Media Releases 2015

This page has the content from the latest media releases or news issued by Porirua City Council in 2015. All files are in pdf format.

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10 December 2015 Porirua City Council Challenges Central Government: No Buck Passing on Substandard Rentals
10 December 2015 Kids to make a splash at Aotea Lagoon
3 December 2015 Milestone in Harbour Protection
2 December 2015 Porirua Launches Gigabit-Speed Wi-Fi
27 November 2015 Sediment Reduction Plan endorsed
24 November 2015 Pataka Art + Museum is announced as New Zealand’s Lego collection point for Ai Weiwei
11 November 2015 Porirua charities win at Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards
2 November 2015 Botanic bouquet for Bothamley Park work
27 October 2015 Residents urged to think big as Porirua begins a review of the District Plan
21 October 2015 Joint Commitment to Porirua’s Young People
20 October 2015 Clearway hours set to increase to ease congestion on Mana Esplanade
14 October 2015 Water supply to be affected
12 October 2015 Ideas wanted for revamp of Cannons Creek playground
7 October 2015 Building Inspections Go Digital
1 October 2015 Porirua Little Theatre given more time for Marine’s Hall case
21 September 2015 The hills are alive with consultation
21 September 2015 Porirua primary school children honoured for their leadership
14 September 2015 Council consulting children over wet play area
10 September 2015 Councils unite in action to tackle Spicer Landfill smell
7 September 2015 Porirua Harbour Group winds up saying "job mostly done"
4 September 2015 PCC "Strong Financial Management" - Standard and Poor's
27 August 2015 Residents’ views on Gaming Machines and TAB Venues Policy sought
27 August 2015 E-voting a step closer after Council decision
27 August 2015 Council passes bylaw to stop pollution going in the Harbour
20 August 2015 New Porirua reserve named after former Mayor Jenny Brash
7 August 2015 New Pataka Director welcomed
4 August 2015 50th Anniversary Awards Dinner to mark Porirua's birthday
27 July 2015 Launch of te reo music video made in Porirua
22 July 2015 Free and fast Wi-Fi in Porirua by the end of the year
7 July 2015 Revised Strategy released
6 July 2015 Work gets started on CBD project
6 July 2015 Development Contributions in Porirua to reduce
2 July 2015 Long-term Plan for Porirua focussed on future
2 July 2015 New development incentives to transform Porirua CBD into an "enticing, liveable space"
2 July 2015 Bids for Trash Palace open soon
10 June 2015 Porirua 50th Awards
5 June 2015 Investment in Porirua's future
5 June 2015 Council rate instalments cut to four each year
29 May 2015 Porirua Businesses stand out for Health and Safety in Gold Awards
21 May 2015 Residents continue to rate Council services highly
21 May 2015 Turf transfer gets green light
30 April 2015 Council to work with potential Trash Palace operators
10 April 2015 Porirua market out for tender
24 March 2015 Porirua kids at heart of decision making
17 March 2015 Explore Porirua’s stream-life during Bothamley Park ‘Stream Extreme’ day
17 March 2015 Council cautiously optimistic about harbour recovery
17 March 2015 Love Food Hate Waste
13 March 2015 Algae Bloom in Whitby Lake
9 March 2015 HeARTworks project launched
5 March 2015 First stages of city centre revitalisation given go ahead
3 March 2015 Protecting Porirua Parks from Illegal tree felling
26 February 2015 Submission in support of amalgamation
16 January 2015 Avoid Swimming at Plimmerton South Beach

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Communications Unit
Porirua City Council
P O Box 50218
Porirua City 5240
Phone: (04) 237 5089