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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: Wider Circles
Location: Cathedral Square Time: February 21 at 12pm Description: Christchurch people fed up with EQC and insurance company behaviour plan to protest in Cathedral Square on Sunday. They want the rest of New Zealand to know that there are still … Continue reading
When vehicles larger than a family car travel through floodwaters in Christchurch they create waves and the water flows into houses. It will be a while before CCC can get around to fixing the problem in Flockton Street caused by … 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
Location: WEA, 59 Gloucester St Link out: Click here Time: October 10 at 7.30pm Description: One Voice Forum will discuss resourcing (including accommodation) for NGOs in the Rebuilt Christchurch. Benesia Smith from CERA will be there to respond. One Voice … Continue reading
A demo of free software to show television on your computer is one of the highlights of Software Freedom Day being celebrated on September 21 at Christchurch South Learning Centre.
New Zealand’s human rights record is being reviewed in January next year and New Zealanders are being asked to give feedback.
The repaired Linwood Community Arts Centre at the corner of Worcester Street and Stanmore Road is hosting an exhibition and classes showcasing contemporary and traditional Maori art and cultural activities during September.
Christchurch people will be invited to write their earthquake experiences, or anything else they wish to let go of, on the walls of the Temple for Christchurch before the temple is burnt to the ground to symbolise release and moving … Continue reading
It began with the lifting of the cordon around central Christchurch. The streets belong to pedestrians at least, again. It was a week in which we learnt that the the council had not learnt from the communications issues highlighted in … Continue reading
Location: WEA, Gloucester Street, Central Christchurch Time: June 24 starts 7pm Description: David Killick from the Press is the Guest speaker at Sustainable Otautahi Christchurch’s AGM and he will be making comparisons between New Zealand and Japan on their respective … Continue reading
Location: Karanga Mai Young Parents College, KaiapoiLink out: Click here Time: June 21 8:03am (sunrise) to 4.59pm (sunset) Description: The ‘Big Read’ will take place over eight hours from sunrise to sunset. Various reading based activities are planned, inside and … Continue reading