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Ferrymead Bridge March 2014 Update

Ferrymead Bridge March 2014 Update

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 3:16 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

Guidance for risk-based building consenting

Guidance for risk-based building consenting

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 2:20 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh Popular

This document outlines the Risk Based Building Consents.

Pallet Pavilion’s “Greatest Hits” week

Pallet Pavilion’s “Greatest Hits” week

Monday, 24 March 2014 5:45 p.m. by GapFiller

To have  a look at what’s happening at the Pallet Pavilion during it’s Final Week please click  to download our Greatest Hits calendar .

Community Centre Rebuild Plans & AGM

Community Centre Rebuild Plans & AGM

Monday, 24 March 2014 4:40 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

This coming Monday evening you are invited as a member of the Mt Pleasant community to view the rebuild plans for the Mt Pleasant Memorial Community Centre. 

Software models flooding

Software models flooding

Friday, 21 March 2014 4:51 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Flooding damage to houses in the Flockton Basin area in early March would probably have been avoided if floor levels were nearly half a metre higher. 

Hidden Talent Show returns!!

Hidden Talent Show returns!!

Friday, 21 March 2014 1:48 p.m. by GapFiller

Got a special talent to share with the world? 

Mar 4-9, 2014: Masha’s Impossible Products – Inconvenience Store Week 1.

Mar 4-9, 2014: Masha’s Impossible Products – Inconvenience Store Week 1.

Friday, 21 March 2014 12:08 p.m. by GapFiller

Masha’s Impossible Products was the first Inconvenience Store, and sold a range of things that couldn’t possibly be made or sold. In Masha’s words: It all started extremely inconveniently. Ryan emailed me a week before the Inconvenience store was about to open its doors to excited shoppers, asking me if I would like to be the first […]

Masha’s Impossible Products – Inconvenience Store Week 1 (4-9 March)

Masha’s Impossible Products – Inconvenience Store Week 1 (4-9 March)

Friday, 21 March 2014 12:08 p.m. by GapFiller

It all started extremely inconveniently. 

Dedicated youth space opening soon

Dedicated youth space opening soon

Thursday, 20 March 2014 10:53 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Mairehau News February edition

Mairehau News February edition

Thursday, 20 March 2014 10:18 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Planned road works for Mt Pleasant

Planned road works for Mt Pleasant

Tuesday, 18 March 2014 4:53 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

To find out about the road works planned for Mt Pleasant in the coming weeks please see the link below.  This work involves the closure of the bottom section of […]

A request to Council.

A request to Council.

Monday, 17 March 2014 8:25 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh

Thank you for the Hazard Forum on the weekend.

Cycle Powered Cinema touring the North Island!

Cycle Powered Cinema touring the North Island!

Monday, 17 March 2014 5:33 p.m. by GapFiller

We’ve received a number of requests from around the place from groups asking to borrow or hire our Cycle-powered Cinema. 

A double eSTRESSo:- your daily coffee is a powerful drug and can even spark panic attacks

A double eSTRESSo:- your daily coffee is a powerful drug and can even spark panic attacks

Monday, 17 March 2014 10:52 a.m. by AnxietySupport

Research shows we massively underestimate caffeine's effects on our bodies and brains 

City council advises on DIY sandbags for Lusi

City council advises on DIY sandbags for Lusi

Saturday, 15 March 2014 6:27 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

If you didn’t manage to pick up sandbags in the Shirley/ Hills Road car park  on Saturday afternoon you could make your own to “welcome” Cyclone Lusi. This on how to make sandbags from plastic bags or hessian bags.

Homeowner EQ insurance issues

Homeowner EQ insurance issues

Saturday, 15 March 2014 5:53 p.m. by stalbanscommunity



The creative deconstruction of the Pallet Pavilion. April 7 START

The creative deconstruction of the Pallet Pavilion. April 7 START

Friday, 14 March 2014 1:46 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

Starting on April 7, the Pallet Pavilion will be deconstructed. 

