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Fast tracking the resource consent

Friday, 22 September 2017, 11:07 am | Porirua City Council

Resource consents will no longer be needed for some activities in Porirua City, saving time and money for applicants by fast tracking the process. More >>

Funding boost helps keep Porirua kids safe in the water

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 1:18 pm | Porirua City Council

A funding boost has been given to Porirua City’s swim school which will see more children than ever taught vital water safety skills. More >>

Harbour report and plan shows a strategic approach

Friday, 15 September 2017, 2:13 pm | Porirua City Council

Completion of a new dune and wetland system to provide additional habitat for birdlife was a highlight in the Annual Report 2016/17: Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbour and Catchment Strategy and Action Plan. More >>

TEDx back at Pātaka with ideas worth spreading

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 9:24 am | Porirua City Council

Penguins, pay gaps and posture will be hot topics for 100 lucky TEDxWellingtonSalon ticket holders at Pātaka early next month. More >>

New Zealand’s first PopUp Business School comes to Porirua

Monday, 11 September 2017, 2:58 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua people wanting to start a business can get professional help next month when PopUp Business School comes to Porirua. The course will give you tools, confidence and knowledge to get your business up and running – and there are limited FREE ... More >>

Porirua’s first bilingual sign slows down traffic

Monday, 11 September 2017, 11:18 am | Porirua City Council

The kids of Takapūwāhia have one message for motorists - āta haere (slow down). More >>

Changes recommended for Porirua's dog rules

Thursday, 7 September 2017, 3:32 pm | Porirua City Council

A fenced dog park for Porirua will be part of the city’s Long-term Plan discussions after getting clear support from residents during a review of Porirua’s Dog Control Policy and Bylaw. More >>

Nominations Open for Porirua Sports Awards 2017

Friday, 1 September 2017, 12:40 pm | Porirua City Council

Nominations open for Porirua Sports Awards 2017 Calling all Porirua sportstars, sports teams and super coaches – nomination are open for the 2017 Porirua Sports Awards. The awards recognise, celebrate and reward sports people living in Porirua ... More >>

Porirua aims to cut landfill waste by a third

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 10:42 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua City and the other seven Councils in the Wellington region have a new joint plan aiming to reduce waste sent to landfills by a third over the next 10 years. The City Direction Committee today recommended the Council adopt the Wellington Region ... More >>

Project to restore and protect Porirua’s Camborne Walkway

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 3:55 pm | Porirua City Council

Preparations are underway to restore and protect Porirua’s popular Camborne Walkway, which has been hit hard by coastal erosion. More >>

Trophy hits town

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 4:17 pm | Porirua City Council

23 August 2017 Trophy hits town The Rugby League World Cup is coming to Porirua, giving locals the chance to see the trophy up close. More >>

Easy walking on newly upgraded Porirua walkway

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 2:14 pm | Porirua City Council

The views are ka pai and the walking is easy on a newly upgraded walkway behind Ascot Park in Porirua. More >>

Porirua Mayor congratulates winning builders

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 4:17 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua Mayor Mike Tana has congratulated the five Porirua building companies named as winners at the Wellington and Wairarapa House of the Year 2017 awards over the weekend. More >>

Porirua project receives $2 million freshwater grant

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 10:30 am | Porirua City Council

A wetland project designed to improve the quality of water flowing into Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbour and help address flooding has been given a $2 million boost by the Government. Environment Minister Nick Smith recently announced grants for freshwater improvement ... More >>

Porirua City gives nothing to racism

Monday, 7 August 2017, 2:22 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City is taking a stand against racism in New Zealand by becoming the first city to endorse a new campaign to tackle casual racism. More >>

Community pull together to shelter Pāuatahanui school kids

Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 9:43 am | Porirua City Council

Pāuatahanui school kids no longer have to wait in the rain for a bus, with the opening of a new bus shelter in the village this week. It’s been a real partnership project that started when the local kids, who catch buses to primary schools and ... More >>

New weather station confirms warmer Porirua

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 1:39 pm | Porirua City Council

New weather station confirms warmer Porirua It’s official - Porirua’s weather is warmer than we’ve been led to believe. The city’s new automatic weather station at Elsdon Park opened in in April. Prior to this our weather readings were taken ... More >>

Pataka Art+Museum - Kerry Ann Lee, 'Fruits in the Backwater'

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 9:40 am | Porirua City Council

Artist, Kerry Ann Lee’s new body of work celebrates Aotearoa New Zealand as a remote archipelago and an imaginative site of possibility – a place where diverse citizens have a chance to grow roots deeper than they might in more densely populated ... More >>

Peruvian “living treasure” brings bold tapestry designs

Monday, 10 July 2017, 3:48 pm | Porirua City Council

Peruvian “living treasure” brings bold tapestry designs to Porirua The dramatic, boldly colourful tapestries of “mega star” Peruvian weaver Máximo Laura are coming to Pātaka in Porirua this month. Laura has been named one of Peru’s “Living ... More >>

Porirua Mayor calls for plastic bag levy

Tuesday, 4 July 2017, 4:37 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua Mayor Mike Tana is one of 42 New Zealand mayors calling on central government to impose a compulsory charge on plastic bags and is encouraging the Porirua community to get behind the issue. Mayor Tana has signed an open letter to Associate Environment ... More >>



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