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Retreat Road homeowner graffiti

A lot of Retreat Road is gone now and, as houses have been abandoned, parting gestures have been left. Some are fond farewells and others more specific and pointed. Here are two that have personal messages for insurers. The first … Continue reading

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Avonside photography project update

The University of Canterbury have posted more information about the project Thx 4 the Memories  here. There are also more photographs on Tim Veling’s website here. Use the little grey slidey-thing just below the photographs to move through the collection. … Continue reading

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In November 2011 there was a blog entry Photographing the loss of Avonside (here) about a project to record a number of post-earthquake personal experiences. The purpose was to record, over a period of years, the lives of some Avonside … Continue reading

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Tribute to Avonside

On Easter Sunday (31st of March) Holy Trinity Avonside will be holding a tribute to Avonside, as the area undergoes the biggest change in its history. The tribute will start at 2.00pm with a service of thanksgiving and blessing led … Continue reading

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