Category Archives: Past

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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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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St Albans Tennis Club Community Day

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

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St Albans Swimming Club AGM

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.

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Reel Tour features St Albans home movie

Location: St Michael’s and All Angels Church, 84 Oxford Tce Date: September 14. Christchurch showings are at 4pm and 7.30 pm Description: A home movie made at 10 Berry Street in 1910 is one of a number of historical Canterbury … Continue reading

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Reflections from the Fukushima Disaster

Location: St St Alban’s Uniting Church (Corner of Nancy Avenue and Knowles St, Mairehau) Time: August 14, shared supper at 6pm, speaker at 7pm Description: Crossways Church is hosting former intermediate school teacher Shinya Kawane from Saitama in Japan who … Continue reading

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Stand up for Youth

Location: 129 Cambridge Tce Time: Wednesday, July 10 5.30pm -8.30pm Description: Listen to guest speaker, musician Tiki Taane and become part of a movement to create positive social change to reduce New Zealand youth unemployment, bullying and suicide. Learn about … Continue reading

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Social inequality in western societies

Location: University of Canterbury, A3 Lecture Room Time: July 12 4-6pm Description: New Zealand is facing a crisis in social equality as are other western societies. New Zealand-born London of School Economics Professor Robert Wade will talk about social inequality … Continue reading

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Energy Awareness Weekend

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

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Bee Project

Location: St Albans Transitional Community Centre, 1049 Colombo Street Time: Monday, April 22 at 7.30pm Description: Find out more about Aaron Keown’s urban Bee Project that will see more bees in the city and honey production on rooftops. Tel 359 … Continue reading

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Rights around rebuild

Location: Oxford Tce Baptist Church Lounge, corner of Madras St and Oxford Tce Time: Saturday, April 13 at 10:00am till lunchtime Description: Find out more about the history of the Treaty of Waitangi and discuss (democratic) rights around the rebuild. … Continue reading

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