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This website is dedicated to the recovery of St Albans and its city, Christchurch following a devastating series of earthquakes in 2010 and 2011. This service by the St Albans Residents' Association offers relevant local information. If you are from an organisation or a business and have essential information you would like to share with the community, then please get in touch by email to email@example.com and we will endeavour to publish it here.
SARA also maintains two Facebook pages: one for the Newsletter which you can find at St Al bans News Facebook page and the other relates to the St Albans Community Centre.
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Location: Alice in Videoland, Tuam Street/High Street cornerLink out: Click here Time: May 23 at 4pm and May 24 at 6pm Description: Sometime in the next couple of decades the world will shift from oil and coal based energy sources … Continue reading
Location: Air Force Museum, WigramLink out: Click here Time: May 17-18 10am to 6pm Description: Electric cars and electric bikes are some of the items on display at the Energy Awareness event. Lots of seminars, workshops and demos to help … Continue reading
The Edgeware Village Garden has been awarded a prize in the Edible Gardens competition organised by the Shirley Papanui Community Board. The awards are being presented at a special ceremony on May 16.
Location: Rutland Street Lounge Time: May 14 from 7 -8.30pm Description: Find out what Sports Chaplaincy is about at a free orientation evening. Sports is a gift from God and can be enjoyed while giving glory to God.“As Christians, sport … Continue reading
Location: Scottish Society NZ Hall, Cnr Edgeware and Caledonian Roads Time: 25 May from 1 pm Description: Young singers perform the songs of Scotland. Entry by gold coin. Refreshments available. Further information telephone 021 0341929
The Fletcher team had two meetings in Hendon Street, St Albans recently – one at 6 pm at night, the other at 8 am the following morning.
Location: St Albans Transitional Community Centre, 1047 Colombo Street Time: Sunday May 5, 2-4pm Description: AGM followed by a ploughman’s afternoon tea. Mary Rose (Earthquake Community Outreach Worker, Christchurch City Mission) is the guest speaker. There will also be a … Continue reading
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has issued a report on housing in Christchurch and found that shortage of accommodation consequent to the earthquakes is pushing up rental prices beyond those faced in Auckland. The highest increases have been … Continue reading
When digital TV is the only option in Canterbury after April 28 take your old analogue TV to a Powerstore or Smiths City store.
Ecan, the regional government currently being run by commissioners, has produced a LURP or land use recovery plan and now seek public comment until April 22.
Plans are being made for a new section to be added to the Northern Motorway to link the Waimakariri River Bridge area with QEII Drive bringing fast moving traffic in and out of the city. The proposed Northern Arterial is … Continue reading
If you receive a cash settlement for land damage make sure you use it to remediate the land as EQC has the power to cancel cover if you don’t and it could affect future insurance with private providers.