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Market goes pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

Friday, 19 October 2018, 1:13 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua’s popular monthly night market will turn bright pink next Thursday to raise funds for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. More >>

PopUp Business School is back

Friday, 19 October 2018, 11:25 am | Porirua City Council

This November, PopUp Business School is coming back to Porirua, with a free 10-day course to help people start their business and get their ideas off the ground instantly. More >>

Plenty of young nominees for Porirua Sports Awards

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 3:35 pm | Porirua City Council

The number of young people nominated for this year’s Porirua City Sports Awards has made the judges’ task that much more difficult. More >>

Bi-lingual signs a hit with Pop Up business owners

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 1:12 pm | Porirua City Council

The first batch of new signs proudly sharing Porirua’s Māori heritage and identity have been welcomed by business owners at a popular waterside recreation spot. More >>

Sculptor forging his artistic identity at new exhibition

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 8:56 am | Porirua City Council

The first public exhibition by a sculptor who specialises in forging and manipulating steel and recycled objects into works of art comes to Pātaka Gallery + Museum this weekend. More >>

Co-working space opens in Porirua

Friday, 12 October 2018, 2:27 pm | Porirua City Council

Co-working on a large scale has arrived in Porirua, with the opening of The Settlement. More >>

Art auction aiming to help bouncing babies

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 9:24 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua art lovers are being encouraged to open their wallets over the next two weeks, to help improve the lives of newborn babies. More >>

Play area for pooches prepared in Ascot Park

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 4:43 pm | Porirua City Council

Site works have begun on a fenced dog exercise area in Ascot Park in Porirua. More >>

Porirua: Make your mark on our draft District Plan

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 1:24 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City is seeking community feedback on its draft District Plan, which is being updated to make sure it enables economic and residential growth while protecting the things that make Porirua special. More >>

Musical masterclass aiming to build Latin ties

Tuesday, 2 October 2018, 3:43 pm | Porirua City Council

The sweet sounds of Argentina will float through Pātaka Gallery + Museum this week when a renowned musician looks to build closer ties with New Zealand through music. More >>

Planning for Porirua’s future growth

Wednesday, 26 September 2018, 10:19 am | Porirua City Council

Shaping the change and growth coming to Porirua will be the focus of a new Porirua City Council strategy that will soon call for public comment. More >>

Cash for cool ideas

Monday, 24 September 2018, 12:10 pm | Porirua City Council

If you’re a young person with a great idea Porirua City may have the funding you need to help make it happen. More >>

Bright future for Aotea Lagoon Railway

Monday, 17 September 2018, 2:15 pm | Porirua City Council

The popular miniature railway at Aotea Lagoon looks to have a safe future, with the Lions and Porirua City negotiating a new agreement to pay for ongoing maintenance and operation costs. More >>

Helicopter operation goes off without a hitch

Friday, 14 September 2018, 1:58 pm | Porirua City Council

The buzzing of a helicopter above Rangituhi/Colonial Knob this week was good news for residents and visitors to Porirua. The Wellington Helicopters chopper moved 155 tonnes of gravel on to Te Awa Utiwai trail, repairing damage caused by winter weather ... More >>

Celebrating Māori Language Day with bilingual signs

Friday, 14 September 2018, 9:33 am | Porirua City Council

A commitment has been made to put up signs in both Māori and English around the city, with the approach part of Porirua City Council’s partnership with Ngati Toa, and celebrating the city’s diversity and culture. More >>

Māori Language Week – Kia Kaha te Reo Māori

Friday, 7 September 2018, 3:32 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua will come alive to the sights and sounds of Te Reo Māori on Monday, as the city says Haere Mai to the 2018 Māori Language Week, Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori. More >>

Funding for projects to help young people shine

Thursday, 6 September 2018, 1:27 pm | Porirua City Council

Two projects that will see Porirua children experience sport and music, and build self-esteem, improve wellbeing and strengthen families will receive funding from Porirua City’s Making an Impact Fund. More >>

Porirua City Council maintains AA credit rating

Friday, 31 August 2018, 3:53 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council has again received a gold star by Standard & Poor’s with an AA credit rating. More >>

Porirua’s young leaders celebrated

Monday, 27 August 2018, 3:40 pm | Porirua City Council

An inspirational group of tamariki from across Porirua were celebrated today for their service to their schools and the community. More >>

Neon Night Walk to light up Rangituhi

Thursday, 23 August 2018, 10:29 am | Porirua City Council

Don’t be concerned if you see a lot of glowing people on the trails below Rangituhi in Porirua in late October. More >>

 

 

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