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New Bus timetable from 15 July 2018

Everyone should be aware that there are changes happening to the Wellington bus network from 15 July 2018. Keep an eye out for information in your letter box from the Wellington City Council, which explains the changes and shows the … Continue reading

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Street names in Crofton Downs

In December last year our Association was invited by WCC to suggest names for streets in the new Silverstream Road subdivision. We have  had good success with the first of the street names to be  Pihipihi lane following our suggestion for  … Continue reading

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Submission on Council’s Long Term Plan

NCDRA has made a submission on the WCC Long Term Plan. Our main points were: supported substantial capital expenditure on infrastructure to increase resilience, particularly water security, but noted disappointment that resilience was treated solely as an infrastructure issue ; … Continue reading

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Countdown opening this week

Our newly elected president Ritchie Wards has been busy engaging with the local community. Last  weekend he met up with John Lamb, store manager of Countdown in Crofton Downs, for a tour of the new supermarket before it opens on … Continue reading

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Earthquake preparedness meeting

Our past president Viv Chapple went to WREMO’s earthquake preparedness meeting on 10 September in Khandallah Hall. She arrived a bit late and discovered them all sitting in the near dark with just a lantern for light. It certainly added … Continue reading

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Committee meeting this Wednesday

Ngaio Crofton Downs Residents Association’s next committee meeting is in the side room of Ngaio Town Hall, 7:45 pm, Wednesday 1 October. All residents from Ngaio and Crofton Downs are welcome to come along.

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Should the Dog Exercise Area in Cummings Park be kept or closed?

We, the Ngaio Crofton Downs Residents Association, will this year be consulting with our community about the future of the Dog Exercise Area (DEA) in Ngaio’s Cummings Park. To prepare for this Wellington City Council (WCC) is helping by conducting … Continue reading

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Should the Dog Exercise Area in Cummings Park be retained or closed?

The future of the Dog Exercise Area (DEA) in Cummings Park is an issue over which there are differing views. This was clear both from a 2015 workshop held by the Ngaio Crofton Downs Residents Association (NCDRA )to develop a … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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A Community Vision for Cummings Park

In October 2015 the Ngaio Crofton Downs Residents Association held a workshop to begin the process of developing a community vision for Cummings Park in the heart of Ngaio. The full report of this workshop is available here Cummings Park Vision. … Continue reading

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