Sunday, 24 February 2013
Webby retains series lead in womans division State ocean swim series AKAROA
— Webby retains series lead in State ocean swim races. by John Velvin
Akoroa Saturday 23rd feb Charlotte Webby retained the overall series lead in the 2013 state ocean racing series by coming second to Australia's Melissa Gorman the two time Olympian and world champion 2009 and currently ranked no 2 in Australia over 10 km.
By Elite Sports Photography New Zealand
Monday, 28 January 2013
Multiple cruise ships a record for Akaroa AKAROA
— For the first time four cruise ships are berthed at Akaroa at the one time.
By Environment Canterbury
Tuesday, 15 January 2013
Swim and enjoy all Akaroa has to offer AKAROA
— The State La Grande Swim, an ocean swimming event, takes place in Akaroa on Saturday 23 February 2013 and Christchurch residents are encouraged to go to Akaroa for the weekend, take time to enjoy the unique French-heritage community, the market, food and craft stalls.
By Christchurch City Council
Thursday, 21 June 2012
Akaroa Museum closes AKAROA
— Christchurch City Council has today closed Akaroa Museum after receiving the results of a detailed engineering assessment.
Thursday, 2 February 2012
Countdown to popular swimming event AKAROA
— The State NZ Ocean Swim Series returns to Canterbury on Sunday 19 February with the State La Grande Swim in Akaroa, and Christchurch residents have been offered a special incentive to enter.
Thursday, 22 December 2011
Temporary service centre opens in Akaroa AKAROA
— A temporary Akaroa Service Centre has opened next to the Akaroa Sports Complex in Rue Jolie this morning (Wednesday 21 December).
Saturday, 17 December 2011
Akaroa Service Centre to close AKAROA
— Akaroa Service Centre will close at the end of the day today (Friday 16 December) until further notice – but plans are being put in place for a temporary facility across the road.
Friday, 9 December 2011
New location for Akaroa Wastewater Treatment Plant AKAROA
— Christchurch City Council has approved the relocation of the Akaroa Wastewater Treatment Plant.
Friday, 25 November 2011
Gaiety Hall in Akaroa closes AKAROA
— The Gaiety Hall in Akaroa will close until further notice at the end of today (Friday 25 November).
Monday, 21 November 2011
Water restrictions for Akaroa AKAROA
— Akaroa residents will be asked to conserve water next month as the Christchurch City Council prepares for summer water shortages.
Monday, 14 November 2011
Banks Peninsula Zone Committee meeting AKAROA
— The Canterbury Water Banks Peninsula Zone Committee will meet for the second time on Tuesday, 15 November, in Akaroa.
Wednesday, 26 October 2011
French Cricket makes a comeback AKAROA
Saturday, 27 August 2011
Visitors' vote of confidence a boost for local economy AKAROA
— Akaroa harbour becomes the chosen destination for cruise ships visiting Canterbury this coming season in a change that will bring significant economic benefits to the picturesque Banks Peninsula township and surrounding area.
Friday, 15 July 2011
Snow and rain dampen Banks Peninsula fire AKAROA
— Snow and rain on Banks Peninsula yesterday helped dampen the Stony Bay fire and firefighters will return in coming days to check for any remaining hot spots.
Wednesday, 13 July 2011
Banks Peninsula fire update - 2.20pm, 13 July AKAROA
— Firefighters expect to have a large fire on Banks Peninsula under control by early this evening but firefighting efforts will need to continue tomorrow.
Banks Peninsula fire update AKAROA
— Christchurch City Council, emergency services and the Department of Conservation continue to fight a fire burning across 400 hectares of bush at Stony Bay on Banks Peninsula.
Akaroa bush fire AKAROA
— There is a fire burning in the bush at the Hinewai Reserve in the hills above Akaroa.
Thursday, 2 December 2010
International Akaroa Summer Festival AKAROA
— The University of Canterbury's College of Arts has announced details of the 2011 International Akaroa Summer Festival, which will be held in the seaside town between 14 and 30 January.
Wednesday, 17 November 2010
Rare Hector's dolphin caught spyhopping AKAROA
— A camera has captured a rare close encounter with nature - a spyhopping dolphin in New Zealand waters that has created one tourist’s never-to-be-forgotten travel experience.
Tuesday, 19 October 2010
First passenger on board to help Black Cat Cruises celebrate 25 years AKAROA
— Banks Peninsula tourism operator Black Cat Cruises will have a passenger from its first cruise when the company celebrates 25 years in business tomorrow on Akaroa Harbour.
Tuesday, 24 August 2010
Unusual Stance for Minister of Conservation AKAROA
— For The Minister of Conservation to decline an application for a marine reserve because it conflicted with fishing is akin to claiming that the government shouldn’t create national parks because they conflict with the interests of mining.
Friday, 13 August 2010
The All Blacks take on the French AKAROA
Swapping their rugby boots for an apron, the All Blacks took their skills from the field to the kitchen in Akaroa, the last stop on the MasterCard All Blacks Roadshow.