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Event funding & sponsorship

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

Help and advice for event managers

We can offer advice and provide liaison with a range of other organisations and services such as:

  • managing an event
  • venues and facilities
  • Council permits and licences
  • funding and sponsorship
  • marketing and media tips

Contact our Event Coordinators on ph (04) 237 5089.

Events investment programme

Application close 28 May 2021.

Arts, recreation, cultural heritage, events, festivals and sporting activities all contribute to making Porirua City a great place to live.  We support many of these events through our Events Investment Programme, either by providing financial assistance or some other contribution.

The aim of the Event Investment Programme is to:

  • Improve public perception and enjoyment of Porirua as a city and as host of events;
  • Support, encourage and help stage major events throughout the city; and
  • Promote and enhance the quality and variety of events hosted in Porirua.

Complete an application, making sure you follow the checklist and provide all the information we need: Event Investment Programme Application Form (60KB pdf). 

Contact us if you need more information by phoning (04) 237 5089.