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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 Popular

 

Calling multicultural artists

Calling multicultural artists

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


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 Popular

 

Art of Living Lunchtime Seminar

Art of Living Lunchtime Seminar

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

“MAKING THE MOST OF 2013” The Art of Living Foundation Date: Friday February 15th, 2013 Time: 12:00pm – 1.15pm Location: Community and Public Health, 310 Manchester Street, Aoraki Room RSVP due date: Wednesday February 13th, 2013 – 5:00pm sybile.monier@cdhb.health.nz Please note spaces are limited to 50 Please bring your lunch.  Coffee and tea available

Mental Health Leadership

Mental Health Leadership

Friday, 25 January 2013 10:34 a.m. by AnxietySupport

The International Initiative for Mental Health Leadership (IIMHL) is hosting its annual Leadership Exchange from 4thto 8th March 2013. Around 300 leaders from all parts of the mental health and addiction sector from seven countries will attend. A Leadership Exchange is made up of two parts: a two-day learning intensive (or “match”) and a two-day...

Creative energy humming at Artbox

Creative energy humming at Artbox

Thursday, 24 January 2013 11:04 p.m. by ArtBox

We have electricity!! Well, almost – we now have power connected to the site, and we’re in the process of getti [...]

Day 701 - Rolleston to get co-op

Day 701 - Rolleston to get co-op

Thursday, 24 January 2013 8:41 p.m. by addingtonaction

At yesterday's very successful meeting to extend the co-op to Reformed Church of Hornby, 3 people from Rolleston attended and offered to help organise and provide a venue for the co-op in Rolleston.


And there are 3 existing members in Rolleston who get the fruit & veggies from Parker St so that makes 6 people to get it going.

A public meeting is planned for March in Rolleston to launch the co-op.


Co-op inquiries Adrienne Bragth
Wednesdays
Open to anyone

Early versions of EQC’s website

Early versions of EQC’s website

Thursday, 24 January 2013 7:50 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

In the previous post  was mentioned as a place to find early versions of EQC’s website information.

EQC’s original Claims Procedure Manual

EQC’s original Claims Procedure Manual

Thursday, 24 January 2013 6:20 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Thanks to the vigilance of blog reader Hugo a copy of part of the original EQC Claims Procedure Manual has been located. 

A glass walkway 4000 feet high at Tianmen Mountain, China

A glass walkway 4000 feet high at Tianmen Mountain, China

Wednesday, 23 January 2013 10:30 p.m. by CoastalPathway Popular

It’s not Coastal, but it is awesome.  

Southern Response: House claims - out of scope FAQ

Southern Response: House claims - out of scope FAQ

Wednesday, 23 January 2013 9:15 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Anxiety Cures: Some are Too Good To Be True…

Anxiety Cures: Some are Too Good To Be True…

Wednesday, 23 January 2013 3:18 p.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

 

Day 700 - meeting at Reformed Church of Hornby

Day 700 - meeting at Reformed Church of Hornby

Wednesday, 23 January 2013 12:01 p.m. by addingtonaction

There is a meeting today at 3pm at Hornby Reformed Church to establish another outlet for the Christchurch Fruit & Veggie Co-op in Hornby. Open to anyone in the area who would like to join. Will start distributing Wednesday 13 February when co-op starts again for 2013.


28 Shands Rd, Hornby
Co-op inquiries Louis Couperus 027-230-6137
Wednesdays 2.30pm - 3.30pm
Open to anyone

EQC updates

EQC updates

Tuesday, 22 January 2013 8:16 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

EQC have updated some of the information pages on their website. Click on the name to go to the page: 

Day 699 - gates up

Day 699 - gates up

Tuesday, 22 January 2013 7:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

Today the main gates for 124 Garlands Rd were hung with the aid of chain blocks, sash cramps and a very large railway crowbar.

The welded bits still need some paint prep and 2 coats of black gloss epoxy enamel.

