Alert Level 2
Most Council facilities are open and will be operating under the Level 2 guidelines, keep an eye on our Facebook page for regular updates or visit our Covid-19 Services and facilities page. For up to date information about alert levels, community cases, and getting tested visit covid19.govt.nz and health.govt.nz.
New Porirua Mayor, Anita Baker, centre, with councillors from left: Faafoi Seiuli, Geoff Hayward, Nathan Waddle, Kylie Wihapi, Izzy Ford, Euon Murrell, Ross Leggett, Josh Trlin, Mike Duncan and Moze Galo.
Anita is the Mayor of Porirua City. She was elected in 2019 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.
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.
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 Mayor hosts five ceremonies per year to award new New Zealanders with citizenship.
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.
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.
The Porirua Hall of Fame was established after Te Rauparaha Arena was opened in November, 2008