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The lie of the land

The lie of the land

Wednesday, 8 August 2012 11:16 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Day 531 - TC3 residents message to EQC

Day 531 - TC3 residents message to EQC

Wednesday, 8 August 2012 5:51 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

By Carmel Jagger

[This is the text of a speech given at a noon protest rally by TC3 residents outside the EQC office in Princess St, Addington today.]

EQC – a government owned crown entity.  Established to provide earthquake cover for purchasers’ of fire insurance.

With cover provided by EQC and the additional cover provided by our private insurers you would think we would be assured of our recovery at a time of natural disaster.&nb ...

Day 531 - TC3 residents message to EQC

Day 531 - TC3 residents message to EQC

Wednesday, 8 August 2012 5:51 p.m. by addingtonaction

By Carmel Jagger

[This is the text of a speech given at a noon protest rally by TC3 residents outside the EQC office in Princess St, Addington today.]



EQC – a government owned crown entity.  Established to provide earthquake cover for purchasers’ of fire insurance.

With cover provided by EQC and the additional cover provided by our private insurers you would think we would be assured of our recovery at a time of natural disaster.  This is quite simply not t ...

Youth market starts this weekend

Youth market starts this weekend

Wednesday, 8 August 2012 5:16 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

The opening of the Christchurch Youth Market at 11 am on Saturday, August 11 offers an opportunity to view the recently completed 298 Youth Health Clinic and see the Youth Hub off to a good start.

Community Update 7 August 2012

Community Update 7 August 2012

Wednesday, 8 August 2012 11:44 a.m. by MtPleasantCC

 

Buoyant foundations for TC3 homes?

Buoyant foundations for TC3 homes?

Wednesday, 8 August 2012 7:22 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Ombudsman’s Office–EQC complaints fact sheet

Ombudsman’s Office–EQC complaints fact sheet

Wednesday, 8 August 2012 6:27 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Random Acts of Kindness Day

Random Acts of Kindness Day

Tuesday, 7 August 2012 10:11 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

New Zealand’s Random Acts of Kindness Day is set for Saturday, 1 September. RAK day began at a national level in 2005, where the entire country is challenged to do something kind to a friend or stranger for no reason at all. Other countries hold something similar on different days.

Earthquake Royal Commission – Opening Submission for Christchurch City Council

Earthquake Royal Commission – Opening Submission for Christchurch City Council

Tuesday, 7 August 2012 6:55 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

The Royal Commission has published the Opening Submission of Counsel for the Christchurch City Council here.

Day 530 - Co-op training manual published

Day 530 - Co-op training manual published

Tuesday, 7 August 2012 6:29 p.m. by addingtonaction

A training manual has been produced for volunteers at the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op.

The contents are

The 14 page manual was written and published by Addington Action and will be revised monthly to include everyone's great suggestions and changes to the way the co-op operates. The August 2012 edition is the first.

30 copies will be handed out tomorrow to the volunteers helping with the weekly packing.

Day 530 - Co-op training manual published

Day 530 - Co-op training manual published

Tuesday, 7 August 2012 6:29 p.m. by addingtonaction

A training manual has been produced for volunteers at the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op.

The contents are

The 14 page manual was written and published by Addington Action and will be revised monthly to include everyone's great suggestions and changes to the way the co-op operates. The August 2012 edition is the first.

30 copies will be handed out tomorrow to the volunteers helping with the weekly packing.

Christchurch land grab?

Christchurch land grab?

Tuesday, 7 August 2012 5:45 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

We have received this video link from a group calling itself Against Agenda 21, linking the Christchurch CBD changes, which they describe as a Land Grab, to the United Nations ‘world government”. True, or just another conspiracy theory? Make your own minds up and if you want to discuss it here, just a reminder that comments are moderated. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pRK3LAIYg78&feature=youtu.be

Christchurch land grab?

Christchurch land grab?

Tuesday, 7 August 2012 5:45 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular


Positive Ageing Expo in October

Positive Ageing Expo in October

Tuesday, 7 August 2012 5:31 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Red Cross torch radios

Red Cross torch radios

Tuesday, 7 August 2012 5:18 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Paula Bennett to speak

Paula Bennett to speak

Tuesday, 7 August 2012 5:05 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

Aug 7: Gap-Filling is spreading!

