We’re closely following Government guidelines in relation to COVID-19. Please note this is affecting many of our services and for the latest updates please go to our Covid-19 information page.
To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 we are cancelling all face-to-face consultations and engagements for the time being.
Our priority is everyone’s health and wellbeing and we are following Government guidelines.
It’s important for us to keep up communication with our residents, so please visit our website’s public consultation pages and keep sharing your views with us.
visit the COVID-19 pandemic closure of community facilities page for the latest information on Porirua during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
We have the following consultations currently open for your feedback:
The following consultations have closed:
We often use formal consultation to invite the community’s views and responses to initiatives, strategies and plans we have for Porirua City. Consultation helps us inform people about any actions we may take and gather their feedback. This is usually done through public meetings and meetings with resident associations, businesses and community groups, as well as by receiving written and oral submissions.
For some important decisions, we are legally required to follow certain principles and a “special consultative procedure”: Local Government Act 2002.
We have to follow these principles and procedure before we:
This procedure is considered the minimum we must do to consult the community and get feedback. We may also use the procedure for other proposals or decisions, so that the community can be involved and share their views.
Read about the Special consultative procedure.
The steps we follow for a special consultative procedure are: