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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

 

Govt Advisor: Red Zoning Has “No Legal Status”

Govt Advisor: Red Zoning Has “No Legal Status”

Friday, 27 July 2012 5:21 p.m. by QuakeOutcasts 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 Popular

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 Popular

 

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

                     

Police explosions and gunfire coming up in Burwood

Police explosions and gunfire coming up in Burwood

Tuesday, 24 July 2012 4:32 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Community Update 20 July 2012

Community Update 20 July 2012

Tuesday, 24 July 2012 1:03 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

 

Community Update 2 July 2012

Community Update 2 July 2012

Tuesday, 24 July 2012 1:02 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

 

Community Update 30 June 2012

Community Update 30 June 2012

Tuesday, 24 July 2012 12:32 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

Please find below a message from Karen Theobald on arrangements post the White Zone announcement yesterday.

Why Few Cantabrians Interested in CERAs Strategy

Why Few Cantabrians Interested in CERA's Strategy

Tuesday, 24 July 2012 10:03 a.m. by QuakeOutcasts Popular

Roadworks

Roadworks

Tuesday, 24 July 2012 2:46 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

CanCERN 2012 AGM Minutes

CanCERN 2012 AGM Minutes

Tuesday, 24 July 2012 2:31 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular


St Albans Conversation followup

St Albans Conversation followup

Tuesday, 24 July 2012 1:40 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

A followup to the St Albans Conversation Meeting earlier this year is being held on August 9 at the Edgeware Bowling Club at 6pm.

Helen Clark on disaster risk reduction

Helen Clark on disaster risk reduction

Tuesday, 24 July 2012 1:19 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Former Prime Minister, Helen Clarke will be speaking on Building Resilience -the importance of prioritizing disaster risk reduction at the Aurora Centre, Burnside High School at 6.30pm on August 15. This free lecture, the annual Hopkins lecture, is organized by Futureintech, an IPENZ initiative.

TC3 Rally – Monday July 30 outside CCC

TC3 Rally – Monday July 30 outside CCC

Tuesday, 24 July 2012 1:02 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular


URGENT – St Albans. TC3 homes with foundation damage: Do you have a written statement from EQC or your insurers?

URGENT – St Albans. TC3 homes with foundation damage: Do you have a written statement from EQC or your insurers?

Monday, 23 July 2012 11:21 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Do you have a written statement from EQC and/or an insurance company in regards to your house and its foundation damage?  These are urgently required for a meeting with EQC, CERA and the Dept of Housing later this week where they will be presented ”facts from their own mouths.” The information received will be depersonalised and collated.

Ansvar credit downgrade

Ansvar credit downgrade

Monday, 23 July 2012 7:45 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Day 514 - Builders laid off as earthquake recovery falters

Day 514 - Builders laid off as earthquake recovery falters

Sunday, 22 July 2012 11:35 a.m. by addingtonaction Popular


21/7/2012

According to the latest bulletin from The Earthquake Commission -


Action for Christchurch East has been talking with local trades people and Fletchers customers and we have been presented with a very different story...
Months after the September 2010 earthquake contractors and building firms were told to prepare for the pending flood of work, hire enough staff to deal with the rebuild, increase middle management levels and purchase the equipment necessary ...

Day 514 - Builders laid off as earthquake recovery falters

Day 514 - Builders laid off as earthquake recovery falters

Sunday, 22 July 2012 11:35 a.m. by addingtonaction


21/7/2012

According to the latest bulletin from The Earthquake Commission -


Action for Christchurch East has been talking with local trades people and Fletchers customers and we have been presented with a very different story...
Months after the September 2010 earthquake contractors and building firms were told to prepare for the pending flood of work, hire enough staff to deal with the rebuild, increase middle management levels and purchase the equipment necessary ...

Builders laid off as earthquake recovery falters

Builders laid off as earthquake recovery falters

Saturday, 21 July 2012 10:35 p.m. by Actionforchcheast Popular






     In the past week the pricing allowances for materials has been stripped, leaving painters and plasterers dealing with $19 per square metre - a 20 per cent drop in pay!  CTU president Helen Kelly has labelled it "an abuse of contracted labour"
   
    To top it off we have heard that EQR hubs have explained to contractors that the work flow will be "at best one new job a week" for each firm. With the majori ...

Home personal assistants required

Home personal assistants required

Saturday, 21 July 2012 10:03 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Looking for fun energetic, reliable, flexible Home Personal Assistants to support a fun, independent outgoing female in her twenties with her personal support needs, which include assisting with showering and domestic support for about one hour in the morning. You’ll be working on a roster, Monday to Wednesday one week and Thursday to Sunday the next week. Call 0211330222 for an interview.

EQC - changes to the rules on non-structural repairs

EQC - changes to the rules on non-structural repairs

Saturday, 21 July 2012 6:19 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

EQC announced yesterday that non-structural repairs under $15,000 (formally $10,000) will now be paid out to homeowners rather than passed to the Canterbury Home Repair Programme (Fletcher EQR). It appears that this will be an automatic process with homeowners having to opt back in if they don’t want to undertake the repairs themselves. The media release (here) reads: 20 Jul 2012 EQC has

EQC drilling plan update

EQC drilling plan update

Friday, 20 July 2012 9:17 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

EQC updated it’s drilling plan on Thursday (here).

Day 513 - Addington School PTA to discuss co-op

Day 513 - Addington School PTA to discuss co-op

Friday, 20 July 2012 8:28 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

The Addington School PTA will be discussing whether to join the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op at its July 26 meeting. The proposal is to establish a distribution centre at the school run by parents for the school families on a Wednesday at end of school.

