News archive by Section

Showing items from the networks section - remove this filter?

A total of 4,131 items have been found which will be spread across 69 pages. You are currently on page 52
Jul 31, 2011: Lyttelton Petanque Club – (#8)

Jul 31, 2011: Lyttelton Petanque Club – (#8)

Monday, 21 November 2011 2:07 p.m. by GapFiller

Lyttelton Petanque Club Cnr London & Canterbury Streets, Lyttelton Sunday 31 July 2011 – ??? The Lyttelton Petanque Club is the new LPC in town! Now open as a multi-purpose public space with a performance stage, community garden, handmade tables and benches – and the best petanque pitch in all of Lyttelton! Don’t let the [...]

Jul 17, 2011: Think Differently Book Exchange – Cnr Kilmore & Barabdoes St (#7)

Jul 17, 2011: Think Differently Book Exchange – Cnr Kilmore & Barabdoes St (#7)

Monday, 21 November 2011 2:03 p.m. by GapFiller

Think Differently Book Exchange Sunday 17 July 2011 – ??? Imagine you’ve never heard of Gap Filler. You’re walking down Barbadoes Street towards Beat Street Cafe or the Herb Centre. You’re waiting at the Kilmore intersection for the lights to change. You turn around. There’s a big fridge on the vacant site behind you. The [...]

May 23, 2011: CPIT Design/Build – 19 Ferry Rd & 270 St Asaph St (#5&6)

May 23, 2011: CPIT Design/Build – 19 Ferry Rd & 270 St Asaph St (#5&6)

Monday, 21 November 2011 2:02 p.m. by GapFiller

Gap Filler / CPIT collaboration Monday 23 May – Thursday 2 June 2011 Architecture students at Christchurch Polytechnic were given just five days to generate and implement designs to fill two specific vacant sites in the CBD that had been left vacant post the earthquake in February. Two winning designs have come to light following [...]

Apr 6, 2011: STAND YOUR GROUND (improvised dance) – 276 Colombo Street, Beckenham

Apr 6, 2011: STAND YOUR GROUND (improvised dance) – 276 Colombo Street, Beckenham

Monday, 21 November 2011 2:00 p.m. by GapFiller

Stand Your Ground – an improvised dance performance There are No Things here except us, our thoughts the lines we write in the archectitecture of performance more certain than the hollow husk of forever A performance installation for one night only by respected New Zealand dancers/choreographers Julia Milsom (ChCh) and Kristian Larsen (Akl), in collaboration [...]

Apr 5, 2011: Gap Filler Fun Fair – Church Square, Addington (#4)

Apr 5, 2011: Gap Filler Fun Fair – Church Square, Addington (#4)

Monday, 21 November 2011 1:58 p.m. by GapFiller

GAP FILLER FUN FAIR Saturday April 9 2011 at St Mary’s Church Square in Addington 11-4pm   Our fun fair aimed to bring people together and raise some money for both The New Zealand Red Cross and Gap Filler, to help us hold future events. It was a great day, featuring a whole range of [...]

Mar 29, 2011: FILM IN THE GAP! – 276 Colombo Street, Beckenham (#3)

Mar 29, 2011: FILM IN THE GAP! – 276 Colombo Street, Beckenham (#3)

Monday, 21 November 2011 1:54 p.m. by GapFiller

HERE’S THE LIST OF EVENTS FROM GAP #3, 1 – 10 April 2011 276 Colombo Street, Beckenham, next to Smiths Mitre 10 A tragic earthquake, shocking corruption and massive abuse of power: Even for Italians accustomed to their country’s scandals, Draquila — Italy Trembles is a kick in the gut. Bold satirist Sabina Guzzanti starts [...]

Jan 10, 2011: ORTSZEIT / LOCAL TIME – 63 Worcester Boulevard – (#2)

Jan 10, 2011: ORTSZEIT / LOCAL TIME – 63 Worcester Boulevard – (#2)

Monday, 21 November 2011 1:51 p.m. by GapFiller

ORTSZEIT / LOCAL TIME, 63 Worcester Blvd – 20 Jan 2011 to …? Photographs documenting architectural change in East Germany after the Wall While travelling around East Germany in 1990 – after the fall of the Wall but before reunification – Stefan Koppelkamm found himself wanting to take photographs that would capture a state of [...]

Things are starting to heat up...