Then there was a very helpful meeting with 4 bods from the City Council to look at the model of the proposed building and how to get it approved to be built ASAP. It is all looking very good. First step is applying for a PIM.

Day 698 - New base for Action group will give residents boost

Day 698 - New base for Action group will give residents boost

Monday, 21 January 2013 8:48 p.m. by addingtonaction



By Nick Tollerton
Christchurch Star January 21 2013.

Addington Action will be able to step up its work helping uninsured south Christchurch householders fix their homes when its new base in Garlands Rd opens in March.

The volunteer organisation, which has now spread its net to look after residents in the area from Hoon Hay to Waltham and Opawa, has been given a section by the city council for a peppercorn rental, and was finalising the design last week for a 300 sq m pol ...

Southern Response: customer meeting

Southern Response: customer meeting

Monday, 21 January 2013 8:21 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Day 698 - welded using a trailer as a workbench

Day 698 - welded using a trailer as a workbench

Monday, 21 January 2013 6:30 p.m. by addingtonaction

Today 2 gates for 124 Garlands Rd were welded up using the tandem trailer as a work bench. The crane for tipping the trailer was rejigged to turn the gates over.

A hired MIG welder did the job.

Hope Bear … here until the end of January 2013

Hope Bear … here until the end of January 2013

Monday, 21 January 2013 2:03 p.m. by GapFiller

The Hope Bear is a 4.5m mural by local artist Tess Sheerin on the corner of Riccarton Rd and Rotheram Street.  It was created with the intention to help brighten up the city and inspire other people in Christchurch to make their mark.

Feb 26: Hope Bear … is here for only a little while longer

Feb 26: Hope Bear … is here for only a little while longer

Monday, 21 January 2013 2:03 p.m. by GapFiller

The Hope Bear is a 4.5m mural by local artist Tess Sheerin on the corner of Riccarton Rd and Rotheram Street.  It was created with the intention to help brighten up the city and inspire other people in Christchurch to make their mark. Below is the process video giving you an idea of how Tess [...]

Feb 26: Hope Bear

Feb 26: Hope Bear

Monday, 21 January 2013 2:03 p.m. by GapFiller

The Hope Bear was a 4.5m mural by local artist Tess Sheerin on the corner of Riccarton Rd and Rotheram Street.  It was created with the intention to help brighten up the city and inspire other people in Christchurch to make their mark. Below is the process video giving you an idea of how Tess [...]

Feb 26, 2013: Hope Bear, Riccarton Rd.

Feb 26, 2013: Hope Bear, Riccarton Rd.

Monday, 21 January 2013 2:03 p.m. by GapFiller

The Hope Bear was a 4.5m mural by local artist Tess Sheerin, located on the corner of Riccarton Rd and Rotherham Street in Riccarton.  It was created with the intention to help brighten up the city and inspire other people in Christchurch to make their mark. The video below shows the process which Tess went […]

Water – A Commons or a Commodity?

Water – A Commons or a Commodity?

Monday, 21 January 2013 12:31 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

Location: Oxford Tce Baptist Church Lounge cnr of Madras St and Oxford Tce Time: February 27 at 7.30pm Description: Is water a human right or a commodity? Economist Suzi Kerr will explain options for managing water now and in the …

Drat the rats

Drat the rats

Monday, 21 January 2013 12:02 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

Rats are a growing problem in a city with unattended buildings and abandoned houses. If rats are coming from, or breeding in, a specific source (e.g. a poultry house, shed / garage with rubbish, food premises) contact the Council Action …

Day 695 - banking split

Day 695 - banking split

Saturday, 19 January 2013 2:20 p.m. by addingtonaction

Today Addington Action's funds were split between 2 bank accounts. The existing account is now for the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op (CSFVC). The new account has just had an initial $40,000 transferred into it for the free repairs of uninsured homes.

The reason is to make it easier for members to understand and make decisions about how money is spent etc, as well as for public accountability.

Both accounts will be integrated into the online accounting system at Xero.c ...

