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Former FBI Agent at Christchurch Sexual Abuse Conference

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 11:11 am | PerceptionPR

A retired FBI agent who advises and writes for American TV programmes such as Criminal Minds , and who based his first novel on tracking down and putting behind bars the person who sexually abused him when he was a teenager, is to speak in Christchurch ... More >>

Literacy specialist “horrified” by handwriting claim

Friday, 8 September 2017, 9:07 am | PerceptionPR

Literacy specialist “horrified” by claim that schools should no longer teach handwriting A literacy specialist says she has been “horrified” to hear that some school teachers have been told by advisers that children no longer need to be ... More >>

Re:START name set to disappear

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, 9:37 am | PerceptionPR

When the Re:START container mall brand finishes this Sunday (April 30), it will be met with a mixture of emotions by departing retailers and the Re:START the Heart Trust. More >>

Ravensdown pilot swaps fertiliser for water

Monday, 20 February 2017, 12:07 pm | PerceptionPR

Helping fight the devastating fires which tore through Christchurch hillsides this month claiming one pilot’s life and destroying at least a dozen homes was “work with a difference” for a Ravensdown pilot, Ben Robinson. More >>

Holiday Park takes guests for a ride – on horses

Thursday, 10 November 2016, 10:39 am | PerceptionPR

10 November 2016 – A pet horse isn’t the most usual holiday companion but a Northland holiday park has opened its doors to these equine friends. Kauri Coast TOP 10 Holiday Park has just opened what it thinks could be New Zealand’s first ... More >>

Upcoming Artist Talks by John Akomfrah and Lisa Reihana

Thursday, 14 July 2016, 11:39 am | PerceptionPR

Upcoming Artist Talks by John Akomfrah and Lisa Reihana at Christchurch’s Centre of Contemporary Art More >>

Lake Wanaka Half moves under Challenge Wanaka banner

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 11:42 am | PerceptionPR

1 JUNE 2015 – New Zealand’s largest annual triathlon festival, Challenge Wanaka, today announced both the half and full distance races will come under the Challenge Family banner for 2017. Previously the half distance was known as the Lake Wanaka ... More >>

Christchurch brothers buy Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 1:41 pm | PerceptionPR

Christchurch hoteliers, Michael, Ken and Thomas Patterson, have purchased the 19-room Queenstown Park Boutique Hotel for an undisclosed sum. Part owners of the long-established Commodore Hotel in Christchurch, the Patterson brothers take ownership on April 27. ... More >>

Canterbury accounting firms merge to form Nexia New Zealand

Thursday, 10 March 2016, 12:37 pm | PerceptionPR

Two leading Canterbury accounting firms, HFK and Marriotts, have merged under the name Nexia New Zealand. The new company starts trading on April 1. Combined, Nexia New Zealand will have a staff of approximately 90 and will ultimately come together ... More >>

Popularity leads to road user charge at Mt John

Friday, 27 November 2015, 12:01 pm | PerceptionPR

Due to the increased popularity of Earth & Sky’s tourism experience at the University of Canterbury Mt John Observatory, Lake Tekapo, a $5 road user charge is being introduced from Monday 30 November 2015. More >>

John Hare appointed CEO of Holmes Group Limited

Thursday, 10 September 2015, 2:08 pm | PerceptionPR

John Hare has been appointed chief executive of Holmes Group. Founded and majority owned in New Zealand, Holmes Group is a multinational consultancy with five subsidiary companies specialising in engineering design, fire engineering, product development ... More >>

Seasonal visitor trends reverting back to pre-quake patterns

Friday, 21 August 2015, 12:09 pm | PerceptionPR

For the first time since the Canterbury earthquakes bookings at Christchurch’s Terra Vive Luxury Suites and Apartments are replicating traditional seasonal accommodation patterns. More >>

Winter bookings increase significantly for Terra Vive

Thursday, 13 August 2015, 4:18 pm | PerceptionPR

Winter bookings increase significantly for Terra Vive Luxury Suites and Apartments thanks to bumper ski season. Christchurch’s Terra Vive Luxury Suites and Apartments has seen an increase in overseas visitors this winter thanks to Canterbury’s strong ... More >>

Half Share for Sale in Large Pastoral Farming Portfolio

Thursday, 13 August 2015, 10:09 am | PerceptionPR

13 August 2015 – Half the shares in a large pastoral farming operation, New Zealand Pastures Ltd (NZP), are being offered for sale. More >>

Deputy Prime Minister opens new chairlift

Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 4:24 pm | PerceptionPR

Deputy Prime Minister opens new chairlift Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Hon. Bill English officially opened the new Porter’s ski area ‘Easy Rider’ quad chair lift today (Wednesday 5 August) in Canterbury. Hon. Bill English unveiled ... More >>

Service the hallmark of Waitomo TOP 10 Holiday Park

Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 2:06 pm | PerceptionPR

Julie and Bruce Tobeck know all about providing good service at their Waitomo TOP 10 Holiday Park. More >>

Te Anau flying high on TripAdvisor ratings

Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 9:36 am | PerceptionPR

Such are the accolades that Te Anau TOP 10 Holiday Park receives on TripAdvisor, that is ranks third most highly rated accommodation in the area – behind two luxury resorts. More >>

Northland TOP 10 Holiday Park wins highest accolades

Monday, 3 August 2015, 2:37 pm | PerceptionPR

3 August 2015 – Kauri Coast has taken out this year’s Supreme Award in the annual TOP 10 Holiday Parks’ annual awards. More >>

Falling dollar and Capex investments boosting PharmaZen

Thursday, 23 July 2015, 5:21 pm | PerceptionPR

Falling dollar and Capex investments boosting PharmaZen Having resolutely invested in new facilities and plant during tough times, and backed by a falling dollar, biological company PharmaZen is starting to reap rewards for its “long game” strategy. In ... More >>

Demand for migrant workers in Christchurch

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 10:04 am | PerceptionPR

Declan Clancy says demand for migrant workers in Christchurch likely to continue One World Resourcing’s Declan Clancy agrees that the demand for migrant workers in Christchurch is likely to continue for some time. Christchurch immigration lawyer ... More >>



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