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 pandemic page.

Government Covid-19 site Porirua City pandemic page


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.

Rubbish dumped

Bothamley dumping riles

Staff were called to collect 450kg worth of rubbish dumped in Porirua, when they could've been better deployed elsewhere.

3 Apr 2020

Porirua Libraries available online, at home

Porirua's branch libraries might be shut, but that doesn't mean its resources, entertainment and sense of fun aren't available!

2 Apr 2020
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Porirua City phone line set up for those most in need

During this COVID-19 crisis, help may be just a phone call away.

2 Apr 2020
Anita Baker 2019

Porirua Mayor will keep you updated

Mayor Anita Baker is committed to keeping the community updated on local issues

31 Mar 2020
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Council work continues during COVID-19 lockdown

Services will continue to keep the city running.

25 Mar 2020
Aotea Lagoon

An update on Porirua's parks and reserves status during COVID-19

How our open spaces have been affected as we enter lockdown.

25 Mar 2020