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The William Webb Ellis Cup (Rugby World Cup) will be on display at the Christchurch Football Club this coming Saturday – 16th June 2012.

The William Webb Ellis Cup (Rugby World Cup) will be on display at the Christchurch Football Club this coming Saturday – 16th June 2012.

Saturday, 16 June 2012 12:23 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

See it in person and get your photo with the cup that All Black Captain and Christchurch Football Club member, Richie McCaw, held aloft after winning the 2011 Rugby World Cup.

The William Webb Ellis Cup (Rugby World Cup) will be on display at the Christchurch Football Club Saturday – 16th June 2012.

The William Webb Ellis Cup (Rugby World Cup) will be on display at the Christchurch Football Club Saturday – 16th June 2012.

Saturday, 16 June 2012 12:23 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

See it in person and get your photo with the cup that All Black Captain and Christchurch Football Club member, Richie McCaw, held aloft after winning the 2011 Rugby World Cup.

The William Webb Ellis Cup (Rugby World Cup) on display

The William Webb Ellis Cup (Rugby World Cup) on display

Saturday, 16 June 2012 12:23 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

The William Webb Ellis Cup (Rugby World Cup) will be on display at the Christchurch Football Club Saturday – 16th June 2012.

Lifting earthquake affected buildings

Lifting earthquake affected buildings

Saturday, 16 June 2012 12:14 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

The Department of Labour has produced a comprehensive document on dealing with all the hazards that could be encountered by contractors lifting earthquake damaged buildings to replace their foundations.

Information on lifting earthquake affected buildings

Information on lifting earthquake affected buildings

Saturday, 16 June 2012 12:14 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

http://www.dol.govt.nz/quake/lifting-earthquake-affected-buildings-christchurch.asp

TC3 drilling plan

TC3 drilling plan

Saturday, 16 June 2012 12:10 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

http://canterbury.eqc.govt.nz/news/where-we-are-working/2012/06/tc3-drilling-plan

Male Call – a newletter for men

Male Call – a newletter for men

Friday, 15 June 2012 11:32 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Garden City 2.0 – a new project

Garden City 2.0 – a new project

Friday, 15 June 2012 10:27 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Matariki mid-winter screening and DVD Launch of ‘Sky Whisperers Ranginui’.

Matariki mid-winter screening and DVD Launch of ‘Sky Whisperers Ranginui’.

Friday, 15 June 2012 10:24 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Christchurch Garden City Trust, co-ordinator of the Festival of Flowers, proudly presents a Matariki mid-winter screening and DVD Launch of ‘Sky Whisperers Ranginui’.

Day 478 - a rent freeze now

Day 478 - a rent freeze now

Friday, 15 June 2012 8:58 p.m. by addingtonaction

The Christchurch quakes have damaged thousands of houses. Government ineptitude has disorganised and delayed the repairs that could have been done already.

As a result, hundreds of people in Christchurch are living in unlined garages, cars, tents, and caravans with a cold winter underway.

Many more families are doubled or tripled with other families in overcrowded houses.

And some landlords are taking advantage of the shortage of housing to push up rents.

Brownley eva ...

IAG Insurance Cluster Summary

IAG Insurance Cluster Summary

Friday, 15 June 2012 4:35 p.m. by FerrymeadBrookhaven Popular

A summary of the IAG Insurance Cluster meeting held on 



For further information visit


We're now gathering more information to clarify:
Right now, the initial survey is for Coastal Hills property owners — from Ferrymead/Brookhaven through to Sumner - help make this survey a great success
Please encourage others in the area to fill in survey too. Thank you

Gap Golf – rolling out around the place… (#18)

Gap Golf – rolling out around the place… (#18)

Friday, 15 June 2012 12:49 p.m. by GapFiller

Greeeeening the rubble another way! Over the next few months we will be developing our exciting new project, Gap Golf.  You will see ‘holes’ appearing at various sites around the city. Different businesses, groups and schools will be involved in the development of this project with each being given some fake turf, materials and a [...]

Jun 15: Gap Golf – rolling out around the place… (#18)

Jun 15: Gap Golf – rolling out around the place… (#18)

Friday, 15 June 2012 12:49 p.m. by GapFiller

Greeeeening the rubble another way! Over the next few months we will be developing our exciting new project, Gap Golf.  You will see ‘holes’ appearing at various sites around the city. Different businesses, groups and schools will be involved in the development of this project with each being given some fake turf, materials and a [...]

