Christchurch Hospital

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Name: Christchurch Hospital
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Christchurch drug mule jailed

A drug mule who tried to smuggle $1.2 million worth of heroin through Christchurch International Airport has been jailed for seven years and 10 months.Laura Elizabeth Cilliers, 32, did not react as the hefty sentence was handed down at the Christchurch ... [Published 3 News - Aug 20 2014]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Truck on level crossing hit by train

Photo by The Timaru Courier.Emergency services inspect the scene after a truck washit by a train on a level crossing near Orari about 11amyesterday.The 21-year-old Temuka truck driver was airlifted toChristchurch Hospital with moderate to serious arm ... [Published Otago Daily Times - 7 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

One hurt in train crash

A 21-year-old truck driver has been flown to Christchurch Hospital after in a collision between a train and a truck in South Canterbury.Police at the scene said the Temuka man, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, was in a serious but stable con ... [Published Waikato Times - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Pouring his heart into kapa haka

INSPIRING WIN: Timaru Boys’ High School prefect Tom Adams with his Nga Manu Kura Maori performance group, which won the senior title at last week’s Flava festival.Tom Adams is a positive young man with a determination to live.A male leader in the Nga ... [Published Timaru Herald - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Woman thanks her husband's saviours

A Christchurch woman wants to thank five Blenheim men who saved her husband's life when his heart stopped as he was driving their campervan through a Blenheim roundabout.Lois Holt was in the passenger seat with her husband, Alf Holt, 75, when his heart ... [Published Marlborough Express - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Infrastructure report: Gearing up for top prospects

Graham Darlow. Photo / Greg BowkerFletcher Building's Graham Darlow is optimistic about the New Zealand blue chip's prospects in nailing a number of the major construction projects up for tender in coming months.Darlow, who is chief executive of Fletcher's ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Fleeing driver crashes stolen van

Two people have been arrested after a stolen van crashed into another van in Christchurch.A police spokesman said a member of the public was following the suspected van thieves and saw them crash into a van heading in the opposite direction on Bridge ... [Published The Press NZ - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

The four avenues: Which is the fourth?

What is the definition of the Four Avenues of Christchurch?Three are easy - Moorhouse, Fitzgerald and Bealey avenues.But which avenue is the western one - Deans or Rolleston Ave? Is it Hagley Park or Christchurch Hospital that are within the Four Ave ... [Published The Press NZ - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Dramatic rescue after paraglider crashes into rock face

WESTPAC RESCUE HELICOPTER/SuppliedWestpac Rescue Helicopter paramedics winch a 40-year-old paraglider to safety after he crashed into a rock-face on Christchurch's Port Hills.A Christchurch paraglider suffered fractures to his back and leg when he crashed ... [Published Dominion Post - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

90-year-old hospitalised after crash

A 90-year-old woman has hospitalised after two vehicles collided in Christchurch.The crash happened on Prestons Rd, Marshland, about 11.50am today, injuring a 90-year-old woman, a police spokesman said.A St John spokeswoman confirmed the elderly woman ... [Published The Press NZ - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Teen flown from ski field with broken leg

A 17-year-old girl had to be flown to hospital after breaking her leg on a back-country ski field.The incident happened while the teenage was skiing behind the Ohau Snow Fields in mid-Canterbury yesterday afternoon.Westpac Rescue Helicopter intensive ... [Published The Press NZ - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Man flown out after campervan crash

A 75-year-old Christchurch man who in Blenheim after a heart attack has been flown to Christchurch Hospital.The man and his wife were visiting Blenheim for a funeral when the accident happened about noon on Wednesday. A hospital spokeswoman said the man ... [Published Marlborough Express - Aug 15 2014]

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Her husband and his associates "pressured her to prepare for the drug trip by staying 'clean' for some months and putting on some weight"
"KiwiRail will also be investigating the incident, and we will be providing support for our driver." Ad Feedback - The Timaru Herald
However he slammed the woman for her role as a "critical player" in the importation itself. "You occupied in a relatively high position in what the Crown refers to as the distribution tree" he said. "Heroin is destructive to users and their families."
"In some ways it's scary, but the only time I think about it is when I am having tests at the hospital. I try to do the best I can and just keep going."

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Heroin drug mule a 'willing participant' [Published stuff.co.nz - 3 hours ago]
Heroin drug mule a 'willing participant' [Published The Press NZ - 6 hours ago]
Truck on level crossing hit by train [Published Otago Daily Times - 7 hours ago]
One hurt in train crash [Published Waikato Times - Aug 20 2014]
Christchurch drug mule jailed [Published 3 News - Aug 20 2014]
Drug mule jailed for more than 7 years [Published stuff.co.nz - Aug 20 2014]
Drug mule's lover arrested in Peru [Published Dominion Post - Aug 19 2014]
Pouring his heart into kapa haka [Published Timaru Herald - Aug 19 2014]
Woman thanks her husband's saviours [Published Marlborough Express - Aug 18 2014]
Infrastructure report: Gearing up for top prosp... [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 18 2014]
Fleeing driver crashes stolen van [Published The Press NZ - Aug 18 2014]
The four avenues: Which is the fourth? [Published The Press NZ - Aug 17 2014]
Dramatic rescue after paraglider crashes into r... [Published Dominion Post - Aug 17 2014]
90-year-old hospitalised after crash [Published The Press NZ - Aug 17 2014]
Teen flown from ski field with broken leg [Published The Press NZ - Aug 17 2014]
Man flown out after campervan crash [Published Marlborough Express - Aug 15 2014]
Woman injured in Greta Valley crash [Published The Press NZ - Aug 14 2014]
Bravery medals awarded to quake heroes [Published MSN New Zealand - Aug 14 2014]
Surgery not enough to stop toddler's cancer [Published The Press NZ - Aug 12 2014]
Surgery not enough to stop toddler's cancer [Published Manawatu Standard - Aug 12 2014]
DIY pain: Chef's new kind of burns [Published stuff.co.nz - Aug 12 2014]
Driver hurt when logging truck rolls [Published Otago Daily Times - Aug 11 2014]
Teen burned as party prank backfires [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 11 2014]
Police investigate toppled truck accident on SH... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 11 2014]
Logs strewn across road after truck crash in Ca... [Published ONE News - Aug 11 2014]
Driver injured in Ashburton truck crash [Published 3 News - Aug 11 2014]
Road reopened after logging truck rolls [Published The Press NZ - Aug 11 2014]
Logging truck rolled near Ashburton (Fuseworks) [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 11 2014]
Stabbing in gang clash [Published The Press NZ - Aug 11 2014]
Logging truck driver injured in Canterbury crash [Published ONE News - Aug 11 2014]
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Canterbury researcher plans to produce world fi... [Published Scoop NZ - Sci-tech - Jun 25 2014]
A leading University of Canterbury mechanical engineering researcher will undertake world first clinical trials at Christchurch Hospital to help patients with cardiovascular and circulatory resuscitation issues in intensive care. ...
Corbel Construction - Child Haematology Oncolog... [Published Scoop NZ - General - Jun 05 2014]
Christchurch-based construction company Corbel Construction (Corbel) has been appointed by the Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB) to build the new Child Haematology Oncology Centre (CHOC) at Christchurch Hospital. ...
Tourists discharged, further statement [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Apr 08 2014]
Christchurch Police have confirmed that tourists Michaela Brandl and Niki Honda, who were victims of alleged robbery and assault by a 38-year old Otaki man on the West Coast on Sunday 30 March, were discharged from Christchurch Hospital this afternoon ...
Canterbury DHB & Council land swap receives app... [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Apr 04 2014]
Canterbury District Health Board and the Christchurch City Council have swapped two parcels of land, which will provide space for the much-needed redevelopment of Christchurch Hospital. ...
UC helps critically ill patients with mechanica... [Published Scoop NZ - General - Mar 19 2014]
University of Canterbury (UC) research is helping save lives of critically ill patients with cutting-edge mechanical engineering devices. UC’s Distinguished Professor Geoff Chase is working with Christchurch Hospital and other New Zealand hospitals . ...
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