Covid-19 Update


From Monday 24 January, Porirua City is at the red 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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News - Rugby League World Cup with Mayor

Trophy hits town

The Rugby League World Cup is coming to Porirua, giving locals the chance to see the trophy up close.

23 Aug 2017
News - Cr Kylie Wihapi and her family enjoy the views from Conclusion Walkway

Easy walking on newly upgraded Porirua walkway

The views are ka pai and the walking is easy on a newly upgraded walkway behind Ascot Park in Porirua.

22 Aug 2017
News - JobFest 2017 - Mayor with students

Latest from Mayor Mike Tana

It’s been a busy time in Porirua with awesome things happening around our city.

17 Aug 2017
News - Porirua Harbour's new dune and wetland unveiled

New harbour dune and wetland area unveiled

The wraps have come off a new dune and wetland area on the city foreshore of Te Awarua-o-Porirua.

16 Aug 2017
News - Delmira Home's award winning Aotea house

Porirua Mayor congratulates winning builders in House of the Year 2017 regional awards

Porirua Mayor Mike Tana has congratulated the five Porirua building companies named as winners at the Wellington and Wairarapa House of the Year 2017 awards over the weekend.

15 Aug 2017
News - Freshwater improvement grant to improve harbour water quality

Freshwater improvement grant

A wetland project designed to improve the quality of water flowing into Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbour and help address flooding has been given a $2 million boost by the Government.

14 Aug 2017