Christchurch Scoop

Archive for October, 2020

New Zealand Muslims Condemn Nice Terror Attack And Rising Escalations

Press Release – Ahmadiyya Muslim Community NZ

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of New Zealand condemns in the strongest possible terms Thursday’s terror act in Nice and the murder of Samuel Paty earlier in the month. Read more »

7 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation; No New Community Cases

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are seven cases of COVID-19 to report from managed isolation in New Zealand today, and no new community cases.

Of the seven cases we are reporting today: Read more »

NZIOB Congratulates The Winners Of The 2020 NZ Building Industry Awards

Press Release – NZ Institute of Building

The New Zealand Institute of Building (NZIOB) announced the winners of the 2020 New Zealand Building Industry Awards on Friday, 30 September. Read more »

Bull Semen Flies Out Door As LIC Ships Biggest Volume Ever To South Island

Press Release – LIC

Demand for LIC’s fresh liquid bull semen is literally flying out the door as demand rockets. The cooperative has chartered a plane through Mainland Air to airfreight over 70,000 straws of semen (its biggest inter-island shipment) from Hamilton to Nelson, Christchurch, Invercargill and Dunedin departing on Saturday 31 October. Read more »

ElectricAir Launches New Zealand’s First Electric Aircraft Into Service

Press Release – ElectricAir

New Zealand’s first electric plane is being officially launched today by Christchurch start-up ElectricAir. Read more »

Winners Of The NZSA Heritage Book Awards Were Announced Last Night In Christchurch

Press Release – New Zealand Society of Authors

The Non-Fiction winner was Ripiro Beach: A Memoir of Life After Near Death by Caroline Barron. (Bateman Books). In 2018 Barron was a Short Prose winner in these awards with an excerpt from the book. Judges Hilary and John Mitchell said, ‘Non-fiction writing and publishing in New Zealand are in a very good heart.’ Read more »

Ian Powell: The Dialectics Of Incrementalism And Transformation

Article – The Democracy Project

The incoming new government can be transformational, especially with help from the Greens. According to health commentator Ian Powell this is especially apparent in the health sector. Read more »

An Evening With Marlon Williams | Both Auckland Shows Sold Out, New Dates Added

Press Release – Mushroom Promotions

Following last weeks announcement of his new collaborative album with Kacy and Clayton Plastic Bouquet AND a 15 date national Aotearoa tour An Evening With Marlon Williams, Heartstop Music and Eccles Entertainment are pleased to announce that both Auckland concerts at The Hollywood Cinema, Avondale and The Concert Chamber, Town Hall have sold out in just minutes today. Read more »

Patio Heating – Electric Or Gas? How To Heat Outdoor Spaces Cheaply And Ethically

Press Release – Kelray Heating

This year has seen a surge of interest in outdoor heating solutions worldwide. While people have been spending more time at home due to the global pandemic, homeowners have opted to make improvements to their outdoor spaces. Read more »

Talented Teen Steps Into SBS Bank Tour Of Southland Unknown

Press Release – Tour of Southland

Double junior track world champion Laurence Pithie is stepping into the unknown when the 64 th SBS Bank Tour of Southland cycle race gets underway at Invercargill on Sunday. Read more »

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