Saturday, 30 June 2007

New Zealanders in Global Headlines June 30

New Zealanders featuring in this week's survey of global media including the New York Times, LA Times, BBC, The Scotsman, The Guardian, Planet Rugby, ITV, Seed, Dwell and New York magazines, include:

  • Anna Pacquin leads, exec produces, in films, telemovies, series (px)
  • Nick Craven a premiere animator on Shrek, Over the Hedge, Ice Age
  • Architect David Howell designs Grammery Park loft for NY Times
  • Mark Wigley's architectual classic with Philip Johnson reprised
  • Steve Edwards headlines BBC Radio 2 with "One By One" album
  • Stand-up Ben Hurley secures seven-part sitcom on BBC Radio 4
  • New Zealanders head 23-nationalities in star Amsterdam agency 180
  • Graphic designer Jeff Docherty with cutting-edge science mag Seed
  • NZ-founded restaurant chain GBK booms in UK "posh burger"market
  • London-based osteopath pioneer Garry Trainer releases "Back Chat"
  • Auckland's Vista becomes world-leading cinema software ticketeer
  • Chch rapper Maitreya has int'l breakthrough via
  • Waiheke Island's Stonyridge "cult winery with global reputation"
  • NZ dairy scientists identify cows that produce skim milk naturally
  • J Lomu, G Mourie and TP McLean inducted to Rugby Hall of Fame
  • Polynesian explorers reached S.America before Europeans: AK Uni
  • Highest Red Cross honor for Marianne Whittington: 11 int'l missions
  • Iconic 128m chalk kiwi in Wiltshire receives a local makeover

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