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The Student Volunteer Army is planning volunteer days throughout the year and need projects!

The Student Volunteer Army is planning volunteer days throughout the year and need projects!

Thursday, 26 January 2012 9:54 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

The Student Volunteer Army is looking for projects to help with, by providing the labour and energy to help groups improve their communities.  Let them know of a site where they could build or help build a community garden, a BMX track, or could help paint over graffiti, or need gardening assistance in a community spot.

How are you coping with the on going Aftershocks?

How are you coping with the on going Aftershocks?

Thursday, 26 January 2012 7:18 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

We’d like to help.

Day 337 - monthly meeting votes for a work base

Day 337 - monthly meeting votes for a work base

Thursday, 26 January 2012 7:54 a.m. by addingtonaction

Addington Action held it's monthly meeting last night. The committee discussed and tweaked the work underway.

The meeting also voted to obtain a premises in Addington to use as a work base for the volunteers, so that more work could be efficiently undertaken in the area. Will be looking for a house with double garage for 2 years.

Lonely Planet - free Guide to Christchurch

Lonely Planet - free Guide to Christchurch

Thursday, 26 January 2012 1:10 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Day 336 - Addington residents continue to work to help each other

Day 336 - Addington residents continue to work to help each other

Wednesday, 25 January 2012 2:36 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

Addington Action is a working committee made up of a resident from each street, workplace union delegates, church ministers and school principals. It meets monthly to co-ordinate activity and is evolving rapidly. Volunteers are co-ordinated by cell phone text messages.


So far around 800 jobs have been done for 500 households on 115 streets in 336 days. At anyone time, 20 jobs are underway and 50 are waiting to start. Addington Action is functioning as the ambulance at the bottom of t ...

Catholic Diocese of Christchurch earthquake recovery fund

Catholic Diocese of Christchurch earthquake recovery fund

Wednesday, 25 January 2012 6:10 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Christchurch Stadium

Christchurch Stadium

Tuesday, 24 January 2012 9:50 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular



Belladonna Film Trust / Canterbury Short Film Festival

Belladonna Film Trust / Canterbury Short Film Festival

Tuesday, 24 January 2012 2:18 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Free short film screenings Papanui RSA 25 Jan Regards Aden Shillito Belladonna Film Trust / Canterbury Short Film Festival http://www.facebook.com/pages/Canterbury-Short-Film-Festival/272717519415895

Recent seismic activity - CERA programme now on YouTube

Recent seismic activity - CERA programme now on YouTube

Tuesday, 24 January 2012 1:30 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

The programme, produced by CTV for CERA, was originally shown on Maori TV. Over a period of 29 minutes a panel discuss the earthquakes so far experienced, and what the expectations are for the future. The YouTube version is here. .

Shirley Papanui St Albans Community Board Minutes

Shirley Papanui St Albans Community Board Minutes

Tuesday, 24 January 2012 9:56 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

The Mairehau February issue

The Mairehau February issue

Tuesday, 24 January 2012 9:54 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Keep up to date with the CERA Community Forum

Keep up to date with the CERA Community Forum

Tuesday, 24 January 2012 9:52 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Vintage Sale – 29th Jan

Vintage Sale – 29th Jan

Tuesday, 24 January 2012 8:07 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

https://www.facebook.com/events/151009935012352/

Recent seismic activity - CERA programme on Maori TV.

Recent seismic activity - CERA programme on Maori TV.

Friday, 20 January 2012 9:59 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Day 331 - tool maintenance

Day 331 - tool maintenance

Friday, 20 January 2012 4:05 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

Today Tony, Susan, Michael and Mike spent the morning doing deliveries and buying supplies. This afternoon we did basic maintenance on our gear.
The plan is that in future, the last half hour of each day will be spent cleaning and maintaining gear.

2012 Spring Festival

2012 Spring Festival

Friday, 20 January 2012 10:09 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Time: 11:00am—4:00pm

Saving plants in the Red zones

Saving plants in the Red zones

Thursday, 19 January 2012 9:32 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular




Day 330 - a day off

Day 330 - a day off

Thursday, 19 January 2012 8:30 p.m. by addingtonaction

Today was supposed to be a day off! Ha!

