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Mar 19: Full Moon / Equinox party at the Dance-O-Mat 27th March!

Mar 19: Full Moon / Equinox party at the Dance-O-Mat 27th March!

Tuesday, 19 March 2013 10:10 p.m. by GapFiller

Join us Wednesday 27th March 2013 6-8pm … bring along your favourite crowd-pleaser tracks or email kiwinic@gmail.com!!

Median house price in St Albans tops $400,000

Median house price in St Albans tops $400,000

Tuesday, 19 March 2013 7:33 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

The median house price in St Albans rose 26 per cent in the year ending February 2013 passing the $400,000 mark. Houses are selling well -more than 250 changed hands in one year – and selling faster (three and a …

Day 754 - 60 students

Day 754 - 60 students

Tuesday, 19 March 2013 7:06 p.m. by addingtonaction

Today 3 shifts of students turned up at 124 Garlands Rd to lend a hand. They were studing at Canterbury Universities 101 Earthquake course. 60 in all. Lots of them came from USA.

They dug a trench for services to go in for the new building. They also dug a trench for the stormwater drainage culvert to be cast into.

Also dug out where the outdoor undercover bit will go.

3 cubic meters of AP20 was then laid and compacted with a plate compactor.

The escavated loose soil ...

Growth in the Market

Growth in the Market

Tuesday, 19 March 2013 11:57 a.m. by MtPleasantCC

Mount Pleasant Farmers Market continues to expand and grow as we move into autumn. Open every Saturday from 9.30 to 12.30 the local nature and community spirit of the market [...]

Southern Response - follow up to customer meetings

Southern Response - follow up to customer meetings

Saturday, 16 March 2013 7:15 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Southern Response have published a partial follow up to the customer meetings held last month. Follow up information has been posted here on the following topics: When will my home be built? Can you be more flexible with the temporary accommodation allowance? The build contract and MOU are in your (Southern Response’s) your favour. What is covered by EQC land settlement payments and what

The Anxious Times - newsletter of Anxiety Support

The Anxious Times - newsletter of Anxiety Support

Saturday, 16 March 2013 6:15 a.m. by avonsidechch

The previous blog entry introduced Anxiety Support. One of the significant services they provide is a quarterly support newsletter The Anxious Times that can be read on-line or downloaded for reading later ( or printing out). Copies of the newsletters are available here. The newsletters published to date are: Autumn 2013 Prescription changes, Adult Separation Anxiety Disorder, Cluttering Vs

Earthship house made from rubbish

Earthship house made from rubbish

Saturday, 16 March 2013 3:19 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Christchurch’s first ‘Earthship’ will be revealed at a public open day at Tussock Hill Vineyard from 10am to 1pm on March 16. American architect, Michael Reynolds, creator of the global earthship phenomenon and the subject of the award winning documentary …

Community Garden City

Community Garden City

Saturday, 16 March 2013 12:57 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

The growing community garden movement in Christchurch could take a lead in recreating Christchurch as a “community garden city.” The Avon River Park, the red-zoned lands, the damaged sports fields and the “green frame” all have rich food-growing opportunities to …

Coffee and jam inspires awesome ideas for Christchurch

Coffee and jam inspires awesome ideas for Christchurch

Saturday, 16 March 2013 12:27 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

If you’ve got a brilliant idea and you want to make it happen head along to The Ministry of Awesome’s Coffee and Jam sessions at the Epic Hub (opposite the new C1 cafe) on Tuesday lunchtimes. You’ll get feedback, meet …

Handling repairs with Fletchers

Handling repairs with Fletchers

Friday, 15 March 2013 11:59 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

A former Fletchers employee is giving out advice on how to handle repairs on a blog set up to provide Christchurch residents with an inside view on earthquake information. If you disagree with the decision of one assessor, ask for …

CCPG will have a promotional stall at the Sumner Street Party on Sunday 17 March

CCPG will have a promotional stall at the Sumner Street Party on Sunday 17 March

Friday, 15 March 2013 8:14 p.m. by CoastalPathway Popular

Sunday 17th March, 11am to 6pm.  Sumner Village (centred at the ).

Follow Our Blog!

Follow Our Blog!

Friday, 15 March 2013 11:38 a.m. by AnxietySupport

Click here to read theAnxiety Support Blog!

Could you be the new Coordinator?

Could you be the new Coordinator?

