstown airport approach, Rocky Lane ++more

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 27 April 2016 | #211 | New York Community/General | TVNZ 27 April 2016 Antarctic Meteorologist Receives Polar Award Auckland-born meteorologist Agnieszka Fryckowska has received the prestigious …

#210: All Blacks win Laureus Team of the Year; Richie McCaw receives Order of NZ; Suzie Bates leading cricketer, Bank of China (NZ) Ltd Agribusiness Conference ++ more

#210: All Blacks win Laureus Team of the Year; Richie McCaw receives Order of NZ; Suzie Bates leading cricketer, Bank of China (NZ) Ltd Agribusiness Conference ++ more

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 21 April 2016 | #210 | New York Rugby | ABC News 19 April 2016 All Blacks Named Laureus World Sports Team of the Year The All …

#209: NZ Photographers at OraNY; Peter Bale & The Panama Papers; Rex Bionics; Dark Horse acclaimed; legendary Archibald McIndoe + more

#209: NZ Photographers at OraNY; Peter Bale & The Panama Papers; Rex Bionics; Dark Horse acclaimed; legendary Archibald McIndoe + more

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 13 April 2016 | #209 | New York Arts | Lucire 11 April 2016 NZ Photographers in New York City Exhibition New Zealand artists Nichola Clark, Jonathan …

#208: #Helen4sg; Femtech in Wellington; Nikole Lowe’s Tattoos; Emilia Wickstead; Peter Bruntnell alt country; South Island tourism ++ more

#208: #Helen4sg; Femtech in Wellington; Nikole Lowe’s Tattoos; Emilia Wickstead; Peter Bruntnell alt country; South Island tourism ++ more

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 06 April 2016 | #208 | New York Politics and Economics | Daily Mail 05 April 2016 Global Media Hail Helen Clark’s UN Bid Former Prime Minister …

#207: World-beating Kiwis: Tom Walsh, Lydia Ko, Lisa Carrington, Mark Hunt; plus Matt Lambert’s NY Musket Room, high octane South Island

#207: World-beating Kiwis: Tom Walsh, Lydia Ko, Lisa Carrington, Mark Hunt; plus Matt Lambert’s NY Musket Room, high octane South Island

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 31 March 2016 | #207 | New York Sport General | New Zealand Herald 23 March 2016 Tom Walsh Throws Gold at IAAF World Indoor Champs Tom …

#206: New Zealand Ranked Among World’s Most Literate Nations

#206: New Zealand Ranked Among World’s Most Literate Nations

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 23 March 2016 | #206 | New York Education | The Independent 21 March 2016 New Zealand Ranked Among World’s Most Literate Nations New Zealand has been …

#205: 8 Reasons Why I Voted for the New New Zealand Flag

#205: 8 Reasons Why I Voted for the New New Zealand Flag

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 17 March 2016 | #205 | New York Community/General | NZEDGE.com 17 March 2016 NZEDGE.COM EDITORIAL (new): 8 Reasons Why I Voted for the New New Zealand …

#204: Martin Crowe RIP; Ta Moko; Nobel Nom; Adele Stylist; and More

#204: Martin Crowe RIP; Ta Moko; Nobel Nom; Adele Stylist; and More

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 09 March 2016 | #204 | New York Cricket | Guardian (The) 03 March 2016 New Zealand cricket great Martin Crowe New Zealand Cricket Great Martin Crowe …

#203: NZReliefAid needs Syria crisis funds; Auckland #3 in world; The Piano and I Love Dick revisited; Sean Marks at Nets; Max Bickerton’s 1930s Haiku Legacy ++more

#203: NZReliefAid needs Syria crisis funds; Auckland #3 in world; The Piano and I Love Dick revisited; Sean Marks at Nets; Max Bickerton’s 1930s Haiku Legacy ++more

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 02 March 2016 | #203 | New York War & Peace | ReliefAid 25 February 2016 Kiwi in Syria War Zones Raising Relief Funds New Zealander Michael …

#202: NYNZ artist Max Gimblett; Richie & Lydia NZers of Year; more Marlon Williams; Owls Still Cry; Lonely Lingerie; beautiful pools;