The creative deconstruction of the Pallet Pavilion is underway

The creative deconstruction of the Pallet Pavilion is underway

Friday, 14 March 2014 1:46 p.m. by GapFiller

Starting on April 7, the Pallet Pavilion will be deconstructed. We expect it to take 6 weeks in total but who knows – we’ve never done it before. It’s going to be done with volunteer power, which is the same way as it was built. If you’d like to volunteer to help, please scroll down […]

Questions and answers from CERA

Questions and answers from CERA

Friday, 14 March 2014 12:07 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh

Questions asked 17 February via email to CERA. 

Local Road and infrastructure works – Mt Pleasant

Local Road and infrastructure works – Mt Pleasant

Friday, 14 March 2014 9:38 a.m. by MtPleasantCC

McCormacks Bay Catchment and road works 20140307 McCormacks catchment overview SCIRT11107 Seawall update – Main Road 20140603 Main Road seawall update and McCormacks Bay Road, rock pile removal SCIRT10979 10655

Laydown notification for McCormacks Bay reserve

Laydown notification for McCormacks Bay reserve

Friday, 14 March 2014 9:31 a.m. by MtPleasantCC

Laydown notification for McCormacks Bay reserve can be 20130310 Laydown area McCormacks Reserve, Basil Place intersection SCIRT11107

Knowing your neighbour is a piece of cake…

Knowing your neighbour is a piece of cake…

Friday, 14 March 2014 9:17 a.m. by MtPleasantCC Popular

Knowing your neighbour is a piece of cake… Over the 29th – 30th March, there will be a city-wide campaign to encouraging neighbours to get to know each other a […]

Mt Pleasant Memorial Community Centre & Residents Association AGM

Mt Pleasant Memorial Community Centre & Residents Association AGM

Friday, 14 March 2014 8:18 a.m. by MtPleasantCC

For details of our upcoming AGM please see here

Works Notice McCormacks Bay

Works Notice McCormacks Bay

Thursday, 13 March 2014 2:11 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

Please see here for notice of a laydown in McCormacks Bay reserve due to road works20130310 Laydown area McCormacks Reserve, Basil Place intersection SCIRT11107

Are you being forced to cash settle?

Are you being forced to cash settle?

Wednesday, 12 March 2014 12:19 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

Earthquake community group CanCERN is seeking hard evidence of people being forced to cash settle with EQC.

Do you have a question about the rebuild?

Do you have a question about the rebuild?

Monday, 10 March 2014 10:32 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

A new, CERA-sponsored website called  has been set up so people can ask moderated questions about the rebuild and the answers are shared online.

Elections on September 20

Elections on September 20

Monday, 10 March 2014 4:52 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

The Government has announced that the General Election will be held on September 20. Source:Radio New Zealand

McCormacks Bay Wastewater, Storm water and roading repairs

McCormacks Bay Wastewater, Storm water and roading repairs

Monday, 10 March 2014 1:01 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

For information relating to McCormacks Bay Wastewater, Storm Water and Roading repairs Please see here 20140307 McCormacks catchment overview SCIRT11107

Supporting Those Affected by Floods and Storms

Supporting Those Affected by Floods and Storms

Monday, 10 March 2014 9:42 a.m. by AnxietySupport

  High quality information to assist you, or those relatives and friends that you support, through the trauma and shock of a flood or storm disaster.

Dealing with natural hazards

Dealing with natural hazards

Sunday, 9 March 2014 10:19 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

Labour chooses candidate for city seat

Labour chooses candidate for city seat

Sunday, 9 March 2014 2:15 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

The Labour Party has chosen Tony Milne, a former electorate worker for former MP Tim Barnett, to contest the Christchurch Central seat later this year. Tony, who is in his early 30s, currently works for the Problem Gambling Foundation.

