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Community to vote on preferred New Brighton projects

Community to vote on preferred New Brighton projects

Thursday, 11 February 2016 5:54 p.m. by GovtCCC Popular

New Brighton residents will next week vote on community ideas to brighten-up public spaces in the seaside suburb.

Mt Pleasant News 3 February 2016

Mt Pleasant News 3 February 2016

Tuesday, 9 February 2016 2:37 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

St Andrews Hill/Bridle Path Road Meeting Residents of Mount Pleasant and Heathcote are invited to a meeting to be held on Tuesday 9 February at 7.30pm where Council staff will […]

Arepas

Arepas

Wednesday, 3 February 2016 1:34 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

Arepas summary

Latest St Albans News out now

Latest St Albans News out now

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 8:43 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

A strong post-quake theme runs through the February/ March edition of St Albans News, hardly surprising as February 22 marks five years since the second major quake struck Christchurch with gravity-defying force. A story about asbestos on a site in …

Mt Pleasant News 22 January 2015

Mt Pleasant News 22 January 2015

Sunday, 24 January 2016 8:23 a.m. by MtPleasantCC

We’re Rebuilding. We need your help. Sponsor A Square Foot “We are a registered charity (CC46135) and are also registered with the IRD as a Donee organisation. For every $3 you […]

In The Know Community Hub

In The Know Community Hub

Friday, 22 January 2016 2:33 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

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Meditate at community centre

Meditate at community centre

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 11:42 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Buddhist monk Kelsang Pawo is running drop in classes on meditation and mindfulness on Thursday evenings at the St Albans Community Centre, starting on February 4 at 7.30pm. No booking or commitment is required but there is a $10 charge …

Bishop St wastewater main repairs

Bishop St wastewater main repairs

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 11:02 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

SCIRT is busy this week repairing a wastewater main at the intersection of Bishop St and Purchas St. Vehicle drivers will have to find different ways of getting around that area as there is no entry or exit at that …

Revised Papanui Parallel Cycling Scheme

Revised Papanui Parallel Cycling Scheme

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 8:16 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Location: North City Church, 95a Sawyers Arms Rd Time: Jan 27 at 7pm Description: Meeting to alert residents of the changes incorporated in the proposed scheme after earlier feedback as well as the recommendations that will be made to the …

McCormacks Bay Restoration Working Bee Dates 2016

McCormacks Bay Restoration Working Bee Dates 2016

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 2:26 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

2016 McCormacks Bay restoration sessions

Packe St AGM and party

Packe St AGM and party

Sunday, 17 January 2016 10:38 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Location: St Albans Community Centre, 1047 Colombo Street Time: February 28, 4-6pm Description: Packe Street Park and Community Garden Inc is marking its 20th anniversary with the AGM and a birthday party with tea and entertainment laid on. There will …

Part time gardening co-ordinator sought

Part time gardening co-ordinator sought

Sunday, 17 January 2016 10:19 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Packe Street Community Garden Inc is looking for a Coordinator, initially on a small contract. If you have an interest in community and organic gardening, are available on Thursday afternoons to coordinate a diverse range of volunteer gardeners and have …

Last Notices before Holidays

Last Notices before Holidays

Tuesday, 12 January 2016 11:28 a.m. by MtPleasantCC

Sponsor A Square Foot update Since the delivery of the Pleasant News earlier in the month we have had more contributors to our Sponsorasquarefoot campaign which is great – thank you!  As we […]

Getting to grips with Increased Liquefaction Vulnerability

Getting to grips with Increased Liquefaction Vulnerability

Monday, 14 December 2015 1:59 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

About 4500 Christchurch homeowners have been told they have Increased Liquefaction Vulnerability (ILV) as a consequence of the 2010-2011 series of earthquakes and will be compensated. That number may seem low, given the extensive land damage the city suffered, but …

Massey Uni surveying quake insurance experiences

Massey Uni surveying quake insurance experiences

Monday, 14 December 2015 1:40 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Massey University is conducting research into how badly or well the EQC and insurers responded to quake claims to ensure better responses to future large earthquakes. They want as many claimants as possible to answer the tick-box survey on their …

Alternatives to double cul de sac in Trafalgar St

Alternatives to double cul de sac in Trafalgar St

Wednesday, 9 December 2015 11:37 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

The Trafalgar St double cul de sac option is being revisited as Christchurch City Council staff work out alternative ways to slow traffic without cutting it off in the middle. Not all residents oppose the cul de sacs – some …

Hills Rd liquor outlet proposal dropped

Hills Rd liquor outlet proposal dropped

Wednesday, 9 December 2015 11:14 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

After 39 objections were made against the proposed new liquor store in Hills Rd, the developers have dropped the plan. Read about it in more detail here: Plans for liquor store dropped.