#202: NYNZ artist Max Gimblett; Richie & Lydia NZers of Year; more Marlon Williams; Owls Still Cry; Lonely Lingerie; beautiful pools;

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 24 February 2016 | #202 | New York Visual Arts | UNO Magazine 23 February 2016 Heavenly line for NYNZ artist Max Gimblett “In fact, it was …

#201: Finola Dwyer Wins Bafta; Epic Walks; Te Reo on GoPro; Kakapo Genome; Baz; Simon Denny; Sheep Drone

#201: Finola Dwyer Wins Bafta; Epic Walks; Te Reo on GoPro; Kakapo Genome; Baz; Simon Denny; Sheep Drone

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 17 February 2016 | #201 | New York Film & TV | New York Times (The) 17 February 2016 Finola Dwyer Wins Bafta Irish emigrant saga Brooklyn, …

#200: Auckland Ranked World’s #4 Most Cosmopolitan City

#200: Auckland Ranked World’s #4 Most Cosmopolitan City

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 10 February 2016 | #200 | New York New Zealand | 2015 World Migration Report 05 February 2016 Auckland Ranked World’s #4 Most Cosmopolitan City Auckland has …

#199: Record New Zealand Wine Exports

#199: Record New Zealand Wine Exports

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 02 February 2016 | #199 | New York Business | Drinks Business (The) 30 January 2016 Record New Zealand Wine Exports New Zealand wine exports have hit …

#198: Luxury Lodge-Hopping in New Zealand

#198: Luxury Lodge-Hopping in New Zealand

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 26 January 2016 | #198 | New York New Zealand | Financial Times 21 January 2016 Luxury Lodge-Hopping in New Zealand “Once seen by many as a …

#197: Choreographer Parris Goebel Born to Dance

#197: Choreographer Parris Goebel Born to Dance

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 20 January 2016 | #197 | New York Dance | Los Angeles Times 15 January 2016 Choreographer Parris Goebel Born to Dance If you were one of …

#196: Helen Clark Says Living Standards of 2 Billion Better

#196: Helen Clark Says Living Standards of 2 Billion Better

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 13 January 2016 | #196 | New York Politics and Economics | Daily Star (The) 07 January 2016 Helen Clark Says Living Standards of 2 Billion Better …

#195: Where to Find the Best Meat Pies in NZ

#195: Where to Find the Best Meat Pies in NZ

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 21 December 2015 | #195 | New York Taste | Lucky Peach 21 December 2015 Where to Find the Best Meat Pies in NZ “The mystical New …

#194:  Rachel Hunter’s Tour of Beauty

#194: Rachel Hunter’s Tour of Beauty

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 14 December 2015 | #194 | New York Film & TV | Crawford County Avalanche 09 December 2015 Rachel Hunter’s Tour of Beauty New Zealander Rachel Hunter, …

#193: Air New Zealand Named World’s Best Airline

#193: Air New Zealand Named World’s Best Airline

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 07 December 2015 | #193 | New York Business | Daily Mail 05 December 2015 Air New Zealand Named World’s Best Airline Air New Zealand has been …

#192: Dan Carter Says Future of NZ Rugby Bright

#192: Dan Carter Says Future of NZ Rugby Bright

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 30 November 2015 | #192 | New York Rugby | Guardian (The) 30 November 2015 Dan Carter Says Future of NZ Rugby Bright All Blacks great Dan …

#191: Jonah Lomu: Rugby Superstar Melded Power and Speed

#191: Jonah Lomu: Rugby Superstar Melded Power and Speed

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 23 November 2015 | #191 | New York Rugby | New York Times (The) 23 November 2015 Jonah Lomu: Rugby Superstar Melded Power and Speed “Jonah Lomu, …

#190: New Zealand Is The Ultimate Nature Adventure

#190: New Zealand Is The Ultimate Nature Adventure

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 15 November 2015 | #190 | New York New Zealand | Huffington Post (The) 11 November 2015 New Zealand Is the Ultimate Nature Adventure The main experience …

#189: The Best of Waiheke Island

#189: The Best of Waiheke Island

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 09 November 2015 | #189 | New York New Zealand | Lonely Planet 09 November 2015 The Best of Waiheke Island On Waiheke Island “old-school beach shacks …

