Pupils at a Porirua school will have a safe place to cross thanks to one of their classmates.
Barry Cullen doesn't care that his 1932 Roadster is made from fibreglass and isn't the true blue article.
National's Hekia Parata and Labour's Kris Faafoi speak on what they love about Porirua.
The best option to link Tawa and Lower Hutt is by no means settled, and NZTA has acknowledged SH58 needs improvement.
He may not have a red suit but to the children at Nuanua Kindergarten, Paul Wahid is like Santa Claus.
New Zealand Post will host two public meetings this month to discuss the Mana PostShop.
A newpolice initiative that focuses on predicting where crimes will take place is seeing good results.
Hundreds have voiced their support for the restriction where and when alcohol is sold in Porirua.
A 3000-home suburb, with a school and community facilities, is planned for Porirua.
Two soul sisters are becoming organ sisters, in a new procedure that allows kidney transplants between different blood types.
Spicer Landfill will get up to $725,000 worth of upgrades in the next two years, Porirua City Council has announced.
A Porirua school may get its $675,000 respite from flooding sooner rather than later.
For most night owls, a taxi ride is just a phone call away, but not for Porirua residents in wheelchairs.
Scott Byrnes has been sleeping between bus shelters, bridges and friends' houses for six weeks.
Up, up and away for Pip
Pip Piper's 90th birthday celebration was more active than the average - he made his first parachute jump.
Zach Bovey is making a name for himself in a sport that doesn't get a lot of attention: inline hockey.
A New Zealand puppet play about death will be showing at next month's Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
A proposed Writers' Walk, lauding celebrated Porirua authors such Patricia Grace has taken a back seat.
A two-day retreat to Wairarapa for Porirua City councillors and senior council staff cost $8200.
A landscape image of Pautahanui Inlet will be on show in one of the world's busiest spots - Times Square.
What is left of the Paremata Barracks is the only remaining example of a colonial stone-built military fort in New Zealand.
Porirua's Jono Francis recently lived out a Boy's Own-type adventure by sailing on a refurbished Steinlager 2 from Auckland to Fiji. This is his story.
KRIS DANDO - Kapi-Mana NewsNoise control complaints are up nearly 20 per cent in the past year in Porirua, costing ratepayers $70,000.
A $30,000 grant to the now- defunct Mana Education Centre has fallen into a black hole.
KRIS DANDO - Kapi-Mana NewsMana MP Chris Faafoi has decided not to be on Labour's party list for the forthcoming election.
KRIS DANDO - Kapi-Mana NewsMore than 800 replies to a survey have called for NZ Post to keep its Mana PostShop open.
KRIS DANDO - Kapi-Mana NewsCrims beware: the CCTV cameras in Porirua's city centre are to be manned fulltime.
Thirty employees at Porirua City Council each earn more than $100,000.
Porirua City Council has done an about-turn on refusing $40,000 to fund a mountain bike track in the area.
Eastside Four Square owner Mazina Jalal is calling on the Porirua City Council for compensation after the Mungavin Ave upgrade caused her to lose $45,000 over the past three weeks.
Travel insurance failed a Paremata family forced to borrow more than $10,000 after their Scottish mother had a rare stroke while visiting.
Whitby has been given the lion's share of Porirua City Council's proposed 2014-15 village planning budget, with more than a quarter of the $477,000 budget earmarked to go its way.
Teen charts course from New Zealand to Fiji
A Wellington 18-year-old is one of the youngest crew members on a 1200-nautical mile yacht race from Auckland to Fiji.
Paul Setefano should be used to the Sky Tower Challenge by now, but he feels like there are more steps each year.
After 40 years of business the book is closing for a popular Porirua store.
NZ Post engaged in a "sham consultation" before closing the Mana PostShop, says Porirua's mayor.
Porirua City Council has been accused of a "shameful" neglect of the historic Titahi Bay Community Hall, but has responded by questioning how any restoration would be funded.
A lack of emergency housing in Porirua led to a sickness beneficiary having to sleep in his car after a heart operation.
Skilled community response teams are being put at risk, says a civil defence co-ordination.
As emergency accommodation is stretched, it is single men who are falling through the cracks, says Mana MP Kris Faafoi.
Northern United rugby stalwart Henry Smith talks about the terror of the captain's speech, his toughest opponent and the importance of family.
A splash pad with water jets and tipping buckets is among the ideas submitted to Porirua City Council's draft annual plan.
While RSAs are struggling to stay open in New Zealand, Porirua RSA is thriving and attracting a new generation.
Residents want a quicker route between Porirua and the Hutt, but concerns about the options could force a re-think.
Colonial Knob moutainbike route delayed
Mountainbikers in Wellington may have to wait a bit longer for a completed track below Colonial Knob.
Titahi Bay Surf Life Saving Club has plenty to crow about after its success in national senior and junior competitions.
The drums are beating for a primary school to be built in one of Wellington's fastest growing areas.
Porirua residents will have fewer places to buy alcohol after 9pm, should a local policy for the city be passed.
George Tilsley has played in sevens tournaments around the world, and is now eyeing a Commonweath Games spot.