Wednesday, 19 December 2007

91 – New Zealanders in Global Headlines December 21

New Zealand headlines in this week's sampling of global media appearing in New York Times, BBC, CNN, Guardian, Telegraph, Observer, Variety, Citizen-Times,, Melbourne Age, Sydney Morning Herald, Salt Lake City Tribune, Sunshine Coast Daily, Orange County Register, Herald Sun include:
  • Haka in Utah via Dave Atkinson (Kaeo) for Marae Cttee NZ-US Soc
  • Henry whistles ref for RFU exit, back as ABs coach, Deans to OZ
  • Splash with splatter: NZ horror films entry genre for first directors
  • NZ War Memorial in Hyde Park wins UK communications award
  • NZ Police uses wiki for global input to update of 1958 Police Act
  • CanterburyU’s Annie Potts on vegan-to-vegan love: cruelty-free
  • NZ-Melbourne Cantonese Seamstress wins critics, diners
  • Book charts tumultuous Earthrace bio-fuelled speedboat journey
  • North Carolina realist Robert Johnson paints NZ’s edge evolution
  • Australian travel guide tips Aotearoa’s top 30 lake experiences
  • NZ voted world’s best holiday in Telegraph: 300k UK visitors
  • Pro surfer Dave Rastovich in protest over Japan’s dolphin killings
  • Wellington student Landen Hale-Brown lead role in OZ Billy Elliot
  • Climate change key issue on Clark-Rudd inaugural PM meet
  • John Daniell’s French pro-rugby book “a gem off the beaten track”
  • Balclutha-born Dean Tahana crowned Australia’s sexiest man (px)
  • Peter Gordon shreds “food miles myth” on UK TV, backs NZ food
  • Auckland feted for “stunning natural setting”, wineries, architecture
  • Kohanga reo centres triples fluent Maori speakers; hailed worldwide
  • 09 NZ Winter Games prop’d for elite PacRim athletes pre-Olympics
  • Beckham heaven: LA Galaxy, Wellington Phoenix charm Capital
  • Bob Charles’ adrenalin flows on M.Hill’s Q’town NZ Open course
  • Jesse James film “classic Americana” from Andrew Dominik
  • Neil Finn “Lennonish” at sellout UK concerts: “big, warm and tingly”
  • Dave Henderson turns IRD nemises into luxe-modern hotel SO
  • NYNZ psychoanalyst Jeffrey Masson on cats vs birds rights debate
  • Pietra Brettkelly at Sundance for Art Star and the Sudanese Twins
For full stories see, a 6,000-story storehouse of international activities by New Zealanders 2000-07.

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