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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 >>

Cockles Coming Back in Pauatahanui Inlet

Thursday, 3 July 2014, 9:08 am | Porirua City Council

The health of Pauatahanui Inlet is being restored, judging by the big increase in cockle numbers recorded in the latest survey by the Guardians of Pauatahanui Inlet (GOPI). More >>

Pauatahanui Village Now on Reticulation

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 5:15 pm | Porirua City Council

Work to reticulate Pauatahanui Village is now fully operational with benefits to residents and the natural environment. More >>

Porirua Gigatown Bid to Benefit Region

Thursday, 19 June 2014, 2:13 pm | Porirua City Council

Wellington’s leaders are getting behind a bid for fast, affordable internet in Porirua that will offer benefits for the whole region. Porirua is the only North Island town in the running to make the finals in the Chorus-led Gigatown competition. ... More >>

Arbor Day Plantings Restore Trees Lost in Storms

Tuesday, 3 June 2014, 3:08 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett will plant with students from local schools to restore lost trees and help protect Porirua Harbour for Arbor Day 2014. More >>

Enjoy Top College Rugby at Porirua Park

Wednesday, 14 May 2014, 2:31 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council is partnering with College Sport Wellington to bring the Wellington leg of the Tranzit Coachlines 1st XV Festival to Porirua Park. More >>

PCC Appoints Wendy Walker to Gm Strategy & Planning

Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 12:56 pm | Porirua City Council

Wendy Walker has been appointed new General Manager Strategy & Planning for Porirua City Council and will take up the role next month. More >>

Porirua Harbour Survey

Wednesday, 5 March 2014, 12:15 pm | Porirua City Council

Residents living in the Porirua Harbour catchment will be surveyed beginning next week to get an understanding of what people know and do that has an impact on the health of the harbour. Porirua City, Wellington City and Greater Wellington Regional ... More >>

Healthier Homes with Free Insulation For Low-income Families

Friday, 31 January 2014, 12:47 pm | Porirua City Council

Low-income families can keep their families warm and healthy this winter by taking up a FREE programme to insulate their homes. People are eligible if: More >>

Rare Native Fish Found in Kenepuru Stream

Wednesday, 29 January 2014, 12:37 pm | Porirua City Council

A rare native fish, the Shortjaw Kokopu, has been found during a survey of streams in Porirua’s Bothamley Park. Porirua City Council engaged ecological contractors, Wildland Consultants Ltd, to survey the native fish living in the streams within ... More >>

SPCA help de-sex your pet

Wednesday, 22 January 2014, 2:20 pm | Porirua City Council

If your dog or cat needs neutering, you can now get it done at the Council’s Animal Pound by the SPCA veterinary caravan. Thanks to a grant from the Mana Community Grants Foundation the SPCA caravan will be at the Prosser Street premises until the middle ... More >>

PCC Ready to Discuss Transmission Gully Link Roads Contract

Monday, 2 December 2013, 4:08 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council Mayor Nick Leggett, has welcomed the announcement by NZTA Chief Executive Geoff Dangerfield, that a consortium has been selected for NZTA to enter into preferred bidder negotiations with for the Transmission Gully Highway project. ... More >>

‘Call us GTown’: Porirua's Chorus Gigatown Bid

Tuesday, 29 October 2013, 3:24 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City is ready to claim the mantle of GTown, announcing its bid today in the Chorus Gigatown competition. More >>

Battle of the Bridge - Let the Battle Begin

Tuesday, 29 October 2013, 2:23 pm | Porirua City Council

School pride and serious bragging rights are at stake for Porirua’s secondary schools as the inaugural interschool sporting event – The Battle Of The Bridge – begins on 6 November. More >>

Youthful Outlooks to Lead Porirua City

Tuesday, 22 October 2013, 3:29 pm | Porirua City Council

Nick Leggett, New Zealand’s youngest Mayor of New Zealand’s youngest city, has today announced the appointment of 35 year old Councillor ‘Ana Coffey; together, the youngest mayoral team in the country. More >>

Council Position Upheld by Environment Court

Thursday, 17 October 2013, 5:23 pm | Porirua City Council

Costs of $34,500 have been awarded against Titahi Bay resident Brian Warburton after taking Porirua City Council and the Greater Wellington Regional Council to the Environment Court. More >>



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