Christchurch Scoop

Archive for February, 2020

Sought Pair Arrested In Christchurch

Press Release – New Zealand Police

The 29-year-old man and 33-year-old woman from Porirua who were sought by Police were located and arrested on Friday. Read more »

Firearms In New Zealand: Where To From Here?

Speech – NZ Police Association

Firearms in New Zealand: Where to from here?

Chris Cahill, NZ Police Association President

This time next week, all going well, Parliament will have passed the Arms Legislation Bill as the second tranche of firearms reforms designed to make all New Zealanders safer. Read more »

$50 Million Powerball Must Be Won – Will It Be Won In Your Region?

Press Release – Lotto New Zealand

It’s the talk of the town – a record-breaking $50 million is up for grabs this Saturday and must be won! Kiwis all around the country are joining queues to pick up a little yellow ticket that may just change their lives forever. Read more »

Joint Statement By Prime Ministers Jacinda Ardern And Scott Morrison

Press Release – New Zealand Government

1. Prime Minister the Hon Scott Morrison MP and Prime Minister Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern met in Sydney on 28 February 2020 for the annual Australia-New Zealand Leaders’ Meeting. Read more »

Government Boost For Domestic Tourism

Press Release – Regional Tourism NZ

Regions worst hit by the drop off in Chinese visitors as a result of the Coronavirus will benefit from a one-off funding boost aimed at stimulating domestic travel. Read more »

KiwiRail Holds Revenue Line And Builds Foundation For Growth

Press Release – KiwiRail

KiwiRail’s result for the half year to December 2019 reflects a solid performance despite a challenging business environment.
KiwiRail Group Chief Executive Greg Miller says: “Our reported revenue for the half year was $333.6 million, up $4.8 million on HY19. Read more »

Hillary grandsons join the Everest climb for Nepal

Press Release – Himalayan Trust

Alex Hillary
Sir Edmund Hillary’s Himalayan Trust and Kathmandu are challenging New Zealanders to climb 8848m, the height of Everest, during the month of March to raise funds for Nepal. Read more »

CoreLogic Pain & Gain Report – Q4 – 2019

Press Release – CoreLogic NZ Ltd

96% of property resales from September to December 2019 achieved above original purchase price
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SFO Confirms Receipt Of Police File On Christchurch Mayor

Press Release – Serious Fraud Office

The Serious Fraud Office has received a referral from NZ Police in relation to Lianne Dalziel’s election expenses. Read more »

Warbirds Over Wanaka – Improved Visitor Experience

Press Release – Warbirds Over Wanaka

Warbirds Over Wanaka is working with its grandstand suppliers to provide an improved visitor experience in its Gold Pass stand at this Easter’s International Airshow. Read more »

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