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.

Anita Baker 2019

From your Mayor - 19 March 2020

Read the latest from Porirua Mayor Anita Baker

19 Mar 2020
Hall of fame

Hall of Fame and Sports Honours Wall get new policy and refresh

Honouring key Porirua figures has just been brought into focus with a new policy.

19 Mar 2020
news - covid-19 update 1

Sensible precautions being taken over COVID-19

Council urges calm and common sense over COVID-19 pandemic

17 Mar 2020
Waste at Waitangi

Zero waste hits the mark at Waitangi Day

Last month's Waitangi Day event in Porirua made some incredible inroads in zero waste.

6 Mar 2020
news - whitby lower lake

Toxic algae warning at Whitby Lakes

There are two types of toxic algae present in the Whitby Lakes.

6 Mar 2020
Waiho mural

Retaining wall given colourful makeover

A previously barren wall in Elsdon has now got some real colour.

4 Mar 2020