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Topic Meeting: Happiness is…what exactly…?

Topic Meeting: Happiness is…what exactly…?

Friday, 9 November 2012 2:58 p.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

 

Day 623 - CTV News 8 November 2012

Day 623 - CTV News 8 November 2012

Thursday, 8 November 2012 9:00 p.m. by addingtonaction



The Christchurch Earthquake Appeal Trust today announced a hardship grant of up to $100,000 to the Addington Action community group to help it repair up to 80 earthquake-damaged homes of uninsured, vulnerable residents in the south of Christchurch.


Forum Meeting: Anxiety and Mental Illness

Forum Meeting: Anxiety and Mental Illness

Thursday, 8 November 2012 3:18 p.m. by AnxietySupport

Wednesday November 21st: Maxwell Pankhurst, clinician, Anxiety Disorders Unit Anxiety can be a significant mental health issues in its own right, especially for those whose anxiety is high, chronic or both.  Anxiety is frequently ‘comorbid’ with other mental illnesses, depression is a good example.  Managing or treating a specific anxiety can be exacting enough but...

ArtBox site a hive of industry

ArtBox site a hive of industry

Thursday, 8 November 2012 12:18 p.m. by ArtBox

 

EQC to settle land claims by end of 2014

EQC to settle land claims by end of 2014

Wednesday, 7 November 2012 3:24 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

EQC has promised to settle claims for land damage by the end of 2014 and will most likely pay out in cash because it is not feasible for them to repair the land for the owners, according to this 

Notice of Special General meeting

Notice of Special General meeting

Wednesday, 7 November 2012 10:38 a.m. by MtPleasantCC

Enquires to coordinator@mpcc.org.nz or telephone 384-2160

Papanui Interagency Community Meeting

Papanui Interagency Community Meeting

Tuesday, 6 November 2012 9:29 p.m. by stalbanscommunity



Day 621 - Volunteers come from New Jersey despite Hurricane Sandy

Day 621 - Volunteer's come from New Jersey despite Hurricane Sandy

Tuesday, 6 November 2012 8:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

Addington Action has a 5 year lease from the Chistchurch City Council for land at 124 Garlands Rd, Opawa to have a base to operate out of to fix for free uninsured homes in South Christchurch. The lease is $1 per year.

Emily Hoffman, Logan Hoffman and Clint Ussher now based in Christchurch were joined by 11 volunteers from New Jersey, USA to put up a 2m high tin fence for Addington Action earlier today.

They all came from a .

They were Bev Beauchamp, Keith Brewer, Leslie Bea ...

Review of Special Amenity Areas

Review of Special Amenity Areas

Tuesday, 6 November 2012 6:28 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Central City Living zones review

Central City Living zones review

Tuesday, 6 November 2012 6:28 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Change Venue AMI/Southern Response Meeting

Change Venue AMI/Southern Response Meeting

Tuesday, 6 November 2012 3:07 p.m. by FerrymeadBrookhaven Popular

Dear Residents,

Nov 5: Concrete Propositions (#24)

Nov 5: Concrete Propositions (#24)

Tuesday, 6 November 2012 12:58 p.m. by GapFiller

On Saturday 10 November, Melbourne-based artist Ash Keating created Concrete Propositions, a huge, abstract painting on a Worcester Street wall revealed by demolition.   Created by firing paint from fire extinguishers onto a concrete wall, Concrete Propositions is presented by Gap Filler and Christchurch Art Gallery.   Keating is a Melbourne born and based contemporary [...]

Shirley Intermediate - Geoff Siave

Shirley Intermediate - Geoff Siave

Tuesday, 6 November 2012 10:23 a.m. by ChristchurchVoices Popular

IAG to confirm overcap claims by December 20

IAG to confirm overcap claims by December 20

Tuesday, 6 November 2012 7:32 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular



Third round of community consultation – 23 & 24 October

Third round of community consultation – 23 & 24 October

Monday, 5 November 2012 10:26 p.m. by CoastalPathway Popular

 

Day 620 - $15,000 software donation

Day 620 - $15,000 software donation

Monday, 5 November 2012 8:57 p.m. by addingtonaction

Today, Addington Action received a software donation from . The software is 10 user licences for their Enterprise Edition of SalesForce which normally costs US$15,000 per year.

The software has been customised so that it is useful for a non profit community group carrying out quake recovery work. The software will enable Addington Action to keep track of the several thousand people it has been assisting, tracking the assistance jobs underway, and keeping their contact details up to date.< ...

Future quake claimants forced to accept less

Future quake claimants forced to accept less

Monday, 5 November 2012 4:46 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Fears have been expressed by current red zoners that future earthquake claimants around New Zealand will be forced to accept repairs or take expensive court action to enforce their rights to replacement.

Tour Greening the Rubble sites – enjoy the city on foot!

Tour Greening the Rubble sites – enjoy the city on foot!