The First Car Comes to Christchurch

The First Car Comes to Christchurch

Saturday, 8 March 2014 8:31 p.m. by LostChristchurch

Journey – A new work by Sayraphim Lothian with support from Gap Filler

Journey – A new work by Sayraphim Lothian with support from Gap Filler

Friday, 7 March 2014 1:57 p.m. by GapFiller

Recovery is a journey we go on together. 

Mar 14-23, 2014: Journey – A new work by Sayraphim Lothian.

Mar 14-23, 2014: Journey – A new work by Sayraphim Lothian.

Friday, 7 March 2014 1:57 p.m. by GapFiller

Journey was an art work which drew parallels between Christchurch’s recovery and Kakapo conservation. It suggested that ”Recovery is a journey we go on together.” Sayraphim Lothian is an Australian public artist and one of the world leaders in the emerging field of Craftivism.  Her work has graced the streets of Melbourne, Sydney, London, Bristol, New […]

Petition to assess risks NZ-wide

Petition to assess risks NZ-wide

Friday, 7 March 2014 12:33 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

A group of New Zealanders concerned about New Zealand’s future and its ability to cope with risks is organising a petition to ask the Government to undertake a risk assessment for the whole country covering economic / financial security, energy and climate security, business continuity, ecological / environmental security, and genuine well-being. 

Press Release – A letter from Her Majesty the Queen

Press Release – A letter from Her Majesty the Queen

Thursday, 6 March 2014 11:07 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh Featured

Her Majesty The Queen forwards a plea for help from the residents of Christchurch to the Governor General in New Zealand.

Parts of St Albans flooded

Parts of St Albans flooded

Wednesday, 5 March 2014 3:17 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Francis Street, Warrington St and the Flockton Street area were among those worst hit in the ’100 year storm’ that hit Christchurch and Canterbury on March 4 and 5. 

District Plan Review meetings

District Plan Review meetings

Wednesday, 5 March 2014 11:24 a.m. by MtPleasantCC

A very dry but necessary Council plan to know about if you care about the shape of our city. Notice of meetings here DPR FINAL pre-notification public meetings Feb-Mar 2014 (3)

Answers by EQC Feb 2013, what is the progress now and why are the delays.

Answers by EQC Feb 2013, what is the progress now and why are the delays.

Tuesday, 4 March 2014 2:07 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh

These questions were asked in December 2012, following answers received from Richard Braddell 1 Feb 2013.

Summerz End Youth Fest

Summerz End Youth Fest

Monday, 3 March 2014 11:22 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular


The Inconvenience Store

The Inconvenience Store

Monday, 3 March 2014 9:45 p.m. by GapFiller

4 March – ?? 2014 

Mar 4 – Apr 20, 2014: The Inconvenience Store, Shop 4, Cathedral Junction.

Mar 4 – Apr 20, 2014: The Inconvenience Store, Shop 4, Cathedral Junction.

Monday, 3 March 2014 9:45 p.m. by GapFiller

The Inconvenience Store was a conceptual store/art space which sought to examine the notion of convenience in consumption.  The store was located at 113 Worcester St. It was open Tuesday to Sunday from 9:30am – 5:30pm and closed Mondays. Gap Filler created a hybrid between a store and art residency to explore the theme of […]

IMPORTANT: Venue change!

IMPORTANT: Venue change!

Monday, 3 March 2014 4:00 p.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi














St Albans accommodation roundup

St Albans accommodation roundup

Monday, 3 March 2014 1:54 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

In February, 

Mental illness takes many forms

Mental illness takes many forms

Monday, 3 March 2014 9:40 a.m. by AnxietySupport

Beck elven, Fairfax NZ News, 01/03/2014 OPINION: It’s the same unfortunate way with many important issues – brought into sharp focus only when the ambulance has well and truly exploded at the bottom of the cliff. Charlotte Dawson, fun, determined, bright, successful, outspoken, pretty and dead at 47. Suicide. She had depression, she’d been the...

