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Porirua City Phone Line Set Up For Those Most In Need

Friday, 3 April 2020, 8:50 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua people struggling to get essentials like food and medication because of COVID-19 can now call a new welfare support number and be put through to the Council for help, says Porirua Mayor Anita Baker. “If you’re on your own, are unwell ... More >>

Porirua Mayor Committed To Keeping Community Informed

Tuesday, 31 March 2020, 4:42 pm | Porirua City Council

  Porirua Mayor Anita Baker is committed to keeping the community updated on local issues arising from COVID-19 while juggling her regional responsibilities as the Mayor leading emergency management decisions in the Wellington region. “If ... More >>

Council Work Continues During Covid-19 Lockdown

Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 11:27 am | Porirua City Council

Although some Council services have been closed because of COVID-19, Council Chief Executive Wendy Walker says work to keep the city running smoothly will continue. “As of tomorrow our Council offices will be closed but staff will continue to work ... More >>

Porirua Response To COVID-19 Update

Saturday, 21 March 2020, 6:09 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua Mayor Anita Baker says the city is supporting the Prime Minister’s statement today and Porirua City Council will be closing its community facilities tomorrow. These include Pātaka, Te Rauparaha Arena Porirua libraries and pools. “You may ... More >>

COVID-19 – Council To Actively Manage Numbers At Council Facilities

Friday, 20 March 2020, 1:43 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council will be actively managing the numbers of people visiting council facilities, in line with the Government directive limiting gathering numbers to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. On Monday the Prime Minister announced gatherings ... More >>

Council Urges Calm And Common Sense Over COVID-19

Tuesday, 17 March 2020, 2:59 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council is taking all sensible precautions following Ministry of Health guidelines in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect lungs and airways. It’s caused by a type of coronavirus and the main symptoms ... More >>

Paperless Parking System Is Rolling Out In Porirua

Monday, 16 March 2020, 2:28 pm | Porirua City Council

From today the paperless Pay by Plate parking system will be implemented in the two pay and display parking areas on Hagley Street in the Porirua city centre. Pay by Plate parking is a paperless system that works by using a vehicle licence plate ... More >>

Roving Crew To Help Fix Water Quality Issues

Tuesday, 3 March 2020, 3:17 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council is the first council in the Wellington region to implement a Wellington Water proposal to establish a roving crew, taking a proactive approach to the health of local waterways and timely action when water quality issues arise. ... More >>

Popular Grand Traverse Coming Soon

Monday, 2 March 2020, 2:27 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua Grand Traverse is all grown up. The event, first held in 2006, tests serious multi-sporters and weekend warriors, or can equally be a fun event for whānau and friends to enjoy as summer begins its wane. The Traverse, to be held this year on ... More >>

New Heart Market for Porirua

Monday, 2 March 2020, 2:22 pm | Porirua City Council

A community Heart Market for the people by the people is coming to Te Manawa – Porirua’s city centre. More >>

Porirua City Lead On Innovative New Approach To Improving Water Quality

Friday, 28 February 2020, 11:04 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council is taking proactive and timely action to address water quality issues in its local waterways. The Council has included funding of $250,000 in its draft Annual Plan to implement Wellington Water’s proposal to establish a roving ... More >>

Shop To Help A Sister Succeed

Tuesday, 25 February 2020, 10:08 am | Porirua City Council

Dress for Success, an organisation that supports women to get jobs and financial stability is holding its first ever pop-up shop in Porirua. Don’t miss out on your chance to get some quality pre-loved workwear at bargain prices, while also supporting ... More >>

Children’s Day Promises To Be A Fun Day For Tamariki In Porirua

Monday, 17 February 2020, 3:13 pm | Porirua City Council

Sunday 1 March promises to be a day full of fun, laughter and creativity in Porirua as we celebrate Te rā o ngā Tamariki /Children's Day. The day is all about supporting and nurturing our tamariki, honouring their mana and putting them first. What better ... More >>

Transparent record-keeping ahead for Mayoral vehicle use

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 9:50 am | Porirua City Council

Following the discussion of a recent Ernst & Young report into use of the mayoral fuel card, the Audit and Risk Committee today recommended new forms of required record-keeping. The committee also approved the arrangements made with new Mayor Anita Baker for ... More >>

Changes coming for plastics recycling

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 2:08 pm | Porirua City Council

From 1 February 2020 you’ll no longer be able to put plastics numbered 3 to 7 in your mixed recycling bin. More >>

Christmas is skating into Porirua

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 4:38 pm | Porirua City Council

Don’t miss Christmas in the City – Saturday 7 December in Cobham Court, from 12-4pm. More >>

Shared pathway a step forward for pedestrians and cyclists

Tuesday, 26 November 2019, 4:31 pm | Porirua City Council

It will soon be easier to walk or cycle around the Porirua City CBD, with work set to get underway on an upgraded shared pathway loop. More >>

Sports bank to break down barriers to sport

Friday, 8 November 2019, 4:32 pm | Porirua City Council

A community sports bank is set to open in Porirua, giving the community access to free sporting equipment. More >>

Porirua City Council congratulates sports awards winners

Friday, 8 November 2019, 3:11 pm | Porirua City Council

Alan Taylor has the Porirua Sports Awards premier trophy to add to his list of achievements now. The Mana Amateur Athletics Club coach was handed the Michael Campbell Trophy at Te Rauparaha Arena on Thursday night, heading off a number of other worthy category ... More >>

HBA report identifies growth pressures in Porirua

Friday, 8 November 2019, 1:14 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City has collaborated with Wellington, Hutt City, Upper Hutt, and Kāpiti to evaluate whether the region is able to meet current and future growth pressures until 2047. More >>

 

 

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