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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 Popular

 

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 Popular

 

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.

Community Centre Rebuild – what is happening?

Community Centre Rebuild – what is happening?

Friday, 21 September 2012 6:38 a.m. by MtPleasantCC

Thanks For Sharing Your Ideas

Thanks For Sharing Your Ideas

Thursday, 20 September 2012 8:47 p.m. by CoastalPathway Popular

Thank you to those that we are able to attend this week’s community consultation Envisioning workshops. We really appreciate the time and commitment that you all made.

Day 574 - repairs of uninsured houses start next week

Day 574 - repairs of uninsured houses start next week

Thursday, 20 September 2012 4:18 p.m. by addingtonaction

Addington Action will be resuming the free repair of uninsured homes next week starting Thursday.

The homes must be owner occupied by elderly, disabled or single parent with young kids who have no insurance through no fault of their own.

The best guess so far is that there are about 200 uninsured homes that meet this criteria to be repaired in the area that Addington Action organises.

This area covers Hoon Hay, Hillmorton, Spreydon, Addington, Sydenham, Waltham and Opawa.

Day 564 - repairs of uninsured houses start next week

Day 564 - repairs of uninsured houses start next week

Thursday, 20 September 2012 4:18 p.m. by addingtonaction

Addington Action will be resuming the free repair of uninsured homes next week starting Thursday.

Diary Dates – Friends of Greening the Rubble

Diary Dates – Friends of Greening the Rubble

Thursday, 20 September 2012 12:08 p.m. by greeningtherubble Popular

Save our Schools rally – Saturday 22nd at 12 noon.

Save our Schools rally – Saturday 22nd at 12 noon.

Thursday, 20 September 2012 6:10 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Mike Hawker is organising a rally for this Saturday to protest the recently announced school closures and amalgamations. The following is from one of the flyers.   J

Business networking group for St Albans

Business networking group for St Albans

Wednesday, 19 September 2012 8:51 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Day 563 - Hoon Hay Presbyterian starts co-op

Day 563 - Hoon Hay Presbyterian starts co-op

Wednesday, 19 September 2012 7:25 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

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

Hoon Hay Presbyterian Church have kindly offered their meeting room as a free venue every Wednesday for an hour.

The meeting elected Shilo Macklin as co-ordinator. Everyone else volunteered for other jobs.

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

Day 573 - Hoon Hay Presbyterian starts co-op

Day 573 - Hoon Hay Presbyterian starts co-op

Wednesday, 19 September 2012 7:25 p.m. by addingtonaction

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

Hoon Hay Presbyterian Church have kindly offered their meeting room as a free venue every Wednesday for an hour.

Thank you Rev Arii Taimataora for making all this possible.

The meeting elected Shilo Macklin as co-ordinator. Everyone else volunteered for other jobs.

An initial limit of 20 orders has been set while getting esta ...

Sep 19: It’s BACK! Dance-O-Mat!

Sep 19: It’s BACK! Dance-O-Mat!

Wednesday, 19 September 2012 4:33 p.m. by GapFiller

Dance-O-Mat is back at a new site after being in hibernation for the Winter!  But …. it’s going for another wee sleep while the building next door is demolished.  It will be ready for action again at the end of January 2013. OPENED 21 September on Oxford Tce, near Re:Start (Cashel Mall) This project in [...]

June 10: Dance-O-Mat has gone into hibernation for the winter

June 10: Dance-O-Mat has gone into hibernation for the winter

Wednesday, 19 September 2012 4:33 p.m. by GapFiller

10 June 2013 Dance-O-Mat No.3 has gone into hibernation again for the winter months to protect and restore it until Spring time. Thank you for your continued support and use of this marvellously successful project.   1 March 2013 Yes! It came back … again!  Dance-O-Mat No.3 was on the corner of Cashel Street and [...]

Dance-O-Mat!

Dance-O-Mat!

Wednesday, 19 September 2012 4:33 p.m. by GapFiller

Dance-O-Mat No.2 was back at a new site after being in hibernation for the Winter!  But then it had to go for another wee sleep while the building next door was demolished.  It will be ready for action again at the end of February 2013. OPENED 21 September on Oxford Tce, near Re:Start (Cashel Mall) [...]

Mar 1: Dance-O-Mat!

Mar 1: Dance-O-Mat!

