COVID-19 pandemic

We’re closely following Government guidelines in relation to COVID-19. Please note this is affecting many of our services and for the latest updates please go to our Covid-19 information page.

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We know how important it is to keep in touch. We publish news in lots of different ways. These are our official media releases, and articles provided to local papers.

Porirua residential

Porirua’s Covid-19 helpline transition will go live today

During the Covid-19 lockdown period Porirua residents who were struggling and on their own could call an emergency helpline to get assistance from the Porirua City Council.

5 Jun 2020

New wetland and improved pipe system to reduce flooding in Porirua

A big project to improve Porirua's stormwater network has begun.

4 Jun 2020
titahi bay library

Borrowing books and Children’s Story Time have a future online

The amount of eBooks borrowed from the Porirua library system was up 100 per cent from the same time last year.

4 Jun 2020
Business hub

Hub created to help Porirua businesses

An online business hub has information and support for recovery in these challenging times.

21 May 2020
Station Rd footpath widening

Busiest pedestrian street in Porirua made safer through Waka Kotahi fund

A central government fund has enabled the Council to widen footpaths on Station Rd.

21 May 2020
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Council staff rise to the challenge during lockdown

Staff redeployed to help in the battle against Covid-19

20 May 2020