Caledonian Road v Colombo St cycleway

Caledonian Road v Colombo St cycleway

Tuesday, 8 December 2015 11:11 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

The Christchurch City Council is now promoting two options for the section of the Papanui Parallel cycleway between Bealey Avenue and Trafalgar St. Option A is to run the cycleway straight down Colombo St, with loss of car parking spaces …

Alternative plans for Rutland St cycleway section

Alternative plans for Rutland St cycleway section

Tuesday, 8 December 2015 10:58 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Rutland St residents opposing the cycleway because of the concrete, loss of berms and trees may be interested to know that Christchurch City Council staff are beavering away drawing up alternative plans. These include: A cycleway similar to the one …

Street parking reducing citywide

Street parking reducing citywide

Tuesday, 8 December 2015 10:38 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Christchurch City Council’s citywide cutback on street parking spaces as part of the retro-fitting of the cycleways in selected city streets could not have come at a worse time. In St Albans, like many suburbs in Christchurch, the tendency is …

OVTRK SUBMISSION on Greater Christchurch REGENERATION BILL

OVTRK SUBMISSION on Greater Christchurch REGENERATION BILL

Friday, 4 December 2015 10:28 a.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi

Submission from One Voice Te Reo Kotahi (OVTRK) 

CHRISTCHURCH CITY COUNCIL FINAL PROPOSAL FOR REPRESENTATION ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE 2016 LOCAL ELECTIONS

CHRISTCHURCH CITY COUNCIL FINAL PROPOSAL FOR REPRESENTATION ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE 2016 LOCAL ELECTIONS

Thursday, 3 December 2015 5:09 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

A total of 128 written submissions were received in response to the initial proposal and hearings were held on the 27 and 28 October; and 4, 9 and 11 November […]

Rutland St residents discuss cycleway

Rutland St residents discuss cycleway

Thursday, 3 December 2015 10:37 a.m. by stalbanscommunity



What do we need to do to further our recovery?

What do we need to do to further our recovery?

Thursday, 3 December 2015 9:44 a.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi

Some detail has been provided of our Sector's responses to the question:  

Transition of CERA functions

Transition of CERA functions

Thursday, 3 December 2015 9:31 a.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi

With the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) winding up in April 2016, work is now underway to transfer recovery responsibilities to other central and local government agencies, to ensure the long-term recovery and regeneration of greater Christchurch.    

CCC hosting more meetings in St Albans on cycleway

CCC hosting more meetings in St Albans on cycleway

Wednesday, 2 December 2015 11:43 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Christchurch City Council is hosting further meetings on the proposed Papanui Parallel Cycleway, which will cut a swathe through St Albans. There’s one at the St Albans community centre, 1047 Colombo St, from 4.30pm to 6.30pm on Thursday, December 3 …

CCC hosts more meetings in St Albans over planned cycleway

CCC hosts more meetings in St Albans over planned cycleway

Wednesday, 2 December 2015 11:43 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Christchurch City Council is hosting further meetings on the proposed Papanui Parallel Cycleway, which will cut a swathe through St Albans. There’s one at the St Albans community centre, 1047 Colombo St, from 4.30pm to 6.30pm on Thursday, December 3 …

Meetings discuss liquefaction vulnerability

Meetings discuss liquefaction vulnerability

Wednesday, 2 December 2015 12:07 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Location: Beulah Church, Springfield Road Time: December 4, 10-11.30am Description: EQC is hosting community meetings to explain how it determined qualification for properties previously identified as potentially having increased liquefaction vulnerability (ILV) land damage. The 90-minute meeting features presentations by …

EQC hosting meetings on increased liquefaction vulnerability

EQC hosting meetings on increased liquefaction vulnerability

Tuesday, 1 December 2015 9:02 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Location: Beulah Church, Springfield Road Time: January 20, 7-8.30pm Description: EQC is hosting another community meeting to explain how it determined qualification for properties previously identified as potentially having increased liquefaction vulnerability (ILV) land damage. Most of those affected have …

EQC to host meeting on increased flooding vulnerability

EQC to host meeting on increased flooding vulnerability

Tuesday, 1 December 2015 9:02 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Location: Beulah Church, Springfield Road Time: January 20, 7-8.30pm Description: EQC is hosting another community meeting to explain how it determined qualification for properties previously identified as potentially having ILV land damage. Most of those affected have already received their …

Council foolish to sell City Care

Council foolish to sell City Care

Tuesday, 1 December 2015 3:31 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Christchurch City Council’s plan to sell 100 per cent of its infrastructure company, City Care, is “foolish in the extreme”, says Murray Horton, convenor of the group Keep Our Assets (KOA) “For a city that is undergoing a $46 billion …

Carols in Packe St park

Carols in Packe St park

Monday, 30 November 2015 7:09 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Location: Packe St Park Time: December 6, starting 4.30pm with carol singing at 5.30pm. Description: Family entertainment and food first followed by carol singing led by the St Albans Community Choir.

