Sunday, 16 September 2007

New Zealanders in global headlines September 16

New Zealanders featured in this week's survey of global media including NY Times, Scoop, International Herald Tribune, Guardian, The Age, NZNews UK, and include:
  • David Shearer named UN deputy special representative for Iraq
  • NZ benefiting from global milk boom: high demand, short supply
  • Artist Charles Olsen second in Saatchi Showdown with La Sundari
  • Katherine Prumm wins second world women’s motocross title
  • Tauranga’s Design Mobel opens Okooko store in Hong Kong
  • Guangzhou’s Back Street 19 centered on Matakana wine, cuisine
  • Oakura’s Paige Hareb ranks 4th in world under 18 women’s surfing
  • Producer Tim Bevan #75 on Vanity Fair New Establishment List
  • Maritime historian Joan Druett’s new book set in islands on the edge
  • Academic Robin Gwynn code-cracks 17C London political secrets
  • Rosalie Gascoigne's typographic imagery, iconic art, features in Eye
  • Drysdale, Grant, Men’s Four gold at World Rowing Champs Munich
  • Blues-soul-rock man Sonny Day (Hone Wikaira) dies, Auckland, 64
  • Philanthropist, RAF, retailer Sir Roy McKenzie dies, Wellington, 84

Photo of Paige Hareb: NZ Surfing Magazine

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