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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 >>

Transformation of Porirua City Centre Begins

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 10:58 am | Porirua City Council

A green carpet of astro-turf is to be rolled out under the canopies in the first stage of a city centre makeover. More >>

Porirua’s Rapping Gigamayor Prepares for Final Battle

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 12:49 pm | Porirua City Council

The gloves are off - Porirua City is preparing to go into bat with Chorus to be included in the finals of the Gigatown competition. More >>

Porirua Teenagers urged to Read And Write

Monday, 8 September 2014, 2:08 pm | Porirua City Council

Multi-award winning author Fleur Beale will be urging Porirua’s young adults to read and write whatever they want, during a free public event organised by Porirua Public Library. More >>

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 >>



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