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Community Update 6 February

Community Update 6 February

Friday, 8 February 2013 11:01 a.m. by MtPleasantCC

 

Bolted strength

Bolted strength

Friday, 8 February 2013 8:00 a.m. by ArchitectureNow Popular

CERA and MBIE website for TC3

CERA and MBIE website for TC3

Friday, 8 February 2013 6:15 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

CERA and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment have put together a website for those on TC3 land awaiting a repair or a rebuild. 

Earthquake support for whanau

Earthquake support for whanau

Friday, 8 February 2013 1:14 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

Fire and water messages from city council

Fire and water messages from city council

Friday, 8 February 2013 12:45 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

Be careful not to start fires accidentally and don’t waste water on the gardens are two messages being promoted by Christchurch City Council this summer Canterbury’s warm dry weather has contributed to a high fire risk, so Christchurch City Council …

Delayed census to be held on March 5

Delayed census to be held on March 5

Friday, 8 February 2013 12:22 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

Innes Road and Cranford Street repair works

Innes Road and Cranford Street repair works

Thursday, 7 February 2013 8:38 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Repairs begin on damaged wastewater pipes under Innes Road and Cranford Street on February 9 and will continue intermittently till late June. The good news is that traffic will not have to divert around neighbouring streets but there will be …

Cycle route through St Albans

Cycle route through St Albans

Thursday, 7 February 2013 8:13 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

One of the planned cycle routes which radiate out from the city centre like spokes in a wheel, runs right through the heart of St Albans. However, it is uncertain whether this will be one of the ones chosen to …

Day 714 - Dug the truck back on the road

Day 714 - Dug the truck back on the road

Thursday, 7 February 2013 7:25 p.m. by addingtonaction

Dug the truck has come back from the mechanic (Diesel Dr) this afternoon. Christchurch roads and pulling heavy loads was overheating the transmission and the tow bar was hitting the ground when going up kerbs. Common problems for builder's 4WD work vehicles.

The solution was putting a radiator on the automatic transmission to cool the oil, and big heavy coil springs on the rear axle. The truck and smaller trailer also got the WOF renewed.

All ready for another 6 months work fixing ...

Demolition of No. 57

Demolition of No. 57

Thursday, 7 February 2013 6:30 a.m. by avonsidechch

57 Cowlishaw Street has been demolished. Alan Cooke’s photographs give a wonderful bird’s eye view of the process. 

Ethel Bradley and the Cashel Street Mystery

Ethel Bradley and the Cashel Street Mystery

Wednesday, 6 February 2013 10:45 p.m. by LostChristchurch

Part One: Love, Lies and Lost Lives.
Peering into the mirror, Ethel May Bradley places on her head the large black hat that her sister-in-law, Clara has trimmed for her with ribbon. Reflected back is a neat figure dressed in a dark blue serge outfit trimmed with black braid, worn over a white blouse. Pinned to her corsage is a jet brooch and a mourning brooch, which, when paired with the black crepe on her arm, signals a recent and close bereavement. Black shoes fit over her stockinged fe ...

Southern Response updates

Southern Response updates

Wednesday, 6 February 2013 7:32 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Farmer’s Market News

Farmer’s Market News

Tuesday, 5 February 2013 5:49 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

Coming soon.

Insurance based Resilience Roundtable in Australia

Insurance based Resilience Roundtable in Australia

Tuesday, 5 February 2013 6:30 a.m. by avonsidechch

 

St Albans may get action group

St Albans may get action group

Tuesday, 5 February 2013 2:47 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

Review of the Australian General Insurance Code of Practice

Review of the Australian General Insurance Code of Practice

Monday, 4 February 2013 10:03 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

New website aimed at TC3 rebuilders

New website aimed at TC3 rebuilders

Monday, 4 February 2013 6:50 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

CERA (and a Government Department with a long name) launched a new website at www.canterburyresidentialrebuild.govt.nz on Monday, February 4, aimed at helping property owners, particularly those in Technical Category 3, navigate the repair/rebuild process. The content is a bit thin …

Free counselling for women

Free counselling for women

Monday, 4 February 2013 6:21 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

The Women’s centre in Colombo Street is offering free counselling with qualified counsellors and counsellors who are training. Up to 20 hours of counselling is possible but spaces are limited. Phone 371 7414 or email Michele Lilly

Mixed Use Competition

Mixed Use Competition

Sunday, 3 February 2013 8:27 p.m. by FutureChChDesign Popular

Peterborough Village / Pita Kāik 

Day 710 - stage 1 Garlands Rd completed

Day 710 - stage 1 Garlands Rd completed

Sunday, 3 February 2013 3:27 p.m. by addingtonaction

Stage 1 of the establishment of a base at 124 Garlands Rd was completed today. The gates have been painted and close properly. The gate counterweight has been finished and lots of little jobs tidied up.

