This year, Mayor Anita Baker is calling for nominations for special Mayoral Awards to recognise locals who have supported the community through Covid. They will recognise individuals who have gone above and beyond in their paid roles, or as volunteers, during the Covid response to help keep our communities safe. . Find out more
Recognise, celebrate and reward sportspeople living in Porirua City for their achievements. After an enforced break due to Covid restrictions, the awards are back for 2022! They will be held at Te Rauparaha Arena on 2 November, see nomination form below.
Twelve rangitahi will be celebrated for their outstanding accomplishments, with recipients receiving up to $1500 to put towards further study or other goals. Education, arts and culture, environment and community work, and sports feature as categories each year. Two age categories - junior (11-15 year olds) and senior (16-19 year olds).
Recognising and celebrating small business excellence and resilience in our city.
The Porirua Hall of Fame was established after Te Rauparaha Arena was opened in November, 2008.
It highlights a group of individuals that have helped put Porirua on the map with their contributions in the sporting, arts and political fields.