Christchurch Scoop

Archive for September, 2019

Strikes cause major delays to x-rays and scans

Article – RNZ

Strikes cause major delays to x-rays and scans

Karen Brown, Health Correspondent Read more »

Night Noodle Markets return with a feast for your senses

Press Release – Night Noodle Market

Night Noodle Markets return with a feast for your senses in Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington
Dumplings, bao, yakitori, hawker rolls, pho, ramen and mango lassi – there’s so much to savour at the up-coming Night Noodle Markets. Read more »

Financial workshops aiming to empower dairy farmers planned

Press Release – Dairy Womens Network

Helping dairy farmers gain a better understanding of their farming business and strengthening the relationship with their accountant is the focus of 10 workshops throughout New Zealand being run by the Dairy Women’s Network with support from NZ CA and CRS Software. Read more »

Ardern promotes internet censorship at UN

Article – Socialist Equality Group

By Tom Peters, Socialist Equality Group
30 September 2019

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern used her visit to New York for the United Nations General Assembly to accelerate global efforts to censor the internet. Read more »

Timeline for mosque shootings Royal Commission ‘unrealistic’

Article – RNZ

Timeline for Royal Commission into mosque shootings ‘unrealistic’

Katie Scotcher, Reporter Read more »

Action on World Farmed Animals Day

Press Release – Christchurch Animal Save

Animal activists from the worldwide Animal Save movement will be holding vigils outside slaughterhouses tomorrow to mark World Farmed Animals Day, held each year on October 2nd, Gandhi’s birthday. Read more »

Aoraki/Mt Cook marathon Saturday: fast runners, slow drivers

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

While the marathon runners might be trying to break records, people in cars travelling to or from Aoraki/ Mt Cook this Saturday (5 October) need to take it slower than usual around marathon competitors and their support crews. Read more »

‘You have been negotiating all our lives’

Article – Raven Cretney

(Headline abbreviated, original headline: ‘You have been negotiating all our lives’: On the importance of climate stories and activism in Aotearoa New Zealand)
The trail into the valley wound its way through mountain beech forest and up onto a plateau of large sandstone platforms. Read more »

Science Journalism Fund – new 2019 round now open

Press Release – Science Journalism Fund

The Aotearoa New Zealand Science Journalism Fund will award a second round of funding this year, with projects due mid-2020. Read more »

Mini Bikes But Maxi Talent Will Be on Show

Press Release – Bikesport NZ

OCTOBER 1, 2019: The future of Kiwi motocross goes on show in Hawke’s Bay this weekend.

Riders aged between four and 11 – and riding bikes with engine capacities anywhere between 50cc and 112cc – head into battle when the Hawke’s Bay Motorcycle Read more »

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