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Summer Feast

Summer Feast

Friday, 28 February 2014 2:06 p.m. by GapFiller

Gap Filler shared a very special evening with friends on Saturday 22 February, as they reflected on the last three years of creative projects in Christchurch and, of course, focusing on the much-loved Pallet Pavilion.   Partnering with Dalman Architecture, who themselves had much to remember as they were once residents of Durham Street in […]

Feb 28: Summer Feast

Feb 28: Summer Feast

Friday, 28 February 2014 2:06 p.m. by GapFiller

Gap Filler shared a very special evening with friends on Saturday 22 February, as they reflected on the last three years of creative projects in Christchurch and, of course, focusing on the much-loved Pallet Pavilion.   Partnering with Dalman Architecture, who themselves had much to remember as they were once residents of Durham Street in […]

Stress after Major Trauma

Stress after Major Trauma

Thursday, 27 February 2014 10:33 a.m. by AnxietySupport

Wednesday March 12th: – Ron Chambers, Clinical Psychologist, Anxiety Disorders Unit, CDHB An event that threatens your safety or makes you feel helpless is stressful.  

Surface structures will not deliver solutions to TC3 Eastern Suburbs category 8 and 9

Surface structures will not deliver solutions to TC3 Eastern Suburbs category 8 and 9

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 4:43 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh Popular

Here it is confirmed by Mike Stannard from MBIE that surface structures do not work in the Eastern suburbs where there is 30-40 m down to gravel. 

Estuary Fest is on this Saturday 2pm to 9pm!

Estuary Fest is on this Saturday 2pm to 9pm!

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 4:22 p.m. by MtPleasantCC

The Association together with the Estuary Fest organising crew are very excited to host the first ever festival to celebrate our wonderful Estuary – Ihutai. 

EUR Existing Use Rights – What you need to know

EUR Existing Use Rights – What you need to know

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 3:51 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh

Existing use rights under section 10 do not apply to: 

Royal Commission, recommendations and MBIE

Royal Commission, recommendations and MBIE

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 3:34 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh

The Royal Commission considers that there must be greater focus on geotechnical investigations to reduce the risk of unsatisfactory foundation performance.  

Port Hills News 24 February 2014

Port Hills News 24 February 2014

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 2:28 p.m. by MtPleasantCC Popular

Tell us your thoughts We’ve been doing this e-newsletter for a couple of months now, and we’re really keen to get your feedback on it. 

Three years on and are you still experiencing anxiety or depression?

Three years on and are you still experiencing anxiety or depression?

Tuesday, 25 February 2014 10:27 a.m. by AnxietySupport

It’s now been three years since our lives in Christchurch changed forever.  

Outward Bound presents: Christchurch Fun Run

Outward Bound presents: Christchurch Fun Run

Monday, 24 February 2014 12:57 p.m. by MinistryofAwesome Popular

Anxiety and the Pain Symptom

Anxiety and the Pain Symptom

Friday, 21 February 2014 10:33 a.m. by AnxietySupport

  Anxiety may be a mental health condition, but it has numerous physical symptoms. 

Extra support for schoolchildren

Extra support for schoolchildren

Thursday, 20 February 2014 2:51 p.m. by RedCross Popular

The New Zealand Red Cross 2011 Earthquake Commission has allocated $2.3 million to increase youth work and social work services in Canterbury schools until 2016.

18-Feb 2014 Update

18-Feb 2014 Update

Wednesday, 19 February 2014 9:00 a.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi

Next OVTRK Open Forum: 

Three years since tragic quake

Three years since tragic quake

Saturday, 15 February 2014 10:02 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Next Saturday marks three years since the devastating quake that killed over 180 people, toppled many city buildings, rendered thousands of city homes uninhabitable because of liquefaction and streets became impassable.

Could you do with some discussion about insurance & rebuilding?

Could you do with some discussion about insurance & rebuilding?

