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 - Cannons Creek students

Cannons Creek students in spotlight

An exciting part of this year’s Measina Festival is the debut performance based on the children’s story Watercress Tuna and the Children of Champion Street.

19 Nov 2017
Porirua City Centre

Government employment in Porirua grows

Around 350 government employees will relocate to a new space in Porirua.

16 Nov 2017
News - Measina Festival

Measina Festival – Porirua’s contemporary cultural treasure

New Zealand’s most talented Pasifika artists are on show at next month’s Measina Festival.

10 Nov 2017
News - Christmas in the Park

Festive family fun at Christmas in the Park

Christmas is coming and Porirua City is celebrating with an evening of festive family fun at Te Rauparaha Park.

9 Nov 2017
News - District Plan play image

Last few weeks to make your mark on Porirua’s District Plan

We've had lots of interest in our District Plan review - make sure you share your thoughts

8 Nov 2017
Onepoto harbour clean-up

Many hands made light work at harbour clean-up

Around 150 people mucked in and helped out at the clean-up of the harbour’s Onepoto Arm.

3 Nov 2017