Monday, 5 November 2012 1:54 p.m. by greeningtherubble Popular

Current hosts of Greening the Rubble Project, whilst we await charity registration of Greening the Rubble Trust, are the national charity .  They have supported this Christchurch project with volunteered expertise and advice, accounting, insurance and in other ways, and share our wish to [...]

Central New Brighton School - Toni Burnside

Central New Brighton School - Toni Burnside

Monday, 5 November 2012 11:26 a.m. by ChristchurchVoices Popular

Archbishop of Canterbury at Holy Trinity Avonside

Archbishop of Canterbury at Holy Trinity Avonside

Sunday, 4 November 2012 10:48 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Pre 1976 units face uncertain future

Pre 1976 units face uncertain future

Sunday, 4 November 2012 10:37 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Apartments and other multiple unit buildings built before 1976 may face higher insurance costs, costly upgrades and possibly demolition as local councils attempt to make buildings more earthquake resilient (building code compliant). 

Quake doco wins award

Quake doco wins award

Sunday, 4 November 2012 1:18 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Gerard Smyth and others who worked on the feature film When A City Falls has won several awards in the TV awards ceremony held on Saturday evening.

Homes on TC3 land selling

Homes on TC3 land selling

Friday, 2 November 2012 11:10 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Red Cross website aids Canterbury youth

Red Cross website aids Canterbury youth

Friday, 2 November 2012 10:54 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

Day 617 - Saffron + Andrew + Todd +Trudi

Day 617 - Saffron + Andrew + Todd +Trudi

Friday, 2 November 2012 6:25 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

Saffron, Andrew, Todd and Trudi spent the day painting as part of the regular Addington Action work crew. They came as part of a regular volunteer commitment from Holcim Head Office based in Addington.

Wellness Workshops

Wellness Workshops

Friday, 2 November 2012 4:46 p.m. by AnxietySupport

Wellness Workshops are an opportunity for you to try out different ways of managing your wellness.  There are many ways in which people gain benefits for their mental and physical wellbeing. Workshops are one off sessions for you to come along and give something a go. TAI CHI , November 20th If you’re looking for...

Part of Purchas Street closed

Part of Purchas Street closed

Friday, 2 November 2012 3:05 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

The section of Purchas Street between Geraldine and Barbadoes Street will be closed to traffic for four or five weeks from November 5 while SCIRT fix the pipes. Detours will be required. The intersections to those streets will also be …

Work on Huggins Place

Work on Huggins Place

Friday, 2 November 2012 2:54 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Work begins on wastewater pipeline and lateral replacement in Huggins Place on Monday, beginning from the Hills Road entrance and finishing at the end of the cul de sac. Daytime access to the street will be limited for six weeks …

Sleep Disorders Overview

Sleep Disorders Overview

Friday, 2 November 2012 2:10 p.m. by AnxietySupport

Common sleep disorders: signs and treatments. Click the image below to watch this video.

Breathe your stress away and enjoy a better quality of life!

Breathe your stress away and enjoy a better quality of life!

Friday, 2 November 2012 11:29 a.m. by AnxietySupport

The Art of Living Foundation is offering two more FREE De-Stress courses during November: 8 – 11 November and 22 – 25 November Thurs & Fri – 6:30pm – 8:45 pm  Sat & Sun 10am – 2:45 pm Benefits: Increased personal power Tension-free body Anxiety-free mind Emotional stability Heightened mental clarity Increased energy levels A...

Ideas wanted for eastern Christchurch

Ideas wanted for eastern Christchurch

Thursday, 1 November 2012 10:07 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Share your ideas for the eastern suburbs in Christchurch and see what others have come up with. It’s a bit like the CCC share an idea consultation but this one is run by the community. Click here for Eastern Visions …

Red Cross - Hurricane Sandy appeal

Red Cross - Hurricane Sandy appeal

Thursday, 1 November 2012 7:47 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

The New Zealand Red Cross is appealing for donations to help those throughout the Caribbean, United States and Canada who have been affected by the hurricane and need relief and recovery assistance. Click here for the Red Cross site. .

Disaster Response and the World Health Organisation (WHO)

Disaster Response and the World Health Organisation (WHO)

Thursday, 1 November 2012 4:52 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Location: PC Browne Room,upstairs in the Horticultural Hall, Hagley Park Time: November 27 at 05:00pm Description: The Department of Public Health and General Practice of the University of Otago is hosting a seminar with Dr Alistair Humphrey, Medical Officer of …

Notes from last forum are out

Notes from last forum are out

Thursday, 1 November 2012 3:21 p.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi

ArtBox rising

ArtBox rising

Thursday, 1 November 2012 1:42 a.m. by ArtBox

Big developments this week. ArtBox is making its debut. Earthworks and construction p [...]

