Queens Park Working Bee – Sat 14 September

postponed due to weather

We will meet again at the top of the steps which run up from the Grant Road/Park Street intersection to Wadestown Road. Bring your tools if you can – there will be some spares supplied for those who need them. We want this to be an enjoyable occasion. Contributions to morning tea/coffee would be very welcome.

Sadly we got rained out last time. Some early arriving optimists among us got in half an hour grubbing the tradescantia (wandering willie) before the promised rain set in. It’s a good time of the year to remove this weed. Hopefully, kinder Spring weather will prevail this time.

PUBLIC MEETING: Local Transport Issues – 18 September 2019

Transport is a big issue in the October local body elections. How are our local body candidates going to make transport better in the future? If you’re interested in the bus, road or cycle network, train services or the increase in e-scooters – these meetings are for you. Come along and hear how Regional and City Council candidates plan to ease congestion and make Wellington’s roads safer.

Local body candidates in the Central, Northern & Western Suburbs
Wednesday 18 September, 6:00 – 8:30pm
Loaves and Fishes Hall, Molesworth Street

Thorndon/Pipitea Emergency Management Workshop

This event will be held on Sunday 29 September 2019 between 1 – 3pm at the Wellington Region Emergency Management Office (WREMO), 2 Turnbull St, Thorndon.

Your input will be most welcome as we review the Thorndon/Pipitea Hub Guide. To review the section of the Hub Guide specific to Thorndon/Pipitea, in advance of the workshop, please go to and scroll to Section 5.

For those who would like to contribute ideas but cannot attend the workshop please feel free to do so by sending your feedback to

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The Thorndon Residents Association (TRA) is an incorporated society established to communicate residents’ collective views to local authorities and other community bodies.

We’re motivated and proud to support the Thorndon community. Our aim is to help improve amenities and facilities for the residents in the Thorndon area. TRA is a registered charity (CC40743) and all donations are gratefully received – ANZ Account 01 0505 0380782 00 (please use your surname and address as the reference).


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