Saturday, 15 February 2014 10:44 a.m. by MtPleasantCC Popular

Lee Brown and Alistair (contracts manager) from Mike Greer Hills have offered to come and talk to local residents about the insurance and rebuilding process. 

New InsuranceWatch Survey – keep them on track!

New InsuranceWatch Survey – keep them on track!

Saturday, 15 February 2014 10:43 a.m. by MtPleasantCC Popular

Please fill in the new Insurance Watch Survey? 

New InsuranceWatch Survey

New InsuranceWatch Survey

Saturday, 15 February 2014 10:39 a.m. by MtPleasantCC

Please fill in the new Insurance Watch Survey? It won’t take long. InsuranceWatch.org.nz, a local community organisation, is independently monitoring the progress of all insurers of residents with claims resulting from the […]

FESTA 2014 seeking proposals

FESTA 2014 seeking proposals

Friday, 14 February 2014 1:00 p.m. by ArchitectureNow Popular

Worker village for Orion site (attempt 2)

Worker village for Orion site (attempt 2)

Thursday, 13 February 2014 3:20 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

A different developer this time but it looks like the Canon Street half of the former Orion site will house worker homes for up to 200 people. Resource consent was granted in January and residents notified on January 8. Portacom will create the units, housing four bedrooms. Communal rooms such as a kitchen and gym […]

St Albans News now online

St Albans News now online

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 10:57 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

February’s newsletter can be downloaded from here. We know that many people are still battling insurance companies and EQC and nothing is happening with their homes but Lucas Lormans went out with his camera and snapped some of the building (retail and residential) that is going on. And what will happen with the Edgeware Village […]

St Albans News Feb 2014 online

St Albans News Feb 2014 online

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 10:57 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

February’s St Albans News can be downloaded from here -click on the image. We know that many people are still battling insurance companies and EQC and nothing is happening with their homes but Lucas Lormans went out with his camera and snapped some of the building (retail and residential) that is going on. And what […]

Estuary Fest 2014 – Programme of Events

Estuary Fest 2014 – Programme of Events

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 1:41 p.m. by MtPleasantCC Popular

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 8:13 p.m. by addingtonaction

New Contacts

New Contacts

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 8:12 p.m. by addingtonaction Popular

The new contacts are:

addington action DAY 1086

addington action DAY 1086

Tuesday, 11 February 2014 7:59 p.m. by addingtonaction

Since Mike posted his last blog, there have been a number of changes in Addington Action Inc. On 18 December 2013, the members voted to close down Addington Action Inc, and form the CSFVC into an independent organisation.

A Transition Committee was elected chaired by Christine Blance, with Bonny Le Grice as secretary, Karen Foster as treasurer, Elaine Mayo as the CSVFC developer, and Teresa Bassett, Louise Deane, and Dianne Fitzgerald on the committee. The tasks of the Transit ...

Estuary Fest

Estuary Fest

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 11:04 a.m. by MtPleasantCC Popular

Event: ESTUARY FEST

Promed site tells St Albans story

Promed site tells St Albans story

Wednesday, 5 February 2014 12:52 a.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

The former Promed Edgeware Doctors site at the corner of Edgeware Road and Trafalgar Street has a few tales to tell. 

Waitangi Day celebrations @ marae

Waitangi Day celebrations @ marae

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 10:14 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Location: Rehua Marae, 79 Springfield RoadTime: February 6 from 10am-2pm Description: Open Day at the Marae with activities for tamariki, weaving, mirimiri etc. $10.00 Hangi at 1.30pm. To order, presales are being taken on 03 355 5615 or 027 245 5475. Naumai Haere mai!

