Karori, Wellington

3 hours ago

New Oriental Bay bike path to go ahead

Social Media Specialist from Wellington City Council

The most congested part of the Oriental Bay pathway will be made safer for people on bikes and on foot later this year with no loss of parking. Councillors unanimously agreed to changes that will widen and relieve pressure on the short section of promenade between Herd Street and Freyberg Pool …View moreThe most congested part of the Oriental Bay pathway will be made safer for people on bikes and on foot later this year with no loss of parking. Councillors unanimously agreed to changes that will widen and relieve pressure on the short section of promenade between Herd Street and Freyberg Pool which, at busy times, is too narrow to safely accommodate the large numbers of people walking, biking, running and sightseeing. More info

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5 hours ago

Our Weekly What's On

The team from Churton Park Community Centre

Here is our activities for the next week, come along and join our groups.

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4 days ago

Have you heard? Benny the beagle is home safe!

Georgia Reporter from Stuff

Hi Wellington,
Did you know Benny has been found safe? He was miraculously found alive after spending nine days lost during a storm. About 1000 searchers and a helicopter were used in the search. To read more, click here.

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7 hours ago

New playground design for Frank Kitts Park

Social Media Specialist from Wellington City Council

The concept image for the new playground design at Frank Kitts Park has been released today. It's a fun adventure playground with a nautical/coastal theme which represents Wellington's maritime links - the iconic lighthouse and slides will be refurbished & be part of the playground …View moreThe concept image for the new playground design at Frank Kitts Park has been released today. It's a fun adventure playground with a nautical/coastal theme which represents Wellington's maritime links - the iconic lighthouse and slides will be refurbished & be part of the playground too. More info

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14 hours ago

Tip Shop parking limited on Monday 23 April

Social Media Specialist from Wellington City Council

We're replacing a generator near our tip shop (Second Treasures) on Monday 23 April, which will limit car park spaces available during the day. We know it’s a popular place to visit, especially during the school holidays, but we suggest heading there another day during the week to make sure …View moreWe're replacing a generator near our tip shop (Second Treasures) on Monday 23 April, which will limit car park spaces available during the day. We know it’s a popular place to visit, especially during the school holidays, but we suggest heading there another day during the week to make sure you find a spot.

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3 days ago

Rental property wanted for refugee family

Rachel from Wadestown

Hello neighbours! Do you have a 3-4 bedroom rental property that you'd be willing to rent out to a lovely refugee family? Please message me for more details. Many thanks.

18 hours ago

Anzac Day events in Wellington

Ministry for Culture & Heritage

To commemorate Anzac Day there are a number of events in Wellington that are open to the public:

- 6am Dawn Service at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park
- 9am Citizen’s Wreath Laying at the Cenotaph, corner of Lambton Quay and Bowen Street
- 11am National Commemoration Service at Pukeahu …View more
To commemorate Anzac Day there are a number of events in Wellington that are open to the public:

- 6am Dawn Service at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park
- 9am Citizen’s Wreath Laying at the Cenotaph, corner of Lambton Quay and Bowen Street
- 11am National Commemoration Service at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park
- 2.30pm Atatürk Service at Atatürk Memorial Park, Tarakena Bay

The Last Post Service at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park will conclude the day’s activities at 5pm.

For more information visit mch.govt.nz/anzac-day
Find out more!

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6 days ago

Needed: Kids ski gear (6 and 8 yrs)

Bevan from Wilton

We’re embarking on our first family ski season and on the look out for skis, boots and poles for our 6 and 8 year olds. Also looking for extra gloves.

If you’ve got some old gear under the house that’s not getting used anymore, we’ll be happy to buy it from you.

Cheers

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1 day ago

Make, create or innovate these April holidays!

Jess Payne from Wellington City Libraries and Community Spaces

Looking for some more things to do with the kids these school holidays?

Spin a Sphero, make music, code a cart, and rock with a robot! These April school holidays, your children can get to be an engineer, architect, or scientist at your local library. There are eight different robot and coding …View more
Looking for some more things to do with the kids these school holidays?

Spin a Sphero, make music, code a cart, and rock with a robot! These April school holidays, your children can get to be an engineer, architect, or scientist at your local library. There are eight different robot and coding events happening across Wellington City Libraries: we have some of the latest programmable toys, gadgets and robots, or they can get creative with Lego and coding games. Best of all, they are open to all ability levels.


Here’s where and when the activities are happening:

Ruth Gotlieb (Kilbirnie) Library: Tuesday 17th April, 10.30am

Mervyn Kemp (Tawa) Library: Wednesday 18th April, 10.30am

Cummings Park (Ngaio) Library: Thursday 19th April, 10.30am

Karori Library: Friday 20th April, 2.30pm

Johnsonville Library: Monday 23rd April. 2.30pm

Newtown Library: Tuesday 24th April, 10.30am

Khandallah Library: Thursday 26th April, 10.30am

Central Library: Friday 27th April, 10.30am


These free events are for children aged 6+ and run for 1 hour. No need to book – just turn up! Contact your library to find out more information – or follow our Kids Blog or our Facebook page for updates.

wcl.govt.nz/blogs/kids/
facebook.com/wellingtoncitylibraries/
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1 day ago

Children's School Holiday Movies @ Central

Jess Payne from Wellington City Libraries and Community Spaces

Free movie afternoons at Wellington Central Library for children during the April School Holidays!

Pop into Central Library with the kids every afternoon at 2pm to watch a free children's movie. All movies are popular well-known cinema releases from Disney, Pixar, Dreamworks (and more!) and…View more
Free movie afternoons at Wellington Central Library for children during the April School Holidays!

Pop into Central Library with the kids every afternoon at 2pm to watch a free children's movie. All movies are popular well-known cinema releases from Disney, Pixar, Dreamworks (and more!) and are rated G. Ask the staff at the Central Library what the daily movie is, or just enjoy the surprise.

Movies will be played in the Children's area of the library. Bookings aren't required. Duration varies, most movies are around 1.5 hours long.

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5 days ago

Household items wanted

Jane from Karori

Hello Dear Neighbours. I am looking for free or very cheap tidy and good working order : Queen size mattress, fridge/freezer. These items are for my 18 year old son student flat.  Thank you :)

1 day ago

Free Board Games session at the centre

The team from Churton Park Community Centre

Free Board games session on Thursday 26 April & Friday 27 April from 11 am - 1 pm, $2 contribution
Bring your child or grand child along to improve their social skills and build their self-esteem while they interact with people in a positive way. Playing board games offers a simple, …View more
Free Board games session on Thursday 26 April & Friday 27 April from 11 am - 1 pm, $2 contribution
Bring your child or grand child along to improve their social skills and build their self-esteem while they interact with people in a positive way. Playing board games offers a simple, stress-free solution to enhance the emotional, intellectual and social characteristics of children.
For more information, please contact Mai on 830 4802 or email: cpcc@wcc.govt.nz

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