Covid-19 Update

Alert Level 2
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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.

Councillor Anita Baker at the site of a major Porirua Harbour restoration project.

New wetland and dune area for Porirua Harbour

A major project to protect and enhance Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbour will include the creation of a new wetland and sand dune area.

21 Apr 2017
City centre revitalisation

Our vibrant city centre

Have you checked out our city centre lately? We’ve made good inroads in our work to revitalise the Porirua City centre

3 Apr 2017
Mayor Mike Tana using a vehicle charging station.

Porirua is buzzing as first electric vehicle charging station goes live

Electric vehicles are being welcomed in to Porirua as the city’s first fast charging, high voltage station goes live.

2 Mar 2017
Transmission Gully Link Roads map

New links create opportunities for Porirua

Great changes are afoot for Porirua, with the Transmission Gully Motorway (TGM) project and two new link roads set to transform the region.

1 Feb 2017
News - bowl of cereal on newspaper

There’s lots happening at the start of 2017

This year is shaping up well, with lots of awesome things happening in and around Porirua.

1 Feb 2017