Christchurch Scoop

Archive for August, 2021

Police shoot dog in Christchurch

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Superintendent Lane Todd, Christchurch Metro Area Commander:

Police were called just after 2pm today to a Ferry Road property to a report 
that someone had slashed another person’s tyre with a knife. Read more »

Te Pae Christchurch targeting pre-Christmas opening

Press Release – Te Pae Christchurch

Due to the latest COVID-19 disruption, Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre is now aiming to hold its first events in the lead up to Christmas. Read more »

Celebrating A Decade Of Biodiversity Improvements

Press Release – Real Communications

Members of the Hurunui Waiau Uwha Zone Committee (HWUZC) view biodiversity gains made at Smothering Gully a decade after the environmental improvement project began.

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Police respond to small protests around the country

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police responded to anti-lockdown protests involving small groups outside government and local council buildings around the country this morning, resulting in 19 arrests for failing to comply with Alert Level 4 restrictions. Read more »

West Auckland hit by “incredible” rainfall – Expert Reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

Parts of Auckland – especially in the west – have had an “incredible” amount of rain in overnight thunderstorms, according to NIWA. Read more »

COVID-19 & vaccination update 31 August

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There are 49 new cases of COVID-19 in the New Zealand community today; all in Auckland. This brings the total number of cases in the community outbreak to 612. One previously reported case has been reclassified as a border case. Read more »

Teenager Brodie Seelen To Put Life Threatening Diagnosis Behind Him To Prepare For Nutri-grain Ironman New Zealand

Press Release – Kellogg’s Nutri Grain Ironman NZ

Nelson teenager Brodie Seelen is preparing to put the most challenging 18 months of his life behind him as he heads to the start line of Nutri-Grain IRONMAN New Zealand next March, with the support of the Tony Jackson Scholarship. Read more »

Massive surge in real estate crowdfunding during lockdown

Press Release – Opoly

During lockdown, Opoly, a real estate crowdfunding platform has seen a surge in investor appetite for buying shares into property that they are offering up to the general public. Read more »

New CEO To Drive Customer Centric Solutions And Business Growth In NZ

Press Release – Rauland

Rauland New Zealand (Rauland), one of New Zealand’s leading healthcare technology providers has appointed Cameron Burt as Chief Executive Officer to lead the company for its next phase of local and international growth. Read more »

Recipients of First Steps in Governance Award

Press Release – Institute Of Directors

Canterbury IoD branch names two recipients of First Steps in Governance Award

Two members of the Canterbury branch of the Institute of Directors (IoD) are recipients of the 2021 First Steps in Governance Award, which provides opportunities for young professionals to gain governance experience in the not-for-profit sector. Read more »

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