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Council purchases Post Office Building

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 12:21 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council has purchased the Post Office Building in the CBD as part of plans to revitalise the city centre. More >>

Porirua’s Long-Term Plan – Securing the Future

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 12:00 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council signed off its draft Long-term Plan (LTP) last night with a focus on balancing the books as well as investing more in infrastructure. More >>

Challenge to clean up coast in one day

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 10:45 am | Porirua City Council

The Spark Foundation and the Council are planning on cleaning up the whole of Porirua’s coastline in one day. More >>

Porirua kids at heart of decision making

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 8:59 am | Porirua City Council

Unveiling the Children’s Priority as the centrepiece of the Council’s new Long Term Plan, Mayor Nick Leggett said that measuring policy and funding decisions against the interests of the city's children and young people is a "brand new bottom ... More >>

Bothamley Park ‘Stream Extreme’ day

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 12:39 pm | Porirua City Council

Explore Porirua’s stream-life during Bothamley Park ‘Stream Extreme’ day. Discover the freshwater creatures living in Bothamley Park - Porirua’s green heart - during an open day on Saturday, March 28. Join school children guiding exploration tours ... More >>

HeARTworks project launched

Monday, 9 March 2015, 1:32 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua secondary school students have a unique opportunity to create and learn alongside award winning artist Michel Tuffery as part of a new collaborative project to be launched this evening. More >>

First stages of city centre revitalisation given go ahead

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 2:13 pm | Porirua City Council

City centre workers and visitors will soon have a new green space to sit and enjoy lunch. More >>

Porirua Council makes submission in support of amalgamation

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 2:02 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Councillors today confirmed support for the Local Government Commission draft proposal for Wellington Councils to merge, but with Wairarapa standing apart. “The reality is that our communities are regionally interconnected and dependent ... More >>

Canopy Free Conversations

Friday, 30 January 2015, 5:28 pm | Porirua City Council

Mayor Nick Leggett is calling on his community to come to a free barbecue in the new canopy-free city centre this Monday. More >>

Canopies removal underway in Porirua City Centre

Wednesday, 21 January 2015, 3:51 pm | Porirua City Council

For the first time in 20 years light was able to shine into a section of Porirua City Centre after a section of canopies covering the street was removed. More >>

Wellington Amalgamation Debate at Risk

Friday, 5 December 2014, 3:35 pm | Porirua City Council

The debate over local government reform in Wellington shouldn’t be hijacked by politicians, Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett says. “If the first 20 hours since the Commission announcement are any indication, name calling and nastiness risks crowding ... More >>

National Award for Pauatahanui Burial Ground Roses

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 9:58 am | Porirua City Council

A passion for heritage roses has led to national recognition for a Porirua woman and the rose collection she has nurture for 23 years at the Pauatahanui Burial Ground in Porirua City. More >>

Children's Safety Top Priority With New Road Safety Measures

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 10:35 am | Porirua City Council

Papakowhai children will find the trip to and from school a lot safer with the introduction of new parking restrictions approved by Te Komiti today. The parking restrictions complement a Kea Crossing being introduced to help Papakowhai School children navigate ... More >>

Porirua's canopies coming down

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 8:05 pm | Porirua City Council

The Council is talking to affected businesses this week about when the canopies are coming down. The canopies were erected almost 20 years ago and are now being removed for safety reasons. After receiving expert consultant advice the Council ... More >>

Porirua City a Happy Place to Live, Say Residents

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 1:40 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua residents continue to be happy and enjoy a great quality of life, according to the latest bi-annual Quality of Life survey. More >>

Community group to set local water quality standards

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 9:59 am | Porirua City Council

Here’s a chance to help make a difference to the future of water quality standards across the catchment of Porirua Harbour, but be quick; applications close this month. More >>

Porirua Backs Nelson’s Gigatown Bid & Win for Region

Wednesday, 24 September 2014, 3:32 pm | Porirua City Council

After narrowly missing out on a spot in the Gigatown finals, Porirua City has struck up a partnership with Nelson to support its campaign. More >>

Porirua Park Hosts International Schools Rugby Battle

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 2:34 pm | Porirua City Council

Top schoolboy rugby talent will be on display at Porirua Park next week for a clash between school teams representing New Zealand, Australian and Fiji. More >>

Karl Maughan's colourful garden paintings go public

Monday, 22 September 2014, 10:22 am | Porirua City Council

Summer comes early at Pataka Art + Museum with new exhibition, Karl Maughan – A Clear Day More >>

Waitangirua residents urged to embrace Porirua's Planning

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 11:38 am | Porirua City Council

Waitangirua residents are being encouraged to come together at the next “Cuppa tea” community meeting to kick-start a village planning process to develop their neighbourhood. . More >>

 

 

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