Friday, 15 March 2013 9:06 a.m. by greeningtherubble Popular

Rhys Taylor is moving southwards to Geraldine in  a few months’ time, so the Trust has a contract vacancy :

Southern Response and land remediation

Southern Response and land remediation

Friday, 15 March 2013 6:25 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Day 749 - job vacancy at Community Gardens

Day 749 - job vacancy at Community Gardens

Thursday, 14 March 2013 7:30 p.m. by addingtonaction


Community gardens Spreydon requires a temporary minute taker for board meetings. Approx 4 hrs work a month. Must have good English/typing skills and access to internet. $15 per hr. Please email applications to: by March 29th.

Engineers design sustainable 21st century homes

Engineers design sustainable 21st century homes

Thursday, 14 March 2013 4:04 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

A group of Christchurch engineers and planners have come up with an innovative plan for 21st century housing in Christchurch that could house up to 15,000 people in a walkable urban centre within five years. The plan differs from those …

Website & petition for Red Zoners with uninsured land

Website & petition for Red Zoners with uninsured land

Thursday, 14 March 2013 8:19 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Red zone land damage assessments in 2014

Red zone land damage assessments in 2014

Thursday, 14 March 2013 12:19 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular




CanCERN Wellbeing Meeting

CanCERN Wellbeing Meeting

Wednesday, 13 March 2013 11:30 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Location: Wainoni Methodist ChurchTime: 6-8pm March 19Link out: Click hereDescription: Workshops, conversations and Q and A on the topic of wellbeing for the citizens of Christchurch as we head into the third year after the earthquakes. Check out the programme …

Nine categories of land damage covered by EQC

Nine categories of land damage covered by EQC

Wednesday, 13 March 2013 11:19 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

There are nine categories of land damage. 

Day 748 - Food subcommittee starts up again

Day 748 - Food subcommittee starts up again

Wednesday, 13 March 2013 7:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

After a gap of 5 months Addington Action's food committee has started meeting again.

The committee was originally set up to make sure a number of projects were successfuly carried out
The inactivity of this working committee was caused by internal "growing pains" type issues in Addington Action in the last 4 months of 2012 which have now been sorted out.

Tonights initial meeting worked on solving a range of challenges to do with recycling the growing amount of waste material and ...

Day 748 - CPIT students to join co-op

Day 748 - CPIT students to join co-op

Wednesday, 13 March 2013 6:30 p.m. by addingtonaction

 

Renting out EQ damaged houses

Renting out EQ damaged houses

Wednesday, 13 March 2013 5:13 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has produced two new information sheets to help those wanting to rent out, or to rent, homes damaged in the earthquakes.

More apartments for St Albans

More apartments for St Albans

Wednesday, 13 March 2013 5:06 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

The developers are currently building a block housing 24 apartments in a building up to three storeys high on Riccarton Road. It replaces a two story wooden house that stood on the site until a few years ago.

Edgeware Road one way (temporarily)

Edgeware Road one way (temporarily)

Monday, 11 March 2013 6:30 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

The section of Edgeware Road between Bishop and Sherbourne Streets will be one way until June while earthquake repairs are undertaken. Traffic using Manchester Street or Bishop Street to turn into Edgeware Road will find their way blocked. Until May, …

Economic Research Books!

Economic Research Books!

Monday, 11 March 2013 5:58 p.m. by FutureChChDesign Popular

 

Project Coordinator needed for GtR

Project Coordinator needed for GtR

Monday, 11 March 2013 2:19 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

Mar 11: Project Coordinator needed for GtR

Mar 11: Project Coordinator needed for GtR

Monday, 11 March 2013 2:19 p.m. by GapFiller

The Greening the Rubble Trust is seeking Expressions of Interest for a new Project Co-ordinator.  Read more …

EQC flat land assessments

EQC flat land assessments

Monday, 11 March 2013 6:02 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Canterbury liquefaction vulnerability study

Canterbury liquefaction vulnerability study

Sunday, 10 March 2013 6:54 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Full file info requests result in delays

Full file info requests result in delays

Saturday, 9 March 2013 8:44 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Software to help with Maths difficulties

Software to help with Maths difficulties

Saturday, 9 March 2013 5:15 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Eight young pupils at St Albans Primary School have been guinea pigs for computer game software The Number Race which aims to help them improve their numeracy skills. according to this recent Press article. Software tools are being developed by …

Christchurch Thesis Workshop

Christchurch Thesis Workshop

Saturday, 9 March 2013 10:10 a.m. by FutureChChDesign

Please join us for a Workshop on Saturday March 9th at the Green Frame Exhibition, the following guests will present their work followed by a round table discussion: 11:00-12:00 Alastair Wells and Matthew Ayton from the Unlimited School 12:00-13:00 Jacky Bowring Head of The School of Landscape Architecture at Lincoln University 14:00-15:00 Mark Billinghurst from …

Roger Sutton and the ownership of Christchurch

Roger Sutton and the ownership of Christchurch

Friday, 8 March 2013 8:35 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Day 743 - 60 101 Students arriving to help

Day 743 - 60 101 Students arriving to help

Friday, 8 March 2013 8:18 p.m. by addingtonaction

Just got the word.

