12 – 36 Months 

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Welcome to the district of Johnsonville, a vibrant, diverse, thriving metro hub.

The Johnsonville Business Group (JBG) is a formal Business Improvement District. We represent all 253 Johnsonville businesses and property owners based within the central commercial area.


Economic Opportunity

JBG are dedicated to actioning activities that make it easier, safer, and more profitable to run a business in our local area. This promotes future growth and supports our community.

Johnsonville is Wellingtons largest metropolitan centre by retail spend. With an immediate catchment of 65,000 people, we are the commercial centre to a significant proportion of Wellington’s population.


ROI for Our Members

Events & News
  • Improved presentation of our centre
  • Website / social media
  • Events and education
  • Employee award
  • Security
  • Promotion of Johnsonville as a retail centre
  • Retention and growth of business
  • Business to business collaboration
  • Activation of underutilised sites
  • Staff wanted listings
  • Advocacy with our local council
  • + more
Events & News

7 Focus Projects

Discover Johnsonville
Discover Johnsonville
  1. Banners/Flags
  2. Murals
  3. Main Street Improvements
  4. Entrance Sculptures – North and South Entrances
  5. Johnsonville Sign
  6. Greenspace – Central Park
  7. Activities and Events – Planner

Banners / Flags

About Us

Install pole banners to advertise retail / events.


    About Us

    Create a series of murals across Johnsonville to highlight our diversity and culture, and to brighten up our CBD.

    • Funding
    • Theme
    • Future street art festival?

    Entrance Sculptures

    About Us

    North & South

    Longer term project to enliven our central area.

    Intention is to identify locations at the northern and southern ends of Johnsonville Road

    Funding to be sought

      Johnsonville Sign

      About Us

      Not just your average wooden town sign…

      A large sign is envisaged for the benefit of the Johnsonville community.

      This will help celebrate our location and enhance our identity as a destination.

      A longer term project which will require significant funding.

        Main Street Improvements

        About Us

        Activation of Hawera Street:

        • Murals
        • Seating
        • Planter boxes
        • Mini events.

        Main Street Improvements

        About Us

        Activation of Main Street

        • Planting – boxes / baskets
        • Seating / tables
        • Lighting
        • Security cameras
        • Tidy up of prominent areas
        • Mix of grants, public funding, BID funding

        Greenspace – Central Park

        About Us

        A ‘Midland Park’ for Johnsonville

        A focal point for social interaction. A heart for our community.

        Thank You

        About Us

        On behalf of 253 local businesses and our community.

        Mark Kirk-Burnnand – Property Logic (Chairperson)
        Dori Chin – Life Pharmacy Johnsonville
        Michael Gray – Nada Bakery
        Kamil Lakshman – Idesi Legal
        Leanne Cubitt – Executive assistant to Greg O’Connor, MP for Ōhāriu (Secretary)
        Kirsty MacGregor – STRIDE Centre Manager
        Chris O’Connor – Lawyer, Strachan O’Connor
        William Yip – Collective Real Estate
        Mike Heller BID – Business Improvement Manager, Johnsonville

        About Us