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The Race to Vax 90!

The challenge has been laid down: Porirua vs Hutt City - the race is on!

Kia ora Porirua, we want to get those Covid-19 vaccination numbers up to keep our community safe.

In the spirit of healthy competition we've laid down a challenge to Hutt City to see which city can get to 90% fully vaccinated first, so let's do this!

Who's leading? Keep an eye on our Facebook page for the latest statistics from the Ministry of Health.

Latest update 18 November 2021

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All about the Race to Vax 90

Porirua Mayor Anita Baker has laid down the challenge to Hutt City Mayor Campbell Barry to see who can reach 90% first!

Mayor Baker wants to help encourage people to get their jabs, with incentives, sponsorship and prizes right through November as we hit targets.

It's all about keeping our city safe, so let's get to it.

Hutt City has jumped on board, and the race is on! Who's going to get to 90% first? #RaceToVax90



How to get involved

From 1 to 28 November 2021;

  • get vaccinated
  • add a pic or video to your Instagram story, tiktok or Facebook with proof (doesn’t have to be your face, it can be a pic of your card or place of vaccination)
  • tag or nominate your favourite local Porirua community group, church, choir, grassroots sports club, or school use the hashtag #jabjabwin5024 . Each time that group is tagged they will get $20.

The 3 groups with the highest nominations or tags in each category by the 28 November will win $5000 each! Categories are:

  • school
  • sports club
  • community group / church

Thank Hutt Mana Charitable Trust for sponsoring this race to 90%

To enter...

  • You MUST use the hashtag #jabjabwin5024 so we can track them.
  • You must be a resident of the wider Porirua region to be eligible.
  • If you don’t have social media you will be able to let the vaccinator/provider know which group they nominate and we will follow up.

Let’s do this for Porirua so we can go back to doing the things we love .


The challenge has been laid down: Porirua vs Hutt. Porirua lasgauuuu 🔥 From Monday 1 November 2021: Get vaccinated, add a pic or video to your story/tiktok/fb with proof (doesn’t have to be your face lol, can be a pic of your card or place of vax for e.g), and tag or nominate your favourite local Porirua community group, Church, choir, grassroots sports club, or school. Each time that group is tagged they will get $20. The 3 groups with the highest nominations or tags in each category by the 28th of November will win $5000 each! 🙏🏽 categories are: 1. School 2. Sports Club 3. Community group / Church HUGE shout out to to Hutt Mana Charitable Trust for sponsoring this ❤️ You MUST also use the hashtag: #jabjabwin5024 so we can track them. You must be a resident of the wider Porirua region to be eligible. If people don’t have social media they will be able to let the vaccinator/provider know which group they nominate and we will follow up. Let’s do this for Ptown so we can go back to doing the things we love ❤️ The Hutt has been challenged to the 90% race - everyone wants to win right? 🤪 lasgau! 🔥🔥 #ptownVhutt

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Where to get vaccinated in Porirua

Vaccination Events in Porirua

  • Ora Toa PC Tag Covid-19 Pop-Up Vaccination clinic, Porirua Tag Module, Ascot Park, Saturday 6 November, 10am - 4pm. Every person vaccinated will receive a voucher for a free kai
  • Pasifika Youth Vax Festival, Saturday 16 October, 9am - 5pm, Porirua Cannons Creek Cage


Covid-19 Vaccination services available in Porirua


Walk in Centres in Porirua

  • Maraeroa Marae Health Clinic COVID-19 Vaccination centre: 216 Warspite Avenue, Waitangirua. Walk-in Wednesday to Friday, 9am to 4pm
  • Ora Toa Covid-19 Vaccination Centre: 4 Lydney Place North. Walk-in Monday to Saturday, 8:30am to 3:45pm.

For more info or to book a jab visit bookmyvaccine.nz