Community Scoop

Archive for August, 2016

St John’s College Slices up the Competition

Press Release – National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge

Two students from St Johns College have taken out the grand prize in the Final of the National Secondary Schools Culinary Challenge (NSSCC) yesterday and are on their way to Sydney for a culinary experience of a lifetime. Read more »

Acting PM Keen to See NZ Policing Assistance After RAMSI

Press Release – Solomon Islands Government

Acting Prime Minister Manasseh Maelanga is keen to see New Zealand assistance towards policing in Solomon Islands after RAMSI leaves in 2017. Read more »

Water advisory; Havelock North – boil notice remains

Press Release – Hastings District Council

The boil water notice cannot be lifted this week, as Hastings District Council had hoped. Read more »

So Much There Is exhibition at Studio One Toi Tū

Press Release – Mapura Studios

Over 100 people attended the opening of Mpura Studios latest exhibition, despite atrocious weather conditions. Read more »

Sugar taxes: Labour should look at evidence

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Taxpayers Union Urges Labour Party to Look Closely at the Evidence Before Promoting Sugar Tax Read more »

Christchurch March for Democracy, National Day of Action

Press Release – It’s Our Future

New Zealanders from all walks of life will come together on 10th September in a Day of Action that will affirm our democratic rights and support initiatives to build a fairer and more sustainable society. Read more »

Transforming everyday objects into art

Press Release – Massey University

Two Australian artists who have carved a career out of transforming everyday objects into art works are the most recent recipients of the Te Whare Hra Wellington International Artist Residency run in conjunction with Masseys College of Creative Arts. Read more »

Restaurant or Rest home?

Press Release – ServiceIQ

You could be forgiven for thinking that Harbourview Rest Home in Porirua is a high quality restaurant judging by the delicious meals its residents enjoy. Read more »

Hoop dreams made reality

Press Release – Harcourts Foundation

Basketball has become very popular in Pukekohe, with the recent success of the Breakers and the phenomenal efforts of Steven Adams in the Oklahoma City Thunder. Read more »

Burglary tells the real story of crime – Police Association

Press Release – Police Association

While many offence types can fluctuate, burglary figures tend to be a very good litmus test of how much criminal activity is taking place in the community, Police Association President Greg OConnor said today. Read more »

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