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Archive for August, 2012

Home loan affordability improves as house prices dip

Press Release – Roost

Home loan affordability improved in July as the national median house price edged back from record highs and interest rates remained around record lows. Read more »

Safe@home expansion and video

Press Release – Shine

National anti-violence charity Shine expands to three cities its highly successful, award-winning safe@home service Read more »

The Palms Scores Big with Take a Kid to Footy Sponsorship

Press Release – The Palms

The Palms Shopping Centre is making the conversion from team fan to official sponsor by supporting the Canterbury Rugby Football Union’s Take a Kid to Footy initiative for the Canterbury ITM Cup. Read more »

Gamblefree Day tomorrow

Press Release – Problem Gambling Foundation

Auckland event: Whanau Fun Day at Papakura Marae, 29 Hunua Road, Papakura, between 10am and 2pm. Read more »

SMC Heads-Up: Arctic ‘slushie’, teen stoner IQ loss

Press Release – Science Media Centre

Arctic Ice; Teen Dope; Media Skills; Sciblogs podcast; Sciblogs highlights; Research highlights; Sci-tech events; Read more »

Red Zone offer process ready for Port Hills residents

Press Release – Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority

The Chief Executive of the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority, Roger Sutton, says the owners of eligible properties in the Port Hills will receive information about their Red Zone offer from next week. Read more »

Artist reflects on civic memories

Press Release – Christchurch Art Gallery

Scott Flanagan’s sculptural exhibition Do You Remember Me Like I Do? at Christchurch Art Gallery’s off-site gallery in the NG building until 23 September combines found objects, meticulously woven VHS tape and a remarkable set of artists’ books to … Read more »

Cervical Screening Awareness Month A Prompt For Canterbury W

Press Release – Canterbury District Health Board

August 31, 2012 SUBJECT: Cervical Screening Awareness Month A Prompt For Canterbury Women Canterbury women are urged to use Cervical Screening Awareness Month this September as a reminder to have a cervical smear test every three years. Dr Kim Burgess from … Read more »

Graeme Joblin Conviction

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police are pleased with the 20 year sentence handed to convicted sex offender, ex-teacher and regular Cathedral Square busker Graeme Joblin. Read more »

Agreed Statement of Tony Marryatt and the Council

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

• The Council received a letter of personal grievance from Tony Marryatt on 18 April 2012. • The Council has responded to Tony Marryatt’s personal grievance by: • Both parties settling the personal grievance in the interests of the City; … Read more »

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