Tuesday, 21 August 2007

New Zealanders in Global Headlines August 21


New Zealanders featuring in this week's survey of global media including The New York Times, Guardian, Observer, The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, Marie Claire, SportingLife and Philly.com include:
  • Wynyard, Bolstad, Lane, fell Lumberjack Champs, Wisconsin
  • Mansfield/Murry:"both most proficient at fantasy” (px)
  • Jessica Lee Rose/LonelyGirl15/ Bree off’d after 260-episodes
  • Queenstown a world top ten apr├Ęs ski destination - SMH
  • Lloyd Jones' Mister Pip in Man Booker Prize longlist
  • Antipodean Flat White Soho creating London coffee culture
  • NZ’s first commercial bioehtanol fuel - Gull Force 10
  • Ponsonby's Harrowset Hall “romantic feminine clutter”- NYT
  • Defender Ryan Nelson signs 5-years with Blackburn Rovers
  • Sub-Pop Auckland two-piece The Brunettes in NYT playlist
  • Stuntwoman Zoe Bell a "bona fide butt-kicker" for Tarantino
  • Samantha Warriner wins Triathlon Cup event, Tiszaujvaros
  • Rotorua "popera" singer Elizabeth Marvelly signs with EMI
  • Richard MacManus's Read/Write Web 2.0 blog world's top 28th
  • Russell Coutts back in America's Cup as BMW Oracle skipper
  • Jackson/Spielberg use photorealistic motion-capture for Tintin
  • West Auckland's Mazuran's Vintage Port Gold in San Francisco
  • Electronics seer/export oracle Angus Tait dies Christchurch, 88
  • NZ’s better snowfall, runs, range charm SMH’s Miss Snow It All
  • Aucklander Nina Rillstone third in New York City Half-Marathon
  • Kawerau’s Sarah Walker wins BMX World Champ event Canada
  • Te Kopi bach, Palliser Bay, a world-best state-run lodge/cabin

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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