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.

Interfaith Society talks about Abraham

Location: 17 Kirkwood Avenue Time: June 25 7-9pm Description: The Interfaith Society meeting will look at the role of Abraham in the different faiths (Christian, Jewish, Muslim). Representatives of the three faiths will be present to put their views forward.

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Inner city gradually reopening

The cordon that has choked the inner city since February 2011 is being gradually reduced and more parts of the inner city are reopening increasing the reasons for visiting.

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Community Garden City

The growing community garden movement in Christchurch could take a lead in recreating Christchurch as a “community garden city.” The Avon River Park, the red-zoned lands, the damaged sports fields and the “green frame” all have rich food-growing opportunities to … Continue reading

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Organic veggie gardening course

The Delta Community Centre in Richmond is running an organic veggie course shortly to encourage Christchurch residents to grow healthy vegetables. The two hour a week course runs for eight weeks and will be held in the Baptist Church Lounge … Continue reading

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Write a poem about Victoria Street

The Christchurch City Council is commissioning two poems as public art. Write a poem about Victoria Street and its heritage and it could end up being painted on the Street.

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Multicultural Day in Linwood

Location: Beverley Park, off Stanmore Road and Avonside Drive Map: Click here Time: 11:00am – 3pm on Saturday, February 16. Description: Linwood Community Arts Centre is holding its multicultural day this year at Beverley Park Rose Gardens, off Avonside Drive … Continue reading

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The Mairehau’s latest edition

Find out what is going on in the neighbouring suburb of Mairehau in the Neighbourhood Trust’s publication, The Mairehau

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Our Changing City – various speakers

The WEA is running a series of lectures on the topic of Our Changing City from 1.30 – 2.30pm on Wednesday afternoons for five weeks at 59 Gloucester Street. Entry by gold coin. The talks began on February 13 and … Continue reading

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Book discussion group for men

The Book Discussion Group is holding an informal meeting at the Brewery in Woolston on the evening of February 12 to set help an all-mens book discussion group.

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Christchurch Combined Residents Association AGM

Location: Shirley Primary School, Shirley Road Time: 7:30pm on February 12 Agenda Welcome from Chair Apologies Election of Officers Minutes from previous AGM Business arising Report Financial Report Enquiries to President Ralph Ross phone 385 5110 or email the Secretary

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Auckland gobbles Edgeware Village plan

Is Auckland grabbing the Edgeware Village revamp plan for its waterfront redesign? Well if this screenshot of Auckland newspaper The Aucklander is anything to go by. The article might still be there under the heading Council Bodies Tussle Over Waterfront … Continue reading

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School students give presents to homeless

The Young Vinnies Team at Our Lady of Fatima School in Innes Road will be handing out packs of goodies to homeless or disadvantaged people in Cranmer Square on Sunday December 16.

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