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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 (SARA) 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 firstname.lastname@example.org and we will endeavour to publish it here.
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Category Archives: EVENTS
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. The event will be marked in Christchurch with an … Continue reading
Location: Linwood Community Arts Centre, Corner Worcester Street and Stanmore RoadTime: Feb 16 1-4pm Description: Restoring old bicycles and passing them on to those who need them. Will pick up bike parts if notified. If you have bike maintenance skills, … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
Avebury Park in Richmond is the venue this week for a hilarious fairytale musical that also has some fun with the rebuild.
Whanau members, community workers and local musicians made for a great night when the marae hosted carol singing on the evening of December 6.
Doug Lamb from St Albans Choir and Peggy Kelly report on the Carol singing at Packe Street Park, which got rained on but not rained out. Scroll down or view next page for Peggy’s report. The choir were singing the … Continue reading
Location: Rehua Marae, Springfield Road Time: December 6 6pm-8.45pm Description: Join the whānau at Rehua Marae for a celebration of Christmas! Non-stop entertainment including bands – Mana Whānau, Merchants of Flow and many others, individual and group artists, kapahaka and … Continue reading
Location: St Albans Uniting Parish, Cnr Knowles Street and Nancy Avenue Time: December 6 @ 4-7pm Description: Pick some vegetables from the community garden, have a sausage or bring a picnic and enjoy the activities on offer in this community … Continue reading
Location: Packe Street ParkTime: December 8 5-6pm Description: Heather Gladstone and her friends host the carol singing again this year. Sizzled sausages will be available in exchange for a small donation. If wet the event will be cancelled because an … Continue reading
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. This year the festival will follow the journey of the … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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.