Things are starting to heat up...

Monday, 21 November 2011 12:14 p.m. by Actionforchcheast


Saturday 19th November saw over 400 Christchurch residents come together to express their frustrations and demand an accountable response for the earthquake ravaged City of Garden's.

After a number of speeches at Latimer Square the crowed marched to CERA's head office. Chants steadily grew louder and angrier as the people got closer to the front doors. The noise was suddenly replaced with a hush as Reverend Mike Coleman read out a statement by the Wider Earthquake Communities Acti ...

Things are starting to heat up...

Things are starting to heat up...

Monday, 21 November 2011 12:14 p.m. by Actionforchcheast Popular


Saturday 19th November saw over 400 Christchurch residents come together to express their frustrations and demand an accountable response for the earthquake ravaged City of Garden's.

After a number of speeches at Latimer Square the crowed marched to CERA's head office. Chants steadily grew louder and angrier as the people got closer to the front doors. The noise was suddenly replaced with a hush as Reverend Mike Coleman read out a statement by the Wider Earthquake Communities Acti ...

Day 271 - WeCAN Open Letter

Day 271 - WeCAN Open Letter

Monday, 21 November 2011 8:41 a.m. by addingtonaction Popular

This is an open letter issued by WeCan and republished by Addington Action





From the centre of three earthquakes we write this letter to you, the people of New Zealand.

Can we ask you to listen to us?

Please hear our hearts’ cry.

We would like you to know what is really happening for the people of Canterbury.


What you have been led to believe is not the reality for thousands of Cantabrians.

There has been dishonesty in the way the Gove ...

Carol Singing in Packe Street Park

Carol Singing in Packe Street Park

Sunday, 20 November 2011 9:41 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Sunday 4th December at 5pm

Day 268 - Paint, Spray and Prep

Day 268 - Paint, Spray and Prep

Sunday, 20 November 2011 3:49 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

Quite a mixed bag today:

-we collected some scaffolding and wood lengths  from Elaine's house in Cashmere which may come in handy in the future. (Incidentally this house has a very interesting design based on hexagons).
-we picked up 10 trestle tables which will be used at the Addington Fair tomorrow.
-Michelle's ceiling was washed and had it's base coat applied. Mike touched up some cracks and spaces using gib and no more gaps, Matt painted the skirting boards and fine details ...

Day 270 - Fun fair great success

Day 270 - Fun fair great success

Sunday, 20 November 2011 6:00 a.m. by addingtonaction Popular

Over 1200 people attended the Addington Fair yesterday.The fair was organised by Gap Filler and was a fundraiser for the repairs of uninsured houses being done by Addington Action.

A total of $1699.70 was raised, $1092.50 from the BBQ and $607.20 from stall holder koha.

The music was excellent and drew large crowds and incorpoated Ukes, Pizza Boxes, lap guitar, blow up animals, traditional song and dance, choir, jazz, rock and blues!

Performances by Broken Bear Club , Adding ...

Barbecue at Avonside Girls High School - with photos

Barbecue at Avonside Girls High School - with photos

Saturday, 19 November 2011 9:26 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular











Day 269 - The Addington Fun Fair

Day 269 - The Addington Fun Fair

Saturday, 19 November 2011 5:00 a.m. by addingtonaction Popular

Gap Filler presents...The Addington Fun Fair!!!!

Saturday, 19 November
11 - 4pm
St Mary's Church Square, Addington

Come along to explore this special Gap Filler event that promises to be full of old-fashioned fun, colour, music and delight! 35 stalls (Addington-based and from across ChCh), live music all day, home-made carnival games, baking, bric-a-brac, seedlings, toffee apples, pony rides, bouncy castle, BBQ, Devonshire Teas, roaming performer ...

Roger Sutton - Explaining the Green Zone categories

Roger Sutton - Explaining the Green Zone categories

Friday, 18 November 2011 4:01 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Roger Sutton will be on Maori TV at 1.30 on Saturday explaining the new Green Zone technical categories. .

