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Archive for September, 2011

Power outage in north-eastern Christchurch

Press Release – Orion New Zealand Limited

Power was cut to approximately 5,000 customers in the north-east of Christchurch at 10pm tonight, after electricity supply to the Dallington substation failed. Affected areas include parts of Dallington, Shirley, Burwood and Parklands. Read more »

Man missing following fall off Maruia waterfall

Press Release – New Zealand Police

A man is missing after an accident at the Maruia Falls, near Murchison about 5.30pm today. Read more »

Palestine- land without a people for a people without a land

Press Release – Stratos

In an act of compassionate pragmatism in 1948, the British help to set up the State of Israel on the site of the former Jewish homeland. Unfortunately for world peace, there were people already living there – the Palestinians. More than 60 years later, … Read more »

Netball Finals Week

Press Release – Netball NZ

LION FOUNDATION NETBALL CHAMPS Finals Week 2011 30.09.2011 DAY THREE RESULTS – CANTERBURY WIN LION FOUNDATION NETBALL CHAMPS 2011 ATTACHED: SHOOTING STATISTICS FINAL PLACINGS, RESULTS DAY THREE, TOURNAMENT SELECTION AND MATCH REVIEWS (WITH QUOTES) … Read more »

NZU21, National & Emerging Talent Accelerant Squads

Press Release – Netball NZ

Media Release 30 September 2011 2011/2012 NZU21, National & Emerging Talent Accelerant Squads announced Netball New Zealand has today announced the 26 players selected for the 2011/2012 NZU21, National and Emerging Talent Accelerant Squad The … Read more »

Older people’s nutrition at risk

Press Release – NZ Nutrition Foundation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday September 30, 2011 Older people’s nutrition at risk Rising food costs could increase the risk of malnutrition in vulnerable older New Zealanders according to a New Zealand Nutrition Foundation Working Group. Julian … Read more »

Teachers & leaders nominated for national excellence awards

Press Release – Released via Ruscoe Public Relations Ltd

Dedicated, inspirational, awesome and outstanding were among the many descriptions of the country’s teachers nominated for the 2011-2012 round of the NEiTA Foundation’s National Excellence in Teaching and Leadership Awards. Read more »

Concerns continue for missing Christchurch teen

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Christchurch Police continue to have concerns over the safety of a missing Christchurch teenager. The youth, 15-year old Hayden Peter MILES, has not been in contact with family since 22 August. Read more »

Ships, Sailors, Parade!

Press Release – New Zealand Defence Force

With the arrival of HMNZS ROTOITI and TAUPO ten ships of the Royal New Zealand Navy are now berthed in Wellington. HMNZS RESOLUTION will arrive on Sunday to complete the fleet concentration. Read more »

Open day for cutting-edge ASB Football Park

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

The ASB Football Park (formerly English Park), with its new state-of-the-art artificial turf, celebrates its reopening with an open day, and an inauguration by FIFA, on Sunday 2 October. Read more »

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