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Disturbing public order in the name of protest

Disturbing public order in the name of protest

Monday, 27 August 2012 8:40 p.m. by avonsidechch

 

Friendly reminder

Friendly reminder

Monday, 27 August 2012 7:00 p.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi






Infrastructure repairs

Infrastructure repairs

Monday, 27 August 2012 12:17 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

SCIRT, the body responsible for repairing pipes, roads, bridges and retaining walls recently redesigned its website and you can visit there and locate on maps and in lists where the repairs are taking place.

Aylesford St wastewater pipe repairs

Aylesford St wastewater pipe repairs

Monday, 27 August 2012 12:00 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

Driving on Aylesford Street between Hills Road and Harrison Street will be disrupted, particularly for south bound traffic, while the wastewater mains are replaced.

New DOC walking track between Taylors Mistake & Godley Head

New DOC walking track between Taylors Mistake & Godley Head

Sunday, 26 August 2012 9:00 p.m. by CoastalPathway Popular

DOC is well underway on an upgraded walking track between Taylors Mistake & Godley Head. Completion date is unclear following the recent heavy rains, but October – November 2012 appears to be the target.  As at 26 Aug 2012, the …

Day 549 - Spreydon Baptist Cobham St Hall meeting called

Day 549 - Spreydon Baptist Cobham St Hall meeting called

Sunday, 26 August 2012 1:22 p.m. by addingtonaction


Duane Major at Spreydon Baptist Church have kindly found a venue at the church to host a distribution centre for the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op (CSFVC).

Min Sikaleti, a local resident on Lyttleton St was going to host the distribution centre in her garage but know will not need to.

The Cobham St Hall is available all year round except for school holidays and December 5 which is a prior booking.

A date for a public meeting has been called at the hall t ...

MC² = Magna Carta Christchurch: The Great Paper Model

MC² = Magna Carta Christchurch: The Great Paper Model

Sunday, 26 August 2012 1:12 p.m. by ArchitectureNow Popular

Build your own model buildings and add to a three-dimensional, physical model of Christchurch city. The workshop is free and requires no special skills or expertise; there is no need to register and all materials will be provided. Hours are Sunday 12-5 and Monday 11-7, but there are no set session times.

Earthquake Hero Awards

Earthquake Hero Awards

Sunday, 26 August 2012 12:44 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular



Older generations forum

Older generations forum

Sunday, 26 August 2012 12:37 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

EQC CEO Ian Simpson and Bruce Emson will be at the third Older Generations Forum being held at the Parklands Baptist Church in Queenspark Drive on Friday 21 September at 10am.

Lions Den opening

Lions Den opening

Saturday, 25 August 2012 8:04 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Lions Den opening on Wednesday

Lions Den opening on Wednesday

Saturday, 25 August 2012 8:04 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Known affectionately and locally as the Lions Den, the more correctly titled transitional St Albans Community Centre will be opened on Wednesday by Lions International Foundation Chairman Wing-Kun Tam and Christchurch Mayor Bob Parker. The building, purchased ready-built from a North Canterbury farmer, has been placed on new piles at 1047-1049 Colombo Street on the site of the old centre, which was demolished a year ago following earthquake damage in September 2010, February and June

Review of land zoning decisions

Review of land zoning decisions

Saturday, 25 August 2012 6:48 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Support for the lonely

Support for the lonely

Friday, 24 August 2012 8:54 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Do you know someone in Christchurch living alone and with no one who visits them? St Johns runs a caring caller service. They will even call on a daily basis. For more information email jacci.tatnell@stjohn.org.nz

Supporting Kāi Tahu whanau

Supporting Kāi Tahu whanau

Friday, 24 August 2012 8:46 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

If you are not coping or you notice whānau not coping, phone 0800 Kāi Tahu (0800 524 8248).

