Christchurch Scoop

Archive for May, 2020

One Person Dies Following Crash In Hoon Hay, Christchurch – Canterbury

Press Release – New Zealand Police

One person has died following a collision involving a vehicle and a cyclist yesterday at an intersection along Hoon Hay Road in Christchurch around 1pm. Read more »

Arrests Following Aggravated Robbery, Woolston In Christchurch

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Canterbury Police have arrested three offenders following an aggravated robbery at a liquor store on Portman St in Woolston last night. Read more »

1000 Donuts To Give Away To Charity And NFP Groups To Celebrate National Donut Day, Friday 5 June

Press Release – Original Foods Baking Co.

Original Foods Baking Co celebrates National Donut Day Friday 5 June

A chance for your favourite community group to win some sweet relief

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Diesel Spill, West Coast Road, Kirwee – Canterbury

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Emergency services are currently at West Coast Road, Kirwee, where a diesel spill has been located on the road.

Contractors have been called for clean-up, and motorists should take another route if possible. Read more »

Mike Butterick National’s New Candidate In Wairarapa

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Mike Butterick

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Government bill to tackle extreme, violent content

Article – Digitl

A bill introduced in parliament this week aims to tackle extremist content.

The Films, Videos, and Publications Classification (Urgent Interim Classification of Publications and Prevention of Online Harm) Amendment Bill introduces new criminal offences. It hands power to a chief censor who can make immediate decisions to block content. Read more »

Have You Seen Zane Storer?

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police are asking for the public’s help finding 26-year-old Zane Storer, who has been reported missing from central Dunedin. Read more »

Christchurch City Council Wins IDC Smart City Asia/Pacific Award For EQRNet

Press Release – IDC

19 Smart City projects across Asia/Pacific excluding Japan named Best of the Best in the 14 IDC Smart City Functional eService Categories

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World Class Arts Venue Giving Free Venue To Support NZ Arts At This Time

Press Release – The Piano – Centre for Music and the Arts

The Piano has been inundated with enquiries after offering free use of their venues to support performers. Read more »

Review Of Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park Management Plan To Restart

Press Release – Department of Conservation


The Department of Conservation (DOC) and Ngāi Tahu in consultation with the Canterbury Aoraki Conservation Board have agreed to start a new review of the Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park Management Plan. Read more »

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