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

For up to date information about alert levels, community cases, and getting tested visit and

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Work here

If you’re looking for a great work-life balance join us here in Porirua.

Porirua City is a great place to work with a range of industries based here, easy access to facilities, an easy commute, and relaxed lifestyle. More than 18,000 people work in Porirua City and employment is growing year-on-year. 

The biggest employer in Porirua City is education with Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, Whitireia New Zealand, and the Royal New Zealand Police College employing a significant number of residents, alongside our great primary and secondary schools, and early childhood centres.

There are also a wide number of jobs available in the health, retail and construction sectors as more people choose to move to Porirua City.

Find a job in Porirua City:

“We specifically chose to move to Porirua after moving back to New Zealand. As a building/construction company we wanted to be central to all areas of the greater Wellington region. Porirua ticks our boxes for accessibility and functionality.” – Jodie Smith, Southern Build Construction Limited.

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