News archive by Section

Showing items from the networks section - remove this filter?

A total of 4,064 items have been found which will be spread across 68 pages. You are currently on page 43
Helping others to Help yourself: an Invitation to attend a Community Network Forum

Helping others to Help yourself: an Invitation to attend a Community Network Forum

Thursday, 19 April 2012 8:22 p.m. by RenewBrighton Popular

Kia ora koutou,

Renew Brighton would like to invite you to attend a . Please come along, share a cup of tea and take part in planning a community-led Needs Analysis for Greater Brighton.

You'll also have the opportunity to meet and network with others within the community who are playing a part in planning for its recovery.

The agenda for the meeting will be:
Welcome
Update on progress (Planning, methodology etc)
Discussion: What do we want to learn? What do we nee ...

Helping others to Help yourself: an Invitation to attend a Community Network Forum

Helping others to Help yourself: an Invitation to attend a Community Network Forum

Thursday, 19 April 2012 8:22 p.m. by RenewBrighton

Kia ora koutou,

Renew Brighton would like to invite you to attend a . Please come along, share a cup of tea and take part in planning a community-led Needs Analysis for Greater Brighton.

You'll also have the opportunity to meet and network with others within the community who are playing a part in planning for its recovery.

The agenda for the meeting will be:
Welcome
Update on progress (Planning, methodology etc)
Discussion: What do we want to learn? What do we nee ...

An overview of completed and under-construction projects in Christchurch

An overview of completed and under-construction projects in Christchurch

Thursday, 19 April 2012 6:00 p.m. by ArchitectureNow Popular

What will Christchurch look like in the future?

Christchurch Central Development Unit

Christchurch Central Development Unit

Wednesday, 18 April 2012 9:35 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Christchurch Art Gallery

Christchurch Art Gallery

Wednesday, 18 April 2012 7:58 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Apr 18: Info Gap – UTS student project (#17)

Apr 18: Info Gap – UTS student project (#17)

Wednesday, 18 April 2012 6:57 p.m. by GapFiller

Starts 23 April, 2pm and runs til May 27 Architecture students from the University of Technology in Sydney are launching a temporary outdoor exhibition at 2pm, Sunday the 23rd of April on the corner of Peterborough and Colombo streets. The project is being carried out in association with The Peterborough Village Community, with additional support [...]

Five Ways to Wellbeing

Five Ways to Wellbeing

Wednesday, 18 April 2012 2:41 p.m. by RenewBrighton Popular


Day 420 - Addington Action closed for 3 days

Day 420 - Addington Action closed for 3 days

Wednesday, 18 April 2012 8:16 a.m. by addingtonaction Popular

The Addington Action office closed this morning for 3 days, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

The office is open 7 days a week except for 3 days per month for a holiday.

The office will reopen on Saturday at 8am.

Messages can be left on the phone or by text or by email.

Consumer NZ - earthquake insurance claims survey results

Consumer NZ - earthquake insurance claims survey results

Tuesday, 17 April 2012 10:55 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Consumer NZ recently carried out a survey of post-earthquake experiences with EQC and insurance companies. The results are on Consumer NZ's website here. .

Day 419 - Nicky Wagner was disgraceful

Day 419 - Nicky Wagner was disgraceful

Tuesday, 17 April 2012 8:00 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

Tonight at the fortnightly meeting of CanCERN, representatives of dozens of residents groups showed up to put questions to local MP's and hear their response.

Nicky Wagner is a local National Party MP. She was asked lots of great questions about housing, the elderly, land, insurance etc. A great deal of factual information was put forward by meeting attendees.

Her replies can only be described as whitewashing. She was quite ballsy justifying everything the current government had do ...

The Shed by Fulton Ross Team Architects

The Shed by Fulton Ross Team Architects

Tuesday, 17 April 2012 6:00 p.m. by ArchitectureNow

The Court Theatre had to vacate its Arts Centre home in the city centre after the complex of historic buildings was shattered by the quake. Just nine months later, the Court is back with a new theatre, built in only 16 weeks at a cost of $4.62 million, inside a former industrial building in the suburbs.

Day 419 - another house finished

Day 419 - another house finished

Tuesday, 17 April 2012 4:28 p.m. by addingtonaction

Today, the Henderson's Rd job was completed.

Then a visit out to 0800 Hungry to discuss work underway on their computer system. Brining back this weeks orders of food parcels for distribution in Addington.

Then, picked up the graphic design material from Craig Dixon at Christchurch Cathedral Parish Office to support the South Christchurch Fruit and Veggie Co-op (CSFVC).

