Christchurch Scoop

Archive for November, 2012

Hospitals Redevelopment Partnership Group Making Progress

Press Release – Canterbury District Health Board

30 November 2012 MEDIA RELEASE Hospitals Redevelopment Partnership Group Making Good Progress Work towards starting Canterbury DHB’s hospitals redevelopment project is progressing well, according to members of the Hospitals Redevelopment Partnership … Read more »

AFFIRM, Saturday 8 December, Wainoni Park

Press Release – Aranui Community Trust

NZ Hip Hop pioneer Che Fu will make his first appearance at the 11 AFFIRM with his band The Kratez, bringing the old school to the new school sharing the spotlight with Christchurch’s very own boyband Moorhouse. Once again the annual family … Read more »

Court Jesters Celebrate Last Laughs of 2012 with Style

Press Release – The Court Jesters

The Court Jesters are celebrating 22 years of improvised comedy with a plethora of guest stars in SCARED SCRIPTLESS during the run-up to Christmas. Read more »

Adviser Convention Centre Precinct business case appointed

Press Release – Christchurch Central Development Unit

An adviser has been appointed to develop a detailed business case for Christchurch’s new Convention Centre Precinct. Read more »

SMC Heads-Up: Fracking, PM Science Prizes, freshwater

Column – Science Media Centre

Fracking; Science Reporting; Science Awards; SMC internship; 100% Freshwater; New from the SMC; Sciblogs highlights; Research highlights; Policy News; Sci-tech events Read more »

Local Government changes ignore needs of provincial NZ

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

Changes to the Local Government Act passed through Parliament this week ignore the concerns and criticisms of provincial Mayors and councils says Labour MP Dr David Clark. Read more »

Warm and windy nor’westers this weekend

Press Release – MetService

The brief cold snap of the last few days will be followed by warm and windy northwesterlies this weekend,severe in some eastern provinces. MetService meteorologist Daniel Corbett commented, “The recent weather certainly has been like a rollercoaster ride, but … Read more »

Environment Canterbury endorses transport statement

Press Release – Environment Canterbury

At a council meeting today Environment Canterbury became the second of the Urban Development Strategy partners to endorse the Greater Christchurch Transport Statement with Commissioners agreeing to sign the statement of intent. Read more »

First CBD commercial land purchases welcomed

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says the first commercial property purchases for Christchurch’s CBD Blueprint Plan represent an important milestone in the city’s recovery. Read more »

Arrow in new property fund with merchant bank

Press Release – Arrow International

Merchant bank Murray & Co is joining forces with Arrow International to form a $20 million property development fund that will seek opportunities throughout New Zealand, including in the Christchurch rebuild. Read more »

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