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Edgeware/Cranford intersection night repairs

Edgeware/Cranford intersection night repairs

Tuesday, 12 November 2013 11:21 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Detours will be signposted. Supervalue customers will need to use Edgeware Road and Cornwall Street. Access to the BP station will be from Cranford Street.

Mt Pleasant Annual Pottery Exhibition

Mt Pleasant Annual Pottery Exhibition

Tuesday, 12 November 2013 2:07 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

For more information see Art Exhibition sumner

Sunbeam Kindergarten Market Day

Sunbeam Kindergarten Market Day

Saturday, 9 November 2013 1:53 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

Location: Sunbeam Kindergarten, 13 Cornwall Street Time: November 23, 9am-1pm Description: Raffle, sausage sizzle, stalls to fundraise

Carols in Packe Street Park

Carols in Packe Street Park

Thursday, 7 November 2013 7:44 p.m. by stalbanscommunity



Diverse St Albans features on TV

Diverse St Albans features on TV

Thursday, 7 November 2013 6:55 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Kate grew up in St Albans and went to the local Catholic Primary School, Our Lady of Perpetual Succour.

Port Hills Mass Land Movement Report Plus other items

Port Hills Mass Land Movement Report Plus other items

Wednesday, 6 November 2013 8:57 p.m. by MtPleasantCC Popular

 

St Albans News latest

St Albans News latest

Sunday, 3 November 2013 11:40 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

The November issue of the colourful St Albans News is now available online. It features, among other articles, details a new group set up for residents living in flood prone areas of St Albans and an interview with new city councillors, Pauline Cotter and Ali Jones, who represent the Shirley-Papanui ward.

Causeway reopens with first open section of the new Christchurch Coastal Pathway

Causeway reopens with first open section of the new Christchurch Coastal Pathway

Friday, 1 November 2013 9:44 p.m. by CoastalPathway

On Friday 1 November after six months of detours around the back of McCormacks Bay, mayor Lianne Dalziell, assisted by local Redcliffs school pupils cut the ribbon to re-open the causeway and open the first new section of the Christchurch Coastal …

Causeway re-opened today!

Causeway re-opened today!

Friday, 1 November 2013 8:04 p.m. by MtPleasantCC



follow-up from forum

follow-up from forum

Friday, 1 November 2013 6:30 p.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi

 

Core strength

Core strength

Friday, 1 November 2013 8:00 a.m. by ArchitectureNow Popular

The new Leighs Construction headquarters in central Christchurch will be one of the strongest commercial buildings in the new city, built to Importance Level 4, or 188 per cent of the building code, the same strength hospitals are required to reach. But it’s not just the strength of this building that makes it unique. It is based around a central core that utilises circular crane assisted self-erecting formwork, a first in New Zealand.

And the concrete pour for the slab of the main buildi ...

Agropolis urban farm launched at FESTA

Agropolis urban farm launched at FESTA

Friday, 1 November 2013 6:00 a.m. by ArchitectureNow Popular

Nov 1: Gap Map download

Nov 1: Gap Map download

Thursday, 31 October 2013 8:53 p.m. by GapFiller

Thanks to Christchurch & Canterbury Tourism we have our very own Gap Map, complete with Gap Filler and Greening the Rubble projects.  to download the PDF file.  Alternatively swing by the Summer Pallet Pavilion on the corner of Durham and Kilmore Streets and pick one up.

Day 982 - thank you for your support

Day 982 - thank you for your support

Thursday, 31 October 2013 7:59 p.m. by addingtonaction

 

Spring River Festival – this weekend

Spring River Festival – this weekend

Thursday, 31 October 2013 11:46 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

The festival promises something for all ages and is organised by Avon-Otakaro Network (AvON), the group advocating for the Avon River red zone to become a river park and reserve.

St Albans Pool Group – AGM

St Albans Pool Group – AGM

Thursday, 31 October 2013 11:16 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

St Albans Pool group has their AGM this Saturday at 10am at Abberley Park. Come along and hear about the progress we have made over the past year including the lodging of our Resource Consent with the CCC.

