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Government Updates Ministry of Health Porirua City Council facilities & services Covid-19 welfare information

City projects

We have some big projects, including revitalising our city centre and developing the Porirua Outdoor Recreation Park on the hills behind Tawa and Porirua.

Central wastewater storage tank

A major infrastructure project in the pipeline is a planned storage tank, to help stop wastewater overflowing into Porirua Stream and Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbour.

Plimmerton Flood Response Project

Plimmerton residents and businesses have faced a number of significant flooding events in recent years.

Whenua Tapu chapel refresh and crematorium upgrade

In 2021, Whenua Tapu’s chapel and crematorium will be upgraded. This treasured community asset was built in 1982 and has had very little done to it since.

Titahi Bay water & treatment plant updates

This is a page where Council will relay information on projects that impact Titahi Bay and its water supply.

Fantame Street - People Changing Streets

The Fantame Street community and Council are working together to design and make changes to Fantame Street, so the area is nicer and safer for people to use. We’re also taking the opportunity to make the Castor Crescent and Fantame Street intersections with Warspite Avenue safer.

Tītahi Bay Marines Hall memorial project

We are seeking public input into how the hall should be memorialised, now consent has been granted to demolish. Drop-in sessions 14 & 17 July - see details below. We are seeking feedback before 27 July.

Wi Neera to Onepoto Shared Pathway & Coastal Resilience Project

We’re working to develop a shared pathway between Wi Neera Drive and Onepoto and provide coastal resilience along the harbourside edge of Titahi Bay Road and Wi Neera Drive.

Transmission Gully link roads

Construction of the two roads linking Whitby and Waitangirua to the Transmission Gully motorway.

Developing our city centre

Every great business evolves over time to ensure its continuing success. Porirua City is doing the same.

Playground upgrades

We aim to create play spaces that are accessible, fun, varied and cater for a wide range of abilities. Our goal is to design interesting play spaces that meet the needs of both children and their caregivers.

Outdoor recreation park

The Porirua Outdoor Park development plan covers a 550 hectare area on the western hills.

Kenepuru Corridor improvements

We're improving Kenepuru Drive and its connecting roads to make it easier and safer for vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists.