Nor West News : February 17th 2011
4 NOR-WEST NEWS, FEBRUARY 17, 2011 NEWS www.metlifecare.co.nz REV4901 OPEN TO VIEW Thursday 24th and Friday 25th February, 10am to 4pm 38 Golf Road, Titirangi Reward yourself with a relaxed retirement lifestyle. Visit an Open Day at Metlifecare Crestwood to see it for yourself. Spacious, safe and set on 6 hectares of beautiful native bush, this wonderful village offers a fantastic retirement lifestyle in Green Bay. Why you will love Metlifecare Crestwood: A friendly village community where everyone is welcome Picturesque bush setting creates a relaxed atmosphere Safe environment for peace-of-mind living Village transport to shopping and services at LynnMall Facilities, such as heated indoor swimming pool, spa pool, bar and library Need more info? Talk to one of our friendly team on 09 817 0464. Have we got NEWS for you! News that you can Read, Hear & Watch! Our amazing new online editions take the news into a new dimension. Reads like a newspaper with easy-to-read turning pages -- and packed with extra features that connect you to news like never before. News coverage that puts you on the scene with Turn the page to a new era in local news -- the total multi media news experience! Just click on "Latest Edition" at www.nor-westnews.co.nz Turn on to our online editions NOW. The latest local news online -- anywhere, anytime. R&R meet over district's issues Members of the Kumeu Residents and Rate- payers Association dis- cussed a number of issues at this month's meeting. They viewed the Kumeu transport study which recommends a northern link from Oraha Rd to Weza Lane and a new road from Sta- tion Rd to Access Rd. Members saw the need for a clear and positive plan to allow Kumeu to grow, including a road layout where people can shop and move about with ease while letting visitors move through quickly or to stop and enjoy the village. Kumeu is already busy with its showgrounds hosting major events and State Highway 16 as the transit alternate to SH13. With further develop- ment on the south side, there is greater pressure being applied to the SH16, Access Rd and rail intersection. Members were also concerned about more population and traffic increase with the Maddren and Kumeu Village proposal. This involves three large areas between the river and SH16 with retail including New World and residential. Members hope the pro- posal will be an asset to the community with high quality retail and a resi- dential development for a community focus. A spatial plan which keeps Kumeu's rural feel while allowing tasteful development, is another area members will be pushing for, particularly with the community's feelings well-documented and expressed in Vision Rodney with the pre- vious council adminis- tration. The Winstones re- cycling plant caused angst in the community when the change of use was not notifiable. Members want the plant's resource consent to be strictly monitored and policed. They wanted any additional plots of the Kumeu Cemetery to be continuous with the existing site. They also talked about rates, Huapai north and south, rail and funding. The next association meeting is on April 12 from 7.30pm at the Kumeu Community Cen- tre. IN BRIEF Info volunteer Would you enjoy helping visitors to the nor-west district? The Kumeu Visitor Information Centre needs a volunteer with local knowledge on a Sunday afternoon, once a fortnight. Retail sales and computer skills required. Contact Bernadette 411-8988, 021-289-7049 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Get snapping Photographer Brian Cudby will give hints on taking a great photo at the Norwest SeniorNet Digital Photo to Print meeting, February 23, St Chad's Church hall, Huapai, from 10am to noon. Bring your camera. Call convener Deneece Goldsworthy on 810-8282 or view www.seniornetnorwest. net for more information. Probus gathering Guest speaker Janice Chandler will talk about the Silk Road Route in Uzbekistan at the Kumeu Combined Probus Club meeting on February 24 at St Chad's Church hall, Huapai, from 10am to noon. Nor-west residents over 55 are welcome. Call president Elaine Oates on 412-8791.
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