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.

Civic Awards 2017 Recipients

Civic Awards for Porirua volunteers

Six Porirua volunteers have been recognised for their outstanding service to the people of Porirua City.

29 Jun 2017
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Storm and earthquake repairs

A lot of work has been done to clear slips and repair damage caused by November’s earthquakes and flooding.

27 Jun 2017
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Pathway takes another step forward

Another section of the Te Ara Piko pathway is complete, bringing the vision of a safe path around the spectacular Pāuatahanui Inlet another step closer.

26 Jun 2017
Pataka storage upgrade creates unique exhibition

Pātaka storage upgrade creates unique exhibition

Nearly all of Pātaka’s 25,000 objects are on display in two exhibitions while its storage facilities are being upgraded.

21 Jun 2017
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Council considers feedback on Porirua’s Annual Plan

The Council agreed an average rate increase of 4.5% and this, along with the other decisions agreed yesterday, will go into the final Annual Plan 2017-18 for adoption on 28 June 2017.

9 Jun 2017

Residents to have their say on how Porirua dogs are managed

The rules around how we manage Porirua dogs are being reviewed and we’re asking residents what they think of the proposed changes.

1 Jun 2017