Category Archives: People

St Albans River of Flowers near English Park

Location: English Park car park 115-131 Cranford StTime: February 22, 12.15-2pmDescription: St Albans Residents Association is organising an event to commemorate those who lost their lives in the 2011 earthquake and to mark five years since the event. Tree of … Continue reading

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Looking for George Fisher

Does anybody know George Fisher who was living at 28 Radnor Street in 1957, or his two children? He was a POW in World War II. We have been contacted by a descendant of a fellow POW with a small … Continue reading

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Emma Twaddell named local hero

Emma Twaddell kept the St Albans Residents Association going through the earthquakes and political fallout in its wake. Her work was rewarded recently when she was one of 15 Christchurch people who was named a Kiwibank Local Hero.

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Women’s quake stories sought

The National Council of Women is seeking women who have been struggling to cope with life after the quakes to tell their stories.

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Caregivers’ views sought

The University of Auckland and an organisation representing caregivers is organising an online survey to find out about the needs of “informal” caregivers.

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Ara Tai Rakena is going places

Ara Tai Rakena speaks six languages and it all started in St Albans. Find out where this has taken the multilingual, local lad in this article in the New Zealand Herald.

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