#188: Magnificent All Blacks Beat Wallabies in World Cup Final

#188: Magnificent All Blacks Beat Wallabies in World Cup Final

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 01 November 2015 | #188 | New York Rugby | The Roar 01 November 2015 Magnificent All Blacks Beat Wallabies to Become First Team to Win Back-to-Back …

#187: All Blacks Edge Boks for Finals Showdown with Australia

#187: All Blacks Edge Boks for Finals Showdown with Australia

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 27 October 2015 | #187 | New York Rugby | BBC 25 October 2015 All Blacks Edge Boks for Finals Showdown with Australia The New Zealand All …

#186: All Blacks Demolish France in RWC Quarterfinal

#186: All Blacks Demolish France in RWC Quarterfinal

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 19 October 2015 | #186 | New York Rugby | RTE 19 October 2015 All Blacks Demolish France in RWC Quarterfinal The New Zealand All Blacks have …

#185: New Zealand Negotiates Itself into the Future

#185: New Zealand Negotiates Itself into the Future

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 12 October 2015 | #185 | New York Politics and Economics | Telegraph (The) 12 October 2015 New Zealand Negotiates Itself into the Future Why can New …

#184: Fiona Mackenzie Ranked Seventh Most Impactful Public Investor Executive

#184: Fiona Mackenzie Ranked Seventh Most Impactful Public Investor Executive

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 05 October 2015 | #184 | New York

#183: New Zealand’s Haka – “The World’s Most Perfect Act of Nationalism”

#183: New Zealand’s Haka – “The World’s Most Perfect Act of Nationalism”

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 28 September 2015 | #183 | New York

#182: New Zealand All Blacks Beat Argentina to Begin Title Defence

#182: New Zealand All Blacks Beat Argentina to Begin Title Defence

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 21 September 2015 | #182 | New York

Mahi Aroha 3: Endurance Required

Mahi Aroha 3: Endurance Required

In Napier there is a certain smug satisfaction at the defeat of the amalgamation proposal. Another local proposal – the Ahuriri Deed of Settlement – that seeks to put right past wrongs – also looks to have stumbled at the …

#181: Historic Win for Lydia Ko

#181: Historic Win for Lydia Ko

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 14 September 2015 | #181 | New York

#180: Richie McCaw Most Powerful in Rugby Union

#180: Richie McCaw Most Powerful in Rugby Union

News of New Zealanders via Global Media | From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 07 September 2015 | #180 | New York

#179: Scott Dixon Wins Fourth IndyCar Championship

#179: Scott Dixon Wins Fourth IndyCar Championship

News of New Zealanders via Global Media From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 07 September 2015 | #179 | New York

#178: Legend Burt Munro / 100 Global Headlines / 20 Videos

#178: Legend Burt Munro / 100 Global Headlines / 20 Videos

The Global Life of New Zealanders From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 5 August 2015 | #178 | New York Burt Munro – New Zealand’s Fastest Man: Salt Flats Speedster #45 in NZEDGE’s continuing series of essays about New Zealanders who have performed with …

#177 100+ Inspirational New Zealanders on the World Stage

#177 100+ Inspirational New Zealanders on the World Stage

The Global Life of New Zealanders From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 25 June 2015 | #177 | New York We tweet and publish on Facebook daily. Cheers. Peter Arnett, Audette Exel, Jono Rotman, Ma’a Nonu, Helen Clark, Simon Denny, …

#175 (pt 2) Taste / Design / Film / Art / Performance / Music / Literature

#175 (pt 2) Taste / Design / Film / Art / Performance / Music / Literature

The Global Life of New Zealanders From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 21 April 2015 | #175 (2) | New York We tweet and publish on Facebook daily. Cheers. Laura Myers, Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Anouska Hempel, James Lucas, Ken …

#175 (pt 1) Business / Innovation / Science / Sport / Nature

#175 (pt 1) Business / Innovation / Science / Sport / Nature

The Global Life of New Zealanders From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 19 April 2015 | #175 | New York We tweet and publish on Facebook daily. Cheers. Glenn Martin, Geraldine McBride, Guy Ryan, Harjinder Singh, Grant Elliott and Corey …