Wednesday, 19 September 2012 4:33 p.m. by GapFiller

1 March 2013 Yes! It’s back … again!  Go and boogie down on the corner of Cashel Street and Oxford Tce (where the Tap Room used to be). December 2012 Dance-O-Mat No.2 was back at a new site after being in hibernation for the winter, but then it had to go for another wee sleep [...]

Day 573 - co-op packing centre run by 3 crews

Day 573 - co-op packing centre run by 3 crews

Wednesday, 19 September 2012 4:20 p.m. by addingtonaction

Earlier today, the way the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op (CSFVC) packing centre operates was reorganised to be able to handle growing volumes of produce as demand grows.


All work at the Packing Centre is divided up between three crews. Every volunteer is a member of a crew, learns all the jobs of that crew and helps train new members of the crew. The most experienced crew members become team leaders. Each crew needs a minimum of 4 fully trained team leaders. Who ever lea ...

Day 563 - co-op packing centre run by 3 crews

Day 563 - co-op packing centre run by 3 crews

Wednesday, 19 September 2012 4:20 p.m. by addingtonaction

Earlier today, the way the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op (CSFVC) packing centre operates was reorganised to be able to handle growing volumes of produce as demand grows.


All work at the Packing Centre is divided up between three crews. Every volunteer is a member of a crew, learns all the jobs of that crew and helps train new members of the crew. The most experienced crew members become team leaders. Each crew needs a minimum of 4 fully trained team leaders. Who ever lea ...

Lifting earthquake-affected buildings in Christchurch

Lifting earthquake-affected buildings in Christchurch

Wednesday, 19 September 2012 2:31 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

The Department of Labour has produced a fact sheet “to improve awareness of the hazards involved in lifting buildings in Christchurch.  It also provides industry recommendations for controlling these hazards.”

Day 573 - Spreydon Baptist co-op starts

Day 573 - Spreydon Baptist co-op starts

Wednesday, 19 September 2012 1:56 p.m. by addingtonaction

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

have kindly offered their Cobham Hall as a free venue every Wednesday for an hour.

Thank you Duane Major for making this happen and Min Sikaleti for instigating the idea.

The meeting elected Lorelei Le Beau has co-ordinator and Meredith Anderson as deputy co-ordinator. Everyone else volunteered for other jobs.

An initial l ...

IAG – policy miscalculation understated policy values

IAG – policy miscalculation understated policy values

Wednesday, 19 September 2012 6:08 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Could Greece or Ireland happen here?

Could Greece or Ireland happen here?

Tuesday, 18 September 2012 8:16 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Day 562 - Food committee meets

Day 562 - Food committee meets

Tuesday, 18 September 2012 7:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

Earlier today, members of the Addington Action Food Subcommittee met for the first time at the Christchurch South Community Gardens on Strickland St.

The committee was recently formed from the amalgamation of separate teams of volunteers who organised the distribution of food parcels, establishment of veggie gardens and the establishment of the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op (CSFVC).

The new committees job is to expand and strengthen the Fruit & veggie Co-op
The ...

Day 572 - Food committee meets

Day 572 - Food committee meets

Tuesday, 18 September 2012 7:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

Earlier today, members of the Addington Action Food Subcommittee met for the first time at the Christchurch South Community Gardens on Strickland St.

The committee was recently formed from the amalgamation of separate teams of volunteers who organised the distribution of food parcels, establishment of veggie gardens and the establishment of the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op (CSFVC).

The new committees job is to expand and strengthen the Fruit & veggie Co-op
The ...

CCC - Cutting essential services to the Red Zone after 30 April 2013

CCC - Cutting essential services to the Red Zone after 30 April 2013

Tuesday, 18 September 2012 6:35 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Govt. offer to uninsured Red Zoners – generosity or cunning plan?

Govt. offer to uninsured Red Zoners – generosity or cunning plan?