Day 981 - Addington Action 2013 AGM Minutes

Day 981 - Addington Action 2013 AGM Minutes

Wednesday, 30 October 2013 10:00 p.m. by addingtonaction

Addington Action 2013 AGM
5pm Wednesday 30 October
188 Strickland St, Sydenham, Christchurch



The meeting started at 5pm


Janet Alderton, Dawne Burns, Louis Couperus, Louise Deane, Paulette Dempsey, Dianne Fitzgerald, Karen Foster, Gretchen Kane, Blair Kenton, Bonny Le Grice, Elaine Mayo, Jo Mclean, Phil Nussbaumer, Mike Peters, Florence Preston.


Teresa Bassett, Cherylan Davies, Marina Mcfarlane, Karolin Potter, Tracy Peters, Di Robertson, Jay Sepie, Tim ...

Causeway re-opens and other news

Causeway re-opens and other news

Wednesday, 30 October 2013 4:54 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

Port Hills Electorate MP, Hon Ruth Dyson, will speak to the public regarding the upcoming referendum on Asset Sales  

Maffeys Road update

Maffeys Road update

Tuesday, 29 October 2013 11:09 a.m. by MtPleasantCC

Please find an update for Maffeys Road which came out in early October 131002-Maffeys Road-Retaining wall -Stage 2 – Work notice update

Christchurch Coastal Pathway on TV1 – Christchurch: From The Streets (Series 1 Episode 5).

Christchurch Coastal Pathway on TV1 – Christchurch: From The Streets (Series 1 Episode 5).

Monday, 28 October 2013 10:23 a.m. by CoastalPathway

On Sunday 27 Oct the Christchurch Coastal Pathway was on TV1′s Christchurch: From The Streets (Series 1 Episode 5).  See http://tvnz.co.nz/christchurch_from_the_streets/video. The Christchurch Coastal Pathway segment starts at just after 17 minutes. It is also accessible per TVNZ Ondemand website or various …

Volunteering Canterbury on move again

Volunteering Canterbury on move again

Thursday, 24 October 2013 11:38 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Volunteering Canterbury has moved offices to Unit 3, 575 Colombo Street, which is behind the green Hunting and Fishing building, just north of South City Mall. The phone number and email addresses remain the same. They are moving to another temporary premise, along with the rest of the Christchurch Community House, which has been based […]

Nightclasses at Papanui High

Nightclasses at Papanui High

Thursday, 24 October 2013 11:21 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Term 4 adult and community classes at Papanui High School start on October 29. A range of courses is on offer, including cooking, fitness and health, arts and crafts, music and house and garden. For more information visit the website: www.papanui.school.nz or phone 3520701 to enrol.

October 24: The Transitional City Audio Tour take 2

October 24: The Transitional City Audio Tour take 2

Thursday, 24 October 2013 5:19 p.m. by GapFiller

The Transitional City Audio Tour is back again after being reworked to accommodate changes to the ever-evolving city! Coordinated by Gap Filler co-founder Ryan Reynolds, this project offers locals and visitors to the city alike the opportunity to explore part of what was once the CBD on foot, linking selected sites, buildings and landmarks – both […]

Oct 24: The Transitional City Audio Tour take 2

Oct 24: The Transitional City Audio Tour take 2

Thursday, 24 October 2013 5:19 p.m. by GapFiller

The Transitional City Audio Tour is back again after being reworked to accommodate changes to the ever-evolving city. Coordinated by Gap Filler co-founder Ryan Reynolds, this project offers locals and visitors to the city alike the opportunity to explore part of what was once the CBD on foot, linking selected sites, buildings and landmarks – both […]

The Transitional City Audio Tour take 2

The Transitional City Audio Tour take 2

Thursday, 24 October 2013 5:19 p.m. by GapFiller

The Transitional City Audio Tour is back again after being reworked in August/Spetember to accommodate changes to the ever-evolving city. Coordinated by Gap Filler co-founder Ryan Reynolds, this project offers locals and visitors to the city alike the opportunity to explore part of what was once the CBD on foot, linking selected sites, buildings and landmarks […]

Oct 2014: The Transitional City Audio Tour – Take 2

Oct 2014: The Transitional City Audio Tour – Take 2

Thursday, 24 October 2013 5:19 p.m. by GapFiller

Coordinated by Gap Filler co-founder Ryan Reynolds, this project offers locals and visitors to the city alike the opportunity to explore part of what was once the CBD on foot. The tour links selected sites, buildings and landmarks – both notable and obscure – into a trail that takes participants from Gap Filler’s Commons around […]

