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This website is dedicated to the recovery of St Albans and its city, Christchurch following a devastating series of earthquakes in 2010 and 2011. This service by the St Albans Residents’ Association (SARA) offers relevant local information. If you are from an organisation or a business and have essential information you would like to share with the community, then please get in touch by email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will endeavour to publish it here.
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Next Community DiscussionCommunity discussions happen at the St Albans Community Centre at 7pm on the 1st Monday of every month except January. The centre is currently running from the St Albans Tennis Club, 37 Dover St. The St Albans community discussions are about sharing general information and helping feed local knowledge into local planning and finding solutions to local problems. Everyone is welcome to contribute to these discussions.
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Earthquake SupportEarthquake Support Line: Call 0800 777 846 to be connected to a coordinator who can help navigate your way through earthquake issues. Earthquake Counselling: Call 0800 777 846. for information and access to free earthquake counseling.
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Category Archives: People
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
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
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.