60 students from the university 101 quake course will be turning up on Tuesday 19 March from 9am till 4pm to help. They will be doing 2 hour shifts so equivalent to 13 people.

Plan to use them for digging, shift dirt and rubble, laying AP20 and pouring concrete.

Design Assembly article – like!

Design Assembly article – like!

Friday, 8 March 2013 12:33 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

Emma Ng wrote this fabulous article on Gap Filler for Design Assembly – thanks Emma!   Read on …  

Mar 7: Design Assembly article – like!

Mar 7: Design Assembly article – like!

Friday, 8 March 2013 12:33 p.m. by GapFiller

Emma Ng wrote this fabulous article on Gap Filler for Design Assembly – thanks Emma!   Read on …    

Day 743 - Rolleston co-op meeting April 20

Day 743 - Rolleston co-op meeting April 20

Friday, 8 March 2013 12:18 p.m. by addingtonaction

The meeting to establish a fruit & veggie co-op in Rolleston will be held at the venue 1pm April 20. All welcome.


3/710 East Maddisons Rd, Rolleston
Co-op inquiries Adrienne Bramm 347-7168
Wednesdays
Open to anyone

Day 743 - Rolleston co-op meeting March 20

Day 743 - Rolleston co-op meeting March 20

Friday, 8 March 2013 12:18 p.m. by addingtonaction

The meeting to establish a fruit & veggie co-op in Rolleston will be held at the venue 1pm March 20. All welcome.


3/710 East Maddisons Rd, Rolleston
Co-op inquiries Adrienne Bramm 347-7168
Wednesdays
Open to anyone

Day 743 - calling all tenants

Day 743 - calling all tenants

Friday, 8 March 2013 11:56 a.m. by addingtonaction

CALLING ALL TENANTS!!!

Tell us your story!!!

Tenants Protection Association (CHCH) Inc. is conducting a survey of the rising cost of renting and the quality and standards of rental housing in the Canterbury region post-earthquakes.

If you want to participate in this survey please contact TPA on 03 379 2297 or text 027 379 2297 or drop in to our office at 113 Tuam Street to pick up a questionnaire. Or e-mail tpa.outreach@gmail.com for an electronic copy. You can also fill it ...

Forum Meeting: Stress After Major Trauma

Forum Meeting: Stress After Major Trauma

Friday, 8 March 2013 11:54 a.m. by AnxietySupport

Wednesday March 13th: – Helen Colhoun, Clinical Psychologist, Anxiety Disorders Unit, CDHB An event that threatens your safety or makes you feel helpless is stressful.  Any overwhelming life experience can trigger this stress, especially if the event feels unpredictable and uncontrollable.  Earthquakes are a good example. Post-traumatic stress can affect both those who personally experience...

Forum Meeting: Anxiety, Hoarding and Clutter

Forum Meeting: Anxiety, Hoarding and Clutter

Friday, 8 March 2013 11:48 a.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

Tuesday March 26th: – Juliet MacLeod, Anxiety Disorders Unit, CDHB. Saving stuff, in moderation is considered normal.  Compulsive hoarding however can’t just be chalked up to eccentricity or a character flaw, it’s more serious and harder to control than that. This otherwise healthy impulse can go too far and develop into a clinical disorder.  Juliet...

Gap Filler invited to present at Australian urban regeneration conference!

Gap Filler invited to present at Australian urban regeneration conference!

Friday, 8 March 2013 11:05 a.m. by GapFiller

Media release …   Christchurch’s most prominent producer of creative temporary projects, Gap Filler, will deliver a keynote presentation at the Creating Spaces conference to be held in Newcastle (New South Wales) next week. Two of the three Gap Filler Founders, Coralie Winn and Dr Ryan Reynolds, will also lead five workshops over three days [...]

Mar 7: Gap Filler invited to present at Australian urban regeneration conference!

Mar 7: Gap Filler invited to present at Australian urban regeneration conference!

Friday, 8 March 2013 11:05 a.m. by GapFiller

Media release …   Christchurch’s most prominent producer of creative temporary projects, Gap Filler, will deliver a keynote presentation at the Creating Spaces conference to be held in Newcastle (New South Wales) next week. Two of the three Gap Filler Founders, Coralie Winn and Dr Ryan Reynolds, will also lead five workshops over three days [...]

