City projects

There's always plenty going on in Porirua, especially as the city grows. Here's just a few of the projects we have underway or that have been completed recently. (Note: projects that have their own webpages may not feature here)

Papakōwhai Rd shared path and intersection upgrade

We’re connecting schools, parks and public transport with a new shared path along Papakōwhai Rd, and are working on a proposal to upgrade the intersection at Whitford Brown Ave.

Wairaka Park former Plunket building

Council has been approached by the Royal New Zealand Plunket Trust to take over the former Plunket building at Wairaka Park, Pukerua Bay.

Arotahi Titahi Bay Beach

This page outlines the work being done on the project that will oversee the development of Titahi Bay Beach in the future.

Streamside Planting Programme 2021–2041

A transformational programme to improve the water quality and biodiversity of our streams and harbour - restoring the mauri of Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbour

Central wastewater storage tank

A major infrastructure project for a storage tank is underway 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.

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 People Changing Streets project in eastern Porirua’s Fantame Street neighbourhood has made Fantame Street nicer and safer for people to use.

Tītahi Bay Marines Hall memorial project

The project has been completed and is now open for community use.

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.

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.

Access Kenepuru - improving Kenepuru corridor and surrounding streets

We're improving Kenepuru Drive and its connecting roads to make it easier and safer for vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists to travel to and from the city centre, and to public transport.

Developing our city centre

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