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Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day’s 20th Annniversary

Press Release – Phantom Billstickers

Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day celebrates 20th anniversary with more than 100 events nationwide

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day offers its most ambitious and wide-ranging programme of events yet. On Friday August 25, the power of poetry will be unleashed and celebrated in communities all over New Zealand. Read more »

DoC: Battle for Our Birds 2017 Underway

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Battle for our Birds 2017 underway

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry says this year’s Battle for our Birds 1080 operations are now underway to protect our most vulnerable native wildlife from the scourge of rats and stoats fuelled by widespread forest seeding. Read more »

Leading Design Professionals Recognise Wood Solutions

Press Release – Innovatek

Leading design professionals recognise wood solutions

1 August 2017 – Across a range of professional disciplines more architects, designers and project managers are finding that engineered wood is now rapidly becoming the leading choice for solutions to meet demands of both building codes and building owners. Read more »

Beyond lie detectors: ‘The brain does not lie’

Press Release – University of Canterbury

UC Connect: Beyond lie detectors: ‘The brain does not lie’

What if we had the technology to read your mind? University of Canterbury academics are investigating the forensic potential of brain scanning technology, also known as ‘brain-fingerprinting’, and will discuss the innovative project in an upcoming UC Connect public lecture. Read more »

eOne Shares Official Trailer for NZ Film ‘Human Traces’

Press Release – NZIFF

eOne are pleased to share the official trailer for NZ film HUMAN TRACES.

View the official trailer here: https://youtu.be/xeZZQH5s7MA Read more »

Ara Kahukura just in time for IPENZ Week of Engineering

Press Release – Ara Institute

Ara Kahukura just in time for IPENZ Week of Engineering

The new Kahukura building at Ara Institute of Canterbury, conceived as a teaching tool for engineering students, is ready just in time to host the Week of Engineering Expo in Christchurch on Saturday 5 August from 10am-4pm. Read more »

Patient info shared across the South Island

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Dr Jonathan Coleman
Minister of Health
1 August 2017

Patient info shared across the South Island

Health Minister Dr Jonathan Coleman says the expansion of the electronic health records system HealthOne means that most South Island patient records are now shared on one system. Read more »

Smokefreerockquest 2017 national finalists announced

Press Release – Smokefreerockquest

Smokefreerockquest 2017 national finalists announced
Success in the Kiwi music industry is a step closer for New Zealand’s best high school bands and solo-duos, just announced as national finalists in this year’s Smokefreerockquest. Read more »

Mycoplasma bovis – Media Update – Monday 31 July 2017

Press Release – Ministry For Primary Industries

Mycoplasma bovis – Media Update – Monday 31 July 2017

A second dairy farm in South Canterbury that was already under biosecurity controls has today been confirmed as positive for the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis. Read more »

Police investigating sexually motivated attack in Avonside

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police investigating sexually motivated attack in Avonside

Attribute to Detective Senior Sergeant Scott Anderson, Christchurch Adult Sexual Assault Team: Read more »

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