Covid-19 Update


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

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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 other news updates.

Matahourua street name blessing

Calliope Crescent officially changed to Matahourua Crescent

The name change became official at a ceremony on Wednesday 18 May.

18 May 2022

Porirua Grand Traverse is back this Sunday

This popular event will take place on Sunday 22 May after a Covid-19 postponement.

16 May 2022
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Warm Pacific greetings in Porirua

The first of nine Pacific language weeks for 2022 kicked off in Porirua last week.

16 May 2022
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June is Porirua Business Month

There are six free events that promise to support, inspire, and help businesses.

16 May 2022
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SH59 Roadworks and closures

Roadworks to improve SH59 is due to start on Sunday 15 May.

12 May 2022

New director for Pātaka

Ana Sciascia returns to the arts to lead one of our most exciting public galleries.

9 May 2022