Christchurch Scoop

Archive for January, 2021

Grow Ōtautahi Ignites Canterbury’s Tastebuds

Press Release – Christchurch Garden Festival

Get a taste of Ōtautahi at Grow in March, as top chefs from around the region share their culinary skills with visitors to Christchurch’s very own, FREE, garden festival. Read more »

Changes To Some Metro Timetables Coming 15 February

Press Release – Environment Canterbury

Metro passengers will see some timetable and route name changes on Monday 15 February, in the third and final phase of changes for the 2020/2021 period. Read more »

Digging For Gold – The Dowse Celebrates Its 50th Year With New Exhibition Fool’s Gold

Press Release – The Dowse Art Museum

The Dowse Art Museum will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year starting off with a new exhibition, ‘Fool’s Gold’, opening on 2 February, featuring the golden, yellow and ochre artworks from The Dowse Collection. Read more »

New Wetland Educational Resources Released To All Schools To Help Reconnect Tamariki With Their Local Repo

Press Release – Landcare Research

A new series of repo (wetland) educational resources focusing on education, awareness, and kaitiakitanga (guardianship) is being launched on World Wetlands Day (February 2) to all schools throughout Aotearoa New Zealand. Read more »

Central South Island Game Bird Hunting Ballots Open Now

Press Release – Fish and Game New Zealand

The opportunity to access some of the best public land areas for game bird hunting in New Zealand starts today.

Even though duck hunting season doesn’t start till the 1st of May, now is the time to get ready for the new season. Read more »

Opinion: Why we need more than just cycle lanes in Wellington

Opinion – Gregor Thompson

Opinion: Why we need more than just cycle lanes in Wellington

By Gregor Thompson

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Fonterra Needs To Get Cracking On Quitting Coal: Coal Action Network Aotearoa

Press Release – Coal Action Network

New Zealand’s second-largest coal user, Fonterra – and the rest of the dairy industry – will have to shift up a gear in getting out of coal to meet the recommendations by the Climate Change Commission (CCC), Coal Action Network Aotearoa said today, warning the 2037 date for getting off coal for process heat isn’t ambitious enough. Read more »


Press Release – Shearing Sports New Zealand

A rare moment as Gavin Mutch beats Rowland Smith by almost a sheep and a half in the 20-sheep Taihape Open shearing final on Saturday. Photo / SSNZ

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SIX60 Sell Out Bowl Of Brooklands

Press Release – Six60

“Right Now SIX60 could claim to be the biggest live band on the planet. Read more »

Buscomb And Tanner Claim Mile Honours At Entertaining Cooks Classic

Press Release – Athletics New Zealand

Few athletics venues in the world are as synonymous with the mile as Cooks Gardens in Whanganui, and Camille Buscomb and Sam Tanner lived up to that rich tradition by claiming the New Zealand Mile Championship titles on a historic night of action at the Cooks Classic. Read more »

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