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.

News - wheelie bins

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
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Having your say is now easier and faster

Porirua City Council is making it easier and faster for residents and businesses to share their views on our new online community panel.

8 Dec 2017
News - our harbour and dredging

Process and costs to dredge Porirua Harbour made clear

A report to Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbour and Catchment Joint Committee today has shown a decision to dredge the harbour would be a long and costly process.

5 Dec 2017
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Waitangi Day in Porirua – a nui celebration

Nau mai, haere mai – all are welcome at next year’s Waitangi Day in Porirua City.

4 Dec 2017
News - Wellington Regional Graffiti Prevention Strategy

We’re preventing graffiti vandalism together

Porirua City has today joined 14 partners in signing the Wellington Regional Graffiti Prevention Strategy 2018 – 2022.

1 Dec 2017
News - water restrictions in Porirua

Porirua City cuts back on watering to help conserve water

We're cutting back on watering parks, lawns and gardens following the household sprinkler and irrigation ban.

30 Nov 2017