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Day 592 - Comcare Trust joins co-op

Day 592 - Comcare Trust joins co-op

Monday, 8 October 2012 1:44 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

This morning a meeting was held with staff at Comcare Trust in Addington to establish another distribution centre for the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op (CSFVC).

AMI/Southern Response Insurance Watch Cluster Meeting

AMI/Southern Response Insurance Watch Cluster Meeting

Saturday, 6 October 2012 6:17 p.m. by FerrymeadBrookhaven Popular


Framing the central city: again

Framing the central city: again

Friday, 5 October 2012 9:00 p.m. by ArchitectureNow

Day 589 - Holcim volunteers paint building

Day 589 - Holcim volunteers paint building

Friday, 5 October 2012 6:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

Today 4 volunteers from Holcim joined the Addington Action work crew and spent the day painting a building in Strickland St that is being used by Christchurch South Community Gardens as a community facility.

Denise, Deirdre, George and Ngaire joined Des and Mike and they all did a great job putting on 30 litres of paint with roller brushes and paint brushes. The new mobile scaffolding was used for painting the high bits because it was safer to do it this way.

Teams of volunteers fr ...

Day 589 - fruit & veggie orders

Day 589 - fruit & veggie orders

Friday, 5 October 2012 5:30 p.m. by addingtonaction

There are 266 orders from the 12 CSFVC distribution centres open over the school holidays for fruit and veggie packs next week. These will be packed and distributed on Wednesday 10 October.

2 Addington Action
18 Eureka St
9 Hoon Hay Presbyterian
14 Generation Health
48 Manuka Cottage
37 Opawa Baptist
18 Rowley Resource Centre
21 Salvation Army Sydenham
11 Spreydon Baptist Cobham Hall
30 St Bernadette's Hall
13 St Mary's Heathcote
45 Sydenham Community C ...

Lumley Insurance Cluster Meeting

Lumley Insurance Cluster Meeting

Friday, 5 October 2012 2:42 p.m. by FerrymeadBrookhaven Popular

Tribute to Avonside

Tribute to Avonside

Friday, 5 October 2012 7:30 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Tribute to Avonside: Service of Thanksgiving

Reminder – next public meetings to be held 9 & 10 October

Reminder – next public meetings to be held 9 & 10 October

Thursday, 4 October 2012 11:17 p.m. by CoastalPathway Popular

At these meetings, you will be able to:

EQC – TC3 geotechnical updates

EQC – TC3 geotechnical updates

Thursday, 4 October 2012 3:14 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

EQC - Apportionment explained

EQC - Apportionment explained

Thursday, 4 October 2012 2:11 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

EQC have updated their website to provide more detail on what apportionment means, and how it is worked out.

Sumner Village draft master plan released for consultation

Sumner Village draft master plan released for consultation

Wednesday, 3 October 2012 10:00 p.m. by CoastalPathway

The Christchurch City Council has released for consultation a draft master plan for Sumner Village.  The 103-page report can be viewed here [Large file - PDF 14MB, on the CCC website]. CCC instructions on how to make a submission A submission …

Abberley Park pool to reopen for summer

Abberley Park pool to reopen for summer

Wednesday, 3 October 2012 6:54 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Southern Response Progress statistics update for September

Southern Response Progress statistics update for September

Wednesday, 3 October 2012 6:33 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Southern Response Progress statistics update

Southern Response Progress statistics update

Wednesday, 3 October 2012 6:33 a.m. by avonsidechch

Southern Response have updated their progress statistics to the end of September. The chart is here. .

Sing your heart out, St Albans

Sing your heart out, St Albans

Tuesday, 2 October 2012 11:56 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

An old-fashioned singalong this Sunday aims to put the heart back into the St Albans Community. The event has been organised by singer/songwriter June Burney in association with Christchurch City Creative Communities and the Residents Association and is being held …

Sing your heart out, Christchurch

Sing your heart out, Christchurch

Tuesday, 2 October 2012 11:56 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Day 586 - Food subcommittee meets

Day 586 - Food subcommittee meets

Tuesday, 2 October 2012 7:43 p.m. by addingtonaction

Addington Action's food subcommittee met again today at Christchurch South Community Gardens.

The meetings are held 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 3pm to provide support for the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op (CSFVC).
A Christmas do will be held on Wednesday 19 December at the packing centre after packing is completed. BBQ plus bring a plate.

The last day for packing is Wednesday December 2012 and the first in 2013 will be Wednesday 17 January.

A 3 fold pamphlet to ...

Dino-Sauna for St Albans?

Dino-Sauna for St Albans?

Monday, 1 October 2012 7:31 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Geraldine Street repairs done and dusted

Geraldine Street repairs done and dusted

Monday, 1 October 2012 6:16 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Patient Geraldine Street residents and their puzzled visitors will be shouting hooray now infrastructure repair work on the wastewater pipes in their street has finished.

