Christchurch Scoop

Archive for May, 2018

Competition to cook from ‘Root to Tip’ heating up

Press Release – Rabobank

1 June 2018

Competition to cook from ‘Root to Tip’ heating up in schools around NZ

The challenge is on for pairs of year five and year six school pupils to grate, slice, cook, create and plate a vegetable-based meal from ‘root to tip’, and there’s still time to enter a team! Read more »

Official launch of Safe to talk He pai ki te kōrero

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Carmel Sepuloni

Minister for Social Development
1 June 2018


New Zealand’s new sexual harm helpline, Safe to talk He pai ki te kōrero is giving people the chance to seek free, anonymous and confidential support from one central place, says Minister for Social Development Carmel Sepuloni. Read more »

Wellington ranked New Zealand’s most creative city

Press Release – Wellington City Council

Friday, 1 June 2018
Wellington, fresh from retaining its crown as the world’s most liveable city, has now also defended its title as New Zealand’s most creative city for the second year in a row, according to the latest Infometrics Creativity Index. Read more »

Stabbed Police dog saved with the help of fellow K9

Press Release – New Zealand Police

A Canterbury Police dog has received a life-saving blood transfusion from a fellow K9 after being seriously injured last night. Read more »

Canterbury to Host Godzone Chapter 8

Press Release – GODZone

Friday 1st June 2018

Canterbury, home of New Zealand’s highest mountain, Aoraki – Mount Cook, has today been announced as the host location for Chapter 8 of GODZone, the world’s largest expedition-length adventure race. Read more »

Smokefreerockquest – Canterbury heats coming up on Saturday

Press Release – Smokefreerockquest

Smokefreerockquest and Smokefree Tangata Beats – Canterbury heats coming up on Saturday June 9

Smokefreerockquest gets underway in Canterbury next weekend. Read more »

Double the Speed for the Same Price

Press Release – Stuff Fibre

31 May 2018
Fibre broadband provider Stuff Fibre has welcomed the announcement that Enable, fibre network provider for Christchurch, will increase the base connection speed available for residents from 100 to 200Mbps; in celebration of completing its entire area roll out. Read more »

Completely Nude Literary Event Comes to Dunedin

Press Release – Emma Feather Shaw

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MDC achieves emissions reduction certification

Press Release – Masterton District Council

1 June 2018

Masterton District Council (MDC) has become one of New Zealand’s first local governments to achieve an internationally-recognised emissions reduction certification. Read more »

All of Christchurch can now connect to UFB

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Clare Curran
Minister of Broadcasting, Communications and Digital Media

31 May 2018 Read more »

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