Free counselling and support

Free counselling and support

Friday, 24 August 2012 8:28 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Day 547 - fruit & veggie orders

Day 547 - fruit & veggie orders

Friday, 24 August 2012 4:05 p.m. by addingtonaction

There are 220 orders from the distribution centres for fruit and veggie packs next week. These will be packed and distributed on Wednesday 29 August.

2 Addington Action
17 Eureka St
21 Generation Health
7 KidsFirst Kindergarten Selwyn St
42 Manuka Cottage
35 Opawa Baptist
8 Rowley Ave School
19 Rowley Resource Centre
41 Sydenham Community Centre
28 West Spreydon School

The start time for all packers is 9am at the Sydenham Community Centre 25-27 Hutch ...

Singing with your children

Singing with your children

Friday, 24 August 2012 3:16 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Mary and Kerry McCammon from Natural Magic are holding an event on August 26 to encourage young children and their parents to sing action songs together. The event is being organised by the Muse Trust at Forfar Courts, 95 Forfar Street and you can contact them on 374 6873 to book (very helpful for planning). The event starts at 11 am and runs for one hour. There is a suggested donation of between $5 and

New Ngāi Tahu CEO appointed

New Ngāi Tahu CEO appointed

Friday, 24 August 2012 3:09 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu has appointed Arihia Bennett (Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Porou) to the role of Chief Executive Officer.

Marae administrator wanted

Marae administrator wanted

Friday, 24 August 2012 3:00 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Rehua marae, the home of Ngai Tahu in Christchurch, is looking for an administration manager. Find out more about the vacancy on the website.

Earthquake research presented

Earthquake research presented

Friday, 24 August 2012 2:47 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

The Mental Health Education and Resource Centre is presenting a series of seminars from late August till October on research undertaken since the 2010 earthquakes.

Day 547 - Hei Hei meeting called to establish co-op

Day 547 - Hei Hei meeting called to establish co-op

Friday, 24 August 2012 2:27 p.m. by addingtonaction

Earlier this week, Maxine Haigh and Addington Action met with the custodians of St Bernadette's Hall in Hei Hei to discuss using the hall to run another distribution centre for the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op (CSFVC).

The church has now given permission.

A date for a public meeting has been called at the hall to establish a committee to run the distribution centre from 12.30pm every Wednesday .


76 Hei Hei Rd, Hei Hei
Co-op enquiries Maxine Haigh 344 ...

Red Cross recovery job

Red Cross recovery job

Friday, 24 August 2012 2:23 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Red Cross is looking for a person to co-ordinate recovery-related projects for 30 hours per week. Find out more about the vacancy here.

Post quakes cleanup help offered

Post quakes cleanup help offered

Friday, 24 August 2012 2:15 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Another Get it Done day is being organised by Rebuild Christchurch for September 15.

Christchurch: The Blundering Bureaucratic Non Recovery

Christchurch: The Blundering Bureaucratic Non Recovery

Friday, 24 August 2012 12:39 p.m. by CantabriansUnite Popular

 

Earthquake Royal Commission – Final Report, Part 1

Earthquake Royal Commission – Final Report, Part 1

Friday, 24 August 2012 1:33 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

The Government has released Part one of the final report of the Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission. The report contains recommendations to inform early decision-making about the central city's recovery from the Canterbury earthquakes. There are a number of findings and 70 technical recommendations, all of which have been adopted by the Government. The joint statement to this effect by the

St Albans School Pool repairs

St Albans School Pool repairs

Thursday, 23 August 2012 10:31 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

The Board of Trustees are considering options to repair the school pool and have it operational for the community over the summer holidays and are seeking assistance from the community to help achieve this. The aim is to repair the pool to a sufficient and safe minimum standard while the Ministry of Education considers more substantial longer-term repair options. The school cannot do this alone and would appreciate the support of the school community to

VERO update

VERO update

Thursday, 23 August 2012 8:10 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

From the Stuff news website: Some Vero clients in Christchurch may not have their repairs started until 2015, the insurer says. Vero said today it would start repairs and rebuilding in Christchurch over three years, with some starting from this year through to start dates in 2014 and possibly 2015. The elderly and those with special health needs will have priority. Vero aims to give all its