Light party alternative to Halloween

Light party alternative to Halloween

Monday, 1 October 2012 5:54 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Day 585 - getting site ready for new HQ

Day 585 - getting site ready for new HQ

Monday, 1 October 2012 4:32 p.m. by addingtonaction

Today, the work crew spent some more time getting the Garlands Rd site in Opawa mowed and tidy for Addington Actions new HQ.

Also met some of the friendly neighbours who were curious about the future use of the land.

Red Zone ID passes stolen in Champion Street

Red Zone ID passes stolen in Champion Street

Monday, 1 October 2012 12:25 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

Not sure if the red zone extends to St Albans but red zone ids, demolition uniforms and order books were among items stolen from five cars at a group of Champion Street flats on Friday night.

Calling all Volunteers!

Calling all Volunteers!

Sunday, 30 September 2012 8:03 p.m. by CreativeQuarter

CERA publish Cabinet papers and Ministerial Decisions for Christchurch CBD Recovery

CERA publish Cabinet papers and Ministerial Decisions for Christchurch CBD Recovery

Friday, 28 September 2012 7:59 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

CERA have published the Cabinet paper and Minute mandating CERA to lead and promote the recovery of the Christchurch Central Business District.

Day 572 - work crew starts again

Day 572 - work crew starts again

Friday, 28 September 2012 6:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

The Addington Action work crew started back today for the first time since May 2012.

The day started at Poulson St, mulching, planting and fixing a mower.

Then the crew lunch of macaroni cheese.

Then onto Garlands Rd to clean up and mow a piece of council land being leased to Addington Action as a base.

Then finally to Strickland St for a spot of water basting and paint prep.

Meanwhile some kind people dropped off donated pre-loved towels, sheets and duvets fo ...

Day 582 - work crew starts again

Day 582 - work crew starts again

Friday, 28 September 2012 6:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

The Addington Action work crew started back today for the first time since May 2012.

The day started at Poulson St, mulching, planting and fixing a mower.

Then the crew lunch of macaroni cheese.

Then onto Garlands Rd to clean up and mow a piece of council land being leased to Addington Action as a base.

Then finally to Strickland St for a spot of water basting and paint prep.

Meanwhile some kind people dropped off donated pre-loved towels, sheets and duvets fo ...

Day 582 - fruit & veggie orders

Day 582 - fruit & veggie orders

Friday, 28 September 2012 4:13 p.m. by addingtonaction

There are 270 orders from the 11 CSFVC distribution centres open over the school holidays for fruit and veggie packs next week. These will be packed and distributed on Wednesday 3 October.

2 Addington Action
19 Eureka St
9 Hoon Hay Presbyterian
15 Generation Health

50 Manuka Cottage
40 Opawa Baptist

20 Rowley Resource Centre
24 Salvation Army Sydenham
12 Spreydon Baptist Cobham Hall
30 St Bernadette's Hall
49 Sydenham Community Centre


Thi ...

Day 572 - fruit & veggie orders

Day 572 - fruit & veggie orders

Friday, 28 September 2012 4:13 p.m. by addingtonaction

There are 270 orders from the 11CSFVC distribution centres open over the school holidays for fruit and veggie packs next week. These will be packed and distributed on Wednesday 3 October.

2 Addington Action
19 Eureka St
9 Hoon Hay Presbyterian
15 Generation Health

50 Manuka Cottage
40 Opawa Baptist

20 Rowley Resource Centre
24 Salvation Army Sydenham
12 Spreydon Baptist Cobham Hall
30 St Bernadette's Hall
49 Sydenham Community Centre


This ...

Sep 27: Winning poem unveiled on the Infinity Poetry Wall

Sep 27: Winning poem unveiled on the Infinity Poetry Wall

Friday, 28 September 2012 10:04 a.m. by GapFiller

Kirsty Dunn’s winning poem has been unveiled at the Infinity Poetry wall, formerly known as the Instant Poetry wall (614 Colombo Street). Amazing she now has her own poetic stamp on the city of Christchurch!

Play the wellbeing game – be happy

Play the wellbeing game – be happy

Thursday, 27 September 2012 9:35 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Young unemployed target of community support model

Young unemployed target of community support model

Thursday, 27 September 2012 9:20 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Sep 26: Dino-Sauna comes to town!

Sep 26: Dino-Sauna comes to town!

Thursday, 27 September 2012 10:04 a.m. by GapFiller

A temporary sauna was installed on the old Moda Fotografica site on Friday, 28th September 2012 for the weekend (corner Oxford and London Streets). It was tested by a small group of locals on Friday night then it was open for public use on Saturday and Sunday evenings, overseen by the aforementioned locals. Sauna sessions were held for [...]

