Media Releases 2012

This page has the content from the latest media releases or news issued by Porirua City Council in 2012. All files are in pdf format.

Date (2012) Topic
20 December Environment improvements at Spicer Landfill
14 December Warning signs installed at Titahi Bay beach
20 November Helen Kedgley appointed Director of Pataka
8 November Porirua Harbour Strategy wins planners award
8 November

Six-monthly report shows work progressing well on Porirua Harbour Strategy

5 November Porirua Water Sports Open Day
1 November No challenge to Environment Court decision on wind farms
1 November Lower speeds to improve safety on key Porirua roads
16 October Pataka popularity bucks trend
9 October Environment Court upholds PCC decision on wind farms
8 October New Airlie Rd Bridge - from historic to future proof

5 October

Recognising international qualifications

28 September Plan to guide future management of Porirua cemeteries
13 September PCC and NZTA to pursue land swap that will benefit both
12 September Porirua - Get ready to ShakeOut
10 September NCEA seminars for parents new to New Zealand
7 September Porirua voice in future of medical after-hours service at Kenepuru
7 Septmber Does Ascot Park need a Village Plan?
5 September Porirua to host top basketball U-19 talent
3 September PCC pleased HNZ to improve Porirua homes
30 August Porirua City Council supports same sex marriage
30 August Porirua to have fewer councillors after next election
24 August Porirua Saturday market open longer
13 August Porirua Mayor pushes for electronic voting in next Local Government election
2 August PCC wins top information management award
1 August Help stop illegal dumping of rubbish
27 July PCC supports social housing remaining at Moana Court flats
2 July Porirua plugs into Electric Vehicle technology
28 June New priorities for City Centre Revitalisation
22 June Transmission Gully decision - Landmark day for Porirua
12 June Work starts to upgrade Calliope Park
1 June Porirua takes two Gold Awards
30 May Water supply to parts of Porirua temporarily at risk
29 May Arbor week plantings
17 May Speed limit reductions - Grays Road
15 May Treaty of Waitangi workshop
10 May Remembering US Marines 70 years on
10 May

Bridge upgrades in Whitby

10 May Improving pathway connections
8 May Council to survey residents
3 May Saving Porirua Harbour - Finalist in Green Ribbon Award
26 April Some small local playgrounds to close in favour of improved neighbourhood playgrounds
18 April Record number of Porirua businesses step into the limelight
16 April "Nippers" help launch Long Term Plan in Titahi Bay
13 April Synthetic turf decision confirmed
12 April Educating new arrivals on buying a house
5 April Party for Long Term Plan at Cannons Creek Pool
21 March Airlie Road bridge replacement
21 March Porirua walkways get high-tech treatment
19 March Digital Porirua to wind up
8 March PCC To Consult On Future Ownership Of Its Social Housing
8 March PCC City Centre Subcommittee and external implementation team appointed for City Centre Revitalisation Project
8 March Dangerous trees replaced with natives on Baxters Knob
7 March Have your say on draft Recreation and Open Spaces Strategy 2012-2022
6 March Rubbish disposal to cost more in draft LTP
2 March Community stalwart mourned
29 February Future Porirua Sports Infrastructure priorities proposed
29 February Porirua Railway Station puts its 'Golden Foot' Forward
21 February Educating new arrivals to Emergency Preparedness NZ Style
21 February Blessing for Titahi Bay Beach pou
21 February Filthy Lucre - or beautiful artworks?
16 February Burglary compromises Porirua's emergency response
15 February Traffic wardens to enforce WoFs and Regos
8 February Twilight Festival celebrates new suburb of Ranui
1 February City Focus newsletter goes online for Long Term Plan
30 January More flexible parking for Porirua CBD
20 January Future of Council building to be decided in Long Term Plan
19 January Door closed on dredging for Porirua Harbour

Contact Details

For more information about media releases, please contact:

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