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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News - football world record celebrates cultural diversity

Football world record attempt celebrates diversity

A 12-hour game of 5-a-side football in Porirua aims to set a double world record and celebrate New Zealand’s cultural diversity.

24 Oct 2017
News - fire

Safety in the spotlight

Safety in and around your home will be the focus of an exciting event in Porirua’s city centre.

18 Oct 2017
Startup Pasifika Weekend November

Pasifika/Māori focus for business ideas in Porirua

People wanting to launch a startup business can put their ideas and skills into action at Porirua’s Startup Weekend Pasifika.

18 Oct 2017
News - Aotea Lagoon’s miniature train

It’s full steam ahead for Aotea Lagoon’s miniature train

The popular miniature train at Aotea Lagoon in Porirua is back on track.

16 Oct 2017
News - Diwali 2017 festival

Diwali celebrations in Porirua

Diwali will be celebrated in Porirua this weekend, bringing together communities and cultures at the vibrant festival of lights.

10 Oct 2017
News - consultation with children

Have your say when it matters

The City Direction Committee approved the Significance and Engagement Policy for public consultation which opens today.

9 Oct 2017