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Metlink Announces On-demand Public Transport Trial For Tawa

Press Release – Metlink

Metlink have announced details of a new on-demand public transport trial which it says will improve access to public transport in Tawa by tailoring services to meet community needs. Read more »

Highly Responsive, Agile Businesses Announced As Finalists In Canterbury Business Awards

Press Release – Canterbury Employers’ Chamber Of Commerce

This year’s Westpac Champion Business Awards Read more »

90 Per Cent Vaccination Milestone Within Canterbury’s Reach

Press Release – Canterbury Employers’ Chamber Of Commerce

Approximately 84 per cent of Cantabrians have now had their first vaccination, meaning about 30,300 more people need their first vaccination for the region to reach the 90 per cent milestone by Labour Weekend, Read more »

Medical Diagnostic Laboratory Workforce And Living With COVID

Press Release – NZIMLS

The New Zealand Institute of Medical Laboratory Science (NZIMLS) would like to clear up some misconceptions that have been raised in the past month about the competence and ability of our diagnostic laboratory scientists working within the diagnostic laboratories in Aotearoa New Zealand. Read more »

Aspiring Materials Raises $1m From Icehouse Ventures For Carbon Capture Tech

Press Release – Aspiring Materials

Climate-tech startup Aspiring Materials has raised $1 million to further expand its breakthrough carbon capture technology for reducing industrial carbon emissions. Read more »

Summer Is Cancelled

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

“Jacinda Ardern is New Zealand’s biggest party pooper, it’s time for her to cut the events industry some slack before they give up and stop organising things,” says ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

Free Public Transport For COVID-19 Vaccinations

Press Release – Environment Canterbury

Metro and the Canterbury District Health Board are working together to help Canterbury get vaccinated.

Starting this Saturday for ‘Super Saturday’, anyone can travel for free to and from vaccine clinics. This includes any whānau, caregivers, and support people. On Super Saturday, vaccine clinics will be open all day and into the evening. Read more »

Inspiring Kiwi Youth To Say #YESTOSUCCESS – On Māori+

Press Release – Maori Television

A nationwide high school book tour by an inspirational Māori role model is the subject of an eight-part web series – #YESTOSUCCESS – launching exclusively on Māori Television’s MĀORI+ app and website this Monday 18 October 2021. Read more »

Rapid Covid Tests Finally Get The Go-ahead

Article – Industrial Safety News

Rapid antigen testing, which can detect the virus in 15 minutes, has been given the green light more than a year after the Government’s own advisors called it a priority. Read more »

Canterbury Police Warn Of Facebook Marketplace Scam

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Christchurch Police are advising people buying or selling electronics on 
Facebook to be wary of scams and fake profiles. Read more »