Recent announcements


Timetables for new bus routes released

posted 13 Jun 2018, 01:48 by CPCA Secretary   [ updated 18 Jun 2018, 14:41 ]

Metlink have just released the timetables for the new bus services which will come into effect on Sunday 16 July.
Note that these timetables may be subject to minor adjustments.
The easiest way to figure out your new travel time and route is to go to the GW Metlink Journey Planner. https://www.metlink.org.nz/#plan
Make sure that you choose a date after 16 July, enter your start and finish point and the planner will show the options available.

Route 1 Churton Park to Island Bay.
This is the all day spine service. The timetable can be found here:

https://www.metlink.org.nz/timetables/bus/1?date=2018-07-16


Route 19E. Churton Park to Brandon St.

This is a peak only service, on a loop. Note that the city turn around point is Brandon St at Lambton Quay. The timetable is here:

https://www.metlink.org.nz/timetables/bus/19e?date=2018-07-16


Route 19 Churton Park to Johnsonville loop.

This is an off peak service only.The timetable is here:

https://www.metlink.org.nz/timetables/bus/19?date=2018-07-16


Note that the interchange point at Johnsonville is on Moorefield Road at the Countdown mural when heading into town, and in the mall carpark as at present when travelling to Churton Park.

More information on routes and fares as well as a journey planner can be found on the metlink website. https://www.metlink.org.nz

New bus routes information session

posted 12 Jun 2018, 21:36 by CPCA Secretary   [ updated 12 Jun 2018, 21:38 ]

From Sunday July 15 big changes to Churton Park bus services come into effect. There will be new and altered routes, new timetables, new stops, new fares and a new way to pay your fare.

So you can get to know how the changes impact on your bus usage, the Community Association, in conjunction with the Regional Council, is holding an information session

on Tuesday 3 July in the Community Centre from 6pm to 8pm.

Come in and view maps of the new routes including where stops are located, pick up a timetable, and find out about the new fares. As you will need a Snapper card straight away, learn how to swap your existing Mana/Newlands Smart card for a new Snapper card at no cost. Note however, there are arrangements you will need to make independently about getting a refund of any unused balance on your existing Newlands card.

This session is highly recommended for both regular commuters and occasional bus users. We look forward to meeting you there.

Well attended AGM news

posted 12 Jun 2018, 15:12 by CPCA Secretary   [ updated 12 Jun 2018, 15:16 ]

The Annual General Meeting of the Churton Park Community Assn was held on Wednesday 21 March.
The guest speaker was Karen Fifield, the Chief Executive of the Wellington Zoo Trust, who gave a interesting account of the many faceted activities and issues that arise with this valuable Wellington attraction.

Brian Sheppard was re elected as President, along with the rest of the committee who are carrying on from the previous year. A new committee member Rachel Qi was elected and the Treasurer Elaine Scoble was farewelled and thanked for her contribution in this important role.

A full list of committee members and their portfolios is given on the page Committee Members.

Attached below is the Presidents report for the 2017 year and the draft minutes of the meeting,

Information handout on bus routes and timetables

posted 8 Apr 2018, 21:52 by CPCA Secretary   [ updated 8 Apr 2018, 22:06 ]

The document below has been supplied by Greater Wellington Public Transport.

To receive updates directly we recommend that you register to receive them.


AGM coming up on Wednesday 21 March

posted 9 Mar 2018, 23:32 by CPCA Secretary   [ updated 11 Mar 2018, 13:56 ]

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

Wednesday 21st March commencing at 7.30pm
 

in the Churton Park School hall.

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

The guest speaker is Karen Fifield MNZM Chief Executive of the Wellington Zoo Trust
There will be the opportunity for questions, and refreshments will be provided.

The Presidents report for the 2017 year can be downloaded below, as well as the draft minutes of the 2017 AGM and the agenda for the 2018 AGM.

Additional members are being sought for the committee. If you are interested, please phone the President Brian Sheppard on 477 4338.

Subscriptions for the 2018 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

Multicultural Fair this Sunday

posted 9 Mar 2018, 23:16 by CPCA Secretary   [ updated 8 Apr 2018, 22:00 ]

The Churton Park Multicultural Fair is returning on Sunday 25 March at Amesbury School from 12 to 3pm. This event will be held wet or fine.


