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About JCA Secretary

JCA is the voice for Johnsonville and Raroa people: advocating for better public services; more native flora & recreation facilities; and improved community well-being. JCA is staffed by volunteers and supported by funding from Wellington City Council.

Totara Park side track-building

Please help us add the final jewel to the crown of Johnsonville’s newest walking track at Totara Park! Work is under way on the side track leading to a picnic table with great views. It will continue fortnightly until complete. … Continue reading

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WCC Roadworks Updates – May 2021

Please find a link to the latest information on WCC maintenance work planned for May across Wellington. Roadworks May 2021 As always, weather and other factors can impact on the planned programme. For the latest information, please check out the … Continue reading

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Public Q&A on WCC Long Term Plan

JCA is hosting a free public forum on the Wellington City Council’s Long Term Plan 2021-2031. Come hear how the Northern suburbs stand to benefit from the proposals to allocate Council spending, leading to annual increases to your rates. Key … Continue reading

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Monthly JCA Meeting: April 2021

Here is the agenda for this month’s JCA meeting, and the minutes from last month. 31 March 2021 minutes 28 April 2021 agenda Date: Wednesday 28 April 2021 Time: 7:30-9:00pm Location: Johnsonville Community Centre, Room 2 This month, we’ll be … Continue reading

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WCC Roadworks Updates- April 2021

Please find attached the latest information on WCC maintenance work planned for April across Wellington. As always, weather and other factors can impact on the planned programme. For the latest information, please check out the weekly roadworks report on the … Continue reading

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Free Speaker Event (18/03/2021): WCC Manager Transport & Infrastructure Bradley Singh

Thursday 18 March 7:30pm – 9:00pm  Location: Collective Community Hub, 33 Johnsonville Road Bradley Singh, WCC’s Manager of Transport & Infrastructure, will speak about the Council’s current roading improvement projects in our area.   Brad’s presentation covers the road surfacing programme, its constraints, and … Continue reading

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JCA Submission to WCC Draft Spatial Plan

Our submission challenges the Council’s inequitable proposal to increase Johnsonville’s population by 51% over the next 30 years, with no concurrent infrastructure planning. JCA objects to the intention to house new residents in developments of up to 8 storeys, extending … Continue reading

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Ōhāriu Candidates Respond to Questions From Electorate

Ōhāriu’s community associations jointly put a range of questions to the 2020 electorate candidates. See the compiled responses from most candidates to questions about: Petone to Grenada traffic High-density housing Johnsonville Police Station staffing Newlands fire brigade location Johnsonville Shopping … Continue reading

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Make a Personal Submission to the draft Spatial Plan

JCA is concerned at how the proposals in the WCC’s draft Spatial Plan stand to affect Johnsonville, particularly the disproportionate share of the increased Wellington population without supporting infrastructure. Today is the final day for submissions. Community members are welcome … Continue reading

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Meet the Ōhāriu Electoral Candidates, 23 September

Come to Johnsonville Community Centre Main Hall to hear Ōhāriu’s incumbent and hopeful electoral candidates tell the community how they would represent our suburbs’ needs. Candidates will address the room on their respective party platforms, then respond to public questions … Continue reading

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