Planned coastal pathway would cost $26m

Planned coastal pathway would cost $26m

Saturday, 2 February 2013 9:00 a.m. by CoastalPathway

 

Southern Response - additional customer meeting

Southern Response - additional customer meeting

Saturday, 2 February 2013 6:42 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Southern response recently advertised a customer meeting for the evening of Tuesday the 12th of February. An additional meeting will now be held from 2.30-4.30pm on the same day. 

Exciting times for ArtBox ahead

Exciting times for ArtBox ahead

Saturday, 2 February 2013 4:49 a.m. by ArtBox

How rewarding to be part of a project that generates such enthusiasm! We had a wonderful response to our meeting on Monday [...]

Map showing St Albans boundaries

Map showing St Albans boundaries

Saturday, 2 February 2013 12:12 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

This map shows the original St Albans boundaries extending into what is now Merivale and the delivery area for the St Albans News. If you live outside the boundaries copies can be picked up in places like Edgeware Village Mall …

UNICEF seeks youth as ambassadors

UNICEF seeks youth as ambassadors

Friday, 1 February 2013 11:57 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

UNICEF New Zealand is looking for young people who are passionate about global issues, children’s rights and making a difference to become Youth Ambassadors for 2013 – 2014. “We are looking for three people, aged 16 – 18, who are …

Packe St Park newsletter 25

Packe St Park newsletter 25

Friday, 1 February 2013 9:40 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

The 25th newsletter of the Friends of Packe Street Park and community garden is being distributed. A copy of most of it appears on the next page. “I’ve lived in New Zealand since 1973 and still find it strange to start the New Year half way through the summer and already into jelly-making,” (Ed). People [...]

Church windows on Trade Me

Church windows on Trade Me

Friday, 1 February 2013 8:17 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Stained glass windows made in the 1930s for the church in Edgeware Road are up for sale on Trade Me with a total asking price of nearly $100,000. The windows were made in 1937 by Bradley Brothers for the Wesleyan Church, later the Egyptian Coptic Church. The Church was demolished after the September 4 2010 [...]

Hot daze at the Pallet Pavilion

Hot daze at the Pallet Pavilion

Friday, 1 February 2013 5:59 p.m. by GapFiller

The Buskers festival was fantastic to have in the Pavilion from Jan 18 – 26. We hosted Keith Preene (Shay Horay) and his GOLDEN GOOSE BINGO every night. It was a hoot and fantastic to see the space full with 160+ happy folks inside. It was a chance for a lot more people to see [...]

An Accessible City

An Accessible City

Friday, 1 February 2013 5:02 p.m. by peterboroughvillage

Worried About Anxiety? Don’t Be; It’s Often Good For You!

Worried About Anxiety? Don’t Be; It’s Often Good For You!

Friday, 1 February 2013 3:47 p.m. by AnxietySupport

It’s the night before the morning of the BIG presentation and you are wide-awake. You know the material in your talk cold –shoot, you developed the model, you should— but that matters not a wit— Falling asleep is impossible. You won’t take a “sleep drug” since it could leave you drowsy, so you toss-and-turn fantasizing...

Day 708 - etched gates

Day 708 - etched gates

Thursday, 31 January 2013 8:48 p.m. by addingtonaction

The Garlands Rd gates took 4 hours to paint with etch primer. This goes on non rusty galvanised metal. It was very hot and a bit fumey. 1st of the epoxy top coats go on tomorrow afternoon.

