Category Archives: Community

Mainly Music for preschoolers

Mainly music is a fun, interactive music session for pre-schoolers (0 – 5 years) and their parents/ caregivers, followed by morning tea and time to socialise and play. It’s a great way to have fun with your child and get … Continue reading

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Consultation on new community centre

Location: 1047 Colombo St Time: June 16 6-8pm Description: Find out more about what is planned in the new community centre.

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Mayor’s speech to The Neighbourhood Trust

The Mayor Lianne Dalziel gave a speech to the Neighbourhood Trust’s AGM at the McFaddens Centre on March 29. The text of her speech is given below: Good evening Council has a couple of recess weeks a year and this … Continue reading

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Ali Jones responds to pool article

I’ve just read in the latest edition of the STAN that I was not at the Feb council Meeting where the pool land sale was on the agenda. I was! I had a commitment in Auckland and was late into … Continue reading

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Christchurch trees seek saviours

Many of Christchurch’s notable trees are about to be dropped off the Christchurch City Council’s register and this has spurred some city residents into opposing this.

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Combined choirs lift the roof

Location: Beulah Church, 140 Springfield Rd, St. Albans Time: Sunday, April 3 2-5.30pm Description: A number of community choirs are getting together for an afternoon celebrating singing. Lisa Jonathan, Rachel Bayliss, Jane Hobson, Nikki Berry and their choirs will each … Continue reading

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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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