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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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.

A place for all seasons
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