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Government employment in Porirua grows

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 3:03 pm | Porirua City Council

Around 350 government employees will relocate to a new space in Porirua. Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) people will start to occupy the refurbished office space in the former Target building on Heriot Drive from 27 November. More >>

Measina Festival – Porirua’s contemporary cultural treasure

Friday, 10 November 2017, 2:45 pm | Porirua City Council

New Zealand’s most talented Pasifika artists will be on show at next month’s annual Measina Festival. More >>

Festive family fun at Christmas in the Park

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 2:20 pm | Porirua City Council

Christmas is coming and Porirua City is celebrating with an evening of festive family fun at Te Rauparaha Park on 2 December. Christmas in the Park will have something for everyone with Christmas carols, live music, free activities for kids and lots ... More >>

Porirua’s environmentally friendly community carwash

Monday, 6 November 2017, 1:05 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council and auto-parts store Repco have teamed up to make a popular car-washing site, for groups holding fundraisers, environmentally friendly. The free car washing facility near the store now diverts all the soapy run-off into the sewer ... More >>

Kaikoura Earthquake Anniversary: Head for the hills

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 2:02 pm | Porirua City Council

To mark the anniversary of the Kaikoura earthquake Porirua City Council staff will join others around the region and walk off the job to practice a tsunami evacuation. More >>

Virtuoso Strings Charitable Trust wins Supreme Award

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 2:14 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City congratulates Virtuoso Strings Charitable Trust, who took out the Supreme Award and also won the Arts and Culture category at the Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards last night. More >>

Porirua Sports Awards 2017 Winners Announced

Friday, 27 October 2017, 1:20 pm | Porirua City Council

Mark Sorenson, World Championship winning Black Sox coach, took out the Premier Award at last night’s Porirua Sports Awards 2017. The winners were announced last night at the awards dinner at Te Rauparaha Arena. More >>

Wow, what a year – Porirua City’s Annual Report released

Friday, 27 October 2017, 11:11 am | Porirua City Council

Exciting projects, a local body election and extreme weather are just some of the things highlighted in Porirua City’s Annual Report 2016/17 and Annual Report 2016/17 Summary , which were published recently. More >>

Porirua City’s Long-term Plan

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 4:32 pm | Porirua City Council

Council and community to work on Porirua City’s Long-term Plan Making it easy for residents and businesses to have their say on Porirua’s Long-term Plan was discussed at this morning’s City Direction Committee meeting. Our approach is to ... More >>

Football world record attempt celebrates diversity

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 11:25 am | Porirua City Council

A continuous 12-hour game of 5-a-side football in Porirua aims not only to set a double world record, but to celebrate New Zealand’s cultural diversity. On 11 November the Footy for All Charitable Trust will hold its “Celebration of Cultural Diversity” ... More >>

Safety in the spotlight: Porirua

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 6:33 pm | Porirua City Council

Safety in the spotlight Safety in and around your home will be the focus of an exciting event in Porirua’s city centre next week. The Wellness and Safety Pop-Up Hub features demonstrations and activities from more than a dozen organisations with the chance ... More >>

Pasifika/Māori focus for business ideas in Porirua

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 2:30 pm | Porirua City Council

Pasifika/Māori focus for business ideas in Porirua People wanting to try their hand at launching a startup business can put their ideas and skills into action at Porirua’s Startup Weekend Pasifika. More >>

Porirua: Make your mark on our city

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 2:22 pm | Porirua City Council

Make your mark on our city Share your great ideas for Porirua’s future as we review our District Plan. Consultation began this week on the plan that will guide Porirua’s future land use and development over the next 10 to 30 years. “This is a fantastic ... More >>

It’s full steam ahead for Aotea Lagoon’s miniature train

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 9:54 am | Porirua City Council

The popular miniature train at Aotea Lagoon in Porirua is back on track. More >>

Diwali celebrations in Porirua

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 4:02 pm | Porirua City Council

Diwali will be celebrated in Porirua this weekend, bringing together communities and cultures at the vibrant festival of lights. Mungavin Hall will be filled with colourful dance, music, food and stalls from 11am to 4pm on Saturday 14 October. ... More >>

Make your mark on our city

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 5:26 pm | Porirua City Council

Everyone will have the chance to share their great ideas for Porirua’s future, following today’s City Delivery Committee recommendation to begin community engagement on the District Plan review. More >>

Porirua City needs 1,000 pairs of feet to win challenge

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 3:44 pm | Porirua City Council

5 October 2017 Porirua City needs 1,000 pairs of feet to win global challenge More >>

Menzshed Coming to Porirua

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 10:33 am | Porirua City Council

The City Delivery Committee today recommended that the Council approve a lease for the charity to use part of reserve land at the city’s nursery on Sievers Grove. More >>

Exciting Adventure Park coming to Porirua

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 8:25 am | Porirua City Council

New Zealand’s newest adventure park, offering an exciting array of activities, will be built on the hills and surrounding area of Porirua’s Rangituhi / Colonial Knob. More >>

Lions leave gift for Porirua kids

Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 4:48 pm | Porirua City Council

When the British and Irish Lions rugby team roared into town, they left behind a gift for our city’s young people. More >>

 

 

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