Day 513 - Addington School PTA to discuss co-op

Day 513 - Addington School PTA to discuss co-op

Friday, 20 July 2012 8:28 p.m. by addingtonaction

The Addington School PTA will be discussing whether to join the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op at its July 26 meeting. The proposal is to establish a distribution centre at the school run by parents for the school families on a Wednesday at end of school.

Latimer Hotel - first on the block

Latimer Hotel - first on the block

Friday, 20 July 2012 5:00 p.m. by ArchitectureNow

In Christchurch, what happens underground is very important.

Jul 20: Poetica – Instant Poetry project

Jul 20: Poetica – Instant Poetry project

Friday, 20 July 2012 2:29 p.m. by GapFiller

Blank central city wall comes to life on National Poetry Day! Urban poetry project, POETICA has produced an interactive poetry installation on the wall of 614 Colombo Street (former Begg’s Music store) for its first poetry project, The Instant Poetry Wall. The purpose of the project is to visualise the regeneration of Christchurch as an [...]

Poetica – Instant Poetry project

Poetica – Instant Poetry project

Friday, 20 July 2012 2:29 p.m. by GapFiller

Blank central city wall comes to life on National Poetry Day! Urban poetry project, POETICA has produced an interactive poetry installation on the wall of 614 Colombo Street (former Begg’s Music store) for its first poetry project, The Instant Poetry Wall. The purpose of the project is to visualise the regeneration of Christchurch as an […]

Red Zone workshops – Avonside and Wainoni Q&A available

Red Zone workshops – Avonside and Wainoni Q&A available

Friday, 20 July 2012 12:02 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Insurance watchdog

Insurance watchdog

Thursday, 19 July 2012 8:37 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Explore new options for communities

Explore new options for communities

Thursday, 19 July 2012 7:15 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Art classes at the Drawing Room

Art classes at the Drawing Room

Thursday, 19 July 2012 6:54 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Fun football at St Albans School

Fun football at St Albans School

Thursday, 19 July 2012 6:22 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Mainland Football offers 5-10 year olds more touches of the ball, more skills and more confidence. The programme runs after school on Mondays from 3pm to 4.15pm on the St Albans School field. Sessions begin on July 23 and the eight week programme costs $56 per participant. Register at Mainland

Cold and damp delays Madras St resealing

Cold and damp delays Madras St resealing

Thursday, 19 July 2012 6:13 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Sealing work on Block One, Madras Street, which was expected to finish at the end of June, has been delayed by cold temperatures and damp conditions. Sealing work requires dry conditions and cannot be carried out if the temperatures dip below 5 degrees celsius. SCIRT (Stronger Christchurch) now expects the work to be carried out by July 27.

Detour for Hills Road traffic

Detour for Hills Road traffic

Thursday, 19 July 2012 5:56 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Jul 19: Happy First Birthday Book Exchange!

Jul 19: Happy First Birthday Book Exchange!

Thursday, 19 July 2012 4:38 p.m. by GapFiller

Our Think Differently book exchange turned one on Tuesday, 17 July 2012. A few people came along for some cake and a book on a sunny winter morning. The fridge has really exceeded all our expectations. It has been so well used and adopted by the local community. In its first year it was pushed [...]

Jul 19: 2012-2013 CCC Annual Plan Submission

Jul 19: 2012-2013 CCC Annual Plan Submission

Thursday, 19 July 2012 3:49 p.m. by GapFiller

  Click here to read our Annual Plan Submission 2012-2013!

2012-2013 CCC Annual Plan Submission

2012-2013 CCC Annual Plan Submission

Thursday, 19 July 2012 3:49 p.m. by GapFiller

  Click here to read our Annual Plan Submission 2012-2013!

Day 512 - Sydenham meeting to expand co-op

Day 512 - Sydenham meeting to expand co-op

Thursday, 19 July 2012 3:39 p.m. by addingtonaction

There is growing demand in the Sydenham area, so we need to set up an additional distribution centre so anyone can join the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op (CSFVC).

The key person who previously ran this distribution centre is now overseas so a residents committee needs to be formed to run it. The current distribution centre at Sydenham Community Centre is now full up and cannot take everyone from the area.

Come to a meeting to both join and help organise a second loc ...

Day 512 - Sydenham meeting to expand co-op

Day 512 - Sydenham meeting to expand co-op

Thursday, 19 July 2012 3:39 p.m. by addingtonaction

There is growing demand in the Sydenham area, so we need to set up an additional distribution centre so anyone can join the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op (CSFVC).

The key person who previously ran this distribution centre is now overseas so a residents committee needs to be formed to run it. The current distribution centre at Sydenham Community Centre is now full up and cannot take everyone else from the area.

Come to a meeting to both join and help organise a secon ...

Another Ansvar update

Another Ansvar update

Thursday, 19 July 2012 10:01 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Day 511 - Eureka!

Day 511 - Eureka!

Wednesday, 18 July 2012 1:57 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

Today Eureka St became the latest distribution centre to join the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op. Eureka St is in Wainoni and the distribution centre is a split off that has grown out of the distribution centre operating at the Sydenham Community Centre.

So well done Karen and friends!

Day 511 - Eureka!

Day 511 - Eureka!

Wednesday, 18 July 2012 1:57 p.m. by addingtonaction

Today Eureka St became the latest distribution centre to join the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op. Eureka St is in Wainoni and the distribution centre is a split off that has grown out of the distribution centre operating at the Sydenham Community Centre.

So well done Karen and friends!

Day 510 - Hoon Hay meetings planned to establish co--op

Day 510 - Hoon Hay meetings planned to establish co--op

Tuesday, 17 July 2012 1:41 p.m. by addingtonaction

There has been a lot of demand in the Hoon Hay area, so we need to set up 3 distribution centres operating at different times in Hoon Hay so anyone can join the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op (CSFVC).

Come to a meeting to both join and help organise local distribution centers based in Hoon Hay.