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The Johnsonville train line is not “rapid transit”

From Tortoise to Hare in the Stroke of a Pen The JCA supports the position expressed by fellow residents’ associations in this article. JCA has also argued to both Greater Wellington and Wellington City councils that the Johnsonville train line … Continue reading

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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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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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Totara Park Track Taking Shape

JCA members and enthusiastic community volunteers are busily working on the last stages of the Totara Park track in the lead-up to summer 2020. Working bees are likely to be every second Saturday from 1-4pm. Anyone interested in lending a … Continue reading

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Meet the Candidates for Ōhāriu Electorate

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Update on JCA discussions with councils about bus stops in Johnsonville

1)  Bus stops that aren’t actually bus stops Johnsonville Community Association has finally gotten Greater Wellington Regional Council to agree with JCA about the so-called “bus stops” on Johnsonville Road — especially the one outside our Post Office. These have been designated … Continue reading

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