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US Marine Hall Future – Attracting Plenty of Comment

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 3:21 pm | Porirua City Council

Consultation around the future of the US Marine Hall in Titahi Bay is attracting plenty of community feedback. More >>

New Committee to Steer Harbour Work

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 2:16 pm | Porirua City Council

A new ‘hands on’ governance group that will provide tighter oversight of the implementation of the Porirua Harbour and Catchment Strategy and Action Plan had their first meeting today in Porirua. More >>

Wellington Airport Regional Community Award Finalists

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 2:15 pm | Porirua City Council

Volunteer groups in Porirua were recognised for their services to the people of Porirua in the Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards announced last night. More >>

Porirua Thanks Neighbours for Gigatown Support

Friday, 15 August 2014, 1:25 pm | Porirua City Council

Help is coming from Wellington City to Levin to keep Porirua in the top five of the Gigatown competition that will win us a place in the finals. “With just four weeks left in this first round of the competition we are very thankful to our neighbours’ ... More >>

Nick Leggett Beats Zombies to Connect Porirua to Fast Fibre

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 10:25 am | Porirua City Council

A new online game called Nick Leggett Fast Fibre has just been launched by Porirua City Council. Players help the Porirua Mayor connect homes and businesses with fast fibre and support Porirua’s bid to become New Zealand’s first Gigatown. Porirua ... More >>

Transmission Gully All Go

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 3:18 pm | Porirua City Council

News today that Transmission Gully Highway (TGH) is now a certainty after the signing of the contract between Wellington Gateway Partnership and the Transport Agency is fantastic, says Porirua City Council. "We’ve been waiting a long time for ... More >>

Flyover Decision Devastating - Mayor Nick Leggett

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 4:54 pm | Porirua City Council

The decision not to proceed with the Basin Reserve flyover is devastating for the Wellington region and is a classic example of why "some form of local government amalgamation needs to happen," says Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett. More >>

Council Considers Future Of Canopies

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 10:25 am | Porirua City Council

Council Considers Future Of Canopies The future of the canopies in Porirua City was considered this morning by the Council’s Te Komiti who recommend that they be removed in the next few months. Te Komiti and City Centre Committee Chairperson Euon Murrell ... More >>

PCC “Strong Financial Management” – Standard and Poor’s

Friday, 11 July 2014, 11:39 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council has just been assigned AA long-term rating and A-1+ short-term issuer credit ratings by Standard and Poor’s. Council Chief Executive Gary Simpson says the new credit ratings are excellent news and places the Council alongside the ... More >>

Porirua Mayor Pounds Pavement for Gigatown Porirua

Friday, 4 July 2014, 11:29 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett will be running from Porirua to Wellington next week to boost Porirua’s chances of winning Gigatown. Mayor Leggett will leave Porirua City Council at 10am on Sunday 13 July and expects to arrive at Wellington Railway Station ... More >>

Cockles Coming Back in Pauatahanui Inlet

Thursday, 3 July 2014, 9:08 am | Porirua City Council

The health of Pauatahanui Inlet is being restored, judging by the big increase in cockle numbers recorded in the latest survey by the Guardians of Pauatahanui Inlet (GOPI). More >>

Pauatahanui Village Now on Reticulation

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 5:15 pm | Porirua City Council

Work to reticulate Pauatahanui Village is now fully operational with benefits to residents and the natural environment. More >>

Porirua Gigatown Bid to Benefit Region

Thursday, 19 June 2014, 2:13 pm | Porirua City Council

Wellington’s leaders are getting behind a bid for fast, affordable internet in Porirua that will offer benefits for the whole region. Porirua is the only North Island town in the running to make the finals in the Chorus-led Gigatown competition. ... More >>

Arbor Day Plantings Restore Trees Lost in Storms

Tuesday, 3 June 2014, 3:08 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett will plant with students from local schools to restore lost trees and help protect Porirua Harbour for Arbor Day 2014. More >>

Enjoy Top College Rugby at Porirua Park

Wednesday, 14 May 2014, 2:31 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council is partnering with College Sport Wellington to bring the Wellington leg of the Tranzit Coachlines 1st XV Festival to Porirua Park. More >>

PCC Appoints Wendy Walker to Gm Strategy & Planning

Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 12:56 pm | Porirua City Council

Wendy Walker has been appointed new General Manager Strategy & Planning for Porirua City Council and will take up the role next month. More >>

Porirua Harbour Survey

Wednesday, 5 March 2014, 12:15 pm | Porirua City Council

Residents living in the Porirua Harbour catchment will be surveyed beginning next week to get an understanding of what people know and do that has an impact on the health of the harbour. Porirua City, Wellington City and Greater Wellington Regional ... More >>

Healthier Homes with Free Insulation For Low-income Families

Friday, 31 January 2014, 12:47 pm | Porirua City Council

Low-income families can keep their families warm and healthy this winter by taking up a FREE programme to insulate their homes. People are eligible if: More >>

Rare Native Fish Found in Kenepuru Stream

Wednesday, 29 January 2014, 12:37 pm | Porirua City Council

A rare native fish, the Shortjaw Kokopu, has been found during a survey of streams in Porirua’s Bothamley Park. Porirua City Council engaged ecological contractors, Wildland Consultants Ltd, to survey the native fish living in the streams within ... More >>

SPCA help de-sex your pet

Wednesday, 22 January 2014, 2:20 pm | Porirua City Council

If your dog or cat needs neutering, you can now get it done at the Council’s Animal Pound by the SPCA veterinary caravan. Thanks to a grant from the Mana Community Grants Foundation the SPCA caravan will be at the Prosser Street premises until the middle ... More >>

 

 

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