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.

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City centre going from strength to strength

The next stage of our city centre revitalisation is about to get underway with two key projects.

14 Dec 2017
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Porirua’s splash pad to open for water play fun

Join us for a party to launch Porirua’s free splash pad at Aotea Lagoon on Friday 22 December.

14 Dec 2017
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Students' stunning murals celebrate their environment

Tamariki from Rangikura School in Ascot Park have created murals as part of Porirua’s Tag Free Kiwi programme aimed at discouraging graffiti.

14 Dec 2017
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Let’s kōrero about Porirua’s future

The Council last night continued discussions on Porirua’s future and we want to kōrero with you too.

14 Dec 2017
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Making swimming pools safer

New pool safety legislation came into force this year, designed to help protect children from drowning in private swimming pools.

13 Dec 2017
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Wheelie bins for recycling to roll out in Porirua

Wheelie bins will replace crates for kerbside recycling in Porirua City next year.

8 Dec 2017