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Porirua's canopies coming down

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 8:05 pm | Porirua City Council

The Council is talking to affected businesses this week about when the canopies are coming down. The canopies were erected almost 20 years ago and are now being removed for safety reasons. After receiving expert consultant advice the Council ... More >>

Porirua City a Happy Place to Live, Say Residents

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 1:40 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua residents continue to be happy and enjoy a great quality of life, according to the latest bi-annual Quality of Life survey. More >>

Community group to set local water quality standards

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 9:59 am | Porirua City Council

Here’s a chance to help make a difference to the future of water quality standards across the catchment of Porirua Harbour, but be quick; applications close this month. More >>

Porirua Backs Nelson’s Gigatown Bid & Win for Region

Wednesday, 24 September 2014, 3:32 pm | Porirua City Council

After narrowly missing out on a spot in the Gigatown finals, Porirua City has struck up a partnership with Nelson to support its campaign. More >>

Porirua Park Hosts International Schools Rugby Battle

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 2:34 pm | Porirua City Council

Top schoolboy rugby talent will be on display at Porirua Park next week for a clash between school teams representing New Zealand, Australian and Fiji. More >>

Karl Maughan's colourful garden paintings go public

Monday, 22 September 2014, 10:22 am | Porirua City Council

Summer comes early at Pataka Art + Museum with new exhibition, Karl Maughan – A Clear Day More >>

Waitangirua residents urged to embrace Porirua's Planning

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 11:38 am | Porirua City Council

Waitangirua residents are being encouraged to come together at the next “Cuppa tea” community meeting to kick-start a village planning process to develop their neighbourhood. . More >>

Transformation of Porirua City Centre Begins

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 10:58 am | Porirua City Council

A green carpet of astro-turf is to be rolled out under the canopies in the first stage of a city centre makeover. More >>

Porirua’s Rapping Gigamayor Prepares for Final Battle

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 12:49 pm | Porirua City Council

The gloves are off - Porirua City is preparing to go into bat with Chorus to be included in the finals of the Gigatown competition. More >>

Porirua Teenagers urged to Read And Write

Monday, 8 September 2014, 2:08 pm | Porirua City Council

Multi-award winning author Fleur Beale will be urging Porirua’s young adults to read and write whatever they want, during a free public event organised by Porirua Public Library. More >>

US Marine Hall Future – Attracting Plenty of Comment

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 3:21 pm | Porirua City Council

Consultation around the future of the US Marine Hall in Titahi Bay is attracting plenty of community feedback. More >>

New Committee to Steer Harbour Work

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 2:16 pm | Porirua City Council

A new ‘hands on’ governance group that will provide tighter oversight of the implementation of the Porirua Harbour and Catchment Strategy and Action Plan had their first meeting today in Porirua. More >>

Wellington Airport Regional Community Award Finalists

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 2:15 pm | Porirua City Council

Volunteer groups in Porirua were recognised for their services to the people of Porirua in the Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards announced last night. More >>

Porirua Thanks Neighbours for Gigatown Support

Friday, 15 August 2014, 1:25 pm | Porirua City Council

Help is coming from Wellington City to Levin to keep Porirua in the top five of the Gigatown competition that will win us a place in the finals. “With just four weeks left in this first round of the competition we are very thankful to our neighbours’ ... More >>

Nick Leggett Beats Zombies to Connect Porirua to Fast Fibre

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 10:25 am | Porirua City Council

A new online game called Nick Leggett Fast Fibre has just been launched by Porirua City Council. Players help the Porirua Mayor connect homes and businesses with fast fibre and support Porirua’s bid to become New Zealand’s first Gigatown. Porirua ... More >>

Transmission Gully All Go

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 3:18 pm | Porirua City Council

News today that Transmission Gully Highway (TGH) is now a certainty after the signing of the contract between Wellington Gateway Partnership and the Transport Agency is fantastic, says Porirua City Council. "We’ve been waiting a long time for ... More >>

Flyover Decision Devastating - Mayor Nick Leggett

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 4:54 pm | Porirua City Council

The decision not to proceed with the Basin Reserve flyover is devastating for the Wellington region and is a classic example of why "some form of local government amalgamation needs to happen," says Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett. More >>

Council Considers Future Of Canopies

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 10:25 am | Porirua City Council

Council Considers Future Of Canopies The future of the canopies in Porirua City was considered this morning by the Council’s Te Komiti who recommend that they be removed in the next few months. Te Komiti and City Centre Committee Chairperson Euon Murrell ... More >>

PCC “Strong Financial Management” – Standard and Poor’s

Friday, 11 July 2014, 11:39 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council has just been assigned AA long-term rating and A-1+ short-term issuer credit ratings by Standard and Poor’s. Council Chief Executive Gary Simpson says the new credit ratings are excellent news and places the Council alongside the ... More >>

Porirua Mayor Pounds Pavement for Gigatown Porirua

Friday, 4 July 2014, 11:29 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett will be running from Porirua to Wellington next week to boost Porirua’s chances of winning Gigatown. Mayor Leggett will leave Porirua City Council at 10am on Sunday 13 July and expects to arrive at Wellington Railway Station ... More >>

 

 

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