29th annual Crusaders Charity Cricket Match

29th annual Crusaders Charity Cricket Match

Thursday, 17 November 2011 11:37 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

CERA: zoning changes and updated Zones map

CERA: zoning changes and updated Zone's map

Thursday, 17 November 2011 10:47 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

St Albans Residents Association AGM

St Albans Residents Association AGM

Thursday, 17 November 2011 2:24 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Day 267 - green zone changes

Day 267 - green zone changes

Thursday, 17 November 2011 8:14 a.m. by addingtonaction Popular

Addington was in the green zone which has now been changed to grey, yellow or blue zones

 What type of zone affects repairs to foundations.

are holding meetings that the public can attend to find out more.

More information is available about ongoing public meetings, questions and answers, maps etc



Day 266 - Gap Filler wins a Civic Trust Award

Day 266 - Gap Filler wins a Civic Trust Award

Wednesday, 16 November 2011 10:00 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

was given a

Coralie Win from Gap Filler has also been the main organising force behind the April and November 2011 Addington Fun Fairs.





Gap Filler, administered by the Gap Filler Charitable Trust, is an initiative closely related to Greening the Rubble. It was initiated as a response to the 4 September earthquake and aims to engage local artists, both visual and performing arts of many disciplines, to temporarily activate, creatively vacant inner city sites. To ac ...

Earthquake Royal Commission - Peer review of the Department of Building and Housing technical investigation reports

Earthquake Royal Commission - Peer review of the Department of Building and Housing technical investigation reports

Wednesday, 16 November 2011 9:32 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

The Earthquake Royal Commission has received a peer review of the Department of Building and Housing's technical and investigation reports. From the Royal Commission's website: This report by William Holmes of Rutherford & Chekene consulting engineers in San Francisco peer reviews the following Department of Building and Housing technical investigation reports: Structural Performance of

Day 266 - CTU delegates election forum

Day 266 - CTU delegates election forum

Wednesday, 16 November 2011 9:19 a.m. by addingtonaction Popular

Last night I attended the Canterbury CTU election forum for union delegates as a representative of Addington Action. A number of community groups were invited to send representatives as part of an effort of strengthening ties amongst the organisations of working people.





2011 General Election

2011 General Election

Wednesday, 16 November 2011 1:47 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Orange to Green Community Meetings being organised by CERA

Orange to Green Community Meetings being organised by CERA

Tuesday, 15 November 2011 11:00 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Q & A by CERA -  Residential Green Zone Technical Categories

Q & A by CERA - Residential Green Zone Technical Categories

Tuesday, 15 November 2011 8:34 p.m. by FerrymeadBrookhaven Popular


The announcement of technical categories for foundation systems for residential properties in flat areas has prompted questions from Christchurch property owners.]

The technical categories – TC1 (grey), TC2 (yellow) and TC3 (blue) describe the foundation systems most likely to be required in the corresponding areas on the maps.  As this is an area wide classification, site specific geotech work will be required to determine the actual foundations required for each house in TC3 ar ...

Day 265 - paint prep

Day 265 - paint prep

Tuesday, 15 November 2011 5:00 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

The afternoon was spent washing and undercoating a room in an uninsured earthquake damaged house in Sydenham.

Day 264 - Show your Colour Crusade Rally

Day 264 - Show your Colour Crusade Rally

Monday, 14 November 2011 6:09 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

is organising a ‘Show your Colour Crusade’ at 2pm on Saturday 19 November at Cranmer Square to press for an independent Advocacy Commission.

“Not only to hold insurance companies to account but also the government, CERA and agencies like EQC and Fletchers..."

More info can be found on

Wider Earthquake Communities Action Network or WeCan! is a network of individuals and community groups that aim to:

UPDATE

WeCan! today published the responses of the main Insur ...

...we spoke too soon!

...we spoke too soon!

Monday, 14 November 2011 10:51 a.m. by Actionforchcheast Popular


Kia ora whanau,

Well as the title suggests it would seem the decision to wrap up the A.C.E blog may have been a tad too soon - the blog's site visits and discussions on the ground tell us that the articles and news offered on the page were reaching much further corners than first thought.

We have been contacted by countries across the World, in every continent, wanting to know more of what's happening in Christchurch since September 2010. The blog may have stopped but ...

...we spoke too soon!

...we spoke too soon!

Monday, 14 November 2011 10:20 a.m. by Actionforchcheast


Kia ora whanau,

Well as the title suggests it would seem the decision to wrap up the A.C.E blog may have been a tad too soon - the blog's site visits and discussions on the ground tell us that the articles and news offered on the page were reaching much further corners than first thought.

