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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

 

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

Book launch tonight - Selling the Dream

Book launch tonight - Selling the Dream

Monday, 15 October 2012 3:10 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Peter Beck

Peter Beck

Monday, 15 October 2012 1:31 p.m. by ChristchurchVoices Popular

Lester Bryant

Lester Bryant

Monday, 15 October 2012 12:30 p.m. by ChristchurchVoices Popular












Awesome 2013 Christchurch Calendar! Fundraiser!

Awesome 2013 Christchurch Calendar! Fundraiser!

Monday, 15 October 2012 12:36 a.m. by MinistryofAwesome Popular

Garry Moore

Garry Moore

Saturday, 13 October 2012 5:30 p.m. by ChristchurchVoices Popular

Christchurch Voices

Christchurch Voices

Saturday, 13 October 2012 5:12 p.m. by ChristchurchVoices Popular

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 ...

R.I.P. Min

R.I.P. Min

Saturday, 13 October 2012 12:01 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Southern Response - temporary repairs to houses

Southern Response - temporary repairs to houses

Friday, 12 October 2012 10:59 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Day 596 - fruit & veggie orders

Day 596 - fruit & veggie orders

Friday, 12 October 2012 5:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

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 Addington
25 Eureka St
12 Hoon Hay Presbyterian
50 Manuka Cottage
50 Opawa Baptist
20 Rowley Resource Centre
25 Salvation Army Sydenham
13 Spreydon Baptist Cobham Hall
37 St Bernadette's Hall
15 St Mary's Heathcote
47 Sydenham Community Centre

The ...

The Summer Pallet Pavilion is Open! (#22)

The Summer Pallet Pavilion is Open! (#22)

Friday, 12 October 2012 2:44 p.m. by GapFiller

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 [...]

The Pallet Pavilion (#22)

The Pallet Pavilion (#22)

Friday, 12 October 2012 2:44 p.m. by GapFiller

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 [...]

The Summer Pallet Pavilion (#22)

The Summer Pallet Pavilion (#22)

Friday, 12 October 2012 2:44 p.m. by GapFiller

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 [...]

Edgeware Croquet Club reopens

Edgeware Croquet Club reopens

Thursday, 11 October 2012 6:40 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

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.

Some houses need a lift above flood plains

Some houses need a lift above flood plains

Thursday, 11 October 2012 6:26 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Community gardens bus trip

Community gardens bus trip

Wednesday, 10 October 2012 11:38 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

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.

Holy Trinity Avonside - Parish and Community Fair:

Holy Trinity Avonside - Parish and Community Fair:

Wednesday, 10 October 2012 11:06 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Results of fundraising raffle for Moët & Chandon champagne

Results of fundraising raffle for Moët & Chandon champagne

Wednesday, 10 October 2012 10:05 p.m. by CoastalPathway Popular

Prize – Moet + Chandon Imperial Magnum  won by Brad McClay Prize – Moet + Chandon Imperial Magnum  won by Trisha Blik Total raffle funds raised was $560.00.  Many thanks to all who bought tickets. And a special thank you to  Rai …

Day 594 - Addington Action leases 124 Garlands Rd

Day 594 - Addington Action leases 124 Garlands Rd

Wednesday, 10 October 2012 8:36 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

A special general meeting tonight of Addington Action members voted to sign a lease with the Christchurch City Council for 124 Garlands Rd in Opawa.

Packe St park marks Neighbourhood Week

Packe St park marks Neighbourhood Week

Wednesday, 10 October 2012 8:08 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Insurance silliness haunts St Albans complex

Insurance silliness haunts St Albans complex

Wednesday, 10 October 2012 6:38 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

New Brighton Project Update October 2012

New Brighton Project Update October 2012

Wednesday, 10 October 2012 12:07 p.m. by newbrightonproject Popular

 

Checklist for TC3 home sales

Checklist for TC3 home sales

Tuesday, 9 October 2012 9:28 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Creating an ethical human rights culture for all

Creating an ethical human rights culture for all

Tuesday, 9 October 2012 8:41 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Demand for St Albans rentals pushes up prices

Demand for St Albans rentals pushes up prices

Tuesday, 9 October 2012 8:17 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Post-earthquake plasterboard repairs

Post-earthquake plasterboard repairs

Tuesday, 9 October 2012 8:05 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Great forum today...

