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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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Tree Planting on Silversky Track, Crofton Downs, 9am to 12am, Saturday 19 June and 3 July, 2021

Around 300 trees in total have been ordered. About 150 trees will be delivered on the Friday before each planting day. Richard Grasse with help will lay out the trees in positions on the Friday, and we will plant them … Continue reading

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Mid Winter Ceilidh

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Naylor Love Update – 122 Churchill Dr

Naylor Love have provided the following update for work on the Bupa Care Home: “June Update: Bupa Care Facility at 122 Churchill Drive We are continuing to work through the construction of the exit ramp at the Bowen Hospital side … Continue reading

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The Water Cooler

A community activity that we are keen to support:

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Ngaio Crofton Downs Going Carbon Neutral

We are delighted to report that the Ngaio Crofton Downs Going Carbon Neutral project is back on its feet, and good progress is being made, after a slow-down during the year of Covid. From June 2021, NCD Going Carbon Neutral … Continue reading

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