Oct 2013: The Transitional City Audio Tour – Take 2

Oct 2013: The Transitional City Audio Tour – Take 2

Thursday, 24 October 2013 5:19 p.m. by GapFiller

Coordinated by Gap Filler co-founder Ryan Reynolds, this project offers locals and visitors to the city alike the opportunity to explore part of what was once the CBD on foot. The tour links selected sites, buildings and landmarks – both notable and obscure – into a trail that takes participants from Gap Filler’s Commons around […]

Day 975 - Addington Action AGM

Day 975 - Addington Action AGM

Thursday, 24 October 2013 3:11 p.m. by addingtonaction

Addington Action
Annual General Meeting

Wednesday 30th October 2013
5pm-5.30pm

Followed by:

October General Meeting
5.30-6.30pm

188 Strickland St, Sydenham
( ChCh Sth Community Gardens Resource Centre)

All interested parties welcome

Day 975 - new website for CSFVC

Day 975 - new website for CSFVC

Thursday, 24 October 2013 2:39 p.m. by addingtonaction

The new website for the Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op (CSFVC) is



The previous web page about the fruit & veggie co-op on the Addington Action website now redirects people to the CSFVC website.

Oct 22: Sound Garden

Oct 22: Sound Garden

Wednesday, 23 October 2013 8:53 p.m. by GapFiller

Let’s make some music! Gap Filler along with local creatives Gaby Montejo, Jason Ware, Tim McGurk and Trent Hiles have created a variety of musical instruments from recovered and re-appropriated materials. Called Sound Garden. It shares the corner of Gloucester and Colombo Street (formerly Mum’s 24 restaurant) with a Greening the Rubble Project. The instruments […]

Sound Garden

Sound Garden

Wednesday, 23 October 2013 8:53 p.m. by GapFiller

Let’s make some music! Gap Filler along with local creatives Gaby Montejo, Jason Ware, Tim McGurk and Trent Hiles have created a variety of musical instruments from recovered and re-appropriated materials. Called Sound Garden. It shares the corner of Gloucester and Colombo Street (formerly Mum’s 24 restaurant) with a Greening the Rubble Project. The instruments […]

Oct 2013: Sound Garden

Oct 2013: Sound Garden

Wednesday, 23 October 2013 8:53 p.m. by GapFiller

Sound Garden is a project which invites the public to create spontaneous music from improvised instruments. The music is intended to contrast with the demolition noise-scape of current Christchurch. Gap Filler, along with local creatives Gaby Montejo, Jason Ware, Tim McGurk and Trent Hiles have created a variety of musical instruments from recovered and re-appropriated […]

Oct 2014: Sound Garden

Oct 2014: Sound Garden

Wednesday, 23 October 2013 8:53 p.m. by GapFiller

Sound Garden is a project which invites the public to create spontaneous music from improvised instruments. The music is intended to contrast with the demolition noise-scape of current Christchurch. Gap Filler, along with local creatives Gaby Montejo, Jason Ware, Tim McGurk and Trent Hiles have created a variety of musical instruments from recovered and re-appropriated […]

Sleep, sleep…… elusive sleep……..!

Sleep, sleep…… elusive sleep……..!

Wednesday, 23 October 2013 6:26 p.m. by AnxietySupport

Tuesday November 5th: Dr. Alex Bartle, The Sleepwell Clinic For those of us who struggle to get a good night’s sleep (and for some it seems we never do) a restful and full night’s sleep is an ideal of bliss!  Dr. Alex Bartle is one of New Zealand’s leading authorities on sleep and how to...

Communicating Well, When You’re Anxious………

Communicating Well, When You’re Anxious………

Wednesday, 23 October 2013 5:35 p.m. by AnxietySupport Popular

Tuesday December 3rd, Clem McGrath, Life Coach Associates   When we’re anxious we may need to communicate our experience and our needs to others to ensure we get services and support.  This includes our need to communicate well with those of our friends, family and whanau who support us and who we support.  Just when...

