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About belinda

Involved with St Albans Community Resource Centre and NeighbourNet since 1997

Participating in bike event pays off for family

Visiting all the participating businesses on the Biketoker Passport paid off for one family, with Mum winning a Bailies Voucher and her son winning a Tannery Voucher, which he graciously shared with his sister. Marie Hudson pictured here receiving her … Continue reading

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Rehuā marae hosting Carols at the Pā

Rehua marae is hosting carols at the pā again this year on December 1, from 5-8pm at 79 Springfield Rd. Take a picnic, a blanket, the whanau and enjoy. It’s one of the highlights of the year in St Albans.

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Christmas issue of St Albans News now online

In the Christmas issue of St Albans News, we reveal that the supermarket is about to change its livery – from Supervalue to Fresh Choice and the city council is plotting some new rules about street parking. All this and … Continue reading

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Papanui Innes community board news

The Papanui Innes community board is now publishing its own monthly online newsletter. You can read the latest issue here.

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St Albans News October/November issue now out

It looks like Duncan Webb has taken the Christchurch Central seat (of which St Albans is a large part) but the party vote at the preliminary count was close. We can only wait patiently while the parties negotiate to decide … Continue reading

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Election stats

According to statistics on the elections.org.nz website an estimated 79.32 per cent of voters in the Christchurch Central electorate that encompasses St Albans, have registered to vote as at September 17. The percentage is an estimate as the population figures … Continue reading

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Handful of places offer early voting

Few places have been authorised to offer advanced voting and none of them is in St Albans. The closest place to vote early in the Christchurch Central electorate is at the Central Library in Peterborough St, which you can do … Continue reading

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Community board opposes funding reduction

The Papanui-Innes Community Board is contesting the reduced amount it is receiving in Christchurch City Council funding to allocate for spending in the community. And they have written to the mayor about the reduction to voice their concerns.

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Cycling features at St Albans Residents AGM

SARA’s AGM on September 10 will feature Robert Fleming, a member of SPOKES who will talk about cycleways (Papanui Parallel in particular), recreational cycling v cycling for transport and the work that SPOKES does to promote cycling. AGM starts at … Continue reading

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Special election issue of St Albans News

Young people could be the deciding factor in the 2017 election, if they bother to vote. That’s the intro to the Special Election Issue. Find out who have signalled plans to stand as candidates in the Christchurch Central electorate or … Continue reading

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Get the scoop in St Albans News for August/September 2017

Edgeware is getting a new cafe and bakery. It’s called the Edge and you can find it in the old Mitre 10 building sometime in Spring, right next to the Supervalue supermarket. The new cycleway may not be finished but … Continue reading

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St Albans News June/July edition – now available to read

The transitional community centre is soon to transition to a park in Shirley but what will happen to community groups using the community centre in the meantime while the new centre is being built. The residents association (SARA) and the … Continue reading

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