NEWS & EVENTS

Sunday 10 March 2019SOT sign of the 2018 Summit

Victoria High Tea & Fashion @ The Castle

WHEN : SUNDAY 10 MARCH 2019

TIME : 12pm – 5pm

COST : $50/per person

Welcome … Join us for A Special Afternoon High Tea & Fashion in the comfort of your very own Castle ~ The Sign of the Takahe.  Working in partnership with SILK ITALIA bringing Cashmere/Port Hills Community the latest in Italian style and fashion. Don’t miss it >

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Prize includes champagne and nibbles, tea and coffee, entertainment until closing time. RSVP is Essential.  All Guests will go in the Draw to Win 2 Nights Accommodation in Akaroa, Banks Peninsula.

RSVP : By completing this form and SUBMIT 

Purchase your tickets by Online Banking into The Cashmere/Port Hills Community & Business Association KIWIBANK Account 38 – 9019 – 0246183 – 00.  USE your Surname/Telephone Number as REFERENCE  

SUNDAY 31 MARCH 2019SOT sign of the 2018 Summit

Cashmere/Port Hills Community Health & Safety @ Sign of the Takahe 

Community Health, Security and Safety is important as an individual, family and as a Community therefore a priority for all of us to be prepared. Bringing Communities together for Emergency Preparedness once or twice a year is a must for The Cashmere/Port Hills Christchurch Community.

Neighbourhood BBQ

WHEN : SUNDAY 31 MARCH 2019
TIME : 12pm – 7pm
WHERE : SIGN OF THE TAKAHE 
COST : FREE COMMUNITY EVENT

(Gold Coin Donation towards St Johns Ambulance)

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Neighborhood Get Together with A Buffet PotLuck Picnic Lunch. Bring a plate/dish to share. This is a non alcohol drinks event .. Tea Coffee, Fizzy and ice cream for the kids will be provided + BBQ for all ages. Visitors & Tourists are all welcome.

Enjoy the sunshine on The Sign of the Takahe front lawn while hearing some valuable insights from The Emergency Services Guest Speakers; NZ Fire Service, Ambulance, Police and Civil Defence. To be held inside of Sign of the Takahe if its raining.

PLEASE REGISTER YOUR ATTENDANCE BY COMPLETING THIS FORM

OR Email /Phone / Text Leta > 027 554 7787 office@cashmereporthills.co.nz

THURSDAY 4 APRIL 2019SOT sign of the 2018 Summit

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Business/Professional Development Seminar

  • DATE : THURSDAY 4 APRIL 2019

  • TIME : 10am – 4pm

  • VENUE: Sign of the Takahe

  • COST : $125/pp

A full day seminar for the Cashmere/Port Hills Christchurch Community is a great start for the year in business.  Professional Speakers from our local community experts in various business fields includes Business Development, Tax/Accounting, Legal/Conveyancing, Real Estate, Insurance, Investment, Banking/Mortgages are some of the topics we will cover.  Full details to be available here on 25 January 2019.

Lunch will be provided … Refreshments: tea, coffee, soft drinks will be available during the day with wine & nibbles at the end of the Seminar between 4pm – 430pm.  A Certificate will be issued to all participants as A Record of Attendance & Achievement signed off by the Presenters/Training Providers.

RSVP : By completing this form and SUBMIT 

Register Today ~ Purchase your tickets by Online Banking into The Cashmere/Port Hills Community & Business Association KIWIBANK Account 38 – 9019 – 0246183 – 00.  USE your Surname/Telephone Number as REFERENCE  

Sunday 20-21 April 2019Christmas Awards Celebration 2017

ART SHOW AT THE SIGN OF TAKAHE

  • DATE : SATURDAY & SUNDAY 20-21 APRIL 2019
  • TIME : 10AM – 5.30PM
  • VENUE: SIGN OF THE TAKAHE
  • ADMISSION : $25 PER PERSON

ART SHOW IN CASHMERE/PORT HILLS .. THERE WILL BE ART FOR EVERYONE .. MODERN ART AND OLD ART … A GOOD FAMILY DAY OUT TO VIEW OUR LOCAL ARTISTS WORK AND ALL SORTS OF GOOD THINGS.