Champion Street closed for three months

Champion Street closed for three months

Wednesday, 26 September 2012 10:14 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Day 570 - Addington Action holds 2012 AGM

Day 570 - Addington Action holds 2012 AGM

Wednesday, 26 September 2012 8:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

Earlier tonight, members of Addington Action held the 2012 AGM. The AGM was followed by the normal monthly membership meeting.

Day 580 - Addington Action holds 2012 AGM

Day 580 - Addington Action holds 2012 AGM

Wednesday, 26 September 2012 8:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

Earlier tonight, members of Addington Action held the 2012 AGM. The AGM was followed by the normal monthly membership meeting.


Addington Action has evolved with the times as the post quake impacts have developed. From humble beginnings in Addington as a resident volunteer army in the days following the quake, it now loosely covers the worst affected parts of South Christchurch where working people live.

The first year of activity mainly focussed on boldly rescuing people by res ...

Day 580 - St Marys Heathcote co-op to open

Day 580 - St Mary's Heathcote co-op to open

Wednesday, 26 September 2012 2:46 p.m. by addingtonaction

5 people turned up today for a public meeting to establish a distribution centre for the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op (CSFVC)

St Mary's Church in Heathcote have kindly offered their hall as a free venue every Wednesday for an hour.

The meeting elected Emily Cassels as co-ordinator and Anna Chesney as deputy co-ordinator. Everyone else volunteered for packing.

An initial limit of 20 orders has been set while getting established and more packers can be found.< ...

Day 570 - St Marys Heathcote co-op to open

Day 570 - St Mary's Heathcote co-op to open

Wednesday, 26 September 2012 2:46 p.m. by addingtonaction

5 people turned up today for a public meeting to establish a distribution centre for the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op (CSFVC)

St Albans Community Strategy (20 Projects) outlined at AGM

St Albans Community Strategy (20 Projects) outlined at AGM

Wednesday, 26 September 2012 12:06 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

The St Albans Community Strategy and its 20 project system were outlined at the St Albans Residents Association AGM on Tuesday night during a presentation by Jarod Coburn from . It is based on the Newlands Model of community development, which Jarod developed while in Wellington.

Reminder CERA Community Meeting

Reminder CERA Community Meeting

Tuesday, 25 September 2012 3:43 p.m. by FerrymeadBrookhaven Popular

 

Rebuilding Christchurch with Wood seminar

Rebuilding Christchurch with Wood seminar

Monday, 24 September 2012 11:04 p.m. by ArchitectureNow

The Marlborough Forest Industry Association is inviting a range of speakers to discuss how Marlborough and Nelson prefabricated timber suppliers and designers can contribute to the Christchurch rebuild.

Centre open for community use

Centre open for community use

Monday, 24 September 2012 5:58 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

The transitional community centre now has its certificate of compliance and is fit for public use.

Centre open for bookings

Centre open for bookings

Monday, 24 September 2012 5:58 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

The transitional community centre now has its certificate of compliance and is fit for public use. An event hosted by the Christchurch City Council on Monday, September 25 as a followup to discussions in St Albans earlier in the year, …

The latest public announcement...

The latest public announcement...

Monday, 24 September 2012 3:12 p.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi

Day 578 - Addington School meeting called to establish co-op

Day 578 - Addington School meeting called to establish co-op

Monday, 24 September 2012 9:38 a.m. by addingtonaction

Addington School agreed to host a distribution centre for the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op (CSFVC) after a meeting of their PTAl. A public meeting has been called for October 26 to set up a committee of school parents to run the co-op.

Parents should bring $10 to the meeting to make the first fruit & veggie order.


Addington School
22 Brougham St, Addington
Co-op enquiries phone or text Amanda 021-024-76027 during school hours
Wednesdays 2.50pm - 3. ...

Day 568 - Addington School meeting called to establish co-op

Day 568 - Addington School meeting called to establish co-op

Monday, 24 September 2012 9:38 a.m. by addingtonaction

Addington School agreed to host a distribution centre for the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op (CSFVC) after a meeting of their PTAl. A public meeting has been called for October 26 to set up a committee of school parents to run the co-op.

Edgeware Village businesses get funding

Edgeware Village businesses get funding

Monday, 24 September 2012 1:04 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

Insuring new homes gets easier

Insuring new homes gets easier

Monday, 24 September 2012 12:24 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Day 567 - St James public meeting to establish co-op

Day 567 - St James public meeting to establish co-op

Sunday, 23 September 2012 9:49 a.m. by addingtonaction Popular

St James Presbyterian Church has agreed to host a distribution centre for the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op (CSFVC). A public meeting has been called for October 10 to set up a committee to run the co-op.

