Covid-19 Update

ORANGE

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 covid19.govt.nz and health.govt.nz.

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Road closures & restrictions

We keep you up to date with the status of roads and any temporary speed restrictions within Porirua City.


Porirua City Council compiles this list in conjunction with local roading authorities, emergency services and contractors. This list will be updated with road closures, temporary speed restrictions and openings as they come to hand.

You can also download Antenno, a free mobile app that sends you notifications and alerts about places and topics you care about – including road closures. You’ll get alerts on your home screen, so it’s an easy way to stay informed! Read more

Road closures

All roads and state highways in Porirua City open except:

Paekākāriki Hill Road Closure

Paekākāriki Hill Road is closed to through traffic Fridays 3–7pm. Local access only.

Temporary speed restrictions

A temporary 60km/h speed restriction has been put in place for Flighty's Road in Judgeford. This is to ensure the safety of all commuters who share the road while heavy machinery frequently access the construction of Transmission Gully. Thank you for reducing your speed.

Flyghtys road speed restriction

Traffic advice

  • Well-maintained roads are an important part of keeping people safe. While we aim to do this work with as little disruption as possible, we know that roadworks can be inconvenient. 
  • Please drive carefully through work sites and stick to the temporary speed limits. 
  • If you’re driving around the Wellington region, roadworks on the state highway network may affect your travel plans.
  • Please phone the Council on (04) 237 5089 to report any concerns in your street so we can respond.