Porirua City is at the orange setting of the traffic lights protection framework. This means some changes to the way we work and live, as protections are in place to help minimise the spread of Covid-19 in the community. Find out more
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.
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 in October 2019. The next elections will be on 8 October 2022.
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.
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.