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Archive for March, 2019

Cost-cutting Catholic authorities to close churches

Article – RNZ

An ageing priesthood and increasing earthquake resilience costs have prompted Wellington’s Catholic Archdiocese to begin a process to reduce its number of churches. Read more »

Bold action required for CCC Annual Plan

Press Release – Canterbury Employers’ Chamber Of Commerce

The Christchurch City Council’s Annual Plan continues to overlook key opportunities for revenue building, increased engagement, prioritisation and central city development, says Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Leeann Watson. Read more »

Update: Serious crash, Ashburton

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Three people have died following a crash at the intersection of Mitcham Road and Hepburns Road, Ashburton this morning. Read more »

Hamilton councillor criticised over terror attack comments

Article – RNZ

Councillor James Casson criticised by Hamilton mayor for comments after Christchurch terror attacks

Hamilton City Councillor James R Casson has a track record of not supporting initiatives involving ethnic groups, the city’s mayor says. Read more »

Izon Science heralds a new era in exosome isolation

Press Release – Izon Science

Izon Science heralds a new era in exosome isolation

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‘Ko tātou, tātou – We are one’: national remembrance service

Article – RNZ

‘Ko tātou, tātou – We are one’ – national remembrance service for Christchurch mosque attacks

[RNZ report from Friday 29 March] Read more »

Serious crash – Ashburton

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Emergency services are responding to a serious crash at the intersection of Mitcham Road and Hepburns Road, Ashburton.

The crash occurred just after 10am and involved two vehicles. Read more »

Today marks the start of Student Volunteer Week 2019

Press Release – Volunteering New Zealand

Today marks the start of Student Volunteer Week 2019 (1-7 April). During Student Volunteer Week we celebrate the amazing mahi of our Student Superheroes in all areas of volunteering, and work to grow and develop the student volunteer movement. Read more »

Minister to launch national arts and health network

Press Release – Arts Access Aotearoa

Artists from Ōtautahi Creative Spaces in Christchurch involved in the David Shrigley project at the CoCA Centre of Contemporary Art
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Kawasaki Racer Biddle on Verge of Historic Win

Press Release – Bikesport NZ

APRIL 1, 2019: She has won titles in New Zealand and won major titles overseas too, and now motorcycle ace Avalon Biddle is on the verge of creating history yet again. Read more »

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