Archive for December, 2012

Happy New Year Everybody Everywhere & Good Luck For 2013

Column – Alastair Thompson

The team at Scoop wishes all its readers, contributors, clients, subscribers, friends, fans – and indeed everybody everywhere – a most excellent evening this New Year’s eve (be careful and stay safe!), as well as the best of all possible fortunes for … Read more »

Christchurch Police renew call for information on city fires

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Christchurch police are repeating their call for information on two fires in the central city earlier this month – including a request for footage that bystanders may have captured on their cellphones. Read more »

Respect is key to a safe New Year’s Eve, says Commissioner

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Polices three most senior officers hit the streets tonight to support thousands of staff working to keep people safe this New Years Eve. Commissioner Peter Marshall goes out in Auckland City Police District; Deputy Commissioner Mike Bush will be … Read more »

Holidaymakers advised to watch water levels in Canterbury

Press Release – Environment Canterbury

Severe weather warnings for the Southern Alps have prompted Environment Canterbury to warn holidaymakers to keep a close watch on river and lake levels. South Canterbury Duty Flood Controller Tony Henderson said this afternoon (MONDAY) that the Meteorological … Read more »

Prescription Fees Remain Low – Community Pharmacy in Linwood

Press Release – Community Pharmacy in Linwood

Good news for customers of the Community Pharmacy in Linwood, Christchurch. They will be charged no more than $3 per prescription item despite prescription fees increasing around the country from tomorrow to $5 per item. Read more »

Wairarapa Police name Waiohine River victim

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Wairarapa Police have named the man who died while rafting in the Waiohine River yesterday as Michael Alexander Hopkins, 53 years old, from Greytown. Senior Sergeant Carolyn Watson says “Police would like to thank all those who assisted in the recovery … Read more »

Toes a-tapping at Tupare

Press Release – Taranaki Regional Council

Treats for the eyes, ears and tastebuds are in store for visitors to Tupare on Mangorei Rd, New Plymouth, on Saturday (5 January). The premier heritage propertys traditional New Year garden fair will feature a wide range of stalls as well as live entertainment … Read more »

Police Commissioner praises Royal Honours for nine staff

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Police Commissioner Peter Marshall has congratulated the nine New Zealand police officers, two of them recently retired, who receive Royal Honours announced in the New Years list for 2013 today. Read more »

University leader’s award well-deserved – Lincoln Chancellor

Press Release – Lincoln University

The Officer of New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM) awarded to retired Lincoln University Vice-Chancellor Emeritus Professor Roger Field was highly deserved recognition for a tertiary education leader who had given his heart and soul to serving New Zealands … Read more »

Do you know where your children will be tonight?

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Do you know where your children will be tonight? The biggest concern for Bay of Plenty Police this New Year’s is the vulnerability of unsupervised teenagers exposed to the risks of alcohol. Read more »

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