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Strategy vital to manage Porirua growth

Friday, 14 December 2018, 12:40 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City’s population is likely to grow by 25,000 with an additional 10,000 homes over the next 30 years with significant changes in land use following the completion of Transmission Gully Motorway and other large scale projects planned for the city. More >>

Porirua City’s annual plan will keep to Long-term Plan

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 10:23 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua City’s annual plan will keep to Long-term Plan Porirua City Council agreed last night to keep to its current plan and budget for 2019-20 with no new spending. “This will mean no traditional consultation on budget items. Instead the Council ... More >>

Work to begin sooner on busy Kenepuru intersection

Monday, 10 December 2018, 12:26 pm | Porirua City Council

Upgrade work on the busy Kenepuru Drive/Raiha Street intersection has been brought forward by two years, without affecting the timing of other major roading work in Porirua City. More >>

Safer speeds for rural roads

Monday, 10 December 2018, 11:12 am | Porirua City Council

Speed limits will be lowered to 60km/h on some Porirua rural roads, to make them safer for motorists and residents and tie in with the reduced speed limit on State Highway 58. More >>

Porirua Grand Traverse invites all ages and abilities

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 3:24 pm | Porirua City Council

Summer fitness goals don’t come much better than the Porirua Grand Traverse. Established in 2006, the multi-faceted race around Porirua’s fabulous hills, forests, coastlines and waterways has become an annual highlight on the sporting and events calendar ... More >>

Family fun day at Battle Hill Farm

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 11:25 am | Porirua City Council

The popular annual Eat, Drink and Be Crafty fair is being held on Saturday, 26 January at Battle Hill Farm off Paekakariki Hill Rd, Pāuatahanui. More >>

Award-winning play comes to Pātaka

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 3:06 pm | Porirua City Council

A stage play that examines the theme of tino rangatira in a stark future where water is no longer free is coming to Pātaka Art Gallery and Museum in early December. More >>

Te Rauparaha Arena wins Venue of the Year

Friday, 30 November 2018, 3:35 pm | Porirua City Council

Te Rauparaha Arena is used to hosting events where silverware is won – now it has a trophy of its own. More >>

Pop Up Project provides a boost to Māori culture in Porirua

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 4:04 pm | Porirua City Council

A group of community-minded entrepreneurs are using new technology to promote Māori and Pasifika culture by setting up shop in Porirua. More >>

Harbour report highlights fast-tracked infrastructure invest

Monday, 26 November 2018, 4:09 pm | Porirua City Council

Bringing forward stormwater and wastewater infrastructure investment will make the most tangible difference to our harbour’s health, according to this year’s Annual Harbour Report. More >>

Daniel Hillier wins big at Porirua Sports Awards

Friday, 9 November 2018, 11:45 am | Porirua City Council

Golfers and water sportspeople made a splash at the Porirua Sports Awards at Te Rauparaha Arena on Thursday. More >>

Trade Show at Porirua’s City Hub

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 4:29 pm | Porirua City Council

Check out the latest wares and ideas from Porirua’s PopUp Business School at their Trade Show at 4 Lydney Place North, Porirua from 1–2:30pm on Tuesday 13 November. More >>

Echoes of ancient Japan in new ceramic art exhibition

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 2:33 pm | Porirua City Council

A unique exhibition of ceramic artworks made using a 500-year-old Japanese creative process will arrive at Pātaka Gallery + Museum in December. More >>

Cream of New Zealand art returns to Pātaka in December

Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 3:38 pm | Porirua City Council

An exhibition of the best work from New Zealand’s most prestigious and longest-standing contemporary art awards returns to Porirua in December. Artworks of the winners and finalists of this year’s Wallace Art Awards will once again be showcased at Pātaka ... More >>

A snapshot of New Zealand’s troubled past comes to Pātaka

Wednesday, 7 November 2018, 1:30 pm | Porirua City Council

An exhibition commemorating a fatal battle over land rights between Ngāti Toa Rangatira and European settlers is coming to Pātaka Gallery + Museum this December. The Pale History collection tells the story of the Wairau Incident, when Ngāti Toa chief ... More >>

Motorbikes create a nuisance in Porirua parks

Friday, 2 November 2018, 10:40 am | Porirua City Council

As the warmer weather arrives, unfortunately so does the sound of zooming motorbikes in Porirua’s parks and reserves. More >>

Council welcomes $1.5 billion investment in Porirua City

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 12:08 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council applauds today’s announcement by the Government to invest $1.5 billion over 25 years in Porirua City. More >>

Working together for prosperity in Porirua City

Thursday, 25 October 2018, 11:00 am | Porirua City Council

A plan for Porirua City’s continued economic growth will help the city play to its strengths, by focusing on where we can make the biggest impact and supporting the big projects already underway. More >>

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 >>



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