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Day 527 - Sheffield car donation

Day 527 - Sheffield car donation

Saturday, 4 August 2012 3:39 p.m. by addingtonaction

Liz from UK rang and left a phone message offering to donate a car which was stored in .

In case you are reading this Liz, Addington Action accepts.

Can you please make or by email.

Thanks
Mike Peters
Organiser
Addington Action

Phone 980-0902
Cell 027-2105-042

EQC update – drilling and repairs

EQC update – drilling and repairs

Friday, 3 August 2012 8:58 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

EQC update – drilling and repairs

EQC update – drilling and repairs

Friday, 3 August 2012 8:58 p.m. by avonsidechch

EQC updated their website today with information on the number and location of substantive repairs (complete with map) plus what is happening with the drilling programme. The web page is here. .

CERA hosts green zone meetings

CERA hosts green zone meetings

Friday, 3 August 2012 6:32 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Day 526 - EQC Campaign Committee

Day 526 - EQC Campaign Committee

Friday, 3 August 2012 5:42 p.m. by addingtonaction

The EQC Campaign Committee established by Addington Action will be meeting Monday 13 August to come up with a plan of action to arouse massive public pressure to sort EQC out so no one in future has to put up with their nonsense.

Seasoned and experienced campaigners are being invited to the meeting.

The plan will then be presented to wider meetings for ratification, and then execution.

Day 526 - EQC Campaign Committee

Day 526 - EQC Campaign Committee

Friday, 3 August 2012 5:42 p.m. by addingtonaction

The EQC Campaign Committee established by Addington Action will be meeting Monday 13 August to come up with a plan of action to arouse massive public pressure to sort EQC out so no one in future has to put up with their nonsense.

Seasoned and experienced campaigners with cool heads are being invited to the meeting.

The plan will then be presented to wider meetings for ratification, and then the campaign will begin.

Careful preparation, attention to detail, being based on the ...

Day 526 - Addington School joins co-op

Day 526 - Addington School joins co-op

Friday, 3 August 2012 9:43 a.m. by addingtonaction

Thursday afternoon last week, a meeting of the Addington School PTA in Addington decided to establish a school based distribution centre of the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op.

PTA member and school parent Amanda Wallis was charged with the task of setting this up. The distribution depot will be completely run by school parents for ordering and pick up at end of school. Any school families will be able to join.


22 Brougham St, Addington
Co-op enquiries phone o ...

Day 526 - Addington School joins co-op

Day 526 - Addington School joins co-op

Friday, 3 August 2012 9:43 a.m. by addingtonaction

Thursday afternoon last week, a meeting of the Addington School PTA in Addington decided to establish a school based distribution centre of the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op.

PTA member and school parent Amanda Wallis was charged with the task of setting this up. The distribution depot will be completely run by school parents for ordering and pick up at end of school. Any school families will be able to join.


22 Brougham St, Addington
Co-op enquiries phone o ...

Botanic Gardens holds photo competition

Botanic Gardens holds photo competition

Thursday, 2 August 2012 7:21 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Start taking some photos in the Botanic Gardens and next year enter your favourite pic into the Christchurch Botanic Gardens Photo Competition and you might win prizes, including photographic equipment. The winning photos will be displayed in a public exhibition.

Day 525 - Rowley Ave School joins co-op

Day 525 - Rowley Ave School joins co-op

Thursday, 2 August 2012 11:14 a.m. by addingtonaction

Yesterday afternoon, a meeting of 5 parents of kids at Rowley Ave School in Hoon Hay, established the latest distribution centre of the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op.

The end of school meeting worked who would do what. The intention is to start next week just with orders from themselves, and then slowly grow the numbers from other parents prepared to help until the distribution centre is very strongly established.


48 Rowley Ave, Hoon Hay
Co-op enquiries (to co ...

Day 525 - Rowley Ave School joins co-op

Day 525 - Rowley Ave School joins co-op

Thursday, 2 August 2012 11:14 a.m. by addingtonaction

Yesterday afternoon, a meeting of 5 parents of kids at Rowley Ave School in Hoon Hay, established the latest distribution centre of the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op.

