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Member since 22 Oct 2006
Member from Christchurch CBD
The lack of leadership once again of Mayor Bob Parker and CEO Tony Marryatt (who is on leave) is evident with this latest kerfuffle We have by law Spreydon-Heathcote Community Board and Hagley-Ferrymead Community Board & Burwood Pegasus Community Board & Riccarton Wigram Community Board & Lyttelton Akaroa Community Board & Shirley-Papanui Community Board. They work @ the coalface of the City and complement the Full-time Council. Can any Christchurch people name their Community Board Chairperson or a board member.?Community Boards have been shut out of REBUILD Christchurch.Leadership is required.& resources.
Member since 29 Feb 2008
the good ol' days ---- lest we ferget
Halcyon Days Ocker. Great link. Thanks.
heres another fer ya Doc , hey Kai'll like these
A Group of 50 health professionals from around the world are gathering in CHRISTCHURCH on the weekend of March 24th & 25th. to provide FREE Stress relief consultations to the general public.The group includes acupuncturists, chiropracters,herbalists,naturopaths,counsellors, nurses, massage and touch therapists and osteopaths. The health professionals are paying their own way here. The organisers say it is indeed humbling and heartwarming to receive this level of support from total strangers. We are hoping to fill all of the 1700 free 30 minute consultations on offer and make a real difference to stress levels around the city. HEAL CHRISTCHURCH Bookings online www.healchristchurch.com
Member since 04 Jan 2008
Ocker They are fantastic.. talk about tugging at the ole heart strings..Some of the family will be keen to see these ,,so will go press the FWD button...Thanks againCheers Kai
Member since 19 May 2011
Member from Christchurch Airport
""The Armson Woolstore Building which has the highest ranking of heritage was completed in 1881 The Historic Places Trust commissioned engineers who recommended the building could be saved.""
Here is the Image.. The Above post would not Edit right.
ChChErnie, The empty space you have photographed is not The Armson Woolstore Building It sits behind the Rialto Theatre complex bordering the railway line and was intact yesterday. It received a $2.5 million refit in 2006 The Christchurch City Council gave $180,000 towards this project The building is rated of paramount importance. It is not a conventional woolstore It was originally designed for NZ Loan & Mercantile Corporation by William Armson ChCh ernie Drive to Rialto theatre door betwwen building and Durham Street bridge to appreciate this gem. Carpe Diem.
Member since 02 Nov 2006
Member from Linwood
So, where dies the fault lie for the building of these unsafe edifices. Iplace it fairly and squarely on the shoulders on the City Council experts of the day who either never bothered to check or turned a blind eye. Who had the last say? One has to have a permit to build. Put a shed up without permission and you will be forced by the CCC to tear it down. C&P"A former owner of Christchurch's collapsed Canterbury Television building has been slammed as "insulting" for complaining about the cost of earthquake-strengthening work.Alexandra accountant and businessman Russell Ibbotson told the Central Otago News that businesspeople in the area were nervous about the cost of strengthening work after the district council's review of its earthquake-prone buildings policy.The costs would flow on to the district's economy and could have "serious repercussions" for Central Otago's towns, he said.Ibbotson is a former director and shareholder of Madras Equities, the company that owned the CTV building, which collapsed in the February 2011 quake, killing 115 people. "
Thanks DR. L. I did have a write up in my Original post asking if that's where it was. - But during editing it all got wiped.. So I'll have a look-see around there next time.. Maybe this afternoon or tomorrow.
I also asked if anyone wants to know about a building (So long as it's not in the Red Zone) I could go check and photograph what is there. I take our Bikes on the Car into town.. Park in the Container Mall car park and off we go. We see something different every time.
ChChErnie We enjoyed the opportunity to get right into Alice In Videoland @Old High Street Post Office on Saturday. We have missed being able to peruse its shelves of DVDs. We appreciated the saving of part of McKenzie & Willis building (formerly A J.Whites) which will assist in Heritage retention of Lower High Street. A lot of money has already gone into earthquake strengthening there.This mornings news that THE TWISTED HOP in Poplar Lane has a chance of being saved great. Lisle Hood on of Christchurchs great entrepreneurs and Lichfield Lanes innovator is working hard to save this unique development.
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