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If the dead could talk…

Wednesday, 23 October 2019, 10:27 am | Porirua City Council

Poppies blooming at Porirua Cemetary From 2-10 November the stories of some of the notable figures in Porirua’s history will come to life with free guided walks of its historic cemeteries during Cemeteries Week. “Porirua City has some beautiful ... More >>

New Porirua Mayor looks forward to working for all residents

Friday, 18 October 2019, 11:17 am | Porirua City Council

Anita Baker has been confirmed as Porirua City’s new Mayor in final results released last night. More >>

Plimmerton Domain dog exercise area to cater for dogs

Friday, 4 October 2019, 12:41 pm | Porirua City Council

A fenced area for dog lovers and their pooches will be constructed at Plimmerton Domain this summer. More >>

Porirua Sports Awards nominations open for 2019

Monday, 9 September 2019, 4:12 pm | Porirua City Council

It’s time to get those nominations in for the Porirua Sports Awards. More >>

Does our draft District Plan hit the mark?

Monday, 9 September 2019, 11:59 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua is growing and changing rapidly. We want to work with you through our District Plan review to help us shape and plan for this change. More >>

Wheels on Te Pahi keep going ‘round and ‘round

Wednesday, 28 August 2019, 2:53 pm | Porirua City Council

More than 20 Porirua schools are making use of Te Pahi, the Porirua City Community School Bus. More >>

Public get chance to dob in parking cheats

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 9:32 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council is giving the public the opportunity to blow the whistle on people who park in mobility spaces without a permit. More >>

Porirua City Council maintains AA credit rating

Monday, 26 August 2019, 3:28 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council has again maintained its AA credit rating with Standard & Poor’s and the outlook for this rating remains stable. More >>

Candidates for Local Elections announced

Saturday, 17 August 2019, 12:24 pm | Porirua City Council

The preliminary list of candidates for this year’s local elections is now available, after nominations closed at noon yesterday. The voting period begins on 20 September and closes at midday on 12 October. List of Candidates (the number in brackets shows ... More >>

Porirua City Council statement on logo and branding

Wednesday, 7 August 2019, 1:37 pm | Porirua City Council

Our logo is not the smiley face avatars that we have used since 2017 on social media to make ourselves easily identified on Facebook and Twitter. Our avatars did not cost $98,000. The cost of these was $875. More >>

Council make savings as emissions cut

Friday, 2 August 2019, 10:31 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council has cut greenhouse gas emissions from its properties by more than a third since 2012, saving more than $3 million in the process. More >>

Board members sought for eastern Porirua Development

Thursday, 25 July 2019, 9:12 am | Porirua City Council

Members of the public with deep connections to eastern Porirua are being sought for Te Pae whakahou Hapori (I Porirua ki Rawhiti) – Eastern Porirua Regeneration Advisory Board (Te Pae/the Board). In November 2018, the Government announced plans ... More >>

Airport Awards highlight community champions

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 1:34 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua recognised a number of worthy community organisations at the Wellington Airport Community Awards on Tuesday night (16 July). More >>

Bilingual signs for Porirua

Tuesday, 16 July 2019, 10:34 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua City is implementing bilingual signage to reflect our commitment to te reo Māori and the importance of our mana whenua. More >>

Porirua moves with the changing world

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 2:39 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council is developing a strategy, Te Ao Hurihuri (the changing world), to address the effects of climate change on the city, with community engagement a vital part of the process. More >>

Porirua’s Annual Plan for 2019/20 signals significant growth

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 1:41 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council last night adopted its Annual Plan while flagging some challenging and exciting times ahead for the city. More >>

Matariki set to shine in Porirua

Monday, 24 June 2019, 4:56 pm | Porirua City Council

Music, movies, markets and more will help mark Matariki 2019 in Porirua City. A wide range of city events at Te Rauparaha Arena, at Pātaka and across Te Manawa will offer something for everybody during June and July. Council Manager Events Helen ... More >>

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 >>



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