Waitangi Day – Celebrations @ Rehua Marae

Waitangi Day – Celebrations @ Rehua Marae

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 4:34 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Rise Up Christchurch 6th February 2014 “Open Day” 10.00am – 2.00pm Activities, $10.00 Hangi at 1.30pm (Pre-sales 03 355 5615 or 027 245 5475) Naumai Haere mai! 79 Springfield Road St Albans  

Feb 4: Summer Feast

Feb 4: Summer Feast

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 12:05 p.m. by GapFiller

With the Pallet Pavilion soon to be deconstructed, Gap Filler partnering with former Durham Street locals, Dalman Architecture will host their final food event in the unique venue, a Summer Feast.   

22 Feb, 2014: Summer Feast, Pallet Pavilion.

22 Feb, 2014: Summer Feast, Pallet Pavilion.

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 12:05 p.m. by GapFiller

The Summer Feast was a ticketed food event which celebrated communal eating and locally sourced food.  With the Pallet Pavilion soon to be deconstructed, Gap Filler partnered with former Durham Street locals, Dalman Architecture to host their final food event in the unique venue: a Summer Feast. Our final feast was held on 22nd February, […]

Feb 22, 2014: Summer Feast, Pallet Pavilion.

Feb 22, 2014: Summer Feast, Pallet Pavilion.

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 12:05 p.m. by GapFiller

The Summer Feast was a ticketed food event which celebrated communal eating and locally sourced food.  With the Pallet Pavilion soon to be deconstructed, Gap Filler partnered with former Durham Street locals, Dalman Architecture to host their final food event in the unique venue: a Summer Feast. Our final feast was held on 22nd February, […]

January 30, 2014: The Fairy Commons, Pallet Pavilion.

January 30, 2014: The Fairy Commons, Pallet Pavilion.

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 11:49 a.m. by GapFiller

The Fairy Commons was an art installation built by fairies and possibly other small woodland creatures in and around the Pallet Pavilion site.  Over one night, these small structures appeared in the two deceased oak trees in the Pallet Pavilion. Rumour had it, they were the work of Christchurch’s resident fairies. It’s hardly surprising, the […]

Feb 4: The Fairy Commons

Feb 4: The Fairy Commons

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 11:49 a.m. by GapFiller

Over night, these small structures have been built in the two deceased oak trees in the Pallet Pavilion. Rumour has it, they are the work of ChCh’s resident fairies. It’s hardly surprising. 

The Fairy Commons

The Fairy Commons

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 11:49 a.m. by GapFiller

Over night, these small structures have been built in the two deceased oak trees in the Pallet Pavilion. Rumour has it, they are the work of ChCh’s resident fairies. It’s hardly surprising. The live music, outdoor cinema, games, dancing, friendly people and more in the pavilion make it an ideal place to call home .Who wouldn’t […]

New Development in Ferrymead

New Development in Ferrymead

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 11:39 a.m. by MtPleasantCC

What do you think of this proposed new development for our neighbourhood? http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/business/the-rebuild/9660311/New-shops-planned-for-Ferrymead  

Anxiety and Complementary Therapies

Anxiety and Complementary Therapies

Tuesday, 4 February 2014 8:56 a.m. by AnxietySupport

·            Wednesday 26th February:  Michael Woods, Naturopath, The Herb Centre, Christchurch  

Please be careful if your property is subject to Hazards

Please be careful if your property is subject to Hazards

Monday, 3 February 2014 10:28 a.m. by EmpoweredChCh Popular

Please be careful when considering cash settlements if your land is subject to hazards. 

Press Release 1 February 2014 – Southern Response – Current As New Definition

Press Release 1 February 2014 – Southern Response – Current As New Definition

Sunday, 2 February 2014 5:06 p.m. by EmpoweredChCh Popular

Release 1 February 2014   Adrian Cowie, Registered Professional Surveyor   Southern Response confirm that Jack and Pack, Notching the Bearers and Easing Doors and Windows does not conform to their policy wording   The press release on the Southern Response website published 22 January 2014 and titled “Current “As New” Definition” gives some much […]

