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Tim Davies-Colley has worked tirelessly on behalf of the Board of e-Learning Porirua Trust to bring computers in homes and computer skills training to the digitally disadvantaged households and areas of Porirua such as Cannons Creek, Porirua East and Waitangarua. Keep Reading
We all stepped inside to what seemed like a true playhouse, a quaint and beautifully refurbished cottage, the aroma of fresh baking drifting through the air and the sighting of a table adorned with exquisite delights. No longer the old murder house, but now a lighthouse filled with the seedlings of future generations. Keep Reading
One show. Three actors. All the Greek myths. Heroes, monsters and randy gods go head-to-head in a hilarious and unforgettable journey through the greatest tales ever told. This anarchic blend of comedy, cross-dressing, stories and songs will appeal to lovers of legends old and young, and comes to New Zealand after a sell-out European tour and an aw Keep Reading
Fans of early music will relish this opportunity to see 'the finest lute player in the world today' (San Francisco Chronicle). As well as being a founding member of influential early music ensemble Hespèrion XX, Hopkinson Smith has spent much of his career focused on the solo repertoires for early plucked instruments and has produced a series of pr Keep Reading
Bands, entertainment items, bouncy castles, obstacle course, merry go round, miniature train, face painting, food and sing a long carols. Bring a blanket and a picnic and make the most of a free night out at busy time of the year. Check out our facebook page for further details. Call Matt Wood on 027 444 9794 if you have any queries. Keep Reading
It was obvious that the teachers who attended the Professional Development training with Joy Allcock on 18 November 2013 were enthusiastic and committed to helping their students achieve success. They were glad to have the additional tools they'll need for the Porirua Literacy project in 2014. Keep Reading
Cockles form a large part of the Inlet marine fauna and monitoring the strength of the population is an important tool for assessing the ecological health of the Inlet. The programme run by the Guardians of the Inlet is recognised as a prime activity in the Porirua Harbour Strategy and Action Plan, both for the information it provides and for the o Keep Reading
When I received the invitation from your Project Director, A'asa Sanerivi to attend this event, I was pleased to accept. Wherever I am with Pasefika communities, it feels as if we are riding the crest of a wave. It is as if the pride, the passion and the potential of being Pasefika is at an all-time high. I am talking about the coming together of Keep Reading
International Migrants Day is an international day observed on December 18 as International Migrants Day appointed by the General Assembly of United Nations on December 4, 2000 taking into account the large and increasing number of migrants in the world. On December 18, 1990, the General Assembly adopted the international convention on the protecti Keep Reading
Applications are open now for the 2013 Westpac Porirua City Business Excellence Awards. So why not complete your application no later than 8 November 2013? The categories are Retail, Vibrancy/Tourism/Hospitality, Professional Services, Trades/Construction, Medium Business, Not for Profit/Community, Large Business, Professional Services, Micro Busin Keep Reading
The PGT is a unique event, with its course options covering some of Porirua's hidden treasures. Both the MTB and MT run course include parts of private land not normally open to the public, revealing magnificent views over Cook strait to the South Island and out to Kapiti Coast. Regardless of which event you choose to take on, you're guaranteed a f Keep Reading
On the third Sunday of every month from 11am - 3pm. Shoppers will find a laid-back, Sunday brunch atmosphere. After enjoying a relaxed coffee at the popular Kaizen cafe, shoppers can meander through the stalls of emerging and established local artisans who specialise in producing soulful and stylish handmade wares with a unique Porirua flavour. It' Keep Reading