Aug 7: Gap-Filling is spreading!

Tuesday, 7 August 2012 1:56 p.m. by GapFiller

DIY urbanism is taking off…Yeah! On this page we’re going to share with you other places around Christchurch (and further afield) that have taken a leaf out of Gap Filler’s book and activated some of their vacant spaces in creative ways. SVA and Entre – Telogis In Our Backyard Competition On 28 July, students from [...]

Scientific link between small earthquakes and injection wells

Scientific link between small earthquakes and injection wells

Tuesday, 7 August 2012 12:48 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Website ScienceDaily.com has an article that demonstrates a link between injection wells  (used to dispose of the wastes from fracking). 

Seeking new models for aged care

Seeking new models for aged care

Tuesday, 7 August 2012 12:04 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

OPEN FORUM with Denise Kidd

OPEN FORUM with Denise Kidd

Monday, 6 August 2012 10:00 p.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi Popular






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Wednesday 8th August TC3 Rally

Wednesday 8th August TC3 Rally

Monday, 6 August 2012 11:36 a.m. by Actionforchcheast Popular


Day 529 - subscribe to CSFVC Weekly Newsletter

Day 529 - subscribe to CSFVC Weekly Newsletter

Monday, 6 August 2012 7:00 a.m. by addingtonaction Popular

The Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op (CSFVC) has a weekly email newsletter for members and supporters of the co-op.


Day 529 - subscribe to CSFVC Weekly Newsletter

Day 529 - subscribe to CSFVC Weekly Newsletter

Monday, 6 August 2012 7:00 a.m. by addingtonaction

The Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op (CSFVC) has a weekly email newsletter for members and supporters of the co-op.

Office of the Ombudsman - update

Office of the Ombudsman - update

Monday, 6 August 2012 6:10 a.m. by avonsidechch

I’m not sure what this is a sign of but – the Office of the Ombudsman now has a Facebook presence here. They have also spruced up their website which is now much more user friendly (here).

Office of the Ombudsman - update

Office of the Ombudsman - update

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

 

Students volunteer time

Students volunteer time

Monday, 6 August 2012 12:43 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Any community groups in St Albans with projects that could do with a hand?

Lost Christchurch featured on website

Lost Christchurch featured on website

Sunday, 5 August 2012 11:36 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Pipework in north part of St Albans

Pipework in north part of St Albans

Sunday, 5 August 2012 11:14 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Replanting marks work completion

Replanting marks work completion

Sunday, 5 August 2012 11:02 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Wild adventures for dads

Wild adventures for dads

Sunday, 5 August 2012 10:19 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

 

CERA–Green Zone community meetings

CERA–Green Zone community meetings

Sunday, 5 August 2012 8:30 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Day 528 - Christchurch Fruit and Vege Co-op on Facebook

Day 528 - Christchurch Fruit and Vege Co-op on Facebook

Sunday, 5 August 2012 3:29 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

A Facebook group has been created for the wider Christchurch Fruit and Vege Co-op that the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op (CSFVC) is part of.



The Facebook group has regular information about the 22 (and growing) distribution centres spread across Christchurch.

Anyone can ask to join this , only administrators from the 5 co-ops can make new posts and anyone can comment.

Day 528 - Christchurch Fruit and Vege Co-op on Facebook

Day 528 - Christchurch Fruit and Vege Co-op on Facebook

Sunday, 5 August 2012 3:29 p.m. by addingtonaction

A Facebook group has been created for the wider Christchurch Fruit and Vege Co-op that the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op (CSFVC) is part of.



The Facebook group has regular information about the 22 (and growing) distribution centres spread across Christchurch.

Anyone can ask to join this , only administrators from the 5 co-ops can make new posts and anyone can comment on the posts.

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

Day 527 - Sheffield car donation

Day 527 - Sheffield car donation

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

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 Popular

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 Popular

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 Popular

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 Popular

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 Popular

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 Popular

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

Another Truly Voluntary Buyback Scheme Based on Market Value

Another Truly Voluntary Buyback Scheme Based on Market Value

Wednesday, 1 August 2012 12:29 p.m. by QuakeOutcasts Popular

Community Update 31 July 2012

Community Update 31 July 2012

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

 

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 Popular

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 Popular