Inconvenience Store: proposals now welcomed, due 18 Feb

Inconvenience Store: proposals now welcomed, due 18 Feb

Friday, 31 January 2014 2:11 p.m. by GapFiller

Call for Proposals Due: Tuesday 18 February, 9am Gap Filler is creating a hybrid between a store and an art project or residency to explore the theme of (in)convenience as it relates to our city, and we’d like you to be a part of it. Thanks to Life in Vacant Spaces (LIVS), we are temporarily […]

UPDATE: Inconvenience Store: new proposal deadline, due 19 Feb @ 9am

UPDATE: Inconvenience Store: new proposal deadline, due 19 Feb @ 9am

Friday, 31 January 2014 2:11 p.m. by GapFiller

Download the application form here (but ignore the stated deadline): Inconvenience Store – Call For Proposals Call for Proposals Due: Tuesday 18 February, 9am Gap Filler is creating a hybrid between a store and an art project or residency to explore the theme of (in)convenience as it relates to our city, and we’d like you […]

UPDATE: Inconvenience Store now open (March 4)

UPDATE: Inconvenience Store now open (March 4)

Friday, 31 January 2014 2:11 p.m. by GapFiller

Find info about the Call for Proposals below. The Inconvenience Store project page can be found HERE!   Download the application form here (but ignore the stated deadline): Inconvenience Store – Call For Proposals Call for Proposals Due: Tuesday 18 February, 9am Gap Filler is creating a hybrid between a store and an art project […]

Young achiever

Young achiever

Friday, 31 January 2014 1:13 p.m. by ArchitectureNow Popular

Floor Area of your property

Floor Area of your property

Thursday, 30 January 2014 11:43 a.m. by EmpoweredChCh Popular

The term floor area has a legal definition as per the New Zealand building code. 

Pod Oasis – our Ellerslie Show garden 2014

Pod Oasis – our Ellerslie Show garden 2014

Tuesday, 28 January 2014 3:13 p.m. by greeningtherubble Popular

We have been encouraged to make a garden that will feature at Ellerslie International Flower Show in Hagley Park this February, and after de-construction there, move it to  a city site to be enjoyed bu the public. 

From the rooftops

From the rooftops

Friday, 17 January 2014 8:00 a.m. by ArchitectureNow Popular

Newsletter deadline January 28

Newsletter deadline January 28

Thursday, 16 January 2014 12:04 a.m. by stalbanscommunity

The next edition of St Albans News will be coming out sometime in February. If you have any editorial or advertisements please make sure they meet the deadline on January 28. Articles and Letters to the Editor can be sent to news@stalbans.gen.nz . Advertising and any other enquiries to SARA@stalbans.gen.nz

Rebuild fairytale musical

Rebuild fairytale musical

Wednesday, 15 January 2014 11:26 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

Avebury Park in Richmond is the venue this week for a hilarious fairytale musical that also has some fun with the rebuild. The musical is being put on by the Harlequin Players, directed by Loretta Dean, and is aimed at families @ a cost of $8 per person. Writer Jo Bean has come up with […]

Electorate changes opposed

Electorate changes opposed

Wednesday, 15 January 2014 10:42 p.m. by stalbanscommunity

,p>Former Christchurch deputy mayor Ngaire Button is one of a number of objectors who have made submissions to the Electoral Commission opposing changes to electorate boundaries of Christchurch Central. Ngaire objects to Mairehau being joined to East Christchurch as the proposed change will split the St Albans-Mairehau community. Central Christchurch MP Nicky Wagner, also objects […]

Kidds Cakes adds cafe

Kidds Cakes adds cafe

Wednesday, 15 January 2014 10:35 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

If you want a coffee with your cake, Kidds Cakes and Bakery have a cafe in their new building which opened on January 15. The new two-storey building, adjacent to the old building, is built back from the road to take into account the proposed four-laning of Cranford Street. It is also very eco-friendly in […]

The Triangle – Noxious Exhalations, a Precocious Wastrel and a Special Earthquake

