When Caroline Fotualii, Seraphina Mika and Alice Ropata started singing, they never thought they'd end up on the main stage.
Catherine Mathews can recall working in Porirua's first library like it was yesterday - and remembers the genuine excitement around the town at the time.
Ray Brown is hopping mad about the "ridiculous" public access path next to his home, but a solution may be on the way.
Brian Paget wants to see Mana Island used more and an education centre built on a vacant section of land next to Dolly Varden Beach car park.
When she tripped over playing a game, the day before her ballet exam and badly sprained her toe, Lauren Mitchell thought she was done for.
Bill Platt had two interests while growing up — rugby and playing the euphonium.
Caroline Collins is still concerned about the Paremata roundabout almost a year after NZ Transport Agency said it would look into the problems there.
The day Nene Va'alepu took on prop Reg Goodes sticks out in Henry Smith's mind.
Plimmerton Bowling Club lost one of its characters last week as Charlie Hughes reluctantly leaves for Christchurch to be cared for by his granddaughter. He has cancer and the outlook is not good.
Ariel Middlemiss is dancing to her own tune from now on.
Craig Caldwell gave a good account of himself at the world darts championship in England in January.
The Porirua city centre has been given a new lease on life as a new public space nears completion.
His name carries a lot of weight and for one day in 2008 it meant even more.
Though Fred Aiulu is originally from Samoa, he will always have a place in his heart for Porirua.
Well over half the fines issued by the Whitford Brown speed camera were for motorists travelling up the hill, police figures show.
Roadworkers abused by fuming drivers after unset tar causes delays north of Wellington.
A good pie with a healthy twist should tempt many at Festival of the Elements this weekend.
It's not Dale Williams' garden, we need to get that straight from the outset.
Ken Douglas says he doesn't want to be in a public position when he's 80.
Watching the sunrise from on top of a mountain is one thing, but Jackson Rich's newest opportunity is something he is seriously looking forward to.
Alicia Rich is looking for a group of gardening enthusiasts to pick up their spades and watering cans to help maintain a project as part of a garden scheme in Porirua.
Dave Anderson is probably one of the nicest and most dedicated people you will ever meet. The long-time Plimmerton resident was honoured with a Porirua 50th medal last year.
Craig McDermott has tried to leave his clowning around for a nine to five job but says it is a something he loves to do.
A proactive and dedicated Tawa resident has found her niche as a co-ordinator of a fruit picking service in Wellington.
After offering to salvage Helen Clark's faltering career by becoming her young lover, Arthur Meek moves on to Hillary Clinton.
The honeymoon period is over for Judgeford Golf Club, but Brent Walton is sure there will be no resting on laurels.
The living wage is back on the agenda for Porirua City Council.
You could say Ron Lucas is just a Pauatahanui man, but that would be an understatement.
Police are still looking for Clinton Norling.
Choir hopes prisoner gospel singers will join their group after release.