Mt Pleasant News 27 November 2015

Mt Pleasant News 27 November 2015

Monday, 30 November 2015 1:45 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

Good Beer Doing Good Last Wednesday evening the Association launched its stunning range of boutique beers as part of a unique fundraiser to bring in much needed funds for the […]

St Albans News for December/January out this weekend

St Albans News for December/January out this weekend

Saturday, 28 November 2015 12:05 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

The planned Papanui Parallel Cycleway is upsetting St Albans residents and business owners. Trafalgar St won’t be available for through traffic as it will have a double cul de sac in the middle. Berms and trees may disappear in some …

CERA Wind Up April 2016

CERA Wind Up April 2016

Friday, 27 November 2015 1:48 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

With the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority (CERA) winding up in April 2016, work is now underway to transfer recovery responsibilities to other central and local government agencies, to ensure the long-term recovery and regeneration of greater Christchurch.

Sing Carols at the Pa on December 4

Sing Carols at the Pa on December 4

Thursday, 26 November 2015 11:18 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Location: Rehua Marae, 79 Springfield Rd Time: December 4 6 – 8.30pm. Description: Carol singing, entertainment, prizes

Street works till the end of the year

Street works till the end of the year

Thursday, 26 November 2015 10:47 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Barbados St between Bealey Ave and Canon St is one-way southbound for a week. Northbound traffic can use Madras St. (interesting to note that SCIRT has categorised this as a “main route.” Do they know something about transport routes in …

Mt Pleasant News 18 November 2015

Mt Pleasant News 18 November 2015

Monday, 23 November 2015 12:31 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

Help retain Redcliffs School  Redcliffs school community needs your help to keep the pressure on Minister Parata to retain their wonderful school which has been serving generations of local children for decades. Do […]

Wanted: passionate community organiser for St Albans

Wanted: passionate community organiser for St Albans

Saturday, 21 November 2015 8:42 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

St Albans Community Organiser This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a passion for community led development and a desire to help shape the direction of the St Albans Community. The St Albans Residents Association (SARA) has been growing …

Launch of Beach Accessible Wheelchairs in New Brighton

Launch of Beach Accessible Wheelchairs in New Brighton

Thursday, 19 November 2015 1:07 p.m. by SURF New Brighton Featured Popular

 

A renewed call of support – Redcliffs School

A renewed call of support – Redcliffs School

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 4:18 p.m. by MtPleasantCC Popular

Dear parents, supporters and families Time for another ‘call to action’ As you know; we are currently waiting for the Minister of Education, Hon. Hekia Parata, to announce her interim […]

New liquor store planned for Hills Rd

New liquor store planned for Hills Rd

Monday, 16 November 2015 11:48 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

A new liquor store is planned for 90 Hills Rd but some St Albans and Richmond residents are objecting to yet another store being added when there are plenty of others within a kilometre or two. The planned store is …

Cycleway design a ‘man made disaster’

Cycleway design a ‘man made disaster’

Thursday, 12 November 2015 10:26 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

Businesses and residents in St Albans are none too impressed with the design Christchurch City Council has come up with for the Papanui Parallel cycleway. And they told the council staff undertaking the first consultation meeting at the St Albans …

Papanui Parallel cycleway consultation

Papanui Parallel cycleway consultation

Monday, 9 November 2015 9:32 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Location: St Albans Community Centre, 1047 Colombo St Time: November 11 3.30pm – 6pm, with presentation at 5pm. Description: Find out about the changes planned in St Albans – cul de sac in Trafalgar St, car park removal, tree removal, …

Planned cycleway will alter St Albans streets

Planned cycleway will alter St Albans streets

Monday, 9 November 2015 9:24 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Traffic lights at the Edgeware Road/ Colombo St corner and Trafalgar St is no longer a through route to Merivale because it will have a double cul-de-sac near Dover St. These are two of the main changes to the streets …

Te Whakaruruhau ki Otautahi Christchurch Community House

Te Whakaruruhau ki Otautahi Christchurch Community House

Wednesday, 4 November 2015 9:04 a.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi

UPDATE on what TE WHAKARURUHAU KI OTAUTAHI CHRISTCHURCH COMMUNITY HOUSE offers  Christchurch Community House is a resource for non-profit groups and community initiatives in Christchurch.  Situated at 301 Tuam St, it offers the following spaces: o A large meeting room that will seat up to 50 people.  It has a data projector and

NGO Networking Party - 25 November, 7:30pm

NGO Networking Party - 25 November, 7:30pm

Wednesday, 4 November 2015 8:30 a.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi

Keep this date! 7.30pm Wednesday 25 November NGO NETWORKING PARTY  BYO drinks and small plate at the WEA Centre 59 Gloucester St  This final OVTRK Forum for 2015 follows on from the October 2015 One Voice Te Reo Kotahi (OVTRK) Forum which was led by two researchers contracted by CERA Chrys Horn and Sarah Wylie. We focussed around two key questions: ·