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.
Recording of woman under attack with a hammer calling 111 played to jury for attempted murder trial.
Porirua mayor Nick Leggett is running for the #gigatownporirua cause again – this time, from zombies.
Ngati Toa's treaty settlement is being celebrated, but it's bitter sweet for Tiratu Williams.
Zach Bovey is making a name for himself in a sport that doesn't get a lot of attention: inline hockey.
Residents are gearing up for battle over a giant $17 million supermarket in Porirua.
Before getting in the ring, the boys who have shown up for the first class of the Cannons Creek Boxing Academy must learn the rules.
A two-day retreat to Wairarapa for Porirua City councillors and senior council staff cost $8200.
A Porirua building which saw the world's largest fast food chain enter the New Zealand market is for sale.
Porirua's 19-year-old, three-storey canopies could fail in high winds, a council report says.
Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett wants ministers to step in and get Pacific Health Services' electricity restored.
A Porirua community health service has had its electricity cut off - and says it's in the dark about the reasons why.
What is left of the Paremata Barracks is the only remaining example of a colonial stone-built military fort in New Zealand.
A health service is concerned its forced move to a second-floor office will endanger its work with elderly and disabled patients.
Porirua mayor Nick Leggett is hoping his 20km run will see the city finish strong in the ultra-fast broadband competition.
It's a big week for Porirua Mayor Nick Leggett. Before his wedding, he will run from Porirua to Wellington.
Man died during 62nd birthday celebrations, just two days after he was discharged from hospital after falling from a ladder.
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Noise control complaints are up nearly 20 per cent in the past year in Porirua, costing ratepayers $70,000.
A man forced his way into a Porirua home and sexually attacked a woman this morning.
The 47-year-old man shared more than 600 sexual images of girls - some aged under 13.
A $30,000 grant to the now- defunct Mana Education Centre has fallen into a black hole.
Application to build new supermarket in Porirua expected to be heard in September.
'Significant' delays are expected into Wellington after a crash south of Porirua this morning.
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Crims beware: the CCTV cameras in Porirua's city centre are to be manned fulltime.
Outdoor area for Plimmerton kindy in sight
Midwinter swimmers taking a bracing dip at Plimmerton's Karehana Bay have helped to raise $10,000.
The mother and partner of a man who died of a sudden illness are fighting over his property.
A man shot and tasered by police last year is to stand trial for attempted murder.
Thirty employees at Porirua City Council each earn more than $100,000.
Porirua City Council is to donate nearly $40,000 after a "massive" spill of partly treated sewage.
'Donation' will go towards restoring a Titahi Bay stream.
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.
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.
Porirua has agreed to make its first contribution to the Regional Amenities Fund, but not before slashing its payment.
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.
A person who rescued a dog from a Whitby house fire was taken to hospital for smoke inhalation.
Mark's still smiling after heart attack, lost job
Even after a quadruple bypass, Porirua man Mark Kairua is smiling.
Kids could enrol at Wellington's first charter school next year if a faith-based trust gets the go ahead.
Anti-fluoride campaigners have called for a regional tribunal to question the practice in Wellington.
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.
A car burst into flames this morning following a crash near Paremata, north of Wellington.
Regional councillors have rejected proposals to connect the proposed Tawa link road directly to Transmission Gully.
Transmission Gully will draw shoppers way from Porirua, a major shopping district player says.
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