Covid-19 Update


From Friday 3 December, Porirua City is at the orange setting of the traffic lights protection framework. This means some changes to the way we work and live, 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, local news and articles provided to local papers.


Make sure your dog’s up to scratch

All dogs aged over three months must be registered and reminder letters are going out to all dog owners in June.

16 May 2017
Playable Porirua

Making Porirua Play-able

Porirua City is leading the way in creating a playable city, where all children can play together at our parks, whatever their abilities or disabilities.

2 May 2017
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
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