Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett welcomes the car wash haters - at least now people are listening.
Whitby is to get a new 60-bed aged care facility.
Porirua council says cars must be washed only on grass. But what if you don't have any?
Kayla Imrie is holding her head high after she and her K4 kayak crew qualified their boat for next year's Olympics.
A Porirua family were given only half an hour's warning of a very important visitor.
Aotea residents want a new primary school, better street lighting and to get rid of traffic islands.
A decision on whether to cover Porirua's CBD could be a year away.
Residents are fed up with illegal parking outside a Tawa school during school drop-off times.
Staff at a Porirua community health centre are in limbo after offices badly damaged by fire.
The fire did not last long, but the ramifications for Cannons Creek shopping centre could be felt for weeks.
Firefighters struggled to access a burning Chinese takeaway which was gutted by fire.
An eccentric Tawa frontiersman became the world expert on Maori culture.
There aren't too many words that stump Lupe Aitogi-Paese, but braggadocio is one of them.
All Black pays a surprise visit to Aotea College ahead of girls' rugby final.
A new director takes the reins at Porirua's Maori and Pacific art gallery.
Two Aotea College students have stepped forward in an attempt to increase the number of young people voting in Porirua.
Neil Robertson is turning an 85-year-old car into a thing of beauty.
It was one of the world's engineering marvels, until it was blown up near Johnsonville in 1951.
Four of the late Jerry Collins' Ospreys teammates will host a black tie dinner fundraiser for his orphaned baby.
Helen Kedgley has left her role as Pataka's director, but her links will remain strong.
Dunedin-based artist Thomas Te Whaiti Henry is one fan who will not let his memories of former All Black Jerry Collins fade.
Bellyful Porirua has provided 5000 meals over the past four years.
The future of Porirua's unwanted and mistreated animal population has caught the attention of a Whitby woman who is helping re-home them one pet at a time.
Joshua Nightingale was left feeling over the moon after winning a national student leadership award at Stage Challenge.
Paremata Bridge opened the coastline to settlers, second homeowners and sunseekers.
Asylums have a scary reputation but Porirua's mental hospital was often a beacon of enlightenment.
Jerry Collins has been memorialised at a Porirua bus stop.
Police are investigating after a "disgusting" incident in a mall's nappy changing cubicle.
Young dancer Kirsten Ocampo is finding her rhythm on the big screen.
Porirua is ready for the living wage and it has a launch this week.