First there was an interview for a national magazine this morning, and in the afternoon, checking out 4WD and commercial vehicles at car yards around Addington. Then a request for text for a display panel for an upcoming museum display on the anniversary of February 22.

In between lots of cups of coffee.

Jan 18: 10m2 office build project – (#13)

Jan 18: 10m2 office build project – (#13)

Thursday, 19 January 2012 12:55 p.m. by GapFiller

Gap Filler is has an office of its own! SHAC (Sustainable Habitat Challenge) from Dunedin were at work on a gap in Sydenham, Christchurch  with their crew on some of ours in early January. Their organisation aims to showcase sustainable building practices and get young people motivated to make a difference to their community. From [...]

Day 329 - Food parcels delivered

Day 329 - Food parcels delivered

Wednesday, 18 January 2012 8:14 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

This weeks food parcels were picked up and delivered by a skeleton crew today. More volunteers will be back next week.

Cooperative Sections - affordable sections meeting

Cooperative Sections - affordable sections meeting

Wednesday, 18 January 2012 7:25 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Cooperative Sections is a project to identify areas where affordable land is available and work co-operatively to purchase and develop land for housing. From their website: The solution - Co-operate with a like-minded group of people to get a section at a 30% discount to typical current market prices.  This both gives you an affordable section and additional equity equal to the difference

Vintage Sale

Vintage Sale

Wednesday, 18 January 2012 8:07 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

https://www.facebook.com/events/151009935012352/

Edgeware Village Woes

Edgeware Village Woes

Tuesday, 17 January 2012 11:07 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

By: Amanda South | Newstalk ZB

Earthquake Royal Commission  -  Hotel Grand Chancellor

Earthquake Royal Commission - Hotel Grand Chancellor

Tuesday, 17 January 2012 9:20 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

The Earthquake Royal Commission resumed hearings today with statements from witnesses regarding the Grand Chancellor Hotel. Today's transcripts are available from the Commission's document library (here) for the following: Seismic Performance of the Hotel Grand Chancellor : Findings and Recommendations - Presentation by Professor Stefano Pampanin Hotel Grand Chancellor hearing: Document

Day 328 - food parcels ordered

Day 328 - food parcels ordered

Tuesday, 17 January 2012 8:11 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

Today the first lot of food parcel requests for Addington were ordered. Pickup was supposed to be today but a local resident fell and ended up in intensive care, diverting some volunteers to other responsibilities.

Fletchers/EQR and repair issues

Fletchers/EQR and repair issues

Monday, 16 January 2012 9:29 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular









Day 327 - Addington Action office reopens for 2012

Day 327 - Addington Action office reopens for 2012

Monday, 16 January 2012 2:36 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

Today the office of Addington Action reopened for 2012. All activities that closed down for the holidays have restarted.

327 - Addington Action office reopens for 2012

327 - Addington Action office reopens for 2012

Monday, 16 January 2012 2:33 p.m. by addingtonaction

Today the office of Addington Action reopened for 2012. All activities that closed down for the holidays have restarted.

Avon-Otakaro  Network (AvON) Update

Avon-Otakaro Network (AvON) Update

Sunday, 15 January 2012 10:57 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Edgeware Rd Works Update

Edgeware Rd Works Update

Sunday, 15 January 2012 10:44 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Earthquake Update from the Mayoral Meeting

Earthquake Update from the Mayoral Meeting

Sunday, 15 January 2012 10:26 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Day 326 - Tony you work too hard

Day 326 - Tony you work too hard

Sunday, 15 January 2012 6:00 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

Today one of the volunteers got bored at home so turned up to work on his day off. Tony spent the day clearing up the section on Parlane St.

Day 325 - Plan B

Day 325 - Plan B

Saturday, 14 January 2012 8:01 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

We headed off in the morning to put in new ceiling lining and insulation in a rain damaged house. The roof leaked after the Feb 22 quakes. The house also needs another exterior coat of paint.

