More people in Canterbury are getting their First Surgical Assessment, and faster, compared to seven years ago.

“New Zealanders are living longer lives, so access to elective surgery is more important than ever,” Ms Wagner said..

I was invited to share the flag hoisting ceremony at Latimer Square in Christchurch to remember Indian Independence 

The day is observed annually on 15 August, and is a National Holiday in India commemorating the nation's independence from the British Empire on 15 August 1947

Fri 14 Aug 2015

Kids in their gorgeous onesies from Banks Avenue School and  EduKids dressed up in their best PPE waited patiently for Dallington Bridge to be opened 

Future innovators in Canterbury benefitting from R&D Grants

Students with science, technology, engineering, design, or business qualifications are being helped to advance their skills and understanding of commercial research and development (R&D) within New Zealand companies.

Six schools in the Christchurch Central electorate are part of a group of 9 schools forming the Papanui - Redwood Community of Schools.

Wed 12 Aug 2015
| Conservation

Last week I attended a meeting of the Nelson Marlborough Conservation Board followed by a field trip into Abel Tasman National Park. 
We took a boat into the park from Kaiteriteri Beach, staying overnight at the Anchorage Hut, a spacious 34-bunk hut built in 2013.