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Help raise funds for the St Albans Pool

Help raise funds for the St Albans Pool

Thursday, 26 April 2018 8:00 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Put those neurons and magpie collection of knowledge to good use and form (or join) a team at Bailies on Monday.

Jasmaxs CTV memorial completed

Jasmax's CTV memorial completed

Thursday, 5 April 2018 1:03 p.m. by ArchitectureNow

The collapse of the CTV building in Christchurch during the 2011 earthquake resulted in the loss of 115 lives and many more injuries. The site, on the corner of Cashel and Madras streets, remains one of the most poignant reminders of the event for local residents.

Get the latest news from St Albans

Get the latest news from St Albans

Saturday, 24 March 2018 10:10 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

It’s nearly five years since the Edgeware Village Master Plan for the recovery of St Albans was agreed on but nothing much has happened to implement that. Then out of the blue the city council decides that preventing northbound traffic …

OVTRK Update March 2018

OVTRK Update March 2018

Monday, 5 March 2018 9:24 a.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi

Welcome to March 2018 – where have January and February gone?! Since the last update we have continued to focus on promoting recognition and respect of the broad range of Third Sector Organisations (TSOs) in the development of strategy and policy for Greater Christchurch. We have continued to collate resources on Valuing TSOs which highlight activities that rely on generosity as well as

Get the sizzling hot summer edition of St Albans News

Get the sizzling hot summer edition of St Albans News

Friday, 26 January 2018 10:04 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

The February/March issue of St Albans News has a botanical theme to it. We mark the passing of a well-known and loved local identity Bill Sykes, one of the people behind Packe St Park’s foundation and the centre pages are …

Antony Wright’s eulogy for Bill Sykes

Antony Wright’s eulogy for Bill Sykes

Monday, 22 January 2018 4:20 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

(Delivered at Botany Bill’s funeral in Christchurch on January 9, 2018)    Bill’s botanical roots started very early. He was born in the County of Suffolk in East Anglia and grew up in the village of Wyverstone. We have his …

OVTRK Update December 2017

OVTRK Update December 2017

Saturday, 2 December 2017 3:13 p.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi Popular

HAPPY HOLYDAYS everyone! Following the election the OVTRK Organising Group and the Greater Christchurch Partnership (GCP) committee have now finalised our Working Agreement. This is part of the OVTRK commitment to creating meaningful communication conduits for Third Sector voices so that they shall be heard in deliberations on Strategy and Policy in Greater Christchurch. The recent

Christmas at Edgeware – Saturday 2nd December from 10am

Christmas at Edgeware – Saturday 2nd December from 10am

Thursday, 30 November 2017 10:41 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Participating in bike event pays off for family

Participating in bike event pays off for family

Sunday, 26 November 2017 10:05 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Visiting all the participating businesses on the Biketoker Passport paid off for one family, with Mum winning a Bailies Voucher and her son winning a Tannery Voucher, which he graciously shared with his sister. Marie Hudson pictured here receiving her …

Everyone Welcome

Everyone Welcome

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 11:55 p.m. by peterboroughvillage Popular

Len Lye Biography – PDF Link  

AyoAyo!

AyoAyo!

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 2:51 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

Rehuā marae hosting Carols at the Pā

Rehuā marae hosting Carols at the Pā

Monday, 13 November 2017 1:56 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Rehua marae is hosting carols at the pā again this year on December 1, from 5-8pm at 79 Springfield Rd. Take a picnic, a blanket, the whanau and enjoy. It’s one of the highlights of the year in St Albans.

Christmas issue of St Albans News now online

Christmas issue of St Albans News now online

Monday, 13 November 2017 12:50 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

In the Christmas issue of St Albans News, we reveal that the supermarket is about to change its livery – from Supervalue to Fresh Choice and the city council is plotting some new rules about street parking. All this and …

Art & Craft Market count down to Christmas

Art & Craft Market count down to Christmas

Friday, 3 November 2017 12:45 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

Mt Pleasant Art & Craft Market holds the second of it “Count Down to Christmas” market series on Saturday November 11 9.30am – 12.30pm. Sited in the stunning new Mt Pleasant Centre at 3 McCormacks Bay Road, you will find high quality, hand crafted items for purchase including jewellery, prints, greeting cards, wooden products, pottery,...

Mt Pleasant Art & Craft Market – 11 Nov 2017

Mt Pleasant Art & Craft Market – 11 Nov 2017

Monday, 30 October 2017 10:39 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

Mt Pleasant Art & Craft market holds the second of its “Count-down to Christmas” market series on Saturday 11th November from 9.30am – 12.30pm. Sited in the stunning new Mt Pleasant Centre at 3 McCormacks Bay Road, you will find high quality, hand crafted items for purchase including jewellery, prints, greeting cards, wooden products, pottery,...

Papanui Innes community board news

Papanui Innes community board news

Thursday, 26 October 2017 8:57 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

The Papanui Innes community board is now publishing its own monthly online newsletter. You can read the latest issue here.

