Christchurch Scoop

Archive for December, 2020

Homicide Investigation Launched In Christchurch

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Detective Senior Sergeant Joel Syme:

Police were notified of a man taken to Christchurch Hospital this morning with critical injuries, he has since died. Read more »

Two Climbers Rescued After Rock Slide In Aoraki Mount Cook National Park

Press Release – Maritime New Zealand

Maritime NZ’s Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ)* has coordinated the rescue of two climbers – one badly injured – caught by a rock slide in steep terrain in Aoraki Mount Cook National Park. Read more »

11 Cases Of COVID-19 At Border In Two Days

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There have been 11 cases of COVID-19 detected in recent returnees in managed isolation since the Ministry’s last update on 29 December. Read more »

Ryman Chairman Recognised In New Year’s Honours List

Press Release – Ryman Healthcare

Ryman Healthcare Chairman David Kerr has been made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the 2020 New Year’s Honours List. Read more »

Instability – Warm, Humid Air At The Surface And Cold Air Aloft

Press Release – MetService

The outlook for New Year’s Eve revelers is for mostly fine weather at the midnight hour, with generally light winds and temperatures in the mid-teens. Read more »

New Year Honours List 2021

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Order of New Zealand

The Queen has been pleased, on the celebration of the New Year, to make the following appointments to The Order of New Zealand:


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New Year’s Honours Highlights Outstanding Pacific Leadership Through Challenging Year

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Hon Aupito William Sio
Minister for Pacific Peoples

Minister for Pacific Peoples Aupito William Sio says the New Year’s Honours List 2021 highlights again the outstanding contribution made by Pacific people across Aotearoa. Read more »

SAFE To Protest Canterbury Rodeo Next Week

Press Release – SAFE NZ

The Canterbury rodeo is part of the annual rodeo season, which last season saw two animals killed at rodeo events. Both animals died at the Mad Bull rodeo in Otago. Read more »

Update – Serious Crash – Russely Road, Christchurch – Canterbury

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police can confirm one person has died following a serious single-vehicle crash on Russley Road, Harewood, in Christchurch. Read more »

New Year Royal Honours For Three Police Officers

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Striving to deliver the best possible policing services for and in partnership with their respective communities is the key motivator for three Police officers awarded Royal Honours today. Read more »

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