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.


City’s recycling to be examined

Our "recycling ambassadors” will check recycling bin contents before collection to combat contamination.

25 Jan 2022
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Put forward a local hero

Nominations for the Civic Awards that recognises outstanding volunteer work are now open.

25 Jan 2022
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Work set to begin on Aotea Lagoon duck pond

The project to fill in the duck pond and create a nice, new space is about to begin.

14 Jan 2022

Meri Kirihimete and happy holidays Porirua!

From Mayor Anita Baker

21 Dec 2021
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Duck pond work in Porirua starts next month

The duck pond at Aotea Lagoon will be filled in, with work beginning in January.

19 Dec 2021
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Porirua City Chief Executive reappointed

Wendy Walker was reappointed following a robust and extensive process led by external recruitment experts.

16 Dec 2021