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Launch of te reo music video made in Porirua

Monday, 27 July 2015, 10:10 am | Porirua City Council

A new te reo music video shot on location in Porirua is being launched to mark Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori, Māori Language Week, which starts today. More >>

Free and fast Wi-Fi in Porirua by the end of the year

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 2:00 pm | Porirua City Council

22 July 2015 Free and fast Wi-Fi in Porirua by the end of the year More >>

Revised Harbour Strategy Released

Tuesday, 7 July 2015, 9:29 am | Porirua City Council

A revised strategy and action plan to clean up and improve our harbour was released today. The Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbour and Catchment Strategy and Action Plan 2015 has been reviewed and amended after its first three-yearly review. The document reaffirms ... More >>

Long-term Plan for Porirua focussed on future

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 2:21 pm | Porirua City Council

Long-term Plan for Porirua focussed on future Porirua City Council adopted its Long-term Plan last night with a focus on getting the basics right and weighing competing priorities with limited resources to ensure a better future for Porirua. “This is a belt and ... More >>

New awards to mark Porirua’s 50th birthday

Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 1:56 pm | Porirua City Council

New awards to mark Porirua’s 50th birthday Whether they be a tall totara or a small hebe; if you know someone who has made a positive difference to Porirua City then you can nominate them for a new award. Mayor Nick Leggett said the one-off awards ... More >>

Porirua residents continue to rate council services highly

Friday, 22 May 2015, 10:24 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua residents continue to have a high level of satisfaction with most of the Council’s services, facilities and performance areas, Porirua City Council’s Te Komiti heard today. More >>

Turf transfer gets green light

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 11:49 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council’s Te Komiti agreed to take over the Bernie Wood Synthetic Sports Field in Ascot Park at a meeting today. “This decision is a win-win-win; for the trust operating the field, for the Council and for the community,” said ... More >>

Wellington Region gets positive report card

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 1:17 pm | Porirua City Council

The Wellington Region’s emergency management capability has increased by 50 per cent over the past three years, new Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management analysis shows. The region’s nine councils agreed in 2012 to combine their response ... More >>

Council to work with potential Trash Palace operators

Thursday, 30 April 2015, 1:44 pm | Porirua City Council

The Porirua City Council is talking with several operators interested in taking over the operation of Trash Palace and the inorganic waste collection service. More >>

Downer Wins Porirua Roading Contract

Tuesday, 28 April 2015, 9:41 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council is pleased to announce that the 2015-2020 Road Maintenance Contract has been let to Downer New Zealand Ltd. Downer has a long standing relationship with the Porirua City Council and has been building roading infrastructure in New ... More >>

Porirua Market Out for Tender

Friday, 10 April 2015, 2:18 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council is seeking tenders for a Saturday market, to be held in the Porirua city centre. More >>

Council purchases Post Office Building

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 12:21 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council has purchased the Post Office Building in the CBD as part of plans to revitalise the city centre. More >>

Porirua’s Long-Term Plan – Securing the Future

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 12:00 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council signed off its draft Long-term Plan (LTP) last night with a focus on balancing the books as well as investing more in infrastructure. More >>

Challenge to clean up coast in one day

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 10:45 am | Porirua City Council

The Spark Foundation and the Council are planning on cleaning up the whole of Porirua’s coastline in one day. More >>

Porirua kids at heart of decision making

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 8:59 am | Porirua City Council

Unveiling the Children’s Priority as the centrepiece of the Council’s new Long Term Plan, Mayor Nick Leggett said that measuring policy and funding decisions against the interests of the city's children and young people is a "brand new bottom ... More >>

Bothamley Park ‘Stream Extreme’ day

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 12:39 pm | Porirua City Council

Explore Porirua’s stream-life during Bothamley Park ‘Stream Extreme’ day. Discover the freshwater creatures living in Bothamley Park - Porirua’s green heart - during an open day on Saturday, March 28. Join school children guiding exploration tours ... More >>

HeARTworks project launched

Monday, 9 March 2015, 1:32 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua secondary school students have a unique opportunity to create and learn alongside award winning artist Michel Tuffery as part of a new collaborative project to be launched this evening. More >>

First stages of city centre revitalisation given go ahead

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 2:13 pm | Porirua City Council

City centre workers and visitors will soon have a new green space to sit and enjoy lunch. More >>

Porirua Council makes submission in support of amalgamation

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 2:02 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Councillors today confirmed support for the Local Government Commission draft proposal for Wellington Councils to merge, but with Wairarapa standing apart. “The reality is that our communities are regionally interconnected and dependent ... More >>

Canopy Free Conversations

Friday, 30 January 2015, 5:28 pm | Porirua City Council

Mayor Nick Leggett is calling on his community to come to a free barbecue in the new canopy-free city centre this Monday. More >>

 

 

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