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Candidates for Local Elections announced

Saturday, 17 August 2019, 12:24 pm | Porirua City Council

The preliminary list of candidates for this year’s local elections is now available, after nominations closed at noon yesterday. The voting period begins on 20 September and closes at midday on 12 October. List of Candidates (the number in brackets shows ... More >>

Porirua City Council statement on logo and branding

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 1:37 pm | Porirua City Council

Our logo is not the smiley face avatars that we have used since 2017 on social media to make ourselves easily identified on Facebook and Twitter. Our avatars did not cost $98,000. The cost of these was $875. More >>

Council make savings as emissions cut

Friday, 2 August 2019, 10:31 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council has cut greenhouse gas emissions from its properties by more than a third since 2012, saving more than $3 million in the process. More >>

Board members sought for eastern Porirua Development

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 9:12 am | Porirua City Council

Members of the public with deep connections to eastern Porirua are being sought for Te Pae whakahou Hapori (I Porirua ki Rawhiti) – Eastern Porirua Regeneration Advisory Board (Te Pae/the Board). In November 2018, the Government announced plans ... More >>

Airport Awards highlight community champions

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 1:34 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua recognised a number of worthy community organisations at the Wellington Airport Community Awards on Tuesday night (16 July). More >>

Bilingual signs for Porirua

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 10:34 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua City is implementing bilingual signage to reflect our commitment to te reo Māori and the importance of our mana whenua. More >>

Porirua moves with the changing world

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 2:39 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council is developing a strategy, Te Ao Hurihuri (the changing world), to address the effects of climate change on the city, with community engagement a vital part of the process. More >>

Porirua’s Annual Plan for 2019/20 signals significant growth

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 1:41 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council last night adopted its Annual Plan while flagging some challenging and exciting times ahead for the city. More >>

Matariki set to shine in Porirua

Monday, 24 June 2019, 4:56 pm | Porirua City Council

Music, movies, markets and more will help mark Matariki 2019 in Porirua City. A wide range of city events at Te Rauparaha Arena, at Pātaka and across Te Manawa will offer something for everybody during June and July. Council Manager Events Helen ... More >>

Dash Swim School makes a splash

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 8:38 am | Porirua City Council

Alongside its innovative learn-to-swim programme, Dash Swim School has launched a new SwimDesk system for Dash instructors to track and manage students’ progress. More >>

Never miss a recycling day again

Friday, 31 May 2019, 10:57 am | Porirua City Council

Antenno – a free mobile app that sends out useful updates about things like water outages, road closures and recycling days – is proving a hit in Porirua. More >>

Living Wage for Porirua City Council workers

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 5:50 pm | Porirua City Council

A recommendation by City Direction Committe Chair 'Ana Coffey to introduce the Living Wage for Council employees, was supported by the committee. More >>

The Post Hotel opens as the first of its kind in Porirua

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 1:39 pm | Porirua City Council

Ian Cassels, Director of The Wellington Company is enthusiastic about Porirua’s inevitable growth, so much so that he has opened his first hotel in the city – The Post Hotel. More >>

Open days for Plimmerton Farm District Plan change

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 1:38 pm | Porirua City Council

The Council is holding two open days for the community to learn about a proposal to extend the city’s urban area from Plimmerton to Pukerua Bay. More >>

Glitz and glamour at Te Rauparaha Arena

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 9:02 am | Porirua City Council

Sequins and sparkles will be on show as Porirua’s Te Rauparaha Arena hosts the Ballroom Dance National Championships this Queen’s Birthday weekend. More >>

Celebrate Samoa Language Week in Porirua

Friday, 24 May 2019, 11:52 am | Porirua City Council

Talofa lava. This Monday (27 May) we begin the first of 2019’s Pacific Language Weeks – Samoa Language Week. More >>

Porirua welcomes visitors for the ANZ Premiership final

Friday, 24 May 2019, 9:51 am | Porirua City Council

The ANZ Premiership netball final in Porirua has been confirmed and the city welcomes visitors with open arms. More >>

Age-old printing methods brought to fore at new exhibition

Monday, 20 May 2019, 3:17 pm | Porirua City Council

Historically renowned hand printing methods that explore time and women’s journeys through time is coming to Pātaka Art + Museum in May. Navigating Worlds, a new exhibition and workshop from print artist Prue MacDougall is coming exclusively to Pātaka’s ... More >>

Online gaming can benefit mental wellbeing

Monday, 13 May 2019, 1:22 pm | Porirua City Council

A workshop in Porirua will help parents and teachers explore how online gaming can be good for young people’s health and wellbeing. More >>

Inspiring tech talk

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 2:06 pm | Porirua City Council

Helping make her colleagues’ jobs run smoothly is one of the things Porirua City Council’s Chanel Pilcher-Landgraf likes about working in the technology sector. More >>



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