Covid-19 Update

ORANGE

From Friday 3 December, Porirua City is at the orange setting of the traffic lights protection framework. This means some changes to the way we work and live, protections are in place to help minimise the spread of Covid-19 in the community. Find out more

For up to date information about alert levels, community cases, and getting tested visit covid19.govt.nz and health.govt.nz.

Council facilities & services Covid-19 welfare information Small business support

A-Z of official information

The Council is committed to openness and transparency as a local authority and increasing the availability of information. Below is an A-Z of information that we proactively release on our website.

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Annual planning

Every year we plan for the coming year. The annual plan is made after receiving input from you about the services you need. The plans also outlines major projects we are undertaking, and how these will be paid for.


Annual Residents Survey

Every year we commission a survey of Porirua residents to find out what people think about our performance, services and facilities.


Asset management

Assets help deliver our activities. A large portion of our total expenditure relates to renewing, improving, and growing our asset base.


B

Building consents

No matter how big your project is – whether it involves renovating a multi-storey building or building a shed – you may need to apply for a building consent and/or a resource consent.


Porirua Small Business Information and Support Hub

We know that businesses are facing very real challenges because of Covid-19, and we want to make sure you get the help and support that you need.


Bylaws

Our bylaws help keep our community safe and our people healthy.


C

Children and young people

Children and young people are our future and are at the heart of our city.


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.


Climate change

“Climate change is the defining challenge of our era. Porirua City Council is responding to the demands of our community to act on climate change.


Meetings

We want to make sure we represent the full diversity of our community, and welcome your input into the decisions we make on your behalf at Council and committee meetings. Anyone is welcome to attend our meetings. You can also view documents for any meeting using our filtered listings below.


COVID-19 Recovery Plan

Our Recovery Plan is a living document which has been developed by drawing on a wide range of national and local data and insights shaped from ongoing community engagement. You can view our initiatives and track our progress here.


Creative Communities Scheme

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


D

District Plan

The District Plan directs how we change, develop and use our environment, as well as how we protect and safeguard it for future generations.


E

Education & research

Porirua is a centre for learning with two major crown research institutes, three tertiary institutions, and a teaching hospital.


Elections

Porirua City's 10 councillors and Mayor are elected by residents every 3 years. Our current council was elected in October 2016. The next elections will be on 12 October 2019.


Event funding & sponsorship

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


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Funding provider databases

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


G

Porirua Growth Strategy 2048

Our growth strategy informs, guides and influences the distribution of people, activities and spaces within our growing and changing city.


H

Harbour research & publications

The Porirua Harbour and Catchment Management Programme undertakes research and generates publications about the harbour and its catchment.


Housing demand, affordability and need in Porirua City

If you’re involved in housing and construction in any capacity – make a beeline for Porirua. We have a huge amount of development underway – and business is booming.


Housing needs assessment and implications for Eastern Porirua

If you’re involved in housing and construction in any capacity – make a beeline for Porirua. We have a huge amount of development underway – and business is booming.


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Long-term planning

Our Long-term Plan sets out the priorities, projects and activities we’ll be focusing on over the next 10–20 years.


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Meetings

We want to make sure we represent the full diversity of our community, and welcome your input into the decisions we make on your behalf at Council and committee meetings. Anyone is welcome to attend our meetings. You can also view documents for any meeting using our filtered listings below.


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Official information

You can request official information held by the Council or any personal information we hold about you.


P

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.


Plimmerton Flood Response Project

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


Policies

Policies are our principles, rules and guidelines (we have our codes here too.) They cover all areas of our work from dogs to psychoactive substances and land development.


Privacy

We aim to comply with the 12 principles in the Privacy Act 2020.


Public consultation

We love to hear what you think. We regularly consult with our residents and ratepayers to make sure your views are heard. It’s important that you are involved in important decisions we’re making about issues that may affect you.


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Quality of life survey

The Quality of Life Project gathers a wide range of information about life and well-being in a range of New Zealand cities, including Porirua. Porirua has been a participant in the Quality of Life Survey since 2004.


R

Rates & property

Kia ora! Your rates help provide the money we need to keep our city operating and plan for the future.



Reserves management

We know how much you love our wonderful parks, maunga and reserves. We need to care for these places so that future generations will also be able to play and to enjoy our heritage.


Resource consents

Looking to do a project that is slightly out the ordinary - then you might need a resource consent. Check in with us for free advice on where you stand.


Rubbish & recycling

Porirua City is a beautiful place and we're keen to keep it that way by ensuring we whakarauiri our rubbish and recycle.


S

Status of Children and Young People report

Children and young people are our future and are at the heart of our city.


Strategic framework for children and young people 2018-2021

Children and young people are our future and are at the heart of our city.


T

Three Waters Reform

The Government is considering how best to regulate and deliver the three waters - drinking water, wastewater and stormwater services - across New Zealand.


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.


Transmission Gully link roads

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


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Wellington Water

Council recently heard from Wellington Water on the key issues facing our city with regard to the three waters: drinking water, wastewater (all the water that goes down our sinks and toilets) and stormwater (rain water that runs off our roofs and streets)


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Young people’s fund

Children and young people are our future and are at the heart of our city.


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