Thursday, 2 July 2009

111 – New Zealanders in Global Headlines 2 July 2009

From Brian Sweeney, Producer,

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Pictured above: Janet Frame, Anna Paquin, Rachel Paget, Boh Runga and Eleanor Catton.


New Zealand headlines in this week's sampling of global media appearing in Daily Mail, WA Today, Time Out New York, Self, The Boston Globe, Brisbane Times, The Times of India, Hollywood Reporter, The Age, USA Today, Deseret News, Financial Times, PJ Star, Byron Shire News, The Independent on Sunday, Telegraph, Adelaide Now, The New York Times, The Australian, Wimbledon Guardian, and Bloomberg include:

Janet Frame's struggles mirror Towards Another Summer's Grace
Junior All Blacks retain IRB Championship title beating England 42-28
Mt Ruapehu a skiers' paradise either side; tops Australian fields
New Zealanders frank, friendly but prefer not to talk about religion
Banks & Jalfon's Teddy "wins over audiences" in San Francisco
Boh Runga, singer, takes on US with new solo album Right Here
Acorn HQ, planting oaks for iPods in North Canterbury
New Zealand vistas inspire US artist Dan Welden; evoke McCahon
Maori heads to be repatriated by French; in "expression of regret"
Dave Dobbyn loyal to NZ at London's Toast Festival of bbq and beer
New Zealand sees number of Australians visit exceed 1 million mark
Jonah Lomu, 34, "will decide when [career] ends"; joins Marseilles
Anna Paquin, 26, cuter the outfit, the more gore on True Blood set
Rachel Paget, 37, She's Got the Look star, "fun, silly, great dancer"
Queenstown's Winter Festival revellers 'bare all' over Lake Wakatipu
Tongariro National Park raises "questions of aesthetics" in Nat Geo
Terry Sturm, literary scholar and Professor, passes away aged 67
Eleanor Catton, author, 23, awarded £8,000 Betty Trask Award
New Zealand "lamb whatever the occasion", UK chef Delia Smith
Queenstown a tippler's paradise with one bar for every 75 people
Anna Paquin, sex symbol; '50s belle in Self magazine shoot
New Zealand rated highly by UK expats for property prices, weather
Quade Cooper, once a Tokoroa Pirate, now in gold on Wallaby side
Karla Brodie, NZ yoga teacher, bids farewell to husband on Ganga
Peter Jackson to head review of NZ Film Commission
Urewera, Mount Tarawera; meanings source of mirth for Australians
All Whites secure first ever point at FIFA tournament without a goal
Bay of Islands "important crucible for NZ's human history"
Sir Keith Park and NZ dairy farmers thanked for war efforts, and butter
Kim Smith, 27, wins 4-mile race in US; third fastest in circuit's history
West Coast "windswept, isolated and utterly beautiful"
André Hodgskin, architect, his latest foldaway 'iPAD', "prefabulous"

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