St Albans boundaries

St Albans boundaries

Saturday, 19 January 2013 12:34 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

We received a query recently from someone in Mairehau about SARA or St Albans boundaries which raised a very good question. This linked map shows St Albans boundaries. The original St Albans suburb included land as far as Rossall Street, …

Detour on Hills Road

Detour on Hills Road

Friday, 18 January 2013 10:50 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

If you travel south along Hills Road you will face a detour over the next five weeks as SCIRT replaces the wastewater pipes. Traffic travelling north will not be detoured but will need to travel a bit slower than usual …

Artbox wants you ...

Artbox wants you ...

Friday, 18 January 2013 10:20 p.m. by ArtBox Popular

Welcome to 2013 – we hope you have all had a relaxing and enjoyable break and, like us, are looking forward to a prod [...]

Garden for LiVs

Garden for LiVs

Thursday, 17 January 2013 10:26 a.m. by greeningtherubble Popular

 

Relining pipes in Bealey Avenue

Relining pipes in Bealey Avenue

Wednesday, 16 January 2013 11:44 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Southern Response – additional temporary accommodation information

Southern Response – additional temporary accommodation information

Wednesday, 16 January 2013 8:17 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Breathing, Relaxation & Mindfulness Course @ MHAPS

Breathing, Relaxation & Mindfulness Course @ MHAPS

Wednesday, 16 January 2013 3:34 p.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

 

EQC treatment of asbestos meets legislative requirements

EQC treatment of asbestos meets legislative requirements

Tuesday, 15 January 2013 8:11 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Southern Response - temporary accommodation information

Southern Response - temporary accommodation information

Monday, 14 January 2013 9:00 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular


Earthquake-prone building policy consultation

Earthquake-prone building policy consultation

Friday, 11 January 2013 8:27 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Number of ‘anxious’ kids skyrockets

Number of ‘anxious’ kids skyrockets

Friday, 11 January 2013 1:27 p.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

EQC and asbestos

EQC and asbestos

Wednesday, 9 January 2013 9:10 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Summer Newsletter

Summer Newsletter

Wednesday, 9 January 2013 2:55 p.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

Our Summer Newsletter is out. Articles include Post Earthquake Depression; Antidepressants or Dandelions; Happiness is not the purpose in life; Silent face of Social Phobia & more!

Day 686 - gapfillers galore

Day 686 - gapfillers galore

Wednesday, 9 January 2013 2:39 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

This morning more site work was completed at 124 Garlands Rd.

Dare to Be Resolution Free!

Dare to Be Resolution Free!

Wednesday, 9 January 2013 1:04 p.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

This is time of year when the world-at-large becomes consumed with New Year’s Resolutions. Understandable. We all want to improve parts of our lives and set ourselves up for success in the new year. For those of us who suffer with anxiety, 

Tips, Tricks and Techniques to Relieve Anxiety (Video)

Tips, Tricks and Techniques to Relieve Anxiety (Video)

Wednesday, 9 January 2013 12:54 p.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

Learn about some very simple tips, tricks, and techniques that relieve anxiety. 

Nip Your Anxiety in the A.M. Bud: 5 Suggestions

Nip Your Anxiety in the A.M. Bud: 5 Suggestions

Wednesday, 9 January 2013 12:49 p.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

 

Day 685 - bollards

Day 685 - bollards

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 6:00 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

5 safety bollards were put in at the entrance to 124 Garlands Rd to guide trucks and provide separation for pedestrian access for Addington Action's new base of operations.

Then 2 galavanised heavy security gates were won on TradeMe to be picked up on Saturday from Rangiora. They will then be joined together by welding, spraypainted black gloss and hung at the entrance. Once that's done, the trailers will then be able to be stored on site.

Yesterday, a trip in the afternoon to a bu ...

Two new Gap Golf holes!!

Two new Gap Golf holes!!

