Christchurch Scoop

Archive for September, 2012

Spring Westerlies Return

Press Release – MetService

After an absence of several weeks, the westerlies are back according to MetService. “Through to about Thursday of the first week of the school holidays the westerlies should be pretty steady in direction,” said Peter Kreft, MetService Chief Forecaster. Read more »

Canterbury crime shows continuing reductions in 2011/12

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Recorded crime in the Canterbury Police District continued its post-earthquake downward trend in 2011/12, with figures for the latest fiscal year showing an 11.7 percent drop. Read more »

New decade begins with new premises for Recreate NZ

Press Release – Recreate NZ

Auckland kids were given the opportunity to spend time with Labour Party leader David Shearer when he made a special appearance for children and young adults with disabilities on Saturday night (29 September). Read more »

Director Retirement

Press Release – Kiwi Income Property Trust

Kiwi Income Properties Limited, as Manager of Kiwi Income Property Trust, wishes to acknowledge the retirement of Mr John Duncan from the Board of the Manager, effective 30 September 2012. Read more »

Positive Vibes Flood Auckland On Water Boat Show

Press Release – Auckland On Water Boat Show

New Zealand Marine Industry Association Re: 2012 Auckland On Water Boat Show, 27-30 September, Viaduct Harbour, Auckland Media statement 30 September 2012 Positive vibes flood Auckland On Water Boat Show Read more »

Local Photographer Wins at National Awards

Press Release – New Zealand Institute of Professional Photography

Cromwell photographer Janyne Fletcher (previously Janyne Harman) was a finalist in the Photo Journalism category at the prestigious National Iris Photography Awards held in Christchurch on 24 September. Ms Fletcher also received silver and two bronze … Read more »

New Zealand crime rate lowest on record

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Fiscal year crime statistics released today show recorded crime is continuing to drop, with a 5.2% decrease on the previous year. Read more »

PureBlack Racing finish international season, tour Tasmania

Press Release – Pureblack Racing

PureBlack Racing will start their final international tour in Hobart tomorrow when they line up for the first stage of the CAT Underground Mining Tour of Tasmania. Read more »

National Cycling Champions Crowned In Manawatu

Press Release – BikeNZ

National Cycling Champions Crowned In Manawatu Thirteen new national champions were crowned on day two of the New Zealand Schools Road Cycling Championships in Manawatu today. Led out brilliantly by his school mates, Callum Saunders (Marlborough Boys … Read more »

Temporary service centre opens in Beckenham

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council opened a temporary service centre on the site of the closed South Library and Beckenham Service Centre this morning (Monday 1 October). Read more »

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