Category Archives: EVENTS

White flowers to mark International Women’s Day

Event: International Women’s Day Location: On riverbank opposite Noah’s Hotel Time: March 8 at 10am Description: Bring white flowers from your garden to scatter in the river to mark International Women’s Day. White flowers, particularly camellias, are a symbol of … Continue reading

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Summerz End Youth Fest

Location: Jellie Park, Greers RoadLink out: Click here Time: April 5 12-6pm Description: Music, sports, arts, new experiences to try, food to eat, stalls and lots of other stuff to mark the end of summer. The organisers of this event … Continue reading

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Three years since tragic quake

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

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Bike maintenance workshop

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

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Waitangi Day celebrations @ marae

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

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Rebuild fairytale musical

Avebury Park in Richmond is the venue this week for a hilarious fairytale musical that also has some fun with the rebuild.

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Rehua marae brings in community

Whanau members, community workers and local musicians made for a great night when the marae hosted carol singing on the evening of December 6.

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Carol singing in the rain

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

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Carols at the Pā

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

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Community fun afternoon

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

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Carols in Packe Street Park

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

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Spring River Festival – this weekend

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

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