Category Archives: Community

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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Packe St AGM and party

Location: St Albans Community Centre, 1047 Colombo Street Time: February 28, 4-6pm Description: Packe Street Park and Community Garden Inc is marking its 20th anniversary with the AGM and a birthday party with tea and entertainment laid on. There will … Continue reading

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Part time gardening co-ordinator sought

Packe Street Community Garden Inc is looking for a Coordinator, initially on a small contract. If you have an interest in community and organic gardening, are available on Thursday afternoons to coordinate a diverse range of volunteer gardeners and have … Continue reading

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Hills Rd liquor outlet proposal dropped

After 39 objections were made against the proposed new liquor store in Hills Rd, the developers have dropped the plan. Read about it in more detail here: Plans for liquor store dropped.

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Carols in Packe St park

Location: Packe St Park Time: December 6, starting 4.30pm with carol singing at 5.30pm. Description: Family entertainment and food first followed by carol singing led by the St Albans Community Choir.

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Wanted: passionate community organiser for St Albans

St Albans Community Organiser This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a passion for community led development and a desire to help shape the direction of the St Albans Community.

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Get growing for edible garden awards

Do you know someone in the Shirley Papanui area who produces bountiful crops of fruit and veggies from a garden in their back yard? Nominate them for an edible garden award.

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Chippenham Lodge Garden Party

Location: 51 Browns Road, St Albans Time: October 18 from 2.30pm – 7pm Description: Garden party being held to celebrate the launch of a book on Chippenham Lodge titled Chippenham Lodge – Linked in History. A heritage week event. Entry … Continue reading

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Christchurch trees losing protection

A letter from June Peka: Your report (Oct/Nov STANN) that three quarters of the approximately 1900 trees which have currently enjoyed heritage /protected/notable status for many years in Christchurch, are about to lose that protection, is most alarming. What has … Continue reading

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CCC grant helps SARA turn around

For the first time in five years, the St Albans Residents’ Association (SARA) is finally receiving a grant from the Christchurch City Council, thanks to the Shirley Papanui Community Board’s sense of fair play. The $25,000 grant will be put … Continue reading

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Cranford St/Westminster changes delayed

The Shirley Papanui Community Board has postponed the go ahead for alterations to the Cranford St/ Westminster St intersection, seeking further information from city council staff.

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Fewer street parks at Cranford/ Westminster St shops

In a bid to do something about the safety of St Albans School children crossing Cranford St at Westminster St the city council has come up with a plan that will: Reduce the number of car parks outside the new … Continue reading

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