Japanese Highway Rebuilt in 6 Days After Quake

Japanese Highway Rebuilt in 6 Days After Quake

Thursday, 23 August 2012 8:08 p.m. by QuakeOutcasts Popular

Latest volunteering opportunities with GTR

Latest volunteering opportunities with GTR

Thursday, 23 August 2012 10:21 a.m. by greeningtherubble

 

Football for women

Football for women

Wednesday, 22 August 2012 10:46 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

September 17th-23rd is Women and Girls week, dedicated to females in football.

Earthquake Royal Commission – Roles and Responsibilities

Earthquake Royal Commission – Roles and Responsibilities

Wednesday, 22 August 2012 9:30 p.m. by avonsidechch

The Royal Commission published a discussion paper on Roles and Responsibilities (here) and called for submissions. The summary of the discussion paper reads: This paper presents key issues that are faced by central and local government, and the building and construction industry, when developing and enforcing legal and best practice requirements for buildings in earthquake events. The paper

Day 545 - Dug to base, over

Day 545 - Dug to base, over

Wednesday, 22 August 2012 5:43 p.m. by addingtonaction

Addington Action will soon be equipped with Commercial Radio Telephone System - SIMPLEX to aid rapid private communications between base and mobile field crews.

Being supplied is a base station and 3 vehicle units. Extra handhelds can be added later on for $110 each. The system will work Christchurch wide.

Blair is kindly doing the work to make this happen.

Day 545 - Rowley Ave Bible Chapel meeting set

Day 545 - Rowley Ave Bible Chapel meeting set

Wednesday, 22 August 2012 5:20 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

This afternoon, members of the Rowley Ave Bible Chapel in Hoon Hay met with Addington Action to discuss setting up another distribution centre for the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op (CSFVC).

The new training booklet was used as the basis for discussion.

A date for a public meeting has been called at the church to establish a committee to run the distribution centre from 5pm - 7pm every Wednesday night for working people to pick up their packs on way home from work.
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Analysis of Bicycling Trends and Policies in Large North American Cities: Lessons for New York (and Christchurch)

Analysis of Bicycling Trends and Policies in Large North American Cities: Lessons for New York (and Christchurch)

Wednesday, 22 August 2012 2:07 p.m. by CoastalPathway

“This research report reviews trends in cycling levels, safety, and policies in large North American cities over the past two decades. We analyze aggregate national data as well as city-specific case study data for nine large cities (Chicago, Minneapolis, Montréal, …

Peterborough Village Timber Pile Test: Thursday 23 August 4pm

Peterborough Village Timber Pile Test: Thursday 23 August 4pm

Wednesday, 22 August 2012 11:04 a.m. by peterboroughvillage

Following on from our very productive February workshop on affordable construction on soft ground, it’s great TTT are coming down to test their innovative timber piles on a Village site (Le Pines’ site, the former Mainstreet Restaurant site, by Europcar, with soft ground to at least a 13 m depth). Site location: 840 – 848 …

An on-line TC3 residents’ survey

An on-line TC3 residents’ survey

Tuesday, 21 August 2012 10:09 p.m. by avonsidechch

The St Albans Community Website has published a link to an on-line survey for those on TC3 land. It would appear the survey information will be used to make statistical statements to media, Insurers, EQC and CERA.  Unfortunately there is nothing on the survey to identify who is running it, however none of the questions ask for personal information so it is worth a go (here). .

TC3 survey

TC3 survey

Tuesday, 21 August 2012 9:00 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Fill out this survey and help contribute to statistical material for EQC, CERA and the media.

High water table holds up pipework

High water table holds up pipework

Tuesday, 21 August 2012 7:23 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

The high water table is holding up wastewater pipe replacement work at the Bealey Avenue end of Champion Street and forcing a focus on Gresford Avenue end of Champion Street instead.

