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Christchurch retailer named NZ entrepreneur finalist

Friday, 3 August 2012, 9:15 am | Word of Mouth Media

A Christchurch retailer has beaten the odds to be named as a finalist in the Ernst and Young New Zealand entrepreneur of the year awards. Simon Thwaites from Silvermoon has made the finals this year despite losing two Christchurch stores and a former ... More >>

Timber from crushed houses recycled for art exhibition

Thursday, 2 August 2012, 8:55 am | Word of Mouth Media

Timber from Sumner and Mt Pleasant homes crushed in the February 22 earthquake last year have been recycled and finely shaped for an emotional art exhibition which opens in Christchurch on Saturday. More >>

Christchurch green shell mussel extract found effective

Thursday, 26 July 2012, 8:38 am | Word of Mouth Media

An Australian clinical study trial has found Christchurch-made green shell mussel extract product to be more beneficial for arthritic conditions than glucosamine. More >>

Tribute show for dancer director, the late Sheryl Robinson

Wednesday, 25 July 2012, 4:20 pm | Word of Mouth Media

Two special commemoration tribute shows dedicated to the late dancer director Sheryl Robinson will be staged at the Hagley Community College in Christchurch this weekend. More >>

Major emotional art exhibition – homage to Christchurch

Wednesday, 11 July 2012, 10:11 am | Word of Mouth Media

A major art exhibition poignantly paying homage to Christchurch will be emotional for everyone who visits it at the Bryce Gallery in Riccarton next week. More >>

Christchurch’s Ruby Turnbull win Queensland squash title

Friday, 29 June 2012, 10:39 am | Word of Mouth Media

Christchurch’s Ruby Turnbull has won the Queensland state under-13 squash championships on the Gold Coast. More >>

Leading NZ bed and breakfast named among top 10

Wednesday, 20 June 2012, 9:45 am | Word of Mouth Media

Despite battling through earthquakes and an initial slump of visiting tourists, a Christchurch luxury bed and breakfast has been named in the top 10 places to stay in the South Pacific, including Australia. More >>

Kaikoura woman possibly first to have painting on steel

Monday, 21 May 2012, 8:56 am | Word of Mouth Media

A Kaikoura woman is possibly the first artist in New Zealand to have her paintings digitised and printed onto white and stainless steel, using cutting edge technology. More >>

New Zealand’s most unusual place to stay

Monday, 21 May 2012, 8:50 am | Word of Mouth Media

The Boot near Nelson has been name the most unusual place to stay in New Zealand, according to an author and travel writer who stays at the most unusual places around New Zealand. More >>

Kiwi in London launches online shopping mall

Monday, 14 May 2012, 11:21 am | Word of Mouth Media

Media release – May 15, 2012 Kiwi in London launches online shopping mall for New Zealand women keen on fashion A Kiwi in London has today launched an online shopping mall for women keen on the top international fashion labels. Emma Ponsonby, who used ... More >>

Christchurch should follow Queenstown’s model

Wednesday, 9 May 2012, 3:16 pm | Word of Mouth Media

Leading New Zealand builder David Reid today suggested Queenstown’s example of how to produce a large stock of affordable housing could be the key to earthquake-recovering Christchurch’s affordable housing shortage. More >>

First ever golf clubs made in NZ go under the hammer

Tuesday, 1 May 2012, 9:44 am | Word of Mouth Media

Media release – May 1, 2012 First ever golf clubs made in New Zealand go under the hammer in London Possibly first ever golf clubs made in New Zealand will come under the hammer at Sotheby’s auction in London in a fortnight. A very rare collection ... More >>

Lingerie company recovers from quake to win award

Tuesday, 10 April 2012, 6:42 pm | Word of Mouth Media

A Christchurch lingerie and swimwear store which rose rapidly from the September 2010 earthquake has just won a major Recover Canterbury award for its tenacity and resourcefulness. More >>

Many emergency earthquake workers still struggling

Tuesday, 6 March 2012, 1:46 pm | Word of Mouth Media

Many Christchurch emergency and rescue workers, police, ambulance, fire and hospital staff traumatised by the initial events and efforts following February 22’s earthquake are still struggling a year on, according to a group of counsellors. More >>

How a quake victim’s father has coped in 12 months

Thursday, 23 February 2012, 11:11 am | Word of Mouth Media

Christchurch secondary school drama teacher Robert Gilbert has had a tortuous 12 months since his son Jaime, 22, was killed by falling masonry outside the Iconic Bar in Manchester St on February 22 last year. More >>

Christchurch post traumatic stress up 100%

Wednesday, 22 February 2012, 11:23 am | Word of Mouth Media

Today is a day for recalling the terrifying events of February 22 last year but mental anguish and post-traumatic stress disorder have rocketed in Christchurch since the earthquakes began. More >>

Heart Strings guitars for earthquake hit Christchurch

Tuesday, 21 February 2012, 9:21 pm | Word of Mouth Media

Media release – February 22, 2012 Heart Strings guitars for earthquake hit Christchurch arts community to be sold Friday Seven hand-made guitars commemorating the loss of life and buildings in the Christchurch earthquakes will be sold at a live auction ... More >>

NZ tenor to perform at St Paul’s School concert in London

Thursday, 16 February 2012, 1:49 pm | Word of Mouth Media

New Zealand singer Keith Lewis will perform at a special Wathen Hall concert in St Paul’s School, London, on February 27. Lewis, born in Methven and trained in Christchurch, is one of New Zealand’s leading tenors. More >>

Gardner wins UK New Zealander of the Year Award in London

Saturday, 11 February 2012, 1:35 pm | Word of Mouth Media

Kent Gardner, who helped raise funds for the Canterbury earthquake appeal, was today named the UK New Zealander of the Year 2012 winner at a gala function in London. More >>

Top design experts to speak at workshop to help Chch rebuild

Thursday, 9 February 2012, 1:55 pm | Word of Mouth Media

More than 50 structural engineers, geotech experts and architects will thrash out how Christchurch can rebuild on its soft land at an international workshop next Monday. More >>





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