Christchurch Scoop

Archive for July, 2020

Road Is Down To One Lane, Expect Delays – Crash On Christchurch Northern Motorway – Canterbury

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Emergency services are responding to a report of a crash on Christchurch Northern Motorway in Belfast.

The crash involving a car and a motorcycle was reported around 6.30pm. Read more »

Growth In New Building Consents Shows Demand Is Still High

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The building and construction sector is still showing strong growth, with the number of new dwellings consented up more than 8 per cent compared to last year, reflecting a welcome confidence in the Government’s COVID-19 response package, Minister for Building and Construction Jenny Salesa says. Read more »

Spark’s timid Covid-era 5G mobile launch

Article – Digitl

There could not be more contrast between Spark and Vodafone’s 5G launches. The two launch events tell a tale about the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic on carriers. Read more »

No New Cases Of COVID-19

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are no new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today.

It has been 91 days since the last case of COVID-19 was acquired locally from an unknown source. Read more »

GenPro Seeks Views On Immediate Repairs To The General Practice Funding Framework

Press Release – Genpro

GenPro, the General Practice Owners Association, whose objectives include providing strong, credible and effective national representation for New Zealand’s network of General Practice and Urgent Care business owners, has today published a panel discussion paper and member consultation aimed at ensuring sustainable and viable General Practice healthcare for the next generation of New Zealanders. Read more »

New Zealand A Curry-crazed Nation Post Lockdown

Press Release – Boyd PR

Takeaway orders at Indian Restaurants around the country have run hot since lockdown ended – and restaurants are urging Kiwis to break out and try something other than butter chicken. Read more »

350,000 More Measles Vaccines for Massive Campaign

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Julie Anne Genter
Associate Minister of Health
Minita Tuarua mō te Manatū Hauora
350,000 More Measles Vaccines for Massive Immunisation Campaign Read more »

Air New Zealand’s Kia Ora Magazine Back On Board

Press Release – Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand’s popular Kia Ora magazine will be back in seat pockets on domestic flights from tomorrow.

Kia Ora magazine is being published by Bauer Media New Zealand and edited by Virginia Larson. The magazine had a break during the COVID-19 pandemic with Kia Ora last published in April, celebrating 80 years of the airline. Read more »

Two Big Names In New Zealand Art Open At Christchurch Art Gallery

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Visitors to Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū can experience exhibitions by two renowned New Zealand artists in August. Read more »

First NZ F5000 Title For Collins As Organisers Make Final Call On 2019/20 Series

Press Release – NZ Formula 5000 Assn

Michael Collins (#94 Leda LT27) is the winner of the 2019/20 SAS Autoparts MSC NZ F5000 Tasman Cup Revival Series title.

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