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
Porirua City's 10 councillors and Mayor are elected by residents every 3 years. Our current council was elected on 8 October 2022. The next triennial general local election will be held on 11 October 2025
Anita is the Mayor of Porirua City. She was elected in 2019, and reelected in 2022 for a term of three years. Say kia ora when you spot her.
Councillors are here to represent your views. Have a yarn with them about your ideas for your local area when you see them.
Your elected council are the governors of the city. Administration is the job of the Chief Executive and her team.
Committees are the workhorses of our council, where councillors, staff, advisors and you work together to identify the best course of action and make it happen.
The Porirua Mayor hosts up to five ceremonies per year (Covid-dependent) to award new New Zealanders with citizenship.
Volunteers, Individuals, businesses and community groups make up the heart of Porirua. Let’s celebrate our awesome volunteers for their valuable contribution to the city.
Volunteers make up the heart of our community. We’re pleased to recognise volunteers’ efforts and encourage them to keep up the good work achieving many positive outcomes for Porirua City.
Porirua is an ethnically diverse and multicultural city. Through our people, we have connections to many parts of the Pacific and elsewhere in the world.