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 - Ngati Toa Domain sports field upgrade

Ngāti Toa Domain upgrade a boost for sports

A major upgrade of sports facilities at Ngāti Toa Domain will be a huge boost for Porirua’s young sports players.

3 Oct 2017
News - Four rough Diggers in Liverpool Colour

Frontlines: From Porirua to Passchendaele

The exhibition at Pātaka Art + Museum discovers and remembers the local men who served at the Western Front from 1916–1918.

28 Sep 2017
News - Motuhara Road slip works

Earthquake and storm repairs ongoing

It’s been a challenging year around the city weather-wise. We’ve had 48 large slips to deal with since November 2016’s flooding and earthquakes.

28 Sep 2017
News - making our rates system fairer

Making our rates system fairer

We're seeking input into two significant policies as we start thinking about next year's Long-term Plan.

28 Sep 2017
News - Dogs welcome in village centres

Dogs now welcome in village centres

Your dog can now join you outside your local café, following a rule change to allow dogs in village centres.

27 Sep 2017
News - Fresh new Porirua Farmers Market

Fresh new Farmers Market for Porirua

Get your taste buds ready for a fresh new Farmers Market coming to Porirua.

26 Sep 2017