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Taika Waititi and Netflix Exit Stop-Motion Animated Film Bubbles

Taika Waititi and Netflix exit stop-motion animated film Bubbles According to Cartoon Brew, Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi has officially withdrawn from the long in development stop-motion animated film Bubbles which centers on Michael Jackson’s famous pet chimpanzee. Because of his departure as the film’s director, Netflix has also decided leave the project as well. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB...
Tags: Movies, Bubbles, Michael Jackson, Movie News, Netflix, New Zealand, Taika Waititi


Daily Podcast: How To Write Movie Reviews, Rotten Tomatoes, Jurassic World: The Ride, Men In Black: International & Spawn

On the May 23, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by weekend editor Brad Oman, and senior writer Ben Pearson , to discuss the latest film and tv news, including Rotten Tomatoes, Jurassic World: The Ride, Men In Black: International , and Spawn . And in the Mail Bag, we’ll talk about our review writing process. In The News: Ben: Two Hollywood Projects Leave Georgia Due to the State’s Anti-Abortion Law Brad: Rotten Tomatoes Now Requi...
Tags: Movies, New Zealand, Chris, Peter, Ben, Ben Pearson, Peter Sciretta, BD Wong, Todd McFarlane, Chris Pratt Bryce Dallas Howard, Film Daily Podcast, Brad Oman, Sam Hume, Mail Bag, Hollywood Projects Leave Georgia, Gokul G


From launch to launch: Peter Beck on building Rocket Lab’s orbital business

Breaking into the launch industry is no easy task, but New Zealand’s Rocket Lab has done it without missing a step. The company has just completed its third commercial launch of 2019, and is planning to increase the frequency of its launches until there’s one a week. It’s ambitious, but few things in spaceflight aren’t. Although it has risen to prominence over the last two years at a remarkable rate, the appearance of Rocket Lab in the launch market isn’t exactly sudden. One does not engineer...
Tags: Startups, TC, Space, Spacex, Tech, Earth, New Zealand, Peter, Devin, Rocket Lab, Peter Beck


From launch to launch: Peter Beck on building an orbital business from scratch

Breaking into the launch industry is no easy task, but New Zealand’s Rocket Lab has done it without missing a step. The company has just completed its third commercial launch of 2019, and is planning to increase the frequency of its launches until there’s one a week. It’s ambitious, but few things in spaceflight aren’t. Although it has risen to prominence over the last two years at a remarkable rate, the appearance of Rocket Lab in the launch market isn’t exactly sudden. One does not engineer...
Tags: Startups, TC, Space, Spacex, Tech, Earth, New Zealand, Peter, Devin, Rocket Lab, Peter Beck


ICC World Cup 2019 - A Competition Among the Middle Tablers ... and Pakistan's Chances!

The ICC World Cup 2019 gets underway in a week from now when hosts England square off against South Africa. The previous two World Cups were won by the host nations - India in 2011 and Australia in 2015 - and this time, it is also the host nation that goes into the 6-week tournament as firm favorites to lift the trophy for the very first time.England have played 3 ICC World Cup finals, finishing runners up every single time. This cup is there for the taking for the world's number one ODI team.Bu...
Tags: England, Australia, Sex, India, South Africa, Pakistan, New Zealand, Zimbabwe, Warner, Smith, Steve Smith, Sri Lanka, Icc, West Indies, Mohammad Hafeez, Hafeez


The Moniac

This is a picture of a Moniac (along with my son Jacob), a hydraulic computer, modelling an economy at a high level. It is a New Zealand cultural and scientific artifact, invented by Bill Phillips. Phillips was a New Zealand...
Tags: New Zealand, Jacob, Bill Phillips Phillips


"ScUber" launches submarine trips to Great Barrier Reef

A select few Australians will soon be able to briefly book an Uber submarine to the Great Barrier Reef, the ride-sharing giant said Thursday. The sub will take two passengers down to 20 meters below sea level and along designated dive paths around the reef, in partnership with environmental advocacy group Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef. Susan Anderson, general manager for Uber Australia and New Zealand, said the company was committed to encouraging ride-sharing to make "conscious behaviour...
Tags: Science, New Zealand, Great Barrier Reef, Susan Anderson, Uber Australia


NZ shares rise as Fletcher extends gain; Metroglass jumps

New Zealand stocks rose, led higher by Fletcher Building as the construction company extended a recent rally. Metro Performance Glass jumped 13 per cent after meeting its downgraded earnings guidance. The S&P/NZX 50 Index increased... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Nz, Fletcher, Metro Performance Glass, Fletcher Building, MetroGlass