We have been contacted by countries across the World, in every continent, wanting to know more of what's happening in Christchurch since September 2010. The blog may have stopped but th ...

Green/Blue TC3 zone meetings starting tomorrow

Green/Blue TC3 zone meetings starting tomorrow

Sunday, 13 November 2011 8:02 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

CERA/EQC/DBH Combind Meeting Woolston, Ferrymead, Brookhaven - Blue TC3 properties

CERA/EQC/DBH Combind Meeting Woolston, Ferrymead, Brookhaven - Blue TC3 properties

Sunday, 13 November 2011 3:21 p.m. by FerrymeadBrookhaven Popular

It appears there have been some glitches in CERA comminications and not all residents have received letter advising of the following meetings with CERA, EQC & Department of Building & Housing

Day 262 - Roll up! Roll up! Gap Filler brings you another Fun Fair!

Day 262 - Roll up! Roll up! Gap Filler brings you another Fun Fair!

Saturday, 12 November 2011 8:00 a.m. by addingtonaction Popular

Gap Filler presents the Addington Fun Fair on Saturday, November 19 (rain day 20th) at St Mary’s Church Square. Bring everyone you know - kids of all ages - to an old-fashioned fair, full of colour, originality and delight! Featuring live music, roaming performers, a bouncy castle, pony rides, home-made carnival games, races and stalls - Gap Filler's Fun Fairs are rathe

Day 261 - cleanup and trim

Day 261 - cleanup and trim

Friday, 11 November 2011 3:59 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

Today the job was measuring and fitting trim for a room that has been gibed.

Also began clearing piles of rubbish from the section into one big pile.

Major road works on Woodham Road

Major road works on Woodham Road

Friday, 11 November 2011 6:10 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

Friends of Packe Street Park Newsletter

Friends of Packe Street Park Newsletter

Thursday, 10 November 2011 9:47 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Friends of the Park at 125 – 129 Packe Street Inc     

Friends of Packe Street Park Outing

Friends of Packe Street Park Outing

Thursday, 10 November 2011 9:40 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Sunday 27th November from 12md until 2pm courtesy of Margaret Long: free entry to Frensham – Garden of National Significence 139 Old Tai Tapu Road. Margaret will give a guided tour from 12.45pm. The tour takes about one hour. Bring a picnic and expect to enjoy a peaceful garden. To check out visit www.frensham.co.nz  and to find out more about joining our trip ring Peggy 366 3844.

New geotech factual reports

New geotech factual reports

Thursday, 10 November 2011 9:08 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Day 260 - Demolition!

Day 260 - Demolition!

Thursday, 10 November 2011 6:40 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

Today Mike, Michael, Matt and Joeli started stripping the water damaged walls and part ceiling on an older home. There were tools flying everywhere and the lath and plaster didn't stand a chance!
We will rebuild new framework for the walls and a false ceiling allowing for a space between the new and old structures for moisture to escape. The framework will be insulated with batts, gibbed over and painted.
To see how much work must have gone into the old lath and plaster m ...

Day 258 - Gib and Paint

Day 258 - Gib and Paint

Thursday, 10 November 2011 6:08 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

Not the most original title today but a spade is a spade! Mike and Michael put on the last coat of gib onto Michelle's fireplace covering, then finished an outside window-frame with some forest green paint. Done.

CERA Community Meeting Woolston

CERA Community Meeting Woolston

Thursday, 10 November 2011 12:17 p.m. by FerrymeadBrookhaven Popular

Ferrymead Brookhaven residents will have opportunity to attend Woolston community meeting's for property owners recently zoned green - organised by CERA

Bus Exchange ‘three gardens’

Bus Exchange ‘three gardens’

Thursday, 10 November 2011 8:25 a.m. by greeningtherubble Popular

Designer Sarah Peddie has put into effect her plans for three small colourful gardens, with gabion seats kindly donated by Urban Paving Ltd, on the perimeter of the Temporary Bus Exchange in Lichfield Street and its adjacent car park, along Colombo Street. It’s our closest move yet into the central city.  The City Council had [...]

A Month of Celebrations

A Month of Celebrations

Thursday, 10 November 2011 7:15 a.m. by newbrightonproject Popular

Kia ora, Hello New Brighton Folk,


What a spectacular few weeks it has been! A superb fireworks display on the pier on Saturday followed by a great team effort to clean up the beach (with some yummy pancakes) on Sunday morning. Well done, Brighton! It's great to see some folk taking such pride in their environment and their coast. The Community Gardens had a spectacular open day, too, and launched into New Brighton Project's first Bee Week. I biked around a few local hives on the ...

