Porirua City Council - Latest News [Page 1]

Porirua Business Awards: Celebrating Growth, Grit And Community Spirit

Thursday, 15 July 2021, 3:30 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua’s resilient and innovative small businesses and a range of exceptional young employees were recognised at the first Porirua City Council Small Business Awards ceremony at the Whitireia Library in Porirua last night. "The Porirua ... More >>

Porirua Volunteers Lauded At Wellington Airport Community Awards

Wednesday, 14 July 2021, 11:11 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua has announced its winners for the Wellington Airport Community Awards, honouring organisations and volunteers in the city who have strived to make it a better place. At a ceremony on Tuesday night at Pātaka, worthy winners were recognised across ... More >>

Infrastructure Investment In Eastern Porirua Welcomed

Tuesday, 13 July 2021, 10:59 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua City has welcomed the announcement today that $136 million will be invested in infrastructure projects in eastern Porirua, as part of the Government’s new Housing Acceleration Fund. The Government investment in sewerage, storm water and ... More >>

Views Sought On Northern Kenepuru Roading Improvements

Thursday, 8 July 2021, 10:34 am | Porirua City Council

Community input is being sought on a series of road and safety improvements planned for the northern Kenepuru area, Porirua. Porirua Mayor Anita Baker welcomed the improvements designed to help manage the traffic growth anticipated from the opening of Transmission ... More >>

New Wards Coming For Porirua In Next Council Election

Monday, 5 July 2021, 2:40 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council recently voted to establish a Māori ward for Porirua City in the 2022 and 2025 local elections, so now needs to look at governance arrangements for the city as a whole. The goal is to make sure Council provides fair and effective ... More >>

Porirua Sets City’s Long Term Priorities

Wednesday, 30 June 2021, 6:13 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council has formally adopted its Long-term Plan (LTP), setting a clear focus for the city on essentials, not "nice to haves". Investment in critical infrastructure, a strong focus on harbour health and preparing for climate change ... More >>

Pāuatahanui Inlet Pathway Completion Welcomed

Monday, 28 June 2021, 4:46 pm | Porirua City Council

It’s taken more than 20 years, but Te Ara Piko is finally the finished product. The 5.25km, $5.3million pathway around the northern side of the spectacular Pāuatahanui Inlet was pitched in 1999 to then-Porirua mayor Jenny Brash by members of the Rotary ... More >>

Starry-eyed Matariki In Porirua

Thursday, 24 June 2021, 3:08 pm | Porirua City Council

Matariki celebrations in Porirua will be a star-studded affair with the night sky twinkling inside Te Rauparaha Arena in a magical light installation. Matariki, which signals the start of the Māori New Year, will be celebrated in Porirua from 3-11 ... More >>

Outstanding Volunteers Receive Porirua Civic Awards

Tuesday, 22 June 2021, 9:39 am | Porirua City Council

The dedication of our city's volunteers has been recognised at Porirua's 2021 Civic Awards. Mayor Anita Baker presented the awards to 12 hard-working recipients at a special ceremony on Monday, 21 June, at Pātaka. The awards honoured the outstanding ... More >>

Porirua's View Road Properties Sold

Monday, 21 June 2021, 5:56 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council has sold 24 units in Titahi Bay’s View Road to Te Runanga o Toa Rangatira Incorporated (Ngāti Toa) for $10 million (including GST). The decision to sell was made by the full Council at a meeting last Thursday after weighing up ... More >>

Four New Faces For Porirua's Hall Of Fame

Wednesday, 16 June 2021, 4:58 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua’s new Hall of Fame inductees are an actress, a dance choreographer, the founder of one of the country’s most trusted and well-loved brands, and one of the city’s favourite rugby players. The Hall of Fame is in the corridor of the ... More >>

Investment Puts Gondola On Porirua Horizon

Tuesday, 15 June 2021, 8:45 am | Porirua City Council

Porirua is set to become home to New Zealand’s fifth gondola on the back of new investment momentum into the planned Adventure Park that has been four years in the making. Leisure and recreation development company, Select Contracts NZ, has locked ... More >>

Infrastructure, Harbour Health And Climate Change The Focus For Porirua

Thursday, 3 June 2021, 4:59 pm | Porirua City Council

Investment in critical infrastructure, a strong focus on harbour health and preparing for climate change are the key priorities for Porirua, while other "nice to haves" will have to wait, was the clear message from Porirua City Council today. ... More >>

Sensory Experience Wows At Pātaka

Tuesday, 1 June 2021, 11:38 am | Porirua City Council

If you love cinema, dance, music and theatre, come and savour them all at once in the senses-awakening Where Memories Sleep, currently showing at Pātaka, which comes with live shows. The installation is a stunning cine-dance music production exploring ... More >>

Plimmerton Dog Recreation Area Has Its Day

Friday, 28 May 2021, 1:15 pm | Porirua City Council

The Plimmerton Dog Recreation Area has won a national award, recognised for its co-operative approach. The park, at the northern end of Plimmerton Domain, won the 2021 Active Park of the Year at the Recreation Aotearoa awards dinner in Rotorua ... More >>

Porirua Libraries Help Forge Connection

Thursday, 27 May 2021, 1:29 pm | Porirua City Council

With the social isolation caused by Covid-19, libraries have more than ever become a hub for people to connect - with each other and, through technology, with the wider world. With this in mind, Porirua Libraries have created a series of programmes to ... More >>

Love Local Back By Popular Demand

Thursday, 20 May 2021, 2:54 pm | Porirua City Council

Following the huge success of October’s Love Local Expo where more than 5000 people visited more than 120 businesses exhibiting at Te Rauparaha Arena, Porirua is now gearing up for the next Love Local in June. The popular expo gives the community ... More >>

Māori Ward Possible For Porirua

Thursday, 20 May 2021, 2:26 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council have voted to establish a Māori ward in the city for the 2022 and 2025 local body elections. The decision was passed unanimously at this morning’s full Council meeting, councillors and Mayor Anita Baker commenting it was an effective ... More >>

Pātaka's Spine To Be Strengthened

Monday, 17 May 2021, 3:49 pm | Porirua City Council

The central corridor section of Pātaka will close from 7 June due to maintenance and strengthening work, but the rest of the building will remain open to the public. The programme of work is expected to take about 12 weeks and will make the gallery ... More >>

Noa’ia Everybody, Rotuman Pacific Language Week Is Here!

Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 12:28 pm | Porirua City Council

This year’s theme for the Rotuman Language Week is Tutur häk ne måür lelei - which refers to the four pillars of life and wellbeing (spiritual, physical, psychological, and social) and it acknowledges and celebrates the strength and resilience of our ... More >>