Community support

Porirua City supports the community groups who support you. Naku te rourou nau te rourou ka ora ai te iwi - with your basket and my basket the people will live.

Children and young people funding 

The wellbeing of the city’s children and young people is important to us. Porirua City has funds that organisations, and children and young people can apply to.

Event funding & sponsorship 

We are keen supporters of arts, recreation, cultural heritage, events, festivals and sporting activities that benefit Porirua City's community.

Community housing 

Everyone deserves to come home to a dry, warm, and safe whare. Our social housing units provide people aged 65 or older with secure, low-cost accommodation that is close to shops and public transport.

Community directories 

We're a social bunch here in Porirua City and have a vibrant volunteer community and lots of support groups.

Shared responsibility scheme 

The Shared Responsibility Scheme funds projects that provide, develop or renovate cultural, social, recreational and sports facilities on Council-owned land within Porirua.

Creative Communities Scheme 

This scheme is a partnership between Porirua City Council and Creative New Zealand that supports and encourages local arts activities.

Porirua Emergency Services Fund 

We provide non-contestable funding for emergency services.

Funding provider databases 

We have links to funding provider databases which you can use to find a funding provider for your project.