Monday, 9 July 2007

New Zealanders and Global Headlines July 9


New Zealanders featuring in this week's survey of global media including The Times, New York Times, The Lancet, USA Today, ESPN, Guardian, Taipei Times, Ars Technica, Wine Spectator and Cheshire Online include:
  • Matthew During's pioneering gene therapy work for Parkinson's (px)
  • Leslie Woods: fighter pilot, mathematician, physicist and “strikingly individual New Zealander”, b Reporoa; d Woodhead England (84)
  • Ɓlinghi have 5-2 edge on Team NZ in America’s Cup, Valencia
  • Tom Eslinger (Saatchi) chairs Cyber Awards Jury at Cannes Festival
  • Ian Fletcher appointed head of the UK Intellectual Property Office
  • NZ nature, jewelers Mitchell & Elsbury. inspire bespoke collection
  • NZ Winegrowers Inc maps out sustainability equations and programs
  • NZ advertising agencies win at Cannes Festival with big ideas
  • Summit Entertainment COO Bob Hayward helms studio from LA
  • Software architect Nigel Keam heads radical Microsoft Surface tech
  • Flight of the Conchords soar, stumble way through US HBO series
  • Bevan Doherty wins 4th Triathlon World Cup at Edmonton Canada
  • “Watch in wonder”: The Times visits Abel Tasman National Park

For full stories see www.nzedge.com/media, a 5,000-story storehouse of international activities by New Zealanders 2000-07.

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