Covid-19 Update

Alert Level 2
Most Council facilities are open and will be operating under the Level 2 guidelines, keep an eye on our Facebook page for regular updates or visit our Covid-19 Services and facilities page. For up to date information about alert levels, community cases, and getting tested visit and

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Opening Hours

Monday - Wednesday & Friday: 8am - 5pm

Thursday: 9am - 5pm

Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Phone: (04) 237 5089, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Fax +64 4 237 6384
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Street Address 16 Cobham Court, Porirua 5022
Postal Address Porirua City Council , PO Box 50218, Porirua 5240, New Zealand

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If it's urgent, please call us (04) 237 5089, at any time.

Mobile App

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Social Media

Porirua City Council is always happy to hear from you. We welcome suggestions, feedback and ideas from all our community members, and endeavour to join the conversation where possible. Please be aware sometimes we are not able to reply individually to all the messages we receive via social media.

Social media is a public forum, and we ask you to look after yourself. Please consider this when posting, especially regarding personal information.  If you are reporting a problem, please don’t give your full details until we are talking one to one.

We generally update and monitor our social media accounts during office hours, Monday to Friday. If you are requesting a service on social media, we suggest you to contact us by phone or email. This will help us to respond to your request more effectively. If you require an immediate response, please call us on 04 237 5089.

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Community Guidelines for all Porirua City Council social media channels:

  • All comments will be monitored by the social media platform itself and the Porirua City Council. Any comments that are offensive or inappropriate will be removed. (This includes offensive language, slander, threats to safety, inappropriate content and cultural insensitivity)
  • Please keep your posts relevant to the conversation and to Porirua City Council
  • If you find any inappropriate comments please report them
  • People who persistently cause conflict or offence to others will be removed and blocked from our social media pages
  • A Like, Share or other link posted by Porirua City Council should not be taken as a formal endorsement
  • During the pre-election period any comments that could be perceived as supporting one candidate over another will be removed
  • Abusive comments which are in direct conflict of Facebook Community StandardsTwitter Rules, LinkedIn and Instagram posted on non PCC social media channels will be reported to the associated social media platform and if applicable Group and Page administrators

Porirua City Council must be politically neutral in its communications. Therefore, please do not use any of our social media pages to promote party political messages or other content. We will remove any comments that, in its view, may compromise its obligation to maintain political neutrality