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PCC Appoints Wendy Walker to Gm Strategy & Planning

Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 12:56 pm | Porirua City Council

Wendy Walker has been appointed new General Manager Strategy & Planning for Porirua City Council and will take up the role next month. More >>

Porirua Harbour Survey

Wednesday, 5 March 2014, 12:15 pm | Porirua City Council

Residents living in the Porirua Harbour catchment will be surveyed beginning next week to get an understanding of what people know and do that has an impact on the health of the harbour. Porirua City, Wellington City and Greater Wellington Regional ... More >>

Healthier Homes with Free Insulation For Low-income Families

Friday, 31 January 2014, 12:47 pm | Porirua City Council

Low-income families can keep their families warm and healthy this winter by taking up a FREE programme to insulate their homes. People are eligible if: More >>

Rare Native Fish Found in Kenepuru Stream

Wednesday, 29 January 2014, 12:37 pm | Porirua City Council

A rare native fish, the Shortjaw Kokopu, has been found during a survey of streams in Porirua’s Bothamley Park. Porirua City Council engaged ecological contractors, Wildland Consultants Ltd, to survey the native fish living in the streams within ... More >>

SPCA help de-sex your pet

Wednesday, 22 January 2014, 2:20 pm | Porirua City Council

If your dog or cat needs neutering, you can now get it done at the Council’s Animal Pound by the SPCA veterinary caravan. Thanks to a grant from the Mana Community Grants Foundation the SPCA caravan will be at the Prosser Street premises until the middle ... More >>

PCC Ready to Discuss Transmission Gully Link Roads Contract

Monday, 2 December 2013, 4:08 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council Mayor Nick Leggett, has welcomed the announcement by NZTA Chief Executive Geoff Dangerfield, that a consortium has been selected for NZTA to enter into preferred bidder negotiations with for the Transmission Gully Highway project. ... More >>

‘Call us GTown’: Porirua's Chorus Gigatown Bid

Tuesday, 29 October 2013, 3:24 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City is ready to claim the mantle of GTown, announcing its bid today in the Chorus Gigatown competition. More >>

Battle of the Bridge - Let the Battle Begin

Tuesday, 29 October 2013, 2:23 pm | Porirua City Council

School pride and serious bragging rights are at stake for Porirua’s secondary schools as the inaugural interschool sporting event – The Battle Of The Bridge – begins on 6 November. More >>

Youthful Outlooks to Lead Porirua City

Tuesday, 22 October 2013, 3:29 pm | Porirua City Council

Nick Leggett, New Zealand’s youngest Mayor of New Zealand’s youngest city, has today announced the appointment of 35 year old Councillor ‘Ana Coffey; together, the youngest mayoral team in the country. More >>

Council Position Upheld by Environment Court

Thursday, 17 October 2013, 5:23 pm | Porirua City Council

Costs of $34,500 have been awarded against Titahi Bay resident Brian Warburton after taking Porirua City Council and the Greater Wellington Regional Council to the Environment Court. More >>

No Change After Special Votes in Porirua Election

Thursday, 17 October 2013, 3:56 pm | Porirua City Council

After adding special votes to the final tally, the Registrar of Electors confirmed today the new Council for Porirua City. More >>

Discounts For Locals At Ice Rink

Monday, 7 October 2013, 9:53 am | Porirua City Council

The IceWorld ice rink is attracting big crowds to Porirua’s city centre and the Council is keen to make sure that any local families who are feeling the pinch also get a chance to get on the ice. More >>

Community Members Sought for Alcohol Licensing Committee

Friday, 4 October 2013, 4:16 pm | Porirua City Council

A new alcohol licensing body, the Porirua District Licensing Committee, is being established in December 2013 and will be responsible for issuing all alcohol licences in Porirua. Members for the Committee are being sought from within the Porirua community. More >>

Merged Rural Fire Service for Wellington Region

Monday, 30 September 2013, 5:10 pm | Porirua City Council

A chopper, monsoon bucket and four fire trucks will converge on the site of one of Wellington’s most spectacular rural fires tomorrow to launch the region’s new merged rural fire service. More >>

Transmission Gully Build Brought Forward

Wednesday, 18 September 2013, 5:11 pm | Porirua City Council

The Regional Transport Committee (RTC) agreed today to push forward the Transmission Gully Highway and Porirua Link Roads projects in a variation to the Wellington Regional Land Transport Programme. More >>

Icy Advertising For Porirua Ice Rink

Wednesday, 18 September 2013, 4:51 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua people are known for their warmth and friendliness but from this weekend, things are going to start getting a little icy in the city. More >>

Look Out For Your Voting Papers – Choose Your New Council

Tuesday, 17 September 2013, 5:20 pm | Porirua City Council

It’s nearly time to vote in the 2013 Local Elections so make use of your vote to increase your chances of having people who represent your views elected to the Council for the next three years. More >>

Porirua City to Trial Online Voting In Local Elections

Wednesday, 4 September 2013, 2:18 pm | Porirua City Council

An announcement today by Local Government Minister Chris Tremain that online voting could take place in the 2016 Local Authority elections is hugely welcomed by Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett. More >>

Work to Restore Porirua Harbour Underway

Friday, 30 August 2013, 10:25 am | Porirua City Council

Work is well underway to restore the health of Porirua Harbour according to the first Annual Report to Porirua City Council’s Te Komiti today. PCC, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Wellington City Council and Te Runanga o Toa Rangatira prepared ... More >>

New Look for Porirua City Centre Revitalisation Project

Tuesday, 27 August 2013, 10:02 am | Porirua City Council

The new brand being applied to a building within the Streamside Quarter Porirua's newly reimagined city centre will comprise four distinct but complementary quarters, it was announced earlier this evening. A new branding concept developed by Saatchi ... More >>



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