Monday, 17 September 2012 8:35 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

E-Recruitment service for Canterbury business

E-Recruitment service for Canterbury business

Monday, 17 September 2012 6:12 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

ChCh Economic Development Strategy coming soon

ChCh Economic Development Strategy coming soon

Monday, 17 September 2012 6:00 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Rents rise 10 per cent in St Albans

Rents rise 10 per cent in St Albans

Monday, 17 September 2012 4:53 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Whats next: follow-up and upcoming forum

What's next: follow-up and upcoming forum

Monday, 17 September 2012 11:05 a.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi

Christchurch cheerleader

Christchurch cheerleader

Saturday, 15 September 2012 11:39 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Small structures; no consent required

Small structures; no consent required

Saturday, 15 September 2012 1:12 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

Think small, really really small and check out the  these students came up with at a workshop in May. Designs include a canvas community centre (something for the residents’ association?), tiny baches and dance platforms. Many of them use recycled materials and are low cost.

Use suffrage day to demand respect for democracy

Use suffrage day to demand respect for democracy

Friday, 14 September 2012 11:38 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

A group of local people using Suffrage Day to demand more democracy in Christchurch will gather at the Bridge of Remembrance on Wednesday, September 19 at 5.30pm. While they are celebrating nearly 120 years of women voting, they will be …

Day 558 - fruit & veggie orders

Day 558 - fruit & veggie orders

Friday, 14 September 2012 6:30 p.m. by addingtonaction

There are 269 orders from the distribution centres for fruit and veggie packs next week. These will be packed and distributed on Wednesday 19 September.

1 Addington Action
20 Eureka St
14 Generation Health
50 Manuka Cottage
44 Opawa Baptist
5 Rowley Ave School
22 Rowley Resource Centre
21 Salvation Army Sydenham
19 St Bernadette's Hall
43 Sydenham Community Centre
30 West Spreydon School

The start tim ...

Day 568 - fruit & veggie orders

Day 568 - fruit & veggie orders

Friday, 14 September 2012 6:30 p.m. by addingtonaction

There are 269 orders from the distribution centres for fruit and veggie packs next week. These will be packed and distributed on Wednesday 19 September.

1 Addington Action
20 Eureka St
14 Generation Health
50 Manuka Cottage
44 Opawa Baptist
5 Rowley Ave School
22 Rowley Resource Centre
21 Salvation Army Sydenham
19 St Bernadette's Hall
43 Sydenham Community Centre
30 West Spreydon School

The start time for all packers is 9am at the Sydenham Communit ...

Alternative to paying rates

Alternative to paying rates

Thursday, 13 September 2012 10:44 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Is local government being supported by a system that should be relegated to the past? Is there something better suited to our 21st century democracy and educated ratepayers?

St Albans News September now online

St Albans News September now online

Thursday, 13 September 2012 9:48 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

St Albans News September edition now online

St Albans News September edition now online

Thursday, 13 September 2012 9:48 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

The latest issue of St Albans News can be downloaded now from here. Copies have also been loaded to the St Albans Community Centre facebook page and the St Albans New Facebook pages. Please contact the residents’ association if you …

Day 557 - Community Board donates $4,000

Day 557 - Community Board donates $4,000

Thursday, 13 September 2012 2:11 p.m. by addingtonaction

The money is to be spent between 1 September 2012 and 31 August 2013.

Day 567 - Community Board donates $4,000

Day 567 - Community Board donates $4,000

Thursday, 13 September 2012 2:11 p.m. by addingtonaction

The Spreydon - Heathcote Community Board recently approved a grant from the small grants fund of $4,000 to Addington Action towards quake recovery equipment.

The equipment purchased will be used for
The money is to be spent between 1 September 2012 and 31 August 2013.

Court Action Pending to Correct Abonimation to Justice

Court Action Pending to Correct Abonimation to Justice

Thursday, 13 September 2012 12:30 p.m. by QuakeOutcasts Popular

Latest Govt Offer an Abomination to Justice

Latest Govt 'Offer' an Abomination to Justice

Thursday, 13 September 2012 11:46 a.m. by QuakeOutcasts

Inaugural Avon River Spring River Festival

Inaugural Avon River Spring River Festival

Thursday, 13 September 2012 9:39 a.m. by AvonOtakaro Popular

2012 is the inaugural year of the Spring River Festival to be held each Labour weekend on the lower Avon corridor, estuary and beaches – the playground of the city!

Insurance issues for older houses.

Insurance issues for older houses.

Thursday, 13 September 2012 7:55 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Capturing the Legacy of the Red Zone Communities

Capturing the Legacy of the Red Zone Communities

Wednesday, 12 September 2012 9:45 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular