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Porirua pays tribute to lives lost in Christchurch

Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 3:53 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City will stand as one to honour the people tragically killed at two Christchurch mosques last week. More >>

Inspiring Māori filmmakers feature in Pātaka exhibition

Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 11:01 am | Porirua City Council

The influence a pair of trailblazing indigenous filmmakers has had on a generation of modern-day artists is the focus of a moving new exhibition coming to Pātaka Gallery + Museum. More >>

Quality hoops on show in Porirua

Friday, 15 March 2019, 1:34 pm | Porirua City Council

Quality hoops on show in Porirua Porirua and Ngāti Toa-raised Jordan Ngatai is looking forward to shooting hoops at Te Rauparaha Arena. The Wellington Saints, Breakers and Tall Blacks forward is back in Porirua for the WIBC Indigenous Basketball Tournament, ... More >>

Bedford Street opens with rousing haka and song

Friday, 15 March 2019, 10:25 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua’s newest community gathering and play space opened this week in Cannons Creek with the voices of young people loud and proud. More >>

Celebrating Te Manawa – the vibrant heart of our city centre

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 11:22 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua’s city centre has a new name – Te Manawa – gifted by Ngāti Toa Rangatira to reflect its transformation. Te Manawa means a central place where many people gather, and their hearts beat as one, says Mayor Mike Tana. “The name reflects ... More >>

A world of learning available through Porirua Library

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 11:16 am | Porirua City Council

An online training resource that gives the user access to more than 5000 courses in everything from computer programming to becoming a graphic designer is now available through Porirua Library. More >>

Porirua Arts Trail back bigger and better than ever

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 10:10 am | Porirua City Council

A diverse community festival that takes everything from painting and weaving to 3D printing and textiling out of artist’s homes and displays it across Porirua, returns next weekend. More >>

Japanese honeysuckle to get butterfly attack treatment

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 11:16 am | Porirua City Council

Honshu White Admiral butterflies will be on the offensive in Bothamley Park in Porirua to help slow the spread of the destructive Japanese honeysuckle. More >>

Wilson takes stock of trip of a lifetime to Abu Dhabi

Wednesday, 27 February 2019, 11:27 am | Porirua City Council

Wilson Stock said he will be one of the older players in the New Zealand team in Abu Dhabi and will have the responsibility of helping out his teammates on and off the court. More >>

Te Ara Piko takes a big step towards milestone

Friday, 15 February 2019, 10:56 am | Porirua City Council

The opening of the latest section of Te Ara Piko pathway brings the project ever closer to a significant milestone of a safe path around the north side of the Pāuatahanui Inlet. More >>

Kids take charge of new play area in Cannons Creek

Friday, 1 February 2019, 10:55 am | Porirua City Council

Work has begun on a bare reserve in Porirua’s east that will be transformed into a play area for young people and their whānau. The space, Bedford Reserve, is a patch of ground between Cannons Creek swimming pool and the Whanau Centre. Ground ... More >>

Unclaimed ashes waiting at Whenua Tapu Cemetery

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, 3:28 pm | Porirua City Council

Whenua Tapu Cemetery and Crematorium in Porirua would like to find the family members of more than 20 sets of unclaimed ashes. More >>

Check out our vibrant city centre

Friday, 25 January 2019, 3:34 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua’s city centre has taken another step in its transformation into a vibrant commercial and social hub. More >>

Waterfront Waitangi Day for Porirua

Friday, 25 January 2019, 9:35 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua’s beautiful harbour will again provide the backdrop for this year’s Waitangi Day commemorations in the city. More >>

Well-known Titahi Bay macrocarpa to come down

Friday, 18 January 2019, 9:09 am | Porirua City Council

A decades-old macrocarpa tree in Titahi Bay is to be removed, after regular branches falling off were deemed a hazard to a nearby homeowner and users of a public walkway. More >>

Waitangi Day photo tells its own story

Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 2:07 pm | Porirua City Council

There might be 80 years between them, but the connection is as strong as it could possibly be. More >>

Making it Happen for community groups

Monday, 17 December 2018, 11:56 am | Porirua City Council

More than $15,000 has been given to community organisations that support young people in the latest round of Porirua City’s Making it Happen fund. More >>

Strategy vital to manage Porirua growth

Friday, 14 December 2018, 12:40 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City’s population is likely to grow by 25,000 with an additional 10,000 homes over the next 30 years with significant changes in land use following the completion of Transmission Gully Motorway and other large scale projects planned for the city. More >>

Porirua City’s annual plan will keep to Long-term Plan

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 10:23 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua City’s annual plan will keep to Long-term Plan Porirua City Council agreed last night to keep to its current plan and budget for 2019-20 with no new spending. “This will mean no traditional consultation on budget items. Instead the Council ... More >>

Work to begin sooner on busy Kenepuru intersection

Monday, 10 December 2018, 12:26 pm | Porirua City Council

Upgrade work on the busy Kenepuru Drive/Raiha Street intersection has been brought forward by two years, without affecting the timing of other major roading work in Porirua City. More >>

 

 

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