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Porirua City Sets City Direction

Thursday, 6 June 2024, 5:41 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council’s Te Puna Kōrero Committee met today to deliberate and make decisions on the draft Long-term Plan (LTP), which sets the city’s budget and direction for the next ten years. More >>

June Is Business Month In Porirua

Tuesday, 4 June 2024, 12:31 pm | Porirua City Council

The month is aimed at both business owners and customers, with the aim to inspire, share unique industry knowledge, and connect local business owners with each other and our community. More >>

Full Steam Ahead On Porirua Infrastructure Work

Tuesday, 4 June 2024, 12:04 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City’s focus on key infrastructure is plain to see on the streets around the city with lots of projects underway city-wide. More >>

Green Waste Fees At Spicer Landfill To Drop 23 Per Cent

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 4:07 pm | Porirua City Council

The decision was made at yesterday’s meeting of the Wastewater Treatment Plan and Landfill Joint Committee. Committee chair Councillor Geoff Hayward said the fee reduction was a positive for the environment as it should encourage more diversion of green ... More >>

Drinking? Don’t Drive. It’s Time To Get Our Heads Around It

Monday, 20 May 2024, 2:03 pm | Porirua City Council

Alcohol has contributed to 33 per cent of deaths and serious crashes in the Wellington region in the last decade. In response, police, NZTA and Council want to collectively target people that think it’s ok to drink and then drive. More >>

Porirua Rose Garden To Get Modern Upgrade

Tuesday, 14 May 2024, 4:03 pm | Porirua City Council

Plans include a new entry from Papakōwhai Rd, new toilets, redeveloping the southern lawn, gardens, picnic area, modern planting, a formalised events space and new exercise equipment on the splash pad lawn. More >>

Pacific Language Weeks To Begin

Wednesday, 8 May 2024, 4:26 pm | Porirua City Council

The first of 11 Pacific Language Weeks for 2024 is next week, as we look forward to celebrating the many varied cultures and identities of the Pacific communities in Porirua. The overarching theme of the language weeks for 2024 is sustainability. More >>

Council Needs Your Help To Get 165,000 Plants In The Ground

Wednesday, 8 May 2024, 3:17 pm | Porirua City Council

Improving freshwater quality is something everyone wants, and planting native plants near our waterways is something we can do to benefit Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbour. More >>

New Mahi Rangatahi Interns Welcomed

Wednesday, 8 May 2024, 2:48 pm | Porirua City Council

The Mahi Rangatahi programme provides real-world work experience for young people in Porirua, including developing a CV, applying for a job, having an interview, as well the actual hands-on experience in their chosen role. More >>

Video Submissions A Hit During Consultation

Wednesday, 8 May 2024, 2:33 pm | Porirua City Council

More than 500 people shared their views on the draft plan during the month-long consultation period, which closed last Friday. Engagement events were held across the city for kōrero on the draft plan. More >>

Porirua City Council Wraps Up Water Tank Pre-order System Following Record Demand

Wednesday, 8 May 2024, 10:21 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council has brought the pre-order system for its 200-litre water tanks to an end as record demand for the items has cooled and the city moves back to Level 1 water restrictions. More >>

Regional Recognition For Chorus Cabinets' Makeover

Tuesday, 23 April 2024, 4:45 pm | Porirua City Council

The partnership that has led to drab Chorus cabinets around Porirua being adorned with beautiful art has been recognised for its community values. The Kūmara Awards have been held annually since 2020, awarded by Placemaking Aotearoa for projects ... More >>

Councils Taking Joined-up Approach To Water

Friday, 12 April 2024, 1:05 pm | Porirua City Council

Under the MoU, one elected member from each council will sit on an Advisory Oversight Group (AOG) for the joint water service delivery plan process, alongside iwi/Māori partner representatives. More >>

Councils To Join Forces On Delivery Of Water Services

Thursday, 21 March 2024, 2:31 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City is teaming up with other councils in the Wellington region on water reform, to jointly develop a water service delivery plan that is workable, affordable, sustainable and meets the needs of communities and the environment. The Government’s ... More >>

Draft Plan Focuses On Water And Core Services

Thursday, 21 March 2024, 11:21 am | Porirua City Council

Continued investment in vital water infrastructure is the focus of Porirua City’s draft Long-term Plan 2024-34 (LTP), which was approved today for community consultation. The LTP sets the direction and budget for the city for the next 10 years, outlining ... More >>

Changes To Alcohol Licensing Fees Proposed

Tuesday, 19 March 2024, 4:25 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council is considering increasing charges for alcohol licensing fees to ensure the costs are covered by those selling alcohol, not ratepayers The Alcohol Fees Bylaw is out for consultation, with submissions invited until 14 April. The ... More >>

Tuk Tuk Thai Takes Out Cool As Challenge

Friday, 8 March 2024, 10:51 am | Porirua City Council

The votes were counted, the judges sipped and a Porirua entrant has once again taken out the Cool As Challenge. Nineteen cafes and restaurants in Porirua - along with a number from Lower Hutt - entered the competition to find the tastiest summer drink ... More >>

Know A Local Hero? Tell Us About Them

Thursday, 7 March 2024, 3:08 pm | Porirua City Council

Nominations open Friday 8 March for the highest honours for volunteers in Porirua. The Porirua Civic Awards recognise local people who have contributed to the city with their leadership, inspiration, sacrifice or commitment, often behind the scenes ... More >>

Aniva Residency At Pātaka Opens For Applications

Tuesday, 13 February 2024, 11:39 am | Porirua City Council

After a successful residency in 2023, Pātaka Art+Museum is excited to partner again with Creative New Zealand Toi Aotearoa to offer the Aniva Artist in Residency programme. The paid residency is offered to a Pacific artist or practitioner who identifies ... More >>

Cool As Way To Celebrate Summer

Tuesday, 13 February 2024, 9:54 am | Porirua City Council

It’s well and truly summer now, so a cool drink should be top of the list if you’re out and about. For the second year, the Cool As Challenge will take place in Porirua, with each participating café creating their own unique drink that will be judged ... More >>





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