Christchurch Scoop

Archive for February, 2021

Constellation Cup Series To Be Played In Christchurch

Press Release – Netball New Zealand

Netball New Zealand (NNZ) has confirmed the Constellation Cup series between the Silver Ferns and Australian Diamonds will go ahead with all four Tests played in Christchurch, closed to the general public.  Read more »

NZSBK And Motofest At Hampton Downs Postponed

Press Release – Bikesport NZ

It will still possibly be the biggest motorcycling event on the 2021 calendar, but we’re now just going to have to wait a little longer for it to happen. Read more »

Stonewood Group Acquires DataGuard NZ ­– Incorporates Hi-tech ‘future Energy’ Capabilities

Press Release – Stonewood Group

Stonewood Group acquires DataGuard NZ ­– incorporates hi-tech ‘future energy’ capabilities into RCR’s national infrastructure service offering Read more »

NZSO Postpones Six Concerts Due To Covid-19 Restrictions

Press Release – NZSO

The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Te Tira Pūoro o Aotearoa has postponed the first leg of its South Island tour 4-7 March due to the change in Covid-19 alert levels. Read more »

New Research Shows Wellington Buyers Hardest Hit By Property Boom

Press Release –

New research by shows Wellington first-home buyers have been hit the hardest by the recent property boom. Read more »

NZ’s First Farm Sustainability Linked Loan To Deliver Water And Biodiversity Benefits

Press Release – BNZ

In a New Zealand first, ethical dairy investor Southern Pastures has entered into a three-year $50 million sustainability-linked farm loan with BNZ and its syndicate. Read more »

Reforming The Funding Of District Health Boards

Opinion – Ian Powell

There is a compelling case for reforming the way New Zealand’s district health boards (DHBs) are funded starting with two relatively low cost technical measures. DHBs are important because they are responsible for both community and hospital healthcare – both their planning and funding. Consequently around three-quarters of government health spending goes to DHBs. Read more »

South Island Golden Shears Dream Shattered By The Covid Crisis

Press Release – Shearing Sports New Zealand

The Southland shearers who loomed as the biggest hopes for a first South Island win in the Golden Shears Open shearing final in 32 years are all returning home “gutted” after being stripped of the opportunity by the Covid crisis. Read more »

FIANZ Sets Timeframe Deadlines For Royal Commission Recommendations

Press Release – Federation of Islamic Associations of New Zealand

In a well-researched and evidence-based submission, the Federation of Islamic Association of NZ which is the umbrella national Muslim organisation, Read more »

Surgery And Outpatient Appointments To Go Ahead At Canterbury DHB Facilities Tomorrow

Press Release – Canterbury DHB

Under Alert Level 2, surgery and outpatient appointments will go ahead in Canterbury as planned tomorrow.

However, if you are sick please stay home and call the number on the appointment letter to let staff know you won’t be attending. Read more »

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