Great forum today...

Tuesday, 9 October 2012 3:52 p.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi Popular

Oct 8: “I hope Christchurch will …”

Oct 8: “I hope Christchurch will …”

Tuesday, 9 October 2012 11:22 a.m. by GapFiller

Some UC students recently completed this project with a little help from us… Well done Lucy McLeod and students from College House for the lead you took on this.

Oct 8 2012 – Feb 15 2014: “I hope Christchurch will …”

Oct 8 2012 – Feb 15 2014: “I hope Christchurch will …”

Tuesday, 9 October 2012 11:22 a.m. by GapFiller

Some UC students completed this project with a little help from us… Well done Lucy McLeod and students from College House at UC for the lead you took on this. The project is on Colombo Street, near the intersection with Tuam. Chalk was used to fill out what you hoped will happen in our city […]

Oct 8 2012: “I hope Christchurch will …”

Oct 8 2012: “I hope Christchurch will …”

Tuesday, 9 October 2012 11:22 a.m. by GapFiller

Some UC students completed this project with a little help from us… Well done Lucy McLeod and students from College House at UC for the lead you took on this. The project is on Colombo Street, near the intersection with Tuam. Chalk was used to fill out what you hoped will happen in our city […]

Spring River Festival celebrates Avon River

Spring River Festival celebrates Avon River

Tuesday, 9 October 2012 2:43 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

The Mairehau September edition

The Mairehau September edition

Monday, 8 October 2012 11:28 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Day 592 - Red Cross gives more help with power and storage bills

Day 592 - Red Cross gives more help with power and storage bills

Monday, 8 October 2012 5:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

The New Zealand Red Cross 2011 Earthquake Commission today approved more help with electricity bills for all households that received its 2012 Winter Assistance Grant.

Around 6000 households will receive a second payment of $400 which will be paid directly to their power company.

The previous grant was $100 for each of the four months of June, July, August and September.

Commission head Sir John Hansen says the second payment is in recognition of the fact many people are sti ...

See you tomorrow.

See you tomorrow.

Monday, 8 October 2012 2:43 p.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi Popular

Day 592 - Comcare Trust joins co-op

Day 592 - Comcare Trust joins co-op

Monday, 8 October 2012 1:44 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

This morning a meeting was held with staff at Comcare Trust in Addington to establish another distribution centre for the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op (CSFVC).

AMI/Southern Response Insurance Watch Cluster Meeting

AMI/Southern Response Insurance Watch Cluster Meeting

Saturday, 6 October 2012 6:17 p.m. by FerrymeadBrookhaven Popular


Framing the central city: again

Framing the central city: again

Friday, 5 October 2012 9:00 p.m. by ArchitectureNow Popular

Day 589 - Holcim volunteers paint building

Day 589 - Holcim volunteers paint building

Friday, 5 October 2012 6:00 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

Today 4 volunteers from Holcim joined the Addington Action work crew and spent the day painting a building in Strickland St that is being used by Christchurch South Community Gardens as a community facility.

Denise, Deirdre, George and Ngaire joined Des and Mike and they all did a great job putting on 30 litres of paint with roller brushes and paint brushes. The new mobile scaffolding was used for painting the high bits because it was safer to do it this way.

Teams of volunteers fr ...

Day 589 - fruit & veggie orders

Day 589 - fruit & veggie orders

Friday, 5 October 2012 5:30 p.m. by addingtonaction

There are 266 orders from 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 10 October.

2 Addington Action
18 Eureka St
9 Hoon Hay Presbyterian
14 Generation Health
48 Manuka Cottage
37 Opawa Baptist
18 Rowley Resource Centre
21 Salvation Army Sydenham
11 Spreydon Baptist Cobham Hall
30 St Bernadette's Hall
13 St Mary's Heathcote
45 Sydenham Community C ...

Lumley Insurance Cluster Meeting

Lumley Insurance Cluster Meeting

Friday, 5 October 2012 2:42 p.m. by FerrymeadBrookhaven Popular

Tribute to Avonside

Tribute to Avonside

Friday, 5 October 2012 7:30 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Tribute to Avonside: Service of Thanksgiving