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 4:21 p.m. by GapFiller

Go and hone your skills on the latest additions of Gap Golf … “Harrington Double” on the corner of Riccarton/Rotheram Streets (Putters from Darby Bros across the road) and ”In-Spiired Challenge“ (Par 3), 801 Colombo St (putters from the Peterborough library).  For more information please go to our Gap Golf page.   and “In-Spiired Challenge”

Jan 8: Two new Gap Golf holes!!

Jan 8: Two new Gap Golf holes!!

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 4:21 p.m. by GapFiller

Go and hone your skills on the latest additions of Gap Golf … “Harrington Double” on the corner of Riccarton/Rotheram Streets (Putters from Darby Bros across the road) and ”In-Spiired Challenge“ (Par 3), 801 Colombo St (putters from the Peterborough library).  For more information please go to our Gap Golf page.   and “In-Spiired Challenge”

No quake prediction system for NZ

No quake prediction system for NZ

Tuesday, 8 January 2013 5:51 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Day 684 - Addington Action reopens ...

Day 684 - Addington Action reopens ...

Monday, 7 January 2013 8:58 p.m. by addingtonaction

After a 2 week break Addington Action has reopened for 2013. Repairs of uninsured homes by volunteers continues.

Community Law Canterbury - update

Community Law Canterbury - update

Monday, 7 January 2013 8:30 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Community Law Canterbury (CLC) reopened for 2013 from today.  For appointments and opening hours contact them on 03 3666 870.  The outreach clinics will reopen the week of the 14th of January. For the first time since since the February earthquake the drop in service is running again.  The service operates only from their Riccarton office on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings (5.30pm - 7pm)

Summer School 2013

Summer School 2013

Monday, 7 January 2013 12:40 p.m. by FutureChChDesign

STUDIO CHRISTCHURCH SUMMER SCHOOL 2013 ACTIVATING THE GREEN FRAME & AVON PRECINCT The Green Frame & Avon Precinct, as proposed in the recently released CCDU Blueprint, has the unique potential of suturing together architecture, landscape architecture and urbanism. The Green Frame & Avon Precinct is the cities largest ‘transitional project.’ The government is purchasing private …

Activation

Activation

Monday, 7 January 2013 12:40 p.m. by FutureChChDesign

[STUDIO CHCH SUMMER SCHOOL 2013] ACTIVATING THE GREEN FRAME & THE AVON PRECINCT The Green Frame & Avon Precinct, as proposed in the recently released CCDU Blueprint, has the unique potential of suturing together architecture, landscape architecture and urbanism. The Green Frame & Avon Precinct is the cities largest ‘transitional project.’ The government is purchasing …

Before and after the “Sign of the Kiwi”

Before and after the “Sign of the Kiwi”

Friday, 4 January 2013 10:25 p.m. by LostChristchurch

“Jog on, jog on, the footpath way. And cheerily hent the stile, A merry heart goes all the way, Your sad tires in a mile.” — “A Winter’s Tale,” Sheakespeare. Such is the motto on the front of the picturesque rest-house on the Summit Road, near Dyer’s Pass. It was a lovely spring morning, with just enough wind to keep the air cool -  an ideal day for such an outing. The modern and useful tram had brought us up Cashmere Hills, past many charming villas with thei ...

Jan 2: Transitional Book available (as featured on Radio NZ)

Jan 2: Transitional Book available (as featured on Radio NZ)

Thursday, 3 January 2013 12:05 p.m. by GapFiller

Christchurch: The Transitional City Part IV A book documenting transitional post-quake projects in ChCh (Here’s the link to the Radio NZ interview) This book has been collated by a bunch of ChCh locals and published by Project Freerange. It documents 149 post-quake transitional projects that have taken place in Christchurch since the first quake in 2010. [...]

Transitional Book available (as featured on Radio NZ)

Transitional Book available (as featured on Radio NZ)

Thursday, 3 January 2013 12:05 p.m. by GapFiller Featured

Christchurch: The Transitional City Part IV a book documenting transitional post-quake projects in ChCh