Programme

12:00   Opening   Wellington Mayor Justin Lester

12:10   Traditional Chinese dance   China Cultural Centre

12:20   African drumming   Sam Manzana

12:30  Wudang sword demonstration   China Cultural Centre

12:40  Ukelele performance   Churton Park Ukelele Ladies

12:50  Guzheng duet "Hundred Flowers"   China Cultural Centre

13:00  Bollywood dance

13:10  Kapa Haka Group   Churton Park School

13:20  Taichi sword & umbrella dance   China Cultural Centre

13:30  Bharatanatyam dance   Mayur Dance Academy

13:40  Sari-tying demonstration  Rose Devadhar

13:50  Kathak dance   Mayur Dance Academy

14:05  Belly dance   Mirian Cabalon Belly Dance School

14:15  Classical Indian dance

14:25  Inner Mongolian dance   Mr LIU Luochen

14:35  Sri Lanakan dance   Sri Lanka Dance Academy

14:45  Bharatanatyam dance   Students


Thanks are due to our sponsors :
Pub Charity Limited, the Wellington City Council and the Pan Pacific Culture and Arts Development Centre 

Churton Park Glenside Emergency Hub Guide available

posted 21 Feb 2018, 20:55 by CPCA Secretary

The revised guide has now been finalised and is available below. Hard copies will be available at the CPCA AGM which will be held on Wednesday 21 March 2018

Exciting Christmas events coming up!

posted 16 Nov 2017, 14:25 by CPCA Secretary   [ updated 22 Nov 2017, 12:03 ]

Yes it's that time of the year again!

The Churton Park Children's Christmas Party will be held as usual at Churton Park School on  Saturday 25 November commencing at 1pm.
As well as Santa, Bouncy Castle, Games and Face Painting, barbecued sausages will be available, and  afternoon tea will be provided by the Churton Park Anglican Church.
Come along with a can of food for the Foodbank, and enter into the draw for some great prizes.

The Churton Park Community Christmas Carols will be held at Amesbury School on    Friday 8 December commencing at 6.30 pm. (note the start time is earlier than last year)
This year, the Salvation Army band will be supported by the Capital Harmony Chorus and choirs from both Churton Park and Amesbury Schools.  A collection will be made to support the work of the Wellington Free Ambulance.
In addition there will be a sausage sizzle
Please support both of these local Christmas events, which will be held regardless of the weather.

Fliers describing the Christmas Party and Community Carols are included below.



Clean-up day coming up!

posted 24 Jul 2017, 01:25 by CPCA Secretary

The Churton Park Clean-up day will be held on Saturday 5 August.

Helpers can meet at the Community Centre at 9am, and will be allocated areas and provided with rubbish bags and gloves.

Last year we made a big improvement in a short time, and with the wind blowing rubbish about there is plenty more to do again this year.

So get your friends to come as a group to join this fun activity which also does something for our suburb.

Report on AGM

posted 23 Apr 2017, 21:47 by CPCA Secretary   [ updated 23 Apr 2017, 21:56 ]

The AGM of the Churton Park Community Association, on 15 March was attended by 56 people. Our keynote speaker this year was Wellington Mayor Justin Lester, who described some key opportunities and challenges that influences the Council’s work programmes.

The Committee

A key function of the AGM is for residents who are financial members of the CPCA to elect our Committee for the year ahead. The elections resulted in a larger committee that offers both growth and continuity in our work. The existing President and members were re-elected and joined by three new members, who offer valuable skills and energy:

Channa Ranasinghe, who played a key role in engaging the participation of the Sri Lankan community in our recent Neighbours Day Multicultural Fair.

Ivan Burton and Joanne Gresham, who both have young families and so bolster those perspectives in the Committee’s work.

Richard Whinam CA, was re-elected as the Association’s Auditor for 2017.



The Committee’s first meeting, on 5 April elected the following officers:

Vice President John Morrison

Honorary Secretary Avinash Shrivastava

Honorary Treasurer Elaine Scoble.

The list of committee members and contact details can be found here.

http://www.churtonpark.org.nz/directory


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