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Archive for the 'Christchurch' Category

RCN E-Waste Recycling Plant opening by Amy Adams

Press Release – RCN

Joe Capizzi, the Managing Director of RCN E-Waste and a number of his staff were pleased to welcome Minister for the Environment, Amy Adams to officially open RCNs E-Waste Recycling Plant in Hornby, Christchurch on Friday. Read more »

Historian fundraising to publish book on Occupy Christchurch

Press Release – Byron Clark

Christchurch activist Byron Clark is fundraising to record an oral history of the Occupy movement in the city. “We don’t know exactly how much the Occupy movement will change the world, but Time named ‘The Protester’ as their person of the … Read more »

Housing activists to protest outside Brownlee’s Office

Press Release – Occupy Christchurch

A protest has been organised by Occupy Christchurch to highlight the issues of housing shortage and homelessness in the city. People are invited to gather outside Earthquake recovery minister Gerry Brownlee’s Ilam road office at 2pm on Saturday (May 26). Read more »

Occupy Christchurch Prepares to Depart

Press Release – Occupy Christchurch

“Occupy Christchurch apologises to the Canterbury District Health Board, its staff and its funders, for focusing street demand on public services in their vicinity,” spokesman Rik Tindall says. Read more »

Closing weekend at Occupy Corner

Press Release – Occupy Christchurch

Occupy Christchurch thanks Christchurch city and its council, for the relative tolerance shown towards Occupy’s use of the eastern corner of South Hagley Park for political protest. Responsibility has always been taken by this movement, to right the wrongs … Read more »

Council to act on Hagley Park protest

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council has directed staff to enforce a city bylaw by removing Occupy Christchurch protestors from South Hagley Park. Read more »

Council to consider action against protestors

Press Release – Christchurch City Council

Christchurch City Council will next week consider whether to take action to remove Occupy Christchurch protestors from South Hagley Park. Read more »

Demand for 180,000 SQm of Office Space in Chch CBD Rebuild

Press Release – Lincoln University

The latest survey of commercial office owners and occupiers in Christchurch shows that demand for office space could reach around 180,000 sqm in the rebuilt CBD. This is based on 32% of the survey’s respondents indicating that they are planning to … Read more »

Occupy Wellington Evicted

Article – Scoop News

Police and council security have moved to evict the remaining Occupy Wellington protestors from Civic Square. Read more »

Open Letter from Occupy Christchurch to Community and Mayor

Press Release – Occupy Christchurch

We would like to publicly respond to the threat of force issued last week by our Mayor, Bob Parker, demanding that we cease our political protest currently occupying a small corner of South Hagley Park. Read more »

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