#174: 88 Winning Global Headlines

#174: 88 Winning Global Headlines

The Global Life of New Zealanders From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 05 February 2015 | #174 | New York We tweet and publish on Facebook daily. Cheers. Cardinal John Dew, Dr Phil Rolston, Sarah Robb O’Hagan, Kane Williamson, James …

#173: Merry Xmas Headlines & Videos

#173: Merry Xmas Headlines & Videos

The Global Life of New Zealanders From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 22 December 2014 | #173 | New York We tweet and publish on Facebook daily. Peter Jackson, Lydia Ko, Kevin Roberts, Karen Walker, Max Gimblett, Kimbra, Cliff Curtis, …

#172: Kiwis Rocking the World

#172: Kiwis Rocking the World

The Global Life of New Zealanders From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 14 November 2014 | #172 | New York We tweet and publish on Facebook daily. Cheers. Dan Ammann, Jennifer Flay, Mark D’Arcy, Tim Blanks, Sam Neill, Sandra Nunnerly, …

Mahi Aroha 2: First, Revive the Spirit

Mahi Aroha 2: First, Revive the Spirit

In the week preceding the 2014 General Election I gave a speech to the AGM of the Council of Social Services in Christchurch. Whenever I’m in Christchurch I feel the spirit of my late brother Laurie O’Reilly, who died in …

#171: Winning the World from the Edge

#171: Winning the World from the Edge

The Global Life of New Zealanders From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 2 October 2014 | #171 | New York John Key, Richie McCaw, Lorde, Harold Gillies, Matt Lambert, Emilia Wicksteed, Richard Chandler New Zealand Headlines in Global Media September …

Graduation Address

Graduation Address

by Peter V. Rajsingh to the University of Auckland Business School May 7, 2103, Aotea Center   Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, Members of Council, Members of the University, Graduands, Families and Friends… Kia ora koutou katoa! Heartiest congratulations to our Graduands – accomplished, …

He Mahi Aroha 1: WFFW – Whanau Forever, Forever Whanau

He Mahi Aroha 1: WFFW – Whanau Forever, Forever Whanau

Hello. Its been a while. My heart is full. I’m in the mood to write. In recent times Taape and I have been trying as much as is possible to live out at Ocean Beach, in the old lady Hariata …

#169: 50 Headlines Around the World and Back

#169: 50 Headlines Around the World and Back

The Global Life of New Zealanders From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 17 July 2014 | #169 | New York We also tweet and publish on Facebook daily. Cheers. BUSINESS / INNOVATION / SCIENCE NZ’s “vibrant economy, tranquil lifestyle” attracting 40,000 newcomers – The …

#168: Washington DC to Waitomo NZ

#168: Washington DC to Waitomo NZ

The Global Life of New Zealanders From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 27 June 2014 | #168| New York We also tweet and publish on Facebook daily. Cheers. Washington DC to Waitomo NZ A month of travel has seen landings …

#167: Time & Tide / 101 Headlines

#167: Time & Tide / 101 Headlines

The Global Life of New Zealanders From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 29 April 2014 | #167 | New York We also tweet and publish on Facebook daily. Cheers. New Zealand Headlines in Global Media April 2014 NZ ranked #1 …

#166: Lorde Legg Lange Liddell Laura Leo Lillis Ladi Lauchlan Liam & More

#166: Lorde Legg Lange Liddell Laura Leo Lillis Ladi Lauchlan Liam & More

The Global Life of New Zealanders From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 4 March 2014 | #166 | New York We also tweet and publish on Facebook daily. Cheers. New Zealand Headlines in Global Media February 2014 KEY HEADLINES Brendan …

#165: Lorde Wins Two Grammys

#165: Lorde Wins Two Grammys

The Global Life of New Zealanders From Brian Sweeney, producer NZEDGE.COM | 4 February 2014 | #165 | New York We tweet four times weekdays and publish daily on Facebook. Cheers. New Zealand Headlines in Global Media December 2013 – …

#164: Promoting Prosperity – Kiwi Chutzpah & The Art Of The Sale

#164: Promoting Prosperity – Kiwi Chutzpah & The Art Of The Sale

NZEDGE founder and producer, Brian Sweeney, was asked to contribute an essay to Promoting Prosperity: the Art of Early New Zealand Advertising. The essay has been reproduced here for your reading pleasure.