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.
Fire crews have successfully controlled a fire which engulfed a building on a residential street in Whitby, Porirua.
Neighbourhood policing team's efforts in Cannon's Creek has notably reduced crime in the area.
Titahi Bay Lions Club's long standing link with the Porirua Saturday Market could soon be severed.
Tenants' endurance tested by conditions
Water running down walls and gang members beating tenants are just a few of the perils of private rentals in Cannons Creek.
Getting people to linger, not loiter, is the aim of a $65,000 makeover of the area under Porirua's canopies.
''I was too embarrassed to show my face in public.''
Petranoff Smith used to eat 16 slices of bread, 16 eggs, a packet of bacon for breakfast; now he's a 100kg lighter.
A baby's death in an over-crowded home has prompted criticism about unsuitable living conditions.
Grays Rd around the Pauatahanui inlet is closed after a truck's trailer tipped, spilling diesel across the road.
Could Porirua mayor Nick Leggett be Labour's next party president?
Pupils at a Porirua school will have a safe place to cross thanks to one of their classmates.
MP Kris Faafoi is not on Labour's list, so for him winning the Mana seat is crucial.
There are claims a new speed camera has been hidden behind a tree to increase revenue.
Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett unwilling to concede defeat in Gigatown competition.
$93k bid for net loses out
Porirua seems to have narrowly missed being one of the last five towns in the year long race to get ultrafast internet.
Police surprised an alleged drug grower in the nude when they raided his Porirua home.
Barry Cullen doesn't care that his 1932 Roadster is made from fibreglass and isn't the true blue article.
'GigaMayor' rap seeks internet speed boost
Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett goes topless in rap video "GigaMayor" to speed up Porirua's internet.
The best option to link Tawa and Lower Hutt is by no means settled, and NZTA has acknowledged SH58 needs improvement.
In the dogbox (graphic content)
The owner of a bull terrier that ripped off a woman's lip claims it was a "kiss gone wrong".
Two men have been banned from fishing after being caught with hundreds of under-sized paua.
PCC expects to spend more than $152k on UFB competition it may not win but the mayor argues it's money well spent.
A car fire blocked southbound lanes near Plimmerton - the second blockage of the day on SH1.
Police continue their investigation into a man's death in a Titahi Bay house fire early on Sunday.
The attempted robbery all happened in less than a minute, and dairy owner Jimmy Patel said he just reacted without thinking.
A 3000-home suburb, with a school and community facilities, is planned for Porirua.
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.
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