Ngā Rongo Kōrero | News

We know how important it is to keep in touch. We publish news in lots of different ways. These are our official media releases and other news updates.

News - Porirua weather station

New weather station confirms warmer Porirua

It’s official - Porirua’s weather is warmer than we’ve been led to believe.

18 Jul 2017
News - Kerry Ann Lee - Fruits in the Backwater - solo exhibition

Kerry Ann Lee - Fruits in the Backwater - solo exhibition

Artist, Kerry Ann Lee’s new body of work celebrates Aotearoa New Zealand as a remote archipelago and an imaginative site of possibility.

18 Jul 2017
News - Harbour - boy planting

Harbour dune and wetland takes shape

Porirua school children have put the finishing touches on a new dune and wetland area that will help restore and protect the health of Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbour.

18 Jul 2017
News - Dark Horizons - Abdul Abdullah 2016

Dark Horizons - An art exhibition by leading Muslim-Australian artists

The suite of three solo exhibitions by Abdul Abdullah, Abdul-Rahman Abdullah and Khaled Sabsabi is entitled Dark Horizons and it explores the duality of fear through a Muslim lens.

17 Jul 2017
Artist - Maximo Laura

Bold Peruvian tapestry designs brought to Porirua

The dramatic, boldly colourful tapestries of “mega star” Peruvian weaver Máximo Laura are coming to Pātaka in Porirua in July.

10 Jul 2017
News - bowl of cereal on newspaper

Porirua Mayor calls for plastic bag levy

Porirua Mayor Mike Tana is one of 42 New Zealand mayors calling on central government to impose a compulsory charge on plastic bags and is encouraging the Porirua community to get behind the issue

4 Jul 2017