Christchurch Scoop

Archive for August, 2020

A Milestone Three Decades In The Making

Press Release – Harcourts

Tuesday 18 August was a milestone for Roger Dawson, one that could have easily slipped under the radar in these tumultuous times. While the rest of New Zealand was coming to terms with an abrupt end to Level 1, Roger Dawson was getting on with business and calling his 10,000th auction. Read more »

Tourism NZ Releases Mindfulness Album To Help Kiwis Find A Place Of Calm

Press Release – Tourism New Zealand

This week, Tourism NZ releases its first Spotify album, and the genre couldn’t be more fitting for 2020.

The album, Read more »

University Of Canterbury In World-first Partnership With Smart Cities Council

Press Release – University of Canterbury

Moves to see the University of Canterbury (UC) deliver the most advanced, smart cities focused MBA programme are under way as the University becomes the first university globally to sign as a Research and Knowledge Partner with the Smart Cities Council. Read more »

Travelling Back In Time: The South Island To Ourselves

Press Release – Make Lemonade

New Zealand, until covid year, receives almost four million tourists a year.

It is decades ago since New Zealand had one million visitors a year. But as far as driving goes, this story gets better and better. Read more »

No Rehab And Little Chance Of Appeal For The Christchurch Terrorist Jailed For Life Without Parole

Article – The Conversation

No rehab and little chance of appeal for the Christchurch terrorist jailed for life without parole

Kris Gledhill, Auckland University of Technology Read more »

What Do Students Need In The Age Of Lockdown Learning? Early Lessons From NZ’s Online Frontline

Article – The Conversation

What do students need in the age of lockdown learning? Early lessons from New Zealand’s online frontline

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National Shows Ignorance And A Lack Of Conscience Over Freshwater

Press Release – NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers

The National Party appears to show no concern nor conscience about the deterioration in New Zealand’s water resource and the public’s lakes, rivers and streams says a nationwide trout and rivers advocacy. Read more »

Chris Bishop – A Better Way Of Delivering School Infrastructure

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

National’s Fix New Zealand Schools Alliance is another important part of our Plan to Get New Zealand Working, Infrastructure spokesperson Chris Bishop says. Read more »

9 New Cases Of COVID-19

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are nine new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today.

Four are in MIQ and five are in the community. Read more »

New Christchurch Hospital Helipad Gets Its First Touchdown

Press Release – Maia Health Foundation

A Mid-Canterbury family are about to be the first people to touch down on the new rooftop helipad at Christchurch Hospital Hagley – but this time no one will be critically ill. Read more »

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