Gap Golf

Gap Golf

Friday, 15 June 2012 12:49 p.m. by GapFiller

The Central City Mini-Golf Challenge event - this Saturday 20th April from 10am The Central City Mini-Golf Challenge will be held on Saturday 20 April – the first day of the school holidays. The family-friendly, fun competition will start at the Gap Filler Summer Pallet Pavilion (Cnr Kilmore and Durham Streets) and run from 10am – 2pm with [...]

Gap Golf Challenge – TOMORROW Saturday 4/5/13

Gap Golf Challenge – TOMORROW Saturday 4/5/13

Friday, 15 June 2012 12:49 p.m. by GapFiller

The Central City Mini-Golf Challenge event - ON TOMORROW Saturday 4th May from 10am   The Central City Mini-Golf Challenge will be held on Saturday 20 April – the first day of the school holidays. The family-friendly, fun competition will start at the Gap Filler Summer Pallet Pavilion (Cnr Kilmore and Durham Streets) and run from 10am – [...]

Gap Golf – POSTPONED to 4/5/13

Gap Golf – POSTPONED to 4/5/13

Friday, 15 June 2012 12:49 p.m. by GapFiller

The Central City Mini-Golf Challenge event - POSTPONED TO Saturday 4th May from 10am   The Central City Mini-Golf Challenge will be held on Saturday 20 April – the first day of the school holidays. The family-friendly, fun competition will start at the Gap Filler Summer Pallet Pavilion (Cnr Kilmore and Durham Streets) and run from 10am – [...]

Gap Golf Challenge – POSTPONED to 4/5/13

Gap Golf Challenge – POSTPONED to 4/5/13

Friday, 15 June 2012 12:49 p.m. by GapFiller

The Central City Mini-Golf Challenge event - POSTPONED TO Saturday 4th May from 10am   The Central City Mini-Golf Challenge will be held on Saturday 20 April – the first day of the school holidays. The family-friendly, fun competition will start at the Gap Filler Summer Pallet Pavilion (Cnr Kilmore and Durham Streets) and run from 10am – [...]

Gap Golf Challenge – 4/5/13

Gap Golf Challenge – 4/5/13

Friday, 15 June 2012 12:49 p.m. by GapFiller

The Central City Mini-Golf Challenge event   The Central City Mini-Golf Challenge was held on Saturday 4th May on the last weekend of the school holidays. The family-friendly, fun competition started at the Gap Filler Summer Pallet Pavilion (Cnr Kilmore and Durham Streets) and ran from 10am – 2pm with a prize-giving back at the Pavilion at 2.30pm. [...]

Check out Gap Filler in the Listener “Can Christchurch be Revitalised?”

Check out Gap Filler in the Listener “Can Christchurch be Revitalised?”

Friday, 15 June 2012 10:38 a.m. by GapFiller

Can Christchurch’s vast barren demolition sites be reviatlised with a new kind of lively, transitional urban design?  YES!!!!! Read more on the Listener website http://www.listener.co.nz/culture/life-in-new-zealand/can-christchurch-be-revitalised/

Jun 14: Check out Gap Filler in the Listener “Can Christchurch be Revitalised?”

Jun 14: Check out Gap Filler in the Listener “Can Christchurch be Revitalised?”

Friday, 15 June 2012 10:38 a.m. by GapFiller

Can Christchurch’s vast barren demolition sites be reviatlised with a new kind of lively, transitional urban design?  YES!!!!! Read more on the Listener website http://www.listener.co.nz/culture/life-in-new-zealand/can-christchurch-be-revitalised/

Vero Insurance Cluster

Vero Insurance Cluster

Friday, 15 June 2012 7:11 a.m. by FerrymeadBrookhaven Popular

A summary of the Vero Insurance Cluster meeting held on

CERA - Greater Christchurch Recovery Update

CERA - Greater Christchurch Recovery Update

Friday, 15 June 2012 6:00 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Day 477 - talk to Papanui Rotary

Day 477 - talk to Papanui Rotary

Thursday, 14 June 2012 9:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

Earlier tonight I got to give a talk to Papanui Rotary. They meet each week at St Pauls Church cnr Harewood & Papanui Rds.


They were a great audience and asked great questions. And as always were very hospitable.

