Kapi-Mana NewsYouth offending has dropped, a judge has told an audience of business, education and community leaders.
Barry King calls a spade a spade. And he's seen plenty of spades.
Cannons Creek shops are now home to a one-of-a-kind piece of art.
Porirua has good reason for a party next year. In October 2015, Porirua will have been a city for 50 years.
Agroup of Porirua schoolchildren have made their film debut.
Porirua City Council has rejected investing $300,000 in developing a business hub.
Police say children playing with matches started the fire that destroyed a large house in Porirua on Monday night last week.
A Tawa information day on the controversial Petone to Grenada link road proposal drew big crowds last Wednesday.
Bayley LuuTomes' intentions at this year's Ellerslie International Flower Show were much more charitable than last year, but he still reaped the rewards.
Volunteering to timekeep and take race notes is not the way most 9-year-old girls spend their Saturdays, but Phoebe Riddle loves it.
Stefania Owen has been spending time New York, acting in a popular television show and rubbing shoulders with the rich and famous.
A green dotted line on a map is giving Gaylene Lines sleepless nights.
St Kilda AFL players dropped in on a Pulse netball training session at Te Rauparaha Arena last Wednesday.
Porirua City Council may join the Regional Amenities Fund after all.
Like everyone else, Walter Pokoati of Titahi Bay has his good and bad days, but it's how he deals with the bad days that sets him apart.
The Tigers will be roaring into town for an NRL match at Westpac Stadium.
RHIANNON MCCONNELL - Kapi-Mana NewsA Plimmerton art gallery set up to help local artists needs funding to remain open, says its owner.
A new residents' association is in the works for Titahi Bay.
Kilian De Lacy and Bruce Twidle say they are now "comfortably neutral" about the proposed wake park for Aotea Lagoon.
The national skateboarding championships are being held in conjunction with Porirua Festival of the Elements at Te Rauparaha Park on Thursday.
Tawa sports clubs and the Tawa Community Board chairman are disappointed the suburb is being excluded from planning for an artificial turf.
A conversation with his uncle inspired a Porirua personal trainer to develop a workout aimed at taking Pacific Islanders back to their roots.
Wiremu Grace jokes that it was the "great garlic heist", but there is also frustration on his part at the brazen theft from Te Rito Gardens.
One of New Zealand's best- known artists visited Cannons Creek School last week to teach teenagers how to make traditional Tongan tapa cloth.
Porirua Police Station's front counter is no longer being staffed 24 hours a day, leading to disquiet from civic leaders.
Action on developing Porirua's cbd will be taken, councillor Euon Murrell has promised.
Ranui Residents Association co-chair Rosie Gallagher says the upgrade to the Mungavin shops precinct has been a long time coming.
Aged only 10, Josh Platt ran a half-marathon every month of 2013.
Help for struggling New Zealanders in Australia
A Facebook page created by a former Porirua man is helping New Zealanders in Australia out of financial hardship.
A Porirua man who was scammed on Facebook says his faith in trading online has been dented.
Expansion of the south end car park at Porirua Station will go ahead.
Changes will be made to the Cannons Creek shopping precinct to make it safer for pedestrians and traffic.
Five Brandon Intermediate girls are on a stratospheric rise to fame, much like the 1960s crooners they emulate.
Porirua's Festival of the Elements has helped generate millions of dollars for the local economy over the past 21 years.
Thirty-four work-related accidents were reported by Porirua City Council in 2013.
Kapi-Mana NewsTwo Porirua residents received Queen's Service Medals in the New Year honours.
A fraudster who sank a Porirua youth charity has been given three months' home detention, which the sentencing judge insists is not a slap on the wrist.
Keep the fun in business - that is the message from the big winner at last month's Porirua business awards.
Titahi Bay kickboxer Ra Redden grabbed headlines in Australia recently with an impressive win in the Total Carnage evening at the Gold Coast Convention Centre.
KRIS DANDO - Kapi-Mana NewsA new flying camera will add another dimension to one film-maker's work.
At the time of year when harried shoppers need some Christmas joy, Damian Johanson is happy to spread it.
Brave girls honoured for saving a man's life
Police have honoured three teenage girls for rescuing a man threatening to jump off the Plimmerton overbridge.
A 35-year chapter in Porirua's education history ended last week with the closure of Mana Education Centre.
Removal of part of the Canopies and further upgrades of Porirua Railway Station are on the cards as part of the Porirua city centre revitalisation programme.
A true Titahi Bay joker will be remembered this Christmas, on the first anniversary of his early death.
Chelsea Grootveld has achieved much in her 36 years and this week she will reach another milestone.
Porirua is a bigger, richer, older city than in 2006, according to new census figures.
An Ascot Park woman with a strong conscience smoked tobacco her daughter had helped steal, then made her daughter confess to the burglary.
It was a procession for Disaster Prepare Ltd at last week's Westpac Porirua Business Excellence Awards.
Jan Newman says contemplating life without work is scary.