Day 544 -  Lyttelton St distribution depot

Day 544 - Lyttelton St distribution depot

Tuesday, 21 August 2012 5:35 p.m. by addingtonaction

Min Sikaleti met with Addington Action this morning to plan the establishment of a new distribution centre based in Lyttelton St Spreydon for the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op.

If necessary, Min will host the distribution centre in her garage each week, but some kind of public building would be preferable.

There is a large waiting list of people in Spreydon waiting to join the co-op.

Once a venue has been finalised, a public meeting will be called to establish ...

Vero’s view of progress

Vero’s view of progress

Monday, 20 August 2012 9:45 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

A new approach to Official Information Act requests

A new approach to Official Information Act requests

Saturday, 18 August 2012 9:15 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Land compensated, not remediated

Land compensated, not remediated

Saturday, 18 August 2012 2:32 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Quake advocacy groups make a difference

Quake advocacy groups make a difference

Saturday, 18 August 2012 2:12 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Christchurch Diocesan Earthquake Recovery Fund

Christchurch Diocesan Earthquake Recovery Fund

Saturday, 18 August 2012 1:03 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Hollow round timber piling to be tested

Hollow round timber piling to be tested

Saturday, 18 August 2012 12:35 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Day 540 - fruit & veggie co-op orders

Day 540 - fruit & veggie co-op orders

Friday, 17 August 2012 4:11 p.m. by addingtonaction

There are 184 orders from the distribution centres for fruit and veggie packs next week. These will be packed and distributed on Wednesday 22 August.

1 Addington Action
16 Eureka St
10 Generation Health
10 KidsFirst Kindergarten Selwyn St
39 Manuka Cottage
24 Opawa Baptist
12 Rowley Ave School
15 Rowley Resource Centre
42 Sydenham Community Centre
15 West Spreydon School

The start time for all packers is 9am at the Sydenham Community Centre 25-27 Hut ...

Ideas for Avon red zone

Ideas for Avon red zone

Thursday, 16 August 2012 10:03 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

A reformed Madras Street

A reformed Madras Street

Thursday, 16 August 2012 9:50 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

Day 539 - Cathedral Co-op on a roll

Day 539 - Cathedral Co-op on a roll

Thursday, 16 August 2012 9:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

Complain about EQC to Ombudsman

Complain about EQC to Ombudsman

Wednesday, 15 August 2012 11:47 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Ensuring local food supplies

Ensuring local food supplies

Wednesday, 15 August 2012 10:14 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

Aug 14: LPC site bought by the Council!

Aug 14: LPC site bought by the Council!

Wednesday, 15 August 2012 11:21 a.m. by GapFiller

The Lyttelton Petanque Club site has been bought by the Council to ensure Lyttelton has a ‘Town Square’, yay! Read more …    

Community Update 14 August 2012

Community Update 14 August 2012

Wednesday, 15 August 2012 11:07 a.m. by MtPleasantCC

 

Aug 14: Re-Entry Youth Concert! (#23)

Aug 14: Re-Entry Youth Concert! (#23)

Wednesday, 15 August 2012 10:44 a.m. by GapFiller

This event on a vacant site on Gloucester Street, CBD, was envisioned by a group of eight 14-17 year olds from St Andrews College, St Margarets, Cashmere High School and Hagley Community College after attending a Gap Filler workshop at White Elephants ‘WE Speak’ Conference in May 2012.  During this workshop which Trent and Coralie [...]

EQC change TC3 drilling FAQ again

EQC change TC3 drilling FAQ again

Wednesday, 15 August 2012 6:51 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Priority for repair work

Priority for repair work

Tuesday, 14 August 2012 11:00 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Red Zone zoning review and signing the Government offer.

Red Zone zoning review and signing the Government offer.

Tuesday, 14 August 2012 4:35 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Fruit and veggie co-ops workshop

Fruit and veggie co-ops workshop

Tuesday, 14 August 2012 7:43 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

Students give back to older generation

Students give back to older generation

Monday, 13 August 2012 11:51 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular