Christchurch Scoop

Archive for November, 2011

Orca make rare visit to Lyttelton Harbour

Press Release – Black Cat Cruises

A pod of seven Orca made a rare visit to Lyttelton Harbour this morning. It is a rare event that only happens about once a year according to Black Cat Cruises Lyttelton Manager Paul Milligan Read more »

Fonterra Foodservices Proud to be a Chef Winners

Press Release – Fonterra Foodservices

The crème de la crème of New Zealand’s young chefs were celebrated at an event in Auckland last night. Four top trainee chefs have been announced winners of the 2011 Fonterra Foodservices Proud to be a Chef competition. Read more »

Toni Childs’ “unplugged & intimate” NZ tour begins

Press Release – Released via Bullet PR Ltd

Toni Childs – three-time Grammy nominated recording artist and Emmy winner – has now arrived in New Zealand for nine shows of her ‘Unplugged & Intimate’ tour, which is being driven entirely through support by Childs’ enthusiastic fan base … Read more »

Invivo hits the streets with “Another Stunner” campaign

Press Release – Invivo Wines New Zealand

Invivo is launching an outdoor poster campaign across New Zealand this month with hundreds of Invivo posters being placed around busy street locations in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. To design the poster Invivo appointed creative Tristan … Read more »

iPredict: Cunliffe for Labour Leader; Shearer for Labour PM

Press Release – iPredict

Cunliffe favoured to be next Labour Leader * Shearer favoured to be Prime Minister by 2015 * Joyce for Minister of Economic Development with Brownlee retaining Canterbury Earthquake portfolio * Nick Smith to retain Environment and ACC * Parata favoured … Read more »

Excavating Joy – Joyologist coming to Christchurch

Press Release – Pat Armitstead

The World’s First Joyologist Pat Armitstead is coming to Christchurch to Excavate Joy. Arriving on Friday the 9th December she will be in town till the following Tuesday and is on a mission to use her unbooked time to support Cantabrians find some joy. Read more »

Biodiversity Incentives Fund 2011

Press Release – Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury has approved $53,000 of funding towards biodiversity projects in Canterbury which includes $6,000 from the Honda TreeFund. Read more »

Top Female Director Wins Chartered Accountant of the Year

Press Release – Institute of Chartered Accountants

The New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZICA) last night announced Jan Dawson FCA, independent director and former CEO and Chair of KPMG as winner of the Crombie Lockwood 2011 Chartered Accountant of the Year in its annual NZICA Leadership … Read more »

Christchurch Earthquake bulletin edition 154

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Christchurch Earthquake bulletin edition 154 A regular bulletin started by the Labour Party’s Christchurch team to keep people in their electorates and media informed about what is happening at a grass roots level . Read more »

Christ Church Cathedral gingerbread creation to raise money

Press Release – Pen-y-bryn Lodge

Media release from Pen-y-bryn Lodge, Oamaru 1 December 2011 Christ Church Cathedral gingerbread creation to raise money for earthquake fund A magnificent gingerbread replica of Christ Church Cathedral has been painstakingly created by two US-born … Read more »

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