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Greetings. Today in MEDIA http://www.nzedge.com/media we have 40 new stories from the international online media about New Zealanders flexing their edge around the globe: Fleur Adcock and Marie Clay in England, the late Len Lye in Paris, Richard Killeen in Sydney, Russell Crowe in Hollywood, Collette Dinnigan in Chelsea, Chris Kraus in Greenwich Village, Dean Barker in Long Beach, Don McKinnon in Bangladesh, Dean Petersen in Antarctica; read about Indian movies and Italian yachts, Kiwi contraception and earthquakes, Lord of the Rings and Martinborough wine. You may need to refresh or reload on your Internet browser to get the latest pages.

All stories are told from an international perspective. We have sifted news sites ranging from The Chicago Tribune and CNN to the Times of India, The Scotsman, South China Morning Post and The Guardian. Favourite story is from the Electronic Telegraph, about "the hermit next door", New Zealander Brother Aidan, a devout Orthodox Christian and icon painter living in Shropshire, who proves that the contemplative life is still an inspirational life.

There are 28 new messages in April's Mailbox. Thank you for the comments and contributions. http://www.nzedge.com/mailbox/April.html. We welcome new people registering at nzedge.com from Auckland, Blair Oklahoma, Cambridge, Christchurch, Geldrop Netherlands, London, New Plymouth, Paihia, Palmerston North, Palo Alto, Pasadena, Sydney, Wellington, Westport.

This week's HERO http://www.nzedge.com/heroes Is another Warrior, Captain Charles Upham, acknowledged widely as the outstanding solider of the Second World War, New Zealander Charles Upham is the only combatant solider to receive the Victoria Cross and Bar for his exceptional bravery in Crete and in the Western Desert.

Brian Sweeney
executive editor
brian@nzedge.com

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