We agree with the need for more housing, but tall buildings in the residential areas as proposed in this plan would result in losing the very qualities, including sun and shelter, that make Newtown a great place to live.
In May 2019, in the Newtown Residents’ Association Submission to the first round of WCC consultation on Planning for Growth, we said that we would welcome intensification along the ‘Growth Spine’ of Adelaide Rd and Riddiford St.
In 1905 the philosopher/poet/novelist George Santayana wrote: “Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” How right he was – and is! A decade later the world was to be embroiled in a war that created enormous devastation and loss of life. World War 1 was to be the “war to […]
By Scott MacLean Draws & teams (as received, subject to change) HERE The big day has arrived, and the roads lead to the Hutt Rec for tomorrow’s Premier, Premier 2, and Under 85kg finals. The weather in recent weeks has forced a shift from the original venue across the river at Petone, but indications are...