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Day 829 - Green talk

Day 829 - Green talk

Friday, 31 May 2013 10:30 p.m. by addingtonaction

Mike got to give a quick talk tonight about Addington Action to the Greens Party annual conference. The conference is being over Queens Birthday weekend at the Horticultural Society hall in Hagley Park, Christchurch with about 200 attending.

Speakers at the session were invited from a range of Christchurch grassroots groups that have arisen in response to the 2010-11 quakes.


Community Facilities Rebuild

Community Facilities Rebuild

Friday, 31 May 2013 10:29 a.m. by MtPleasantCC

Christchurch City Council’s Facilities Rebuild Project team will hold a series of community forums during June and July to help inform residents about progress with the repair and rebuild of Council facilities across the city and BanksPeninsula.

Day 829 - office closed till Wednesday

Day 829 - office closed till Wednesday

Friday, 31 May 2013 10:00 a.m. by addingtonaction

Addington Action office has now closed for a break and will reopen on Wednesday 5 June.

EQC - Update to the Canterbury FAQs page for multi-unit buildings

EQC - Update to the Canterbury FAQs page for multi-unit buildings

Friday, 31 May 2013 7:16 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

EQC have updated their Canterbury FAQs page. The information that has been added is:

AA Insurance progress update

AA Insurance progress update

Thursday, 30 May 2013 9:15 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Canterbury recovery insurance report

Canterbury recovery insurance report

Wednesday, 29 May 2013 8:18 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Consultation on Enduring Power of Attorney

Consultation on Enduring Power of Attorney

Tuesday, 28 May 2013 6:51 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Location: Fern Room, The Atrium, 455 Hagley Avenue Time: June 18 10am – 12 noon Description: The Minister for Senior Citizens is holding a public consultation meeting in Christchurch on the topic of enduring power of attorney. In 2008, the …

Day 825 - Marsden Whitby turns up to help

Day 825 - Marsden Whitby turns up to help

Tuesday, 28 May 2013 3:35 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

 

April 23: Poetica’s Ghost Poems

April 23: Poetica’s Ghost Poems

Monday, 27 May 2013 3:47 p.m. by GapFiller

 

April 23, 2013: Poetica’s Ghost Poems

April 23, 2013: Poetica’s Ghost Poems

Monday, 27 May 2013 3:47 p.m. by GapFiller

Ghost Poems is a series of four poetic murals painted onto walls which will eventually ‘disappear’ as the rebuild continues. The four poems symbolically stand for the four unidentified victims that perished in the 22/2/11 earthquake. The poems will eventually disappear behind buildings as the rebuild takes place. They are a time capsule which could […]

May 27: Pavilion-Sitters United needed please!!

May 27: Pavilion-Sitters United needed please!!

Monday, 27 May 2013 2:24 p.m. by GapFiller

 

When Manchester United played in St Albans

When Manchester United played in St Albans

Sunday, 26 May 2013 1:39 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Few people would know the story of how footballers Bobby Charlton and George Best played a game at English Park in St Albans in 1967. The night New Zealand played Manchester United is recalled in an article in D Scene.

Day 821 - nice donation of laptops

Day 821 - nice donation of laptops

Friday, 24 May 2013 12:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

 

Winning issue-based campaigns

Winning issue-based campaigns

Friday, 24 May 2013 7:17 a.m. by stalbanscommunity



Day 820 - save Phillipstown School

Day 820 - save Phillipstown School

Thursday, 23 May 2013 9:44 a.m. by addingtonaction

Photos posted from Facebook of this mornings protest on Ferry Rd to stop the closure of Phiilipstown School.

