Porirua gets $1.5bil regeneration boost

A 1.5 billion dollar programme to regenerate Eastern Porirua has been announced today.

The plan is in partnership with local iwi Ngāti Toa over the next 15 years.

It'll involve redeveloping around 3000 state houses and 2500 KiwiBuild homes.

Tune into Te Kāea tonight for more.

Porirua Mayor Mike Tana says today is a great day for Porirua.