Porirua has good reason for a party next year. In October 2015, Porirua will have been a city for 50 years.
Porirua kissed goodbye to summer today with its annual health extravaganza Creekfest.
A man who sprayed oven cleaner in the eyes of a dog he thought was attacking has been found guilty of ill-treating an animal.
New Zealand's drinking culture must change, a coroner says, after the alcohol death of a Porirua man.
A Porirua man who sprayed oven cleaner in a dog's face claims it was in self-defence.
Loud bangs were heard in what appears to be a firearms incident in Cannons Creek this morning.
A mother fled with her baby seconds after their Porirua flat was engulfed in flames.
A Porirua home has been badly damaged by fire this afternoon.
Porirua City Council has rejected investing $300,000 in developing a business hub.
Police say children playing with matches started fire which destroyed large house in Porirua.
Stefania Owen has been spending time New York, acting in a popular television show and rubbing shoulders with the rich and famous.
A family of eight, including four children, escaped a large house fire in Porirua last night.
A Poirirua man may lose his leg after a kitesurfing accident at Titahi Bay beach.
Porirua lifeguards brought a man back to life after he was found floating face-down in the water.
Newly planned houses in Grenada could be demolished to make way for Petone link road.
Lifeguards at a Porirua pool revived a man found floating face-down in the water this morning.
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.
A Hutt Valley man has been arrested and charged with providing explosives to commit a crime, with possible links to a Grenada North fire.
A depot has been badly damaged by fire in the Wellington suburb of Grenada North.
Travel between Porirua and the Hutt Valley may get quicker, but don't expect it to be free.
A treacherous stretch of road has been the scene of a second loss of life in less than four months.
Link road will mean faster journeys but residents in its path are fuming.
A former Porirua man was just minutes from his Sydney home when he died in a car crash which also involved two trucks.
A water main has burst on SH1 near Porirua, potentially closing the road to southbound traffic.
A Porirua schoolboy was the victim of a "cowardly" daylight bashing that left him in hospital.
State Highway 1 into Wellington has now been cleared from a seven-vehicle crash.
A new residents' association is in the works for Titahi Bay.
Residents ambush official over link road plan
Takapu Valley landowners banded together to challenge a planned new link road to Transmission Gully.
Temperatures for the next three months are expected to be average to above average for the North Island, NIWA says.
Shortjaw kokopu, the rarest of the five whitebait species, has been found in a Porirua stream.
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.
Porirua Police Station's front counter is no longer being staffed 24 hours a day, leading to disquiet from civic leaders.
A mystery white powder put two men in hospital, while 18 fire officers decontaminated a shed.
Ambitious plans to transform Pauatahanui into a tourist haven have divided the village.
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.
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 curry house worker has been awarded more than $30,000 in lost and unpaid wages.
A Porirua curry house worker was awarded more than $30,000 in lost and unpaid wages.
After living under the cloud of eviction for 15 months, Porirua Little Theatre members can breathe easier.
A business hub intended to revitalise Porirua's CBD has failed to secure investment.
A spate of burglaries in Porirua has police urging residents to lock their houses at night.
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.
Thirty-four work-related accidents were reported by Porirua City Council in 2013.
A lifetime of being extra careful
As little as a torn toenail can land him in hospital, but all Flynn Brodie cares about is being as cool as a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle.
Safety is in the spotlight at Porirua's Aotea Lagoon after two children fell into the water in the past two days.
Grenade found in 'forgotten' box
Apanui Mason got a New Year's Day surprise - a visit from the bomb disposal squad.
A suspected live grenade has been removed from a Titahi Bay house by bomb disposal officers.
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