Porirua's biggest ward by area encompasses the communities of Whitby, Paremata, Plimmerton, Camborne, Papakōwhai, Pāuatahanui, Judgeford, Pukerua Bay and Pāekakariki Hill.
The ward includes both urban and semi-rural areas, and has a population of 20,800.
If you live in the Northern Ward, you will be voting for four Councillors at this year's 2019 Local Elections.
You can find out if you live in the Northern Ward by using our helpful Ward Finder.
To vote at this year's Local Elections you first need to be enrolled to vote.
Find out how you can enrol by visiting the VOTE NZ website.