Christchurch Scoop

Archive for April, 2012

Greens support creation of Avon-Otakaro River Park

Press Release – Green Party

The Green Party is calling on the Government to commit to building an Avon-Otakaro River Park, after more than 18,500 people have signed a petition in support of the Park. Read more »

Finalists Announced for the 2012 Music Managers Awards

Press Release – Music Managers Forum

MMF and PPNZ are proud to announce the finalists for the 2012 Music Managers Awards. Read more »

“Shakespeare’s Spirituality – the works and the man”

Press Release – St Andrew’s Trust

David Lawrence, director and lecturer at Victoria University od Wellington, is to engage in a Spirited Conversation on “Shakespeare’s Spirituality – the works and the man”. Read more »

Hospital productivity in NZ bucks the trend

Press Release – Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University health researchers say hospital productivity in New Zealand rose by more than three to five percent in the period between 2007 and 2009, challenging perceptions that productivity rates in the sector are declining. Read more »

MMP review suggestions must be seriously considered

Press Release – Campaign For MMP

MMP review suggestions must be seriously considered Campaign for MMP says politicians would be ill advised to ignore the findings of the independent review on MMP, as public hearings head to Auckland tomorrow. Last week the Electoral Commission began … Read more »

Christchurch Singer’s Debut CD a “sell out”

Press Release – Rebecca Nelson

Talented “classical crossover” singer, 24 year old Rebecca Nelson, has run off more of her CD, Pure Imagination , after selling out earlier this month. Read more »

Successful campaign against wilding pine

Press Release – Environment Canterbury

Environment Canterbury today announced the successful conclusion of volunteer days to help eradicate wilding pine. Read more »

US Secretary of Homeland Security to visit New Zealand

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Justice Minister Judith Collins has welcomed the announcement made in Washington, DC that United States Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano will visit New Zealand this week. Read more »

May Day Communique – Occupy Otautahi Christchurch

Press Release – Occupy Otautahi Christchurch

We stand in commemoration of the millions of workers sacrificed in the 1914-1918 imperialist war, and all workers so needlessly lost, at the antipodean marking of ANZAC Day. We memorialise Fred Evans, the first New Zealand worker killed in political … Read more »

Lawrence Arabia Presents ‘the Sparrow’ Album Release

Press Release – Lawrence Arabia

Lawrence Arabia Presents ‘the Sparrow’ Album Release And NZ Tour Lawrence Arabia’s eagerly awaited new studio album The Sparrow will be released in New Zealand on 6 July, followed by four special shows across New Zealand’s main centres, including … Read more »

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