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Residents’ views on Gambling and TAB Venues Policy sought

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 9:35 am | Porirua City Council

The Council is seeking residents’ views on changes to gambling policy as part of its three yearly review of the policy. More >>

Council approves draft Whitireia Park Management Plan

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 9:35 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council voted last night to support the draft Whitireia Park Management Plan with some clarifications. The Plan acknowledges that Titahi Golf Club is located on the Park and supports the Club's aspiration for an extension of this current leased ... More >>

Council passes bylaw to stop pollution going in the Harbour

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 9:14 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council last night passed a stormwater bylaw to control what people flush into the stormwater network to better protect Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbour. More >>

E-voting a step closer after Council decision

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 9:07 am | Porirua City Council

27 August 2015 E-voting a step closer after Council decision Electronic voting in Local Government elections is a step closer after Council last night voted to be involved in a pilot for next year’s elections. Mayor Nick Leggett said the Council ... More >>

New Reserve Honours Former Porirua Mayor Jenny Brash

Thursday, 20 August 2015, 11:09 am | Porirua City Council

New Reserve Honours Former Porirua Mayor Jenny Brash Former Porirua Mayor Jenny Brash’s service to the city is being celebrated with a new reserve in Aotea to be named after her. The name change was approved by Porirua City Council’s Te Komiti ... More >>

New Pataka Director welcomed

Friday, 7 August 2015, 9:57 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council is welcoming new Pataka Director Reuben Friend, a Titahi Bay resident, who starts on Monday. General Manager, Community Services, Euan Dempsey, said there had been strong applicants for the role. “Reuben stood out as an individual ... More >>

50th Anniversary Awards Dinner to mark Porirua’s birthday

Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 4:41 pm | Porirua City Council

Tickets are now on sale for the 50th Anniversary Awards Dinner at Te Rauparaha Arena on Saturday 3 October. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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