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Mike King Named 2019 New Zealander of the Year

Mike King Named 2019 New Zealander of the Year

“Mental health advocate Mike King has been named Kiwibank 2019 New Zealander of the Year.” Charlotte Carter reports for Stuff.co.nz. “His determination to shine a light on the effects and impacts of mental…

AI Expert Dr Mahsa Mohaghegh Lectures in US

AI Expert Dr Mahsa Mohaghegh Lectures in US

St. Bonaventure University’s cyber security programme recently hosted artificial intelligence expert and STEM advocate, New Zealander Dr Mahsa Mohaghegh as its Lenna Visiting Professor. Mohaghegh is a professor at Auckland University of Technology (AUT) with a…

Taika Waititi named New Zealander of the Year

Taika Waititi named New Zealander of the Year

“Hunt for the Wilderpeople director Taika Waititi has been named as the 2017 New Zealander of the Year,” as reported on TV3.ie. “I just found out the news. Wow, amazing. Thank you so…

Richie McCaw and Lydia Ko Win New Zealander of Year Awards

Richie McCaw and Lydia Ko Win New Zealander of Year Awards

Richie McCaw and Lydia Ko have been honoured at the New Zealander of the Year Awards. McCaw was voted ‘New Zealander of the Year’, while golfer Lydia Ko was named ‘Young New Zealander of…

Kiwibank New Zealander Of The Year 2015 – Finalist – Stephen Tindall

Kiwibank New Zealander Of The Year 2015 – Finalist – Stephen Tindall

Most commonly associated with The Warehouse, New Zealand entrepreneur Sir Stephen Tindall has dedicated himself to reducing the gap between New Zealand’s “haves” and “have-nots”. Sir Stephen had worked…

Dancing Her Dreams at Paris Opera Ballet

Dancing Her Dreams at Paris Opera Ballet

16 December 2013 – Twenty-year-old Auckland dancer Hannah O’Neill, who has a lifetime contract with the world’s pre-eminent academy, the Ballet de l’Opéra National de Paris, told the New Zealand Herald recently that…

Distinguished Scientist

Distinguished Scientist

Molecular physicist Sir Paul Callaghan, who was best known for his work with magnetic resonance, a field that has practical applications in everything from health care to industrial production, has died. He was 64….

Celebrating Women Top Chefs

Celebrating Women Top Chefs

New Zealander Anna Hansen, 42, chef-owner of the highly lauded Clerkenwell restaurant The Modern Pantry, is a participant in next month’s inaugural Girls’ Night Out — three evenings in London designed to celebrate…

Compassion from grief

Compassion from grief

Emma Woods, whose four-year-old son Nayan was killed by a teen driver who careened onto a footpath after losing control of his modified car, has been named New Zealander of the Year by The…

Everyday hero

Everyday hero

Ray Avery — New Zealander of the Year 21 — is interviewed by Hindustan Times reporter Tithiya Sharma for a series she is undertaking throughout the year profiling 1 “everyday heroes”. In 23, Avery…

New Zealander of the Year

New Zealander of the Year

Wellington architect Jonathan Rennie was named New Zealander of the Year at the annual NZ Society Waitangi Day dinner in London. The award recognises an outstanding contribution by a NZ or British national…

Judith Mayhew Jonas: Alpha female

Judith Mayhew Jonas: Alpha female

14 December 2003 – Dame Judith Mayhew Jonas – former financial advisor to the Mayor of London, current Provost of Kings College, Cambridge, and chairman of the Royal Opera House – was one of nine “alpha females”…