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Safety improvements for Awarua Street

Friday, 17 August 2018, 10:07 am | Porirua City Council

Traffic calming measures on Awarua Street in Porirua are being fast-tracked after calls from the community for people to “slow down for our kids”. More >>

Employment opportunities abound for young people

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 9:07 am | Porirua City Council

The Porirua Youth 2 Work Movement has a proven track record of placing young job seekers into exciting jobs of their choice – more than 200 in total since starting in 2015. The upcoming JOBfest is their flagship event. More >>

Friends of Mana Island exhibition at Pātaka

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 4:22 pm | Porirua City Council

The uniqueness of Mana Island, and the volunteers that care for it, are on display in an exhibition at Pātaka Art + Museum’s Bottle Creek Gallery. With the theme of “Celebrating our volunteers”, the exhibition features photos taken over the ... More >>

Economic benefits of Porirua Adventure Park confirmed

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 3:28 pm | Porirua City Council

An Adventure Park planned for Porirua City will generate millions of dollars in GDP and create over 100 jobs according to a report by economic consultants MartinJenkins. More >>

Co-working comes to Porirua

Monday, 23 July 2018, 1:34 pm | Porirua City Council

Along with the recently established City Hub pop-up initiative, at 17a Hartham Pl, where businesses, freelancers and startup companies can set up for different periods of time, The Settlement is on its way. More >>

Understanding parking in our City

Friday, 20 July 2018, 8:42 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council is doing some research on District Plan car parking requirements and a survey to better understand how car parking is used in the city centre. More >>

Deadline nearing to have your say on representation review

Wednesday, 18 July 2018, 3:37 pm | Porirua City Council

There are just over two weeks left for you to have your say on how you want to be represented by Porirua City Council. More >>

Porirua funds emergency services

Wednesday, 11 July 2018, 2:38 pm | Porirua City Council

Emergency Services and Victim Support are on track to receive grants to the value of more than $48,000 from Porirua City Council. More >>

Porirua: green light to Albatross Close slip repair work

Friday, 6 July 2018, 1:50 pm | Porirua City Council

Council gives green light to Albatross Close slip repair work Porirua Mayor Mike Tana says the Council has agreed to fund slip repairs for Albatross Close. “It is our responsibility – we must fix it, and fix it well,” says Mayor Tana. The ... More >>

Help our young people at JOBfest

Wednesday, 4 July 2018, 9:58 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua’s JOBfest 2018 is primed to happen at Pātaka next month, bringing together employers who are looking to recruit and local students and job seekers who are keen to enter the workforce. More >>

Porirua mayor Mike Tana statement on Kapiti air service

Monday, 2 July 2018, 2:19 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua mayor Mike Tana statement on Kapiti air service A statement from Mike Tana: He is thrilled that Air Chathams has picked up the regional flight service between Auckland and Kāpiti. “I know this route is one that people in Porirua frequently ... More >>

Porirua welcomes Government assistance for roads

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 5:02 pm | Porirua City Council

Mayor Mike Tana said he’s thrilled at the increase from 56% to 78% in the Funding Assistance Rate for high priority roading projects in Porirua. More >>

Porirua places children and young people at its heart

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 1:39 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council last night adopted a framework that places children and young people at the heart of the city. More >>

Butterfly Walkway takes flight at Porirua’s Aotea Lagoon

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 3:15 pm | Porirua City Council

On Wednesday, Porirua’s Butterfly Walkway at Aotea Lagoon was officially opened. It has 128 memorial plaques and brightly coloured mosaics laid – with space for more in the future - commemorating babies and children that have passed away. More >>

Porirua’s wonderful wāhine celebrated

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 1:45 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City is celebrating 25 of its influential wāhine as part of the national commemoration marking 125 years of women’s suffrage. More >>

Porirua Civic Awards handed out to hard-working volunteers

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 1:35 pm | Porirua City Council

Civic awards have been given out to seven Porirua volunteers, recognizing their service in areas such as social services, the arts, young people and the environment. More >>

Charity sets up in former bowling club premises

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 10:37 am | Porirua City Council

From left, Orion Johnson, Beddy Otukolo and Ana Patelesio during a recent WELLfed session at Holy Family School in Porirua. More >>

Road resurfacing policy reviewed

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 10:27 am | Porirua City Council

A review of the way roads are resurfaced in Porirua has found that this is being done in an appropriate, affordable and fair way for the city. More >>

Miromoda set to shine for Matariki

Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 4:32 pm | Porirua City Council

Miromoda set to shine for Matariki The Miromoda Runway Show is back in Porirua city centre this month for Matariki 2018. More >>

Porirua City Council agrees Long-term Plan

Friday, 8 June 2018, 4:32 pm | Porirua City Council

At a marathon meeting yesterday, Porirua’s Mayor and Councillors weighed multiple views from the community to set the direction and budget for the city over the next 20 years. More >>

 

 

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