An earthquake and its effect on children

An earthquake and its effect on children

Thursday, 31 January 2013 7:20 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Gap Filler goes LALA

Gap Filler goes LALA

Wednesday, 30 January 2013 9:22 p.m. by GapFiller

Jan 30: Gap Filler goes LALA

Jan 30: Gap Filler goes LALA

Wednesday, 30 January 2013 9:22 p.m. by GapFiller

Great article written by Jason Maling for LALA (Melbourne, Australia). About … LALA was launched in 2009 by Martyn Coutts with an aim to gather together artists throughout Australia working across the many practices that sit outside of traditional artform definitions. Read article here

Day 707 - gates primed

Day 707 - gates primed

Wednesday, 30 January 2013 7:43 p.m. by addingtonaction

Todays main job was sanding, rust killing and metal priming 2 heavy hung galvanised gates at 124 Garlands Rd. AP20 was laid for the next section of concrete path. A bank was dug out to be ready for planting in Autumn with tough Canterbury native plants. Then a trip to the dump to get rid of accumulated non recyclable waste.

The Art of Living Foundation FREE De-Stress Course

The Art of Living Foundation FREE De-Stress Course

Wednesday, 30 January 2013 3:18 p.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

 

Rebuilders’ village set for Orion site

Rebuilders’ village set for Orion site

Wednesday, 30 January 2013 12:37 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Rewiring St Albans

Rewiring St Albans

Tuesday, 29 January 2013 11:38 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

Quake Outcasts on the Government offer to uninsured red Zoners

Quake Outcasts on the Government offer to uninsured red Zoners

Tuesday, 29 January 2013 10:09 p.m. by avonsidechch

Quake Outcasts is a residents' group formed to advocate and protect the rights of red zoned home owners in the aftermath of the Canterbury earthquakes. In the wake of the media showing the Government had ignored CERA’s pay-out recommendations for those who were uninsured in the residential Red Zones they have released a statement of their views (here). .

Day 706 - triming mad tack

Day 706 - triming mad tack

Tuesday, 29 January 2013 8:15 p.m. by addingtonaction

The day was spent at Garlands Rd, doing lots of finishing off. Painting, putting up corrugated iron, removing steel fence posts that were left in place from the old Rapaki Scout Den. Forming the new access road with base course for heavy truck use. And a bit of landscaping.

The job tomorrow is to paint the gates gloss black, then the gates will be locked and that will be it till work starts on the new pole barn in March.

Funding available for youth pursuits

Funding available for youth pursuits

Monday, 28 January 2013 10:58 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

Day 705 - more sheep rails

Day 705 - more sheep rails

Monday, 28 January 2013 8:06 p.m. by addingtonaction

Another set of sheep rails went in at 124 Garlands Rd for Addington Action's new depot. Painted up gloss black like the previous ones. Bollards got the same treatment.

Looks good and solid as.

Holy Trinity Community Funday - Sunday 10th February

Holy Trinity Community Funday - Sunday 10th February

Monday, 28 January 2013 6:15 a.m. by avonsidechch

 

EQC: Settling land damage claims - a progress update

EQC: Settling land damage claims - a progress update

Saturday, 26 January 2013 8:47 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Day 703 - egg cartons needed

Day 703 - egg cartons needed

Saturday, 26 January 2013 6:30 p.m. by addingtonaction

Addington Action needs hundreds of egg cartons in usable condition for the fruit & veggie co-op. Could members and supporters put the word around and start collecting them.

A drop off address will be listed soon.

Auckland gobbles Edgeware Village plan

Auckland gobbles Edgeware Village plan

Saturday, 26 January 2013 1:47 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

Set Facebook to catch a thief

Set Facebook to catch a thief

Saturday, 26 January 2013 12:43 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

EQC removing further rights to information

EQC removing further rights to information

Friday, 25 January 2013 9:17 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Day 702 - sheep rails

Day 702 - sheep rails

Friday, 25 January 2013 8:44 p.m. by addingtonaction

Southern Response Customer Meeting

Southern Response Customer Meeting

Friday, 25 January 2013 7:56 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

Calling multicultural artists

Calling multicultural artists

Friday, 25 January 2013 7:45 p.m. by stalbanscommunity


Open Day at Rehua Marae

Open Day at Rehua Marae

Friday, 25 January 2013 7:25 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular



Edgeware Road edging out traffic

Edgeware Road edging out traffic

Friday, 25 January 2013 7:13 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

Capturing Christchurch photo competition

Capturing Christchurch photo competition

Friday, 25 January 2013 7:04 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Skylight

Skylight

Friday, 25 January 2013 3:39 p.m. by AnxietySupport

Skylight offer a wide range of services to support those facing tough times of change, loss, trauma and grief – whatever the cause, and whatever their age. 

Art of Living Course

Art of Living Course

Friday, 25 January 2013 1:20 p.m. by AnxietySupport