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Wall Banners (but not Harvey)

Wall Banners (but not Harvey)

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

 

Bugging from Baja

Bugging from Baja

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

 

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 Popular

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 Popular

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 Popular

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

Glenn Livingstone

Glenn Livingstone

Thursday, 25 October 2012 5:36 p.m. by ChristchurchVoices Popular

Time is not on our side

Time is not on our side

Thursday, 25 October 2012 4:51 p.m. by ChristchurchVoices Popular

Day 609 - Phil makes a plan

Day 609 - Phil makes a plan

Thursday, 25 October 2012 4:17 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

Phil Nussbaumer and Des Preston are both builders and members of Addington Action.

Gym hosts new Sunday market

Gym hosts new Sunday market

Thursday, 25 October 2012 12:52 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Gym owners Les Mills are behind a new produce/artisans market in a Cashel Street carpark on Sunday mornings. 

Day 608 - Addington School joins co-op

Day 608 - Addington School joins co-op

Wednesday, 24 October 2012 5:00 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

Parents of children at Addington School met earlier today to establish a distribution centre for the Christchurch Fruit & Veggie Co-op.

Relocated Community House opening soon

Relocated Community House opening soon

Wednesday, 24 October 2012 4:53 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

REMINDER Lumley Insurance Cluster Meeting

REMINDER Lumley Insurance Cluster Meeting

Wednesday, 24 October 2012 3:37 p.m. by FerrymeadBrookhaven Popular

REMINDER

Free orthodontic treatment for teens

Free orthodontic treatment for teens

Wednesday, 24 October 2012 8:27 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

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. 

Cakes for students

Cakes for students

Wednesday, 24 October 2012 8:06 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

CERA, its values, and the 30 April deadline

CERA, its values, and the 30 April deadline

Wednesday, 24 October 2012 6:15 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

ReUnite Trust Canterbury launch

ReUnite Trust Canterbury launch

Wednesday, 24 October 2012 4:21 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

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 …

Two items of interest for the sector

Two items of interest for the sector

Tuesday, 23 October 2012 1:53 p.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi Popular

Avonside and post-earthquake health issues

Avonside and post-earthquake health issues

Tuesday, 23 October 2012 1:06 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Neighbourhood Week

Neighbourhood Week

Tuesday, 23 October 2012 12:37 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

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

Community Discussion

Community Discussion

Monday, 22 October 2012 12:29 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

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 …

Meetings with insurance companies

Meetings with insurance companies

Monday, 22 October 2012 9:26 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

InsuranceWatch has organised a couple of meetings with insurance companies.

House demolitions

House demolitions

Monday, 22 October 2012 6:10 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Demolition of Susanne’s house at 44 Cowlishaw Street started on Wednesday, 

TC3 – Southern Response’s approach

TC3 – Southern Response’s approach

Saturday, 20 October 2012 8:44 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Southern Response have added a brief outline to their website on how they will be responding to claims from those on TC3 land.

Free financial advice extended to green zoners

Free financial advice extended to green zoners

Saturday, 20 October 2012 7:03 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Learn how to map community data at free workshop

Learn how to map community data at free workshop

Saturday, 20 October 2012 6:31 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Avon River Spring Festival Labour Weekend – visit the new SCIRT walkway

Avon River Spring Festival Labour Weekend – visit the new SCIRT walkway

Friday, 19 October 2012 10:27 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

SCIRT are inviting people to inspect the new walk/cycleway next to the rebuilt part of Fitzgerald Avenue alongside the Avon Loop.

Day 603 - Holcim paint crew 2

Day 603 - Holcim paint crew 2

Friday, 19 October 2012 6:30 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

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.






Festival City

Festival City

Friday, 19 October 2012 4:45 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

It’s a busy weekend, this Labour Weekend.

Volunteers needed to fill gap

Volunteers needed to fill gap

Friday, 19 October 2012 4:26 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Rev. Mike Coleman

Rev. Mike Coleman

Friday, 19 October 2012 10:43 a.m. by ChristchurchVoices Popular

Oak trees removed for safety’s sake

Oak trees removed for safety’s sake

Thursday, 18 October 2012 9:03 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Recording sound riverside

Recording sound riverside

Thursday, 18 October 2012 8:46 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Inaugural Spring River Festival: Local Councillors feature in Key Events

Inaugural Spring River Festival: Local Councillors feature in Key Events

Thursday, 18 October 2012 8:09 p.m. by AvonOtakaro Popular

Local Councillors feature prominently in key events of the inaugural Spring River Festival this weekend.

Read Mainland Football News online

Read Mainland Football News online

Thursday, 18 October 2012 8:07 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Read the latest edition of Mainland Football News, known as No 1 Fan.

Edgeware road repairs start soon

Edgeware road repairs start soon

Thursday, 18 October 2012 8:02 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Day 602 - Holcim donate 1600Kg of cement

Day 602 - Holcim donate 1600Kg of cement

Thursday, 18 October 2012 6:15 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

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.

Collen and Marcel Robb

Collen and Marcel Robb

Thursday, 18 October 2012 5:00 p.m. by ChristchurchVoices Popular

Day 602 - The Christchurch Earthquake Appeal to grant $100K

Day 602 - The Christchurch Earthquake Appeal to grant $100K

Thursday, 18 October 2012 1:49 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

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.

Results of first two groups of public meetings

Results of first two groups of public meetings

Wednesday, 17 October 2012 9:33 p.m. by CoastalPathway Popular

Results of first two groups of public meetings (updated 22/10/12)

Results of first two groups of public meetings (updated 22/10/12)

Wednesday, 17 October 2012 9:33 p.m. by CoastalPathway Popular

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 …

Rebuilding Christchurch with Wood

Rebuilding Christchurch with Wood

Wednesday, 17 October 2012 8:56 p.m. by peterboroughvillage Popular

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 …

Giving voice to muted Christchurch

Giving voice to muted Christchurch

Wednesday, 17 October 2012 3:10 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Day 601 - CSFVC volunteers write a health & safety plan

Day 601 - CSFVC volunteers write a health & safety plan

Wednesday, 17 October 2012 1:51 p.m. by addingtonaction

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 were
These 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 ...

CERA’s Wellbeing Survey

CERA’s Wellbeing Survey

Tuesday, 16 October 2012 9:10 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Sustainable funding workshops

Sustainable funding workshops

Tuesday, 16 October 2012 6:10 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

SARA supports campaign to fix EQC

SARA supports campaign to fix EQC

Tuesday, 16 October 2012 5:36 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Shoddy service, obstructive access to information and bumbling delivery are spurs to the creation of a citizens’ campaign to fix problems caused by EQC.

Day 600 - Addington Action trials on-line accounting

Day 600 - Addington Action trials on-line accounting

Tuesday, 16 October 2012 2:30 p.m. by addingtonaction

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) ...

Festival of Transitional  Architecture to light up city

Festival of Transitional Architecture to light up city

Monday, 15 October 2012 10:47 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular