Christchurch Cathedral gingerbread creation to raise money for earthquake fund
December 1st, 2011

Christchurch Cathedral gingerbread creation to raise money for earthquake fund

A magnificent gingerbread replica of Christchurch Cathedral has been painstakingly created by two US-born lodge owners from Oamaru.

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Cooking for Christchurch
September 6th, 2011

Cooking for Christchurch

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.

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Countdown Supermarkets – Christchurch Earthquake Update
June 16th, 2011

Countdown Supermarkets – Christchurch Earthquake Update

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.

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Construction of $12 million New World Kaiapoi supermarket picks up pace
June 2nd, 2011

Construction of $12 million New World Kaiapoi supermarket picks up pace

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.

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Lion announces plans to invest $15 million in Christchurch CBD site
May 26th, 2011

Lion announces plans to invest $15 million in Christchurch CBD site

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.

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Kiwi winery pours support into Christchurch earthquake relief
April 18th, 2011

Kiwi winery pours support into Christchurch earthquake relief

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.

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April 11th, 2011

DB & Christchurch bars band together

DB Breweries has noticed an increase in sales around Christchurch following the major earthquake in February as residents try to reclaim some normality.

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Dining for Christchurch
April 4th, 2011

Dining for Christchurch

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.

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Good news for Canterbury
March 31st, 2011

Good news for Canterbury

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.

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Kiwi connections and Kiwi foods pull finger for Christchurch in New York
March 24th, 2011

Kiwi connections and Kiwi foods pull finger for Christchurch in New York

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.

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December 16th, 2010

Nestlé NZ donates $50,000 this Christmas

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.

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October 7th, 2010

Whitebait on health watch after earthquake

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.

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