The end of school meeting worked who would do what. The intention is to start next week just with orders from themselves, and then slowly grow the numbers from other parents prepared to help until the distribution centre is very strongly established.


48 Rowley Ave, Hoon Hay
Co-op enquiries Kryst ...

Planning events for Neighbourhood Week

Planning events for Neighbourhood Week

Thursday, 2 August 2012 8:16 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

Community groups in Shirley/Papanui (which of course includes St Albans) planning events at the end of October can apply to the Community Board before the end of August for some funding to help run the event. Neighbourhood Week is being held this year from 27 October to 4 November 2012

More bricks wanted for Packe Street Park

More bricks wanted for Packe Street Park

Thursday, 2 August 2012 7:47 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

TC3 residential rebuild

TC3 residential rebuild

Thursday, 2 August 2012 6:57 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Dealing with hard bargainers

Dealing with hard bargainers

Thursday, 2 August 2012 6:05 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

The final blueprint for a new Christchurch

The final blueprint for a new Christchurch

Wednesday, 1 August 2012 8:15 p.m. by ArchitectureNow

608 hectares of Christchurch city, including Hagley Park, will be divided into precincts for health, arts and entertainment, retail, and the justice and emergency sectors. New facilities will be built to replace those lost during the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes, resulting in an eventual loss of over 70% of Christchurch’s central city buildings. Highlights include facilities for high performance sports, health and innovation, and a new convention centre.

Day 524 - Rowley Resource Centre joins co-op

Day 524 - Rowley Resource Centre joins co-op

Wednesday, 1 August 2012 5:35 p.m. by addingtonaction

A meeting of 12 keen Hoon Hay and Halswell residents today established the latest distribution centre of the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op at Rowley Resource Centre.

The mid day meeting quickly set about carefully deciding who would do what.

The distribution centre then placed 6 orders from amongst those attending who had brought $10.


59 Rowley Ave, Hoon Hay
Co-op enquiries 322-8989
Wednesdays 12noon - 2pm
Open to anyone


The Halswell re ...

Day 524 - Rowley Resource Centre joins co-op

Day 524 - Rowley Resource Centre joins co-op

Wednesday, 1 August 2012 5:35 p.m. by addingtonaction

A meeting of 12 keen Hoon Hay and Halswell residents today established the latest distribution centre of the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op at Rowley Resource Centre.

The mid day meeting quickly set about carefully deciding who would do what.

The distribution centre then placed 6 orders from amongst those attending who had brought $10.


59 Rowley Ave, Hoon Hay
Co-op enquiries Liz 322-8989
Wednesdays 12noon - 2pm
Open to anyone


The Halswel ...

BBQ to welcome Lions building

BBQ to welcome Lions building

Wednesday, 1 August 2012 5:19 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

A BBQ has been organised on Thursday morning from 10.30am, courtesy of the St Albans Residents Association, to welcome the new Lions-owned building to the site of the now demolished St Albans Community Centre at 1047 Colombo Street. The building is expected to remain on the site for three to five years before being moved elsewhere and will act as a temporary (but reduced) community facility until such time as a permanent replacement is built

Community Update 31 July 2012

Community Update 31 July 2012

Wednesday, 1 August 2012 11:04 a.m. by MtPleasantCC

 

BMX Track…

BMX Track…

Wednesday, 1 August 2012 8:23 a.m. by peterboroughvillage

Click to read…. http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/christchurch-earthquake-2011/7371614/Students-work-to-brighten-city

Oxford Clinic – 137 Kilmore St

Oxford Clinic – 137 Kilmore St

Wednesday, 1 August 2012 8:22 a.m. by peterboroughvillage

The new hospital will be built at 137 Kilmore St, the former home of Medlab South, the defunct community laboratory provider. Click to read the article…. http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/news/7316355/Third-private-hospital-for-city

Magic Buttons

Magic Buttons

Tuesday, 31 July 2012 11:54 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

Thirty year transport plan

Thirty year transport plan

Tuesday, 31 July 2012 11:24 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Your feedback is required for the Christchurch City Council’s draft transport plan. But you have only a few weeks to have your say on the transport plan that will determine its development from 2015 to 2045.