The week before, The Christchurch Kerela Association (CKA) will put up street posters in an area 5 streets radius around the church.

People should bring $10 to the meeting to make the first fruit & veggie order.


St James Presbyterian Church
Cnr Ba ...

Day 577 - St James public meeting to establish co-op

Day 577 - St James public meeting to establish co-op

Sunday, 23 September 2012 9:49 a.m. by addingtonaction

St James Presbyterian Church has agreed to host a distribution centre for the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op (CSFVC). A public meeting has been called for October 10 to set up a committee to run the co-op.

The week before, The Christchurch Kerela Association (CKA) will put up street posters in an area 5 streets radius around the church.

People should bring $10 to the meeting to make the first fruit & veggie order.


St James Presbyterian Church
Cnr Ba ...

Day 576 - save our schools

Day 576 - save our schools

Saturday, 22 September 2012 9:59 a.m. by addingtonaction


Hagley Park Netball Courts
12 noon
Saturday 22 September 2012

Come and show your support for our local schools tomorrow, and tell the government that we want nothing done about us without us!

Speakers will include:
Jennifer O'Leary - Principal of Branston Intermediate
Richard Chambers - Principal of Manning Intermediate
Representatives from the education sector
Elected representatives


Day 566 - save our schools

Day 566 - save our schools

Saturday, 22 September 2012 9:59 a.m. by addingtonaction

 

Communicating Earthquake-related Science

Communicating Earthquake-related Science

Saturday, 22 September 2012 6:10 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

More changes to the EQC FAQ on TC3 and the drilling programme

More changes to the EQC FAQ on TC3 and the drilling programme

Friday, 21 September 2012 8:25 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

EQC have changed their TC3 Drilling Plan FAQ ) by adding more text and altering the schedules for the start and finish of drilling in various suburbs.

Day 575 - fruit & veggie orders

Day 575 - fruit & veggie orders

Friday, 21 September 2012 4:02 p.m. by addingtonaction

There are 306 orders from the 14 CSFVC distribution centres for fruit and veggie packs next week. These will be packed and distributed on Wednesday 26 September.

2 Addington Action
20 Eureka St
7 Hoon Hay Presbyterian
13 Generation Health
11 Kidsfirst Selwyn St
50 Manuka Cottage
42 Opawa Baptist
3 Rowley Ave School
18 Rowley Resource Centre
31 Salvation Army Sydenham
6 Spreydon Baptist Cobham Hall
26 St Bernadette's Hall
46 Sydenham Community Centre

Sep 21: The Adolescent City: Ryan Reynolds at TEDxEQChCh

Sep 21: The Adolescent City: Ryan Reynolds at TEDxEQChCh

Friday, 21 September 2012 2:03 p.m. by GapFiller

    If you missed TEDx, check out Ryan Reynolds’ – Gap Filler Co-Founder and driver behind Life in Vacant Spaces – amazing talk here about making use of vacant spaces – The Adolescent City.

The Adolescent City: Ryan Reynolds at TEDxEQChCh

The Adolescent City: Ryan Reynolds at TEDxEQChCh

Friday, 21 September 2012 2:03 p.m. by GapFiller

    If you missed TEDx, check out Ryan Reynolds’ – Gap Filler Co-Founder and driver behind Life in Vacant Spaces – amazing talk here about making use of vacant spaces – The Adolescent City.

Guggenheim Lab meets Gap Filler!

Guggenheim Lab meets Gap Filler!

Friday, 21 September 2012 1:33 p.m. by GapFiller

Please watch this fabulous Gap Filler presentation for BMW Guggenheim Lab Berlin, Marathon of Transformation The BMW Guggenheim Lab is a mobile laboratory traveling to nine major cities worldwide over six years. Led by international, interdisciplinary teams of emerging talents in the areas of urbanism, architecture, art, design, science, technology, education, and sustainability, the Lab addresses […]

Sep 20: Guggenheim Lab meets Gap Filler!

Sep 20: Guggenheim Lab meets Gap Filler!

Friday, 21 September 2012 1:33 p.m. by GapFiller

Please watch this fabulous Gap Filler presentation for BMW Guggenheim Lab Berlin, Marathon of Transformation The BMW Guggenheim Lab is a mobile laboratory traveling to nine major cities worldwide over six years. Led by international, interdisciplinary teams of emerging talents in the areas of urbanism, architecture, art, design, science, technology, education, and sustainability, the Lab addresses [...]

Communities not wanted in centre?

Communities not wanted in centre?

Friday, 21 September 2012 1:19 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

St Albans community groups are welcome to use the transitional St Albans centre for a couple of hours every now and then but they won’t be able to “settle” in the centre or build their communities from there.