NZ dollar eases as US-China trade war, Brexit saga drag on

The New Zealand dollar was slightly weaker as indications of softness in the domestic economy added to worries about the United States-China trade war and the ongoing Brexit saga.The kiwi was trading at 64.88 US cents at 5pm in... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, US, New Zealand, Brexit, Nz, United States China, US China


George R.R. Martin Just Set a Very Peculiar Winds of Winter Deadline Threat for Himself

Now that Game of Thrones is over for good, the focus is on when George R.R. Martin is finally going to complete his side of the story. Thanks to an airline’s offer to fly Martin out so he can have some peace and quiet to finish The Winds of Winter, he’s jokingly promised a deadline. If he doesn’t meet it, New Zealand…Read more...
Tags: Books, Hbo, Science, New Zealand, Game Of Thrones, George Rr Martin, A Song Of Ice And Fire, The Winds Of Winter, Martin, George R R Martin, Golden Age Of Heroes, A Dream Of Spring


A painter has revealed an 80-foot mural of New Zealand's prime minister comforting woman after mosque attacks

An artist in Australia has just revealed a new mural depicting New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern hugging the relative of a victim in the mass shootings in March at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Tags: Australia, Cnn, New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern


80-ft mural of New Zealand's PM unveiled

An artist in Australia has just revealed a new mural depicting New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern hugging the relative of a victim in the mass shootings in March at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Tags: News, Australia, New Zealand, Stories, Jacinda Ardern


Once-in-a-Lifetime Trips

Vacations are great. They create memories, give us a break from our dully daily routines, reduce our stress levels, improve our mental health, and even (according to experts) make us more productive when we return to work or school. Vacations are things that we should be taking regularly — they’re a key part of our work-life balance and our overall health. But not all vacations are the same. While you should be taking breaks and trips relatively often, there are sure to be a few travels that yo...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Florida, London, Southeast Asia, Africa, Paris, New Zealand, Patagonia, Bahamas, Travel Blog, Travel Ideas, YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Palm Beach You


‘Brightburn’ Director David Yarovesky on How His Mother Inspired This Superhero Horror Movie [Interview]

This weekend sees the release of Brightburn, a movie that flew mostly under the radar until they dropped their first trailer and people realized the little genre movie James Gunn was producing was a superhero horror film. Gunn’s longtime friend and protege David Yarovesky directed Brightburn from a script by Brian and Mark Gunn and they all aimed to do something new in the both the horror and superhero landscapes. This mashup of genres has already inspired tons of fan art and piqued the int...
Tags: Movies, Interviews, Horror, Disney, Earth, Features, Elizabeth Banks, New Zealand, Army, Sony, Brian, Batman, James Gunn, Peter Jackson, Jason, Malibu


Reseda man indicted for alleged terrorist plot to bomb Long Beach political rally

LOS ANGELES – A Reseda man who allegedly plotted to carry out a terrorist bombing during a Long Beach political rally was indicted by a federal grand jury today on charges of providing material support to terrorists and attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction. Mark Steven Domingo, a 26-year-old Army veteran who had recently converted to Islam, was arrested April 26, the same day he received what he thought was a was a bomb, but was actually an inert device supplied to him by an undercover ...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Terrorism, Islam, New Zealand, Army, Long Beach, Courts, Local News, Huntington Beach, Santa Monica Pier, Domingo, Reseda


Christchurch mosque shooter faces terrorism charge

The man accused of killing 51 worshipers at two Christchurch mosques has been charged by New Zealand police with engaging in a "terrorist act," the first time such a charge has been laid inside the country.
Tags: Asia, News, New Zealand, Christchurch


Yumi Zouma – “Bruise”

Yumi Zouma, the gauzy, globe-trotting indie-pop band whose three core members span the US, the UK, and New Zealand, finally concluded their long-running trilogy of EPs last year with the release of the aptly named EP III. And today, they're back with a standalone single inspired by Timbaland, Nelly Furtado, and the departure … More »
Tags: Music, UK, US, New Zealand, Yumi Zouma, Timbaland Nelly Furtado


ICC World Cup Swansongs ...

