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Projects targeting youth get initial funding nod

Friday, 27 April 2018, 1:57 pm | Porirua City Council

Two projects that let children experience sport and music, and will build self-esteem, build relationships and strengthen families are in line for funding from Porirua City. More >>

Business is booming in Porirua

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 3:58 pm | Porirua City Council

There’s been a surge of business activity in Porirua City in recent months and it’s picking up pace. More >>

Japanese Garden gets full treatment

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 10:54 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua’s Japanese Garden is in line for some authentic love and attention More >>

Harry Potter top of the pile

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 10:06 am | Porirua City Council

Harry Potter’s child is leading a charmed life, rather than a cursed one, off the shelves of Porirua’s libraries. More >>

Porirua reviewing Council representation

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 4:31 pm | Porirua City Council

The Council will be reviewing its representation arrangements in June and is calling for community feedback now before formulating any specific proposals. “We’re keen to hear if you think we provide fair and effective representation for you and ... More >>

Cameras to help keep staff safe

Friday, 13 April 2018, 12:35 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City’s parking wardens and animal control officers will have an extra level of security in place, with body cameras available as part of their uniforms. More >>

Secure a place for your big idea in Porirua City

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 3:53 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council is selling one of its central city properties but not necessarily to the highest bidder. More >>

Porirua City looking out for its children

Thursday, 22 February 2018, 1:39 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City looking out for its children and young people Porirua City’s Status Report on children and young people is being used to help the Council better understand the needs of our tamariki and rangatahi, says Mayor Mike Tana. This is the Council’s ... More >>

Residential apartments coming to Porirua City Centre

Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 8:37 am | Porirua City Council

Mayor Mike Tana says the apartments being built in the former NZ Post building on Serlby Place mark a significant milestone for the revitalisation of Porirua’s city centre. More >>

Tutuira Place gets correct name

Friday, 24 November 2017, 6:28 pm | Porirua City Council

Tutuira Place gets correct name Getting a name right is important and today after a long wait, Tutuira Place, off Wi Neera Drive in Porirua, is now correctly named. Councillor Tutuira Wi Neera, who the street is named after, was Deputy Mayor under ... More >>

Government employment in Porirua grows

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 3:03 pm | Porirua City Council

Around 350 government employees will relocate to a new space in Porirua. Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) people will start to occupy the refurbished office space in the former Target building on Heriot Drive from 27 November. More >>

Measina Festival – Porirua’s contemporary cultural treasure

Friday, 10 November 2017, 2:45 pm | Porirua City Council

New Zealand’s most talented Pasifika artists will be on show at next month’s annual Measina Festival. More >>

Festive family fun at Christmas in the Park

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 2:20 pm | Porirua City Council

Christmas is coming and Porirua City is celebrating with an evening of festive family fun at Te Rauparaha Park on 2 December. Christmas in the Park will have something for everyone with Christmas carols, live music, free activities for kids and lots ... More >>

Porirua’s environmentally friendly community carwash

Monday, 6 November 2017, 1:05 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council and auto-parts store Repco have teamed up to make a popular car-washing site, for groups holding fundraisers, environmentally friendly. The free car washing facility near the store now diverts all the soapy run-off into the sewer ... More >>

Kaikoura Earthquake Anniversary: Head for the hills

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 2:02 pm | Porirua City Council

To mark the anniversary of the Kaikoura earthquake Porirua City Council staff will join others around the region and walk off the job to practice a tsunami evacuation. More >>

Virtuoso Strings Charitable Trust wins Supreme Award

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 2:14 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City congratulates Virtuoso Strings Charitable Trust, who took out the Supreme Award and also won the Arts and Culture category at the Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards last night. More >>

Porirua Sports Awards 2017 Winners Announced

Friday, 27 October 2017, 1:20 pm | Porirua City Council

Mark Sorenson, World Championship winning Black Sox coach, took out the Premier Award at last night’s Porirua Sports Awards 2017. The winners were announced last night at the awards dinner at Te Rauparaha Arena. More >>

Wow, what a year – Porirua City’s Annual Report released

Friday, 27 October 2017, 11:11 am | Porirua City Council

Exciting projects, a local body election and extreme weather are just some of the things highlighted in Porirua City’s Annual Report 2016/17 and Annual Report 2016/17 Summary , which were published recently. More >>

Porirua City’s Long-term Plan

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 4:32 pm | Porirua City Council

Council and community to work on Porirua City’s Long-term Plan Making it easy for residents and businesses to have their say on Porirua’s Long-term Plan was discussed at this morning’s City Direction Committee meeting. Our approach is to ... More >>

Football world record attempt celebrates diversity

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 11:25 am | Porirua City Council

A continuous 12-hour game of 5-a-side football in Porirua aims not only to set a double world record, but to celebrate New Zealand’s cultural diversity. On 11 November the Footy for All Charitable Trust will hold its “Celebration of Cultural Diversity” ... More >>



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