The owner wasn't home and it turned out she was very sick, so Plan B!

Susan, Mike, Michael and Stu headed back to Parlane St to do backup jobs.
The original jobs will now be done next Saturday.

Insurance companies on possible building delays

Insurance companies on possible building delays

Friday, 13 January 2012 9:45 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular





Day 324 - metal run

Day 324 - metal run

Friday, 13 January 2012 6:32 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

This morning, Susan, Tony, Michael and Mike did a run around Addington and Sydenham picking up scrap metal piles and taking the lot to the scrap metal dealers. The metal piles were the result of clearing many sections in the area. The proceeds of $149.40 went to pay for more building materials.

In the afternoon, we carried on clearing a back section in Parlane St of the uninsured home of an elderly chap whose wife died a few weeks back. The roof needs lots of repairs from earthquake damag ...

CERA survey on what people want from the rebuilt city centre

CERA survey on what people want from the rebuilt city centre

Thursday, 12 January 2012 8:15 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

CERA are conducting an on-line Christchurch Central City Commercial Property Study of what is needed for the rebuilt city centre. From the CERA website: CERA is undertaking an in-depth survey to find out what property and business owners, and their customers, want from the re-built city centre.  This survey is designed to capture property owners' and users' intentions so CERA can help the

Community Forum - meeting agenda and notes

Community Forum - meeting agenda and notes

Thursday, 12 January 2012 6:10 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

CERA have put the agenda and notes for Community Forum meetings on their website. The notes are a bit cryptic but show that real issues are being considered. They are here. .

Earthquake basics - Liquefaction

Earthquake basics - Liquefaction

Wednesday, 11 January 2012 6:10 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Day 320 - rubble run

Day 320 - rubble run

Tuesday, 10 January 2012 9:00 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

Today we picked up and removed 5 trailer loads of rubble from 6 homes. The crew were Susan, Matt 2, Michael, Tony, Mike, Christine and Brook.

The rubble was taken to Lyttleton.

Will be doing a metal pick up and recycle trip on Friday.

Earthquake Recovery and Rebuild Update January 2012

Earthquake Recovery and Rebuild Update January 2012

Tuesday, 10 January 2012 8:15 p.m. by FerrymeadBrookhaven Popular

Briefing from GNS Science seismologists on 6 January 2012
on
TV3 On Demand

or
Christchurch City Council YouTube Channel    This briefing is in 6 parts.

A good summary of Briefing held on January 6th - the first info since Dec 23rd 2011 by Christchurch Central MP Nicky Wagner 

A copy of TC3 Areas Information Booklet was sent out just before Christmas. The booklet has been prepared by CERA and other agencies working on Canterbury earthquake reco ...

Day 321 - food parcels resume next week

Day 321 - food parcels resume next week

Tuesday, 10 January 2012 4:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

Addington Action will resume deliveries of food parcels next week.

The REAL Dirt on Liquefaction

The REAL Dirt on Liquefaction

Tuesday, 10 January 2012 6:10 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular
















Jan 9: Events in January

Jan 9: Events in January

Monday, 9 January 2012 4:21 p.m. by GapFiller

G’day folks. We have a bunch of stuff coming up in the next few weeks to keep you busy. 1) The Gap Filler Petanque Tournament at the LPC (Lyttelton Petanque Club) Gap Filler presents its second Petanque Tournament, to be held on Tuesday 17 January, at the Lyttelton Petanque Club, London Street, Lyttelton. The first [...]

Day 318 - The Green Team

Day 318 - The Green Team

Sunday, 8 January 2012 10:53 a.m. by addingtonaction Popular

Today we had Mike, Michael, Susan, Tony, Katie and Stu on board for a complete trim and tidy of the gardens at 28 Parlane St:

Geotechnical earthquake engineering practice

Geotechnical earthquake engineering practice

Saturday, 7 January 2012 9:39 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

The publication arose from a desire to bring uniformity of practice within New Zealand by producing guidelines. It is a technical document, very much so in some parts, but does give some idea of what procedures are used in assessing land and how these procedures are carried out. Also useful for the lay person in TC3 areas. What you don't understand from this document may be the basis for asking questions when site specific assessments are to be done.

