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Meet the candidates for the Onslow-Western Ward and the Regional Council


Come along to the Ngaio town hall on Tuesday, 13 September at 7:30 pm to meet our candidates for the Onslow-Western ward and the Greater Wellington Regional Council. There are more strong candidates than available seats for both councils. This is your chance to hear them, question them and talk […]

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Meet the candidates for Mayor


Tuesday 6 Septemberat 7.30 pm in the Band Room beside the Ngaio Station carpark. The race for Mayor of Wellington is tightly contested. Hear what candidates say, question them, and talk with them over refreshments.  Former political journalist Linda Clark is chairing this meeting for us, We will be holding a second meeting […]

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Should there be a dog exercise area in Cummings Park?


  Should the Cummings Park DEA remain? As part of its dog policy review, the Wellington City Council will be considering whether or not the Dog Exercise Area (DEA) in Cummings Park should be retained. Submissions close on 2 May. The DEA is the area between the carpark below the […]

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Ngaio Scouts quiz night


Ngaio Scout quiz evening Sunday 6 March 2016. Where: 1841 Restaurant, 1 Disraeli St, Johnsonville Time: 7:00pm Cost: $15 pp (tables of 6) Payment by internet or cash at door Teams: Scouts can help make up a team for you. Register: :ngaioscouts.fundraising@gmail.com

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2015 AGM


Robyn Radomski was elected president at our AGM, Murray Pascoe treasurer and John White secretary.  The business section was over very quickly so we could get on to the highlight of the meeting – our guest speakers Matt Robertson and Nick Tansley. Nick talked about predator control in our suburbs and […]

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AGM – 10 November


We are holding our AGM on Tuesday, 10 November in the Ngaio Union Church. All residents of Ngaio and Crofton Downs are warmly invited to come. Guest speakers include Nick Tansley talking about the Morgan Foundation’s contribution to predator control in our suburbs, and Matt Robertson (our local park ranger) […]

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What would you like for Cummings Park?


Ngaio Crofton Downs Residents Association is seeking input from the community to develop a vision for Cummings Park in the centre of Ngaio. The first step is a workshop to be held in the Ngaio Town Hall between 2pm and 4pm on Saturday 31 October. The aim is to generate […]

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131 Silverstream Road – 129 new houses proposed


Resource consent applications for 131 Silverstream Road Wellington City Council and Greater Wellington Regional Council have received resource consent applications for earthworks, diversion and discharge for a 129 allotment development at 131 Silverstream Rd in Crofton Downs.  Ngaio Crofton Downs Residents Association is providing information to the councils about issues of […]

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Wanted: people to monitor noisy Johnsonville trains at night


Murray King is working with the Regional Council to reduce the train squeal on the Johnsonville line. They are trialling reduced train speed after 10pm and want people who live close to the line in Crofton Downs and Ngaio to provide feedback. During April all trains after 10pm will travel […]

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Crofton Downs residents convince Council not to include 131 Silverstream Rd in their special housing areas


Wellington City Councillors voted against a proposal to nominate 131 Silverstream Rd as a Special Housing Area at their 8 April meeting. Only Councillors Ahipene-Mercer, Coughlan, and Marsh voted for it. Local resident Andrew McLellan spoke at the meeting, explaining why 131 Silverstream Road should not be a SHA. Issues […]

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