THE COMMONS

THE COMMONS

Sunday, 2 March 2014 11:26 a.m. by GapFiller

  Welcome to The Commons. The Commons is located on what used to be the site of the Crowne Plaza hotel, demolished in 2012. The site is now a hub of transitional activity built by the community, for the community and home to a number of post-quake organisations. Read on to find out more about […]

Feb 28: RAD Bikes Youthtown Workshops

Feb 28: RAD Bikes Youthtown Workshops

Friday, 28 February 2014 2:39 p.m. by GapFiller

Over the next 8 weeks we are running a series of after school workshops for 8 students at Gap Fillers initiated RAD community Bike Workshop.  Richard and his team of volunteers at RAD will be helping students to recycyle a bike for their own use or if they have their own bike repair it and […]

RAD Bikes Youthtown Workshops

RAD Bikes Youthtown Workshops

Friday, 28 February 2014 2:39 p.m. by GapFiller

Over the next 8 weeks we are running a series of after school workshops for 8 students at Gap Fillers initiated RAD community Bike Workshop.  Richard and his team of volunteers at RAD will be helping students to recycyle a bike for their own use or if they have their own bike repair it and […]

Summer Feast

Summer Feast

Friday, 28 February 2014 2:06 p.m. by GapFiller

Gap Filler shared a very special evening with friends on Saturday 22 February, as they reflected on the last three years of creative projects in Christchurch and, of course, focusing on the much-loved Pallet Pavilion.   Partnering with Dalman Architecture, who themselves had much to remember as they were once residents of Durham Street in […]

Feb 28: Summer Feast

Feb 28: Summer Feast

Friday, 28 February 2014 2:06 p.m. by GapFiller

Gap Filler shared a very special evening with friends on Saturday 22 February, as they reflected on the last three years of creative projects in Christchurch and, of course, focusing on the much-loved Pallet Pavilion.   Partnering with Dalman Architecture, who themselves had much to remember as they were once residents of Durham Street in […]

Stress after Major Trauma

Stress after Major Trauma

Thursday, 27 February 2014 10:33 a.m. by AnxietySupport

Wednesday March 12th: – Ron Chambers, Clinical Psychologist, Anxiety Disorders Unit, CDHB An event that threatens your safety or makes you feel helpless is stressful.  

Surface structures will not deliver solutions to TC3 Eastern Suburbs category 8 and 9

Surface structures will not deliver solutions to TC3 Eastern Suburbs category 8 and 9

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 4:43 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh

Here it is confirmed by Mike Stannard from MBIE that surface structures do not work in the Eastern suburbs where there is 30-40 m down to gravel. 

Estuary Fest is on this Saturday 2pm to 9pm!

Estuary Fest is on this Saturday 2pm to 9pm!

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 4:22 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

The Association together with the Estuary Fest organising crew are very excited to host the first ever festival to celebrate our wonderful Estuary – Ihutai. 

EUR Existing Use Rights – What you need to know

EUR Existing Use Rights – What you need to know

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 3:51 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh

Existing use rights under section 10 do not apply to: 

Royal Commission, recommendations and MBIE

Royal Commission, recommendations and MBIE

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 3:34 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh

The Royal Commission considers that there must be greater focus on geotechnical investigations to reduce the risk of unsatisfactory foundation performance.  

Port Hills News 24 February 2014

Port Hills News 24 February 2014

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 2:28 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

Tell us your thoughts We’ve been doing this e-newsletter for a couple of months now, and we’re really keen to get your feedback on it. 

Three years on and are you still experiencing anxiety or depression?

Three years on and are you still experiencing anxiety or depression?

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 10:27 a.m. by AnxietySupport

It’s now been three years since our lives in Christchurch changed forever.  

Outward Bound presents: Christchurch Fun Run

Outward Bound presents: Christchurch Fun Run

Monday, 24 February 2014 12:57 p.m. by MinistryofAwesome