Monday, 19 November 2007

89 – New Zealanders in Global Headlines November 18

New Zealand headlines in this week's survey of global media appearing in The Times, New York Times, Reuters, The Observer,, Daily Telegraph, Open Democracy, Lonely Planet, Undercover,, include:
  • SurfAid wins global Humanitarian Award for Mentawai Islands work
  • Stephen Chan charts hubris of Mugabe in Auckland Uni lectures
  • Anne Geddes sells 20m books worldwide, new autobio published
  • Split Enz for NZ tour March 08, new album One Out Of The Bag
  • NZ fifth in world for gender equality - World Economic Forum
  • Speight's Ale House sails Dunedin-London in 75-day passage
  • NZ-bred horses make clean sweep of Melbourne Racing Carnival
  • Pinot Gris hailed in San Francisco as our new sauvignon blanc
  • Whakatane reggae band Kora in sell-out Camden London show
  • NZ String Quartet on 8 city US East Coast tour, Bach to Harris
  • Julian Robertson adds Cape Kidnappers Lodge to luxe portfolio
  • Six NZ tourist attractions in Lonely Planet Bluelist, incl White Island

For full stories see, a 6,000-story storehouse of international activities by New Zealanders 2000-07.

Photo of SurfAid International founder, New Zealander Dr Dave Jenkins, with Mentawai Islanders.

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