Offers of practical help with the supply of building materials came after the meeting.

Thanks Rotary.

URGENT - DATE CHANGE TOWER MEETING

URGENT - DATE CHANGE TOWER MEETING

Thursday, 14 June 2012 10:12 a.m. by FerrymeadBrookhaven Popular



URGENT - DATE CHANGE TOWER MEETING

URGENT - DATE CHANGE TOWER MEETING

Thursday, 14 June 2012 10:12 a.m. by FerrymeadBrookhaven



Tower Insurance Cluster

Tower Insurance Cluster

Wednesday, 13 June 2012 8:55 p.m. by FerrymeadBrookhaven Popular

Day 476 - CCC only gives one week to apply for rates relief

Day 476 - CCC only gives one week to apply for rates relief

Wednesday, 13 June 2012 6:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

Protests in Christchurch have won 40% rates relief for uninhabitable homes because of the quakes.

So as part of this process the CCC have sent a letter to each uninhabitable home asking for confirmation that the house is still uninhabitable and therefore legitimately qualifying for continued 40% rates relief.

This was sent from one of the protest organisers....

"FAIR ENOUGH.........BUT.......

Despite this letter being dated 28th May 2012, it only got to the mail box o ...

Jun 13: Cathedral Square projections project – your help needed!

Jun 13: Cathedral Square projections project – your help needed!

Wednesday, 13 June 2012 3:49 p.m. by GapFiller

The Heart of our City A journey through time. An act of memory & remembrance. Honouring place, honouring people. Gap Filler needs your help to make a film about the heart of our city. We will be collecting footage from the community that features Cathedral Square and then editing together these fragments of remembrances into [...]

Matariki  Celebrations and Winter Working Bee at Packe St  Park

Matariki Celebrations and Winter Working Bee at Packe St Park

Tuesday, 12 June 2012 1:38 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Sunday 17th June  between 10 am and 4 pm.

Clarification for AMI Policy Holders

Clarification for AMI Policy Holders

Tuesday, 12 June 2012 11:23 a.m. by FerrymeadBrookhaven Popular

IAG Insurance Cluster Meeting

IAG Insurance Cluster Meeting

Monday, 11 June 2012 7:31 p.m. by FerrymeadBrookhaven Popular

EQC TC3 factsheet

EQC TC3 factsheet

Sunday, 10 June 2012 9:10 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

DBH Homeowner information sheet

DBH Homeowner information sheet

Saturday, 9 June 2012 9:05 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

DBH Homeowner information sheet

EQC - More changes to the TC3 FAQ

EQC - More changes to the TC3 FAQ

Saturday, 9 June 2012 9:30 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular












Preparedness - being ready for a Zombie apocalypse

Preparedness - being ready for a Zombie apocalypse

Saturday, 9 June 2012 12:05 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular





Day 471 - emergency food parcels

Day 471 - emergency food parcels

Friday, 8 June 2012 4:43 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

Today we were able to pick up and deliver 13 emergency food parcels.

The orders for next weeks fruit and veggie co-op are down on this week. This reflects the impact of the snow which has affected the distribution centres adversely.

From conversations,more and more people are now planning to dig up their lawns and put in veggie gardens.

Meanwhile in Europe, the slow run on the Spanish and Greek banks continues with no solution in sight.

Laminated posters will be going ...

E-Can to allow new woodburners in rebuilt houses?

E-Can to allow new woodburners in rebuilt houses?

Friday, 8 June 2012 4:20 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

According to an article on the Press website today (here) E-Can may soon allow low emission woodburners in new houses. This makes sense as the latest woodburners have very low emissions, and are the only electricity independent heating device to use a renewable fuel. Woodburners are carbon neutral, all they do is recycle carbon into the atmosphere. The added advantages are they work when

Day 470 - crates returned

Day 470 - crates returned

Thursday, 7 June 2012 4:35 p.m. by addingtonaction

The freight yards were able to reopen at noon today after yesterdays heavy snow, so the fruit crates from the co-op were able to be returned for a credit.

Tomorrow morning, the ordered emergency food parcels will be picked up from 0800 Hungry for delivery in South Christchurch. Deliveries will be done Friday afternoon.

Christchurch Park – All Blacks Training

Christchurch Park – All Blacks Training

Thursday, 7 June 2012 2:33 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

The All Blacks will be at Christchurch Park Monday 11th June 4pm – 5pm. They are training (coaching) school 1st XV players from Canterbury. It is open to the public.