The co-op kicks off Wednesday May 2. Early, next week, the posters and forms will be distributed to the 5 ...

Works Notice – ground investigations, Main Road, McCormacks Bay

Works Notice – ground investigations, Main Road, McCormacks Bay

Tuesday, 17 April 2012 10:59 a.m. by FerrymeadBrookhaven Popular

Stronger Christchurch are investigating the ground conditions of the Main Road Causeway to identify the best way to repair the road. Work will take place between Thursday 19 April and Friday 27 April.

Works Notice – ground investigations, Main Road, McCormacks Bay

Works Notice – ground investigations, Main Road, McCormacks Bay

Tuesday, 17 April 2012 10:59 a.m. by FerrymeadBrookhaven

Stronger Christchurch are investigating the ground conditions of the Main Road Causeway to identify the best way to repair the road. Work will take place between Thursday 19 April and Friday 27 April.

Opening Weekend of the Hive – Home Innovation Village

Opening Weekend of the Hive – Home Innovation Village

Tuesday, 17 April 2012 12:21 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular


Works notice – Sherborne-Manchester Sts

Works notice – Sherborne-Manchester Sts

Tuesday, 17 April 2012 12:18 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

20120412_Start Works Notice_Sherborne-Manchester_SCIRT review.FINAL

Community Energy Action

Community Energy Action

Monday, 16 April 2012 10:16 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Community Energy Action Charitable Trust – Click here to go to the webpage or use any of the links below.

Works on the corner of Nancy Avenue and Weston Road and the corner of Jameson Avenue and McFaddens Road.

Works on the corner of Nancy Avenue and Weston Road and the corner of Jameson Avenue and McFaddens Road.

Monday, 16 April 2012 10:00 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

20120410_Start Works Notice_Innes Knowles.docx_FINAL

Works Notice – Rutland Street

Works Notice – Rutland Street

Monday, 16 April 2012 9:52 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Rutland Street Work Notice 16 April 2012

Cardboard Cathedral project has been approved

Cardboard Cathedral project has been approved

Monday, 16 April 2012 8:15 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Approval has been given for construction of the Cardboard (Transitional) Cathedral with work to start in about 6 weeks. If completed on time it will be ready in November or December of this year. The location of the Transitional Cathedral is the former site of St John's Parish church on the corner of Hereford and Madras Streets. Not far from where the CTV building stood. The full media

Day 418 - admin support office to open

Day 418 - admin support office to open

Monday, 16 April 2012 4:35 p.m. by addingtonaction

Today Lynette cleaned up the new office out at Rowley Resource Centre. The office will be used by Addington Action volunteers to provide backroom administrative support.

Mike's spare bedroom will be the project office.
The office at Rowley will open next week.

Learn more about Christchurch’s energy future!

Learn more about Christchurch’s energy future!

Saturday, 14 April 2012 10:19 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Day 416 - fundraising BBQ 2 at Canterbury Crusaders

Day 416 - fundraising BBQ 2 at Canterbury Crusaders

Saturday, 14 April 2012 9:00 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular











Addington Action ran another fundraising BBQ outside the Canterbury Crusaders new home grounds earlier tonight for the veggie garden projects.

Brendon, Trudy, Amanda, Lynette, John and Mike cooked and sold 140 sausages for $2 each from 5pm till 7.15pm. The crowd attending seemed to be smaller than the previous match.

The setup used a trailer mounted double BBQ borrowed from Blue Light Trust. Addington Action's new information display gazebo l ...

Keeping Gerry informed - bridging the information gap.

Keeping Gerry informed - bridging the information gap.

Saturday, 14 April 2012 8:30 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

In today's Press Minster Brownlee is quoted as saying the rental housing crisis is: "not a problem that has been brought to my attention" (article is here). It is bad for good government if Ministers are not kept fully informed of important events. Clearly Ministers rely upon those around them, and those people may also not be fully aware of what is going on. Rather than being critical of

Day 416 - painted window

Day 416 - painted window

Saturday, 14 April 2012 2:36 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

Today the crew was Chantelle, Mel and Mike.

At a house in Hutcheson St, we washed down wood trim then put 2 coats of paint on.

Also loaded up and delivered a big trailer load of old demo timber from Walton St to Strickland St for resident to chop up for firewood.







This must be good for the enhancement of St Albans the home of the wooden villa.

This must be good for the enhancement of St Albans the home of the wooden villa.

