Media Releases 2017

This page has the content from the latest media releases or news issued by Porirua City Council in 2017. All files are in pdf format.

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22 August 2017 Easy walking on newly upgraded Porirua walkway
16 August 2017 New dune and wetland area unveiled on Porirua’s foreshore
16 August 2017 Porirua’s second JOBfest geared for success 
15 August 2017 Porirua project receives $2 million freshwater improvement grant
7 August 2017 Porirua City Gives nothing to racism
4 August 2017 Fresh new look to Porirua Aquatic Centre
2 August 2017 Community pulls together to shelter Pāuatahanui school kids
28 July 2017 Virtuoso Strings Charitable Trust takes out top Porirua award
18 July 2017 New weather station confirms warmer Porirua
17 July 2017 Dark Horizons - Fear of an Imagined Threat
17 July 2017 Kerry Ann Lee - Fruits in the Backwater
10 July 2017 Peruvian master weaver brings bold tapestries to Pātaka
4 July 2017 Porirua Mayor calls for plastic bag levy
29 June 2017 Civic Awards for Porirua volunteers
29 June 2017 Porirua City adopts Annual Plan 2017/18
27 June 2017

Photography exhibition explores our tattoo culture

22 June 2017 Michael King sculpture to be unveiled
21 June 2017 Pātaka storage upgrade creates unique exhibition
9 June 2017 Council considers feedback on Porirua’s Annual Plan
1 June 2017 Residents to have their say on how Porirua dogs are managed
30 May 2017 And the Oscar goes to ... John Gilbert
24 May 2017 Porirua Arbor Day – help beautify Spicer Botanical Forest
23 May 2017 New site for Aotea Lagoon's splash pad
18 May 2017 Students pitch ideas to Council
27 April 2017 Porirua working for children and young people
21 April 2017 New dune and wetland area for Porirua Harbour
20 April 2017 NASA stars come to Porirua
18 April 2017 Porirua City Centre upgrade wins another award
12 April 2017 Recognise a volunteer with a Porirua Civic Award
7 April 2017 No change to Easter Sunday trading
8 March 2017 Aotea Lagoon’s leaking southern pond to become a garden
2 March 2017 Porirua is buzzing as first electric vehicle charging station goes live
1 March 2017 Consultation to begin on Easter Sunday trading
1 March 2017 Creekfest set to rock
28 February 2017 Community asked for feedback on playground revamps in Waitangirua and Titahi Bay
16 February 2017 Cobham Court Market on the menu
9 February 2017 Council’s swim school boosted by Water Safety NZ funding
9 February 2017 Jazz, blues and rock at Porirua's Free Summer Concert Series
2 February 2017

Council agrees $200,000 for performing arts centre in Porirua

2 February 2017 Porirua’s Peace Memorial to be upgraded to create a strong ceremonial space
2 February 2017 Apartment living coming to Porirua city centre
31 January 2017 Multi‐cultural walk launches Porirua’s massive Waitangi Day Festival
26 January 2017 Skate park wins Mural Masterpieces Award
20 January 2017 Cubism on Display at Pataka
20 January 2017 Roger Mortimer to exhibit at Pataka
9 January 2017 Big guns out for Porirua’s Symphony at the Lagoon this month

Contact Details

For more information about media releases, please contact:

Communications Unit
Porirua City Council
P O Box 50218
Porirua City
Phone: (04) 237 5089
Fax: (04) 237 6384