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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News - Give nothing to racism

Porirua City gives nothing to racism

Porirua City is taking a stand against racism in New Zealand by becoming the first city to endorse a new campaign to tackle casual racism.

7 Aug 2017
News - Pauatahanui School bus shelter

Community pull together to shelter kids

Pāuatahanui school kids no longer have to wait in the rain for a bus, with the opening of a new bus shelter in the village this week.

2 Aug 2017
News - Wellington Community Award winners 2017 - Virtuoso Strings

Virtuoso Strings Charitable Trust takes out top Porirua award

Porirua City Council congratulates the Virtuoso Strings Charitable Trust for taking top honours in the Porirua section of the prestigious Wellington Airport Regional Community Awards.

28 Jul 2017
News - Porirua weather station

New weather station confirms warmer Porirua

It’s official - Porirua’s weather is warmer than we’ve been led to believe.

18 Jul 2017
News - Kerry Ann Lee - Fruits in the Backwater - solo exhibition

Kerry Ann Lee - Fruits in the Backwater - solo exhibition

Artist, Kerry Ann Lee’s new body of work celebrates Aotearoa New Zealand as a remote archipelago and an imaginative site of possibility.

18 Jul 2017
News - Harbour - boy planting

Harbour dune and wetland takes shape

Porirua school children have put the finishing touches on a new dune and wetland area that will help restore and protect the health of Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbour.

18 Jul 2017