Saturday, 29 September 2007

83 – New Zealanders in Global Headlines September 29

New Zealanders featured in this week's survey of global media including NY and LA Times, Time, The Telegraph, Guardian, Observer and Age, Sydney Morning Herald and include:

  • Sam Neill talks Pinot Noir to Time: “fickle, voluptuous and complex"
  • Crowded House give "emotion-drenched performance" in LA theater
  • Debuts, divas and “dark intellectual designs” at AirNZ Fashion Week
  • Chris Kissling, John Tiffin publish on the global transport solutions
  • Ian ‘Gandalf’ McKellen in NZ as Lear with Royal Shakespeare Co
  • Tautai Contemporary Pacific Arts exhibiting Longitude in Rarotonga
  • AirNZ launches Pink Flight from SF to Sydney for Mardi Gras 08
  • Jean Paul Gaultier's models brazened with Moko in European Vogue
  • Paul and Kahra Scott-James's Graham selected for Filminute 2007
  • More recognition for healing properties of NZ Manuka honey
  • Spirit NZ ship nom’d for Nobel Peace Prize: coached 75,000 youth
  • Weta Workshop make mermaid tale for amputee swimmer
  • Flight of the Conchords HBO series a US sleeper hit, now in UK
  • Chris Tate's Titirangi house a glass box floating in the treetops

For full stories see, a 5,000-story storehouse of international activities by New Zealanders 2000-07.
Picture Peter Hunt for Time, of Sam Neill and family at Two Paddocks Vineyard

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