ENTERTAINMENT AND REFRESHMENTS WILL BE PROVIDED ~ DOOR SALES 

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The Port Hills Goes Blue

Fundraising Event for Prostate Cancer Foundation 

In New Zealand .. Prostate Cancer is the most diagnosed cancer in men. More than 3,000 men are diagnosed and over 600 die of Prostate Cancer in New Zealand every year. About the same number of men die of prostate cancer as women die of breast cancer. Support our communities in need, promoting awareness to eliminate death and suffering from Prostate Cancer.

DATE : Saturday 9 June 2019
TIME : 6.00pm – 11.30pm
COST : $170 per person
VENUE : SIGN OF THE TAKAHE 

10 Art Pieces from our Local Artists for Auction to raise funds for The Prostate Cancer Foundation ( if not sold prior Event)  https://prostate.org.nz/

For more details; Visit Cashmere/Port Hills Community & Business Association Website https://cashmereporthills.co.nz/news-blog/

RSVP : By completing this form and SUBMIT 

Purchase your Ticket/s using our Secured Payment Facility or By Online Banking into The Cashmere/Port Hills Community & Business Association KIWIBANK Account 38 – 9019 – 0246183 – 00.  USE your Surname/Telephone Number as REFERENCE.  

 

Charity Fundraising Event

NZ$170.00

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BECA ~ HERITAGE WEEK 

Strength from Struggle

  • WHEN : Sunday 20 October 2019
  • TIME : 10am – 5.30pm
  • VENUE: SIGN OF THE TAKAHE

Remembering our loved courageous Communities 

Know your Cashmere/Port Hills Heritage Landmarks well ?

The purpose for this EVENT was to showcase some of our local heritage landmarks gardens in our focused area in support of the BECA Heritage Week Festival.  Remembering our loved communities and the challenges they faced in the past, celebrating their courage and their victories.

The chosen heritage~landmarks~gardens to view were The Four Winds Estate, The Old Stone House Garden, Ngaio Marsh House, The Sign of The Takahe ~ Cracroft Reserve Park

The Heritage Landmark Garden to view is THE SIGN OF THE TAKAHE where Members of the Community will be served with refreshments, drinks and nibbles .. Haere mai

We have the pleasure to welcome our VIP Special Community Heritage Speakers;

Harry Ell’s great grand-daughter Paula Jameson will speak on behalf of Harry Ell’s Family, about the Sign of the Takahe & The Summit Road Society, from its formation to present day, with its focus on the struggles to protect the Port Hills from degradation and adverse development.

Gordon Ogilvie’s daughter Annie Ogilvie & Bryan Earle will speak on behalf of Cashmere St Augustines Anglican Church history todate.

Bruce Harding, Canterbury University Historian to speak on behalf of Ngaio Marsh Heritage House history until to-date.

Jennifer Barrer daughter of Barrister Bryan Amherst Barrer & Margaret Butler Barrer, The Creators of the The Four Winds Estate in Cashmere/Port Hills from history to-date.

Refreshments Drinks & Nibbles will be provided for the Community … and until sunset when THE SIGN OF THE TAKAHE closes @ 5.30pm.  Adults & Children are all Welcome.

Bringing Communities Together … Sharing Community Common Values.

 

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Saturday 21 December 2019

SIGN OF THE TAKAHE 2019

Haere mai to Celebrate Our Cashmere/Port Hills Community & Business Annual Awards plus an Entertaining Christmas Celebration of all times.  Coming together as one Family Community celebrating Canterbury Day ~ Thanksgiving Celebration with a flair of business, history, culture with tradition. Dress Code : Black Tie / Cocktail Attire.

