Councillors

Councillors are here to represent your views. Have a yarn with them about your ideas for your local area when you see them.

 2019 Election Results

Porirua City has 10 councillors in three wards (Eastern, Northern and Western) who, together with the Mayor, represent our community for three years. Say hello if you see them at the supermarket or sports ground.

Eastern Ward/Pāuatahanui ki te uunga mai o te ra

Four Eastern Ward councillors represent Rānui, Cannons Creek, Waitangirua, Ascot Park and Aotea.


Izzy Ford 

  • Deputy Mayor 
  • Deputy Chair – Te Puna Kōrero
  • Audit and Risk Committee
  • Chief Executive’s Employment Committee

Mobile: 0275 714 405

Email: pccdeputymayor@gmail.com

Izzy Ford Profile Photo 2019


Kylie Wihapi 

  • Chief Executive’s Employment Committee
  • Grants, Awards and Events Committee
  • Te Puna Kōrero

Mobile: 027 826 0300

Email: kylie.wihapi@gmail.com

Kylie Wihapi profile photo 2019

Faafoi Seiuli 

  • Chair - Grants, Awards and Events Committee
  • Te Puna Kōrero

Mobile: 027 252 4023

Email: faafois@hotmail.com

Council - Cr-Faafoi-Seiuli.jpg


Moze Galo

  • Grants, Awards and Events Committee
  • Te Puna Kōrero

Email: moses.galo@gmail.com

Moze Galo profile photo 2019


Northern Ward/Pukerua ki te Raki

Four Northern Ward councillors represent Camborne, Plimmerton, Pāuatahanui, Paremata, Papakōwhai, Pukerua Bay, Judgeford and Whitby.


Josh Trlin 

  • Deputy Chair – Audit and Risk Committee
  • Te Puna Kōrero

Email: josh.trlin@labour.org.nz

Josh Trlin Profile photo 2019


Ross Leggett 

  • Chair – Te Puna Kōrero
  • Chief Executive’s Employment Committee

Mobile: 027 536 7636

Email: leggets@xtra.co.nz 

Ross Leggett


Nathan Waddle 

  • Deputy Chair - Grants, Awards and Events Committee
  • Audit and Risk Committee
  • Chief Executive’s Employment Committee
  • Te Puna Kōrero

Email: n.waddle@gmail.com

Nathan Waddle profile photo 2019


Euon Murrell

  • Chair - Chief Executive's Employment Committee
  • Audit and Risk Committee
  • Wastewater Treatment Plant and Landfill Joint Committee
  • Te Puna Kōrero

Email: euon.murrell@tommysmana.co.nz  

Euon Murrell

Western Ward/Titahi Rangituhi Porirua ki te uru

Two Western Ward councillors represent Elsdon, Titahi Bay, Takapūwāhia, Porirua City Centre, Kenepuru and Mana Island.



Geoff Hayward

  • Grants, Awards and Events Committee
  • Wastewater Treatment Plant and Landfill Joint Committee
  • Te Puna Kōrero

Email: geoff@geoffhayward.nz

Geoff Hayward profile photo 2019

Mike Duncan

  • Wastewater Treatment Plant and Landfill Joint Committee
  • Te Puna Kōrero
  • Audit and Risk Committee

Email: mike.duncan@xtra.co.nz  

Mike Duncan profile photo 2019

Ward populations

Ward Electoral population Number of members Electors per member
Northern/Pukerua ki te Raki 20,800 4 5,200
Eastern/ Pāuatahanui ki te uunga mai o te ra 21,100 4 5,275
Western/Titahi Rangituhi Porirua ki te uru 10,800 2 5,400

The population represented by each ward of Porirua City.

The Local Electoral Act 2001 requires Council to review its representation at least once every six years. Council reviewed its representation arrangements in 2012 and again in 2018.  The next review is in 2024.

Find out which ward you are in on our Ward Finder.