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

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A growing, prosperous city

We want to develop a robust, well-connected and sustainable economy in Porirua City

We are a growing city at the heart of the Wellington region. We provide a range of business and employment opportunities, attract new residents and visitors to the city, and contribute to an economically strong and prosperous region


  • promote and support economic growth.
  • lead regional thinking and connectedness.
  • are open for business.
  • are digitally connected.
  • provide critical infrastructure to support economic development.

Performance indicators

The performance indicators for this priority are:

  • improved rate of growth of Porirua Gross Domestic Product.
  • improve rate of growth of employment in Porirua.