YOU ARE SPECIALLY INVITED > Join us for a night of glitz, glamour, fashion, fine food and wine sharing good times with good friends, family, work colleagues and neighbours > An opportunity not to be missed … Lets all come together and HAVE FUN

Harry Ell Awards 2018

THE BEST TIME TO PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS IS RIGHT NOW 

‘TICKETS ARE SELLING FAST  ~ SEATS ARE LIMITED … SO BEST TIME TO DO IS NOW

PURCHASE YOUR TICKET/S BY ONLINE BANKING with details/guidelines as follows; 

  1. CASHMERE/PORT HILLS COMMUNITY & BUSINESS ASSOCIATION 
  2. KIWIBANK ACCOUNT NUMBER : 38 – 9019 – 0246183 – 00  
  3. USE YOUR SURNAME & TELEPHONE NUMBER AS REFERENCE
  4. COMPLETE THIS FORM WITH YOUR CONTACT DETAILS
  5. SUBMIT THIS FORM … THANK YOU FOR YOUR COMPLETE REGISTRATION

Nominations are invited for The Cashmere/Port Hills Community & Business Annual Awards 2018

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Nominations and Entries Open Thursday 8 August 2019
Nominations Close Wednesday 30 October 2019
Entries Close Thursday 7 November 2019
Finalists Announced Friday 15 November 2019
Awards Ceremony Saturday 21 December 2019

Guidelines for Award Nominations

  • Link to  Award Nomination Form
  • State your Full Name, Address, Telephone Number and Profession or Retired.
  • State your Nominee’s Full Name, Address, Telephone Number, Profession
  • What is the nominee current age, role, service has she/he been involved in.
  • How long has the nominee been involved in this activity or service.
  • What benefits does the Community receive from the nominee activity or service?
  • Complete, Sign and Post it to Management, Cashmere/Port Hills Community & Business Association, PO Box 36593, Merivale, Christchurch 8146
  • Or complete Nomination Form and email > management@cashmereporthills.co.nz

Award Categories

THE SIGN OF THE PACKHORSE AWARD

The Sign of the Packhorse Award recognizes a professional individual, a business entity, sole trader, company or organization who serves the Cashmere/Port Hills Christchurch Community on the outdoor fields.  Like the hard-working Packhorse, driven by consistent, effective and proactive commitment in improving the environment by maintaining a good balance between community and business.  If you know of someone who deserves recognition for their community service, nominate them for this Community & Professional Service Award.

THE SIGN OF THE KIWI AWARD

The Sign of the Kiwi Award recognizes community individuals and non-profit organization who strives to make a difference in his/her/their community involvement as volunteers, without fuss or tangible reward.  Whether he/she is youth, older adult, cultural, church, recreation, sport or community service fields, these individuals or associates deserve recognition for their good deeds in the Community.  If you know of someone who deserves recognition for their community service, nominate them for this Community Service Award.

THE SIGN OF THE BELLBIRD AWARD

The Sign of the Bellbird Award recognizes professional individuals or business entities who are leading the Community by good example, serving their community well with either paid or voluntarily during and outside their normal business trading hours.  These professionals are self-employed sole traders, limited companies, organizations, health employment or education institutions that benefit the Cashmere/Port Hills Community.  If you know of someone or business who deserves recognition for their community service, nominate them for this Community & Business Service Award.

THE SIGN OF THE BOOK OF AWARD

The Sign of the Takahe Supreme Award recognizes a unique leadership role in our Cashmere/Port Hills Christchurch Community, someone with a life of self-sacrifice for the good of others.  Leading others to protect heritage and assets for the future generation of Christchurch. An individual who has striven to serve many people in his or her time of service. If you know of someone or entity with a management or executive role, a local icon who deserves recognition for their community service, nominate them for this Supreme Community & Business Service Award.

THE HARRY ELL PREMIER AWARD

The Harry Ell Premier Award is one of its kind.  Irreplaceable Harry Ell 1862 – 1934 was a Christchurch City Councilor and MP.  Always a keen environmentalist, his full life scored many conservation highlights. Despite his political diversity, he is best remembered for his Summit Road on the Port Hills and its regular road houses, all but one named after native birds.  When he died in 1934 he was still dreaming of creating park to protect the upper slopes of the Port hills for all time.  In 1948 his grandson, John Jameson founded the Summit Road Society to further Harry Ell’s work and vision.  If you know of someone or business entity or organization who deserves recognition for their community service, nominate them for this Supreme Premier Community Award.

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CASHMERE/PORT HILLS CHRISTCHURCH COMMUNITY & BUSINESS ASSOCIATION