Accusations that Titahi Bay Residents Association is a closed shop have led to its chairman calling public criticism "a beat-up by someone with a grudge".
A life bookended by the Rimutaka Incline's birth and demise is told in a new historical novel.
Early registrations are open for the Porirua Grand Traverse.
Fifty lifeguards will patrol Titahi Bay Beach in shifts of four on weekends until the end of March.
An early experience with snobby ballerinas convinced Deborah Hale her career needed to celebrate everybody's talent.
A single Porirua East mother wants to set a better example for her young children after shoplifting three times this year.
A damaged library in the Cook Islands has brought out the generous side of Porirua residents and schools.
Healthy eating was the winner on the day at a Masterchef-type cook- off at Toru Fetu kindergarten on Friday.
Plimmerton identities John and Helen Chipper have left the building.
Smartphone-wielding Porirua residents can smarten up their city on the go, thanks to a new app.
Wellington's new deputy mayor is talking big and promising new initiatives for the city before Christmas.
Bureta Faraimo might be playing for the American national rugby league team, but he's still his mother's baby.
KRIS DANDO - Kapi-Mana News
Bureta Faraimo is one name to keep an eye on.
Musician Lole Usoali'i-Hickey still calls Porirua home, despite running a successful record label in Samoa.
Rugby star Robbie Fruean talks about recovering from heart surgery, returning to training and what he misses about Porirua.
The validity of the trust board that runs the Whanau Centre in Cannons Creek has been challenged with an application to the attorney-general.
A developer planning a $45 million housing development in Kenepuru was forced to liquidate a similar scheme in 1995, owing $3m.
Foodbanks in Porirua are feeling the pinch as the holiday season approaches - and they're keen for items you might not think of.
Porirua is getting fit island-style, thanks to two women who run non-profit hula classes in the east.
A group of pilgrims encounter sword fights, chase scenes and a medieval tournament in Gryphon's comedy, Some Canterbury Tales.
A woman who concealed meat and milk powder in her trousers and bra will serve 80 hours' community work, Judge Bill Hastings ruled at Porirua District Court last Tuesday.
Tawa Football Club has earned the New Zealand Football quality club mark.
Picking up rubbish is not just for criminals, Porirua school-children will be taught over the next month.
Many different cultures and flavours contributed to the creation of Porirua's Japanese Thai Restaurant 20 years ago.
Five years after its controversial launch, Te Rauparaha Arena has proved critics wrong.
Almost 500 Porirua state houses would benefit from improved driveway safety, Housing Minister Nick Smith said when he visited Porirua East this month.
A Waitangirua charity aiming to keep teenagers out of gangs has closed after being robbed by its business manager.
Just 35 Porirua residents bothered to attend two meetings in the area to discuss super-city proposals.
Former mayoral candidate Piripi Gray was convicted of cannabis possession last week after an Armed Offenders Squad raid on his home.
Sniffles and colds put playgroups off-limits for children with high health needs, so a Pauatahanui mother has created her own.
Sharing is a life lesson Waitangirua's Jasmine Taankink has taken to heart.
A Titahi Bay carpool has become what is possibly New Zealand's oldest car share.
A Titahi Bay man has had 80 hours added to his community work sentence after being found with drugs and a weapon in his car.
Cannon's Creek's Mix Tavern has been refused a liquor licence.
Taita College beat Aotea College 11-3 in the mixed final of the ki o rahi secondary school regionals at Elsdon Park last Wednesday.
ROBIN CHESTERFIELD - Kapi-Mana News
For much of the year, the Canada geese problems are not obvious around Pauatahanui.
Despite suggestions to the contrary, water meters are not on the cards for Porirua, a council manager has promised.
In spring a young man's thoughts turn to love, so they say, but the Guardians of Pauatahanui Inlet's thoughts turn to clean-up day.
OPINION: It's time some Northern ward residents stepped up to the plate and properly supported Porirua.
Aotea's Barbara Donaldson was named deputy chairwoman of Wellington Regional Council at the council meeting at the Wharewaka last Wednesday.
Alan Gray, regarded by many as the consummate Pauatahanui resident, is typically modest about his standing in the community.
Wellington Riding for the Disabled last month celebrated its 40-year anniversary with an afternoon tea at its Kenepuru premises.
A former Tawa man said he was astonished by the success of a Facebook giraffe craze he started.
After 15 years in the business, The Black Seeds have grown up in every sense.
Porirua's new city council should focus on the positives and nurture the city's talent, mayor Nick Leggett said in his inaugural address last Tuesday night.
A drunk Tawa man who had his stereo seized was so angry his neighbours feared for their safety, and backup police officers had to be called to contain him.
Tawa's close-knit community is something Malcolm Sparrow has worked hard to develop while serving two terms on the Tawa Community Board.
A frenzy of hashtags has put Porirua in the running to get the southern hemisphere's fastest broadband internet.
As a child, Kerryn Palmer was fascinated by the poignant story behind an old family photograph.
An opportunity to connect with people living in his community is one of the main benefits of the job for Windley School's new principal.