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2012 May 17 e-News

31 October 2012

Find out the latest news listings and groups relating to Sumner

Here is a list of all the latest entries gone into the Sumner Community website.   Keep an eye on it for regular updates.

The website is still a work in progress; we still need help with some graphic design for the website and social media setup.  Can you help or do you know anyone who can help financially or have the skillset?  email list@sumnercommunity.org.nz

Current News

Announcement of the White Zone - from Darren Wright, Chair of the Sumner Residents Association
 tomorrow (Friday 18 May).   The announcement will be made by the Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery, Hon Gerry Brownlee, from 11am.   The announcement will be live-streamed on the CERA website, www.cera.govt.nz"
  Sumner Residents Association - Update - make a submission on the Christchurch City Council Draft Annual Plan.  WE HAVE MADE IT SUPER SIMPLE FOR YOU TO HAVE YOUR SAY!!!!  Clink on this article to find out how.

ChCh Coastal Hill Cluster Update - VERO and AA public meeting + Accommodation database for earthquake effected people

Port Hills Rockfall Remediation Update - Evans Pass Rd

Sumner Disaster Response newsletter – What do we do?  What can you do?

Sumner Urban Design Group Update – take part in a poll and give an idea

SCIRT Update - A new wastewater pipe from Seaspray Lane down to Heberden Avenue to the intersection of Wiggins Street and Head Street is being installed, starting Monday 21 May for approximately eight weeks.

Public Notice - Social chit chat - Are you one of those people who work alone in Sumner but miss that casual social contact and sometimes has a sense of social isolation?
Christchurch Coastal Pathway Update - Christchurch City Councillors were today unanimous in their support for the vision of a Christchurch Coastal Pathway.  Download a support brochure today, join up and show your support for a coastal pathway from Scarborough beach to Ferrymead bridge.  Get friends and family members to sign the petition for support.

Civil Defence - Hagley/Ferrymead Ward meeting Update – guest speaker Murray Sinclair talking about  Earthquake Learnings,  Tsunami Risk, Evacuation Arrangements and Alerting Systems.

Sumner School playground project - SumnerSchoolare planning a new playground for years 3 and 4 and are looking for help from the community. 

Tenancy information & ADVICE session -Have your tenancy questions answered and find out helpful tips for dealing with earthquake-related tenancy situations

Redcliffs Information Update - See the latest designs for the New World Supermarket in Redcliffs

Sponsor a community event - Funding restraint is generally the reason events don't get off the ground.  With your help we can create regular events here in Sumner - now that would be fun!!  Contact the event managers to discuss what their needs are, they would be delighted to hear from you.

Upcoming Events

VERO & AA Insurance meeting -  All VERO and AA customers are welcome to attend this public meeting which will include representatives from VERO and AA insurance.
 - Here’s to Life is the first in a series of community music performance events organised and presented by Redcliffs musician Isabella (Izzy) Miller Bell
  Sumner courtiers - For people who enjoy the theatre and going out for an evening! 

Community Groups

As new activities arise they are added to this section of the website.  If you are a group/association that dont have your own website, we would be happy to promote you on the Sumner community website.

  • Business·        
  • Community Support 
  • Creative Art 
  • Disaster Response
  • Entertainment
  • Environment
  • Greening the Rubble
  • Local Food
  • Red Stickered
  • Sports, Recreation, Wellbeing
  • Street Coordinator
  • Urban Design


Latest Activity Listings

Sumner Art Society
Community Noticeboards
Halls & Venues for hire
Community Resources & Equipment Pool
Sumner Villag Street Party
Sumner Silver Band

Latest Noticeboard Listings

Wanted - Driver - Take owner grocery shopping
Wanted - Composting material - Green waste or other untreated materials suitable for composting
Volunteer - Setting a budget - A volunteer is need to help the Sumner-van Asch community garden and local food groups to manage funding and develop basic budgets.
Found - Cat - Tortoise shell cat with collar with fish on and bell
Position Vacant - Cleaner - 2hrs per week

New look Directory

For Sumner business only.  Listings are free http://sumnercommunity.org.nz/Directory   Please email list@sumnercommunity.org.nz to place a listing or to update your existing listing.·        

  • Retail & Clothing shops·        
  • Childcare    
  • Education   
  • Accommodation
  • Health, Beauty and Natural Therapy
  • Halls & Venues
  • Professional Services
  • Trades & Services
  • Medical & Emergencies
  • Sports, Recreation, Leisure & Entertainment
  • Food, Drink & Dinning
  • Organisations, Associations & Groups


Latest Directory Listings

Sumner Art Society
  SOSCARS Inc Out of School Care and Recreational Services
  Alex Summerlee Piano teacher
  Norma Lewis Justice of the Peace
  Mandy Poole Babysitter
  Jo the Gardener Gardening
  Teresa House cleaning
  Sumner Property Maintenance


Got any interesting links you think the Sumner community would like know  http://sumnercommunity.org.nz/Links   Please email list@sumnercommunity.org.nz

  • Sumner related Facebook sites
  • Blog sites
  • Neighboring Suburb websites
  • Directory Listings
  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Environment
  • Other
Latest additions

Avon Ootakaro Network
  Energy Awareness Program
  Men's Trust Facebook
  Canterbury Marine
  Sumner Lifeboat
  Canterbury Marine
  Sumner Skate Park
  Sumner, The Wave Radio Station
  Event bright