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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 >>

Canopies removal underway in Porirua City Centre

Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 3:51 pm | Porirua City Council

For the first time in 20 years light was able to shine into a section of Porirua City Centre after a section of canopies covering the street was removed. More >>

Wellington Amalgamation Debate at Risk

Friday, 5 December 2014, 3:35 pm | Porirua City Council

The debate over local government reform in Wellington shouldn’t be hijacked by politicians, Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett says. “If the first 20 hours since the Commission announcement are any indication, name calling and nastiness risks crowding ... More >>

National Award for Pauatahanui Burial Ground Roses

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 9:58 am | Porirua City Council

A passion for heritage roses has led to national recognition for a Porirua woman and the rose collection she has nurture for 23 years at the Pauatahanui Burial Ground in Porirua City. More >>

Children's Safety Top Priority With New Road Safety Measures

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 10:35 am | Porirua City Council

Papakowhai children will find the trip to and from school a lot safer with the introduction of new parking restrictions approved by Te Komiti today. The parking restrictions complement a Kea Crossing being introduced to help Papakowhai School children navigate ... More >>



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