Entries by Violet Rowe

PCC Growth Plan Workshops

PCC Growth Plan and District Plan Community Workshop It will be held in Plimmerton Pavilion Tuesday 6 November 6-8pm. We are told that these sessions will be interactive and fast moving and everyone attending will be actively participating. A second workshop will be held at Plimmerton School on Monday 26 November from 9.30 am till […]

PCC Coastal Hazard Workshop

Coastal hazard workshops  are being held around the region. The one for Plimmerton residents is on Saturday 10 November 9.30-11.30. Check out https://poriruacitycouncil/city-planning-and -reporting/district-plan/coastal-hazards/ for more info on this meeting and about coastal hazards work under way.

Plimmerton School Gala

Saturday 17 November from 11am The largest Gala in the area! Come along and ride the motorbikes, buy food and cakes galore, infamous White Elephant, live entertainment, bubble soccer and much, much more! Please bring your own recyclable bag as we are going plastic free!  

Pathway north of Plimmerton Domain under way

Shared pathway creates northern entrance to Plimmerton Walking and cycling through Plimmerton Domain north to the shared Ara Harakeke pathway will soon be much safer, and more scenic. The unformed area across the bridge at the northern end of the domain will be replaced with a 2.5 metre-wide pathway, a safe surface and  access, kerb […]

The Great Rail Fence Painting 

Postponed until February! The good news and the bad news. The (very) good news is that rail authorities have agreed to get onto the tracks when trains are not running and shift all the ballast that breaks through the Steyne Ave fence. This creates a danger to pedestrians as well as jiggering the fence. When the ballast has […]

Ready to research & write about your special interest?

Heritage planting trail and interpretive trail prep under way Thanks to everyone who responded when we called for interested people to research and produce material for our website www.plimmerton.org.nz We are ready for you to now nominate an area of interest and get stuck into the research, writing and photography. You can select plants that […]

The Great Rail Fence Painting 

The Great Rail Fence Painting  Sunday 25 November 10am till midday … put it in your diary! Chance for your family to make its mark on Plimmerton. Details later … but you and yours will turn up to the Community Shed on Plimmerton Domain (just through the rail underpass). You’ll get paint and away you’ll […]

Taupo Cres Community Space Planting

44 people including 20 kids equals 200 trees planted and 8 enormous bags of rubbish removed. Huge thanks to Leo Smith who organised the very successful planting day at Taupo Cres community space and local area last week. Lots of fun and lots accomplished. Big thanks to Trees that count for supplying the plants and […]

Steyne Ave Park grass

Steyne Ave Park grass sown and fenced for picnic action  Shake the moths out of the plaid picnic blanket, find the missing plastic bit for the thermos, and get ready for Summer. Works have been completed in the park area in Steyne Ave. Now we wait for spring weather, daylight saving and sprouting grass. PRA […]

Karehana Park update

Karehana Park will again be a popular Summer spot… From an unloved scruffy area this park has been transformed into a family destination for locals and visitors. The transformed play area and scooter path are well used. Consultation is still going on to decide on the last additions to the park to be funded by […]

Shed and Rail Fence Painting

Shed and rail fence painting bee planned for October … 12 years ago 200 people turned up to paint the fence … can we beat that this time? You will soon be invited to join in painting the rail fence that runs along in front of our railways station. Arrangements are being finalised now and […]

Planting in Taupo Cres Community Space

Planting in Taupo Cres Community Space Sunday 23 September Massive thanks to local resident and community superstar Leo Smith of Nature School NZ who is organising a planting day in James Street/Mo Street and Taupo Crescent during Conservation Week. Leo has sourced trees from an organisation called Trees That Count, which is building a movement […]

Mana Island Exhibition

Mana Island exhibition at Pataka Art + Museum 3 August to 2 September Friends of Mana Island has an exhibition at Pataka in the Bottle Creek Gallery throughout august. The theme is celebrating our volunteers and it recognises  FOMI’s 40th anniversary this year! The exhibition features photos taken over the last 20 years with volunteers […]

Calling all clubs and groups…

You can complete a form on our website to have your group listed on the Plimmerton Community website. Don’t miss an opportunity to be featured on our website! https://www.plimmerton.nz/clubs-and-groups/