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Archive for February, 2018

Kohler continues to set the pace in the Alps 2 Ocean Ultra

Press Release – Alps 2 Ocean Ultra

Australian James Kohler continues to set the pace in the Back Country Cuisine Alps 2 Ocean Ultra, New Zealand’s first staged ultra-race. Read more »

Helicopter crash, Wanaka

Press Release – New Zealand Police

Helicopter crash, Wanaka

A helicopter has crashed at Wanaka Airport.

Police were called to the scene at 11.28am.

Two people were in the helicopter at the time and were not injured. Read more »

Books as art new feature in regent 24 hour book sale

Press Release – Regent Theatre Book Sale

Artists and crafters are being invited to upcycle used unsalable books into artworks to support operation of Dunedin’s Regent Theatre. Read more »

Teachers suffer post-traumatic stress following ‘quakes

Press Release – University of Otago

Teachers suffer post-traumatic stress following ‘quakes – Otago research highlights

School teachers were among the majority of frontline workers with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) following the Christchurch earthquakes, new University of Otago research shows. Read more »

Dunedin Fringe comedians win at South Island Raw Comedy Comp

Press Release – Dunedin Fringe Festival

Dunedin Fringe comedians have placed top three in the South Island RAW Stand-up Comedy Competition on Saturday in Christchurch. Read more »

Airport welcome for international cricket teams

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Thursday, 1 March 2018) – Dunedin residents are being encouraged to turn out to welcome the BLACKCAPS and England cricket teams when they arrive on Sunday for next week’s One Day International. Read more »

Mercury mission to convert hearts as well as minds

Press Release – Mercury Energy

1 March 2018

Mercury mission to convert hearts as well as minds with an electric beauty

Fraser Whineray
Mercury has taken another step to inspire New Zealanders to embrace the future of transportation, showing how wonderful electric transport can be with a hi-tech conversion of a classic car. Read more »

$2.4m to extend and upgrade Tasman cycle trail

Press Release – New Zealand Government

$2.4m to extend and upgrade Tasman cycle trail

Tourism Minister Kelvin Davis today announced up to $2.4 million in funding towards extending and upgrading Tasman’s Great Taste Trail to a multi-day ride. Read more »

Thirteen top Pacific Students win STEM Scholarships

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Thirteen top Pacific Students win STEM Scholarships

The Minister for Pacific Peoples, Hon Aupito William Sio has awarded thirteen top Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) scholarships to students of Pacific descent from all across New Zealand. Read more »

Dunedin Police seeking sightings of cricket bat

Press Release – New Zealand Police

As part of an ongoing investigation, Dunedin Police are seeking information from the public about the whereabouts of a cricket bat. Read more »

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