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Young People’s Fund - Open Now

Monday, 11 October 2021, 6:18 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council’s Young People's Fund is open for applications. The fund offers grants for projects or initiatives that will have a significant impact on children and young people living in our city There are two tiers of funding available ... More >>

Cars On The Beach? Paid Parking Changes? Have Your Say.

Monday, 11 October 2021, 1:37 pm | Porirua City Council

Cars on beaches and paid parking in central Porirua are among the topics up for discussion in the review of the Transport Bylaw. Consultation opened today on the proposed bylaw, which covers a range of transport related matters and responds to ... More >>

Safe School Holiday Fun In Porirua

Tuesday, 28 September 2021, 1:35 pm | Porirua City Council

The October school holidays are just around the corner and across Porirua there’s plenty to do to keep tamariki entertained, at any Covid-19 alert level. The library’s holiday programme ‘The Great New Zealand Reading Road Trip’ is going to be online, ... More >>

Planting Project Helps Porirua Harbour Health

Friday, 24 September 2021, 9:13 am | Porirua City Council

More than 3000 trees planted alongside Porirua Stream this week are part of a multi-year project to help stop silt and contaminants entering Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbour. Carex, flax, toi toi, lemonwoods and other natives were planted on stream banks below ... More >>

Feedback sought on harbour-inspired wards proposed for next Porirua election

Thursday, 16 September 2021, 3:51 pm | Porirua City Council

A Māori ward honouring the original name for the area, and two general wards named for the two arms of our harbour is the plan proposed for Porirua City for future local government elections. The proposal is part of the city’s representation review, ... More >>

Lower traffic speeds lead to safer Fantame Street in Porirua

Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 1:50 pm | Porirua City Council

Work done to improve safety and traffic flow through Fantame Street in eastern Porirua is paying off, with 85 per cent of drivers passing the shops and Russell School now travelling well under 30km/h. Porirua Mayor Anita Baker says this is a direct result ... More >>

Porirua City Services At Alert Level 2

Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 6:25 am | Porirua City Council

When Porirua moves to Alert Level 2 most council services will be back up and running, with extra safety measures in place. Council facilities can open from Wednesday, with physical distancing, contact tracing and increased use of face coverings. Numbers ... More >>

Endangered native tree brought back to life in Porirua

Tuesday, 7 September 2021, 10:02 am | Porirua City Council

A tree in danger of dying out in New Zealand has been revived thanks to the keen eye of a Porirua City Council nursery employee. More >>

Porirua City services at Alert Level 3

Tuesday, 31 August 2021, 1:44 pm | Porirua City Council

When the Wellington region moves into Covid-19 Alert Level 3 at midnight tonight, there will be a few more Council services and recreation options available for Porirua City. These include mountain biking, tennis and other court sports, the reopening ... More >>

Harbour-inspired wards proposed for next Porirua election

Thursday, 19 August 2021, 12:30 pm | Porirua City Council

A Māori ward honouring the original name for the area, and two general wards named for the two arms of our harbour is the plan proposed for Porirua City for future local government elections. More >>

Cabinet Art Is Spreading In Porirua

Tuesday, 10 August 2021, 2:41 pm | Porirua City Council

Chorus is again working with Porirua City Council to extend its cabinet art programme in the district and is calling for designs from local artists. Four further cabinets in Porirua have been chosen for beautification and artists are encouraged to get ... More >>

Inspiring Young Leaders Of Porirua Celebrated

Monday, 9 August 2021, 1:27 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua’s inspiring young students were recognised today for their outstanding leadership and service in their schools and community. The Rotary Clubs of Porirua and Porirua City Council presented the Primary School Leadership Awards to 61 local ... More >>

Porirua City Council Maintains AA Rating

Tuesday, 3 August 2021, 2:30 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua City Council has again maintained its AA credit rating with Standard & Poor’s, and the outlook is stable. "A supportive institutional framework, experienced management team, and strong economic profile underpin Porirua’s creditworthiness," ... More >>

Major Wastewater Tank Project To Help Porirua

Tuesday, 3 August 2021, 11:15 am | Porirua City Council

The recent burst wastewater pipe in Paremata has highlighted how important it is to look after the network carrying sewage away from our homes. Fixing this pipe has become a priority but Porirua City Council is also taking a longer view, as signalled ... More >>

Porirua Seeks To Recycle Construction Waste

Monday, 2 August 2021, 4:00 pm | Porirua City Council

Porirua may be able to help provide a facility in the lower North Island to recycle construction and demolition material, after receiving funding to develop a business case. Last week Minister for the Environment David Parker announced $164,250 to Porirua ... More >>

Reverend Perema Leasi Recognised With Laneway

Monday, 2 August 2021, 2:21 pm | Porirua City Council

To acknowledge the contribution that the late Reverend Perema Leasi made within eastern Porirua, Ixion Lane has been renamed to Perema Leasi Lane. A small blessing was held on Monday 2 August to open the new laneway. "Naming this street for ... More >>

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 >>