Category Archives: Wider Circles

This category is for activities taking place beyond St Albans that you might be interested in. Read community news or find out about events going on in other parts of the city we all belong to.

Frustrated citizens to protest against EQC

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

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New signage for flood zones?

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

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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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Accommodating NGOs in Rebuilt Christchurch

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

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Free software available at South Library

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.

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You can review NZ’s human rights record

New Zealand’s human rights record is being reviewed in January next year and New Zealanders are being asked to give feedback.

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Maori art and cultural activities showcased

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.

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Write your quake experiences on the Temple walls

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

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A week that was

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

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Japan v NZ disaster recovery

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

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Young parents organise Big Read

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

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Learn about healthy eating

Location: Pacific Trust Canterbury, 177 Worcester Street Time: June 13 6pm Description: Learn about the language of nutrition, menu planning, how to lower fat, sugar and salt content, and lots more at this free event. Register with Kathy Culshaw on … Continue reading

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