Category Archives: Natural Environment

Kindergarten over Community Garden?

Wellington City Council proposes to move a kindergarten onto a hard-won and scarce public community garden in Johnsonville. Continue reading

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Totara Park walkway & replanting picks up pace

  On 4 March, Penny Salmond & Graeme Sawyer from JCA accompanied Anita¬†Benbrook, WCCs Restoration Technical Advisor¬†and native Forrest expert, on a wander through the Totara Park, roughly on the same route as the proposed new walking track through the … Continue reading

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Trees native to Johnsonville

A List! If you have ever wondered what species were here before our version of Jebidiah Springfield obliterated them all in the late 1840s, here it is! Not an exhaustive list, but for 99.99% of us, as close as you … Continue reading

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JCA submission on WCC Urban Growth Plan

WCC released its Urban Growth Plan for consultation in September 2014. After the shambolic mess that was WCCs District Plan Change 72, where WCC earmarked areas for “intensification” in outer suburbs that were massively at odds with what residents wanted, … Continue reading

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