Importance of Good Design – afterthoughts from first AGM

Importance of Good Design – afterthoughts from first AGM

Tuesday, 31 July 2012 10:53 p.m. by CoastalPathway

It was a pleasure attending the well-attended AGM on 26 July 2012. It’s great to see the community backing this fantastic proposal. You asked for contributions for your newsletter and / or your new website, so here are some thoughts …

Day 523 - fruit & veggie co-op

Day 523 - fruit & veggie co-op

Tuesday, 31 July 2012 6:29 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

Many Christchurch people are going hungry today through no fault of their own in a country that exports food around the world!.

This is because of very low wages, reduced work hours, unexpected earthquake costs, displacement, rapidly growing unemployment, rising food prices and benefit cuts.

Addington Action is organising



The fruit and veggie packs cost $10 each, contain between $20 to $30 worth of produce at supermarket prices, and can be ordered in a week in ...

Day 523 - fruit & veggie co-op

Day 523 - fruit & veggie co-op

Tuesday, 31 July 2012 6:29 p.m. by addingtonaction

Many Christchurch people are going hungry today through no fault of their own in a country that exports food around the world!.

This is because of very low wages, reduced work hours, unexpected earthquake costs, displacement, rapidly growing unemployment, rising food prices and benefit cuts.

Addington Action is organising


The fruit and veggie packs cost $10 each, contain between $20 to $30 worth of produce at supermarket prices, and can be ordered in a week in adva ...

Jul 31: Interview with our Favourite – Kim Hill

Jul 31: Interview with our Favourite – Kim Hill

Tuesday, 31 July 2012 3:33 p.m. by GapFiller

On Saturday morning, 28th July 2012, Ryan and Coralie had the pleasure of being on Kim Hill’s “Playing Favourite” programme.  Click here to listen, it’s pretty darn good!

Jul 31: How Johnny Moore created “Smash Palace”

Jul 31: How Johnny Moore created “Smash Palace”

Tuesday, 31 July 2012 2:19 p.m. by GapFiller

A conversation with Johnny Moore about creating SMASH PALACE Coralie Winn, June, 2012   Very early on in our conversation about creating Smash Palace, Johnny says he thinks he was a bit naïve. He’d lost his business in the February quake (Goodbye Blue Monday) and had thought that as a result he would be given [...]

How Johnny Moore created “Smash Palace”

How Johnny Moore created “Smash Palace”

Tuesday, 31 July 2012 2:19 p.m. by GapFiller

A conversation with Johnny Moore about creating SMASH PALACE Coralie Winn, June, 2012   Very early on in our conversation about creating Smash Palace, Johnny says he thinks he was a bit naïve. He’d lost his business in the February quake (Goodbye Blue Monday) and had thought that as a result he would be given […]

Red Cross Canterbury Earthquakes Recovery Update July 2012

Red Cross Canterbury Earthquakes Recovery Update July 2012

Tuesday, 31 July 2012 9:23 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

The plan for a new central city

The plan for a new central city

Monday, 30 July 2012 8:33 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Views sought on planned bus changes

Views sought on planned bus changes

Monday, 30 July 2012 5:35 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Day 522 - Addington Action to open building

Day 522 - Addington Action to open building

Monday, 30 July 2012 10:44 a.m. by addingtonaction

A celebration is planned for noon Saturday September 1 to launch Addington Action's new base of operations.

The base will have a well equipped workshop to be used by volunteers to repair uninsured homes, an office and canteen and will also be the base for the packing centre of the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op.

Supporters are welcome to attend the opening.

Further details will be announced over the coming weeks.

Day 522 - Addington Action to open building

Day 522 - Addington Action to open building

Monday, 30 July 2012 10:44 a.m. by addingtonaction

A celebration is planned for noon Saturday September 1 to launch Addington Action's new base of operations.