Welcome to Lilllydale

Welcome to Lilllydale

Friday, 20 October 2017 1:27 p.m. by GapFiller

Mt Pleasant Residents Community Planning Meeting – 9 Oct 17

Mt Pleasant Residents Community Planning Meeting – 9 Oct 17

Friday, 20 October 2017 11:51 a.m. by MtPleasantCC

View PowerPoint presentation updated with notes from members of the residents association held on 9 October 2017 at the Mt Pleasant Centre here.  Residents Assn. Community planning Oct 2017final  

e-news 19 Oct 17

e-news 19 Oct 17

Thursday, 19 October 2017 1:51 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

Warm greetings to you, reader of our Community ENews. Pulling this ENews together for the first time is your ‘sort of new’ community co ordinator, me, Jules. Many thanks to the team for looking after this ENews whilst I have been navigating myself around my new role.   ‘Where People Matter Most’………………. Where people matter most...

E-news 29 Sept 2017

E-news 29 Sept 2017

Thursday, 19 October 2017 11:18 a.m. by MtPleasantCC

View in your browser Well it’s the end of Term 3 already, Spring is in the air and with the start of daylight savings comes thoughts of BBQ’s and long summer nights.  Relax and take some time to read about what’s going on, in and around your community. Mt Pleasant Memorial Community Centre & Residents Assn....

St Albans News October/November issue now out

St Albans News October/November issue now out

Monday, 2 October 2017 8:53 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

It looks like Duncan Webb has taken the Christchurch Central seat (of which St Albans is a large part) but the party vote at the preliminary count was close. We can only wait patiently while the parties negotiate to decide …

Gap Filler with Christchurch International Airport

Gap Filler with Christchurch International Airport

Wednesday, 27 September 2017 10:07 a.m. by GapFiller Popular

Ping Pongs goes to Christchurch International Airport!

Ping Pongs goes to Christchurch International Airport!

Wednesday, 27 September 2017 10:07 a.m. by GapFiller

Ping Pong tables travel to Christchurch International Airport!

Ping Pong tables travel to Christchurch International Airport!

Wednesday, 27 September 2017 10:07 a.m. by GapFiller Popular

Meet our interns!

Meet our interns!

Monday, 25 September 2017 10:54 a.m. by GapFiller Popular

Election stats

Election stats

Tuesday, 19 September 2017 2:03 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

According to statistics on the elections.org.nz website an estimated 79.32 per cent of voters in the Christchurch Central electorate that encompasses St Albans, have registered to vote as at September 17. The percentage is an estimate as the population figures …

Handful of places offer early voting

Handful of places offer early voting

Tuesday, 19 September 2017 12:26 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

Few places have been authorised to offer advanced voting and none of them is in St Albans. The closest place to vote early in the Christchurch Central electorate is at the Central Library in Peterborough St, which you can do …

Community board opposes funding reduction

Community board opposes funding reduction

Monday, 18 September 2017 1:40 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

The Papanui-Innes community board is contesting the reduced amount it is receiving in Christchurch City Council funding to allocate for spending in the community. And they have written to the mayor about the reduction to voice their concerns. The 2017/18 …

Cycling features at St Albans Residents AGM

Cycling features at St Albans Residents AGM

Thursday, 7 September 2017 9:27 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

SARA’s AGM on September 10 will feature Robert Fleming, a member of SPOKES who will talk about cycleways (Papanui Parallel in particular), recreational cycling v cycling for transport and the work that SPOKES does to promote cycling. AGM starts at …

OVTRK Update August 2017

OVTRK Update August 2017

Wednesday, 30 August 2017 2:43 p.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi Popular

To keep you in the loop at this (nearly) Spring, busy time in the lead up to the election the OVTRK Organising Group has been following up from the: Report from 2017 FORUM on June 29 Celebrating Matariki and the Voices of the Third Sector and making connections for us and our children after us We have updated the

Special election issue of St Albans News

Special election issue of St Albans News

Saturday, 26 August 2017 9:46 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Young people could be the deciding factor in the 2017 election, if they bother to vote. That’s the intro to the Special Election Issue. Find out who have signalled plans to stand as candidates in the Christchurch Central electorate or …

The future of Cathedral Square?

The future of Cathedral Square?

Monday, 14 August 2017 10:51 a.m. by ArchitectureNow Popular

Regenerate Christchurch has recently released a draft plan outlining the potential future shape of Cathedral Square. Changing the Square from one large space into three greened interconnected places, each with their own purpose and character, is one of the draft concept’s key ideas.

Get the scoop in St Albans News for August/September 2017

Get the scoop in St Albans News for August/September 2017

Tuesday, 1 August 2017 10:33 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Edgeware is getting a new cafe and bakery. It’s called the Edge and you can find it in the old Mitre 10 building sometime in Spring, right next to the Supervalue supermarket. The new cycleway may not be finished but …

Report from 2017 FORUM on June 29

Report from 2017 FORUM on June 29

Monday, 10 July 2017 3:37 p.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi Popular

Celebrating Matariki and the Voices of the Third Sector and making connections for us and our children after us

Space Raiders

Space Raiders

Thursday, 22 June 2017 2:51 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

New game for Super Street Arcade – SPACE RAIDERS!

New game for Super Street Arcade – SPACE RAIDERS!