Anxiety and Mental Illness

Anxiety and Mental Illness

Wednesday, 23 October 2013 5:27 p.m. by AnxietySupport

Wednesday November 20th:- The Registrar, Anxiety Disorders Service, CDHB Anxiety can be a significant mental health issues in its own right, especially for those whose anxiety is high, chronic or both.  Anxiety is frequently ‘comorbid’ with other mental illnesses, depression is a good example.  Managing or treating a specific anxiety can be exacting enough...

Day 974 - CSFVC crate returns

Day 974 - CSFVC crate returns

Wednesday, 23 October 2013 2:50 p.m. by addingtonaction

Truck driver Ricky from Canterbury Freight now comes every Wednesday to pickup the pallets and empty crates from the CSFVC packing centre to return them for a credit. At the moment it is around 12.30pm but it is hoped it may be possible at 11am so someone from the co-op can be around to sign the returns docket.




Assets Sale Referendum Meeting

Assets Sale Referendum Meeting

Wednesday, 23 October 2013 2:03 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

Port Hills Electorate MP, Hon Ruth Dyson will speak to a public meeting convened by the Coastal Hills Cluster regarding the upcoming referendum on Asset Sales on Wednesday, 30th October, […]

Draft Main Road Master Plan

Draft Main Road Master Plan

Wednesday, 23 October 2013 12:30 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

Draft Main Road Master Plan available for public comment This week Christchurch City Council released the Draft Main Road Master Plan for public comment. The Plan has been prepared to […]

Oct 22: New project alert – Sound Garden and RAD Bikes launch this week

Oct 22: New project alert – Sound Garden and RAD Bikes launch this week

Tuesday, 22 October 2013 5:19 p.m. by GapFiller

Gap Filler is bringing music and bikes back to the city with two new Summer projects launching on Gloucester Street this week – RAD Bikes and Sound Garden.     RAD (Recycle A Dunger) Bikes in collaboration with ICECycles  (Inner City East Cycles), is a community bike shed located at 165 Gloucester Street for the […]

New project alert – Sound Garden and RAD Bikes launch this week

New project alert – Sound Garden and RAD Bikes launch this week

Tuesday, 22 October 2013 5:19 p.m. by GapFiller

Gap Filler is bringing music and bikes back to the city with two new Summer projects launching on Gloucester Street this week – RAD Bikes and Sound Garden.   RAD (Recycle A Dunger) Bikes in collaboration with ICECycles  (Inner City East Cycles), is a community bike shed located at 165 Gloucester Street for the 2013/14 […]

Oct 25: RAD Bikes

Oct 25: RAD Bikes

Tuesday, 22 October 2013 2:52 a.m. by GapFiller

A Gap Filler project in collaboration with ICECycles (Inner City East Cycles) RAD Bikes (Recycle A Dunger) is a community bike shed located at 165 Gloucester Street for the Summer. It is a workshop space where anyone can build or repair bicycles and/or help restore bikes for ICECycles to give away. There will also be some exciting, creative workshops […]

Sept 2013: RAD Bikes

Sept 2013: RAD Bikes

Tuesday, 22 October 2013 2:52 a.m. by GapFiller

A Gap Filler project in collaboration with ICECycles (Inner City East Cycles), RAD Bikes (Recycle A Dunger) is a community bike shed located in the central city. RAD is a workshop space where anyone can build or repair bicycles and/or help restore bikes for ICECycles to give away. The shed is open a few times each week with […]

Day 969 - on-line shop accounts

Day 969 - on-line shop accounts

Friday, 18 October 2013 5:23 p.m. by addingtonaction

Invites have been sent by email to the people who place the weekly orders from each distribution centre.

6 have accepted the invitation so far and clicked the link to take them to the TradeGecko website, where they need to choose a password.

They will then be taken to a web page used to place orders.

They need to go back next week after collecting the money and place an order for up to 50 $10 fruit & veggie packs.

The usual weekly Thursday deadline still applies. ...

Reclaiming Joy

Reclaiming Joy

Friday, 18 October 2013 12:53 a.m. by stalbanscommunity



Day 968 - on-line shop opens

Day 968 - on-line shop opens

Thursday, 17 October 2013 2:41 p.m. by addingtonaction

The on-line shop for Christchurch South Fruit & Veggie Co-op (CSFVC) is now open.