Fun on bikes at Richmond School

Fun on bikes at Richmond School

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 11:41 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Location: Richmond School Time: November 10 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm Description: ICEcycles final workshop for the year will be held at Richmond School on Saturday November 10. If you don’t have a bicycle or your old one is too far …

Alternative energy sources and systems feature

Alternative energy sources and systems feature

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 11:06 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Title: Alternative Energy Sources and Systems Location: WEA, 59 Gloucester Street Time: November 10 from 1:00pm -5:00pm Description: A series of speakers will outline how to run your home using alternative sources of energy. Speakers include: Ian Crumpton, a resident …

Day 615 - Addington Action votes to use Xero

Day 615 - Addington Action votes to use Xero

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 9:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

The monthly meeting of Addington Action members earlier tonight voted to take out a monthly subscription to an on-line accounting system called .

The annual cost is $510 GST inclusive. A direct debit has been set up to pay the monthly cost.

All financial records up to March 31st 2012 have already been entered and the next step is to send the accounts to Christchurch Community Accounting for an audit.

Once the 2011-2012 accounts have been closed off, and GST registration appl ...

REMINDER AMI/Southern Response Meeting

REMINDER AMI/Southern Response Meeting

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 7:45 p.m. by FerrymeadBrookhaven Popular

Carols in our Park

Carols in our Park

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 4:31 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular




News Advertiser turns spotlight on SARA and CCC

News Advertiser turns spotlight on SARA and CCC

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 3:43 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

All is not sweetness and light between the Christchurch City Council and the St Albans Residents Association and this negativity is being picked up in the local print media, this time in a frontpage article by the News Advertiser on Monday. October 29.

Wall Banners (but not Harvey)

Wall Banners (but not Harvey)

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 12:41 a.m. by ArtBox

 

Bugging from Baja

Bugging from Baja

Tuesday, 30 October 2012 5:15 p.m. by ArtBox

 

New housing quicker to market

New housing quicker to market

Tuesday, 30 October 2012 2:53 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Another council pool in danger of permanent closure

Another council pool in danger of permanent closure

Monday, 29 October 2012 5:16 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Oct 29: 24 Hour Drillathon

Oct 29: 24 Hour Drillathon

Monday, 29 October 2012 4:37 p.m. by GapFiller

Announcing another world first, Gap Filler’s World Endurance Drilling Championships (and Lance Armstrong is not invited) – the 24 Hour Drillathon!   Gap Filler ran a drillathon when they were about to start building their Summer Pallet Pavilion on the former site of theCrownePlaza. 1948 pallets arrived on site and based on the pavilion design [...]

Oct 28: Poetica brings third project to the city!

Oct 28: Poetica brings third project to the city!

Monday, 29 October 2012 12:55 p.m. by GapFiller

Following on from the reveal of the winning Instant Poetry Wall poem by Kristy Dunn on the side of the Beggs Music Building at 614 Colombo street, Poetica presents its third poetry project in the city with support from Gap Filler.   The Poet Tree is a Japanese inspired poetry project. A poem by the [...]

REAC

REAC

Saturday, 27 October 2012 9:55 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Edegeware Village Green News

Edegeware Village Green News

Friday, 26 October 2012 4:54 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

An occasional newsletter from local people greening the village can be downloaded from here.

From JK Rowling to George Michael: creative people and their struggles with anxiety

From JK Rowling to George Michael: creative people and their struggles with anxiety

Friday, 26 October 2012 4:18 p.m. by AnxietySupport

With every day comes another story of an artist and mental illness. Take JK Rowling. The Edinburgh author’s first post-Potter novel, The Casual Vacancy, is just out and features a character with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Promoting the book on the BBC Radio 4 Today programme last week, Rowling said: “I’ve certainly had mental health issues, I’ve...

PODCAST: Stress, anxiety, depression – can we help by changing the foods we eat ?

PODCAST: Stress, anxiety, depression – can we help by changing the foods we eat ?

Friday, 26 October 2012 4:13 p.m. by AnxietySupport

Can we manage our moods by the foods we eat ? Cyndi O’Meara reckons we can. By adjusting the quality of the food in our diet, Cyndi believes we can impact on the variety of proteins needed to improve brain function.  Cyndi O’Meara joined Hilary Burden for a discussion on on her theory that natural foods are...

Earthquake Royal Commission – technical reports on representative city buildings

Earthquake Royal Commission – technical reports on representative city buildings

Friday, 26 October 2012 12:00 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

From the Royal Commission’s website:

Village Green Working Bee

Village Green Working Bee

Friday, 26 October 2012 12:46 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular



TC3 home rebuilds will be lighter weight

TC3 home rebuilds will be lighter weight

Thursday, 25 October 2012 11:05 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Houses rebuilt in TC3 areas will not only have more resilient foundations they will also need to use lightweight materials such as timber. 

How the Dutch got their cycle paths

How the Dutch got their cycle paths

Thursday, 25 October 2012 10:08 p.m. by CoastalPathway

Watch the 6min29sec video here

Edgeware Village as pedestrian-friendly zone

Edgeware Village as pedestrian-friendly zone

Thursday, 25 October 2012 7:56 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular