Christchurch (New Zealand)

Type: City
Name: Christchurch (New Zealand)
Country: New Zealand
Latitude: -43.529999
Longitude: 172.639999
population: 363,925
First reported 35 mins ago - Updated 22 mins ago - 2 reports

Fringe Festival for Christchurch (Newstalk ZB)

Belly dancing, a contortionist and theatre are just some of the exciting headline acts hitting Christchurch soon in the upcoming Fringe Festival.It's been 15 years since Christchurch had its own fringe festival and this year looks set to be an exciting ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - 22 mins ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 47 mins ago - 2 reports

Snow and gales batter Canterbury

Almost 400 homes have lost power as a wintry blast brings hail, snow and sleet to Canterbury.According to MetService, the region is set for a horrid start to the week as strong, cold gales accompanied by rain, snow and sleet batter eastern and lower parts ... [Published The Press NZ - 3 hours ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Christchurch spending continues to rise (Fuseworks)

Christchurch's growth in retail and hospitality spending continues to outpace that at the national level, Statistics New Zealand said today.For Christchurch city, after seasonal fluctuations are removed, retail and hospitality sales increased 1.4 percent ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - 1 hour ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

Man trapped under car after crash

A man is in a critical condition with severe blows to his head after being thrown from his car in a North Canterbury crash last night.A police communications spokesman said the man crashed his car into a bank just outside of Amberley , north of Christchurch, ... [Published Timaru Herald - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

UPDATE: Families encouraged to get fit on Christchurch Quay

A TRUCK pull, a penalty shootout competition, a bucking bronco and Zumba were just some of the activities on offer in Christchurch at the weekend.The town’s quay hosted the Fit Christchurch Family Fun Day on Saturday, in a bid to encourage more people ... [Published Bournemouth Daily Echo - 4 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 5 reports

Labour was not ready to lead

OPINION: While National's victory on Saturday night has much to do with the political phenomenon that is John Key, it was Labour's election to fight for and the party was simply not ready.Voters rewarded National for its message of stability and steady ... [Published The Press NZ - 5 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Uncertain Christchurch rebuild turns Christchurch blue

Bronwyn Hayward |Political pundits believe uncertainty over the Christchurch rebuild resulted in much of the city turning blue.National won the most party votes in every one of Christchurch's electorates on Saturday, with Labour thousands of votes be ... [Published Newstalk ZB - 7 hours ago]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 7 reports

Christchurch Central stays blue

The once safe Labour seat of Christchurch Central has again gone blue and this time with an increased majority.National MP Nicky Wagner.Photo: NATIONAL PARTYSitting MP Nicky Wagner, scraped in for National by just 47 votes last election, but last night ... [Published Radio New Zealand - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 2 reports

Poto Williams retains Christchurch East (Newstalk ZB)

Labour's Poto Williams retains her seat in Christchurch East. ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 2 reports

Christchurch votes overwhelmingly National

Christchurch voters have entrusted the rebuild of their city to National for another three years.While Labour retained three key seats in the area, an overwhelming number of locals supported National with their party vote today, outstripping Labour in ... [Published 3 News - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 2 reports

National holds Waimakariri

National has retained the Waimakariri electorate with a new MP.Matthew Doocey, 41, comfortably kept the seat for National with a 2133 majority over Labour's Clayton Cosgrove.Doocey is a new entrant in the electorate, taking over from retiring incumbent ... [Published The Press NZ - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 2 reports

Polls close in NZ election (NZ Newswire)

Polling day is under way in the New Zealand general election which will determine a government for the next three years.The Electoral Commission says 717,579 people voted in advance of election day, which is up from 334,558 at the same time in the last ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Sep 20 2014]

Quotes

"The increased spending for both retail and hospitality businesses pushed Christchurch's growth in these industries further ahead of the rest of the country" business indicators manager Neil Kelly said
"I wanted to do something simple, something clean. I wanted to do something that talks about now, but has its roots in Mt. Roskill, in Bare and No. 2, those plays I wrote a generation ago. I realised the way to do it was to reconnect with those charming, confused characters Venus and Dave, from Bare. I’m thrilled to be bringing a new play to the Auckland stage. It’s been too long" says Fraser
"Credit to Tasman, they are a very good D [defensive] side . . . it was the best we could do. We're just looking for the W We just need one win and it'll get the ball rolling."
...Steven Joyce, the National Party's campaign manager, said yesterday: "We are not going to see radical shifts in policy."

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5 Things to Know About New Zealand’s Election a... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Sep 19 2014]
Getty Images New Zealanders go to the polls Saturday . Here are five things to know about the election and its impact on the economy. #1: A TIGHT RACE The ruling National Party is ahead in the polls but the outcome may come down to the wire.  While ...
Software Freedom Day serves online democracy [Published Scoop NZ - Sci-tech - Sep 19 2014]
The Christchurch Unix community has its annual technical show this weekend, as part of international Software Freedom Day celebrations. Personal Computer operating systems derived from Unix offer an alternative, to Microsoft desktop security issues and ...
Search Warrant executed in Christchurch [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Sep 19 2014]
As part of a month-long focus on Unlawful Taking this month, Canterbury Police executed a search warrant at a property in Marshlands just after 9am this morning locating a stolen vehicle and cannabis plants. ...
Foodstuffs’ former distribution hub to become c... [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Sep 19 2014]
Foodstuffs’ former South Island distribution hub is one of the largest warehouse buildings in Christchurch and is set to become an impressive new warehouse and distribution complex with structural upgrades and architectural offices to be added by the ...
Goodman to spend $33.4M on developments [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Sep 19 2014]
Sept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Goodman Property Trust, which is selling assets to fund development, will spend $33.4 million on four developments and has sold the Carter Holt Harvey Packaging Facility in Christchurch for $16.37 million to an undisclosed . ...
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