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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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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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Category Archives: Sustainability
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
Families are struggling to make ends meet on low wages with little chance of earning a higher wage. How are people meant to live and also save money for retirement on $13.75 per hour? If you agree with these claims … Continue reading
Curtain Bank has lots of single, mismatched curtains to giveaway. These are great for covering drafty doors or earthquake cracks in walls. Also available are single duvet covers. Telephone 379 6959 or email email@example.com
Christchurch’s first ‘Earthship’ will be revealed at a public open day at Tussock Hill Vineyard from 10am to 1pm on March 16.
The Delta Community Centre in Richmond is running an organic veggie course shortly to encourage Christchurch residents to grow healthy vegetables. The two hour a week course runs for eight weeks and will be held in the Baptist Church Lounge … Continue reading
One of the planned cycle routes which radiate out from the city centre like spokes in a wheel, runs right through the heart of St Albans. However, it is uncertain whether this will be one of the ones chosen to … Continue reading
Location: WEA, 59 Gloucester Street Time: November 10 from 1:00pm -5:00pm Description: A series of speakers will outline how to run your home using alternative sources of energy.
Sick of waiting for consents for building? Think small, really really small and check out the ideas these students came up with at a workshop in May. Designs include a canvas community centre (something for the residents’ association?), tiny baches … Continue reading
Christchurch is a biodiversity hotspot and the earthquakes provide the opportunity to turn the city into an an imaginative and vibrant eco-city. Come along to a public talk being given by Colin Meurk to the North Canterbury Branch of Forest … Continue reading
The Sumner Local Food Group is hosting a Local Food Resilience presentation by Robina McCurdy of Earthcare Education Aotearoa on August 20 at the Sumner Fire Station in Wiggins Street.