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 hope messages. Barbecue on site.
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 memento. Email email@example.com for further information.
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.
The National Council of Women is seeking women who have been struggling to cope with life after the quakes to tell their stories.
The University of Auckland and an organisation representing caregivers is organising an online survey to find out about the needs of “informal” caregivers.
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.