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Dash Swim School makes a splash

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 8:38 am | Porirua City Council

Alongside its innovative learn-to-swim programme, Dash Swim School has launched a new SwimDesk system for Dash instructors to track and manage students’ progress. More >>

Never miss a recycling day again

Friday, 31 May 2019, 10:57 am | Porirua City Council

Antenno – a free mobile app that sends out useful updates about things like water outages, road closures and recycling days – is proving a hit in Porirua. More >>

Living Wage for Porirua City Council workers

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 5:50 pm | Porirua City Council

A recommendation by City Direction Committe Chair 'Ana Coffey to introduce the Living Wage for Council employees, was supported by the committee. More >>

The Post Hotel opens as the first of its kind in Porirua

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 1:39 pm | Porirua City Council

Ian Cassels, Director of The Wellington Company is enthusiastic about Porirua’s inevitable growth, so much so that he has opened his first hotel in the city – The Post Hotel. More >>

Open days for Plimmerton Farm District Plan change

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 1:38 pm | Porirua City Council

The Council is holding two open days for the community to learn about a proposal to extend the city’s urban area from Plimmerton to Pukerua Bay. More >>

Glitz and glamour at Te Rauparaha Arena

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 9:02 am | Porirua City Council

Sequins and sparkles will be on show as Porirua’s Te Rauparaha Arena hosts the Ballroom Dance National Championships this Queen’s Birthday weekend. More >>

Celebrate Samoa Language Week in Porirua

Friday, 24 May 2019, 11:52 am | Porirua City Council

Talofa lava. This Monday (27 May) we begin the first of 2019’s Pacific Language Weeks – Samoa Language Week. More >>

Porirua welcomes visitors for the ANZ Premiership final

Friday, 24 May 2019, 9:51 am | Porirua City Council

The ANZ Premiership netball final in Porirua has been confirmed and the city welcomes visitors with open arms. More >>

Age-old printing methods brought to fore at new exhibition

Monday, 20 May 2019, 3:17 pm | Porirua City Council

Historically renowned hand printing methods that explore time and women’s journeys through time is coming to Pātaka Art + Museum in May. Navigating Worlds, a new exhibition and workshop from print artist Prue MacDougall is coming exclusively to Pātaka’s ... More >>

Online gaming can benefit mental wellbeing

Monday, 13 May 2019, 1:22 pm | Porirua City Council

A workshop in Porirua will help parents and teachers explore how online gaming can be good for young people’s health and wellbeing. More >>

Inspiring tech talk

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 2:06 pm | Porirua City Council

Helping make her colleagues’ jobs run smoothly is one of the things Porirua City Council’s Chanel Pilcher-Landgraf likes about working in the technology sector. More >>

Enhancing beach-side property for Titahi Bay

Tuesday, 23 April 2019, 3:05 pm | Porirua City Council

Plans to enhance a beautiful piece of city-owned land in Titahi Bay are kicking off with community discussions on what people would like to see at the beach-side property. The land at 19 and 21 Bay Drive consists of a total of 7747m2 including ... More >>

Council humbled by response to Christchurch attacks

Wednesday, 10 April 2019, 4:06 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council has been humbled by the outpouring of love and kindness from the community after the Friday afternoon of March 15. More >>

Shine a light on Porirua’s local heroes

Wednesday, 10 April 2019, 3:16 pm | Porirua City Council

Volunteers who go the extra mile to make a difference across our city will be recognised at this year’s annual Porirua Civic Awards. More >>

Porirua’s outdoor smokefree areas expanded

Friday, 5 April 2019, 11:51 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua City has expanded its smokefree areas to include beaches, the city centre and all Council-owned and managed sites. More >>

Porirua residents invited to talk to Councillors about plans

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 4:42 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City’s elected members will be inviting Porirua residents and businesses to discuss the city’s plans for the year ahead. The Annual Plan 2019/20 is keeping to what’s in the city’s Long-term Plan but residents can still have a say, says ... More >>

Fireworks up for discussion

Thursday, 4 April 2019, 4:17 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City will ask residents for their views on the private sale and use of fireworks, before deciding whether to lobby Government for a ban. The Elsdon Residents Association, with the support of an advocate kaumatua of Ngāti Toa Rangatira, has asked Council ... More >>

Porirua Mayor Urges Support of National Remembrance Service

Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 10:26 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua Mayor Mike Tana is urging people from his city to support Friday’s National Remembrance Service in Wellington. More >>

Antenno a new tool for info & reporting

Monday, 25 March 2019, 12:10 pm | Porirua City Council

The Council is rolling out a new tool as part of its focus on improving customer service and communication. The free mobile app Antenno sends helpful updates on things like water outages, traffic snarl ups and road closures, along with posts about events, ... More >>

Latest on Porirua Adventure Park

Monday, 25 March 2019, 12:02 pm | Porirua City Council

A gondola ride, zipline, wave simulator, cafés, walking and cycling tracks are all part of what’s proposed for the Porirua Adventure Park at Spicer Botanical Park/Te Rāhui o Rangituhi. More >>



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