Thursday, 21 June 2007

New Zealanders in Global Headlines June 21

New Zealanders featuring in this week's survey of global media including National Public Radio, The Times, Yahoo Money, Reuters, The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, Hollywood Reporter, Bangkok Post and Decanter include:
  • Victoria, Massey U form Magritek to develop, globally market magnetic resonance technology from Antarctic experience of assessing material properties (pic of red pepper)
  • Rachel Weisz signs for Peter Jackson's new film "The Lovely Bones"
  • NZ writer/"pub weirdo" Paul Ewan releases "London Pub Reviews"
  • Major sauvignon blanc research project to dial up new flavors
  • Largest collection of NZ native plants opens at Savill Gardens, Surrey
  • Wellington and Nelson "luxury budget" tourism on $50 a day
  • Emirates Team New Zealand to challenge for the America's Cup
  • Cameraman Gary Cunningham of "Balibo Five" in Sydney inquest
  • Hot singer and Killer Queen Annie Crummer in Queen remake
  • NZ's first Hollywood star (1928) Witarina Harris dies aged 101
  • All Blacks cited as "greatest team in the history of any team"
  • NZ second in Economist's Global Peace Index (Norway 1, USA 93)
  • Samantha Warriner wins Triathalon World Cup in Vancouver
  • Xero accounting software wins International Technuim Challenge
  • Dave Jenkins' SurfAid improves health of Mentawai Islands
  • Kiwi egg parallels Darwin's gestation of natural selection theory
  • Janet Frame, Oscar Wilde, Tennessee Williams bade for sexual freedom - Sydney Writers' Week

See full stories at

No comments: