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Cobham Court Market on the menu

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 10:50 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua City centre is undergoing a transformation to a vibrant hub for business, activity and entertainment. As part of that Porirua City Council is seeking organisations or an experienced operator to manage a new high quality market in Cobham Court, with ... More >>

Questions & Answers - 8 February 2017

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 2:27 pm | Porirua City Council

1. JAMES SHAW (Co-Leader—Green) to the Minister for Climate Change Issues : Does she stand by her statement that "we have an ambitious programme of work that is going on around climate change issues"? More >>

Council’s swim school boosted by Water Safety NZ funding

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 2:16 pm | Porirua City Council

Around 1,500 Porirua children will be taught essential water safety skills by Dash Swim School thanks to funding from Water Safety New Zealand. More >>

Jazz, blues and rock at Porirua’s free Summer Concert Series

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 10:55 am | Porirua City Council

Bring a picnic and your dancing shoes to Porirua’s Aotea Lagoon for the free Summer Concert Series next weekend from 17 to 19 February. More >>

Porirua’s Peace Memorial to be upgraded

Thursday, 2 February 2017, 11:16 am | Porirua City Council

A memorial wall acknowledging the local people who have died as a result of war will form part of a major upgrade of Porirua’s Peace Memorial on Te Rauparaha Park. More >>

Apartment living coming to Porirua city centre

Thursday, 2 February 2017, 10:54 am | Porirua City Council

Revitalisation of Porirua’s city centre has been given boost with plans for the city’s first residential apartments – in the former NZ Post building in Serlby Place and an exciting modular apartment development in Station Road. The sale of ... More >>

Multi-cultural walk launches Porirua’s massive Waitangi Day

Tuesday, 31 January 2017, 12:34 pm | Porirua City Council

Bring your national flag for a multi-cultural walk to launch Porirua’s massive Waitangi Day Festival of the Elements this Monday. More >>

Skate Park wins Mural Masterpieces Award

Thursday, 26 January 2017, 9:27 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua Skate Park has had an award-winning makeover, with its new 3D mural winning first place for Best Professional Mural in the 2016 Resene Mural Masterpieces Awards. More >>

Big guns out for Porirua’s Symphony at the Lagoon this month

Monday, 9 January 2017, 3:17 pm | Porirua City Council

Cannon fire will sound alongside light opera when Orchestra Wellington performs at Porirua’s Aotea Lagoon next week. More >>

Update on the earthquake and flooding response

Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 1:07 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council has been working hard to clear the backlog of jobs from the 7.8 magnitude earthquake on 14 November and subsequent flooding and ongoing aftershocks. More >>

FIRE SONG - Film screening and discussion

Monday, 12 December 2016, 1:39 pm | Porirua City Council

Written and directed by Canadian filmmaker and screenwriter Adam Garnet Jones, Fire Song is a Canadian film that magnifies the life of a young, queer First Nations man forced to choose between his community and the world beyond. Struggling to support ... More >>

Porirua’s new splash pad designed for fun

Tuesday, 6 December 2016, 2:49 pm | Porirua City Council

The fun will be wet and wild at Aotea Lagoon’s new splash pad when it opens next year. More >>

Building purchased for Porirua Emergency Operations Centre

Friday, 2 December 2016, 2:33 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council successfully purchased 2b Raiha Street for $1.5 million at auction yesterday to house the city’s Porirua Emergency Operations Centre. More >>

Porirua spirit strong

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 4:18 pm | Porirua City Council

Mayor Mike Tana says the Porirua spirit is alive and well – with people pulling together in the face of days of earthquakes, floods and major slips across the city. “It’s been tough for everyone and yet people have still taken time to help others. ... More >>

New governance structure for Porirua City Council

Thursday, 27 October 2016, 4:21 pm | Porirua City Council

Mayor Mike Tana today announced the appointment of the Deputy Mayor, committee Chairs and a new committee structure for Porirua City Council, following the inauguration ceremony of the new council last night (Wednesday 25 October) at Pātaka. “I’m ... More >>

Porirua kiosk scoops three awards

Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 4:38 pm | Porirua City Council

The vibrant kiosk in the city centre’s Cobham Court has hit the trifecta, winning awards for design, use of colour and for its architecture in three separate competitions. More >>

Council’s community bus gives kids a ticket to ride

Monday, 10 October 2016, 12:49 pm | Porirua City Council

Today’s trip transporting Glenview School students to the Aquatic Centre for water safety lessons marked the first of many journeys for Te Pahi: The Porirua City Council Community School Bus. More >>

New weather station for Porirua

Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 10:15 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua residents will soon receive more reliable weather forecasts with the imminent installation of an automated weather station on Elsdon Park. Currently Porirua’s weather forecasts are based on data gathered from Mana Island where the current weather ... More >>

Arena Aquatic Centre closure

Friday, 22 July 2016, 3:50 pm | Porirua City Council

As a precaution, Porirua City Council closed its Arena Aquatic Centre this afternoon after confirmation today of five cases of cryptosporidiosis were linked to the pool. “The people who became ill swam in the pool between 19 and 26 June, says Pools ... More >>

City growth helps reduce rates in Porirua

Friday, 10 June 2016, 2:52 pm | Porirua City Council

There was robust discussion by the Council yesterday on the Annual Plan for 2016/17, which includes providing $200,000 to raise the pay of those staff on or around the minimum wage. The result is an average rate increase of 3.3 per cent. More >>



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