Category Archives: News

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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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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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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Ngaio Neighbours Day Picnic

Cummings Park Sunday 5 March 2017 Meet the locals, enjoy the stalls, the entertainment and have fun with the games and spot prizes. There will also be a sausage sizzle, you will hear about Ngaio kaka and see creepy crawlies … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Meet the candidates for Mayor

Tuesday 6 September at 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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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