EQC misses 6000 assessments

EQC misses 6000 assessments

Thursday, 7 March 2013 10:42 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

A former EQC employee claims that EQC has missed out doing 6000 assessments and is scrambling to do these now. If you have been contacted recently your property could be one of them. And if you have not been assessed …

Community Update 6 March 2013

Community Update 6 March 2013

Wednesday, 6 March 2013 3:09 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

 

Edgeware plan open for comment

Edgeware plan open for comment

Tuesday, 5 March 2013 8:35 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

The city council’s plan for Edgeware is open for comment until April 10 and the council wants to hear what people think about wider footpaths, the proposed cycle route through Trafalgar Street, paved roading and shared space at the corner …

The LPC enters a new phase

The LPC enters a new phase

Monday, 4 March 2013 10:02 p.m. by GapFiller

 

Hunger strike protests insurance delays

Hunger strike protests insurance delays

Monday, 4 March 2013 7:17 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

After repeated delays from his insurance company over the past 30 months Christchurch resident Jerry Larason has gone on hunger strike. He has had enough battling State Insurance for full replacement cost. The most recent delay is because earlier delays …

Day 738 - Oportunities for students

Day 738 - Oportunities for students

Sunday, 3 March 2013 4:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

Simon Gurnsey, Volunteer Army Foundation Projects Director, visted Addington Action HQ earlier today to discuss ways that students could be involved assisting with the repair of uninsured homes.

As a result, every Saturday morning from 9am till 1pm will be reserved for student volunteers organised by the Volunteer Army Foundation to paint houses when the weather is good, and clear quake rubble from sections of quake damaged homes waiting repair etc when the weather is bad.

Because ...

Day 738 - Opportunities for students

Day 738 - Opportunities for students

Sunday, 3 March 2013 4:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

Simon Gurnsey, Volunteer Army Foundation Projects Director, visted Addington Action HQ earlier today to discuss ways that students could be involved assisting with the repair of uninsured homes.

As a result, every Saturday morning from 9am till 1pm will be reserved for student volunteers organised by the Volunteer Army Foundation to paint houses when the weather is good, and clear quake rubble from sections of quake damaged homes waiting repair etc when the weather is bad.

Because ...

Write a poem about Victoria Street

Write a poem about Victoria Street

Sunday, 3 March 2013 12:18 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

The Christchurch City Council is commissioning two poems as public art. Write a poem about Victoria Street and its heritage and it could end up being painted on the Street. Victoria Street was once called Wadeley Road and was an …

Community Discussion: on transport

Community Discussion: on transport

Saturday, 2 March 2013 11:21 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Location: Mairehau Library, 42 Kensington Ave, St Albans. Time: 7-8pm March 12 Description: The discussion this month focuses on transport, roading and pathways in St Albans. We have invited Spokes, Living Streets, CCC transport planners, NZ Transport Transport Authority and …

TV extras sought for Chch EQ drama

TV extras sought for Chch EQ drama

Saturday, 2 March 2013 11:09 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Extras are needed for a new television drama series about the February 2011 earthquake. Email a head and shoulders photo to “>wirecasting@gmail.com along with contact details and you could end up on the small screen. Gaylene Preston, who produced Home …

CERA and OIA requests

CERA and OIA requests

Saturday, 2 March 2013 7:55 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Getting official information out of CERA presents a similar range of challenges as will be found with a number of other government agencies (not counting EQC who play harder with delay, wilful obfuscation, obstruction, and antagonism performed at Olympic levels). 

CERA - Community issues and questions update

CERA - Community issues and questions update

Friday, 1 March 2013 8:44 p.m. by avonsidechch

 

EQC - Update on Multi-unit buildings (flats, units, apartments, rest home units)

EQC - Update on Multi-unit buildings (flats, units, apartments, rest home units)

Friday, 1 March 2013 8:43 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

EQC have published information on how they are treating multi-unit buildings (here). The information reads: Update: Multi-unit buildings 1 March 2013 A special Multi-Unit Building Team at EQC is working on the complex assessment and settlement of homes that form part of a multi-unit. A multi-unit is where two or more homes share at least one common element – such as a wall, garage, roof,

Day 736 - Sydenham house painting

Day 736 - Sydenham house painting

Friday, 1 March 2013 5:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

Today Paul and Mike painted another quake damaged house to seal cracks in stucco. 10 litres paint were used but will need to get some more to finish the job off next week.