Sunday, 21 October 2007

86 – New Zealanders in Global Headlines October 21

New Zealand headlines in this week's survey of global media appearing in the LA Times, Guardian, International Herald Tribune, CIO magazine, The Times, BBC, Scientific American, Melbourne Age and Runners World include:
  • Kiri Te Kanawa commences major USA recital tour: “pure” LA Times
  • Chef de cuisine Josh Emett x2 Michelin stars Ramsay’s London NY
  • Brent Taylor: Outsider's Edge: The Making of Self-Made Billionaires
  • Outstanding academic Elizabeth Croll dies, London, b Reefton (63)
  • NZ joins UN effort seeking worldwide abolition of death penalty
  • Richard Tomlinson alleges M16 involvement in Diana’s death–inquest
  • Conway Witcliffe, special effect legend, dies, Surrey, b Paeroa (41)
  • Kris Gemmell wins Rhodes World Cup triathalon event Greece
  • Passchendaele commemorated: 10,000 Anzac soldiers lost 1917
  • Kalev/During neuroscience paper ok’s low dose alcohol for memory
  • Trans-Tasman netball tournament goes semi-professional in 08
  • Maori master carver James Rickard workshops Baguio, Philippines

For full stories see, a 6,000-story storehouse of international activities by New Zealanders 2000-07.
Photos of Kiri Te Kanawa from Sopranos Central

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