The base will have a well equipped workshop to be used by volunteers to repair uninsured homes, an office and canteen and will also be the base for the packing centre of the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op.

Supporters are welcome to attend the opening.

Further details will be announced over the coming weeks.

Join the Movement for the Real Recovery

Join the Movement for the Real Recovery

Monday, 30 July 2012 10:40 a.m. by QuakeOutcasts

Volunteers welcomed – Here is how they help

Volunteers welcomed – Here is how they help

Monday, 30 July 2012 8:43 a.m. by greeningtherubble

Greening the Rubble has a volunteer team forming the charitable trust that will guide its work. Six trustees have offered their time and skills to govern the project, assisted by a less-formal Projects Advisory Group. The Trustees are: Judith Roper-Lindsay (chair), Meg Christie, Roy Montgomery, Shane Orchard, Suzanne Vallance (secretary) and Wade Robertson. They connect [...]

Day 521 - Christchurch Kerala Association help Rowley

Day 521 - Christchurch Kerala Association help Rowley

Sunday, 29 July 2012 3:48 p.m. by addingtonaction

This afternoon, members of the Christchurch Kerala Association (CKA) put up 40 street posters in Rowley to advertise the August 1 meetings to bring the fruit & veggie co-op to Hoon Hay.

The area covered was enclosed by Hendersons Rd - Halswell Rd - Redgrave St, and just south of Hoon Hay Park.

The posters were not laminated and are only designed to stay up till Thursday. Once 3 or 4 new distribution centres are firmly established, permanent laminated posters will go up in the a ...

Day 521 - Christchurch Kerala Association help Rowley

Day 521 - Christchurch Kerala Association help Rowley

Sunday, 29 July 2012 3:48 p.m. by addingtonaction

This afternoon, members of the Christchurch Kerala Association (CKA) put up 40 street posters in Rowley to advertise the August 1 meetings to bring the fruit & veggie co-op to Hoon Hay.

The area covered was enclosed by Hendersons Rd - Halswell Rd - Redgrave St, and just south of Hoon Hay Park.

The posters were not laminated and are only designed to stay up till Thursday. Once 3 or 4 new distribution centres are firmly established, permanent laminated posters will go up in the a ...

Day 521 - Christchurch Kerela Association help Rowley

Day 521 - Christchurch Kerela Association help Rowley

Sunday, 29 July 2012 3:48 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

 

he ra moumahara

he ra moumahara

Friday, 27 July 2012 3:57 p.m. by RenewBrighton Popular


Day 519 - EQC Campaign Committee established

Day 519 - EQC Campaign Committee established

Friday, 27 July 2012 2:30 p.m. by addingtonaction

Addington Action established an EQC Campaign Committee at its recent monthly membership meeting. This is in response to demands from affected members and residents from the area the Addington Action organises.

The Co-ordinator is Jo McLean.

Initial members of the committee are

Day 519 - EQC Campaign Committee established

Day 519 - EQC Campaign Committee established

Friday, 27 July 2012 2:30 p.m. by addingtonaction

Addington Action established an EQC Campaign Committee at its recent monthly membership meeting. This is in response to requests from affected members and also from affected residents living in the working class area that Addington Action organises from Ensors Rd to Hendersons Rd.

The triggering point was the recent changes by EQC to opting out.

The intention is to run a very large effective public campaign to force through changes to EQC in the manner and way it deals with the pub ...

Assigning insurance policies

Assigning insurance policies

Friday, 27 July 2012 6:10 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Initial AGM, 26 July 2012.  Recliffs Bowling Club

Initial AGM, 26 July 2012. Recliffs Bowling Club

Thursday, 26 July 2012 11:59 p.m. by CoastalPathway

Widespread community support for the Christchurch Coastal Pathway continues unabated, with over 80 people packing out the Redcliff’s Bowling Club for the inaugural AGM on Thursday 26th July. As guest speaker, Grant Porteous, planning director behind the creation of the …

Brown water in St Albans ‘safe to drink’

Brown water in St Albans ‘safe to drink’

Thursday, 26 July 2012 6:30 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

According to reports in the Press and a recorded council message, water in St Albans and adjacent suburbs was a bit discolored on Wednesday, but things are gradually getting clearer. The water is safe to drink.