The ICC World Cup 2019 is 8 days away! It is every cricketers dream to not only represent their team at a World Cup, but to be a part of a World Cup winning team. For some, the dream comes true; but for many it remains just that... a dream.This World Cup will be the last for a number of cricketers. Here is a look at those who will most likely be taking part in their last ever World Cup. AUSTRALIAShaun MarshDespite making his debut in 2008, this will be Shaun Marsh's first ever World Cup; and mo...
Tags: UK, Australia, Sex, India, South Africa, Pakistan, New Zealand, Taylor, Sri Lanka, Icc, Ab De Villiers, West Indies, Chris Gayle, Shaun Marsh, Gayle, Malik


Moving to New Zealand Instead of Australia

As you probably know, there is a great deal of rivalry between Australians and New Zealanders. It’s mainly in sport, which is most obvious with the Bledisloe Cup; the annual rugby league battle between the Wallabies and the All Blacks. Australia normally comes off second best in that one, to much gnashing of teeth here […]
Tags: Travel, Australia, Migration, New Zealand, Migrants, Nz, Wallabies, New Zealanders, Life in Australia, SCV, Getting A Visa, All Blacks Australia


New Zealand’s Next Liberal Milestone: A Budget Guided by ‘Well-Being’

Under a revised budget policy, all new spending must advance one of five government priorities that promote the welfare of citizens. The political opposition dismisses the move as “slick branding.”
Tags: News, Domestic Violence, Income Inequality, New Zealand, Gross Domestic Product, Richard, Politics And Government, Layard, Ardern, Jacinda


NZ shares edge up; Infratil gains after placement

New Zealand shares edged higher, with Infratil one of the most active stocks when it resumed trading after being halted for a $100 million placement last week. The S&P/NZX 50 Index increased 21.39 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 10,237.48.... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Nz, Infratil


NZ dollar trades near 2019 low on Aussie rate outlook, China worries

The New Zealand dollar was little changed as investors bet on an Australian rate cut in June, continue to fret about the United States-China trade war and as elections for the European Parliament get underway in 28 countries.The... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, China, New Zealand, European Parliament, Nz, United States China


New Zealand: Critical Employment Law Changes - Littler Mendelson

New Zealand employers should be aware that there are several significant legislative changes to the Employment Relations Act 2000 (the Act) taking effect this spring
Tags: News, New Zealand, Littler Mendelson


New Zealand speaker claims suspected serial rapist working in parliament

Claim follows review into bullying and harassment that uncovered three allegations of serious sexual assaultThe deputy leader of New Zealand’s opposition party has called for an investigation after the parliament’s speaker suggested there was a rapist working at Parliament House.After the release of a review of bullying and harassment in parliament, speaker Trevor Mallard said there were three allegations of “serious sexual assault” that amounted to rape. Continue reading...
Tags: World news, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Parliament House, Trevor Mallard


LVR restrictions effective but have some drawbacks - RBNZ

New Zealand's loan-to-value ratio restrictions have been effective in improving financial stability but the policy comes with drawbacks, says the Reserve Bank after a detailed review. "By improving the resilience of both households... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, RBNZ, Reserve Bank


First images emerge from New Zealand's Pike river mine

Pictures show a lot of groundwater has seeped into the mine since 2010 disaster that killed 29The first images from inside the New Zealand’s Pike river mine, where an explosion killed 29 men nearly nine years ago, have been released.The shots were taken as a three-person re-entry crew broke through the 88cm concrete seal on Tuesday at the mine’s opening to start the process of gathering evidence on what caused New Zealand’s worst mining disaster since 1914. The bodies of the 29 victims remain in...
Tags: Asia Pacific, New Zealand


‘Don Williams: Music & Memories Of a Gentle Giant’ To Premiere w/ Nashville Symphony

Don Williams NASHVILLE, Tenn. – -(AmmoLand.com)- Spanning more than 45 years, the music of Don Williams continues to connect adoring fans around the world, and soon they’ll have a chance to experience those iconic hits in a whole new way. Starting October 31, Don Williams: Music & Memories of The Gentle Giant takes residency at Nashville’s famed Schermerhorn Symphony Center for three nights of reflection of the Country Music Hall of Fame member’s music, accompanied by the Nashville Symphony,...
Tags: Europe, Country Music, Guns, Abc, Africa, US, Urban, United States, Williams, New Zealand, Nashville, Keith Urban, Burt Reynolds, Ticketmaster, Don, MCA


We need Government to be bold

Changes are needed in regulation and market practice to reinvigorate New Zealand capital markets. Our capital markets continue to be under significant pressure. The activity levels in 2019 are low, and the handful of transactions... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand


Legal experts: Government needs to be bold to reinvigorate market

Changes are needed in regulation and market practice to reinvigorate New Zealand capital markets. Our capital markets continue to be under significant pressure. The activity levels in 2019 are low, and the handful of transactions... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand


Accused Shooter In New Zealand Mosque Attacks Charged With Terrorism

New Zealand police charged Brenton Tarrant, an Australian citizen, under the Terrorism Suppression Act. He also faces charges of 51 counts of murder and 40 counts of attempted murder. (Image credit: David Alexander/AP)
Tags: News, New Zealand, Brenton Tarrant