Christchurch Scoop

Archive for January, 2019

Paint Pots Helping Feed the Hungry

Press Release – Salvation Army

New Zealanders all over the country will be colouring their world and brightening thousands of lives again this February. Read more »

Hot, dry summers will increase demand for water

Press Release – Irrigation NZ

New Zealand’s recent heatwave is likely to repeat in future years as hot, dry summers become increasingly frequent – requiring New Zealand to urgently plan to improve water storage to cope with future demand, says IrrigationNZ. Read more »

Quake-testing the whole building

Press Release – University of Auckland

New Zealanders can be more confident that new buildings built in New Zealand can stand up to earthquakes of a greater intensity than those that recently hit Christchurch and Kaikoura, say University of Auckland engineers. Read more »

David Bowie Alumni Announce Two NZ Concerts

Press Release – Sandra Roberts

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Sumner skate park project kicks off

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government will grant the transitional use of several Crown-owned properties in Sumner for a new permanent skate park and the creation of a community green space, says the Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration, Megan Woods. Read more »

Nick Offerman of Parks and Rec announces two NZ shows

Press Release – Live Nation

Award-winning US actor, writer and comedian Nick Offerman returns to New Zealand for the first time since 2016, with his brand-new live show, ALL RISE. Read more »

LGBT community steps in to make sure NZ sees conversion film

Press Release – Outlook

After a decision to not release the 2018 film about gay conversion therapy, Boy Erased in New Zealand due to its commercial viability, the rainbow community has stepped in to make sure that the film is screened around the country during various pride festivals. Read more »

Can Ken Smith extend his winning streak at Skope Classic?

Press Release – New Zealand Formula 5000 Association

So far the 2018/19 New Zealand motor racing season has been kind to one of the sport’s favourite sons, ageless super-veteran Ken Smith. Read more »

Ministers open Manawa, healthcare training facility

Press Release – Canterbury District Health Board

Minister for Health Dr David Clark and Minister for Education Chris Hipkins jointly opened Manawa health research and education facility, in Te Papa Hauora |The Christchurch Health Precinct today. Read more »

Minister of Health opens Christchurch Outpatients building

Press Release – Canterbury District Health Board

The new Christchurch Outpatients facility at 2 Oxford Terrace was officially opened by the Minister of Health Hon Dr David Clark ably assisted by Hon Dr Megan Woods, Minister for Greater Christchurch Regeneration today. Read more »

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