Covid-19 Update


From Friday 3 December, Porirua City is at the orange setting of the traffic lights protection framework. This means some changes to the way we work and live, 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, local news and articles provided to local papers.

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Council investment in Plimmerton Flood protection

Council has agreed to invest $17.9m to reduce flooding risk for homes in the Karehana catchment.

4 Nov 2021

Tours and new app for Heritage Week

Technology helps bring history to life.

28 Oct 2021
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Peeking into Porirua’s interesting past

Cemeteries Week explores the theme of 'Life 100 years ago'

28 Oct 2021
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Local leaders welcome 3 Waters decision

Porirua Mayor supports the Government decision to move ahead with water reforms.

27 Oct 2021

Ngāti Toa planters making a difference

Four young men are putting thousands of plants in the ground around Porirua Harbour.

21 Oct 2021
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Wellington Water commissions independent review of wastewater treatment operations

The operation of the Porirua Wastewater Treatment Plant will be a big part of the review.

20 Oct 2021