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Archive for August, 2013

Car Crash Sh73, Mt White

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Car Crash Sh73, Mt White.

Police attended the scene of a car crash on SH73, Mt White at about 5.58am today. Read more »

World’s largest inflatable water slide at Tekapo Springs

Press Release – Southern PR

World’s largest inflatable water slide coming to Tekapo Springs
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Grand Old Lady of the Square Re-Emerges

Press Release – Heritage Hotels

Heritage Christchurch – Grand Old Lady of the Square Re-Emerges

Heritage Christchurch, set in the Cathedral Square’s Old Government Building, has re-opened its elegant doors to guests as the century old iconic building sparked to life again. Read more »

Canterbury Brewery chimney demolition underway

Press Release – Ceres NZ

31 August 2013

Issued by Momentus Public Relations Ltd

Canterbury Brewery chimney demolition underway

The final stage in the demolition of Christchurch’s landmark Canterbury Brewery site on the corner of St Asaph and Antigua streets will commence this morning with the removal of the brewery’s 35 meter chimney. Read more »

“Government discriminates against low-income children”

Press Release – Child Poverty Action Group

30 August 2013: News from CPAG

Court decision finds government discriminates against low-income children, but that it is justified Read more »

First tastes best at nationwide school cooking competition

Press Release – MAGGI Kitchen Showdown

August 30, 2013
For Immediate Release

First tastes best at nationwide school cooking competition
Top of the Island takes top prize in competition Read more »

Key decisions from today’s Council meeting

Press Release – Christchurch City Council


Friday 30 August 2013

Key decisions from today’s Council meeting Read more »

Auckland Museum Medals awarded, Research Advisory Panel

Press Release – Auckland Museum

Auckland Museum Medals awarded and Research Advisory Panel announced

Auckland Museum has honoured the careers of three outstanding researchers and unveiled an Advisory Panel to guide the development of its Research Centre. Read more »

SMC Heads-Up: Fonterra false positive, SMC new home, climate

Column – Science Media Centre

Issue 246 30 August – 5 September 2013

Fonterra, false positives & ‘hysteria’

Executives at dairy giant Fonterra have expressed relief after it was revealed that a false test reading triggered the botulism scare that led to a recall of infant formula around the world. Read more »

Trial of 20K signs on school buses aims to save lives

Press Release – Rural Women New Zealand

30 August 2013

Trial of 20K signs on school buses aims to save children’s lives

In a bid to get drivers to slow down, 30 school buses in mid-Canterbury have been fitted with illuminated flashing 20km/h signs – the legal speed limit when passing a stationary school bus. Read more »

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