Thursday, 22 June 2017 2:51 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

OPEN CITY – COMING SOON!

OPEN CITY – COMING SOON!

Thursday, 1 June 2017 1:35 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

OPEN CITY – now live!

OPEN CITY – now live!

Thursday, 1 June 2017 1:35 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

St Albans News – now available to read

St Albans News – now available to read

Thursday, 1 June 2017 10:12 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

The transitional community centre is soon to transition to a park in Shirley but what will happen to community groups using the community centre in the meantime while the new centre is being built. The residents association (SARA) and the …

St Albans News June/July edition – now available to read

St Albans News June/July edition – now available to read

Thursday, 1 June 2017 10:12 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

The transitional community centre is soon to transition to a park in Shirley but what will happen to community groups using the community centre in the meantime while the new centre is being built. The residents association (SARA) and the …

Thursday, 25 May 2017 3:28 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

Gap Filler’s Super Street Arcade >>> JUMP STRAIGHT TO HIGH SCORES Gap Filler presents… Super Street Arcade – the world’s first giant, outdoor arcade game system. Get active as you move the giant joystick and jump on the over-sized buttons to play one of the unique classic-style retro games. Minimum two players required. Make a […]

What would help your group or organisation?

What would help your group or organisation?

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 9:55 p.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi Popular

Keeping a non-profit or third sector organisation ticking over and carrying out its mahi can be a challenge. We've all got ideas of what might help. Perhaps you'd like to see funders and/or central and local government: Think about sector capacity and find ways to communicate this. Give full consideration to concerns regarding under-resourcing of the sector relative to the demands made of it

It takes a disaster for property purchasers to take notice of land hazard risk, study finds

It takes a disaster for property purchasers to take notice of land hazard risk, study finds

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 8:59 a.m. by ArchitectureNow Popular

Property purchasers may be under-informed about the exposure of a property to damage by a natural disaster, according to researchers from RMIT University. 

A new study that looked at house prices in Christchurch before and after the 2011 earthquake suggested that it takes a highly destructive event for disaster risk to be accounted for in house prices.

Open City

Open City

Thursday, 11 May 2017 10:04 a.m. by GapFiller Popular

Auckland has its very own Dance-O-Mat!

Auckland has its very own Dance-O-Mat!

Wednesday, 3 May 2017 3:51 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

OVTRK Update April/May 2017

OVTRK Update April/May 2017

Thursday, 27 April 2017 11:08 a.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi Popular

Who is who on the Organising Group (April 2017) 

Dynamic geometry: Chapel Street Centre

Dynamic geometry: Chapel Street Centre

Tuesday, 25 April 2017 6:00 a.m. by ArchitectureNow Popular

One of the challenges for architects – working within the constrained budgets that post-quake Christchurch frequently presents – is to create safe, functional buildings that also include some architecture. Where do you prioritise modest finances to achieve an enlightened architectural solution?

TEAM BATTLE for the GOLDEN CONE

TEAM BATTLE for the GOLDEN CONE

Monday, 24 April 2017 4:08 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

DIVERSCITY PEOPLE – meet Rich from SplitNZ

DIVERSCITY PEOPLE – meet Rich from SplitNZ

Tuesday, 11 April 2017 9:47 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

Meet Richard Harcourt from SplitN2 Who are you and what do you do? Long story but in a nutshell I love tech stuff and making stuff in my mancave. My small business www.splitn2.com is growing into CNC services and sales and hence I was keen to test myself on this project. What was your involvement in the […]

Gap Filler Ping Pong tables for sale post project

Gap Filler Ping Pong tables for sale post project

Friday, 7 April 2017 2:25 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

Rivers, mountains and plains: Christchurch Convention Centre

Rivers, mountains and plains: Christchurch Convention Centre

Wednesday, 5 April 2017 1:59 p.m. by ArchitectureNow Popular

Ōtākaro Limited has today released preliminary design images of the Christchurch Convention Centre. Architects  has worked on the design with .

St Albans News April/May 2017

St Albans News April/May 2017

Tuesday, 28 March 2017 11:44 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Want to know what issues concern St Albans: the cycleway, what is happening downstream from the northern arterial (i.e.: Cranford St and Sherborne St), the community centre rebuild, and Abberley Park to name but four. These are ongoing stories. But …

JOIN US! TWO VACANCIES (TEAM AND BOARD)

JOIN US! TWO VACANCIES (TEAM AND BOARD)

Friday, 24 March 2017 11:26 a.m. by GapFiller Popular

Gap Filler has some gaps to fill. We’re hiring a Project Developer to join the team and we also have a space on our trust board for a new trustee.   Project Developer (paid, full-time) We have some big stuff on the horizon this year in the city. So this Project Developer role will see […]

Expired: JOIN US! TWO VACANCIES (TEAM AND BOARD)

Expired: JOIN US! TWO VACANCIES (TEAM AND BOARD)

Friday, 24 March 2017 11:26 a.m. by GapFiller

DIVERSCITY PEOPLE – meet Jaime from C Lund

DIVERSCITY PEOPLE – meet Jaime from C Lund

Thursday, 23 March 2017 1:47 p.m. by GapFiller Popular