Covid-19 Update


Porirua City is at the orange setting of the traffic lights protection framework. This means some changes to the way we work and live, as protections are in place to help minimise the spread of Covid-19 in the community. Find out more

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What's happening?

There’s a lot going in Porirua with Transmission Gully, the Kenepuru Landing housing development, the proposed Adventure Park and the Porirua Development. Our 30-year Growth Strategy will help drive and shape the city.

Transmission Gully

Porirua is the centre of one of New Zealand’s largest transport projects in more than a century – Transmission Gully.

Housing & construction

If you’re involved in housing and construction in any capacity – make a beeline for Porirua. We have a huge amount of development underway – and business is booming.

Education & research

Porirua is a centre for learning with two major crown research institutes, three tertiary institutions, and a teaching hospital.