St Paul’s Church and cemetery in Papanui date back to 1853. This Saturday 12 October there’s an open day, with free cemetery tours at 11am and 12:30pm. St Paul’s Church and Papanui Heritage Group members will be available to answer questions about families in Papanui. Click through for more information: https://ccc.govt.nz/news-and-events/whats-on/show/3051
From Friday 11 October traffic on QEII Drive will be changed over to use the first part of the interchange that is being constructed for the Christchurch Northern Corridor. Watch out for a 30km/h zone and changed conditions in the area. For more information see the project update at: https://www.nzta.govt.nz/…/CNC-QEII-Drive-southern-intercha…
On October 12 & 13 Mitre 10 Mega Papanui are running community fun days to celebrate the expansion of the store. Come along between 10am and 3pm each day for activities including bouncy castles, a free sausage sizzle, lawn games, scavenger hunt, face painting, candy floss, competitions and more! See this Facebook event or the Mitre 10 MEGA Papanui Facebook page for more. https://www.facebook.com/events/470445020215161/
Go Cycle Christchurch will run a free cycle skills session for adults this Friday 4 October at Northcote Primary School. This is for adults who want to practice & learn cycle skills in a car-free environment. For more information see this Facebook event, or check out the Go Cycle Christchurch Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/events/2324842081066280/
Last night the St Albans Residents' Association hosted a 'meet the candidates' forum, featuring candidates for Mayor and Environment Canterbury, as well as Council and Community Board candidates from four Wards, including Papanui (pictured). Remember to return your voting papers in the post by next Tuesday 8 October, or hand deliver by noon on Saturday 12 October.