Porirua

Paekakarirki Hill Rd closed

The road that was being used as a diversion for an earlier crash is now closed due to two crashes.

A major route into Porirua and Wellington is closed following two vehicle crashes. 

Porirua crashes cause delays

Two crashes are causing delays on SH1 this morning.

Two crashes are causing congestion on SH1 near Porirua.

When home is a cabin

Wellington Deputy Mayor Justin Lester says a housing crisis hitting the country is forcing people into camping grounds ...

Camping grounds are becoming interim homes for some as they wait for social housing.

Crash victim had a 'good heart'

The site of a fatal car crash in Kenepuru Drive, Porirua, after a police chase Saturday night.

A 21-year-old woman killed in a fleeing driver crash in Porirua loved horses.

Food co-op faces funding cut

Makerita Makapelu, left, and Sallie Calvert from Wesley Community Action group based in Cannons Creek, Porirua are ...

There are funding concerns for Wesley Community Action's Frui and Vege Co-op in Porirua.

'Poverty knocks on my door'

Shari-ana Clifford and her daughter Ella-Ruth are preparing hundreds of school lunches for primary school pupils in ...

 Porirua woman Shari-ann is making 500 lunches.

Porirua model search begins

Competitor Mila Reuelu-Buchanan of Porirua says she is accustomed to being composed for netball - not modelling - but is ...

Model search hits Porirua, draws crowds of beautiful people looking for national spotlight.

'Thorough waste of life'

The crash closed Kenepuru Drive between Raiha Street and Titahi Bay Road.

Her son died when he ran from police. More will die until boys learn they are not bulletproof, a mother says.

End of parent-teacher interviews?

Liana Leiataua says she is more involved in the education of her three daughters, from left Eterei, 7, Ella, 9, and ...

Under Porirua school's new engagement programme, the teacher comes to you.

Blast off for Whitby teenager

Jack Davies, centre, blue shirt, and helpers carry the record-breaking rocket Marsden.

 

Have flood lessons been learnt?

Dimock St in Porirua was among the worst hit during the May 5 flood.

Memories of the 2015 disaster flooded back as Porirua was hit for the second year.

Youth mental health unit opens

Hekia Parata opened the new facility at Kenepuru.

A new $15.3 million national youth forensic mental health unit has opened at Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua.

The thorny issue of amalgamation - in 1989

Tawa residents were unhappy when amalgamation was forced on them.

Amalgamation came to Tawa in 1989, against the wishes of its residents.

Time running out for Watch

Te Upoko Tuara, left, and Isiah Bailey were proud of the lunch they prepared for Judge John Walker.

A programme saving the country millions of dollars is in danger of losing its funding.

Emotional return to Crete for veterans

Robin Lloyd, left and Crete veteran Tony Madden will be among the party going to Crete next week to take part in ...

Robin Lloyd wants to get the veterans back to Crete one more time.

Union breaks out the rat

First Union picketers outside Pak 'n Save in Porirua, asking for higher wages.

Pak 'n Save workers used the giant inflatable rodent to deliver a message to their boss.

Site in heart of Porirua for sale

Kiwi Property is selling two properties in Porirua, while Auckland-based company, Estes Properties, is selling the other.

A site, once home to well-known Wellington department store, James Smiths, is up for grabs.

Porirua: the place to pass

NZTA figures for the Wellington region show Porirua topped the pass rates for restricted tests last year, and is ahead ...

Figures show it's the region's prime place for learners to sit their driver's licence tests.

Does Porirua need a town clock?

New Plymouth's town clock.

There was never enough support for a town clock for Porirua.

Young Gemma's message of hope

Gemma Lovewell is fundraising for Wellington Hospital by making paper planes

Paper planes are delivering messages hope to children in hospital.

Rose is acting her age

Rose Hudson is always up for another adventure.

Rose Hudson has had a busy life.

'I've been to hell and back'

Matt Gardner, resident of Emmerson House, Porirua.

Matt Gardner is speaking out about what he says is ill-treatment of residents at Emmerson House in Porirua.

Flood, what flood?

Dimock St in Porirua was among the worst hit in Thursday's follding

Before and after shots show what a difference 24 hours can make as flooding subsides in Porirua.

Architecture awards handed out gallery

Wellington buildings have been praised at the Wellington Architecture Awards.

Buildings from throughout the region were recognised at the Wellington Architecture Awards.

Porirua flood mop-up

Flooding in Dimock St, Titahi Bay

The clean-up continues in Porirua but the damage is not extensive, mayor says

Roads that turned into rivers video

Flooding in Warspite Ave, Porirua.

 Schools closed and homes flooded in sudden downpour over Porirua.

Porirua: the perfect storm

Flooding in Titahi Bay Rd, Porirua, on Thursday.

Warm seas, a fast-moving front and dry autumn ground combined to cause flooding.

Prayers for student hit by car

A 13-year-old Mana College student is in a serious condition after being hit by a car.

"There is a lot of love, support and concern for him."

Haven't we been here before? video

It looks like today's flooding in Porirua, but actually it was a year ago, in the CBD.

Floods, damage, road closures - it all happened on a Thursday in May just one year ago.

School closed, heavy flooding gallery video

There has been heavy flooding near Porirua School.

People were told to stay away from Porirua city centre as heavy rain hammered the Wellington region.

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