>Update Wednesday 9 March

Mar 10, 2011

> How to join the Mt Pleasant Community Web site On the lower right-hand side of the web site is a little blue bar which says, ‘Join this site’ if you click on this it will ask you to join by either using either your existing Google, Twitter or Yahoo account. If you don’t… (read more)

>Update Sunday 6 March

Mar 5, 2011

> Update for things happening in our community – please forward to locals. 1. Community Earthquake Briefing A community briefing by the Mayor is happening this Monday, 7 March at McCormacks Bay Reserve (Eastern side of the reserve) 12.30pm see For the elderly or anyone who has difficulty standing for very long please take… (read more)

>Community Concert 6 March

Mar 5, 2011

> Dear Residents Information for you below, please forward to people you know in Mt Pleasant and suburbs near by: 1. The previously advertised EQC meeting to be held on Monday at Mitre 10 is for builders only – not the general public. The Association was misinformed about the exact nature of this meeting. The… (read more)

>Information for Mt Pleasant Residents

Mar 3, 2011

>Dear Mt Pleasant Residents The Residents Association hopes that life for you and your family is beginning to take on some semblance of normality by now? The Mt Pleasant area certainly took a heavy blow from the 22 February earthquake but we are very lucky in that, by and large, we are a resilient group… (read more)

>Are You Okay?

Mar 2, 2011

>Fresh water is available in plentiful supply at the Mt Pleasant School between the hours of 10.00am and 4.00pm daily and there are eight portiloos on site also. If you know of any one locally requiring assistance please phone Linda 3842160

>Christchurch Earthquake 22 February 2011

Mar 1, 2011

>Christchurch was struck by a very powerful 6.3 earthquake on Tuesday 22 February, 2011 at 12.51pm. As the epicentre of the quake was only 5km below the surface of Lyttelton it resulted in the devastation of numerous Mt Pleasant homes and severe damage to many others. Some homes on Soleares Ave have been evacuated and… (read more)

>Sewage Spill at Estuary

Feb 20, 2011

>A sewage pipe found broken in the Estuary on 2 February near the Mt Pleasant/Main Road area has meant swimming in the Estuary and on Sumner beach is not advised. The Council has warned residents to stay out of the Estuary and nearby beaches, particularly Sumner, Scarborough and South Brighton, and to avoid eating seafood… (read more)

>Ferrymead Bridge Update

Feb 10, 2011

> After 10 years of planning the Ferrymead Bridge strengthening and widening project is underway. The bridge is extremely valuable to Christchurch residents as it carries approximately 30,000 vehicles per day, as well as taking water, waste, power and phone lines to the eastern suburbs. For the December 2010 update of the bridge project click… (read more)

>Pleasant Day Out a Success!

Sep 27, 2010

>Good weather and good friends made our Pleasant Day Out, a truly enjoyable afternoon.  Resident, Laurie Stringer enchanted us on the harp, while local denizens mingled on the hill. Some of the local businesses attended as well.  We look forward to seeing many more of you at our next Pleasant Day Out.  You can expect… (read more)

>A Face Lift for Mt Pleasant

Sep 11, 2010

>At long last, the face-lift planned for the Mt Pleasant Community Centre website is taking shape.  We intend on rolling out the entire site very soon.  The new MPCC website is far more socially aware, and suits us fine as a community.  One of the newest tools at our disposal is this great new weblog,… (read more)