Porirua could be on Nasa's radar soon, with a plan to attract its scientists to the city north of Wellington.
A Porirua meth hui was gut wrenching, full of emotion and nothing like your standard meet-the-candidates meeting.
Recognition for volunteer brigades needed in the future, a Wellington fire service told Parliament.
The departing Porirua mayor says that it is the people he worked with that he will miss - and Cannons Creek fish and chips.
New Zealand cricketer Hamish Bennett is heading for the capital this summer.
Porirua Vikings under 12s didn't do all their winning on the field.
Porirua Community Trust's finances came under the spotlight this week with a $900,000 bill for earthquake strengthening.
Could you walk home from Wellington to Porirua or Kapiti if rail and roads were destroyed?
A sweet new business has sprung up on Kapiti Island.
Greater Wellington Region tweaks its plan so a new bus service can be tried.
A kitten and an emu are proving that species don't matter when it comes to love.
Starting a new year at school is about to get a whole lot easier for some Porirua children.
A small Wellington wrestling club is packing a big punch on the national stage.
Louis Fenton can't wait to get over his latest injury setback.
There's a building sitting on Ministry of Education land in Wellington - but the ministry isn't sure who owns it.
About 750 students descended on Porirua for the Young Singers in Harmony event, with top barbershop singers in fine voice.
Porirua MPs and mayoral candidates call for empty state houses to be made available to those who need them.
A Porirua double amputee says taxpayers are funding a care-giving service that sometimes never shows up.
Fancy a tropical island holiday with a difference? Habitat for Humanity has just the vacation for you.
New Zealand golfer Michael Campbell is back in his home country for a flying visit, but isn't a fan of New Zealand spring weather.
A Porirua school is staging The Jungle Book after winning a international helping hand to put it on.
Porirua mayoral candidate David Watt isn't letting inexperience hold him back.
Truck full of dirt rolls on to parked car. Witness 'grabbed my baby and ran'.
A Porirua mayoral candidate wants to change the political system and promote more social equality and a moneyless society.
The need to control erosion means the cost of to ratepayers for a Porirua cycleway has risen about $40,000.
It's a tale of two lovebirds - except one of them has a heart of stone.
To many she was a champion for Maori. To her family, Lady Miria Pomare was also the loving 'Arma'.
How about an All Blacks jersey or a signed Wellington Phoenix shirt? You can with a series of charity auctions going live on Trade Me this week.
More measures are in place to slow traffic in Plimmerton, north of Porirua.
There is finally optimism abound about a school for Aotea, after it was dismissed by the Education Ministry in May.