Tuesday, 31 July 2007

New Zealanders in Global Headlines July 31

New Zealanders featuring in this week's survey of global media including BusinessWeek, The Independent, The Telegraph, The Guardian, Scotsman.com, Toronto Star, Photonics, New York magazine and TimesSquare.com include:

  • Govt investing NZ$628m in nanotechnology, primary sector focus
  • Anna Paquin nom’d for Emmy for Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
  • Sand Dancer about Peter Donnelly warms Tribeca Film Fest (px)
  • NZ “one of the top foodie destinations in the world" - Telegraph
  • Te Awamutu company teams with German U to promote manuka honey products to heal wounds, treat stomach and skin problems
  • Andrea Hewitt wins first World Cup triathlon title at Kitzbuhel Austria
  • NZ filmmakers serving clients from Korea, Hong Kong, China, Japan
  • Zinny: ABs World Cup task “difficult but doable" - good chemistry
  • Neuroscientist Kerry Spackman tunes minds at Team McLaren
  • Otago U taps secret to queen bees' dominance: aversive learning
  • Scott Dixon wins third straight IndyCar Series victory in Lexington
  • US economist Tyler Cowen ranks fish& chips with barbecue in Texas
  • NZ-born BBC character actor Gordon Gostelow dies, London (82)

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

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