The shop is hosted on the internet, uses TradeGecko and is a bit like a virtual warehouse.

The annual subscription was paid today for a 20% discount over the monthly subscription and is USD$468 or NZD$567.94

The adoption of Tradegecko follows a sucessful trial with the Burnham Distribution Centre. Thanks Kezia Tapsell and Keryn Paekau for being game enough to try it out.

Delegates fr ...

Festa: Festival of Transitional Architecture

Festa: Festival of Transitional Architecture

Thursday, 17 October 2013 6:00 a.m. by ArchitectureNow Popular

The Festival of Transitional Architecture (FESTA) has announced its Christchurch programme for Labour Weekend 2013. FESTA will create a temporary cityscape formed from projects, events and activities for the long weekend, starting on Friday 25 October.

St Albans Tennis Club Community Day

St Albans Tennis Club Community Day

Wednesday, 16 October 2013 10:59 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Location: 37 Dover St (near the Edgeware shops) Time: November 9 12:00 – 4.30 pm Description: Courts will be open to the St Albans community with sausage sizzle and lolly scramble for children and social tennis for adults. The first 90 minutes focus on children and adult tennis features from 2-4pm.

Women’s quake stories sought

Women’s quake stories sought

Wednesday, 16 October 2013 10:55 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

The National Council of Women is seeking women who have been struggling to cope with life after the quakes to tell their stories. They are particularly interested in those with limited financial resources, recent immigrants, those for whom English is not their first language, who may be living in garages or crowded conditions in eastern […]

Day 967 - head child

Day 967 - head child

Wednesday, 16 October 2013 2:34 p.m. by addingtonaction

CSFVC runs a creche for the kids and one gets to be head child. Seems to work well.


What is ‘Youth Engagement’?

What is ‘Youth Engagement’?

Wednesday, 16 October 2013 10:33 a.m. by VolunteerArmy

 

St Albans Swimming Club AGM

St Albans Swimming Club AGM

Tuesday, 15 October 2013 8:08 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Location: Shirley Intermediate School staff room Time: October 21 at 7:00 Description: St Albans Swimming Club is holding its AGM and planning for the future.

Day 966 - co-op buy

Day 966 - co-op buy

Tuesday, 15 October 2013 9:28 a.m. by addingtonaction

Oct 15: And the Silver Award goes to …. the Pallet Pavilion

Oct 15: And the Silver Award goes to …. the Pallet Pavilion

Tuesday, 15 October 2013 8:48 a.m. by GapFiller Popular



And the Silver Award goes to …. the Pallet Pavilion

And the Silver Award goes to …. the Pallet Pavilion

Tuesday, 15 October 2013 8:48 a.m. by GapFiller

Gap Filler won a silver award at the BEST DESIGN AWARDS in Auckland last Friday evening for the Pallet Pavilion (Spatial category – Exhibitions and Temporary Installations). Congratulations to everyone involved in this very special project. And thank you. It’s so awesome it’s still here as a current project rather than a past project. http://bestawards.co.nz/entries/spatial/

The Influentials!

The Influentials!

Tuesday, 15 October 2013 8:47 a.m. by GapFiller

This is quite an amazing article in The Listener by Rebecca Macfie. She writes about how influence these days comes from grass roots sources just as often as it comes from business or political leadership. Thanks for the mention Rebecca!

Oct 15: The Influentials!

Oct 15: The Influentials!

Tuesday, 15 October 2013 8:47 a.m. by GapFiller

Oct 15: Conversations about food

Oct 15: Conversations about food

Tuesday, 15 October 2013 8:39 a.m. by GapFiller

Read some fantastic conversations about food on this blog by Gracie and Jack, including Alex and Martine’s “A local food project” which involved them cooking up delicious pizzas in our pizza oven and also a super article about Liz Worsnop’s Plant Gang!    

Conversations about food

Conversations about food

Tuesday, 15 October 2013 8:39 a.m. by GapFiller

Read some fantastic conversations about food on this blog by Gracie and Jack, including Alex and Martine’s “A local food project” which involved them cooking up delicious pizzas in our pizza oven and also a super article about Liz Worsnop’s Plant Gang!