Science based earthquake update

Science based earthquake update

Friday, 6 January 2012 10:30 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

GNS scientists and Tonkin & Taylor specialists this afternoon briefed city councillors and local members of parliament on the  latest information available for earthquakes in the region, and what might be expected to occur in the future. Information from the briefing can be found on the following websites: TV3 News live-streamed the presentation and have it available thorough video on demand

Day 216 - Painting and Blasting

Day 216 - Painting and Blasting

Friday, 6 January 2012 5:32 a.m. by addingtonaction Popular

continuing yesterday's efforts we completed the second external coat of paint (in the now famous colour "Addington Merangue"). Mike, Michael and Susan were on the brushes.
We also water blasted most of the paths around the house where it was needed.
This house looks fantastic now and will just need some small detailing to finish.

Around mid-morning we also dropped off some old tyres and some spare plant pots to the Strickland St community gardens.

Parklands and its zoning.

Parklands and it's zoning.

Thursday, 5 January 2012 9:26 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

In today's Press (here) a geotechnical engineer from Tonkin & Taylor states there are no engineering grounds for reclassifying Parklands as a Red Zone. The same engineer is quoted as saying the land in Parklands is "much better than in the red zones". This may, or may not, be the case, however there is no conclusive evidence either way. Nothing has been made public about the state of the

Day 316 - Painting and Blasting

Day 316 - Painting and Blasting

Thursday, 5 January 2012 7:30 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

Continuing yesterday's efforts we completed the second external coat of paint (in the now famous colour "Addington Merangue"). Mike, Michael and Susan were on the brushes. We also water blasted most of the paths around the house where it was needed. This house looks fantastic now and will just need some small detailing to finish.

Around mid-morning we also dropped off some old tyres and some spare plant pots to the Strickland St community gardens.

Day 215 - First Action for 2010!

Day 215 - First Action for 2010!

Wednesday, 4 January 2012 10:30 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

Today was our first day back after a week or so break for xmas/new year. 35 Scott St recieved a complete exterior waterblast, a first coat of paint and the garden was sprayed as well.
We will return tomorrow to fill some exterior gaps and cracks, and to complete the painting.

Day 315 - First Action for 2012!

Day 315 - First Action for 2012!

Wednesday, 4 January 2012 10:30 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

Today was our first day back after a week or so break for xmas/new year. A home in Scott St recieved a complete exterior waterblast, a first coat of paint and the garden was sprayed as well.
We will return tomorrow to fill some exterior gaps and cracks, and to complete the painting.

Whats on your mind? - CanCERN want to know

Whats on your mind? - CanCERN want to know

Wednesday, 4 January 2012 9:05 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

CanCERN, of which our society is a member, is an organisation with good track record of trying to sort out the large problems that affect many of us. Considering it has a staff of only two what is achieved is very impressive. CanCERN meets regularly with CERA, CCC, EQC and insurers. To make these meetings more productive CanCERN need to know the range of issues and questions experienced in

Orange Zone announcements - February

Orange Zone announcements - February

Tuesday, 3 January 2012 2:23 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

The New Zealand Herald has an article (here) based on a Radio New Zealand interview with Roger Sutton (8.00 news this morning). In that interview Sutton states that Orange Zone decisions will be announced in February. Considering previous comments mentioned "early in the new year" that is stretching the timetable somewhat. Why decision making is taking so long is impossible to understand from

Happy new year

Happy new year

Sunday, 1 January 2012 10:53 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Happy new year one and all. Please spare a thought for those who went north for a quiet time and got soaked. Unless something significant happens, the next post will be on the 4th. .

a vision for the Avon River red zone

a vision for the Avon River red zone

Thursday, 29 December 2011 11:01 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Welcome to our vision, changing Christchurch’s Avon River red zone from a place of despair and tragedy to a land of beauty and joy.

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