The Triangle – Noxious Exhalations, a Precocious Wastrel and a Special Earthquake

Wednesday, 15 January 2014 5:49 p.m. by LostChristchurch

“William Wilson was formerly a cabbage dealer in Canterbury; but fourteen years ago he was poor, whereas now he is rich, a circumstance attributable to a lucky speculation in a piece of land called the Triangles, at Christchurch, which was offered to more than one, previously to being bought for £200 by Wilson, who, unlike the others, had sufficient foresight not to refuse it which now, in rental, brings him in £900 per annum.” Hawke’s Bay Herald, Volume 11, Issue 871, 31 Augus ...

Pallet Pavilion Evening Volunteers required: Mondays & Tuesdays

Pallet Pavilion Evening Volunteers required: Mondays & Tuesdays

Thursday, 9 January 2014 9:35 a.m. by GapFiller

Can you help us out on Monday and Tuesday evenings? Check this link for more info and for any questions please contact richard@gapfiller.org.nz

happy new year + panel confirmed for next forum

happy new year + panel confirmed for next forum

Monday, 6 January 2014 11:23 a.m. by OneVoiceTeReoKotahi Popular




Port Hills Geotech Newsletter

Port Hills Geotech Newsletter

Monday, 23 December 2013 2:38 p.m. by MtPleasantCC Popular

 

A ray of giving

A ray of giving

Friday, 20 December 2013 4:24 p.m. by stalbanscommunity Popular

Ray White Next Step on Innes Road, in association with Rotary, has distributed 200 Christmas gifts to families who cannot afford Christmas. The gifts were gathered under the Christmas tree in the Ray White office. (This is just one of many places in the city where presents have been gathered in lieu of the tree […]

Dec 20: The return of the Dance-O-Mat to the city!

Dec 20: The return of the Dance-O-Mat to the city!

Thursday, 19 December 2013 5:33 p.m. by GapFiller Popular

Gap Filler’s very popular Dance-O-Mat project is up and running back in the central city as of this week. 

The return of the Dance-O-Mat to the city!

The return of the Dance-O-Mat to the city!

Thursday, 19 December 2013 5:33 p.m. by GapFiller

Gap Filler’s very popular Dance-O-Mat project is up and running back in the central city as of this week. The Dance-O-Mat shares the vacant site on the corner of Gloucester and Colombo Streets with Julia Morrison’s artwork commissioned by CCC and realised as part of SCAPE 2013, Tree Houses for Swamp Dwellers. “The team and a […]

Dec 20, 2014 The Dance-O-Mat (Location No.4)

Dec 20, 2014 The Dance-O-Mat (Location No.4)

Thursday, 19 December 2013 5:33 p.m. by GapFiller

The Dance-O-Mat is a coin operated dance floor that anyone can use. A coin-operated ex-laundromat washing machine powers 4 speakers which surround a custom-made dancefloor. To use the Dance-O-Mat, bring any device with a headphone jack such as an Ipod, phone or Mp3 player and plug it into the converted washing machine, insert $2 to […]

The Dance-O-Mat.

The Dance-O-Mat.

Thursday, 19 December 2013 5:33 p.m. by GapFiller

The Dance-O-Mat is a coin operated dance floor that anyone can use. A coin-operated ex-laundromat washing machine powers 4 speakers which surround a custom-made dancefloor. To use the Dance-O-Mat, bring any device with a headphone jack such as an Ipod, phone or Mp3 player and plug it into the converted washing machine, insert $2 to […]

The Dance-O-Mat

The Dance-O-Mat

Thursday, 19 December 2013 5:33 p.m. by GapFiller

The Dance-O-Mat is a coin operated dance floor that anyone can use. A coin-operated ex-laundromat washing machine powers 4 speakers which surround a custom-made dancefloor. To use the Dance-O-Mat, bring any device with a headphone jack such as an Ipod, phone or Mp3 player and plug it into the converted washing machine, insert $2 to […]