Porirua

They're taking the P

Kapiti Mayor K Gurunathan says there are better ways of raising awareness about methamphetamine abuse than altering ...

Dozens of Kapiti road signs have lost the letter P - and some are not amused.

Scribe granted bail video

Luafutu first arrived at court earlier in the afternoon, heavily disguised.

Malo Ioane Luafutu, better known as Scribe, enters no pleas in Porirua District Court.

Mana College's $9m revamp video

Mana head girl Deborah Kirisome and head boy Aukilani Nofoaiga. "I'm definitely gutted I won't be here to see it, but ...

Bill English announces "gesture of confidence" in the Porirua college.

Botany v bikes in bush battle video

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From left, Chris Horne, Sunita Singh and Marg Pearce have co-signed a letter to the ...

Botanists fear Porirua's new mountain bike track will destroy a native reserve.

Homes burgled after landslip

Part of Cluny Rd, where at least one property was evacuated after a landslip, was still blocked off on Wednesday.

First one of them was evacuated, then thieves got in while owners were out.

Cat caught in trap put down

The gin trap in which a cat was found caught near a childcare centre in Mungavin Ave, Porirua.

It was found hanging from the trap on the fence of a childcare centre.

Girls take every prize

Aotea College principal Kate Gainsford says the school had a group of academically gifted girls last year, and it would ...

Dad of three boys has gender bias fears after girls scoop all of the top academic prizes at Porirua school.

Dude, where's my beach? video

Boat repairer John Kelly on the beach that was there one day and gone the next.

Porirua had what seemed a firm sandy beach on Sunday. By Monday it was gone.

Empty hall costs Porirua $193,000

Titahi Bay Marines Hall in Porirua City.

Porirua council has spent nearly $200,000 in five years on empty hall

Death on Porirua road

Northbound traffic is being delayed at Porirua after an incident on the motorway near the Mungavin interchange.

State Highway 1 out of Wellington closed after death of man.

Psychiatric evidence suppressed

The walkway in Whitby, Porirua, where a child was followed before an attempt was made to abduct her. (File photo)

Hearings continue on man not guilty by way of insanity of Whitby child-snatching.

Tour Te Papa with a TV star video

Dutch visitor Antoinette Sneeboer looking at the Lieutenant Spencer Wesmacott display at Gallipoli: The Scale of Our War ...

The former TV presenter with the signature wink may be museum's most inconspicuous tour guide.

Quick buy has hidden costs

Flooding at Plimmerton  in November, 2016.

More than $300,000 needed to upgrade emergency centre.

Driver flees after hitting cyclist

Calliope Cres, Porirua, where a cyclist was hit by a car.

Cyclist seriously injured after early morning Porirua hit and run.

Maori mayor called 'a man of tint' video

Porirua mayor Mike Tana said children are leading the way for Porirua City

The racial slur came from a well known political commentator, who apparently congratulated Mike Tana on his public speaking.

Slice of farming history for sale

Stuart Woodman is a fourth-generation Takapu Valley farmer, north of Wellington City. New Zealand Century Farms awarded ...

Tawa farm that has been in one family's hands for 150 years is on the market.

Big changes for Wellington trains

Off-peak trains on most Wellington region lines will soon be arriving every 20 minutes.

More off-peak services in store along with solution for Wairarapa's notoriously-late trains.

Porirua's packed primary schools

Rangikura School principal Eddie Uluilelata says his school is packed, with a roll of 420.

Ministry seeking feedback on whether fast-growing Aotea needs a new school.

Memorial cruise for crash victims

A convoy of more than 30 vehicles embarked on a tribute drive around Porirua on Sunday to honour the three young men who ...

Brother of Levin crash victims says 30-car convoy through Porirua was a fitting tribute.

Cash to help kids in Porirua

The Children and Young People's Fund will go toward helping children, just like Porirua School pupils Rosemarie Valach ...

Council creates fund to help the 40 per cent of Porirua's population who are under 25.

Crash family praise 'local heroes' video

Jacob Gray with his partner, Amy Hillman.

Family statement thanks New Zealand community for support after Levin deaths.

Speed restrictions on motorway

The $850 million Transmission Gully motorway is on track for completion in 2020.

New road layout at Linden, for Transmission Gully work, will affect commuters.

Commercialising Porirua waterfront

Early discussion design plans thinking about how the waterfront near Pataka could look include a jetty, residential ...

Reserve land being opened up to revitalise central city.

Team ready to cap stellar season

Liana Seiuli on attack with Sa Taliulu in support as the team demolishes their Tawa opponents 41-3 back in April.

Can the first Paremata Plimmerton women's team pull off a fairytale ending?

Wellington: the sex toy capital

Grenada North is set to become the country's biggest adult toy warehouse.

Size matters when you need a warehouse for more than 10,000 products.

Porirua's pothole 'minefield'

Potholes in Hampshire St, Porirua, on Tuesday. Residents say they have been complaining to Porirua City Council for ...

Residents complain of neglected street, after months of living with gaping holes.

Astronaut visit cost $13,000

Dr Yvonne Cagle shares a hongi with a Mana College student.

Porirua's mayor says spending ratepayer cash to lure an astronaut to town was worth it.

Tinker Tailor: Porirua's only craft brewery

Tinker Tailor co-director Tim Hodgkinson with a couple of kegs ready to be filled for Beervana.

Porirua's only craft beer brewery will be making an appearance at Beervana.

Crash victims mourned

Shand Cotgrove, left, Jacob Gray and Jesse Hayne

The trio killed in a Levin smash were 'loved by so many people', and the youngest was just 18.

Shots fired in ticket row

Wellington pharmacist Ant Simon believes his family has been treated harshly by a parking enforcement company over an ...

He says he was bullied by a "money gouging" parking company, but the Wellington firm says his complaints are "insulting".

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