Saturday, 14 April 2012 3:17 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

A Christchurch house building firm says it is ready to build in the city, but is facing delays as residents negotiate insurance payouts and wait for subdivisions to come on line, and as the Department of Building and Housing dallies in its introduction of

Madras St Roading Update

Madras St Roading Update

Saturday, 14 April 2012 12:31 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

12 April 2012

CanCERN newsletter

CanCERN newsletter

Friday, 13 April 2012 11:35 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Newsletter # 33 – 13 April 2012

You’re invited to a public seminar on the Earthquake effects on rivers and the estuary in Christchurch.

You’re invited to a public seminar on the Earthquake effects on rivers and the estuary in Christchurch.

Friday, 13 April 2012 10:25 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

This seminar will feature presentations from a number of entities including:

New temporary community facility for St Albans

New temporary community facility for St Albans

Friday, 13 April 2012 8:57 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Thursday, 12 April 2012, 4:13 pm Press Release: Christchurch City Council

Day 415 - Another house finished off

Day 415 - Another house finished off

Friday, 13 April 2012 8:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

Today, work by Addington Action on another uninsured house was finished. It's on Parlane St. The extended family of the elderly resident have now taken responsibility for everything to be done.

Excellent!

Day 415 - Window trim fixed

Day 415 - Window trim fixed

Friday, 13 April 2012 5:24 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

A repaired window got its new trim today plus a fair bit of no more gaps.

Tomorrow, the whole window will be washed down with sugar soap then get 2 coats of top coat paint.

Working to get as many houses finished as soon as possible before starting any more. So a queue is growing.

Insurance companies - rebuilds becoming repairs

Insurance companies - rebuilds becoming repairs

Friday, 13 April 2012 8:00 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

EQC- update to the FAQ on TC3 land

EQC- update to the FAQ on TC3 land

Friday, 13 April 2012 7:00 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular








Holy Trinitys monster garage sale - this saturday

Holy Trinity's monster garage sale - this saturday

Thursday, 12 April 2012 6:15 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular




Howeys Hydro Baths

Howey's Hydro Baths

Tuesday, 10 April 2012 7:38 p.m. by RenewBrighton Popular

Yes, I would like Saltwater Pools in Brighton. Oh yes. But, before we jump in that deep end, what we really need is to assess what the community's needs are. For example, is it a hot saltwater pool that we're after? Covered? 25-30m? And where do we position that kind of complex? Logically, to support the local business district we'd put it nearby; there appears to be ample land available. But why not consider Rawhiti Domain? Zoned for sport and recreation with a building housing many sporti ...

Seismic wallpaper - protecting old and vulnerable buildings.

Seismic wallpaper - protecting old and vulnerable buildings.

Tuesday, 10 April 2012 3:45 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Bayer MaterialScience, in collaboration with scientists from other agencies, have developed a material EQ-Top that can be applied to the walls of vulnerable buildings to give them additional strength. The "wallpaper" is made from a glass fibre fabric combined with a special adhesive. In combination they increase the stability of masonry and reduce the risk of death or injury from structural

town centres

town centres

Tuesday, 10 April 2012 9:46 a.m. by RenewBrighton Popular


Being Part of the Planning Process

Being Part of the Planning Process

Tuesday, 10 April 2012 9:35 a.m. by RenewBrighton Popular

We live in a democracy; some might doubt whether or not it's a good example of one, but one it is. Our governments, local and central, are elected by us and represent us. Nationally we have the right of referendum: a direct vote in which an entire electorate is asked to either accept or reject a particular proposal. This may result in the adoption of a new constitution, a constitutional amendment, a law, the recall of an elected official or simply a specific government policy. It is a form of ...

Day 412 - Community Board donates $8000

Day 412 - Community Board donates $8000

Tuesday, 10 April 2012 8:23 a.m. by addingtonaction

The Spreydon - Heathcote Community Board recently approved a discretionary fund grant of $8,000 to Addington Action for earthquake recovery work.

This grant is made up of $7,000 to cover the 2012 costs of running a work vehicle and $1,000 for information like street posters.

Native plants at Jungle Cup

Native plants at Jungle Cup

Monday, 9 April 2012 10:01 a.m. by greeningtherubble Recommended Popular

Native plants at Salisbury Street

Native plants at Salisbury Street

Monday, 9 April 2012 10:01 a.m. by greeningtherubble

Greening the Rubble is making a garden of native plants at the busy corner of Salisbury and Madras streets, north of Biscotti, formerly Jungle Cup cafe.  It has been welcomed by Peterborough Village Residents Group, who will assist with ongoing watering and plant care.

