Christchurch Scoop

Archive for July, 2019

Women on the cutting edge of engineering

Press Release – University of Canterbury

UC Connect public talk: Women on the cutting edge of engineering

It’s hard to believe that, in this ‘smart’ technology era, it is still controversial for a woman to be an engineer. Read more »

Vodafone 5G launch marks day one of new ownership

Press Release – Vodafone

1 August, 2019

Vodafone today announced it will take its first step into New Zealand’s 5G future and switch on a 5G network in December, starting in Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown. Read more »

New service offers view of future works

Press Release – Timaru District Council


Timaru District Council is making it easier for residents to find out about planned infrastructure projects ahead of time with the launch of a new interactive map. Read more »

NZ Sommelier Award Winners Announced for the year 2019

Press Release – New Zealand School of Food and Wine

The annual competition, held at the New Zealand School of Food & Wine in Auckland on Sunday 28 July includes the Sommelier of the Year and Young Sommelier of the Year and Young Wine Professional, a competition for people working in sales and marketing roles. Read more »

George Jackson, BB Bownes & special guests

Press Release – The Label

This very special concert presents a rare collaboration of two duos from Boston and Nashville respectively. Read more »

Peter Ellis granted leave to appeal case to Supreme Court

Article – RNZ

Convicted child sex offender Peter Ellis has been granted leave to appeal his case at the Supreme Court.

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NZ Music legends Zed announce 20-year celebration shows

Press Release – Trigger Marketing

Zed have announced today they will be celebrating 20-years since their debut studio albumSilencer’ by giving fans the opportunity to see them live this September. Read more »

Social issues a major theme for National Poetry Day

Press Release – Phantom Billstickers

Climate change and the plight of refugees are the focus of some of the 150+ events in this year’s Phantom Billstickers National Poetry Day, taking place on Friday August 23. Read more »

Momentum continues for the Deloitte South Island Index

Press Release – Deloitte

South Island listed firms collectively grew their market capitalisation by $1.3 billion (4.8 percent) in the quarter ending 30 June 2019 Read more »

Wagner launches Arts, Culture & Heritage survey

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Wagner launches Arts, Culture & Heritage survey

This evening I’ve launched a survey to engage the Arts, Culture and Heritage sector and develop new and innovative policies, National’s Arts, Culture and Heritage spokesperson Nicky Wagner says. Read more »

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