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* Pukehīnau Lambton Ward Candidates' Meeting on Sunday September 18th, 4pm at Mt Cook School Hall, 160 Tory Street
* Mt Cook Mobilised Meeting on Sunday September 25th, 4pm at St Paul's Church, 12-14 King Street, Mt Cook. 
* Mt Cook Spring Fling on Sunday November 6th, 11am - 2pm at Papawai Restoration Area

Lots more Candidates' Meetings

Wellington City Council has kindly provided a platform for Candidates' Meetings throughout the city to be listed.
The Mt Cook meeting on 18 September is Ward Candidates Only. The aim is to provide the Ward Candidates with time to share more than a sound-bite of their views.
Look out for meetings where you can hear from Greater Wellington Regional Council  and Mayoral Candidates.
Inner City Wellington is holding a meeting on 5 September with a niche group of Mayoral Candidates.

Newtown Residents' Association Newsletter

NRA's latest newsletter includes an excellent summary of the background to the Proposed District Plan.

Proposed District Plan (PDP)
MCM DRAFT Submission for Comment

Please click here (then click on Download, just above the document title) to download a copy of the DRAFT Mt Cook Mobilised Submission in Word format.

A PDF copy can be downloaded here.

We want to hear your thoughts.  

Please send feedback on the DRAFT Mt Cook Mobilised Submission by 12 noon on Friday 9th September. Please email your comments to

If you want to write your own submission you are welcome to borrow from, or reword, parts of the MCM submission.

If you want to support the MCM submission as it stands, you can write your own short submission and state that you support the Mt Cook Mobilised submission.

Here is the link to put in a submission to Wellington City Council. This needs to be done by 5pm on Monday 12 September.

New Height Zones in the Proposed District Plan (PDP)

Search For Your Address to find out how the new District Plan will affecrt you

Enter your address to find out your zoning, the key to the Zone colours is:
ORANGE - High Residential  Zone - 21 metres = 6 storeys
YELLOW - Medium Residential Zone - 11 metres = 3 storeys 
PURPLE - City Centre Zone - 28.5 metres = 8 storeys

Next Home-Delivered Mt Cook Mobilised Newsletter

The MCM Newsletter group is working on the next edition of our Home-Delivered Newsletter.  If you have contacts who can deliver into Mt Cook  apartments, please let us know! 

Sludge - Message from the WCC Team

Kia ora,
We are writing to update you on the Moa Point Sludge Minimisation Facility (SMF) project. Please share this information with your community and networks.
Notice of Requirement now open for submissions
Submissions are now open on the Notice of Requirement for an alteration to Designation 58 (WCC6 under Proposed District Plan) for the construction, operation and maintenance of a new Sludge Minimisation Facility (SMF) at 127 and 141 Stewart Duff Drive.
More information:  
The closing date for submissions has been extended to 11.59pm Friday 23 September 2022.
We’re holding two events where you can find out more and hear from our team of experts.
Live webinar: Wednesday 7 September 2022, 6pm-7pm 
Find out more and register here:
The webinar will cover:
·         How the proposed facility will work 
·         What the Notice of Requirement covers 
·         Activities that will happen during construction, operation and use of the site 
·         Potential environmental impacts 
Plus – get your questions answered!
Drop in meeting: Sunday 18 September 2022, 11am–2pm
Raukawa Community Centre, 67 Raukawa Street, Strathmore Park 
Find out more here:
Come and have a chat and get your questions answered on a one-on-one basis. 
We look forward to seeing you at these events. If you have any questions in the meantime please get in touch at
Ngā mihi nui
The Sludge Minimisation Team 

Next Mt Cook Mobilised Meeting

Sunday 25 September, 4pm at St Paul's Church, 12-14 King Street, Mt Cook

Please email your agenda items to, or raise them on the day under General Business.
Thanks again for your contributions to the email news. Ngā mihi nui.
Contact us anytime

Mt Cook Mobilised welcomes your input

Dear Mt Cookies,
We want to hear your views on any Mt Cook-related topic. And please tell us about other things that you are involved with that the Mt Cook community might like to hear about (fundraisers, events, etc.) We would love to share the info. Our email is
Are you able to deliver paper copies of the Mt Cook Mobilised newsletter (twice a year) to your apartment building? We welcome assistance with deliveries to apartment buildings where there is no public access.

Papawai Restoration Area Working Bee

The next Working Bee at Papawai Restoration Area is on Mothers' Day, Sunday 11 September, 10am - 12pm. There will be a refreshment break midway through the work session. Please bring gardening gloves and weeding tools if you have them. All help appreciated.
All Welcome!

Papawai Restoration Area is in the Town Belt area between Salisbury Terrace and Papawai Terrace below Lower Prince of Wales Park, Mt Cook.

Papawai Restoration Area has an online profile.

Gum Gully (below Brooklyn Road, by Central Park Sub-Station)

The group plans to restore the walking paths that have long since grown over, and to remove some of the pest weeds. The next working bee is on Saturday 24 September, 10:30 - 11:30am. We will be talking to Liz Gibson, Stream Ecologist about planning for Gum Gully. Please bring gardening gloves, clipping tools or loppers for the working bee beforehand. Refreshments with our korero afterwards. All welcome. For directions, email 

Keep Mount Cook Clean Litter Pickup

The next Keep Mount Cook Clean community litter pickup will be on Saturday 1 October 10:30am. Meet outside Mt Cook Kitchen takeaways, 75 Wallace Street, to choose a street to pick-up litter in. We pick up litter for ONE HOUR ONLY. Rubbish bags and gloves supplied.

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Predator Free Mt Cook Newtown, Berhampore & Kilbirnie

Keep up with the latest from the trapping experts and the conservation community. Happy trapping from Gary, Yvette and Diana.

Mt Cook Connect

Like us on Facebook, and visit the webpage.  
Forging connections in Mt Cook.  
E koekoe te tūī, e ketekete te kākā, e kūkū te kererū
Each of our many different voices contributes to our community.
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A big thank-you to Inhabit Designstore for kindly sponsoring our bi-annual home-delivered newsletter. 

For quality New Zealand made furniture and design, visit Inhabit Designstore 23 Adelaide Road, Mt Cook (beside  the After Hours Medical Centre).
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