Wellington Scoop

Archive for July, 2011

National Library wants readers to search for their namesakes

Press Release – National Library Of New Zealand
The National Library of New Zealand is inviting people to celebrate New Zealand Family History Month – and win an e-reader – by finding their namesake in the files of the Library’s fully-searchable Papers Past newspaper archive. Read more »

WelTec tutors organising 2-week workshop in Hong Kong

Press Release – Wellington Institute of Technology
Cyberport IncuTrain Centre and the Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) are jointly providing Hong Kong’s first Creative Technologies Workshop at Cyberport. Read more »

Khandallah ticket wins $333,000 in Lotto

Press Release – New Zealand Lotteries Commission
Three winners from Wellington and Christchurch will be rubbing their hands in glee after winning a $333,333 share of Lotto’s First Division. Read more »

Weta represented on Hobbit panel at Comic-Con – 1500 line up for 480 seats

Press Release – THEONERING.NET
We have now posted all 4 parts of our panel on The Hobbit from last weekend’s Comic-Con. Take a look! Special thanks to Justin from slaveboyfilms.com for all his hard work on this. Read more »

All Blacks defeat South Africa 40-7 at the Stadium

The All Blacks defeated the Springboks 40 – 7 at the Westpac Stadium tonight. Read more »

New All Blacks jerseys for sale, with some of the earnings going to Plunket, KidsCan

Press Release – New Zealand Plunket Society
NZRU’s Principal Partner and All Blacks Principal Sponsor adidas unveiled a new All Blacks jersey at Wellington’s Westpac Stadium immediately before the All Blacks – Springboks Investec Tri Nations clash tonight. Read more »

Blackmore Trust, owner of James Smith’s Corner, put into liquidation

Report from BusinessDesk
Property developer David Blackmore’s Blackmore Trust Ltd., which owns and manages Wellington’s James Smith’s Corner, has been put into liquidation. Read more »

Man arrested and charged after early-morning stabbing in Paraparaumu

News from NZ Police
A 34 year old Paraparaumu man has been treated in Wellington Hospital for stab wounds following an incident in the early hours of this morning. Read more »

Former Corrections officer convicted and sentenced for growing cannabis

Press Release – New Zealand Police
Police say the sentencing of a former Corrections Officer on charges of cultivating and supplying cannabis should send a clear signal that Police and the Department of Corrections take a zero tolerance approach to this type of offending. Read more »

Man steals tobacco from Kilbirnie superette; police seek witnesses

Press Release – New Zealand Government
Wellington CIB are continuing to investigate an attempted robbery of a Kilbirnie superette on Sunday night. Read more »

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