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Commemoration event for 2nd anniversary of Canterbury Quake

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

1 February 2013

Commemoration event for the second anniversary of the 22 February 2011 Canterbury earthquake

Planning is underway by Christchurch City Council for a Civic Memorial Service to commemorate the second anniversary of the 22 February 2011 Canterbury earthquake. Read more »

Coastguard Real-Time Weather Information Service At Kaikoura

Press Release – Coastguard

Coastguard Launches Real-Time Weather Information Service At Kaikoura

Boaties in Kaikoura and its surrounds can now receive the latest marine weather information 24 hours every day by simply turning on their marine VHF radio. Read more »

Royal New Zealand Ballet is Made to Move

Press Release – Royal New Zealand Ballet

Media Release
Royal New Zealand Ballet is Made to Move

The Royal New Zealand Ballet begins 2013 with Made to Move – Three world premieres in one night. Artistic Director Ethan Stiefel debuts his first original work for the RNZB and is joined by two internationally acclaimed choreographers: Venezuelan Javier De Frutos and Christchurch-born Andrew Simmons. Read more »

Home Coming For Talented Choreographer

Press Release – Royal New Zealand Ballet

Media Release
Home Coming For Talented Choreographer

In his first professional role, Christchurch-born dancer Andrew Simmons performed as a Lost Boy in Peter Pan with the Royal New Zealand Ballet. Now, as an internationally acclaimed choreographer, he has flown from Dresden to create a new piece of work especially for the RNZB as they celebrate their 60th anniversary year. Read more »

Smart NZ Economy Could Grow 10% PA Says ‘Father of Grid’

Press Release – Multicore World

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If We Don’t Act Now, It Could Be Too Late

Press Release – North Canterbury Fish and Game

Media release from North Canterbury Fish & Game

1 February 2013

Media Release

If We Don’t Act Now, It Could Be Too Late Read more »

December 2012 visitor volume similar to 2011

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

December 2012 visitor volume similar to 2011 – Media release

The number of visitor arrivals in December 2012 (364,000) was nearly unchanged from December 2011, but was up 5 percent from December 2010, Statistics New Zealand said today. Read more »

Government Compensation Offer Amounts to Legalised Fraud

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Denis O’Rourke MP
Christchurch Earthquake Issues spokesperson

1 February 2013

Government Compensation Offer Amounts to Legalised Fraud Read more »

Record 53,676 Kiwis fled to Aussie in 2012

Press Release – New Zealand Labour Party

David Shearer
Labour Leader

1 February 2013

Record 53,676 Kiwis fled to Aussie in 2012

National’s disastrous 2012 now has an official measure with 53,676 New Zealanders leaving for Australia because of the Government’s economic mismanagement, says Labour Leader David Shearer. Read more »

Science internships give street-credibility

Press Release – HMC Communications

1 February 2013

Science internships give street-credibility in a competitive job market

Spending your summer holidays testing mycotoxin levels and reorganising filter samples may not sound like most people’s idea of fun, but for five university science students the chance to work in a commercial analytical laboratory in Hamilton over summer is the career break they’ve been dreaming of. Read more »

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