Here Comes the Sun: A Point Chev Play Street

When? Friday 1 November 2019, 8.00am – 8.00pm

Where: Te Ra Road, Point Chevalier, Auckland

Here Comes the Sun is a community play street event, brought to you by Bike Pt Chev and Point Chevalier School with support from neighbours and community groups. An inspired combo of School Streets and Play Streets (as seen overseas) this is a first for the Chev, and maybe for Auckland, too!

On Friday 1 November, we’re transforming Te Rā Road into an all-day play space from 8am – 8pm!  The fun begins before school, with a wide open traffic-free street where children can play, scoot and bike, while parents and teachers share coffee and chat.  

During the school day, Te Rā Road becomes an open-air classroom for fun and creative learning, with visits from other schools, kindergartens, and community groups. And after school, everyone’s invited to come and meet on the street! As afternoon rolls into evening, the street will fill with old-fashioned fun and games, music, and food trucks from 5pm – 8pm, for a family-friendly vibe until sunset.

Leave the car at home, and come out and meet your neighbours! 

Who will you vote for?

“Business as usual” won’t transform our city to be a low-carbon, sustainable one. Nor will “business as usual” voting!

So dig in to the details and find out who is actually going to lead us out of our climate emergency. Council and even the local board are critical to implementing a good plan; moves from central government will filter through in the medium term but this steady march towards climate catastrophe requires some immediate action which only Council can take.

Here are four sources of information about the candidates in our local area based on answers given to questionnaires.

Transition Town Pt Chevalier

Generation Zero

Bike Pt Chevalier

The Spinoff

Happy voting!

Monthly Meeting Calendar for 2020

The dates for our meetings in 2020 have been set to the 2nd Wednesday of each month at the Point Chevalier Community Centre in combination with the free Kai Tahi (shared meal) starting at 18:30. Our meeting will start at 19:30 in the upstairs room and ends at 21:00. Dates are as following with meeting reminders being sent out some days prior:

12 February
11 March
8 April
13 May
10 June
8 July
12 August
9 September
14 October
11 November

Pictures courtesy of the Kaitahi initiative in Point Chevalier.

proposed tunnel project

Dear Western Isthmus CLG members,

Watercare would like to let you know about an important project to build a new wastewater tunnel in Grey Lynn. The project is needed as the current combined pipelines in the Grey Lynn area overflow into Cox’s Creek when it rains.
The tunnel will be constructed by a tunnelling machine, between 15-60m deep underground, reducing impact on communities along the project route. The project will start at the Western Springs shaft already required for the Central Interceptor project and tunnelling will continue through to a new shaft site, required at the eastern end of Tawariki Street.
When complete it will have further benefits in the Western Isthmus than the current Central Interceptor proposal, enabling future connections in the area as the population continues to grow.

While tunnelling is not expected to begin until 2022 and work on the Tawariki site in 2023, Watercare will soon lodge the necessary consents for the works.

More information about the project is in the attached flyer. Please let me know if require any more information, as Watercare is happy to talk to you further either in person or at the next meeting. The group will be kept in touch with updates as the project progresses.

Transition Town Point Chevalier presents:

The Point Chevalier Treasure Hunt !

A fun, free event for the whole family and neighbourhood.

When: Sunday, November 8th , 1 – 4 pm

Where: All over Point Chevalier

1 pm start at Pt. Chevalier Library – Finish at Coyle Park

Bring your whole family, friends and lively spirits and travel around Point Chevalier collecting clues that piece together an understanding of our suburb’s amazing history and natural beauty.

You can choose a leisurely walk to find clues and surprises, go hard out on your bicycle or scooter to cover the distance, or just sit back amongst the hustle and bustle. There will be something for everyone to participate in and enjoy!

If you are interested in getting involved and helping out please contact us !

Bicylces (singles and tandems) can be rented on the day from Adventure Cycles in Pt. Chevalier. For more info contact them directly under (09) 940 2453 or email.


Rediscover Point Chevalier and have fun for the whole neighborhood! Come and spend a playful action-packed Sunday with your whanau and neighbors. Bring your whole family, friends and lively spirits. Travel around Pt. Chevalier collecting clues that piece together an understanding of our suburb’s amazing history and natural beauty. Share conversations about how we want our suburb to be in the future. You can choose a leisurely walk to find clues and surprises, go hard out on your bicycle or scooter to cover the distance, or just sit back amongst the hustle and bustle. There will be something for everyone to participate in and enjoy !

Photo Gallery

Our first photo taken at the Steering Group meeting on 26 July 2008.
From left to right: Guido, Finn, Ruth, Niki, Jo, Lucie and Heidi.

We are catching up with publishing our event photos since 2008 so this might take a while to complete.

Here our first entry from 2008:
Point Chevalier Treasure Hunt – 8 November 2008

Here some pics from our Fleamarket and Neighbours Day on 7 April 2019.

Some photos on the redesign of our annual beds at DSCG end of April 2019.