Recent announcements

New President elected at AGM

posted 28 Aug 2020, 21:48 by CPCA Secretary


The Churton Park Community Association AGM held on Wednesday 15 July 2016 at Amesbury School. Local MPs, and Regional and City Councillors were in attendance at the AGM.

Avinash Shrivastava was elected as President at the AGM. Following were re/elected as members of the Executive Committee unopposed:

Priya Baskaran

Vijay Chandrashekar

Dayandra Hettige

Wade Martelleti

Sanjeeb Panda

John Tiley

Bhawesh Tiwari

Richard Whinam agreed to continue as Auditor.

Previously, Avinash was Secretary of the Churton Park Community Association. He is one of the key organisers of the Churton Park UTSAV event and Community Carols evening.

I bring the skills and experience that I developed in my public service career and community work”, said Avinash. In his acceptance speech, Avinash acknowledged the work done by previous Committees. He remarked that the new Committee was starting from a good base and would continue advocating the needs of Churton Park residents and businesses. His focus will be to make CPCA more proactive and inclusive. He will work with Regional and City Councils for better services, including a bigger community centre to meet the needs of a growing suburb.

Annual General Meeting coming up

posted 24 Jun 2020, 00:44 by CPCA Secretary

The rescheduled AGM of the Association will be held in the Amesbury Hall on
Wednesday 15 July, starting at 7:30 p.m.
We hope you can join us to hear about the Association’s work in 2019 and let us know of projects or ideas that you would like CPCA to investigate on the community’s behalf.
During the AGM, members will elect an Executive Committee to manage the Association’s work in 2020 and consider other formal business requirements.

The papers relating to the AGM are attached to the earlier notice of meeting posted below.

Annual General Meeting CANCELLED

posted 18 Mar 2020, 00:14 by CPCA Secretary

This is to advise that the AGM which was to be held on Wednesday 25 March has now been cancelled.

Financial members are being contacted by email with more information.

In due course a Special General Meeting will be held to confirm actions normally undertaken at the AGM.

In the meantime keep yourselves safe with hand washing and social distancing.

Multicultural Fair CANCELLED

posted 15 Mar 2020, 21:35 by CPCA Secretary

The Churton Park Multicultural Fair, which was scheduled for Sunday 5 April has been cancelled because of the Coronavirus outbreak.

We are naturally disappointed that we have had to take this course of action and hope that the event will be able to be run on another occasion.

Annual General Meeting coming up soon

posted 2 Mar 2020, 19:54 by CPCA Secretary   [ updated 10 Mar 2020, 01:23 ]

The Annual General Meeting of the Churton Park Community Assn Inc will be held on:

Wednesday 25th March 2020 commencing at 7.30pm

in the Amesbury Hall.

At the meeting the committee will be elected, and annual reports presented.

The guest speaker is the Mayor of Wellington, Andy Foster, who will talk about "Growing Wellington: its opportunities and challenges for the City and Churton Park."

There will be the opportunity for questions, and refreshments will be provided.

The Presidents report for the 2019 year, as well as the draft minutes of the 2019 AGM and the agenda for the 2020 AGM have been posted below.

The latest issue of the Gazette includes the highlights of 2019. A copy can be downloaded here  2002 Gazette_Feb_Mar 2020_

Additional members are always welcome to join for the committee so as to spread the workload. If you are interested, please phone the President Brian Sheppard on 021 082 48465.

Subscriptions for the 2020 year are now due. These can either be paid at the AGM or by internet banking -refer to the details on the side bar to this page. Note that the suggested amount is between $20 and $30

Christmas Carols coming soon

posted 1 Dec 2019, 23:41 by CPCA Secretary   [ updated 2 Dec 2019, 11:38 ]

Not long now to the annual event Carols at Amesbury!

Friday 13 December at 6.30pm
at Amesbury School Churton Park

Come and enjoy this community activity which will be led by the Salvation Army band, Capital Harmony Chorus and the Churton Park School choir.

A sausage sizzle and collection will be made to support the work of the Wellington Free Ambulance.

Childrens Christmas Party Sunday 24 November

posted 16 Nov 2019, 14:47 by CPCA Secretary   [ updated 17 Nov 2019, 17:01 ]

Yes it is that time of the year again!!

Come along and join in this free event sponsored by the Community Association.

This year there will be some new entertainment at different times:

Santa will arrive at 1.30pm.

At 2pm we will be entertained by the Churton Park Ukulele Group

At 2.30 Tricky the clown will do his performance

Of course the Bubble Soccer, Bouncy Castle, Face Painting, Sausages and Afternoon Tea are available all afternoon.

Note that there is no charge for any of these activities, but bring a can of food for the Foodbank and you will then go into the prize draw.

See the poster below:

Craft Market coming up soon

posted 7 Nov 2019, 00:04 by CPCA Secretary   [ updated 7 Nov 2019, 00:06 ]

The management of the very successful Churton Park Craft Market is now the responsibility of the Community Association.

The market this year is on Saturday 16 November from 2pm at Amesbury School.

See the poster below for full details.

Changed location for Meet the Candidates

posted 23 Sep 2019, 15:07 by CPCA Secretary   [ updated 23 Sep 2019, 15:08 ]

The location of the meting to be held on Tuesday 24 September is now the Johnsonville Bowling Club, Frankmoore Ave Johnsonville at 7.00 pm

Bus network feedback opportunity

posted 20 Aug 2019, 14:17 by CPCA Secretary

Metlink have set up drop in sessions where residents can give their feedback on the bus network. Full details are given in the flier attached below.
If you can not attend one of the sessions there is an on line survey running from Friday 23 August,  accessed at

Alternatively just send your comments by email directly to

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