Relocating the Coffee Zone garden

Relocating the Coffee Zone garden

Monday, 9 April 2012 9:53 a.m. by greeningtherubble Popular

Day 410 - LUSH donates $3000

Day 410 - LUSH donates $3000

Sunday, 8 April 2012 11:54 a.m. by addingtonaction Popular

have donated $3,000 to Addington Action. The money was raised by the sale of pots of hand and body lotion called a "Charity Pot".

The money will be used to cover the costs of equipment and raw materials needed to support the weekly distribution of food of up to 400 hungry families in Christchurch South affected by the social impacts of the quakes.

Day 409 -  Donation for safety gear

Day 409 - Donation for safety gear

Saturday, 7 April 2012 3:08 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

$2000 has been donated by Fonterra to Addington Action for safety gear. The funding has been provided from the .

The money will be used to buy safety vests, traffic cones, work boots etc for the regular volunteers.

Making your house warmer

Making your house warmer

Saturday, 7 April 2012 6:15 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

The Community Energy Action charitable trust has a website with advice about energy use, making houses warm and healthy. There is a page dedicated to earthquake damaged houses with information on: Insulation and your EQC claim/repairs Taking advantage of earthquake repairs to make your home warmer Staying warm in a quake damaged house or temporary rental property How to get more information and

Council approves master plan for Edgeware

Council approves master plan for Edgeware

Friday, 6 April 2012 11:48 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

The Christchurch City Council has approved the development of master plans to support the recovery and rebuild ofNew Brightonand Edgeware’s suburban shopping centres.

Kick it Kids Holiday Programme and After School Programmes

Kick it Kids Holiday Programme and After School Programmes

Friday, 6 April 2012 11:23 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Fun Football Holiday Camp – Second week of school holidays at Ilam School fields. All 5 to 10 year olds welcome. 5 & 6 years $50 full / $17 a day (9am to11:30am) 7 to 10 year $100 full / $34 a day (9am to 2pm).

Day 408 - Bathroom painted

Day 408 - Bathroom painted

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

A home in Hendersons Rd, Hoon Hay now has a freshly painted bathroom. Two top coats went on earlier today.

There is a couple of hours work left to do on this place. Still to do is remounting a bathroom cabinet and some .

The plan over the next 4 weeks is to finish off every repair job that's currently underway before starting any new jobs. So that about 10 places to complete.

Day 407 - Oceania resthome workers continue fight for a living wage

Day 407 - Oceania resthome workers continue fight for a living wage

Thursday, 5 April 2012 3:50 p.m. by addingtonaction

Photos from the picket this morning of rest home workers organised by SFWU and NZNO picket Villa Gardens at 207 Lincoln Rd Addington. No one can live on the minimum wage, especially in quake ravaged Christchurch.








Day 407 - Donation to clear section

Day 407 - Donation to clear section

Thursday, 5 April 2012 11:08 a.m. by addingtonaction Popular

The Salvation Army from Sydenham have donated $300 to Addington Action to pay for the costs of tip fees for dumping residual rubbish from a section in Walton St Sydenham.

The home belongs to a woman whose quake damaged home is being repaired by Addington Action.

Anything that can be recycled has been in order to reduce costs. The scrap metal, garden waste and timber all found homes.

WEA programmes for Term 2 2012

WEA programmes for Term 2 2012

Thursday, 5 April 2012 9:18 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Day 406 - Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op established

Day 406 - Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op established

Wednesday, 4 April 2012 5:29 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

This morning, representatives from a range of groups in Christchurch South met to establish the or CSFVC.

The Co-op is a clone of the one run out of St Aidens Church in Bryndwr.

A packing operation will pack prepaid fruit and veggie packs every Wednesday morning for pickup by local community centres who will distribute to residents. The first shipment will be on Wednesday May 2 2012. Any group in Christchurch South wishing to join should contact Addington Action.


2x Add ...

Release of Cabinet Papers - Green zoning for Banks Peninsula

Release of Cabinet Papers - Green zoning for Banks Peninsula

Wednesday, 4 April 2012 6:30 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular



Edgeware Road Work Notice

Edgeware Road Work Notice

Wednesday, 4 April 2012 12:03 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Edgeware Road Work Notice

St Albans Community Conversation – All welcome

St Albans Community Conversation – All welcome

Tuesday, 3 April 2012 7:15 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

You are invited to attend an evening of discussion to explore your needs and aspirations for St Albans. The purpose of the meeting is to gather a wide representative group of residents, organisations and other people interested in helping St Albans to grow and thrive. To acknowledge the enormous amount of work already happening, reflect on past achievements and develop a collective vision for the future.