Mayor of Porirua Nick Leggett says Wairarapa could hold the rest of a Wellington super-city back.
They kicked up a stink, and now something is being done to reduce the odour from a Tawa landfill.
Jumping into Porirua harbour would be safer if there was a purpose-built diving platform, says one resident.
Marks on fences in Porirua have residents worried dogs are being staked out for a dog-fighting ring.
Izzy Ford is a big mover in latest survey of Porirua City councillors, second only to mayor Nick Leggett.
At the end of WWI, with 18,000 Kiwis killed, NZ made the practical decision to leave the dead where they fell.
Porirua City Council has watered down its official submission on amalgamation.
Porirua City Council chief executive Gary Simpson, standing down in October, believes no one is irreplaceable.
The search for a diver thought to be missing near Kapiti Coast is being wound down after reports he was picked up by a boatie.
The foster father of a severely disabled man is relieved their home will not be sold by the government.
There's something foul in the air in Tawa.
Wellingtonian broke her leg on a large inflatable slide days before a similar accident in Christchurch.
A Gallipoli veteran's son is celebrating the return of his missing campaign medal.
Plimmerton's new domain has a black spot - a stinky stream that is making dogs sick.
Porirua's Canopies are down and the sun is streaming in, but people are still worried about the rain.
To the end, Gretel Fairbrother was her dog's best friend, staying with him as he was put down for a vicious attack on a woman.
Speed, tyres and roading have been blamed for death of a teenager on Haywards Hill Rd.
A dangerous-goods expert has been called to a fire in Porirua.
A new boat means Coastguard Mana is back on the water full time.
Porirua principal had enough of the leaky, rotting buildings staff and students are working in.
Raw sewage flowing into the sea at Plimmerton Beach has forced authorities to close the area.
Emotions ran high in a packed courtroom as 26-year-old man faced murder charge over death of Bruce Coker.
Police say Miriama Pawa, 34, who was reported missing from Titahi Bay on Sunday, was found safe and well yesterday.
Trevor Campbell rolls his eyes when the words "Porirua city centre" and "canopies" are mentioned.
Man in court after death of Porirua man Bruce Coker is now facing a murder charge.
A missing Porirua woman has police concerned because she needs medication.
Porirua family escape with the clothes on their backs and a few personal items after fire guts home.
Debate over what to do with Porirua's Marines Hall has so far cost ratepayers more than $165,000.
They say one man's trash is another man's treasure, but for an Elsdon couple it's bringing Christmas joy back after the death of their daughter.
Champing at the bit to raise funds for charity
Charity harnesses creativity, with one old pony proving you're never pasture time to paint.
A 136-year old church will get new stained glass windows thanks to a congregation member who tracked down its original features.
Local alcohol plan passes, leaving Porirua residents unable to buy alcohol at off-licences after 9pm.
Decision to demolish the "big joke" Titahi Bay Marines Hall led to verbal abuse of councillor.
Trips, books and breakfasts take the hit as Titahi Bay schools face a drop in funding due to decile changes.
More green spaces are a main feature of newly-released plans for the upgrade of Porirua's city centre.
A real estate agent says awnings and balconies, rather than the canopies, could give Porirua a French Riviera feel.
A Porirua brother and sister have gone on an unexpected journey.
A careless driving charge against a Raumati woman following a fatal car crash has been dismissed.
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More state homes in Poriura are to be demolished, and local MP Kris Faafoi is sceptical about promises of new development.
A toll on Transmission Gully could force motorists back on to Porirua roads, say councillors.
Doctor backs woman's claim that she fainted before a crash which killed a Porirua dad.
Crashes in Porirua and Kapiti take more of the area commander's focus than homicide - and here's why.
Construction has begun on $15m facility for young people with mental health and addiction issues.
Porirua store owners are worried business will suffer in the CBD while canopy repairs leave it uncovered.
A man remains in hospital tonight after a crash on a main route along the Kapiti Coast at rush hour.
Lack of proper care by senior doctors led to permanent disability of recently born baby.
Musical opportunity strikes a chord
Liz Sneyd, the driving force behind the Virtuoso Strings Orchestra, can barely be heard above the din of violin tuning and the excited chatter of about 80 children at a Cannons Creek hall.
Urgent upgrades to Porirua wastewater treatment plant, costing about $1.8 million, were given the green light by Porirua City Council last week.
For 38 years Beanstalk Kindergarten reached as high as the eye could see, but it has been chopped down in its prime.
Documentary "The Inheritance" relates the struggle of Paremata woman Jody Lyon's struggle with Huntington's disease.
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