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Archive for November, 2014

Restored turret caps year of progress for Arts Centre

Press Release – Arts Centre of Christchurch

Restored turret caps year of progress for Arts Centre

The Arts Centre will cap off a year of significant progress with the restoration of one of its best-known architectural features, the College Hall turret. Read more »

Animal welfare lessons from Chch quakes revealed in book

Press Release – Canterbury University Press

Animal welfare lessons from Christchurch quakes revealed in book

A new book that explores the impact of the Christchurch earthquakes on animals, and the lessons we can learn in animal welfare from the natural disaster, has been published by Canterbury University Press. Read more »

Chapman Tripp Announces Two New Partners

Press Release – Chapman Tripp

Media Release
Chapman Tripp Announces Two New Partners
1 December 2014

Chapman Tripp is pleased to announce the promotion of two new partners within its Corporate and Tax teams, effective 1 December. Rachel Dunne is a Corporate partner in Auckland and David Patterson is a Tax partner in Wellington. Read more »

MPI confirms: pig cruelty is 100% legal

Press Release – SAFE

MPI confirms: pig cruelty is 100% legal

Animal activists are demanding changes to pig law. This comes after the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) released a statement announcing that the footage that shocked a nation earlier this year is “insufficient evidence” of animal welfare offences. No prosecutions will take place. Read more »

SIT tutor wins educator of the year

Press Release – Southern Institute Of Technology

SIT tutor wins educator of the year

The Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) Certificate in Personal Training tutor Richard Greer has been named Educator of the Year at the 2014 Exercise Industry Awards. Richard received his award on November 22nd at the Awards Dinner and ceremony at the Sir Paul Reeves building in Auckland. Read more »

A drier December for many

Forecast – MetService

A drier December for many

“The MetService outlook for December indicates more Highs in the New Zealand region, overall,” said MetService Meteorologist Georgina Griffiths. “As we move into December, the weather over New Zealand should gradually start to settle. The signal for Highs over the country is particularly strong in the second half of the month,” Griffiths added. Read more »

People more likely to clean teeth with text messages prompts

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Young unemployed people more likely to clean their teeth if prompted by text messages

December 1, 2014

Young unemployed people are more likely to clean their teeth more often if they are prompted with text messages, a University of Canterbury health research study has found. Read more »

Christchurch engineers cleaning up at the awards

Press Release – New Zealand Engineering Excellence Awards

Christchurch engineers cleaning up at the awards

It’s a dirty job but someone has to do it. Two Christchurch projects have been rewarded for their efforts in improving, and disposing of, sewerage in Canterbury at last night’s New Zealand Engineering Excellence Awards. Read more »

Owen Marshall and Witi Ihimaera as Randell Cottage Writers

Press Release – Randell Cottage Writers Trust

1 December 2013

Owen Marshall and Witi Ihimaera chosen as 2015 Randell Cottage Writers in Residence

Two of New Zealand’s leading writers, Witi Ihimaera and Owen Marshall, have been jointly named as Creative New Zealand-Randell Cottage Writers in Residence for 2015. Read more »

Nurse Maude Hospice fundraising event brings in $18,000 +

Press Release – BNI New Zealand

MEDIA RELEASE

Nurse Maude Hospice fundraising event brings in more than $18,000 to support the Canterbury community thanks to partnership with networking organisation BNI Read more »

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