How to post news

You must have a Healthy Christchurch login id, and be logged into the site to add news content or to post comments on other news content.

Please note:

  • Any postings or comments you add will not be visible on the Healthy Christchurch website immediately.  All posts and comments are moderated by the Healthy Christchurch website administrator before being published (usually within 48 hours of being submitted).
  • Your post must be submitted by noon on Wednesday to be included that week's news email (sent on a Thursday).

You can apply for a Healthy Christchurch login.
Forgotten your password? If you have a login, you can retrieve it.

 Step One:  Open the Post News form

Once you have logged in, the Post News menu item will be displayed to the right of other menu options.  Click on it to open the Post News form:
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Step Two: Fill in news title and choose appropriate news section

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Step Three:  Add search tags and enter your news text

You can copy and paste news text from other documents. You are not able to paste text from websites. Please note that formatting from other documents will not be retained.  Search tags provide a quick and easy way for site visitors to search and organise your news items.

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Step Four:  Select attached files, if any

You can select up to five files to be uploaded from your computer and attached to your news item.  Please note, you must have the Adobe Flash Player plugin installed on your computer for this feature to work - most computers have Flash installed.

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Step Five:  Click the Save button

That's it !  Your news item will be saved, and Healthy Christchurch site administrators notified that you have uploaded new content.  A confirmation message will be displayed.

After review by administrators, your news content will be made available on the site, and will be included in automated email updates from Healthy Christchurch.

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  • Christchurch City Council
  • Environment Canterbury
  • Ministry of Health
  • Ngai Tahu
  • NZ Police
  • Pegasus Health
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