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Council’s community bus gives kids a ticket to ride

Monday, 10 October 2016, 12:49 pm | Porirua City Council

Today’s trip transporting Glenview School students to the Aquatic Centre for water safety lessons marked the first of many journeys for Te Pahi: The Porirua City Council Community School Bus. More >>

New weather station for Porirua

Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 10:15 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua residents will soon receive more reliable weather forecasts with the imminent installation of an automated weather station on Elsdon Park. Currently Porirua’s weather forecasts are based on data gathered from Mana Island where the current weather ... More >>

Arena Aquatic Centre closure

Friday, 22 July 2016, 3:50 pm | Porirua City Council

As a precaution, Porirua City Council closed its Arena Aquatic Centre this afternoon after confirmation today of five cases of cryptosporidiosis were linked to the pool. “The people who became ill swam in the pool between 19 and 26 June, says Pools ... More >>

City growth helps reduce rates in Porirua

Friday, 10 June 2016, 2:52 pm | Porirua City Council

There was robust discussion by the Council yesterday on the Annual Plan for 2016/17, which includes providing $200,000 to raise the pay of those staff on or around the minimum wage. The result is an average rate increase of 3.3 per cent. More >>

All cultures invited to celebrate Samoan Language Week

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 12:15 pm | Porirua City Council

Who: FREE Family Photos by Andrew Matautia (Saint Andrew Photography) The photos will be put on the Pātaka facebook page and Saint Andrew Photography facebook page. Participants may then tag/share/download their photos. More >>

Flooding in Porirua abated

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 4:30 pm | Porirua City Council

Heavy rain has now subsided in Porirua following a deluge this morning that caused flooding and road closures across the city. More >>

Cabinet decision on e-voting “blow to local democracy”

Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 1:29 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett says he's “gutted” Cabinet has decided not to go ahead with an online voting trial, which he calls "a blow to local democracy". More >>

New staff welcomed to refreshed Porirua City Council

Monday, 11 April 2016, 2:06 pm | Porirua City Council

Nine new staff were welcomed to Porirua City Council today bringing a wealth of experience and fresh approaches to delivering high-quality services to the people of Porirua. More >>

Mayor welcomes growing support for new flag

Monday, 15 February 2016, 10:24 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett says he’s encouraged by a recent poll showing growing support for a new flag for New Zealand. The poll of 1000 people commissioned by Change the NZ Flag shows 36% want a new flag versus 56% who prefer the status quo - a significant ... More >>

Milestone in Harbour Protection

Friday, 4 December 2015, 12:01 pm | Porirua City Council

Steps being taken to protect Porirua Harbour are stronger than ever, the Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbour and Catchment Joint Committee Annual Report on the Harbour Strategy shows. More >>

Sediment Reduction Plan endorsed

Friday, 27 November 2015, 11:40 am | Porirua City Council

Last night the Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbour and Catchment Joint Committee endorsed a sediment reduction plan for the harbour catchment. More >>

Refreshed structure for PCC

Friday, 27 November 2015, 11:38 am | Porirua City Council

Following the appointment of a new Chief Executive, Porirua City Council has refreshed its leadership and organisational structure with a number of positions being advertised this weekend. More >>

Literacy Project Helps Children in Low Decile Schools Shine

Monday, 21 September 2015, 3:47 pm | Porirua City Council

Literacy Project Helping Children in Low Decile Schools Shine A project to help all children become successful readers and writers is helping those in low decile schools get the same results as high decile schools. The ‘Sounds Like Fun’ literacy ... More >>

The hills are alive with consultation

Monday, 21 September 2015, 1:06 pm | Porirua City Council

There will be lots more opportunities for people to get out and enjoy the five reserves on the western hills behind Porirua and Tawa under a new plan being consulted on by Porirua and Wellington City Councils. More >>

Porirua primary school children honoured for leadership

Monday, 21 September 2015, 10:25 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua’s pint-sized future leaders are today being given a boost with awards for the leadership they’ve shown. More >>

Council consulting children over wet play area

Monday, 14 September 2015, 4:18 pm | Porirua City Council

The Council is consulting young people on a proposed new wet play area, which $500,000 was budgeted for in the Long-term Plan finalised in June this year. More >>

Councils unite in action to tackle Spicer Landfill smell

Thursday, 10 September 2015, 3:40 pm | Porirua City Council

Wellington City, Porirua City, and Greater Wellington Regional Councils, with Tawa Community Board members, have pledged to take a joint approach to reduce smells from the Spicer Landfill. More >>

Porirua Harbour Group Winds Up Saying "Job Mostly Done"

Monday, 7 September 2015, 10:04 am | Porirua City Council

The group credited with galvanising action to protect and improve Porirua Habour, The Pauatahanui Inlet Community Trust (PICT), is winding up. More >>

Porirua Mayor says take more refugees

Friday, 4 September 2015, 1:57 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua Mayor says take more refugees Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett is right behind New Zealand’s other Mayors in calling on Prime Minister John Key to double the quota for refugees. “When children are dying on the beach and we have space here ... More >>

Porirua Volunteers Recognised in Awards

Tuesday, 1 September 2015, 4:15 pm | Porirua City Council

Six Porirua volunteer groups were recognised for their valuable contribution to the community at a ceremony at Pataka on Friday night. More >>



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