Category Archives: Ngaio

Ngaio Community Picnic 2018 – Enhancing a sense of community


Ngaio Community Picnic 2018 will be held at Cummings Park on Sunday 11 March, 12pm – 3pm. Come along and meet fellow locals, enjoy stalls, entertainment and games, and grab a bite to eat or bring your own picnic. We look forward to seeing you there!  

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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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Plant trees in Cummings Park


Community planting bee in Cummings Park on Sunday, 8 September 2013 from 1:00 pm – 3:00, followed by afternoon tea. All welcome. Bring a spade if you can.

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Planting bee fever hits Ngaio – update


Restoration groups in Ngaio and Crofton Downs are planting seedlings in our parks and reserves again this winter. Now’s your chance to find out more. Cummings Park  Sunday 8 September 2013 between 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm.This event was postponed in June because WCC was unable to deliver seedlings to […]

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Working bee in Cummings Park postponed until September


Wellington City Council removed lots of trees from Cummings Park recently because they were getting too big. They have asked us to help replant the area. Our working bee on 30 June is postponed until July because WCC can’t deliver seedlings to community groups this week. Meet up at the […]

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Community walk in Ngaio


Join us on Sunday 3 March 3:00pm for an easy walk through Ngaio. We are celebrating Parks Week by showcasing Orleans Makererua Reserve with a guided walk from Cummings Park to the reserve, followed by afternoon tea on The Green (off Orleans Street). Meet up at 3:00 at Cummings Park […]

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Ngaio signs spruced up


Have you noticed the new look Ngaio signs? They have changed colour. The original macrocarpa signs were a natural, golden shade, but this finally became too hard for Ngaio Progressive Association to maintain. The boards required re-sanding and re-staining twice a year. They looked wonderful – but were too much […]

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Kilmarston subdivision approved


The Environment Court has finally granted consent for Kilmarston Development’s subdivision on the hillside above Huntleigh Park Way in Ngaio. NPA is pleased with the condition that, once the subdivision proceeds, the large area of land containing the Crow’s Nest will be vested in Council as a scenic reserve, guaranteeing […]

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Crows Nest subdivison update


The Crows Nest looms high on the skyline behind Ngaio. In 1996, plans to rezone the land below the Crows Nest from Rural to Residential re-emerged. They appalled local residents who appealed to the Environment Court. Finally, in August 1998, Wellington City Council and Kilmarston Properties signed an agreement. As […]

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