Getting help to keep warm - CEA

Getting help to keep warm - CEA

Thursday, 7 June 2012 1:43 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

EXCLUSIVE: Residential Earthquake Repairs Grind to a Halt

EXCLUSIVE: Residential Earthquake Repairs Grind to a Halt

Wednesday, 6 June 2012 4:21 p.m. by Actionforchcheast Popular

Action for Christchurch East has spent the past two months speaking with frustrated trades people, building bosses and middle management to discover all is not well with residential repairs.
  
    What started as a chance conversation over a couple of beers at our local bar has become an alarming investigation into how the earthquake recovery is grinding to a halt.

     If we're to believe the official story everything is coming along ...

EXCLUSIVE: Residential Earthquake Repairs Grind to a Halt

EXCLUSIVE: Residential Earthquake Repairs Grind to a Halt

Wednesday, 6 June 2012 4:21 p.m. by Actionforchcheast

Action for Christchurch East has spent the past two months speaking with frustrated trades people, building bosses and middle management to discover all is not well with residential repairs.
 
    What started as a chance conversation over a couple of beers at our local bar has become an alarming investigation into how the earthquake recovery is grinding to a halt.

     If we're to believe the official story everything is coming along swimmi ...

Earthquake Engineering Bulletins NZSEE

Earthquake Engineering Bulletins NZSEE

Wednesday, 6 June 2012 4:05 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Snowing again

Snowing again

Wednesday, 6 June 2012 12:48 p.m. by avonsidechch






Day 469 - and it snowed ....

Day 469 - and it snowed ....

Wednesday, 6 June 2012 12:18 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

Big snow today in Christchurch.

A hearty crowd turned up this morning to pack the 154 lots of fruit and veggies for the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op.




Once the produce has been purchased, it will always be delivered to the packing depot by the freight company, and so it has to be packed, otherwise people's $10 gets wasted. There are no refunds.

So I thought people showed great strength of character to keep going regardless of the snow. West Spreydon ...

Day 469 - A Helping Hand

Day 469 - A Helping Hand

Wednesday, 6 June 2012 11:56 a.m. by addingtonaction

Reprinted from The Press
At Home section
6/6/2012

Community movements can make a real difference, writes David Killick.

Mike Peters has a job to do. As a founder of community group Addington Action, he is determined that people avoid unnecessary suffering because of the earthquakes.

‘‘We are finding a lot of people are being very adversely affected by the social impact of the quakes,’’ says Mike. ‘‘It’s loss of jobs, two or three families living in one house, and rent ...

Nicky Wagner – Soundbites

Nicky Wagner – Soundbites

Wednesday, 6 June 2012 12:51 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Edgeware Road update

Edgeware Road update

Wednesday, 6 June 2012 12:40 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Is language a barrier for someone you know? Take them along to the Under 5′s and Parents Expo

Is language a barrier for someone you know? Take them along to the Under 5′s and Parents Expo

Tuesday, 5 June 2012 10:40 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

This event is for parents & children under 5 years old from refugee and migrant backgrounds.

Day 468 - getting ready for tomorrow today

Day 468 - getting ready for tomorrow today

Tuesday, 5 June 2012 5:21 p.m. by addingtonaction

Today was spent sorting out tomorrow morning's effort at the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op and the afternoon's food parcel distribution.

Got another distribution centre ready to start in a couple of weeks, posters and instructions have been updated.

Distribution of emergency food parcels starts at 3pm every Wednesday with the aim of being finished by 8pm same day.

The Recovery Strategy

The Recovery Strategy

Tuesday, 5 June 2012 2:34 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

CERA TC3 Announcements – May 2012

CERA TC3 Announcements – May 2012

Tuesday, 5 June 2012 2:29 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Geraldine Street Work Notice

Geraldine Street Work Notice

Tuesday, 5 June 2012 1:47 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Opening of Edgeware Village SuperValue

Opening of Edgeware Village SuperValue

Tuesday, 5 June 2012 1:42 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Friday 22nd June

The St Albans Community Choir – Annual Ceilidh & Barn Dance.

The St Albans Community Choir – Annual Ceilidh & Barn Dance.

Tuesday, 5 June 2012 1:41 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

With music by Heather Gladstone and Friends.