Creekfest bouncy castle action on Saturday 8 March 2014.
| Creekfest was on Saturday, 8 March at Cannons Creek Park. The story and photos will be posted soon.
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Emerging Light Gallery, Boosted Fundraising Campaign. Cosy little gallery that's giving new and emerging artists an important opportunity to gain some exposure. Seeking funding to help with running costs. Keep Reading
Photographer Jens Uwe Parkitny has travelled extensively through the Chin villages documenting the last remaining examples of facial tattoos that represent what is seen as a tradition in decline. The tattoos are created using patterns made up of dots, lines and circles ranging from geometric forms to a maze of interwoven patterns. Each... Keep Reading
For those who make crafts and those who just love to buy them - Dunkleys' Great New Zealand Craft Show is returning to a town near you, so mark your calendar now. 2014 will be Dunkleys' 31st year of organising New Zealand's largest and most popular craft shows. To date they have held over 406 shows, and attracted more than 4.17 million... Keep Reading
A fabulous meal and awesome entertainment with an amazing view and atmosphere. The Andrew London Trio play satirical and comedic original songs in a variety of styles ranging from 1930s swing to cool '60s 'latin lounge'. Songwriter/satirist Andrew London, well-known for his popular 'Hot Club Sandwich' trio and 'Tales of Tennessee'... Keep Reading
This week has seen the next step taken in the Porirua Literacy Project. This project has been designed, and will be evaluated by, researchers from Massey University. It involves 20 schools across Porirua. Keep Reading
A joint venture between Plimmerton Rotary Club, Pauatahanui Lighthouse Cinema and Wellington Free Ambulance has led to an automated external defibrillator (AED) being located in the village. The Rotary Club of Plimmerton donated the equipment and the lock box (valued at approximately $2500), passing ownership of the unit to the Pauatahanui... Keep Reading
Pacific Health Services Porirua and Porirua Whanau Centre collaborate to bring our city 'Creekfest 2014'. PHSP Manager, Eleni Mason and Porirua Whanau Centre Manager, Liz Kelly have combined resources to ensure that 'NZ's Biggest Health Festival' runs into its 11th year. From its humble beginnings in the back car park to Cannons Creek... Keep Reading
You've got to give a bit of kudos to someone who calls themselves the chief bubble blower and co-flounderer (yes, spelling is correct) of a company. Whether you call New Zealand's first crowd-funding platform PledgeMe a startup is debateable, as the 18 month company is still alive, kicking and more importantly growing. Said, co-flounderer Anna Guen Keep Reading
Somewhere I read that writing cements the memory. So. Here's my list of technological things I saw, learned, or read about in 2013 and don't want to forget. Comeback. After their Petone factory was gutted by fire, Hutt Valley car parts manufacturer Racetech set up shop around the corner and got right back into business. Flop. Envia promised General Keep Reading
This is a beautiful 300-page book covering the history of the original Pauatahanui area which extended from Paremata to the top of the Paekakariki Hill and from the top of Haywards Hill to Camborne and includes present-day Whitby. Covering from 1820 to 2012, it contains almost 300 illustrations from archives and personal family collections, includi Keep Reading
Smartlinx 3 has worked with e-Learning Porirua to set up the Cannon's Creek WiFi, and is keen to continue this partnership to spread it through the rest of Cannon's Creek, and to the other low decile areas of Porirua in e-Learning's student catchment area. We are... Keep Reading
The first home game for the Haier Pulse in the 2014 ANZ Championship season. Tickets for this game will be released at the end of January. The Central Pulse are a New Zealand netball team based in Wellington that compete in the trans-Tasman ANZ Championship. The Central Pulse franchise covers the Central Netball Zone region, stretching from Gisborn Keep Reading
The Trustees will continue their work until there is equity within our city, until all our people have the same opportunity to communicate freely and easily across the world, to access information that is so readily available to others, to apply for and obtain employment and to have the opportunity to keep up with what so many others take for grant Keep Reading
Ulu believes that people in the community can do anything they put their minds to and that more focus needs to be put on the positive side to life to help the community to rise above negative thoughts and perceptions. In fact, Ulu believes that the whole of Cannons Creek needs to be rejuvenated and he wants that rejuvenation to start with the café. Keep Reading
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