HOW NEW ZEALAND MADE ITS PRESENCE FELT DURING ITS BRIEF SPELL ON THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL

Two stories from next week’s New Zealand Listener about our Ambassador to the UN (Gerard van Bohemen, originally from Hawkes Bay) and the great job he is doing.

https://www.pressreader.com/new-zealand/new-zealand-listener/textview

https://www.pressreader.com/new-zealand/new-zealand-listener/20170317/282922385238171

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS

Fellow NZer Adam Jenkins, Head of North America for Framestore Labs (and recently nominated for Influencer of The Year – http://tinyurl.com/gusn8vf) has just completed various digital interactive data driven exhibits at the new Ford Hub (https://www.fordpass.com/en_us/hubs.html) located within the Oculus, Westfield World Trade Center. Ford Motor Company is expanding its definition as a mobility company with the space is designed to promote the ways Ford is thinking about the future of transportation. The Oculus location is the first of a series of Ford Hub locations the brand is looking to open.

AND FINALLY

When I started sending these newsletters out last year there were 72 recipients, and now, thanks to folks spreading the word we have over 650 recipients. While most are in metro NY many others are outside this area, which means it will no longer be the New Zealand – New York – Newsletter but simply The New Zealand – Newsletter. I thought this name was better than The Kiwi Chronicle, What’s Up Whānau or The Two Minutes Silence.