Sunday walk in the park

Sunday walk in the park

Thursday, 26 July 2012 5:53 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Stretching Out at St Albans. Meet at St Albans Park in Edward Ave opposite Allard St at 10.30am on Sunday September 16. Find out a bit more about your neighborhood, meet your neighbours and other walkers and get some exercise at the same time. These walks,led by Warren Cain, are on flat ground and last for one hour. If getting to the starting point by bus look out for a 46 or an M bus.

Day 518 - Hoon Hay Presbyterian

Day 518 - Hoon Hay Presbyterian

Thursday, 26 July 2012 2:08 p.m. by addingtonaction

Hoon Hay Presbyterian have agreed to provide space for a distribution centre to operate as part of the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op. The Parish Council discussed this at a recent meeting and they will also advertise the co-op to the church.

The Church is located at 5 Downing St, Hoon Hay.

Day 518 - Hoon Hay Presbyterian

Day 518 - Hoon Hay Presbyterian

Thursday, 26 July 2012 2:08 p.m. by addingtonaction

Hoon Hay Presbyterian have agreed to provide space for a distribution centre to operate as part of the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op. The Parish Council discussed this proposal at a recent meeting and they will also advertise the co-op to the church.

The Church is located at 5 Downing St, Hoon Hay.

Thank you Rev Arii Taimataora and friends at Hoon Hay Presbyterian.

Alpine fault

Alpine fault

Thursday, 26 July 2012 9:40 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Deed of assignment documents needed

Deed of assignment documents needed

Thursday, 26 July 2012 7:54 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

TC3 Rallies to EQC and IAG

TC3 Rallies to EQC and IAG

Thursday, 26 July 2012 1:35 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

TC3 landowners will be taking to the streets of Addington to make sure that EQC and insurance companies are aware of their views. The rally begins at midday on August 8 with speeches and is followed by a march to EQC HQ on the corner of Clarence and Princess Streets and to nearby IAG.

Council communication audit report

Council communication audit report

Wednesday, 25 July 2012 9:38 p.m. by avonsidechch

 

Day 517 - Addington Action adopts no violence policy

Day 517 - Addington Action adopts no violence policy

Wednesday, 25 July 2012 8:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

Addington Action formally adopted a strict policy at all sites it operates at. This will be strictly enforced and any individuals who break this policy will be asked to leave immediately.

The policy was adopted at tonight monthly membership meeting of Addington Action. This is in response to a recent incident where a member of Addington Action was physically threatened by someone working for another organisation.

Day 517 - Addington Action adopts no violence policy

Day 517 - Addington Action adopts no violence policy

Wednesday, 25 July 2012 8:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

Addington Action formally adopted a strict policy at all sites it operates at. This will be strictly enforced and any individuals who break this policy will be asked to leave immediately.

The policy was adopted at tonight monthly membership meeting of Addington Action. This is in response to a recent incident where a member of Addington Action was physically threatened at a project by someone working for another organisation involved in the same project.

LOST HERITAGE: 1 Eversleigh Street

LOST HERITAGE: 1 Eversleigh Street

Tuesday, 24 July 2012 7:13 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

The New Zealand Historic Places Trust has removed item 3722 from its register of heritage buildings in Christchurch because the house has been demolished following the earthquakes. The house at the corner of 82 Springfield Road and 1 Eversleigh Street, St Albans, Christchurch, built in 1906, was registered as a Category 1 historic place.

BMX Pump Track: old Cafe Valentino site on Colombo St. – July 28th!

BMX Pump Track: old Cafe Valentino site on Colombo St. – July 28th!

Tuesday, 24 July 2012 6:55 p.m. by peterboroughvillage