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New weather station confirms warmer Porirua

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 1:39 pm | Porirua City Council

New weather station confirms warmer Porirua It’s official - Porirua’s weather is warmer than we’ve been led to believe. The city’s new automatic weather station at Elsdon Park opened in in April. Prior to this our weather readings were taken ... More >>

Pataka Art+Museum - Kerry Ann Lee, 'Fruits in the Backwater'

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 9:40 am | Porirua City Council

Artist, Kerry Ann Lee’s new body of work celebrates Aotearoa New Zealand as a remote archipelago and an imaginative site of possibility – a place where diverse citizens have a chance to grow roots deeper than they might in more densely populated ... More >>

Peruvian “living treasure” brings bold tapestry designs

Monday, 10 July 2017, 3:48 pm | Porirua City Council

Peruvian “living treasure” brings bold tapestry designs to Porirua The dramatic, boldly colourful tapestries of “mega star” Peruvian weaver Máximo Laura are coming to Pātaka in Porirua this month. Laura has been named one of Peru’s “Living ... More >>

Porirua Mayor calls for plastic bag levy

Tuesday, 4 July 2017, 4:37 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua Mayor Mike Tana is one of 42 New Zealand mayors calling on central government to impose a compulsory charge on plastic bags and is encouraging the Porirua community to get behind the issue. Mayor Tana has signed an open letter to Associate Environment ... More >>

Civic Awards for Porirua Volunteers

Friday, 30 June 2017, 9:28 am | Porirua City Council

Six Porirua volunteers have been recognised for their outstanding service to the people of Porirua City. More >>

Porirua City adopts Annual Plan 2017/18

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 9:37 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council adopted its Annual Plan last night with a ‘steady as she goes’ budget for 2017/18. “As a new council we've taken a careful approach - ensuring what was on the work programme continues and deferring big ticket items ... More >>

Michael King sculpture to be unveiled

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 12:02 pm | Porirua City Council

A commemorative sculpture celebrating historian, author and biographer Michael King, OBE, will be unveiled on the Porirua waterfront on Saturday 1 July 2017 at 8am. All are welcome to attend the unveiling, which will take place on the Wineera Drive waterfront ... More >>

Council considers feedback on Porirua’s Annual Plan

Friday, 9 June 2017, 1:13 pm | Porirua City Council

The Council agreed an average rate increase of 4.5% and this, along with the other decisions agreed yesterday, will go into the final Annual Plan 2017-18 for adoption on 28 June 2017. “The Council consulted on a rates increase of 4.9% and have worked ... More >>

Residents to have their say on how Porirua dogs are managed

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 11:22 am | Porirua City Council

The rules around how we manage Porirua dogs are being reviewed and we’re asking residents what they think of the proposed changes. At the same time, we’ll be asking whether Porirua needs a fenced dog park. The City Delivery Committee today accepted ... More >>

Porirua Arbor Day – help beautify Spicer Botanical Forest

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 10:08 am | Porirua City Council

Kathryn Hurr is making the world a better place one tree at a time and you’re invited to join her for an Arbor Day planting at Spicer Botanical Park in Porirua on Saturday 3 June. More >>

New site for Aotea Lagoon’s splash pad

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 12:04 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua’s new splash pad is to be developed on Aotea Lagoon’s northern No. 1 lawn in time for summer. More >>

Porirua working for children and young people

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 4:00 pm | Porirua City Council

A report by the Porirua City Council on the status of children and young people is the first ever to examine a range of local data that will help the future wellbeing of Porirua’s children. More >>

Porirua’s electrifying night market

Friday, 21 April 2017, 10:24 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua’s going supercharged for next Thursday’s night market with the focus on electric vehicles. More >>

New wetland and dune area for Porirua Harbour

Friday, 21 April 2017, 10:06 am | Porirua City Council

A major project to protect and enhance Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbour will include the creation of a new wetland and sand dune area. More >>

Two new Pātaka exhibitions

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 3:38 pm | Porirua City Council

Award-winning Pukerua Bay artist Kerry Jane Scott presents her first solo exhibition of paintings in Pātaka’s Toi Gallery this April. Although best known locally for her large-scale mosaic artworks such as Te Ra Nui roundabout sculpture and Plimmerton’s ... More >>

NASA stars come to Porirua

Thursday, 20 April 2017, 2:02 pm | Porirua City Council

A fantastical space world is being created in Porirua City for an out-of-this-world experience. More >>

Porirua City Centre upgrade wins another award

Tuesday, 18 April 2017, 8:59 am | Porirua City Council

The sophisticated revamp of Porirua’s CBD has won a New Zealand Landscape Architect’s Award of Excellence. The work to create the new kiosk, revamp the carpark and open up the lawn space was recognised in the NZILA Pride of Place Landscape Architecture ... More >>

Porirua's first electric vehicle charging station goes live

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 1:53 pm | Porirua City Council

Electric vehicles are being welcomed in to Porirua as the city’s first fast charging, high voltage station goes live. More >>

Creekfest set to rock

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 12:15 pm | Porirua City Council

Recording artist and actor Stan Walker will be the headline act at the popular Creekfest festival on 11 March. More >>

Consultation to begin on Easter Sunday trading

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 11:43 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council will begin consultation immediately on whether shops should have the option to open on Easter Sunday, so a policy decision can be made before Easter this year. More >>



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