Day 819 - messages supporting open letter

Day 819 - messages supporting open letter

Wednesday, 22 May 2013 9:16 p.m. by addingtonaction

Here are copies of messages sent in support of CanCERN open letter to Minister Gerry Brownlee

EQC drilling update

EQC drilling update

Wednesday, 22 May 2013 8:30 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Open letter to Gerry Brownlee

Open letter to Gerry Brownlee

Wednesday, 22 May 2013 6:09 p.m. by CanCERN Popular

Hon. Gerry Brownlee
Minister of Canterbury Earthquake Recovery
22 May 2013



Dear Minister Brownlee
Firstly we would like to thank you for conducting the Campbell Live interview on Monday 20 May regarding the resident’s plight with the Earthquake Commission. Acknowledging their voice is the first step towards resolving issues.

You mentioned in your interview that you had heard the issues but not the solutions. We found this statem ...

Day 819 - Tennyson St

Day 819 - Tennyson St

Wednesday, 22 May 2013 5:30 p.m. by addingtonaction

The CSFVC distribution centre at Sydenham Community Centre has now closed and has been replaced by a new distribution centre with the same members operating out of 3/81 Tennyson St in Sydenham.


3/81 Tennyson St, Sydenham
Co-op inquiries Janet 331-6146
Wednesdays 10.30am - 12 noon
Open to anyone

Community Update 22 May 2013

Community Update 22 May 2013

Wednesday, 22 May 2013 5:00 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

 

Day 819 - shift to Hoon Hay a success

Day 819 - shift to Hoon Hay a success

Wednesday, 22 May 2013 5:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

The first co-op packing at Hoon Hay Presbyterian was a roaring success today and packed 450 orders which is also a record. Lots of people turned up early to help set up the hall and talk over what was to be done. A number of times, the packing was stopped while a problem was discussed and then solved.

While a process plan was worked out on Monday, it took a real live experiment to see if it would work. As a result of today's experience, a lot was learnt by everyone.

Everyone went a ...

Red Zone meetings – urgent message

Red Zone meetings – urgent message

Tuesday, 21 May 2013 7:53 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Labour offers help with Christchurch Central

Labour offers help with Christchurch Central

Monday, 20 May 2013 11:39 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

If there are any issues you would like Labour’s help with in Christchurch Central, please contact Community Liaison: Tony Milne: 021 59 32 59 or email tonyrmilne@gmail.com

Health Benefits of Cycling

Health Benefits of Cycling

Saturday, 18 May 2013 12:17 p.m. by CoastalPathway Popular

 

Day 814 - last pour before it poured

Day 814 - last pour before it poured

Friday, 17 May 2013 5:30 p.m. by addingtonaction

 

CERA Red Zone meetings on Monday and Wednesday

CERA Red Zone meetings on Monday and Wednesday

Friday, 17 May 2013 7:30 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Day 813 - into the cloud

Day 813 - into the cloud

Thursday, 16 May 2013 6:11 p.m. by addingtonaction

 

Community Update 16 May 2013

Community Update 16 May 2013

Thursday, 16 May 2013 1:20 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

Main Road Masterplan Mt Pleasant – Sumner Consultation Master planning for the Main Road corridor between Ferrymead Bridge and Marriner Street, Sumner is about to start. Workshop dates are Tuesday 28 [...]

Criteria for CERA’s Residential Advisory Service

Criteria for CERA’s Residential Advisory Service

Thursday, 16 May 2013 7:45 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Day 811 - Canterbury Social Support Fund $15K

Day 811 - Canterbury Social Support Fund $15K

Tuesday, 14 May 2013 3:24 p.m. by addingtonaction

 

Day 811 - co-op buy for tomorrow

Day 811 - co-op buy for tomorrow

Tuesday, 14 May 2013 12:51 p.m. by addingtonaction

 

Community development centre in Walker Street

Community development centre in Walker Street

Tuesday, 14 May 2013 1:00 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

A community development centre planned for 24 Walker Street in the inner city will provide resources to encourage citizen-led developments in Christchurch.

Film Showing: Switch

Film Showing: Switch

Tuesday, 14 May 2013 12:53 a.m. by stalbanscommunity




Energy Awareness Weekend

Energy Awareness Weekend

Tuesday, 14 May 2013 12:48 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

Post budget breakfast

Post budget breakfast

Tuesday, 14 May 2013 12:45 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular




We’re all right, aren’t we?