St Albans School’s End of Year Production

St Albans School’s End of Year Production

Wednesday, 9 November 2011 9:09 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

A drama group who this year opted into a lunch hour class are currently rehearsing for an end of year production.

Brendon Burn’s Update

Brendon Burn’s Update

Wednesday, 9 November 2011 9:02 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

A helping hand needed

A helping hand needed

Wednesday, 9 November 2011 8:54 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Hi

Nov 25, 2010: It All Begins Here – 832 / 834 Colombo St – Central (#1)

Nov 25, 2010: It All Begins Here – 832 / 834 Colombo St – Central (#1)

Wednesday, 9 November 2011 3:46 p.m. by GapFiller

Previously South of the Border restaurant and Denis Moore Auto Electrician Land owned by Tony Brazier and Denis Moore   Thursday 25 November – Sunday 5 December 2010. Temporary garden café, petanque, live music, poetry readings, outdoor cinema… Events in the Gap: Below is a list of just some of the Gap Filler events. Start [...]

Ruth Dyson at Ferrymead Brookhaven Meeting

Ruth Dyson at Ferrymead Brookhaven Meeting

Wednesday, 9 November 2011 9:02 a.m. by FerrymeadBrookhaven Popular

The local Brookhaven/Ferrymead Residents' Association called a meeting last night to discuss the new zone for the suburb - Green Blue Technical Category 3. We were fortunate to have the attendance of both Michelle Mitchell and Diane Turner from CERA, as well as Terry O'Leary from Cancern. Well over 500 people attended. Lots of questions arising from the material which was distributed from the CERA office, which I will be raising at the cross-party forum tomorrow.

The ...

New foundation design categories for Canterbury

New foundation design categories for Canterbury

Tuesday, 8 November 2011 4:25 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

 

Over 500 at CERA Brookhaven Ferrymead Meeting

Over 500 at CERA Brookhaven Ferrymead Meeting

Tuesday, 8 November 2011 12:23 p.m. by FerrymeadBrookhaven Popular

Over 500 people attended which was ... wow. Most of the meeting the floor was passed to Cera who gave an outline on the background to the zone changes. A half hour Q&A also took place with people asking questions on things like ROW, EQC, Council, Property value fears, insurance issues and delays. Ruth Dyson also spoke on the human issues people face, a letter from David Carter was read and Cancern spoke at the end.

While there was a lot of background frustration evident both at Cera ...

Would you want to buy AMI?

Would you want to buy AMI?

Tuesday, 8 November 2011 1:01 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

On insurance website InsuranceNEWS.com.au there is an article looking at whether buying AMI would be a good idea. There is no conclusive answer, but the discussion is thorough. One fact that seems to have escaped both the writer and the critics of AMI relates to the concentration of insurance in Christchurch. While criticising AMI of having too much exposure in Christchurch, no mention is

Would you buy AMI?

Would you buy AMI?

Monday, 7 November 2011 8:35 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular

On insurance website InsuranceNEWS.com.au there is an article looking at whether buying AMI would be a good idea. There is no conclusive answer, but the discussion is thorough. One fact that seems to have escaped both the writer and the critics of AMI relates to the concentration of insurance in Christchurch. While criticising AMI of having too much exposure in Christchurch, no mention is

Save our hertiage

Save our hertiage

Monday, 7 November 2011 8:44 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Avonside Holy Trinity - all gone

Avonside Holy Trinity - all gone

Monday, 7 November 2011 6:10 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular

 

Real estate agents and their tricks

Real estate agents and their tricks

Sunday, 6 November 2011 8:28 p.m. by avonsidechch Popular


Video bus tour through the inner city Red Zone

Video bus tour through the inner city Red Zone

Sunday, 6 November 2011 6:10 a.m. by avonsidechch Popular





FERRYMEAD BROOKHAVEN RESIDENTS COMMUNITY MEETING

FERRYMEAD BROOKHAVEN RESIDENTS COMMUNITY MEETING

Saturday, 5 November 2011 3:09 p.m. by FerrymeadBrookhaven Popular