A magnificent gingerbread replica of Christchurch Cathedral has been painstakingly created by two US-born lodge owners from Oamaru.
Cooking can be a comfort as well as a skill. This new cookbook aims at adding some monetary comfort to our hospitality colleagues in Christchurch as they go through the long process, post major earthquakes and continuing aftershocks, of putting their lives and businesses back together when and where they can.
Countdown Eastgate has been given the all clear to reopen today, which means all Countdown Supermarkets affected by the recent series of earthquakes in Christchurch will be open for trade.
Concrete panel walls are now being erected on the new Kaiapoi New World supermarket site as work picks up pace with a hoped for completion date before Christmas.
Lion has today announced plans to invest $15m on its Christchurch CBD site in response to the impact of the Christchurch earthquake on its Canterbury Brewery.
The Christchurch Mayoral Earthquake Relief Fund will be boosted this week by more than a quarter of a million dollars donated by The Mud House Wine Group.
DB Breweries has noticed an increase in sales around Christchurch following the major earthquake in February as residents try to reclaim some normality.
Savouring an exquisite meal served in the middle of the street, prepared by award-winning chefs to raise funds for Christchurch sounds too good to be true. But that’s exactly what 350 diners experienced at the Hamilton Long Lunch, which raised more than $35,000 for the Red Cross Earthquake Appeal.
Coca-Cola Amatil (NZ) has committed to building a state-of-the-art $15-million bottle manufacturing and filling operation at its Woolston Plant in Christchurch.
Since the February quake New Zealand restaurants up and down the country pulled finger to raise funds for their compatriots in Christchurch. After all the hospo industry is our whanau and Aotearoa is our hapu; but also as it turns out Hospo-Aotearoa is an international Iwi.
As part of an Oceania-wide initiative, staff at Nestlé New Zealand will forego a Christmas gift from their employer this year. Instead, the company is making a $50,000 donation to the Red Cross Christchurch Earthquake appeal on behalf of its employees.
Restaurants and fish suppliers have been asked by the New Zealand Food Safety Authority to take care with their supplies of fresh whitebait. The cause of concern is the number of sewage leaks into the aquifers around the city of Christchurch following earthquake damage to that city’s infrastructure.