Phil Nussbaumer and Des Preston are both builders and members of Addington Action.
Gym owners Les Mills are behind a new produce/artisans market in a Cashel Street carpark on Sunday mornings.
Parents of children at Addington School met earlier today to establish a distribution centre for the Christchurch Fruit & Veggie Co-op.
Orthodontists from the Wish For a Smile Trust are offering Christchurch teens who cannot afford orthodontic treatment the chance to fix their teeth for free.
Location: PEETO The Multicultural Learning Centre (currently operating from the Riccarton Baptist Church Corner of Peverel and Rattray Streets, Riccarton) Date: November 5 Time: 6pm to 8pm Description: Former Christchurch MP Tim Barnett will talk about his work with the …
Title: Neighbourhood WeekLocation: All over ChristchurchDescription: Neighbourhood Week in Christchurch runs from October 27 till November 2Start Date: 2012-10-27End Date: 2012-11-2
Title: Community DiscussionLocation: Mairehau Library, 42 Kensington AveDescription: The St Albans community discussions are about sharing general information and helping feed local knowledge into local planning and finding solutions to local problems. Everyone is welcome to contribute to the discussion.Start …
InsuranceWatch has organised a couple of meetings with insurance companies.
Demolition of Susanne’s house at 44 Cowlishaw Street started on Wednesday,
Southern Response have added a brief outline to their website on how they will be responding to claims from those on TC3 land.
SCIRT are inviting people to inspect the new walk/cycleway next to the rebuilt part of Fitzgerald Avenue alongside the Avon Loop.
Back on the job again painting for the whole day. Chris, Cat, Helen, Janine, Alana, Raewyn plus Brian and Mike.Lots of paint, smiles and Subway.
It’s a busy weekend, this Labour Weekend.
Local Councillors feature prominently in key events of the inaugural Spring River Festival this weekend.
Read the latest edition of Mainland Football News, known as No 1 Fan.
Holcim (New Zealand) Ltd has offered to donate 80 bags of Ivory Cement. The bags weigh 20Kg each and are currently on a pallet being stored by Holcim.
The has agreed to grant $100,000 to Addington Action over 2 years to assist with the repair of a minimum of 80 earthquake damaged homes of uninsured vulnerable people in the south of Christchurch.
The first round of meetings on 18 – 19 September included focus group sessions with stakeholder groups and workshops with local residents to obtain local knowledge and information. Over 150 people attended the three workshops held in Mt Pleasant, Sumner …
Wood & Christchurch..? Wood buildings have performed well in the earthquakes and these recent innovations give us the chance to rebuild Christchurch in style, and with buildings which will attract residents and tourists back to Christchurch. The Marlborough Forest Industry Association is inviting a range of speakers to discuss how Marlborough and Nelson prefabricated timber …
This morning, before packing started, many volunteers at the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op (CSFVC) wrote up their own descriptions about the tasks they do each week.Everyone was offered a simple form to name and describe the job they did along with adding health & safety things to be careful about.The job descriptions done wereThese will now be typed up, printed and put up on a wall at next weeks packing for everyone to look at and make comments. Photos of t ...
Shoddy service, obstructive access to information and bumbling delivery are spurs to the creation of a citizens’ campaign to fix problems caused by EQC.
Addington Action has grown out of thin air with the emphasis on a lot of practical doing and so some catch up is needed on the paperwork in order with out slowing down the urgent repairs of uninsured homes.The existing Excel spreadsheet used to keep financial records is becoming very complex and difficult to print off for people to look at. Any reports have to be created manually. All income and expenditure needs to be entered by account code (eg Building Materials), project (eg Repairs) ...
This blog and the Vimeo site of the same name is one of the forums designed to give the people of Christchurch a voice. It developed out of a sense of frustration for many in Christchurch, particularly those most affected by the earthquakes. Not only have we been up against the natual aftermath of a 'groundbreaking' earthquake series but we have been confronted by a recovery that has been characterised by a strikingly top-down managementthat has left many of those affected by the earthqu ...
There are 303 orders from 11 of 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 17 October.9 Comcare Addington25 Eureka St12 Hoon Hay Presbyterian50 Manuka Cottage50 Opawa Baptist20 Rowley Resource Centre25 Salvation Army Sydenham13 Spreydon Baptist Cobham Hall37 St Bernadette's Hall 15 St Mary's Heathcote47 Sydenham Community CentreThe ...
Corner Durham Streets and Kilmore Streets, City Bar open Thursday – Saturday only, 6 – 10:30pm. For what’s on and when visit: www.palletpavilion.com Gap Filler has completed its first temporary architecture BUILD project. Oh my! The Pallet Pavilion is a transitional architecture project that functions as a community space and venue for events. It was [...]
Corner Durham Streets and Kilmore Streets, City We’ve just recently appointed our new Pallet Pavilion management team who are coming on board across September and October. Yessssss! Yay for Rafaela Bolanos and Rosaria Ferguson our new team. Check out what happened this past Summer on the Pallet Pavilion website. To find out more about the successful fundraising [...]
Corner Durham Streets and Kilmore Streets, City The Pallet Pavilion’s Summer of events has come to an end and we say thank you and good-bye to Amy and Glen Jansen who have taken on the management of the space over the Summer. Through the month of May the cafe is open during the day but [...]
Central Christchurch MP Nicky Wagner made the first stroke at the Edgeware Croquet Club on September 15, marking the opening of the new season and a reopening of the club after quake repairs.
A community bus trip, which starts off from Packe Street Park and wends its way through community gardens on the east side of Christchurch, is one of the highlights of the inaugural Spring River Festival planned for the weekend of October 20 and 21.
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