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Ngaio Union Church drop-in station to help restock DCM’s Foodbank

Ngaio Union Church is holding a drop-in collection station to help restock DCM’s Foodbank after Covid increased the number of food parcels it distributes each week to four times the usual level. Bring non-perishable food or basic toiletries to Ngaio … Continue reading

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Naylor Love Update for September

This message is from Naylor Love – their update on work on the Bupa Aged Care facility at 122 Churchill Dr. We hope you all are keeping safe during these times. You would have seen the site reopened at Alert … Continue reading

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NCDRA Spring Lecture Series

Due to the move to Covid-19 Alert Level 4, we can no longer hold the lecture planned for 19 August on that date. If we reschedule, the new date will be posted here. This year we are starting a lecture … Continue reading

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Ngaio Crofton Downs Photo Competition

Last year we held our first photo competition, tied in with the AGM. It proved a success with over 60 photos submitted!, which you can view  here – Photos | Ngaio Crofton Downs Residents Association. because it was succesful, and … Continue reading

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August Update: Bupa Care Facility at 122 Churchill Drive

We continue to post here the regular updates provided by Naylor Love for residents in the near proximity to the Bupa Care Facility being built at 122 churchill Dr “We have now finished the structure and roof of the pool, … Continue reading

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Local Matariki Celebration

The twinkling of the Matariki stars in the pre-dawn sky heralds a special celebration for young and old. Across New Zealand, people come together to remember their ancestors, share food, sing, tell stories, and play music – this is a … Continue reading

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What happens to the items dropped off for recycling?

Our Ngaio Crofton Down Ngaio Crofton Downs Going Carbon Neutral recycling programme started in June 2021. In the first stage we plan to collect plastic & metal lids, oral care, stationery, razors, wools, curtains and batteries, which we feed in … Continue reading

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Ngaio Crofton Downs Going Carbon Neutral Recycling Day – on again this Saturday

The first Ngaio Crofton Downs Going Carbon Neutral Recycling Day was held on 5 June from 10am to 12am on 5th June at Ngaio Union Church. (see links at the end of this post for detail on what can be … Continue reading

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Naylor Love Update for July, and crane removal

Below is the July update from Naylor Love, regarding the Bupa Care Home construction at 122 Churchill Dr. Our Tower Crane is scheduled to come down from Thursday 1st to Saturday 3rd July. We will dismantle as much as possible … Continue reading

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Metlink advice – bus cancellations 23 June

Metlink have advised that due to a union meeting, these NZ Bus routes will be CANCELLED from 9am – 3pm, Wednesday 23 June. (More detail on affected routes here) 2, 3, 30x, 12, 31x, 14, 18e, 20, 21, 22, 81, … Continue reading

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