We’re all right, aren’t we?

Tuesday, 14 May 2013 12:41 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

Day 810 - last bit of path completed

Day 810 - last bit of path completed

Monday, 13 May 2013 7:09 p.m. by addingtonaction

Today the last bit of concrete path required at 124 Garlands Rd was poured. There is still a small bit left to do under the water tap for filling pots etc. Hope to get that done this Friday.

CCPG submitted to CCC on three-year plan 13 May 2013

CCPG submitted to CCC on three-year plan 13 May 2013

Monday, 13 May 2013 2:51 p.m. by CoastalPathway

  Submission from the Christchurch Coastal Pathway group on the three year plan BACKGROUND CCPG is seeking the design and construction of a 6.5km Coastal Pathway from Ferrymead to Sumner, and ultimately onwards into Christchurch City as a major earthquake …

Day 810 - Council booboo

Day 810 - Council booboo

Monday, 13 May 2013 12:39 p.m. by addingtonaction

The letter received from the council last week containing the PIM for 124 Garlands Rd was a booboo.

Unnatural Disasters, Natural Solutions

Unnatural Disasters, Natural Solutions

Monday, 13 May 2013 10:17 a.m. by QuakeOutcasts

Day 809 - it wasnt Phineas

Day 809 - it wasn't Phineas

Sunday, 12 May 2013 12:23 p.m. by addingtonaction

 

Arc in the Park

Arc in the Park

Sunday, 12 May 2013 11:40 a.m. by FutureChChDesign Popular

 

Christchurch’s first phone call

Christchurch’s first phone call

Saturday, 11 May 2013 9:01 p.m. by LostChristchurch

In 1877, the world was abuzz with the news of Professor Bell’s invention – the telephone. The Steinway Hall,  in New York, was packed to capacity on the 2nd of April, 1877 with the first exhibition in a series in that city of ‘that marvellous discovery’ the telephone. Speculation was rife that it would supplant the regular telegraph system. Reports scoffed at the ‘unsophisticated’ people who were excited with the prospect of ‘having a private telephone, ...

Day 808 - just a little pour

Day 808 - just a little pour

Saturday, 11 May 2013 5:13 p.m. by addingtonaction

Todays working bee was short of bees so just a little bit got done at the Garlands Rd site. One section of concrete path poured and just one left to go next week.

Day 807 - Addington Action

Day 807 - Addington Action

Friday, 10 May 2013 10:36 p.m. by addingtonaction

 

Forum: ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION

Forum: ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION

Friday, 10 May 2013 3:26 p.m. by AnxietySupport

Wednesday 5th June 2013 with Dr. Chris Ansley While depression is often considered a low energy state and anxiety is considered a high energy state, anxiety and depression are more related than people think. Depression and anxiety can impact individuals of any age, and people with depression frequently also suffer from anxiety. Dr Chris Ansley ...

Topic: CONFIDENCE and SELF ESTEEM

Topic: CONFIDENCE and SELF ESTEEM

Friday, 10 May 2013 12:34 p.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

Tuesday May 21st 2013: – Sue Murray, Catholic Social Services There is often a strong correlation between anxiety, low self-esteem and low confidence. This heady combination can make it challenging for people to restore themselves to health and wellbeing. So, where do you begin to break the cycle? Is it practical to work at reducing...

A southern man

A southern man

Friday, 10 May 2013 8:00 a.m. by ArchitectureNow

Barnaby Bennett is a well-respected, Christchurch-based architectural designer, PHD student and writer, and the co-founder of , a small cooperative publishing company focusing on issues relating to post-quake Christchurch, design, politics and art.

A perfect storm

A perfect storm

Friday, 10 May 2013 8:00 a.m. by ArchitectureNow Featured Popular